Spooky Night at MDC Kendall Campus


Kids can get ready for Halloween with some early spooking at MDC Kendall Campus on Friday, Oct. 24, from 6-9 p.m. during the Spooky Night event benefitting United Way. The $1 fee to enter goes toward the charity. Various MDC student organizations will host games and give out treats for kids, all under tents so rain won’t stop […]

Food Network star chef Aaron Sanchez at Winn Dixie


He’s usually giving either good or bad critiques to chefs on “Chopped” or biting into some ridiculously hot and spicy food on “Heat Seekers,” two popular Food Network shows, but on Friday, Oct. 24, Chef Aaron Sanchez is taking a break from his television gig to visit Miami. He’ll be at the Winn-Dixie on Coral […]

Free screening of ‘The Ritchie Boys’


The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is hosting a special screening of The Ritchie Boys on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. Admission is free but RSVP is requested. The film tells the story of a group of young men who fled Nazi Germany to the United States and were trained in Camp Ritchie, Maryland, in intelligence and […]

Free staged reading at GableStage at the Biltmore


A staged reading of The Hampton Years is being presented for free on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at GableStage at the Biltmore by the FIU Department of Theater and is directed by Phillip M. Church. Arrive early, as tickets are first come, first served. No reservations required. The play is set at the Hampton Institute in […]

Free Miami Shores Green Day event

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The main street through Miami Shores, Northeast Second Avenue, gets transformed into a festival celebrating everything eco-friendly and green during the 2014 Green Days event on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. The free Miami Shores Green Day Street Fair runs between 95th and 100th streets. It features a farmer’s market from Urban Oasis […]

Free Kitetoberfest Kite Festival

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The sky gets colorful over Haulover Beach Park this weekend during the 22nd Annual Kitetoberfest Kite Festival on Sunday, Oct. 19, from noon to 5 p.m. when kites of all colors, shapes and sizes soar high above gracefully dotting the sky. Kids can take kite-building classes, attend kite-flying demonstrations and take all kinds of classes. Monster […]

Free concert: De Ida y Vuelta


The band De Ida y Vuelta will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Centro Cultural Espanol in Miami. The group includes singer Almudena Cáceres, guitarist Sivi Rodriguez a la guitarra, Walter Castro and dancers Mercedes and Juan Sobrino. The event is part of the Musica y Aparte series and part of Downtown Art […]

Free Tropical Nights gala concert

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Grammy-award winning Latin artist Marlow Rosado and La Riquena Band perform at the Tropical Nights gala concert at Miami-Dade County Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. The concert kicks off the season at the venue.Although the event is free, tickets are required. They can be reserved online or picked up at Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40 St., […]

Haunted Trails and Kids Fun Zone in North Miami


North Miami’s Elaine Gordon Enchanted Forest gets transformed into a Halloween fantasy world with the Haunted Trails and Kids Fun Zone on Friday, Oct. 24, from 7-11 p.m. The annual event features hay rides through one of the park’s nature trails, a kids’ fun zone with bounce houses and games, a variety of dance and costume contests with […]

Bosses’ Day lunch deal at Pollo Tropical

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Participating Pollo Tropical restaurants in South Florida are offering a two-dine-for-$9.99 lunch deal for National Bosses Day, which is Thursday, Oct. 16.. To get the coupon, text BOSS2014 to 52198. The offer is for dine-in or take-out orders. The two-for-$9.99 deal includes an eligible Create Your Own TropiChop or Quarter Chicken selection, either fried yucca […]

Discounts at Miami restaurants


Restaurant.com is having a sale on its discount dining certificates. Through Wednesday, Oct. 15, get a $25 Restaurant.com certificate for $4 by using promo code PUMPKIN. Each restaurant has its own restrictions on how the certificates can be used, so read the fine print before you buy to make sure it’ll be a good deal for […]