The word on the street is …
What: The Latin American franchise opens its first domestic outpost, serving fresh, artisanal taqueria fare ($6-$13), like tortillas made in a traditional comal and agave-sweetened cocktails.
Why: Azteca (chicken tortilla soup with cream, avocado, and cotija cheese), tacos de champinones (vegetable, mushrooms, and garlic), and cocoa churros.
When: Sun.-Wed., noon-midnight; Thurs.-Sat., noon-1 a.m.
Where: 715 N. Lincoln Ln., Miami Beach (305-673-1552).
World Sea Turtle Day
What: A reception with Stoli cocktails and BLT Steak’s mini Cuban sandwiches to benefit the Caribbean Conservation Corp.
Why: Get 20 percent off Bikini Flavors swimwear with code DCCC — $10 from every purchase goes to CCC this month.
When: Wed., 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Betsy, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach (305-531-6100). R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org. Minimum donation is requested in advance ($20) or at the door ($25).
Harvey Faircloth Sale
What: Snatch up quirky, ladylike frocks from the vintage-inspired line at up to 75 percent off.
Why: The shiny little cape dress (reg. $520, now $179).
When: Your cutoffs don’t cut it.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Divine Debris & Glorious Trash
What: Two- and three-dimensional art (painting, photography, graphics, fibers, jewelry, multimedia) made from recycled material and rubbish.
Why: All the work is Miami Beach themed or done by a local artist.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach (305-673-7256).
Pairings and Pours at AltaMare
What: The first in a monthly series of five-course dinners ($65), featuring cuisine by chef Stojanovic and expert wine selections.
Why: Local hogfish carpaccio with Gavi, golden crab ravioli with chardonnay, Harris Ranch short ribs with Brunello.
When: Wed., 7:30 p.m.
Where: 1233 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach (305-532-3061).
One Peace at a Time Screening
What: A documentary about Nobel Peace laureates and their work to provide children with basic rights (water, nutrition, education, health care, peace).
Why: Music by Bob Dylan, Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, and Willie Nelson.
When: Tues., 8 p.m.
Where: Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way, Miami Beach (305-673-4567).
Photo: Courtesy of Tacontento