I attended the champagne and caviar tasting at the Whole Foods in Coral Gables last night and learned a lot! I already knew I love caviar and am extremely picky about my champagne, so I was thinking I would just go and have fun. Little did I know I would actually learn that champagne has 56 million bubbles per bottle, that the reason for checking the cork from a champagne bottle is to make sure it matches the label, and that...Continue Reading!
Archive for September, 2007
Magnificent 5 bedroom, 4 bath family home located in the Landings. Featuring 4,350 square feet of custom design on a 1/2 acre lot. The new owners who relocated from Brazil, are settled and enjoying our South Florida lifestyle. The sales price has been published as $965,000. For warm professional relocation assistance, contact Monica LoMonaco at 305 215 5564 or visit her at www.pinecresthome.net. Monica was the selling agent in this transaction.Continue Reading!
Latin music, comedy shows and some good ole' rock'n'roll are coming to Miami Beach. The Fillmore at the Jackie Gleason Theater is ready to open on October 10th, with a Ricky Martin performance. The Fillmore has undergone extensive renovations and will once again offer some much- needed culture to Miami Beach residents and visitors alike. This venue is one of the six nationwide managed by the Fillmore organization. The first Fillmore opened in the late 60's in San Francisco, under the helm...Continue Reading!
First the good news, the Miami Hurricanes beat Duke 24-14. Phew, that was a relief. In a week when 5 of the top 10 teams lost, now the Canes have a chance to make it to the top 25. Coach Shannon is doing a great job coaching the Canes, who are improving every week. Next week the Canes will be victorius against North Carolina. We will not be denied! Go Canes! Unfortunately, the Florida Gators did not do as...Continue Reading!
During a recent open house we had at 1280D S. Franklin Ave, at the Lakeshore community in Homestead, I met one of the neighbors who shared with me his love of fishing. His unit was directly across the big lake from 1280D. In the 30 minutes he was casting his line he caught and released two fish, the second of which he was getting off the hook when I came by. In the late afternoon, with a gentle breeze, it was...Continue Reading!
10. Strong civic groups working hard to "keep it green" 9. Zoning laws prevent urban sprawl 8. Close proximity to Florida Turnpike, Miami and The Florida Keys 7. Miles and miles of horse ranches, farms and groves 6. Wonderful place to raise children 5. No traffic 4. Neighbors that care, but are not imposing 3. Stars are brighter here 2. Peace, tranquility, privacy and stress-free living 1. Without question - more house and land for the money If you're tired of the rat race, call Pat Ambrose at 305-960-2634....Continue Reading!
According to an article in the Miami Herald, "A series of studies have shown that the stressful effects of racism may play a role in the high mortality rates for black infants." The factors affecting black infant mortality include poverty, poor nutrition, inadequate prenatal care, teen pregnancy, heredity, high blood pressure, stress, obesity, low birth weights and prematurity. There are several other factors, including higher crime rates, poorly equipped schools, a disproportionately higher numbers of fast-food restaurants and liquor stores, lower numbers...Continue Reading!
One of the great things about all of the parks in the Village of Pinecrest is that you can enjoy each and every one of them every hour they are open for FREE! Yes, I said "FREE." Children can enjoy the playgrounds; you can walk around and enjoy the beautiful grounds; you can shoot some basketballs through the hoops; you can enjoy your picnic lunch in a gazebo while using your computer at a WI-FI Spot; you can use the...Continue Reading!
Do yoga, my friends. There is nothing that compares to the benefits it offers. If you feel you have contraindications check with your doctor; it is truly rare that yoga won't help whatever ails you! I found yoga when it was introduced in my gym a few years ago and instantly knew my days of pumping iron and step classes were over, gone forever, kaput!! Halleluyah! And not long after I began a regular practice of yoga I realized my back...Continue Reading!
Do you want to save MONEY? Have you decided to purchase an item on line, and then came to an area on the bottom of the page after you have given your credit card information that says, PROMOTIONAL CODE, and not had any idea how someone has ascertained that code? The answer is: google (coupon code) WITH THE STORE YOU HAVE CHOSEN for the item you are purchasing. It is so much fun to save money, so why not try it...Continue Reading!