Museum Day Equals Free Admission To Local Museums

The Smithsonian is sponsoring Museum Day Live on Saturday, September 29.  You can get two free tickets to participating local museums.

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Are We On The Edge Of Another Building Boom?

With real estate sales increasing and decreasing inventories, many developers are starting to launch new condominium projects.  Many, such as the Porsche Tower in Sunny Isles, are aimed at the uber luxury market.  This building is going to have special elevators to bring the resident and their cars up to the actual condo unit. The […]

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Miami’s Cultural Arts Season Is Just Around The Corner

Okay, Miami’s art scene has grown up a lot since I moved here from San Francisco over 21 years ago.  Now there are concerts, monthly art walks, symphonies and a variety of art programs year round.  However, with the cool weather teasers that usually start in October, so does Miami’s main season of the arts.  […]

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Will East Coast Railway Finally Kick Off A Public Transportation Boom in So Fla?

Last week I wrote a blog about Miami Metrorail’s link to MIA and how much farther we have to go to have a great rail system in Miami.  Well, it looks like we may be another step closer towards making that a reality.  Florida East Coast Railway is proposing building a station, modeled after London’s […]

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100 Edgewater Dr. – Waters Edge Condo On Coral Gables Waterway

Unit 208 is an updated 1 bedroom 1.5 bath that would be great for an investor. Rented until April of 2013.

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Two Coconut Grove Homes Both Listed For $1,699,000

I saw two great homes during a Coconut Grove open house.  The one above, listed by Carole Smith and Ken Tate of EWM, is a two-story Old Spanish built in 1924.  It is beautifully restored with a spacious, modern kitchen. The one below is a modern home,  built in 2008 with wonderful open spaces.  It […]

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Miami Metrorail’s Link To Miami International: Great Addition, But Need Many More Routes

Like most Floridians, I headed north for a portion of the summer.  I ended up spending some time with my brother in Pembroke, Massachusetts and traveling into Boston.  I love the public transportation system via the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, but found their method of paying for parking a bit old fashioned and not very […]

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Gated Communities In Pinecrest: Pinecrest Grove

The entrance to Pincrest Grove is located on 60 Avenue, a short walk or bike ride to the Community Center, library, Pinecrest Gardens, Pinecrest Elementary School, and Wayside Market.  This gated community in Pinecrest consists of 9 single family homes built on one acre lots.  Most of the homes were built in the early 1980’s […]

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I Love Miami! Do You?

It is obvious by the name and content of my blog that I thoroughly enjoy living in South Florida.  A new initiative by The Miami Foundation wants to make Miami more loveable and thereby attractive to skilled, talented people.  A Knight Foundation survey identified 10 factors that make residents feel emotionally connected to where they […]

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Thinking of Short Selling Your Property? Now May Be The Time….

Many homeowners who are under water have been thinking of short selling their home because they have not been able to negotiate a loan modification with their mortgage lender.  If you are one of them, now may be a good time for several reasons. Banks are more willing to work with a short sale than […]

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