South Miami Art Festival

It’s that time of year again…Art season in South Florida.  After visiting the South Miami Art Festival, stop by one of the great local restaurants in South Miami.  Blu has great pizzas and salads, Town Kitchen and Bar has great calamari, salads, sandwiches and mixed menu, and Cafe Pastis has mussels, quiches, and an extensive […]

Freebies, Neighborhood News, South Miami
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Andy Warhol, Romero Britto, Roy Lichtenstein and Other Artists Coming to Pinecrest Gardens

The Community Foundation of Pinecrest is sponsoring Garden Pop, a fine art exhibit and sale in Pinecrest Gardens, November 7-25.  Original works from the following artists will be available:  Andy Warhol, Rupert Jasen Smith, Tom Wesselmann, Joan Miro, Gene Davis, Jasper Johns, Jime Dine, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Larry Rivers, Romero Britto, Donald Sultan, Erika […]

Freebies, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest
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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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