Have a wonderful Labor Day, celebrating the great Florida outdoors!
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
With all of the new construction, both currently under way and proposed, comes new architecture. Here are some new non-residential examples.
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.
I recently visited Ecuador and enjoyed running on the Chiquinan Trail, a 20 km bike and running trail converted from an old railway trail. While I was running, I thought it would be great if Miami-Dade had something similar. I was thrilled to find out it does, though most of it is still in the […]
One of my favorite things about summer is that it is mango season. This year, Fairchild’s Mango Festival features the mangoes of Mexico. I have no idea where the mangoes I buy from my neighborhood pop-up mango stands are from but they are all delicious. When you are done at the Festival, drive through the […]
I will be spending the 4th of July at a friend’s house, celebrating her birthday. If you don’t have plans for the day, here are some ideas on where to celebrate and watch fireworks: On land (FREE) The Biltmore Hotel Black Point Park & Marina Bayfront Park At Sea: Aboard SeaFair South Beach Lady
Today is the beginning of Miami Spa Month, which is really two months since it lasts through August, where you can get $99 treatments at some of Miami’s most luxurious spas. I tried the Aquavana Experience at Canyon Ranch and thoroughly enjoyed it. I am looking to squeeze in a couple more before the end of August.