IKEA, the world famous Swedish home store, that specializes in intelligently designed yet reasonably priced home products. You can get anything at IKEA from a Swedish lunch to granite counters & from bedroom furniture to lamps Until now Floridians have had to get their IKEA goods via catalog only. For South Floridians, we can now shop in person touching, looking & feeling every product for ourselves. I have been waiting for this moment for longer than I want...Continue Reading!
Community Events Category
When I wrote the last entry about Village of Pinecrest parks I said I would next write about upcoming events. The first big event will be held Wednesday, October 31, 2007, 6-8 PM at Evelyn Greer Park. It's the 5th annual "Track or Treat",a really big and fun halloween party. Treats will be passed out for everyone by the Village of Pinecrest Parks and Recreation Department as well as by local businesses. It's safe; it's lots of fun; all witches, goblins,...Continue Reading!
MIAMI CARNIVAL 2007 Enjoy a taste of home, Sunday, October 7th, 2007 at Bicentennial Park, **Noon to 11:00 PM Whether you say rice 'n' peas or peas 'n' rice, get you some curried mutton, macaroni and cheese, potato salad, johnny cake, crab back, cole slaw, conch fritters, benne seed--oops, that's the Bahamian comin' out . . . Admission $20.00 Purchase Tickets Online Live Entertainment featuring: The Queen of Soca: Alison Hinds Soca Monarch 2007: Iwer George Groovy Soca Monarch 2007: Biggie Irie London's Soca...Continue Reading!
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!
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!
October is designated National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). NBCAM is dedicated to increasing awareness of breast cancer issues, including the importance of early detection. Comprised of several national public service organizations, professional medical associations and government agencies, the program is on its second decade of sharing information, providing access to screening, and building hope for future generations. As we enter National Breast Cancer Awareness month let's not forget to celebrate the progress that has been made against this...Continue Reading!
During the summer a very good friend and active community member of Weston lost for 15 year old son due to a Jet Ski/Personal watercraft accident. Because of the accident and Tyler's injuries the family has formed a Foundation, please read below or visit the web site Tyler Scott Goldberg THE TYLER SCOTT GOLDBERG FOUNDATION is committed to (a) preventing children from suffering injuries arising from the operation of personal watercraft by serving as a vehicle for legislative change, a source of targeted...Continue Reading!
John Grogan, author of the hilarious and incredibly touching New York Times #1 Bestseller Marley & Me (Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog) comes to Temple Judea, 5500 Granada Boulevard, Thursday 9/27 at 7:30 PM [through Books & Books].Continue Reading!
Pinecrest Gardens is the newest Village of Pinecrest park even though the site has been a major tourist attraction since the world famous Parrot Jungle was founded there in the 1930's by Austrian born Franz Scherr. Village of Pinecrest purchased the property in December 2002 and officially opened Pinecrest Gardens to the public in March 2003. When you visit Pinecrest Gardens you will...Continue Reading!