Things to do for October 16, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend is opening high.

Thursday
Dollar Claws at Monty's
THURSDAY CLAWING

Dollar Claws at Monty's

Your dollar is looking pretty strong at Monty's tonight. The Coconut Grove happy-hour shack is celebrating forty years of margaritaville memories with $1 stone crab claws. It's one instance where your love of seafood may trump your intolerance for tie-dye.

411: 6pm-11pm, Oct 16, Monty's Raw Bar, 2550 S. Bayshore Drive (at Rockerman), 305-856-3992

Friday
Spa Week Wraps
FRIDAY SPA-ING

Spa Week Wraps

The current economic crisis is doing nothing for the kinks in your neck. This weekend is your last chance to partake of $50 rubdowns at spas like Uhma and Sports Club/LA. Consider it your body's bailout package.

411: Ends Oct 19, various locations throughout the city, info here

Saturday
Miami Craft Market
SATURDAY SHOPPING

Miami Craft Market

At this self-proclaimed craft wonderland in the Design District, pick up a few pieces of refurbished vintage furniture to round out your eco-chic lair. Or just flirt with all the artsy girls who will be milling about.

411: 12pm-5pm, Oct 18, Upper East Side Garden, 7244 Biscayne Blvd (between 72nd and 73rd), 305-984-3231

Monday
Fratelli Lyon's Menu Fisso
MONDAY ANTIPASTI

Fratelli Lyon's Menu Fisso

Put your immediate dining future in the hands of chef Ken Lyon and his rustic Italian fare. Order up one of his four-course specials this month and let the kitchen choose which pasta goes best with your meal. And your Monday.

411: $30, wine pairings $20, Mon-Wed in Oct, Fratelli Lyon, 4141 NE. 2nd Ave (at 41st), 305-572-2901

Wednesday
Signature Chefs and Wine Extravaganza
WEDNESDAY TASTING

Signature Chefs and Wine Extravaganza

Bank some good karma and quite a few delicious bites at this walk-around tasting gala. The food parade includes an open bar and dishes from fine restaurants like Pacific Time, Abokado and Table 8. Go ahead, have another Kobe slider, it's for a good cause.

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