Friday, January 16, 2009

Daily Candy weekend recommendations

The Weekend Guide
What to Do This Weekend
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Blitz Build 2009
What: Habitat for Humanity needs eager volunteers (or, equally appreciated, lazy cash offerings) to build ten homes in two weeks in Homestead.
Why: You hammer in the morning.
When: Sign up, now; build, Feb. 2-6 & 9-13.
Where: To volunteer, call Carlos Beron at 305-634-3628.

A Fish Called Avalon 20th Anniversary Party
What: The SoBe fave celebrates two decades with comped drinks and hors d’oeuvres, DJ Mark Leventhal, Latin band The Beach Brothers, and a shrimp cocktail bar.
Why: Fall in guppy love.
When: Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: Avalon Hotel, 700 Ocean Dr., South Beach (305-532-1727). R.S.V.P. to Map It

A Jew Grows in Brooklyn
What: The NY Times-endorsed musical comedy explores Jake Ehrenreich’s journey from Brooklyn to Broadway.
Why: It’s unorthodox.
When: Sat.-Feb. 1. Wed. & Thurs., 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 1 & 5 p.m.
Where: Alper JCC Robert Russell Theater, 11155 SW 112th Ave., Kendall (305-271-9000). Tickets online at Map It

The Sweetest Things
What: Cast your ballot for your favorite DailyCandy pick of ’08.
Why: Rock the vote.
When: Polls close tomorrow. Winners announced Jan. 29.
Where: Online at

The Grill Prix Fixe
What: The Setai’s sumptuous steakhouse offers three courses for $55, along with antipasti and a glass of champers.
Why: Make ends meat.
When: Wed., Thurs. & Sun., 7-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 7-10:30 p.m.
Where: 2001 Collins Ave., South Beach (305-520-6800). Map It

Rucht D`Oleo Designs Sale
What: The local designer makes room for her spring collection by marking down past styles (dresses start at $25; tops at $20).
Why: Dress for recess.
When: Fri. & Sat., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 773 NE 125th St., North Miami (305-892-4481).

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