Things to do for June 28, 2017

All the Fireworks and Brunchy Pool Parties Your Long Weekend Requires

Oh, and a $100 Burger Just Because

By Ginger Harris

Wednesday
Friday
Let’s Just Say It’s Not an Every Day Burger
BEEF STRICKEN

Let’s Just Say It’s Not an Every Day Burger

Sure, this $100 burger at Katsuya might be a little gimmicky. But it’s also an American Wagyu A-5 blend with foie gras, sharp cheddar, escabeche onions, heirloom tomatoes and herb aioli on a gold-embellished, black bamboo charcoal bun. So maybe forgive it?

Now available, $100, Katsuya, 1701 Collins Ave, 305-455-2995

Saturday
It’s New and Mediterranean and You Should Eat Lunch There
SHORE THING

It’s New and Mediterranean and You Should Eat Lunch There

You want Mediterranean food. You’re in Miami Shores. And as fate would have it, so is Panarea now. It’s your new go-to for grilled shrimp, pork loin brochettes and a wine list in the form of a map in case you want a Turkish red and forgot where Turkey is.

Now open, Panarea, 11052 Biscayne Blvd, 305-640-5580

Oh, the Massages You’ll Get This Month
WHY KNOT

Oh, the Massages You’ll Get This Month

It’s Miami Spa Month, which means you’ll pay way less than you normally would when you head to the Fontainebleau for a 50-minute hot rock massage, or to Acqualina for a 50-minute facial, or to any of the other participating spas for whatever else. Being stressed helps, but shouldn’t be considered mandatory.

Sunday
It’s Summer. Here’s a Place to Eat Brunch and Jump Into a Pool.
TIME TO RALEIGH

It’s Summer. Here’s a Place to Eat Brunch and Jump Into a Pool.

The Raleigh is dishing up brunch with all day pool passes. So now you can roll out of bed, have Cuban Eggs Benedicts and Bloody Marys, lounge poolside, take a dip, have a mimosa, stick around until dusk and call it a perfectly spent Sunday. Is what you can do.

Sundays, brunch noon-4pm, pool noon-dusk, $49, The Raleigh, 1775 Collins Ave, 305-534-6300

Tuesday
Watch Fireworks, Eat Stuff, Have Drinks, Feel Patriotic
BIRD’S THE WORD

Watch Fireworks, Eat Stuff, Have Drinks, Feel Patriotic

You could do burgers and sparklers in your backyard this Independence Day. Or—and just spitballing here—you could have barbecue ribs and grilled mahi-mahi outdoors at Rusty Pelican overlooking Key Biscayne, followed by tequila drinks and a massive fireworks display over the bay. Take your time deciding.

July 4, 7-10pm, $55 (at door), Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne, 305-361-3818 to RSVP

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On a typical Wednesday, Ginger Harris is likely seeking reposado tequila, squeezing her way to the front of a concert or jumping on the back of an Indian motorcycle. That’s just Wednesdays, though.

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