Classical Music Comes to Pinecrest

An Evening in Tuscany, featuring concert pianist Francesco Attesti and German mezzo-soprano Annika Kaschenz, is coming to the St. Louis Church in Pinecrest on Tuesday, October 6th.  Hosted by the Rotary Club of Miami Sundown as a benefit concert to end polio,  this classical concert promises to be an evening filled with beautiful classical music. […]

Florida Life, Pinecrest
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Miami is Loved By Residents, Wonder Why?

A Gallup study reported in today’s Miami Herald states, “Miamians love their city more than ever”. What’ s not to love?  The tropical climate, beautiful beaches, colorful flora, variety of cultures, the views, the food, the number of never ending activities from sports, to dancing, dining, diving?  There is a reason my blog is ILoveSoFla!  […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Florida Life, Luxury Real Estate
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New World Symphony to Host Stories in Music: Concert for Kids

Remember the great music in the movie, Peter and the Wolf?  How about the music that Sleeping Beauty and her prince waltz to when they first meet in the forest?  So many children’s movies contain great classical music.  The New World Symphony will  be presenting some of that music in their Stories in Music: Concert […]

Florida Life
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Fishing in South Florida is a Bargain!

I found another reason to love South Florida, CHEAP fishing licenses!  I  purchased annual fishing licenses for my sons to go out for mini lobster season and thought I had been charged incorrectly.  The cost for an annual license was $17!  I paid $52.70 for an annual license in Pennsylvania so one of my sons […]

Florida Life
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Miami Museums Free Events

Looking for some from free things to do before school starts?  A lot of our local museums have free days each month.  Since today is the first of the month, you will be able to get a lot of these in.  Or spread them out over the next couple of months. Bass Museum of Art […]

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Miami Counts Down to Hurricane Season

I am not talking about the University of Miami’s football team here, which is a much anticipated season, but rather the real hurricane season, which is right around the corner officially beginning June 1.   Whether you recently moved here or have lived here for ever, now is the time to prepare your property.  There are […]

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Preparing for a Hurricane – A Way of Life in South Florida

If you recently moved from outside of a hurricane zone, you are in for some excitement and new lessons from Mother Nature.  Hurricane season officially starts June 1 and storms can approach rapidly, so it pays to inform yourself on what you need to do now to be ready when a storm approaches.  The good […]

Hurricanes, Resources
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Free Trees Help Beautify Your Yard and Conserve Energy

The right landscaping  can help you save money.  Properly positioned, plants will  shade your home and lower cooling costs.  Using plants that don’t require a lot of water can minimize water usage while still allowing you to have a beautiful yard. Miami-Dade County wants to encourage tree planting and offers the popular “Adopt-a-Tree” program several […]

Environmental, Freebies, Home Improvement
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Free High-Efficiency Shower Heads and Rebates to Conserve Water and Save $$

Water conservation is extremely important in Florida.  Even though we are surrounded by water, we are in the middle of a several-year drought and we all need to do our part to save water.  In addition to complying with current watering restrictions, there are steps you can take around your home to cut down water […]

Environmental, Freebies, Home Improvement
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Free and Fun First Fridays Gallery Walk in Coral Gables, FL

What does a Friday night with free music, wine, cheese and art gallery visits mean?  It must be Gallery Walk Night in Coral Gables!  Visit with the artists and discuss their work or just look at the art, nibble and sip the goodies, and enjoy the evening.  From 7-10 pm the first Friday of every […]

Coral Gables, Freebies, Neighborhood News
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