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SHOP
Fia Handbags Launch
What:
From local designer Fiammetta DiMauro comes a new, colorful line of totes, envelope clutches, and satchels.
Why: Exotic prints, structured handles, sturdy hardware, and fun shapes.
When: You’re feeling bold.
Where: Online at fiastyle.com.

Off the Mile Bridal Event
What:
Those awesome, oft-forgotten independent boutiques of the Bird Road Art District host a block party, complete with discounts, raffles, live music, and new summer lines.
Why: Hard-to-find gowns from newbie Sasha’s Bridal Boutique, local designer Nina Loren’s latest jewels (check out the cascading petal bib), and affordable fashions by Prinzzesa.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 4750 SW 72nd Ave.

EAT
Todo Frio’s New Menu
What:
The landmark ice cream shop introduces a collection of Miami-inspired treats.
Why: The Guava-Q (a scoop of Guavalicious ice cream sprinkled with queso blanco chunks and hot guava syrup), Cafecito Joe (a scoop of Energizer Joe ice cream topped with a shot of Cuban coffee), and the Sizzling Pineapple (coconut, guava, and mango ice cream over half a pineapple and topped with banana slices, strawberry, and guava syrup).
When: Mon.-Thurs., noon-9:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., noon-10 p.m.; Sun., noon-9 p.m.
Where: 2715 SW 37th Ave. (305-442-1907).

PAMPER
The Palms Hotel & Spa’s Sip & Spa Thursdays
What:
All regular spa and salon services are 50 percent off at the Miami Beach hotel every Thurs.
Why: Complimentary mini treatments and Nolet’s Gin Spa Bramble cocktail station, plus half off appetizers and drinks at in-house lounge Essensia.
When: Discounted beauty services, 1-9 p.m.; treatments and nibbles, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Aveda, 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-908-5460).

SWEAT
Newton’s Law of Fitness Opens
What:
The new South Miami wellness center launches with an a la carte menu of 75-minute classes sans contract or initiation fee.
Why: Work every muscle with kettlebells, battle ropes, kickboxing, Pilates, or outdoor boot camps.
When: Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: 7150 SW 62nd Ave. (305-667-7779).

Photo: Courtesy of Fia

LOCATIONS
Off the Mile Bridal Event
4750 SW 72nd Ave
Miami, FL 33155
Newton’s Law of Fitness
7150 SW 62nd Ave
Miami, FL 33143
305-667-7779
3025 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
305-534-0505
2715 SW 37th Ave
Miami, FL 33133
305-442-1907
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