Weekend Recommender: November 29-December 2
November 29, 2012 | by —liana lozada | Homepage
See Andy Roddick this weekend at the Miami Tennis Cup
Machiya Grand Opening
Thursday, November 29, 6-9 p.m.
Midtown's new go-to for Japanese ramen noodles celebrates its grand opening this week. Festivities will include complimentary specialty drinks, small bites, and music by DJ Twin. For dinner, we recommend the Hokkaido hot ramen, which boasts king crab, scallops, mussels, and shrimp, with an order of steamed rock shrimp buns with spicy aioli. 3250 Buena Vista Ave., #116, Miami, 786-507-5025; machiyamidtown.com
The Mural Project
Thursday, November 29 to Sunday, December 9
Get a head start on Art Basel Miami Beach as Heineken unveils its Miami Mural Project. The street art meets bike tour includes the work of six graffiti artists who’ve tagged walls across the Wynwood Arts District. Heineken partnered with Deco Bikes to offer bike stations and QR code map technology to help cyclers tour the murals and get intel on other pop-up events. Bike stations are located in front of Wood Tavern (2531 NW 2nd Ave.) and Art Miami (Midtown Blvd., between NE 31st and NE 32nd). remezcla.com/heinekenmuralproject
Friday, November 30, 8 p.m.
Broadway star and Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center to kick off the 2012-2013 Knight Masterworks Season Pops. Menzel catapulted to stardom after outstanding performances in Rent and Wicked and guest appearances on Glee. Tickets start at $39 and may be purchased online. 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org
Miami Tennis Cup
Friday, November 30 to Sunday, December 2
U.S. Open champion and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray headlines the inaugural Miami Tennis Cup alongside retiring star Andy Roddick. The weekend-long event will feature daily tournaments and a tribute to Roddick's career. Tickets begin at $50 and may be purchased on Ticketmaster. Crandon Park Tennis Center, 7300 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne; miamitenniscup.com
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