It’s Raining, They’re Pouring
Shooters Waterfront, 3033 NE 32nd Ave., 954.566.2855, shooterswaterfront.com
Florida summers, eh? They can be a bit soggy. A little windy. Rather sticky. Well, Shooters Waterfront wants to create a bit of excitement around those crashing summer thunderstorms. The popular Intracoastal bar and restaurant’s new happy hour is called “When It Rains, We Pour,” and that’s exactly how it works. Select menu items and cocktails will be half-priced whenever the weather turns rainy. Shrimp flatbread, roasted poblano peppers, bamboo bite sushi rolls and more will be 50 percent off, as will house wines, Shooters’ signature house ale and, of course, hurricanes. The place’s massive outdoor space, completely redone in 2014, also features plenty of covered areas – so you can stay outside and view Mother Nature’s wrath with a(nother) refreshing beverage.
Liquivita Lounge, 3349 NE 33rd St, Unit B, 954.909.4998, liquivitalounge.com
Nutrient IV therapy does what it sounds like. Those vitamins, minerals and other good things you mean to take but maybe don’t always remember to? This is a way to get them directly into your bloodstream. The concept has been getting more popular all over the place – Brad Pitt is said to be a fan – and in Fort Lauderdale, Liquivita Lounge now wants to inject some healthy into your life. Proponents claim the treatment can help with everything from energy to defense from illness to a hangover cure. Founded by local firefighter and paramedic Samael Tejada, Liquivita now has several locations around South Florida, including its flagship Fort Lauderdale store. The procedure tends to take less than an hour – and don’t worry, they say they use needles smaller than the ones pediatricians use.
The Museum of Discovery & Science, 401 SW Second St, 954.467.6637, mods.org
The Museum of Discovery and Science’s new exhibit is a kind of adventure story with an important message. “Wildlife Rescue,” which is at MODS through the summer to September 6, teaches kids and adults not just about animal rescue, but about the situations around the globe that put animals in peril in the first place. Pollution, deforestation and habitat encroachment are some of the broader themes broached by an exhibit that tackles complex subject matter with MODS’ usual fun, kid-friendly approach. From orphaned baby elephants to orangutans at a sanctuary, Wildlife Rescue offers a front-row seat for some of the work being done to save, rehabilitate and protect some of the planet’s most amazing creatures. There is no extra admission for the exhibit. Normal MODS admission prices apply.