New Insurance Factors To Consider When Buying Your Home

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post about how cheap flood insurance is if you don’t live in a flood zone.  After last Wednesday’s heavy rains, even many of us who do not live in flood zones witnessed flooded streets and front yards.  Before you go out and buy  flood insurance, you need to be […]

Buying, Florida Life, Hurricanes
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10 Things To Do In Miami In October

I love October in South Florida.  Not only does the weather start to tease with occasional cooler, drier temperatures, but it is the official start of our art season.  Although we now have cultural activities year-round with our monthly art walks, museum exhibits, and great musical programming at the Arsht Center and venues throughout South […]

Aventura, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Florida Life, Miami Beach, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Things To Do
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Tomorrow is WineWednesday at Anacapri Restaurant in Pinecrest

Tomorrow is the second Wednesday in September, which means it is time for WineWednesday at Anacapri Wine Bar in Pinecrest.  If you have never been, you are in for a treat.  $10 is all it costs to sample dozens of wonderful wines from around the world.  They also have  food to sample while you are […]

Pinecrest, Things To Do
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Flood Insurance…Do You Need It?

Many areas in Miami are in flood zones and, if you are purchasing a property with a mortgage, you will be required to carry flood insurance.  However, there are many areas in Miami that are not considered flood zones.  I received a little flyer from FEMA letting me know that although I am not in […]

Buying, Hurricanes
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Happy Labor Day!

Have a wonderful Labor Day, celebrating the great Florida outdoors!

Florida Life
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Last Week Of Summer Vacation — Things To Do With The Kids

Take time to enjoy the last days of summer by enjoying some of the activities we tend to take for granted as locals.   Pinecrest Gardens – Splash and Play, petting zoo Matheson Hammock – kayak and paddle board rentals Venetian Pool – swim Shark Valley – bicycle ride, nature photography John Pennekamp – snorkeling, […]

Things To Do
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Eat, Drink and Be Merry! Miami Spice Runs Through September 30

Sorry, I forgot to give you a head’s up that Miami Spice was starting on August 1!  I was so busy planning my eating schedule, that I neglected to post, but you are not too late, it runs through the end of September. I started my Miami Spice circuit by visiting a restaurant that I […]

Florida Life, Miami Beach, Restaurants, Things To Do
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Free Things To Do In Miami In August

Okay, there are a lot of free things to do in Miami that don’t revolve around the beach or window shopping.  In the summer time, free days are offered at a variety of local venues so take advantage and go explore our home town. August 2 Planetarium Star Show 7 p.m. August 3 ArtCenter Studio Crawl August […]

Florida Life, Things To Do
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New Buildings Mean New Architecture For Many Areas of Miami

With all of the new construction, both currently under way and proposed, comes new architecture.  Here are some new non-residential examples.    

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Commercial Real Estate, Florida Life, Miami Beach, Neighborhood News
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Tomorrow is Fee-Free P.L.A.Y Day At Deering Estate

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend?  Start out tomorrow with a fee-free P.L.A.Y  Saturday at Deering Estate in Palmetto Bay.  P.L.A.Y stands for Preservation, Learning, Adventure, Year-Round and the day incorporates all of these in a beautiful, bay-front setting.

Palmetto Bay, Things To Do
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