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Sunset Place Refresh

 Sunset Place Refresh The Shops at Sunset Place have been approved for a major redevelopment, receiving overwhelming support by merchants, property-owners, residents and city leadership pushing for the project since late 2017. In recent years, South Miami’s famed 1990s open-air mall hasn’t exactly evolved with the community and hasn’t been updated... more

Making the move to South Florida

By now I am sure you are well aware of the allure South Florida has on those who come to visit the Sunshine State often enough to strongly consider making a permanent move here.  There are so many great neighborhoods throughout South Florida like: Brickell, Coconut Grove, Miami Beach and... more

Temporary temperatures in a hot South Florida real estate market

Our family and friends are experiencing some wicked weather in the northeastern states while we in South Florida are unfortunately (and guiltily) reaping the benefits.  As of late, our South Florida days and nights are that much cooler, that much sweeter as we run our errands, go to work, conduct... more

Come one, come all to the most anticipated annual South Florida culinary event

What annual event lasts 4 days, takes place on South Beach and gives you the chance to rub elbows with some of the culinary world’s most famous names?  The South Beach Wine and Food Festival, of course!  Happening on the sands of Miami Beach (or in many of its hotels),... more

58th Annual Vizcayan Ball

Tania and I had the grand pleasure of attending the 58th Annual Vizcayan Ball this past Saturday, November 22, 2014, that took place in Coconut Grove.  Not only was the black-tie soiree an event to remember, its sole purpose (besides mingling and networking for those who get to attend this wonderful... more

South Florida at its best

South Florida at its best, actually South Florida weather at its best – to be exact.  As we continue to sail through the peak of hurricane season (we’re still on the hook until November 30th), more and more South Floridians, and those visiting South Florida, are enjoying the clear skies... more

Come get your performing arts on

“Let’s all go to the…performing arts center” while here in South Florida.  If you have not already done so, you must experience the joy of various arts performed at either the: Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County; Ziff Ballet Opera House; Knight Concert Hall or the... more

Upcoming Events in South Florida

Here are some upcoming South Florida events that will help you kick back and relax while you search through available South Florida homes. Fabulous First Friday at Frost Museum of Science: laser light show.  Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:00pm. H2OMBRE: Brave the Elements at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts:... more

Old Cutler Bay/Hammock Oaks Corridor: Amongst the Richest Neighborhoods in America?

According to Richard Florida’s, America’s 1,000 Richest Neighborhoods, published March 13, 2014, the corridor of Old Cutler Bay/Hammock Oaks in Coral Gables, Florida is ranked amongst the top 5 richest neighborhoods.  Florida’s article is based on geographer, Stephen Higley’s, analysis of a 2006-2010 survey.  The article ranks Old Cutler/Hammock Oaks as... more

7th Annual Coral Gables' Restaurant Week

If the last 6 years are any indication of what can be expected this year, then get your taste buds ready for the 7th Annual Coral Gables Restaurant Week.  Taking place June 9 to June 29, many of the most popular restaurants will offer three-course lunch and dinner options with... more


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