Things to do for March 05, 2009

The Weekender

Free Beer, Movie Parties and Sushi Revivals

The weekend is grass-fed.

Thursday
Abokado Reopens
Sushi Back

Abokado Reopens

The Mary Brickell Village sushi stalwart is reopening its blond wood doors with a revamped menu and talk of near-perfect sashimi. With rolls under $10 and bento box lunches for $17, they're putting their money where their mouth is.

Now open, 900 S. Miami Ave (at SE. 9th), 305-347-3700

March Madness at 8 oz.
Burger Heaven

March Madness at 8 oz.

Govind Armstrong's eco-friendly burger bar is now your wallet-friendly beer and beef spot, sliding you 12-ounce microbrews on the house with every burger you order. It's possibly the greatest buy-one-get-one ever invented.

Now until March 31, 1080 Alton Rd (N. of 10th), 305-397-8246

Saturday
Miami Film Festival After-Parties
Post-Screening

Miami Film Festival After-Parties

The Miami Film Festival kicks off this weekend, but to be honest we're more excited about what this means for your evenings, post-credits. Every night at the Catalina, there'll be drink specials and gratis sushi, not to mention a few actresses roaming around. Time to break out your "producer" blazer…

12am-2am, March 7-13, 1732 Collins Ave (N. of 17th), 305-674-1160

Tuesday
Lounge Opening Party
Grand Opening

Lounge Opening Party

The mall outpost of this posh coed boutique celebrates its months-old opening with a cocktail party and Salvatore Principe book signing. One word of caution: the free-flowing wine could very well induce a Moncler jacket buying frenzy.

7-9pm, Mar 10, 19501 Biscayne Blvd (S. of Ives Dairy), rsvp to 305-341-0232

Wednesday
Audi Q5 Party at the Collection
Unveiling

Audi Q5 Party at the Collection

Head to the Coral Gables luxury car mecca to take in the glory that is Audi's latest crossover SUV. Gratis cocktails and light bites ought to keep you fueled as you debate the merits of dual-clutch transmission. Resist the urge to exit with the declaration, "I'm Audi."

7-10pm, Mar 11, 200 Bird Rd (at Ponce de Leon), 305-444-5555

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