November is Carnival Time At Pinecrest Schools

For fun, inexpensive ways to spend time outdoors with the kids, head to the Village of Pinecrest schools for their carnivals. Pinecrest Elementary’s Wild West Fest is this Saturday.  Howard Dr. Elementary is also having theirs this Saturday from 10:00-4:00.     Palmetto Elementary has their Jungle Jamz on Saturday, November 17 from 11-4.   […]

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Welcome to Pinecrest, Zo and Tracy!

Welcome Home! The Mournings sold their home in Coral Gables and downsized to the Village of Pinecrest.  The Mournings join several distinguished residents who call Pinecrest home.

Luxury Real Estate, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest
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Jennifer Wollmann Endorsed By Pinecrest Tribune for Pinecrest Council

The Pinecrest Tribune, a Community Newspapers paper, has endorsed Jennifer Wollmann for the Village of Pinecrest Council, Seat 1.  Among their reasons for the endorsement were: Commitment to educational issues Concerns over US 1 proposals by FPL and MDX Real estate experience Knowledge of issues that concern Pinecrest residents Desire to keep Pinecrest a multi-generational […]

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Pinecrest Gardens – Answer to Last Week's Where's J Wo?

Pinecrest Gardens, the site of the old Parrot Jungle on Red Road in the Village of Pinecrest, is more than a beautiful tropical garden.  It could also be considered the Village’s downtown.  Since the Village’s borders are US 1, Red Road, 136 Street and 88 Street, there weren’t many areas to create a Village Center […]

Pinecrest, Things To Do, Where's JWo?
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Pinecrest Gardens – Answer to Last Week’s Where’s J Wo?

Pinecrest Gardens, the site of the old Parrot Jungle on Red Road in the Village of Pinecrest, is more than a beautiful tropical garden.  It could also be considered the Village’s downtown.  Since the Village’s borders are US 1, Red Road, 136 Street and 88 Street, there weren’t many areas to create a Village Center […]

Florida Life, Pinecrest, Things To Do, Where's JWo?
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Village of Pinecrest US 1 Vision Plan

If you drive US 1, you may have noticed that there is a lot of new construction going on.  The Village of Pinecrest Council hired a consulting firm, C3TS,  and formed a steering committee to come up with a vision for the future of Pinecrest Parkway, the section US 1 that makes up the Village’s […]

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Miami Spice Is Back – Two Months of Great Restaurants

Miami Spice is worth staying in, or visiting, Miami during the hot months of August and September.  In addition to the daily lunch and dinner specials offered at many of  our best restaurants, some of the participants are offering happy hour specials. There are so many participating restaurants this year, it is going to be […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Florida Life, Miami Beach, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, Restaurants, Things To Do
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Pinecrest Real Estate: 6342 SW 109 Street

This beautiful bar is one of the many fine details in this 11,533 square foot home by Portoundo Perotti.  The home is currently listed for $5.3 million by Lourdes Alatriste with Engel & Voelkers.  

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MDX Considering Express Lanes on US 1 from Datran to Florida City

Yesterday I attended a Tier 1 workshop put on by MDX to explain the US 1 express lane project development and environment study.  Considering how large this proposed project is and how many residents and businesses it will have an effect on if it goes through, there were not a lot of people in attendance. […]

Neighborhood News, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami, The Falls
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Village of Pinecrest Passes Resolution To Protect Matheson Hammock

At a special Village council meeting this evening, a resolution was passed stating opposition to the proposed boat storage facility at Matheson Hammock Park. Council members felt that the county’s Parks Department did not provide the public and surrounding municipalities with opportunity to provide input to their Request For Proposals for dry boat storage at […]

Coral Gables, Environmental, Marinas, Yacht Clubs and other Boating Information, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest
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