Last night South Miami's premier running and exercise store, Foot works, held their annual Twilight Run through South Miami. The weather cooperated with clouds but no rain, but it was a a typically hot and humid summer evening as evidenced by these pictures of runners at the finish line.. After the run I went with my wife Susan, son James, and brother-in-law Thomas Taulbee for dinner at the new 72nd Bar and Grill located at 5861 Sunset Drive South Miami....Continue Reading!
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Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis & South Coral Gables-5600 SW 85 St Open House Sun June 6th 2:00-4:00
The Great Entertainer! The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining friends & family - Enter foyer to a bright living room overlooking large screened outdoor area with sparkling pool bar and fabulous backyard w/wood burning fire pit. Features include - updated kitchen, split bedrooms, 2 car gar, shed, sauna + jacuzzi - plus many extras - Bring buyers wanting to be near Epiphany Church. Within walking distance to St. Thomas . & Epiphany Elementary...Continue Reading!
Living In South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis & South Coral Gables- Foreclosure Action On 5100 Sw 73 Terr
5100 SW 73 Terr (seen here in 3 month old photos) has been a problem for the neighborhood since the builder abandoned the incomplete residence over a year ago. Apparently the builder has been fighting Total Bank's foreclosure action without maintaining the house and yard. Who is suffering from this ? Obviously the neighbors who are faced on a daily basis with the over grown yard which is not only distasteful to look at, but is a breeding ground for...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis & South Coral Gables- Trattoria Sole-The First Of The Really Good Restaurants In South Miami
January 1997 is a red letter month in the history of restaurants in downtown South Miami because that is the month Maurizio Farinelli opened Trattoria Sole at 5894 Sunset Drive. Opening a quality restaurant in South Miami in 1997 must have taken a lot of internal fortitude as South Miami had been a graveyard for restaurants for as long as I can remember. But, needless to say, Maurizio recognized the need and had the ability to open and run a...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis & South Coral Gables- Miss Val’s Beat- What Is Happening in Downtown South Miami
I was talking to Miss Val the other day when we ran into Julian Gomez who sells flowers every Thursday from 12:00-1:00 in the Blue Mall in downtown South Miami. Miss Val mentioned that the week had been super busy with lots of customers shopping. However, there were a lot of "fender benders" so everyone should be careful when parking in South Miami. I had lunch, as I frequently do, at Jorge Guanchez's Mojito Grill in the Blue Mall. The...Continue Reading!
Last Saturday evening I went with my son, James, and brother-in-law, Thomas Taulbee, to a Clemson University South Florida Alumni event held at the Marlins- Phillies baseball game. Those events are always fun as you get to see a good game and visit with Clemson Tigers (Thomas & I are Canes, James is a Tiger). Little did I know that we were to going to witness the 20th perfect game in the history of major league baseball. All of that got...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis & South Coral Gables- Need Your Car Washed, Furniture Moved, Old Furniture Delivered To The Dump
Do you need your car cleaned, furniture taken to storage, or old paint cans & old furniture delivered to the dump? Well, if you do, call Bill Lloyd (pictured with his wife Willie Mae at church) at 787-623-9022. Bill is a local, South Miami High graduate who washes cars at EWM Wed. & Fri. mornings and at the 1st National Bank of South Miami Thursday mornings. He has been washing my car and helping me for years. To read my previous...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines Ponce/Davis & South Coral Gables- What is happening in Coral Gables this week
Open this link to see what is going on in Coral Gables this week. To my read my blogs about High Pines South Miami and the South Gables open this link.Continue Reading!
Come join the Heatley Real Estate crew us at our open houses from 2:00 -4:00 this Sunday May 23. 5600 SW 85 St. is the perfect house for entertaining with it spacious floor plan which opens out to a large screened outdoor area. 8750 Ponce De Leon Road in the prestigious Ponce Davis area has a charming English cottage home sitting on almost a 63,000 sq. ft. lot. 11174 SW 112 Terr. is a well kept up, spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath home...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami High Pines/Ponce Davis & South Coral Gables- Miss Val’s Beat- What is happening in downtown South Miami
I ran into Miss Val in South Miami's Blue Mall the other day when she was chatting with Ahmed Youmi of La Crepe Bistro which is not a place to be missed if you are in the mood for crepes, sandwiches, salads, and their signature item quiche. Ahmed mentioned that he had opened a 2nd restaurant called Cafe Bonjour in South Miami at 6222 South Dixie in the mall across the highway from the South Miami Hospital . I...Continue Reading!