The Lifestyle List


Throughout the Month

Miami Spice and more fun through the month of September


Miami Spice

  • The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau presents the 17th Miami Spice, showcasing Greater Miami’s diverse culinary scene. Fine dining restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe Miami Spice menus at reduced prices ($23 per person for lunch and brunch / $39 per person for dinner). Prices include an appetizer, entrée and dessert; tax, tip, libations and service charges are additional.
  • This weekend, try Le Zoo for lunch or dinner. Stephen Starr’s South of France-inspired restaurant offers lunch entreés ranging from the Organic Salmon to the Duck Confit A L’Orange, and dinner options including the Veal Paillard and more.
  • When: Through Sept. 30
  • Info: 305.602.9663; iLoveMiamiSpice.com


Crave GFL Restaurant Month

  • When: Sept. 1-Sept. 30
  • Where: Throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Enjoy three-course gourmet dinner menus for either $35 or $45 throughout the month.
  • This weekend, try BAO Bar + Asian Kitchen‘s pan-Asian cuisine with choices such as lobster guacamole, charred octopus, pad thai, sashimi platter, Peking duck and more.
  • Where: 1200 E Las Olas Blvd #101, Fort Lauderdale
  • Info: tinyurl.com/yaw64fdr


“Mary, Mary”

  • When: Sept. 14-30
  • Where: The Vanguard, 1501 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Thinking Cap Theatre presents a play exploring the two Marys in Mary Shelley’s life: her mother Mary Wollstonecraft, who died giving birth to her, and her stepmother.
  • Info: vanguardarts.org


Florida Biennial

  • When: Sept. 14-Oct. 21
  • Where: Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood
  • What: The exhibit features work from Florida artists and explores issues of ecology and multicultural identities, presenting a vision for Florida’s cultural climate and its place in a global economy.
  • Info: artandculturecenter.org


Instagram Photo Exhibit

  •  Photos from the Arts Council of Greater Weston Instagram Photo Contest, “Life Is Color” will be on exhibit.
  • When: Sept. 7-27
  • Where: Weston Branch Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd.
  • Info: 1weston.com



Friday, September 14

Fun for the kids and for you.


Disney on Ice: Mickey’s Search Party

  • When: Through Sept. 16
  • Where: BB&T Center
  • What: The young and young-at-heart enjoy a new show of skating and stunts with adventures starring favorite characters such as Tinker Bell and Elsa.
  • Info: thebbtcenter.com


Riverwalk Summer Social Cruise

  • When: 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: 301 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Board the Anticipation IV and enjoy an open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres.
  • Info: 954.468.1541; goriverwalk.com


Friday Night Sound Waves

  • The free live music series on Fort Lauderdale Beach continues with the Tito C. Band, playing cool classics and favorite dance tunes.
  • Where: The Hub at Las Olas & A1A
  • When: 6-9 p.m.
  • Info: fridaynightsoundwaves.com



Saturday, September 15

A variety of events to keep the weekend going.


“The Science of Archimedes”

  • When: Opens Sept. 15
  • Where: Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: The traveling exhibit from the Museum of Leonardo da Vinci in Florence highlights the scientific achievements of the scientist who lived more than 2,000 years ago.
  • Info: mods.org


Sting and Shaggy

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
  • What: Genres collide when the Jamaican rapper and English singer share the stage, bringing to life the musical chemistry captured in their joint album “44/876.”
  • Info: fillmoremb.com


International Dinner Dance

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: Coral Springs Marriott at Heron Bay, 11775 Heron Bay Blvd.
  • What: Coral Springs’ Multicultural Advisory Committee hosts “Bella Notte in Italia—That’s Amore!” with hors d’oeuvres, Italian buffet, live show and more. Guests are welcome to dress in international attire.
  • Info: coralsprings.org/dinnerdance


Lost ’80s Live

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Amp, 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach
  • What: It’s a blast from the past with Wang Chung, Naked Eye and Farrington and Mann of When in Rome.
  • Info: theamppompano.org


Carlos Vives

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
  • What: The Colombian superstar and Grammy award winner has entertained fans for more than 30 years.
  • Info: aaarena.com


Sammy Hagar and The Circle

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Hard Rock Event Center, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood
  • What: The Red Rocker, who spent time as the lead singer of Van Halen, sings new and old favorites with his band.
  • Info: seminolehardrockhollywood.com



Sunday, September 16

National Guacamole Day


National Guacamole Day

  • Where: Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar and Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican at Gulfstream Park
  • What: To celebrate the special holiday at Rocco’s, sample from over 300 varieties of tequila, alone or mixed with Rocco’s famous homemade Margarita sour mix, nibble on tableside guacamole (pictured above), and enjoy cuisine that embodies the true spirit of Mexico.
  • At Cantina Laredo, the menu will be half-price with the purchase of an entree ($5.25; regularly $10.50). (Pictured left)
  • Info: roccostacos.com; cantinalaredo.com


BMX Trickstars

  • When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Festival Marketplace, 2900 W. Sample Road, Pompano Beach
  • What: The free events includes performances by a BMX stunt show with more than 20 years of experience as well as vendors.
  • Info: shopfestival.com


Brimstone Restaurant Group Pour Off

  • When: 1-3 p.m.
  • Where: Beach House Pompano
  • What: Each week, staff at Brimstone Woodfire Grill and Beach House Pompano have created cocktails with Herradura Tequila and the competition ends on Sunday with a final judged competition.
  • In honor of the competition, Beach House Pompano will have a slip n’ slide available for all ages (even adults!) along with food, drinks and live entertainment.
  • Info: 954.607.6530


Rose with Jose

  • When: Noon-4 p.m.
  • Where: Habitat at 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Avenue
    Miami Beach
  • What: The brunch comes with bottomless rosé starting at $19 with the option of higher tiered rosé for more. Chef Jose Mendin will be working the room talking to guests and mingling with diners. The dining experience will offer the brunch menu along with specialty curated dishes.
  • Tickets: $19
  • Info: 1hotels.com/south-beach



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