Monc Boutique Launches Kendall Location with Fall Fashion Tailgate 9/24/14

Monc Boutique Launches Kendall Location with Fall Fashion Tailgate
Wednesday, 09/24/2014 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Updated-InviteMonc Boutique Kendall
8514 Mills Drive,
Miami, Florida 33183
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Cost: Free and open to the public

After serving a year as South Miami’s go-to budget-friendly style haven, Monc Boutique is expanding its designer digs to a second location in The Palms at Town & Country at 8514 Mills Drive, Miami, FL 33183. To kick off the fashion frenzy, Monc will host a grand opening Fall Fashion Tailgate on Wednesday, September 24th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Guests are invited to mix and mingle while enjoying the best that fall fashion and beauty has to offer in Monc’s intimate, jewel box boutique. Shoppers can revamp their look for the season with a runway-ready braid at the complimentary braid bar by GBS The Beauty Store or paint their pouts in Lipstick Queen’s must-have fall hues at a lip touchup station. For the ultimate kiss and tell experience, guests can enjoy an individual “lip reading” to learn what their lip lines reveal about their personality.

To sustain their energy, shoppers are invited to indulge in complimentary cocktails, sugary confections by Ali’s Sweet Treats and football fare compliments of Cadillac Ranch, while perusing pop up trunk shows by Headbuds and Lil Miss Miami jewelry. In addition, Headbuds will host a DIY floral headband crafting station where crafty consumers can try their hand at a custom piece.

To complete the ultimate shopping experience, guests will enjoy an exclusive sneak peak at coveted pieces from Monc’s fall collection, featuring hand-picked pieces from popular, independent designers and local labels, all priced under $100. Shoppers looking to “gently” loosen their purse strings will enjoy a special 20% discount on all purchases (excluding non-sale merchandise, jewelry and accessories).

Monc is a specialty fashion and accessories boutique featuring the latest trends and styles hand-picked from independent designers around the world with price points under $100. For more info, visit Keep up to date on the latest from behind the racks at or join the conversation at

Lucifer’s Addiction Cocktail Release Party 9/27/14

Lucifer’s Addiction Cocktail Release Party
Saturday, 09/27/2014 – 09/28/2014 06:00 am – 02:00 am
LBG_LuciferAddiction_11x17-200dpiLou’s Beer Garden
7337 Harding Ave.,
Miami Beach, Florida 33141
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Cost: Free

A 6 month project ! in Collaboration with ANGEL’S ENVY BOURBON.
Barrel Age this blend with some Port Wine and we have a cocktail of such depth, even she might say its too good to be true.
So, mark that calendar, because this special libation wont last long.
Dusseldorf Weggs on deck. Sexy Sounds Assisted by Nudist Nuddie Boy.

High West Whiskey Dinner at Oak Tavern 9/25/14

High West Whiskey Dinner at Oak Tavern
Sunday, 09/25/2014 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
PrintOak Tavern
35 NE 40TH Street,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: $65.00 per person, exclusive of tax and tip

Utah’s first legal distillery since 1870, High West was founded in Park City in 2007 and has received multiple awards and accolades since that time including Whiskey Pioneer of the Year from Whiskey Advocate in 2011. A favorite among those who enjoy small batch, quality ingredients and a personal touch, the spirit blends perfectly with acclaimed Oak Tavern chef David Bracha’s modern American cuisine. Guests will sample five different whiskeys paired with four courses and a welcoming reception. Priced at $65.00 per person, exclusive of tax and tip, the feast will get underway on Thursday September 25 at 7:00 pm at the restaurant’s communal table. Seating is limited; reservations can be made by calling 786-391-1818.

September Harvest Wine Tastings at Eau Palm Beach 9/11/14

September Harvest Wine Tastings at Eau Palm Beach
Thursday, 09/11/2014 – 06:00 pm – 07:30 pm
september_harvestEau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
100 S Ocean Blvd,,
Manalapan, Florida 33462
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Cost: 50


This is a unique opportunity to meet vineyard owner Hugo Maldonado. Taste from his fields the beautiful creations of Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and handpicked special Red Blends.

Featuring California and Mexican-American inspired tapas

More about Hugo Maldonado:


Craft Spirits Festival 10/9/14

Craft Spirit Festival
Thursday, 10/09/2014 – 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
csf_5X7_flyer_RVCruz Building
3157 Commodore Plaza,
Coconut Grove, Florida 33133
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Cost: $75

The Craft Spirits Festival, the original exhibition of craft, small batch & artisanal spirits in Miami, will return for a 2nd year from October 1st – 9th.

This year’s festival will focus not only on celebrating and educating the public on Craft Spirits but on Craft Cocktails as well. There will be a weeklong series of events, including Seminars, Tours, Parties, Happy Hours, Cocktail Dinners and Industry/VIP only events in and around Miami. The culmination of the CRAFT SPIRITS FESTIVAL will be the Grand Tasting. The Grand Tasting will take place on Thursday, October 9th from 7-11pm in the New Orleans-inspired iconic Cruz Building in the heart of Coconut Grove to showcase producers of whiskies, rums, vodkas, gins and other distinct spirits and beverages, as well as the bartenders/mixologists that prepare amazing cocktails. More than 30 exhibitors will be showcasing 100+ distinct spirits. Attendees will be able to enjoy these UNLIMITED samples plus fine inspired hors d’oeuvres by some of the best local chefs in Miami.

Experience Penfolds with SOMM Film Star, DLynn Proctor 7/16/14

Experience Penfolds with SOMM Film Star, DLynn Proctor
Wednesday, 07/16/2014 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
DLP-PHOTO-SmallResWine by the Bay
888 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $95.00 per person

Wine by the Bay presents a Penfolds Wine Tasting event with special guest, DLynn Proctor, Penfolds Wine Ambassador. Proctor is notably recognized for his role in the Samuel Goldwyn Film’s SOMM Documentary Film. Guests will taste: Penfolds Grange 2009; St Henri Shiraz 2010; Bin 389, 2011 vintage; Bin 407, 2011 vintage; Bin 28, 2010 vintage; Bin 311 Chardonnay; Bin 51 Riesling; Bin 8 Shiraz/ Cabernet; Bin 9 Cabernet; and Bin 138 GSM. Wines will be paired with a selection of food bites by Chef Daniele Cosmo of CielGourmet.

Miami Culinary Tours: Wynwood Food and Art Tour

Today my wife and I did the Wynwood Food and Art Tour in Miami. This is a weekly event done by Miami Culinary Tours and is one of many versions around Miami set up to help you appreciate what the city has to offer. You can read a detailed review over at my website, but I decided to post an extensive gallery of photos here for you to see. Check out this and some of the other tours available! Enjoy!


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