Eye on Miami: Shane Battier, Nas, and More
It's not easy having eyes all over the scene, being around to take in all the wild visuals at all the worthwhile places in the city. There are, however, those parties and gallery openings where a fortunate photographer can point and shoot. Every week, in collaboration with WorldRedEye, New Times brings you a solid recap of all the recent experiences you may have missed around Miami. It's impossible to be everywhere, but hey, we can try to keep our Eye on Miami.
Tyler Newell, Irie, and Guy Fieri
February 24, Guy Fieri at Miami Heat vs. Golden State Warriors at Hyde American Airlines Arena
Famed chef Guy Fieri showed off his Miami Heat pride at Hyde in the AAA last Wednesday night to watch the home team take on the Golden State Warriors.
Alex Guarnaschelli, Tom Colicchio, Giada De Laurentiis, Natasha Wynnyk, Julie Morgan, and Bobby Flay
February 25, South Beach Wine & Food Festival Chefs After Party at Nautilus, a Sixty Hotel
After showing off their insane eats and meeting with fans during the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, celebrity chefs Giada De Laurentiis, Alex Guarnaschelli, Anne Burrell, Debi Mazar, Gabriele Corcos, Tom Colicchio, Andrew Zimmern ,and Bobby Flay, along with actor Neil Patrick Harris, celebrated at the Chef After Party at Nautilus.
Hannah Bronfman, ASAP Ferg, and Shiona Turini
February 25, The Webster Celebrates Exclusive Launch of Agolde x A$AP Ferg Collection at Mr. Chow
Shiona Turini and Agolde’s Jerome Dahan hosted a cocktail reception at the Webster Miami and a private dinner at Mr. Chow to celebrate the launch of the Agolde x A$AP Ferg collection.
February 26, Peachfuzz at Thompson Miami Beach
Miami’s favorite hip-hop throwback party, Peachfuzz, was at it again last week at the Thompson Miami Beach. The nonstop dance party kept ragers on their feet all night long, reminiscing about the days when '90s hip-hop and R&B dominated the dance floor.
February 26, Sebastian Ingrosso at Story
Partygoers packed Story to kick off the weekend the most epic way possible: by witnessing an insane performance by house legend Sebastian Ingrosso.
Purple, Johnny Manziel, and Salvador Lairet
February 26, Johnny Manziel and DJ Irie at LIV
It’s always an insane night when DJ Irie gets behind the decks. Johnny Manziel joined partiers at LIV to kick off an epic weekend.
Heidi and Shane Battier
February 26, Shane Battier at Komodo Fridays
Former Miami Heat star Shane Battier joined guests in experiencing the new contemporary Asian oasis, Komodo. The restaurant’s unique dining and nightlife concept continues to set the perfect tone for any occasion.
February 26, Moët Ice Impérial and Veuve Clicquot Rich Present Social at Mondrian
It was a perfect evening for a sunset and some bubbly as guests experienced the world of champagne on ice with Moët Ice Impérial and Veuve Clicquot Rich poolside at the Mondrian during the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.
Lee Brian Schrager, Masaharu Morimoto, and Rachael Ray
February 26, Amstel Light Burger Bash Hosted by Rachael Ray Presented by The Collection
South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s iconic Amstel Light Burger Bash drew a huge crowd ready to indulge in the best burgers with host Rachael Ray. Guests grazed on carefully curated offerings from top burger chefs and sipped refreshing Amstel Light lager and Meiomi wine.
Chef Bun Lai and Karolina Kurkova
February 27, Karolina Kurkova Makes a Birthday Wish at Prey, on the 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach Rooftop
The highly anticipated Prey pop-up restaurant at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach continued a successful grand opening week with Karolina Kurkova and invited guests to celebrate her 32nd Birthday. Kurkova and close friends were captivated by the revolutionary cuisine of James Beard Award-nominated chef Bun Lai.
February 29, Nas at Rockwell Mondays
All eyes were on Nas last night as the legendary rapper took over Rockwell with an epic performance.
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