Coconut Grove Art Festival is This Weekend

The Coconut Grove Art Festival takes place this weekend.  In addition to seeing some fun, different art, it is a great time to stroll the streets, taste food, and bump into friends. I love this year’s poster!

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Where’s JWo?

Recognize this picture?  Where am I and what do you know about the location?  If you don’t know, stay tuned for the answer in a future blog.

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Where's JWo?

Recognize this picture?  Where am I and what do you know about the location?  If you don’t know, stay tuned for the answer in a future blog.

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Things To Do With Kids In Miami – Lalanne At Fairchild Tropical Garden

Take advantage of what is supposed to be another beautiful South Florida weekend and get outside.  The animal sculptures of  Francois-Xavier Lalanne are on exhibit at Fairchild Tropical Garden and are sure to delight children of all ages.  Two of my personal favorites are included here.  Which one is yours?

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5601 Collins Avenue #810, Miami Beach, FL

According to AccuWeather.com, it was 29 degrees in New York and Boston yesterday, and 74 degrees on Miami Beach.   This is the view from every room in this beautiful one bedroom apartment, smack dab on the beach.  Instead of shoveling snow, you could be frolicking in the surf, playing volleyball or taking a leisurely stroll […]

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Free Things To Do Tonight

So many of my friends complain that Miami is an expensive town.  Like any city I know, it can be but there are also a ton of things that you can do for free or near free. Here are some things to do tonight to get your weekend started: Viernes Culturales – this event takes […]

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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 […]

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To Really Appreciate Miami, Slow Down and Walk A Neighborhood

Today I was reminiscing over some things my nephew said last Sunday as we were walking home from the Fairchild Chocolate Festival.  The whole walk, which according to mapmywalk.com was a little over a mile, he kept saying, “walking to your house is beautiful” and “this is so relaxing” and singing “it’s a beautiful day […]

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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 […]

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Fairchild Chocolate Festival This Weekend

The chocolate festival starts tomorrow and runs all weekend.  Yum!! In addition to learning all about chocolate, there are chocolate tastings and sales.

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