Beer, Wine, & Spirits

Surfside Gets Swanky at the Sky Bar

Surfside Gets Swanky at the Sky Bar

Surfside, a quiet stretch of ten blocks just below Bal Harbour, is known for it’s family-friendly atmosphere, a world away from the trendy bars of South Beach.  But the 2014 opening of The Grand Beach Hotel and it’s “Sky Bar” at 94th and Collins Avenue has brought a bit of South Beach swank to it’s northern neighbors. While the hotel […]

Foodie Fun: The Kitchen Hop

Foodie Fun: The Kitchen Hop

What:  The Kitchen Hop will take over S Miami Ave. and the Brickell area with a restaurant crawl of epic proportions. The delectable event will feature more than 10 of the area’s best Kitchens. Attendees will bounce from one kitchen to another, sampling chef-selected appetizers or entrees at each stop. You’ll also enjoy drink specials […]

Cocktail Corner: Tia Tini from Lou’s Beer Garden

Cocktail Corner: Tia Tini from Lou’s Beer Garden

Next to a Walgreens on 73rd Street in Miami Beach, you’ll find one of the best beer Garden’s in the city, tucked away behind an unassuming boutique style hotel & spa. With it’s extensive drink menu, lots of tasty treats to munch on, and a giant projector showing the biggest sporting events, Lou’s Beer Garden is a welcome oasis […]

10 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Miami

10 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Miami

Cinco de Mayo is the celebration of the classic underdog story. The holiday commemorates the Mexican triumph over a much larger French army in the battle of Puebla way back in 1862. The Mexicans numbered 2,000, the French had 6,000 soldiers. Some historians say that if the French had won, the American Civil War might not have gone […]

An assortment of cocktails from The Broken Shaker

Cocktail Corner: Rocky Horror Picture Show

A short walk away from the famed club scene of Miami Beach, you’ll find an outdoor bohemian speakeasy with award-winning hand-crafted cocktails.  Step into The Broken Shaker at the Freehand Hotel. The James Beard Award-nominated pop-up bar features specialty handcrafted cocktails with elixirs, syrups, and infusions made from herbs and spices from their garden, fresh-pressed produce and exotic ingredients […]

Rum with It

Rum with It

This weekend, April 25th -27th, the 2014 Miami Rum Renaissance Festival hits Miami, featuring a three-day Grand Tasting Exhibition where participants can sample more than 200 fine rums from the Caribbean and beyond. Discover the finest rums from more than 30 countries, from each category and from each notable brand. Rum, which is made from […]

Cocktail Corner: The Wynwood Inferno

Cocktail Corner: The Wynwood Inferno

This week in Miami Happening’s Cocktail Corner, we’re heading to Wynwood Kitchen for one of their most popular cocktails – The Wynwood Inferno. In a section of Miami that is home to some of the most captivating and creative works of art in the entire country, it’s only fitting that the cocktails are crafted with the […]

Cocktail Corner: Sangria from Sazon

Cocktail Corner: Sangria from Sazon

There are regular sangrias and then there are sangrias from authentic Cuban restaurants. One of the best, and also worst, parts of this popular cocktail is that there are so many varieties within a Sangria recipe- featuring any number of combinations of fruit, wine, & liquors- along with the occasional splash of club soda or […]

Taste of Brickell

Taste of Brickell

  Mark your calendars for a delicious day in Brickell.  On Saturday, March 29th from 12pm to 10pm, food and wine lovers are invited to enjoy hundreds of vendors offering all kinds of delicious delicacy’s. In addition to food and wine, the festival will feature live bands, artist performances and lots of entertainment. Buy your tickets […]

Cocktail Corner: Coconut Mojito from Baru

Cocktail Corner: Coconut Mojito from Baru

In our ongoing search for Miami’s most flavorful cocktails, we take you to Baru in Brickell for the Coconut Mojito. Each sip of the refreshingly minty Mojito becomes an indulgent treat with the addition of creamy Coconut Milk.  Best of all, you can enjoy this delicious cocktail for 50% off from 4pm to 8pm on Mondays […]