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6 Things You May Have Missed In Miami Last Week: Sep 20

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6 Things You May Have Missed In Miami Last Week: Sep 20

 Here are some of the Miami news you may have missed last week…

There’s a lot to catch up with this week in the 305. Here are our top 5 highlights:

1. Sparky’s Roadside BBQ in Downtown has closed for good. 

The restaurant shared a farewell message on their website late last week announcing its closure due to the pandemic: ” Sparky’s has closed for good. COVID – 1, Sparky – 0. Thank you to all of our dear fans, friends and families that have come and ridden the wild hog with us. Thank you!” Read more about it here.

2. These are Miami’s worst restaurants.

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You know that here at Secret Miami we usually like to share our favorite places in which to grab a good bite around town, and we’re the first ones to share the latest and greatest things to do. But this week we’re switching things up a little by bringing you the worst restaurants in the Magic City according to the Internet.  Learn more here.

3. The Gramercy in Coral Gables offers epic movie nights on Tuesdays.

If you’re a fan of classic cinema and fine dining then you have to check out Gramercy’s dazzling brasserie in Coral Gables. Apart from its NYC vibes and incredible photo ops, this lavish restaurant offers fun Retro Movie nights every Tuesday so you can enjoy a super fun evening out, old-school style. Check it out here.

4. Miami just got a brand new, boozy ventanita.

Atención Miamians, the Magic City is getting a brand new ventanita and this one comes with a side of refreshing cocktails! To celebrate South Florida’s ventanita culture and love for exceptional rum cocktails, Brugal 1888,  a premium rum crafted in the Dominican Republic, launched a brand new pop-up series that will see its ventanita bring the flair and flavor of the Dominican Republic to four different neighborhoods across Miami. Read more about it here.


5. House of Horror’s haunted carnival is coming back to spook Miamians & it looks scarier than ever!

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After almost two years of hiatus, House of Horror’s Haunted Carnival is making a comeback just in time for the spooky season and it sounds like you’ll be dreaming of it for days… And no, they won’t be pleasant dreams. The freakish carnival experience will feature your favorite carnival treats and unlimited rides on House of Horror classics like the Screamer and the Vertigo Swing as well as four totally new haunted house experiences. Discover more here.

6. Discover Ironside, the urban oasis that’s home to Miami’s very own segment of the Berlin Wall.

Did you know that Miami is home to part of the Berlin Wall? And you can view it right in the heart of the city! But while these remarkable pieces of world history can be viewed for free while you stroll around Ironside, art lovers might be glad to hear these are not the only artworks you’ll get to enjoy at Ironside. In fact, there’s plenty more to discover at this wonderful, sustainable super-block community that houses more than 60 design showrooms, beauty salons, local shops, art studios, cafes, playrooms, galleries and more! Read on here.


See also: 131 Stupendous Things To Do In Miami This September