Friday, May 9, 2008

Daily Candy Weekend Guide

What to Do This Weekend

Mother’s Day, Smother’s Day.

Out of the Blue
What: Our favorite indie coffee shop gets a liquor license and celebrates by launching happy hour with two-for-one wine specials.
Why: You’ve got the blues.
When: Fri., 5-11 p.m.
Where: 2426 NE 2nd Ave. (305-573-3800).

Rucht D’Oleo Party
What: Local designer offers wine, cheese, tunes, and 40 percent off for moms (20 percent for the rest).
Why: Popping out a kid is rewarding.
When: Fri., 7-11 p.m.
Where: 773 NE 125 St. (305-892-4481).

What: Escape from everyday life on The Islands of the Bahamas. Enjoy snorkeling in crystal-clear waters, sunbathing on white sand beaches, sport fishing, sailing, playing golf, enjoying the vibrant nightlife, and more.
Why: Water so clear, you can see through it from space. (So say the astronauts.)
When: How quickly can you pack?
Where: Book now at

Oyuki Sale
What: Mint, Yaya, Carolina K, and more at 20 percent off, along with snacks by Le Cafe.
Why: Shop and load.
When: Fri., 2-8 p.m.
Where: 7418 Biscayne Blvd. (305-403-1500).

Something to Share Scarf
What: A limited-edition $30 Hermès-esque scarf designed by P. Diddy.
Why: Proceeds go to Dress for Success, helping disadvantaged women find economic freedom.
When: Now till they run out.
Where: Trust A.B., 14741 Biscayne Blvd. (305-957-7033).

Against the Grain
What: Wash down the Bakehouse Art Complex’s exhibit of gritty urban art with vodka at the opening party.
Why: Bright lights, big city.
When: Sat., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 561 NW 32nd St. (305-576-2828).

Lou Gehrig’s Disease Run/Walk
When: Jog, skip, or just lazily donate to the ALS Recovery Fund, which raises money to find a cure.
Why: It’s a home run.
When: Sat., 7:30 a.m.
Where: Dinner Key Auditorium, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove.

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