Miami is all about boating and this weekend both sail and motor boats come out in full force for the Columbus Day Regatta.
Okay, it is always running season in South Florida, but many of us prefer running in less muggy conditions so October is when a lot of the more popular runs kick off. No matter what cause you support, you are bound to find a run. Here are some of them. October 12, The Color Run […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]