Weekly Nibble: Derby Day, New Happy Hours, Free Ice Cream and More

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The weekend is here and so is the opportunity to check out several fun events and specials about Miami. Hang out in Doral at CREAM for free ice cream this Saturday, or pop into Yardbird to celebrate its anniversary with happy hour deals, pick your pony for next week’s race and make plans at The Wharf to watch it. There’s never a shortage of things to do in the Magic City.

CREAM gives away free ice cream in Doral


The iconic dessert franchise CREAM, which stands for “Cookies Rule Everything Around Me,” is opening its doors in Doral, FL, this Saturday, April 27. To celebrate, CREAM Doral will host a grand opening celebration from 12:00pm to 12:00am with FREE handcrafted ice cream sandwiches from 12pm to 7pm, a ribbon cutting ceremony with Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez and more.

WHO: CREAM aka “Cookies Rule Everything Around Me”

WHAT: CREAM Doral’s Grand Opening celebration, featuring:

  • FREE ice cream sandwiches from 12pm to 7pm

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez

  • Local and celebrity guests including Bravo Tv’s Richie Sky, renowned artist Carlos A. Navarro and Revolution 93.5 radio personality Natalia Radziuk

WHEN: Opening celebrations from 12pm to 12am, with free ice cream sandwiches from 12pm to 7pm

WHERE: CREAM Doral - 9715 NW 41 Street, Doral, Florida 33178

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar celebrates 7 year anniversary


Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is celebrating seven years of Southern charm with an upgraded happy hour of $7 cocktails, bites, beer & bourbon. Available weekdays from 4-7 p.m., Yardbird Miami offers discounted favorites such as the bourbon-infused Old Fashioned, simply mixed with Wild Turkey 81, Orange and Aromatic Bitters for a smoky sweet twist on the classic cocktail.

In addition to the already unbeatable happy hour prices, Yardbird will celebrate its seventh anniversary with a Lucky 7 scratch off game for all happy hour goers at the bar while supplies last. Scratch off three 7's in a row to receive an appetizer on the house on your next visit.


Pop-up Brunch with Amaris Jones

"Birds 'n' Bubbles" pop-up brunch presented by celebrity chef, Amaris Jones, and her new concept Chick in Jones, at Panther Coffee in Little Haiti. See below for more information.

 Miami queen of Soul Food and celebrity chef, Amaris Jones, will host a second “Birds 'n’ Bubbles” Sunday brunch pop-up from her new concept, Chick in Jones, on April 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Panther Coffee in Little Haiti. In search of the perfect iteration of modern Soul Food, Amaris created her renowned, organic Chicken and Waffles, which will be served at the brunch. Patrons can complement their brunch bites with Panther Coffee’s exclusive Cascara Mimosa and specialty coffees.

Spend Derby Day at Beaker & Gray

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Wynwood’s favorite watering-hole will be partnering with Woodford Reserve on Saturday, May 4 in celebration of the Kentucky Derby. In true Beaker & Gray fashion, the bar team will be serving up Mint Juleps with a twist. As a keepsake of the party that will surely ensue, bargoers who order the specialty cocktail will be able to take home the signature copper cups .

The Wharf Does Derby Day

Derby Day is soon upon us! Don’t know where to watch the fun on Saturday, May 4? Grab your friends, don a head-turning hat, and join us at The Wharf for our Kentucky Derby Celebration, brought to you by Woodford Spires.

The Wharf’s Kentucky Derby Celebration features:

o   A live viewing of the race

o   $12 Mint Juleps

o   Woodford Spires & Rye Mojitos from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

o   And prizes for the best dressed

In addition to Derby fun, the event will also feature eats by Lung Yai Thai Tapas, CRACKED by Chef Adrianne, Spris Artisan Pizza, MOJO Donuts, La Santa Taqueria, OG Ceviche & Seafood Shack, & Sweet Melody Crafted Ice Cream.