I was just reading some articles at AOL Travel and I noticed that Miami Beach has made it into their Ten Best American beaches list. That’s not surprising at all to those of us who live here, we constantly see a steady stream of tourists from all over the world and that is a constant reminder of how popular Miami Beach is. But I thought it was interesting that after all these years of being among the most visited Beaches...Continue Reading!
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Last week I attended one of those events that just send you home with a smile on your face. Every year, the Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce, pays tribute to students and teachers within the Key Biscayne community that standout for their outstanding personal spirit and who go above and beyond in helping others. This year’s Good Neighbor and Giving Tree Awards luncheon , that took place at “The Link” in Crandon Golf of Key Biscayne, brought together a...Continue Reading!
Hosted by the Humane Society of Greater Miami Adopt-A-Pet, South Motors and Saks Fifth Avenue, Dadeland We were honored to be invited and to participate in this fantastic event to help support the Humane Society of Greater Miami Adopt-A-Pet second annual event at Jungle Island. Jon and I, personally want to thank all of these great people and sponsors who got together for this great event and raised more than $375,000 for more than 200 homeless dogs, cats, puppies and kittens...Continue Reading!
ENJOY THE EMBASSY LAKES OF COOPER CITY LIFESTYLE Located on Sheridan Street in Cooper City, Embassy Lakes is a well maintained community with pride of ownership and wonderful facilities. If security is important to you, there are three manned guard gates. There is an Olympic sized swimming pool, which is heated in the winter months. If tennis is your game there are spot lit tennis courts and shaded bicycle and walking paths. A fully equipped gym and a basket ball...Continue Reading!
One of the truly amazing things of the South Miami, High Pines and Coral Gables area are the excellent elementary schools....One of them, St. Thomas which is located at the intersection of Red Road (SW 57 Ave.) & Kendall Dr. (SW 88 St.), recently had its annual Auction/Dance.... The evening was a resounding success with over 400 guests attending its "Hawaiian Breezes" party...There were over 500 items auctioned off including a ride on the world famous Goodyear blimp.... St. Thomas is over...Continue Reading!
Last week, I went to the Pembroke Gardens Shops, parked, locked my car, and went back like 10 minutes later and found that someone had gotten into my car, and stolen my laptop computer with no signs of my car being broken. Can you imagine how much information had there? I feel so bad, how come I forget to lock my car? Almost impossible. I called the police and filed a report, and the police told me that there is a device that robbers are using now to...Continue Reading!
I always like to talk about the local stores I shop at frequently especially if they are owned by friends.... I have known Isabel Merritt the owner of "Isabel, Fine Home Accessories" of 7334 Red Road, South Miami for more years than I can count... Isabel's store, which has been in operation for 16 years, is having its ANNUAL SALE this Friday March 20th and Saturday March 21 from 9:00am to 5:30 pm each day.... If you need to purchase decorative...Continue Reading!
Imagine this … you’re at your desk working, working, working. All of a sudden a magnificent closet pops up on your computer screen and you’re struck with an immediate case of “closet envy”. Okay, okay … it doesn’t hurt that the closet comes complete with a super cool 2-story living room, an unbelievably dreamy tub in the master bath, and a to-die-for water view. Ahhhh … but we digress. Back to the closet and how it is that we saw it...Continue Reading!
About 18 months ago Whole Foods Market opened in our area on Red Road almost at the intersection of South Dixie....What a godsend the store has been.....After battling the cramped isles and difficult parking of our local Publix an entirely new type of grocery store arrived... With covered parking off of San Remo and plenty of space to walk around ,grocery shopping is anything but the ordeal it use to be.... And, this is before even taking into consideration the quality food and...Continue Reading!
Schedule for Adriene Arsht Center for this weekends of March, 2009: March 20 - Friday- Babalu-Cy - The art of Desi Arnaz- Carnaval studio- 5 & 8 pm $50 March 20- Friday- Mozart's- The Marriage of Figaro- Ziff Ballet opera House- 7 pm- seats from $27 to $253.75 March 20- Friday-Mandy Patinkin in Concert with paul ford on Piano- Knight Concert Hall- 8Pm $40 to $65 March 22- Sunday- Mozart's- The Marriage of Figaro- Ziff Ballet opera House- 2PM- $13,75 to $178.75Continue Reading!