Thursday, July 1, 2010

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July 1, 2010 | Miami

The Weekend Guide
Miami Events and Diversions
national ice cream month at coral bar!

Here’s the scoop.

National Ice Cream Month
What: Gourmet tribute to Reagan’s official designation of July includes an ice cream laboratory, sommelier, and roving toppings cart (think balsamic-soaked strawberries).
Why: Salty dulce de leche with popcorn, white sapote, maple syrup and bacon, mango, and Thai red curry ($3 per scoop).
When: Thru July 31. Daily, noon-5 p.m. & 6-11 p.m.
Where: Coral Bar, at The Tides, 1220 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach (305-604-5070). Map It

Willow Stream Spa Deal
What: A 90-minute, customized deep-cleansing facial or relaxation massage for $99 (reg. $129-$189).
Why: All-day access to the fitness facility and the resort’s Cascata pool.
When: Thru Aug. 31. Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: At Fairmont Turnberry Isle, 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura (305-933-6930). Map It

Neiman Marcus Last Call Fourth of July Storewide Sale
What: Save 30 percent on a variety of designer threads, from fabulous new arrivals to already-reduced items.
Why: With that discount, you can buy 30 percent more, right?
When: Thru July 6.
Where: Find the store nearest you online at

A Taste of France
What: Wine tasting, followed by a demonstration of authentic French cooking by chef Marc Debas and a four-course meal ($85 all inclusive and complimentary valet) at Aaria Bar & Lounge.
Why: Frog legs in tarragon sauce, foie gras with caramelized mango, branzino filet with nicoise salad, and poached meringue with caramel crisp.
When: Sat. Wine tasting, 6-8 p.m.; dinner, 8-10 p.m.
Where: Acqualina Resort & Spa, 17875 Collins Ave. Reservations to 305-918-6860. Map It

Tap Dogs
What: Hot Aussie dancers who performed at the opening of the Sydney Olympics shuffle into the Ziff Ballet Opera House.
Why: In lieu of tap shoes, they wear rockin’ metal-soled boots.
When: Thru July 11.
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. (305-949-6722). Tickets ($40-$50) online at Map It

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