What’s HOT :: South Florida (8/17-8/22)
This week started out with the news that Arturo, one of the original owners of Azucar, had bought it back from the owners of Club Sugar and the location is changing back to Azucar. Although the sale has already gone through we hear that big changes are happening! Saturday morning/afternoon was the 22nd annual Poverello Bowl-a-thon at Sawgrass lanes where many teams bowled to raise money for this worthy cause. In the beginning of the event it was announced that over $10,000 had been raised with more coming in. The exact total wasn’t available at press time. Saturday night 2 big events happened around South Florida. The first was in Miami where Discotekka presented Waterworks 6.0 to a packed house having fun in the foam. At The Manor Complex in Fort Lauderdale they were celebrating 2 birthdays. In the Latin Lounge and patio it was diva Champagne Bordeaux’s birthday and in the main room they were celebrating DJ Kidd Madonny’s birthday. The club was packed in all the rooms and the decorations were over the top; it was amazing! Sunday also featured 2 events; The 1 year anniversary of Tag Bar, the only gay bar in Delray and the Palace had candidate David Richardson, the only openly gay candidate running for State Representative.
Friday, August 17
The 3rd annual Broward Bares it takes place tonight at the Hardrock Hotel and Casino inside Paradise Live. For more information see the feature in this week’s magazine or go to BrowardBaresIt.com.
Ramrod presents their monthly Muscle Bear Dance starring DJ/Producer Herbie James.
Bubble Gum Fridays at the Manor presents Summer Dreams with a $250 (cash and prizes) Beach Babe Contest, where they invite you to wear your beachwear to enter.
Saturday, August 18
The Score family invites the entire community to their 14th Anniversary Block Party (behind Score) from 5 pm to 12 am starring superstar DJs Tracy Young and Abel. For more info see the feature in this week’s magazine or check out ScoreBar.net. (check out their hottie bartender on this week’s cover).
Discotekka presents 2 rooms starring 2 famous "Ladies." In the main room circuit DJ Theresa takes over the turntables and in the OMG room Alex Infiniti presents, direct from RuPaul’s Drag Race Madame Laqueer with a guest DJ spinning the best in Hip Hop and Latin music.
The Manor feature a sizzling summer event with a beachwear and summer fashion show from Harley O starring Erika Norell, hot models and the sounds of DJ Oren Nizri. In the Latin room and patio DJ Larry keeps the beats flowing as they celebrate Playa Caliente with Viva Mirage and special guest sexy Angel Saez. 10:30 pm with No Cover!
Men’s Night Out at Bootleggers presents their A-B-C Party (anything but clothes) with DJ Jason Gonzalez, MC Julian Cavazos and hosted by Michael Papandrea. This event has no cover and prizes of at Least $1,000 for the most creative or skimpiest outfit and starts at 12 noon.
Sunday, August 19
This week’s poolside T Dance at the Depot Cabana Bar and Grill stars DJ Wendy Hunt starting at 2 pm alongside special guest bartender Debby from Sidelines.
Monday, August 20
Tonight at The Stable’s is the Lady Fancy Show and she will be in character as Cher, so check it out starting at 8 pm sharp!
Thursday, August 23
Boom once again presents their big ass star, Latrice Royale, of RuPaul’s Drag Race with No cover!
Smarty Pants Bar is giving away a 3 day, 2 nights Vacation Package to Las Vegas, Nevada. The package includes 2 nights hotel accommodations, airfare and a coupon book for casino play, show discounts and meals valued at $500 for two adults. Drawing held during their 9th Anniversary Party, Sunday, September 23, at 8pm (MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN). There are several ways to be entered into the drawing. One entry after your second drink each time you visit the bar. You are only allowed one entry per bartender shift and a maximum 3 entries per day. Tuesday night Bingo 7pm, 5 entries for every bingo winner in lieu of a $5 bar tab and 30 entries on cover all game. On Wednesday’s Trivia, from 6pm - 9pm, you receive 25 entries if you spin the prize wheel and land on VIVA LAS VEGAS. On Friday and Saturday Karaoke from 9pm - 1am & Sunday Matinee 3pm-7pm, 1 entry each time you sing a song. Thursday, August 30, Special Karaoke Night 8pm - 12am, 2 entries each time you sing a song. Official rules are posted at the bar. Employees are eligible to win provided they adhere to the same rules as bar patrons. To enter the drawing you must be at least 21 years of age.
Temperatures rise and so does the drama as Bravo Media hits the beach when "The Real Housewives of Miami" premieres with a supersized 75-miniute episode on Thursday, September 13th at 10pm. Returning Housewives Lea Black, Adriana de Moura and Marysol Patton are joined this season by socialite Lisa Hochstein, supermodel Joanna Krupa, successful lawyer and chef Ana Quincoces and celebrity dentist Karent Sierra. Also returning in a recurring role is Alexia Echevarria, who made her son Frankie’s rehabilitation from a bad automobile accident earlier this year her main priority. Season two gives viewers an inside look into the aspirational lives of seven women as they juggle family, work and a spicy social scene in the hottest city in the world. Whether shopping on Ocean Drive or out on the town in South Beach these ladies prove that in Miami, the skirts are short and so are the tempers. For more information, visit BravoTV.com or follow them on Twitter at Twitter.com/BravoPR.
This is HOT
My favorite new television show of last season, REVENGE, comes to DVD with the complete first season on August 21 and they invite you to relive every deep, dark secret. Synopsis: Almost twenty years ago, Hamptons’ wealthiest elite destroyed a young girl’s life. Relive Emily Thorne’s (Emily VanCamp) quest for revenge and uncover every deep, dark secret. The complete first season includes exclusive bonus features including an in-world sit-down interview with the infamous Nolan Ross in "Nolan Ross: Exposed," "Lifestyles of the Rich and Dangerous"; "Hamptons Bound: Preparing for Life at the Shore"; "Haute Hamptons: Femme Fatale Fashion"; bloopers; deleted scenes and insightful episode commentaries. Talent/Cast: Emily VanCamp ("Brothers & Sisters"), Madeleine Stowe ("We Were Soldiers"), Henry Czerny ("Falling Skies"), Josh Bowman ("Make It Or Break It"), Nick Wechsler ("Roswell"), Gabriel Mann ("Mad Men"), Connor Paolo ("Gossip Girl"), Ashley Madekwe ("How To Lose Friends & Alienate People"), Christa B. Allen ("13 Going on 30"). Bonus Features: Nolan Ross Exposed (in-world feature); Roadmap To Revenge; At Home In "The Hamptons" ; Haute Hamptons: Femme Fatale Fashion; Deleted Scenes - Fans can turn up the heat with six revealing deleted scenes; Bloopers/Outtakes - Hilarious moments from the production fans won’t want to miss; Pilot Commentary - Creator Mike Kelley and Actress Emily VanCamp take viewers through all the details of the pilot episode and Music Videos - Key music from the show is featured, including Christina Perri’s "Distance" and Angus & Julia Stone’s "For You." This is a 5-Disc DVD featuring all 22 episodes and is available at most DVD retailers and online for $45.99.