Weekend Recommender: September 27-30
September 27, 2012 | by —LIANA LOZADA | Homepage
Room Service Restaurant Lounge
Room Service Grand Opening
Thursday, September 27, 8 p.m.
Be the first to experience Room Service Restaurant Lounge at its grand opening party. Inspired by a luxe hotel, the eatery has French maids providing bottle service and desserts served on room service carts. At the grand opening, guests will walk a black carpet, sip Russian Standard cocktails, and nibble on small bites served by “butlers.” There will also be a mixology show. 929 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; RSVP to email@example.com is required
Friday, September 28, 7:30 p.m.
One-third of legendary hip-hop trio The Fugees, Wyclef Jean made headlines after running for president in Haiti. On Friday, Jean sing some acoustic melodies and read snippets from his memoir, Purpose: An Immigrant's Story, in which he reveals a secret affair with former band mate Lauryn Hill. Tickets are $10 per person and can be picked up at the Coral Gables, Miami Beach, and Bal Harbour Books & Books locations. Miami Dade College Chapman Conference Center, 300 N.E. 2nd Ave., Miami
Miami Rocks Our Troops
Saturday, September 29, 8 p.m.
A multi-genre musical mashup hits the University of Miami's Bank United Center to raise money for honorvet.org, an organization dedicated to assisting veterans and their families. Among the headliners are country crooner Billy Ray Cyrus and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons. Tickets are available on Ticketmaster and begin at $45. 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables
Miami Spice Ends
Sunday, September 30
Miami Spice comes to a close this weekend. Get your final prix fixe fill of gourmet dishes, seasonal selections, and new menu previews at some of Miami's hottest restaurants.
Cover shoot: Behind the scenes with Pitbull for the October 2014 issue of Ocean Drive magazine.