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Join Coconut Grove's "Cirque du Grove": The place to visit this Fourth of July Weekend!

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Fourth of July has gone to a whole new level this year at the Grove! On Friday, July 2nd, the festivities for "Cirque du Grove: A Busker's Carnival" will kick-off with a spectacular fire show and a variety of street performances by Supernova. To join the celebration, arrive at Grand Avenue in Coconut Grove by 9 p.m. and enjoy the fire performances till 12 midnight. On Saturday, July 3rd, the party continues from 11 a.m. till 7 p.m. with an all-day line-up of special performers: Will Soto (Famed Wire Walker from Key West's Mallory Square), Cory Tabino (Former Cirque du Soleil Hand Balancer), Stilt Walkers, Balloon Artists, Magicians, Face Painters and Jugglers.

For the art lovers: enjoy the Coconut Grove Gallery Walk and Art Stroll from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 3rd. During this event, Grove galleries open their doors to visitors to debut their latest exhibitions. Guests will enjoy complimentary drinks and food while admiring the art displayed along the Mayfa…

VH1 Star, Evelyn Lozada, hosts "Fashion in the City" at The Catalina Hotel on South Beach

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On Thursday, June 24th, BeautyChronicles.com and Plum TV launched a totally new kind of shopping event called "Fashion in the City" for Miami's finest fashionistas and trendsetters. The event was hosted by our city's most notable Shoenista, Evelyn Lozada, star of VH1's Basketball Wives and owner of Dulce Shoe Boutique in Coral Gables (pictured on the right). Speaking of shoes, Evelyn wore a fabulous pair of Christian Louboutin's spiked patent pumps to the event (OMG...HOT)! During the evening, guests sipped on cocktails while strolling through The Catalina Hotel's rooftop to check out the latest summer trends by local designers and boutiques. Some of the featured brands included Bird Club Clothing, Karlee Feed Your Head, TAudrey, Bessi by Carlos Zuniga and Zula Studio. DJ Anthony Pisano kept the beats flowing while guests enjoyed a live fashion show and a private concert by Black Dada. Enjoy these photos from the stylish soirée:

Al Reynolds strikes a pose…

Electrify your look at Electric Couture in Miami!

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MOD Media and Electric Couture invite you to get GLAMMED UP this weekend and receive a complimentary makeover! On Saturday, June 26th, swing by this amazing boutique to find your favorite outfits before heading out to enjoy Miami's nightlife. Bring your girls and enjoy exclusive shopping, sexy cocktails and sweet bites provided by My Fair Cupcakes. Electric Couture is also treating the ladies to a special promotion during the event: spend $50 and receive a complimentary make-up application or spend $75 and receive a complimentary make-up application PLUS hair styling courtesy of Hi-Tech School of Cosmetology. Electric Couture is hosting this shopping event from 6 p.m. till 9:30 p.m. at 13550 S.W. 120th Street (inside the Shops of London Square). Spread the word and get GLAMMED UP!
I personally love this boutique because they carry the best celebrity inspired looks. Check out some of their latest summer inventory and revamp your closet with Miami's hottest styles!

Amigos for Kids hosts their 2010 ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night at Jungle Island

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On Saturday, June 19th, Amigos for Kidshosted their highly anticipated annual fundraiser: ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night! Jungle Island was overflowing with Miami's hottest celebrities, community leaders and domino players. Among the celebs, I ran into the lovely Mariana Rodriguez, Host of Telemundo's Acceso Total, looking fabulous in a pink cocktail dress (pictured on the right). As far as the celebration, guests were treated to a tropical paradise as soon as they entered the courtyard! The night featured Samba & Salsa dancers, a live Cuban band and dinner-bites from restaurants like Sushi Maki, Giardino Gourmet Salads and Versailles. Since Bacardi USA was one of the official sponsors of this event, there were plenty of open bars for guests to enjoy as well. All proceeds from the evening benefited Amigos for Kids, a non-profit organization that supports South Florida's abused, abandoned and neglected children and their families through education, abuse prevention an…

Original Penguin invites you to "Urbanize your Daddy" this Saturday at Lincoln Road Store!

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Have no fears...your Father's Day event is here! On Saturday, June 19th, Original Penguin is hosting a special shopping event called "Urbanize your Daddy" from 12 noon till 6 p.m. (925 Lincoln Road Mall, Miami Beach). During the festivities, enjoy fresh beats and treats by Sweet Street Desserts. You can also take advantage of the store's "buy one item and get another at 50% off" deal. Want a gift? Register on the official UrbanDaddy website to receive a special password that will grant you a gift with your purchase PLUS an Original Penguin Membership discount card when you shop this Saturday, June 19th. The discount card can be used repeatedly till December 31st, 2010 to receive 30% off all full priced merchandise. Join the party and bring your Daddy!!! For my readers who don't live in our beloved city: Enter the Ubercool Dad Miami Getaway contest! The drawing will occur on June 30th so spread the news. There are some AMAZING prizes that come along with…

Cindi Lauper is coming to MIAMI in August!

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Is this picture of Cindi giving you flashbacks of the 80's? Awesome! If you were too young to purchase concert tickets back in the day, then here's your chance to watch Cindi Lauper LIVE in Miami! I'm sure Cindi's infamous song, "Girls just Want to Have Fun," is probably playing in your head right now. Make sure to save the date: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Watch Cyndi Lauper as she performs songs from her album “Bring Ya To The Brink”. Lauper's success in the mid-1980s began with the release of her first album “She’s So Unusual.” After touring the world, she became the first female singer to have four top-five singles released from one album. Over the course of her career, Lauper has released 11 albums and over 40 singles while selling more than 25 million records worldwide. That's definitely impressive...girl power!!! Ticket prices for the concert start at $39.75. To purchase tickets online, vi…

Meet Shareen Sarwar-Rubiera: Miami Stylist turned Vintage Maven and Entreprenuer!

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Lucky for us, Shareen Sarwar-Rubiera is an AMAZING vintage lover who resides in our neck of the woods, Miami Beach. Shareen (pictured on the left) is the founder of Vintage Mavens, an online specialty vintage shop and blog. When you visit her site, you'll see Shareen modeling her favorite one-of-a-kind pieces while sharing her stories as an ever growing fashion stylist. A native New Yorker, Shareen has been a stylist for companies like Dolce & Gabbana and publications like Teen Vogue and Women's Wear Daily. After her success in the fashion industry, Shareen has turned into a "fashion historian who likes to recycle." You can shop through her unique vintage collection via her Ebay Shop or become an avid reader of her fabulous blog! If you're looking for garments that make a statement, then check out some of my highlights from Shareen's vintage collection below:

TOP: This Vintage Black Sequined & Beaded Oversized Bow Blouse is currently sold out on her w…

Evelyn Lozada showcases Georgina Goodman's Summer Collection at Dulce in Coral Gables!

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Last night, Dulce hosted an exclusive shopping event at their Coral Gables boutique to debut Georgina Goodman's 2010 collection. The night was full of sexy stars and the summer's hottest shoes! Evelyn Lozada, star of VH1's Basketball Wives, welcomed guests as they enjoyed the trendsetting duo's newest collection. Celebrities like Suzie Ketcham (star of VH1's Basketball Wives), Fabian Basabe, Al Reynolds (Star Jones' former husband) and Shaniece Lozada attended the event to check out the new merchandise! Throughout the evening, guests sipped on champagne while others tried on their favorite pair of amazing stilettos. To view the collection or to shop online, visit www.DulceShoes.net. Here are my favorite photos from the event:

Suzie Ketcham, Shaniece and Evelyn Lozada strike a pose with Georgina Goodman's LOVE stilettos. Notice the heels on these shoes have Georgina's signature stripes. The new collection also features a "Made in Love" imprint …

Anthony Bourdain coming to the Lincoln Theatre to discuss and sign his book...Medium Raw!

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If you're obsessed with his show, his travels and his rock star attitude, then don't miss your chance to meet the Travel Channel's coolest culinary genius, Anthony Bourdain, host of No Reservations. Bourdain will be signing and discussing his latest book called Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People who Cook (retail price, $26.99). The best-selling author will be at the Lincoln Theatre (541 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach) on Wednesday, June 30th, at 7:30 p.m. How can you make it into the theatre doors? Purchase your own copy of Bourdain's new book at any Books & Books in Miami and receive one (1) ticket to the book signing event. Make sure you hurry because tickets will go fast! To learn more about his show, visit Bourdain's website or read his travel blog. Medium Raw...just how I like my meat!

VH1 Basketball Wives' Evelyn Lozada debuts the new Georgina Goodman collection at Dulce!

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To my fabulous fashionistas who adore shoes and need to seriously stock up on this summer's hottest trends: On Thursday, June 10th, Evelyn Lozada, star of VH1's Basketball Wives, welcomes you to her high end shoe boutique, Dulce. Celebrate the arrival of the new Georgina Goodman collection and meet Miami's hottest Shoenista! The event will take place at Evelyn's beautiful Coral Gables boutique on 286 Miracle Mile from 5 p.m. till 8 p.m. Many of my friends have been asking about this boutique so swing by and be prepared to fall in love with Evelyn's shoes! For more information on Dulce or to shop online, visit www.DulceShoes.net.

Georgina Goodman shoes I spotted last time I attended an event at Dulce. I can only imagine the beauties I'll see this week!!! Georgina's collection is designed for the ultra sexy. Each pair of shoes from the new collection now bears Georgina Goodman's signature stripe on the bottom of each shoe with the stamp "Made in Love.…