School Starts Monday – Please Drive Carefully

Traffic around Miami was heavier this week since some private schools  started classes and public school employees were reporting to work.  Miami-Dade Public Schools and local universities will start classes on Monday, so please be patient and considerate, allow more travel time to get to and from where ever you are going, remember school speed […]

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Beautiful Morning on the Bay, Thanks to Shake-A-Leg!

A friend invited me to go on a kayak ride in the Grove today and I eagerly agreed –any excuse to get out on the water!  We rented kayaks from Shake-A-Leg;  paddled around the islands; got in a decent workout while catching up, enjoying nature and the Miami skyline; and made it back in time […]

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Miami Spice Is Back – Two Months of Great Restaurants

Miami Spice is worth staying in, or visiting, Miami during the hot months of August and September.  In addition to the daily lunch and dinner specials offered at many of  our best restaurants, some of the participants are offering happy hour specials. There are so many participating restaurants this year, it is going to be […]

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Tomorrow Is Fee-Free Day At Deering Estate

If you have never been to the Deering Estate, or if it has been a while since your last visit, take advantage of tomorrow’s free admittance to get acquainted or re-acquainted with this beautiful historic estate.   Enjoy a variety of activities and programs, stroll through the house and grounds, and visit the Artist Village and […]

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School's Out For Summer! Now What? Part Two

Last week’s list of things to do in Miami in Summer focused on outdoor activities.  Today I will list indoor activities to keep yourself, children and out-of-town guests entertained during the hot, humid, and sometimes rainy, months of summer. The Museum of Contemporary Art has a variety of exhibits and films throughout the summer.  They […]

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School’s Out For Summer! Now What? Part Two

Last week’s list of things to do in Miami in Summer focused on outdoor activities.  Today I will list indoor activities to keep yourself, children and out-of-town guests entertained during the hot, humid, and sometimes rainy, months of summer. The Museum of Contemporary Art has a variety of exhibits and films throughout the summer.  They […]

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Hurricane Insurance: Will It Be The Next Shoe To Drop In The Recovering Real Estate Market

I attended a Citizens Property Insurance Round Table sponsored by State Representative Frank Artiles and Senator Oscar Braynon to discuss the proposed changes to Citizens’ current 10% rate increase cap.  In an attempt to decrease the State of Florida’s financial exposure in the event of a major hurricane, Citizens has already removed some 17,000 policies […]

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