Mario Chalmers' personal appearance

Meet Mario Chalmers when the Miami Heat point guard stops by the Opustone natural stone store, 5301 N. Powerline Rd., Fort Lauderdale, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday to chat about his team’s chances this season and other stuff. Sun Sentinel reporter Tom Brew will also discuss his new novel, The Ties That Bind, about a tested friendship between two college buddies. RSVP required to Brittany Dunn: