COMO Shambhala Urban Escape_Facial BollusCOMO Shambhala Urban Escape 

Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, the inaugural hotel property in the U.S by COMO Hotels and Resorts, invites enthusiasts and aficionados of holistic health to experience COMO’s award-winning wellness and spa concept for the months of July and August, at the hotel’s COMO Shambhala Urban Escape during the spa’s participation in Miami Spa Month 2015. Located on the hotel’s eighth floor, COMO Shambhala Urban Escape will offer a broad selection of the most popular and diverse signature treatments to choose from – all at exclusively reduced rates from July 1 through August 31. Local South Florida residents receive 15% off any treatment 60 minutes or longer on the full COMO Shambhala Treatment Menu (not combined with any other promotion).  COMO Shambhala follows a healthy living philosophy that takes its inspiration from mythological roots: in ancient Buddhists texts. “Shambhala” refers to the center of peace and harmony in Sanskrit. Reservations at COMO Shambhala Urban Escape at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach can be made by calling 305-695-3600 or emailing For more information on COMO Shambhala, visit



INDP-HDRNikki Beach Miami Does the 4th of July 

Nikki Beach Miami, the quintessential South of France style beach club known for it’s joie de vivre and larger than life celebrations does 4th of July the good, old American way – with explosive beats, over-the-top BBQ, and a massive fireworks display across the South Beach sky. Celebrated at each of the twelve Nikki Beach locations across the world, Fourth of July Nikki Beach-style has become legendary. This year, IndepenDance DJ’s include Boris, Cocodrills, Vanjee, Patrick M, ALX, Allan Gallego, Bill Kelly, Donnie Lowe, Carabetta & Doon, Thinking of Us, Chiri, Yander Delgado and surprise guests take to the decks, leading guests into hours of dance floor revelry.

Beachside, guests can feast on the ultimate BBQ featuring eight kinds of burgers – from The St. Tropez Foie Gras Burger, featuring seared foie gras, sautéed mushrooms and a fried egg, to the ‘Meeerrrica Burger featuring American cheese and pork belly bacon smashed between two glazed donuts – and many more. Also on the menu are a variety of foot-long hot dogs smothered in chili and slaw, and Chef Frank’s famous truffle fries, fried macaroni and cheese balls and many more. The night is complete with a massive fireworks show – one of only two that take place directly on South Beach – exclusively for Nikki Beach guests who can recline on the beach club’s luxurious day beds or sit with their toes in the sand teepee-side while watching the night sky.

IndepenDANCE takes place July 4th from noon til 11pm and is 21+. Tickets start at $20.00 and burgers start at $10.00. For more information visit Nikki Beach is located at One Ocean Drive, Miami Beach FL.


thOGIU1SC4Passion at First Bite with Chef Jenny Patrizia at Kitchen 305

Kitchen 305, located in the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort, is spicing up Tuesday nights in South Florida with a new culinary experience that will leave participants craving for more. This summer celebrity chef and aphrodisiac culinary guru, Jenny Patrizia, world-renowned as the Sexy Nutritionist, will be raising the temperature at Kitchen 305 as she teaches classes on how to create healthy aphrodisiac meals, succulent desserts and delectable drinks. Passion at First Bite, a company founded by the Sexy Nutritionist, specializes in unique, fun, sexy cooking classes that only use aphrodisiac ingredients. Couples, groups and singles can participate in the class for only $37.50 a person. Classes are every Tuesday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Kitchen 305; For reservations, call 305.749.2110.