No cover before midnight on Friday, June 29, for an evening featuring local DJs and drink specials on PBR, vodka and cran and more. Drink specials start at 10 p.m. The Vagabond is at 30 NE 14 St.
Art Attack March Madness happens on Monday, March 5, from 8 to 11 p.m.
It features local talent presenting live music, comedy, poetry and more.
There’s no cover charge, but there are drink specials: $1 drafts, $5 shots and beers, $10 bottles of wine. Parking also will be free at Holleman’s Restaurant, One Curtiss Parkway, Miami Springs.
On Thursday, Feb. 23, starting at 10 p.m., Pink Disco takes over the Garret at Grand Central. In addition to free admission, the evening features free drinks for ladies until midnight, drink specials, giveaways and more. Head to 697 N. Miami Ave.; entrance to the Garret is on Seventh Street.
The restaurant says goodbye to summer on Thursday, Sept. 15, starting at 7 p.m. In addition to specials including $8 grilled beef skewers and $3 Bud and Miller Lite, there will be music by DJ Frankie P from 8 p.m. to midnight. RA Sushi is at 5829 SW 73 St.
Tobacco Road offers an $11.99 BBQ sampler and drink specials on Thursday, June 23, starting at 8 p.m. This is in conjunction with the showing of a new TV program on which the Road is featured. It happens at 626 S. Miami Ave.
On Friday, April 15, at 10 p.m., Araka brings their mashup of reggae and Latin groove to Transit Lounge. There will also be a DJ and drink specials. Transit Lounge is at 729 SW First Ave.
The Miami Ski Club holds a happy hour on Friday, Jan. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be free appetizers and drink specials. It happens at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus, 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables.
Bistro|e at the Viceroy Miami is starting a new Happy Hour to introduce its new selection of hand rolls, sashimi and nigiri.
Sushi rolls and sake cocktails will be $5 each from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at the 15th-floor bar.
The Viceroy Miami is at 485 Brickell Ave.
Good music, no cover, and drink specials on Monday nights at Kill Your Idol’s gLITTER Box Mondays in Miami Beach.
Stop by on Monday, Aug. 9 for the musical showcase, hosted by Leslie Quick, and featuring Deejay Smeejay.
There’s free entrance, $1 Pabst Blue Ribbon drafts from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and other specials.
Kill Your Idol is located at 222 Espanola Way, in Miami Beach.
The AMC series Man Men may be on summer vacation, but Man Men Mondays is back at the Mayfair Hotel Lobby Bar, 3000 Florida Ave., in Coconut Grove.
The bar is going back to the early ’60s to celebate with drink and dinner deals.
Mad Men-era drinks such as the martini, Manhattan, Rob Roy, old-fashioned, Tom Collins, Harvey Wallbanger, Bloody Mary (just like the one Sally Draper serves mom and dad), plus beer and wine, are $3.50 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays.
Music is ’60s originals and modern takes on ’60s classics, with clips and episodes of Man Men on the big screen.
The bar is also offering a speical Mad Men Mondays Menu for dinner: three courses for $20.99 plus tax. Information: 305-445-8177.
On the Border Mexican Grill in Kendall is adding entertainment to its already bargain-price weekday drink specials, $2 drafts and $2 margaritas all day Sunday through Thursday. The Aztec goddess of Cinco and her tribe of Dancers and Drummers will be there Wednesday night.
The Raleigh Hotel at 16th and Collins on Miami Beach is offering $7 shots and $7 margaritas, plus $7 small bites and $7 parking, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Oasis. Oh, and mariachi music, too.
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Ruby Tuesday restaurants are celebrating Cinco de Mayo all week, through Friday, Feb. 7.
Deals include $3 Coronas and Corona Lights and $5 Cuervo margaritas, plus $5 queso or fresh guacamole dip and $7.99 new fish tacos.
Maybe Coral Gables isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think of Cinco de Mayo, but several restaurants in that city are planning celebrations on Wednesday, May 5:
- Talavera, 2299 Ponce de Leon Blvd., will have mariachiss playing Mexican music at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Mexican food and margaritas.
- Chilorio’s Very Mexican, 130 Miracle Mile, will have 2-for-1 beers and free nachos with a $20 purchase.
- Sushi Maki, 2334 Ponce de León Blvd., is celebrating Sushi de Mayo with an Asian spin. Special menu items for $5 each.
- Patagonia, 244 Miracle Mile, is providing two free Quilmes beers with the parrillada for two.
- Books & Books, 265 Aragon, Ave., is presenting author Arlen Gargagliano and Rafael Palomino discussing and signing Latin Grill: Sultry and Simple Food for Red-Hot Dinners and Parties, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 5.
Salsa Fiesta, at 2929 Biscayne Blvd., in Miami will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Wednesday, May 5, with a DJ spinning music and food and drink specials.
The deals include 2-for-1 margaritas and cervezas with free chips and salsa when you buy any drink. There also will be 2-for-1 burritos all day.
Le Cafe Bistro at 7295 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, is offering free one-hour salsa classes at 9 p.m. every Wednesday (check out the video). The lessons are followed by dancing as part of Sizzling Salsa Wednesday.
Come early and you can have dinner and 2-for-1 drinks. The restaurant’s happy hour special on beer and wine by the glass is 4 p.m to 7 p.m. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, you can get a free bottle of wine with dinner for two. And, if you join the e-mail list, they’ll send you a coupon for a free espresso.