Third Annual Burger King Beach Run Registration Now Open 10/10/15

Third Annual Burger King Beach Run Registration Now Open
Saturday, 10/10/2015 – 06:30 am –
BKBEACHRUNLummus Park
Ocean Drive, 5th – 15th Street,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: Registration fees for the 5K are $30 for adults, $15 for those 18 years of age and under, and $5 for Kiddie Dash runners ages 3-8. Registration fees for the 10K are $40 for adults and $25 for those 18 years of age and under.

The BURGER KING McLAMORE Foundation announces the opening of online registration for its third annual beachside race, the BURGER KING Beach Run. This year, the Foundation has added a 10K course to welcome runners looking for an added challenge. Presented by Burger King Corp. in partnership with media sponsor WTVJ-NBC6, the race benefits South Florida high school students through the Foundation’s BURGER KING Scholars program.

All race participants will end at the finish line, where a race after-party awaits, including a Family Fun Zone with interactive play zones, a hydration station with beverages and snacks, and live music and DJ entertainment, along with on-site appearances by WTVJ-NBC6 TV personalities.

Debris Free Oceans Eco Fashion Show 9/26/15

Debris Free Oceans Eco Fashion Show
Saturday, 09/26/2015 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
debrisfreeoceanINVITEFreehand Miami
2727 Indian Creek Drive,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $30

WHO: Debris Free Oceans is a Miami-based non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire local communities to responsibly manage the lifecycle of plastics and waste as part of a global initiative to eradicate marine debris from beaches, reefs and oceans.

WHAT: In an effort to create awareness and raise money to assist in keeping our oceans clean, Debris Free Oceans is thrilled to present their first-ever sustainable Fashion Show & Fundraiser showcasing the hottest up & coming global brands dedicated to marine preservation. The event will be on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 6PM to 9PM at the Freehand Miami. This is a ticketed event and open to the public.

Ticket prices start at $30, which includes 2 complimentary Naked Turtle cocktails handcrafted by the mixologists at Freehand Miami, a Debris Free Oceans stainless steel tumbler, a $25 gift card to G-Star RAW at Lincoln Road or Aventura Mall, a 25% off coupon code for Mia Marcelle and an IMSY bracelet set made from reclaimed swimsuit materials. The event will also feature a silent auction for guests to bid on throughout the event.

Tickets are limited. To purchase: http://www.debrisfreeoceans.org/tickets/
100% of proceeds go directly to education & outreach funding for Debris Free Oceans.

Additional participating brands: Bureo Skateboards, Indosole, Riz Boardshorts, Waterlust, Pura Vida Bracelets, IMSY Swimwear, Artesanias, Barre Elements, Circa 39 Hotel Miami Beach, MR Paddleboard Adventure Tours, Miami Life Center, Love is Mighty and Alma Mei.

For additional information about Debris Free Oceans please visit www.debrisfreeoceans.com

Beats, Brews & BBQ 8/30/15

Beats, Brews & BBQ
Sunday, 08/30/2015 – 01:00 pm – 06:00 pm
BEATS_BREW_AND_BARBECUE_816x1056-boysNational Hotel Miami Beach
1677 Collins Ave.,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $25

Get ready for the 1st ever summertime pool party from your friends at White Party Week, Concrete Beach Brewery and The National Hotel as we proudly present “Beats, Brew and BBQ”, a summer fling with DJ D-Stu on the turntables, poolside at the National Hotel in Miami Beach.

Each paid admission includes access to the National Hotel pool for the day, two artfully crafted beers from Concrete Beach Brewery and one barbecue menu item, including condiments and chips, from the National Hotel poolside barbecue. Additional beverages and food items will be available for purchase at event. Chaise lounges are available on a first come basis.

Giveaways, fun and games for all. Get your groove on and pass the sunscreen, your summer fling awaits.

Live at Aloft Hotels Celebrates Launch of 2015 Project: Aloft Star Global Music Competition 8/24/15

Live at Aloft Hotels Celebrates Launch of 2015 Project: Aloft Star Global Music Competition
Thursday, 08/27/2015 – 07:30 pm – 10:00 pm
LAAH_SouthBeach_Flyer_Web-00000002Aloft South Beach
2360 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: Free

Aloft Hotels is celebrating their biggest Project: Aloft Star competition yet with an exclusive Live at Aloft Hotels concert featuring past Project: Aloft Star Winner Jackie Stabb as well as a headlining performance from up and coming trio Life of Dillon.
Making a surprise appearance as an Assistant Crew Member during the show will be Aloft’s robotic butler, Botlr, who will also be on hand before and after the show for selfies and other surprises. Botlr is currently moonlighting in Miami during a temporary reassignment from his regular post at Aloft Cupertino.

Brunch for the Animals 11/22/15

Brunch for the Animals
Sunday, 11/22/2015 – 11:30 am –
2015-Brunch-HeaderFontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
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Kicking off the holiday season is the Humane Society of Greater Miami’s 19th annual Brunch for the Animals. Scheduled for November 22, 2015 at the chic Fontainebleau Miami Beach, this fabulous feast is the gift that keeps on giving, helping to raise funds for the care, medical treatment and shelter of more than 400 animals each and every day. At the brunch, two-legged guests will enjoy a most exquisite holiday meal with cocktails, while their four-legged companions enjoy their own special buffet as well. The event offers guests the chance to get a head start on their holiday shopping at an exciting silent auction, while also enjoying the variety of retailers available at the Fontainebleau. We are honored to have Alan G. Randolph, Steven Rodriguez, Amy Zakarin and Isaac Rosenberg as Chairs of the event, as well as Belkys Nerey, a wonderful and dear friend of the animals and of our Humane Society, who will emcee.

Reminder – Bacchanal Wednesday’s at Bagatelle Miami Beach 8/26/15

Reminder – Bacchanal Wednesday’s at Bagatelle Miami Beach
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 – 07:00 pm – 12:00 am
image001Bagatelle Miami Beach
220 21st Street,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Catch Bacchanal Wednesdays at Bagatelle Miami Beach before the season ends!

The mid-week Summer celebration features

50% off the entire wine and champagne list with no corkage fee.

Outside wines welcome at no cost!

Wednesdays, 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Reservations: (305) 704-3900

220 21st Street, Miami Beach
www.bagatellemiami.com

The 28th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous 11/12/15

The 28th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous
Thursday, 11/12/2015 – 11/14/2015 12:00 pm – 07:30 pm
BGCBC-2015-Rendezvous_Headlining-Entertainment_Pointer-SistersFisher Island Club
One Fisher Island Drive,
Fisher Island, Florida 33109
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On November 12-14, 2015 guests will spend three days on Fisher Island, Florida. This annual charity event is one of the largest social superyacht gatherings in the world, raising more than $30 million to date to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County and the 12,750 at-risk youth it serves. The 28th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous will feature traditional weekend favorites such as the famed “Dine Around the Docks” Yacht Hop, where Rendezvous attendees will board the magnificent yachts and be treated to the ‘good life’ as yacht owners and captains do their best to out-do one another and truly impress their guests. The event will feature a “Miami Vice” Costume Ball on Friday evening with entertainment by Rubix Kube. The weekend will also include a “Moon Over Miami” themed gala where guests will enjoy entertainment by The Pointer Sisters! Previous performers include Kool & the Gang, Huey Lewis and the News, The Doobie Brothers, Donna Summer, Michael Bolton, KC & The Sunshine Band, Earth Wind & Fire and more.

7th Annual Women of Influence 8/27/15

7th Annual Women of Influence
Thursday, 08/27/2015 – 08/27/2015 05:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Screen-Shot-2015-08-18-at-7.50.19-AMJungle Island Treetop Ballroom
1111 Parot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: 75 in advance and 80 day of event

The Executive networking fundraiser and cocktail reception of the year, established to showcase a panel of prominent business women within Miami-Dade County, highlighting their commitment to the YWCA’s mission to empower women, as they share their personal stories and insights for leading successful businesses in our community.

PechaKucha Miami #31 Miami Obscura 8/26/15

PechaKucha Miami #31 Miami Obscura
Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 6:30PM – 10:00PM
Deauville Beach Resort
6701 Collins Avenue
Miami, FL 33141
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Without a doubt Miami is the Magic City. There is a unique alchemy of cigar smoke, the Everglades, luxury condos, sunshine, contemporary art, hurricanes, nightclubs, Tequestas, celebrities, and cordaditos that has created such a vibrant city.
PechaKucha Miami in collaboration with Fordistas will feature six local luminaries who will bring to life some of the city’s lesser known stories in short presentations less than six minutes each. Won’t you join us for a night of Miami Obscura?
LUMINARIES
Joel Fernandez, product/81 creative lab
Alejandro Mendoza, Giants in the City
Melissa Meruelo, Deauville Beach Resort
James Anderson, MBA, Penned Impression: Caribbean Medicare Mafia
Rosemarie Romero, Esthetic Theory: Beyond HyperLust and PornNail$
Louise Irvine, WMODA: Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts
The Fordistas program, powered by South Florida Ford, is a platform for emerging arts and culture focused on nurturing and elevating homegrown talent in our community.
Beats provided by DJ Andie Sweetswirl
Special installation by Giants in the City
Media partnerships with Atlas Obscura, The New Tropic, and Tropicult

Photographs of Florida Supercon Celebrates A Decade of Comics and Pop Culture in South Florida on 6/25/15 – 6/28/15

Florida Supercon Celebrates A Decade of Comics and Pop Culture in South Florida at Miami Beach Convention Center on June 25- June 28, 2015.  Had such an amazing time, they just keeping getting better every year.  Supercon is Miami’s largest comic, anime, gaming and pop convention.

Mark your calendars for next years Florida Supercon at the Miami Beach Convention Center on July 1-4, 2016.

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Digest Miami’s Beach Feast presented by Afrohead Rums NEW DATE 9/19/15

Digest Miami’s Beach Feast presented by Afrohead Rums
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Saturday, 09/29/2015 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Surfcomber Hotel Miami Beach
1717 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $45 General Admission, $100 VIP

Digest Miami’s Beach Feast presented by AFROHEAD Premium Aged Dark Rum at the Surfcomber South Beach celebrates Miami Spice on September 19th, 2015.

Indulge in an oceanfront oasis while sampling delicious bites including Miami Spice dishes from a select group of Miami’s top restaurants. Relax among Surfcomber South Beach’s lush landscaped pool or dip your toes into their private sandy lounge area while you dance to sensual groove and funk beats by a guest DJ.

This walk-around moonlit #BeachFeast will take place from 8PM to 10PM for General Admission ticket holders including unlimited food samples and one (1) complimentary Afrohead Rum Cocktail. A limited number of VIP Tickets will be available providing 1-hour early admission at 7PM, unlimited bites and access to Surfcomber’s Private Rooftop Cabana Deck with premium seating overlooking an oceanfront oasis. VIP guests also gain access to a private VIP bar experience featuring complimentary Afrohead Rum Cocktails.

For more information, visit MiamiBeachFeast.com or like us on Facebook
Cost: Purchase Tickets Here

$100 | VIP Access
Includes 1-hour early entrance, unlimited bites, access to private rooftop cabana lounge and access to private VIP bar courtesy of Afrohead Rum.

$45 | GA Access
Includes festival access, unlimited bites and One (1) complimentary Afrohead Rum cocktail

Signup for a FREE Digest Miami Membership and receive Ticket Discount Code
Official HASHTAGS: #BeachFeast #MiamiSpice #Rumspect

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Digest Miami:
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/DigestMiami
Twitter – @DigestMiami
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Surfcomber Miami Beach:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/surfcomberhotel
Twitter: @Kimpton
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Afrohead Rums:
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Miami Spice:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ilovemiamispice
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Instagram: @miamiandbeaches

About Digest Miami
Digest Miami is South Florida’s visual guide to the best restaurants, chefs, and gastronomical experiences with access to exclusive dinners, wine tastings, and one-of-a-kind food experiences. At Digest Miami our mission is to go beyond cooking and explore the many stories behind the food we eat and the people that make up our culinary world. From the concepts that inspire great restaurants to the vision behind each Chef’s signature dish, we are committed to the exploration of food in all its facets.

About Surfcomber South Beach, a Kimpton Hotel
As a Kimpton hotel in Miami Beach, Surfcomber loves finding multiple ways to woo you. It all starts with the beach, irresistibly at their doorstep. Other hotels in South Beach have pools, but Surfcomber’s comes with swaying palm trees and creative, social Daylife fun. Spa services, a fitness center and a private sandy oasis round out Surfcomber’s alluring amenities.

About Afrohead Rums
Afrohead Premium Aged Dark Rum is an offering to genuine inspiration. It is for those brave enough to drink in the greatness of life without the need for pretense or justification. It is meticulously crafted by our rum savant for the storytellers, the rebels, the pioneers. Here’s to a rum that stands alone in a world of uniformity. Afrohead Rum – nothing defines you.

About Miami Spice
The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau organizes Miami Spice, a mouth-watering restaurant promotion showcasing the very best of Miami cuisine. From August 1 – September 30, restaurants offer three-course meals featuring signature dishes created by world-renowned chefs at reduced prices.

Jungle Boogie Part III 8/14/15

Jungle Boogie Part III
Friday, 08/14/2015 – 11:00 pm –
JungleBoogie_8.10-1Deauville Beach Resort
6701 Collins Ave,
Miami, Florida 33141
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Cost: Free

Get down and feel the funk at the third monthly Jungle Boogie, brought to you by Miami locals and nightlife aficionados Jourdan Binder and Savannah Buffett. Combining their love of late nights on the dance floor and live music, the concept pairs top DJs with live horn players in unique performances curated for an evening of all-out ass shaking revelry. For the third installment, it’s all about the cool, fun, and totally hip Gabby Mejia taking it to the decks and accompanied by Emiliano Torres from Xperimento on ​the ​trumpet. A jungle awaits you at the Deauville’s Jazz Room, a nocturnal tropical oasis where conversation is optional, but dancing shoes are absolutely mandatory!

The FloriDale Soundsystem + Dj’s Stereo 77 & Kinky Electric Noise 8/21/15

The FloriDale Soundsystem + Dj’s Stereo 77 & Kinky Electric Noise
Friday, 08/21/2015 – 09:00 pm – 02:00 am
11880822_10154090105213294_785054815_nClandestino Pub
758 Washington Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: Free

The FloriDale Soundsystem Live + Dj’s Stereo 77 & Kinky Electric Noise on the Tropical BEATS! A Tropical, Electro-Cumbia, and Global Bass music party + live band playing live electronic musica latina.

The Boogie is Back at The Deauville Beach Resort 8/14/15

The Boogie is Back at The Deauville Beach Resort
JungleBoogieFriday, August 14, 11pm
Jazz Room of the Deauville Beach Resort
6701 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Get down and feel the funk at the third monthly Jungle Boogie, brought to you by Miami locals and nightlife aficionados Jourdan Binder and Savannah Buffett. Combining their love of late nights on the dance floor and live music, the concept pairs top DJs with live horn players in unique performances curated for an evening of all-out ass shaking revelry. For the third installment, it’s all about the cool, fun, and totally hip Gabby Mejia taking it to the decks and accompanied by a special guest on the trumpet. A jungle awaits you at the Deauville’s Jazz Room, a nocturnal tropical oasis where conversation is optional, but dancing shoes are absolutely mandatory!

Nick D’Annunzio’s Neon or Nothing Birthday Party 8/15/15

Nick D’Annunzio’s Neon or Nothing Birthday Party
Saturday, 08/15/2015 – 09:00 pm –
NON_v09Thompson Miami Beach
4041 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
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Join us for the celebration of Nick D’Annunzio’s birthday at Thompson Miami Beach’s Neon or Nothing pool party. If you wish to SWIM we will have bath suits and NEON body paint. Music by DJ Leo Medina. After midnight, the party will continue at the hotel’s 1930s House, bungalow bar from 12 a.m. to 2 a.m. with sounds by PAPERWATER. If you wish to stayover, there will be special Saturday night room rates starting at $139. When looking, guests must use the promo code: NICKBDAY

Chef Jamie DeRosa’s Kitchen Collab Summer Dining Series 8/10/15

Chef Jamie DeRosa’s Kitchen Collab Summer Dining Series
Monday, 08/10/2015 – 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
6x6-eflyer3Tongue & Cheek
431 Washington Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $75

Last chance for tickets! Chef Jamie DeRosa’s Kitchen Collab Summer Dining Series continues with four-time James Beard “Best Chef in the South” award finalist Justin Devillier of La Petite Grocery in New Orleans, LA.

5 course dinner – $75 per person
Additional $25 for beverage pairings

For reservations, call 305.704.2990