Hello, world. Here’s the weekend we’re bringin’. Come on, get happy!
Art Deco Weekend
What: Tours, collectibles, and a pooch parade to celebrate Miami’s most notable architecture.
Why: Vote for Dixon.
When: Fri., noon-11 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Ocean Dr., b/t 5th & 15th St. (305-672-2014).
Dinner in Paradise
What: Six courses prepared by area chefs with local organic products; proceeds go to Earth Learning and Le Cordon Bleu.
Why: Haute and healthy.
When: Sun., 5 p.m.
Where: Paradise Farms, 1980 SW 320 St., Homestead. R.S.V.P. to 305-573-5550.
We Take the Cake Oversize Cupcakes
What: The dessert company now makes everyone’s favorite treat a group effort (as in 20-80 people).
Why: Good things come in big packages.
When: Hunger strikes.
Where: 1021 N. Federal Hwy., Ft. Lauderdale (888-901-2253).
What: New-yet-temporary store (permanent locale opens on Lincoln in a few months) stocks Libertine, See by Chloé, Zero, and more.
Why: Take two McQ’s and ring us in the morning.
When: Call for store hours.
Where: 1604 Washington Ave., Miami Beach (305-531-4653).
What: The new lounge opens Friday night, promising candlelight, jazz, and black and white movies. Oh, and plenty of drinks, too.
Why: 24-karat fun.
When: Wed.-Sat., from 5 p.m.; Sun., from 4 p.m.
Where: 529 Lincoln Rd., 2nd fl., Miami Beach (305-534-3662).