10 Things To Do In Miami In October

I love October in South Florida.  Not only does the weather start to tease with occasional cooler, drier temperatures, but it is the official start of our art season.  Although we now have cultural activities year-round with our monthly art walks, museum exhibits, and great musical programming at the Arsht Center and venues throughout South […]

Aventura, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Florida Life, Miami Beach, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Things To Do
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Waterfront Views Abount From Beautiful Unit 604 in Deering Bay's Verona Building

The beautiful sanctuary of Deering Bay is located in South Coral Gables and features an Arnold Palmer Signature Design par 71-course, two marinas, tennis courts, pools, meandering paths, and a luxurious clubhouse with a fabulous restaurant. Unit 604 in Deering Bay’s Verona, offers unobstructed views of the golf course, bay, and all the way to Key […]

Buying, Coral Gables
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Waterfront Views Abount From Beautiful Unit 604 in Deering Bay’s Verona Building

The beautiful sanctuary of Deering Bay is located in South Coral Gables and features an Arnold Palmer Signature Design par 71-course, two marinas, tennis courts, pools, meandering paths, and a luxurious clubhouse with a fabulous restaurant. Unit 604 in Deering Bay’s Verona, offers unobstructed views of the golf course, bay, and all the way to Key […]

Buying, Coral Gables
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Properties Close To Public Transportation Popular During and After The Recession

Properties that were in communities near public transportation with frequent routes did 42% better in maintaining their value than those that were not near public transportation.  As real estate sales in Miami continue to rise, neighborhoods near public transportation are some of the areas with the tightest inventories. Many communities, such as Brickell and Coral Gables, have added trolleys […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Buying, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Neighborhood News, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Selling
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Bike 305 Aims To Form An Interconnected System of Greenways, Bike Lanes and Trails

I recently visited Ecuador and enjoyed running on the Chiquinan Trail, a 20 km bike and running trail converted from an old railway trail. While I was running, I thought it would be great if Miami-Dade had something similar.  I was thrilled to find out it does, though most of it is still in the […]

Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Florida Life, Key Biscayne, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Things To Do
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Preservation vs Private Property Rights

Several recent  articles have highlighted the issue of preservation vs private property rights.  I want to clarify that I am for historic preservation of relevant buildings but I think if it is done retroactively, it infringes on private property rights. Both the Miami Herald building, sold to Genting Malaysia, and a Robert Browning Parker home […]

Buying, Coral Gables, Luxury Real Estate, Miami Beach
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Best Waterfront Restaurants In Miami

Whether you are in town for Miami Art Week 2012 or just visiting Miami to enjoy our beautiful city, you will want to visit one of these restaurants.  Although Miami is surrounded by water, there aren’t that many waterfront restaurants.  In my opinion, these are, in my opinion, the best waterfront restaurants in Miami. Smith and […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Restaurants
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Best Sunday Brunch Spots In Miami

There are a lot of great breakfast spots in Miami, from Wagon’s West in Pinecrest;  Greenstreet and Peacock Garden Cafe in Coconut Grove,  and one of my favorites, The Big Pink on South of Fifth.  But for Sunday Brunch, I want something a little more extravagant.  Here are some of my top brunch spots from […]

Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Florida Life, Miami Beach, Pinecrest, Restaurants, Things To Do
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Black Friday Buyers Are In Miami To Shop For Investment Real Estate

Black Friday brings out buyers looking for bargains and buyers looking for Miami real estate investment properties are here in droves.  While most people are enjoying time with family and friends, Realtors are busy selling properties.  Driven by news reports of increasing prices, decreased inventories, and increasing rents both local and foreign buyers continue to […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Buying, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Foreclosures, Investment Real Estate, Pinecrest, Selling
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Green Corridor Extends From Cutler Bay to Miami Shores

A green corridor comprised of Cutler Bay, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami, Coral Gables, Miami and Miami Shores has been formed to assist in financing energy related improvements to property.  Formaly named The Property Assessed Clean Energy District (PACE), this new corridor will enable businesses and residents to finance energy related improvements to their properties […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Neighborhood News, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami
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