Chalk Ping-Pong and Billiards Lounge Opens
What: Dubbed the “adult rec room,” the new 6,600-square-foot space keeps the competitive spirit alive with pool tables and table tennis ($15/hour), as well as games like Connect Four and checkers. There’s even a gallery wall of graffiti-covered paddleboards from Primary Flight.
Why: Free vodka cocktails ’til 11 p.m. and tunes by DJs Keen One and Chris Oh.
When: Tonight, 10 p.m.
Where: 1234 Washington Ave., Miami Beach (305-674-1712). R.S.V.P. (required) to email@example.com.
Fly Boutique MiMo District
What: The shop with ’60s threads and reasonably priced designer labels debuts a second locale for those on the other side of the bridge.
Why: Unlike its sister, it also stocks one-of-a-kind vintage furniture.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 7235 Biscayne Blvd. (786-332-4156).
What: The West Coast brand makes its first stop in Miami.
Why: Freshly “smashed” A1A Burger with grilled Spanish chorizo, frita potatoes, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, and spicy chipotle sauce on a Cuban roll.
When: Daily, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 14730 Biscayne Blvd. (786-406-6614).
Patti Smith Autographs Woolgathering
What: The godmother of punk rolls into town to sign copies of her rereleased tome, as well as her National Book Award-winning Just Kids.
Why: “Because the Night” gets extended play at your house.
When: Sun., 4 p.m.
Where: Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables (305-442-4408).
Passport to Prana Launches
What: Spend $30 and get one-class access to 22 yoga studios across the city, including Miami Life Center, The Standard Spa, and Ayama Yoga Center.
Why: Expand your yogic horizons with different teachers.
When: Your 2012 resolution is a better-balanced life.
Where: Online at passporttoprana.com.
Photo: Robin Hill / Courtesy of Chalk Ping-Pong and Billiards Lounge