The 16th-floor restaurant at downtown's Epic Hotel is your new post-work hang, now that they've launched appealing drink specials like the $5 ocean breeze made with tequila and lime juice and $6 bar snacks like Iberian pork paletta.
Things to do for March 19, 2009
High-Def Hitchcock, Half-Price Wine and Gisele Doppelgangers
The weekend is watching online.
You might want to avoid spiral staircases after this screening of Hitchcock's Vertigo, as the 1958 thriller has been digitally swabbed for your high-definition viewing pleasure. You might also want to avoid platinum-blonde femme fatales, but that's up to you.
For a sublime three days, Hollywood beach transforms into a mini Rio, with samba bands, footvolley tournaments, drumming circles and capoeira performances. Oh, and plenty of Gisele look-alikes sporting tankinis.
The NWS has your Saturday night covered, starting off with gratis cocktails at 6pm at the Lincoln Theatre, followed by an orchestral performance. The party then moves to the Riviera hotel penthouse for an electronic show and yet more gratis cocktails and sushi…
After years of construction (and a cool $22 million in renovations), the public park at the southern end of South Beach reopens with a day of live music and nature-partying. Pack a picnic and check out all the new interactive fountains and walkways you helped pay for.
Every Monday night, all the wines under $200 are 50 percent off at Danny DeVito's eponymous Ocean Drive spot. Which is a good thing because it takes a lot of Chianti to wash down the fist-sized meatballs. Not that size matters…