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Things to do for March 01, 2017
Oh, Look, We Got a Blue Ribbon Sushi
To Say Nothing of the Martini Competition That You’re Judging and the New Pool PartyBy Ginger Harris
They’ll Pretty Much Spike Anything Here
There’s a new lounge with a coffee and tea bar at the Betsy. It’s called Conservatory. Careful, though, things could get a little... fun. The coffee has whiskey in it, the tea has rum in it, and the empanadas have foie gras in them. That last one’s more delicious than fun. Still.
Martini Contest. You’re Judging.
Here’s a thing where you go to Martini Bar at the Raleigh, sip up to four competing whiskey martinis at a “shake-off” and vote on your favorite. Will it be the Green Tea Highball? The Eastern Bouquet with whiskey and elderflower? Yeah, the winner’s probably not the point.
We’ve Got a Blue Ribbon Now. It’s Got a Poolside Terrace.
If you were swept up in February’s Boat Show/
Let’s All Go See Some Weird Movies and Then Go to Not-Weird Parties
Movies about sex and social media. Movies about Hulk Hogan. Movies about one of the guys from Deep Dish. Those are but a few parts of the Miami Film Festival. Then there are the opening parties with champagne. Parties with directors. Parties at the Standard. This festival has a lot of parties.
No, We Didn’t Forget the Pool Party
Here comes a recurring, Burning Man–inspired pool party at the Confidante. You basically dress in ways you might not normally dress, then lounge around and drink poolside drinks with other people who are doing the same thing. We’re only telling you this for your own good.