For Florida Real Estate, Homeowners Insurance May Be A More Important Issue Than Taxes

I attended a very informative windstorm insurance session at the Miami Realtors Association this afternoon.  The presentation by Lee Gorodetsky, The Home Insurance Guru and President of L & S Insurance, was my third insurance update of the year because that is how much of a moving target Florida insurance has become. So why is […]

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Miami-Dade County Public Schools Win Broad Prize! Great News For The County

The fact that Miami-Dade County Public Schools won the nationally coveted Broad Prize is great news for the county as a whole.   Items that businesses consider when relocating are labor/workforce and quality of life issues, both of which include education.  Congratulations to MDCPS’ students, teachers, school board, and especially to the talented superintendent, Alberto Carvalho.  […]

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Free Things To Do In October

  South Florida doesn’t have fall leaves to indicate our move into fall, but October is when we start getting occasional cool days.   October is also Miami Attractions Month, which is offering Buy-One-Get-One-Free deals to many of our local attractions.   There are also other free events going on throughout the month.  So get out […]

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Where's J Wo?

Okay, this one is probably too easy!

Where's JWo?
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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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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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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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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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