August Newsletter
Vol. 5 No. 16

August Birthdays
08/21 Esther Rose Dulcio, Turnberry Ocean Colony  
08/22 Jeri Jandovitz, Williams Island 3000 
08/22 Jorge Hernandez. Water Garden Condominium  
08/23 Eddie Brittingham, Ritz Carlton South Beach 
08/27 Danuta Matus, Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach 
08/30 Charlie Phynes, Red South Beach 
08/30 Chanel Ibanez, W South Beach Residences

IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival
AUG 14-19
Various Locations, Miami, FL 
Celebrate Afro-Cuban tradition and cultures at the three-day IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival. Events include a children's camp, academic conference at HistoryMiami ("Following the Steps of the Orishas: Afro-Cuban Spirituality in Urban Spaces"), a cocktail party and dance presentations. Full festival passes are $220 per person.

Summer Cabaret Concert 

AUG 26: 8pm 
Deering Estate 
Cutler Bay, Miami, FL 
Enjoy a summer cabaret concert at the Deering Estate at Cutler, featuring Yoli Mayor, a dynamic entertainer. Tickets are $25 and the concert starts at 8 p.m.

International Ballet Festival of Miami
AUG 26-SEPT 17 
Various Locations 
Taking place at multiple venues across Miami, the International Ballet Festival will showcase performing arts by more than 20 ballet companies from around the world and more than 200 dancers. Ticket prices vary depending on the event.


Miami Marlins
vs. San Diego
AUG 25: 7:10PM
AUG 26: 7:10PM
AUG 27: 7:10PM

vs. Philadelphia
AUG 31: 7:10PM 
SEP 1: 7:10PM 
SEP 2: 7:10PM
SEP 3: 1:10PM 

Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way
Miami, FL 33125

Miami Dolphins
vs. Baltimore
AUG 17: 7:00PM 

Hard Rock Stadium
347 Don Shula Drive
Miami Gardens, FL 33056

Alan Chamo: Mind Hacker is a fast-paced, intimate, interactive, experience where you will spend as much time laughing as you do scratching your head, wondering "How the &#@$ did that just happen?"

Alan Chamo is an award-winning Mentalist who uses cutting-edge psychological and persuasive techniques to read minds and amaze audiences around the world.

Alan Chamo: Mind Hacker is a limited-run engagement with only the best seats available - all of them on the stage.

Concerts in South Florida

1766 Bay Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Running the kitchen is former chef de cuisine of Michelle Bernstein's Cena, Michael Mayta. The cuisine at Lutum feautres a little bit of everything, from a falafel covered Scotch egg and a "Jalea" inspired shrimp toast with crispy yuca to corn agnolotti with lima beans and roasted tomatoes and watermelon panzanella with crispy grits and a sherry-bacon vinaigrette, it was purposely diverse to represent the many cultures in the area.

Sherwood's Bistro & Bar

8291 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33138
The latest eatery from the team behind Morgan's and Acme Lounge features bistro-style fare in an eclectic, colorful setting in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Little Haiti.

Glam Vegan

3301 NE 1st Ave, Suite 103-1, Miami, FL 33137
Vegan food made for vegans and non-vegans alike is the aim of the newly opened GLAM. Featuring a menu of global inspired dishes like al pastor tacos made with jackfruit in lieu of pork, cashew cream based risotto and a variety of soups, salads and flatbreads, it will make even the most vegetable hesitant a fan of vegan cuisine.
Neon Paddle Board Night Tours

Tours start at Sunset atop Paddle Board equipped with LED lights. The lights illuminate 5 feet under water and 15 feet around the board for a unique twist on the sunset tour.  
Fly a Fighter Jet

A fantastic L-39, sun and fun - that's what's waiting for you in Tampa, Florida. Get ready to take a Florida Fighter Jet Instruction Flight in the L-39 Albatros military jet right above the gulf of Mexico. This L-39 jet is also used by the Russian cosmonauts and fighter pilots for training. It is a perfect trainer. Students will get the opportunity to fly this exciting and responsive jet under the close supervision of flight instructors. No flight experience is needed to take part in a fighter jet training flight.

Wakeboarding and Wakesurfing

Miami Wake Academy was born from a love of watersports and Miami's lack of quality watersports coaching. We have experience teaching five-year-olds to 65-year-olds and everyone in between. Our small owner operated company brings you the personal touch that makes a huge difference compared to waterpark style companies that treat their riders impersonally due to the corporations disconnect from riders.

Personal Speedboat Tour

Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our Speed Boat Adventure Tour. A guided and narrated Tour of Biscayne Bay with a twist. You are able to navigate and captain your own speedboat for the entirety of the tour while following our trained and knowledgeable guides to experience the best of both worlds - the THRILL of driving your own speedboat, and the safety of having a skilled guide introduce you to the beauty of Miami's Biscayne Bay.

Mountain Biking on beautiful Virginia Key

Located on the north end of Virginia Key, the mountain trail was built by hand through volunteers from the Virginia Key Bike Club (VKBC) with resources provided by the City of Miami. The trails have been built to allow all levels of bicyclists access to the opportunity to be surrounded by nature and water (Biscayne Bay) in the heart of Miami while getting the thrills of mountain biking.
Total Solar Eclipse 2017
Explore Total Solar Eclipse, a mobile app that incorporates livestreaming. This free app gives you access to live video streams of the total solar eclipse occurring on August 21, 2017, which will cross from the west to east coasts of the United States. 

Cornea is sort of a popularity assistant. It will "analyze" the photo you are planning to share and give you an estimate of how likely it is to become popular. It also comes up with a bunch of hashtags that are supposed to be relevant to your scene.

BeatApp lets you record a voice message and mix it with a beat, add reverb, and even vinyl scratches, then share it in a chat app.
Submit your TripAdvisor reviews to info@sfcaonline.com to be featured in the Maestro.
1 Hotel South Beach 
The facility was phenomenal and the staff - from our maid Marie to Reo at the concierge desk - did everything to enhance our stay without our asking.

The Miami Beach EDITION
I have to give particular mention to the staff - warm, polite, efficient and calm (despite a busy weekend) and very professional from check in to helpful concierge (thanks Joey) to the excellent pool service.  

Rosa at concierge was a delight and I really feel the staff had a wonderful way of making you feel comfortable.

The Setai 
A big thank you to Lenny at concierge , he was great in assisting with recommendations!
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