Thursday, May 7, 2009

Daily Candy weekend recommendations

MIAMI | May 7, 2009

The Weekend Guide
What to Do This Weekend

Steak your claim.

Meat and Greet
What: Swank eatery Meat Market launches a Friday happy hour with buy-one-get-one-free cocktails, two-for-one oysters and shrimp, and cut-cost ceviche samplers.
Why: It’s a buyer’s market.
When: Fri., 5-8 p.m.
Where: 915 Lincoln Rd., South Beach (305-532-0088).

Symphony and Mystery
What: The New World Symphony’s season-ending soiree includes a performance by its fellows, followed by a funk, rhythm, and blues band.
Why: It’s a brave new world.
When: Sat., 9 p.m.
Where: 900 Biscayne Bay, 900 Biscayne Blvd., Downtown (305-673-3330). For tickets, e-mail

Dine-In Theater
What: B.E.D. kicks off a weekly $30 dinner-and-a-movie night on Thursday, screening The Departed and serving tapas.
Why: It’ll be a mob scene.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: 929 Washington Ave., South Beach (305-532-9070). Rezzies recommended.

Casino Night
What: Play blackjack, roulette, craps, and poker while nibbling Ra Sushi eats at the swanky affair to benefit YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign.
Why: Go all in.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Bird Rd. & Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables.

Treatments, Light Bites, and Cocktails
What: Espa spa’s new monthly event offers girly sips, canapes, and minitreatments (massage, facial, foot scrub) for $65.
Why: Show mom some TLC (get it?).
When: Thurs., 7-9 p.m.
Where: Espa at Acqualina, 17875 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach (305-918-8000).

Alvasul Beauty Hair + Art Opens
What: Celebrate the grand opening of the new Wynwood salon with belly dancers and booze before the usual manis and blowouts commence.
Why: It’s beauty marked.
When: Opening, Sat., 7 p.m. Regular hours, Tues. & Wed., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 190 NW 36th St., Wynwood (786-515-3240).

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