Truluck's Restaurant: Wonderful Seafood Decadent Desserts

Taking full advantage of Miami Spice‘s first month, some friends, my husband and I visited Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House on Brickell.  It was a perfect evening!  We walked from the Jade condominium, a few blocks away, and even though we are in August, there was a pleasant breeze. Although they had a great […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Restaurants
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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 […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Florida Life, Miami Beach, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, Restaurants, Things To Do
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Miami Real Estate: The Jade

The Jade is a beautiful, modern, waterfront building that is walking distance to all of the activity on Brickell Avenue.  Built in 2004, the Jade has amazing resort-like amenities including a spectacular infinity pool, state-of-the-art gym, entertainment rooms, private elevators to your residence, and views galore. The Jade was one of the first luxury buildings […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Buying, Luxury Real Estate, Neighborhood News
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Miami Real Estate: Downtown Miami Continues Growing

Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami is still building services to provide conveniences for new residents that have moved into the buildings that were mostly empty during the real estate collapse.  Projects under, or soon-to-be-under, construction include Museum Park, the Port of Miami Tunnel, Whole Foods, and a multiplex movie theater.

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Neighborhood News
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Rental Rates On The Rise

With the increasing popularity of living in walkable communities, rents are on the rise in areas such as downtown Brickell and Coral Gables.  The fact that there are so many new buildings with great amenities and upgraded finishes, such as granite counter tops and modern kitchens and baths, in these two areas have lead to […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, Neighborhood News, Renting in Miami
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Miami ING Marathon Route – Plan Your Driving Accordingly

The ING Miami Marathon is this Sunday and, with a projected 20,000 runners, there will be traffic disruptions along the route.  Please plan accordingly or bring plenty of patience and courtesy.  This is a pretty big event that showcases our beautiful city and we want to roll out the welcome mat.  Traffic disruptions will probably […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Florida Life, Miami Beach, Neighborhood News, Things To Do
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Crazy About Crazy About You

Crazy About You is in a great location and one of the few places you can get a good meal with a waterfront view. The staff is attentive, they have a decent wine list that is reasonably priced, and their menu is affordable.  I like the Serrano Croquettas, Calamari Flatbread, and Mikey’s Slow Braised Steak […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Florida Life, Neighborhood News, Restaurants, Things To Do
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Miami Real Estate – How Will Panama Canal's Expansion Effect It?

The Panama Canal is undergoing a massive expansion to allow bigger vessels to pass through.  Since the Port of Miami is  the closest U.S. Port to the Panama Canal, Miami is in a strategic position to benefit from the increase in America/East Asia trade. The Port of Miami is building a tunnel to the Port,  […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Commercial Real Estate
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Miami Real Estate – How Will Panama Canal’s Expansion Effect It?

The Panama Canal is undergoing a massive expansion to allow bigger vessels to pass through.  Since the Port of Miami is  the closest U.S. Port to the Panama Canal, Miami is in a strategic position to benefit from the increase in America/East Asia trade. The Port of Miami is building a tunnel to the Port,  […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Commercial Real Estate
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City of Miami Traffic Light Camera Locations

With local economies in the tank and municipalities hurting for income due to lost revenues, many cities are putting up traffic light cameras to help them catch drivers that run red lights, block intersections, or don’t make a full stop before turning right on red. Aventura is notorious for its high fines.   The City of […]

Aventura, Brickell/Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Florida Life, Neighborhood News
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