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Fia Handbags Launch
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
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.

Todo Frio’s New Menu
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).

The Palms Hotel & Spa’s Sip & Spa Thursdays
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).

Newton’s Law of Fitness Opens
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

Newton’s Law of Fitness
7150 SW 62nd Ave
Miami, FL 33143
Off the Mile Bridal Event
4750 SW 72nd Ave
Miami, FL 33155
3025 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
2715 SW 37th Ave
Miami, FL 33133