Monday, May 3, 2010

Daily Candy

May 2, 2010 | Miami

Here's the Plan
Miami Events and Diversions
bubbles 'n ice!

Your cup overfloweth.

REFRESH
Bubbles ’n Ice Opens
What: Fresh-brewed premium teas with tapioca pearls (black, caramel rooibos, walnut green) that can be made sugar and lactose free.
Why: Italian water ices (black raspberry, green apple, cotton candy) or cream ices (Almond Joy, bananas Foster, Thin Mint, cannoli) made with fruit juice concentrate and puree.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 3061 NE 163rd St., Miami Beach (305-940-5001). Map It

ASSEMBLE
Yes Pasta Opens
What: A semi-self-serve restaurant where diners select from seven fresh pastas (rigatoni, gnocchi, capellini), fifteen sauces (fresh tomato basil, wild mushroom truffle) made with imported Italian ingredients, and add-ons like chicken and broccoli.
Why: Eat in or take out.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 14871 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami Beach (305-944-1006). Map It

SHOP
Dallin Chase Sale
What: Up to 70 percent off the lightweight, resort-friendly collection of tops and frocks.
Why: Spring-into-summer staples like the oversize Birsch shirtdress.
When: You’re in the mood to show some leg.
Where: Online at swirl.com.

LEARN
Barbershop Singing for Beginners
What: Free classes led by the Singing Miamians of Pinecrest.
Why: Seek harmony.
When: Thru May 26. Every Wed., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Evelyn Greer Park, in the meeting hall, 8200 SW 124th St., Pinecrest. To reserve, call 305-274-7464. Map It

WATCH
Miami Film Race
What: A screening of original short films written, shot, edited, and scored in a 24-hour period by local filmmakers.
Why: Winner proceeds to the national competition.
When: Wed., 7 p.m.
Where: Bill Cosford Cinema, at University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Dr., Coral Gables (305-284-4861). Tickets ($10) at the door. Map It