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Palmetto Bay
Source: PalmettoBay-fl.gov

South Miami-Dade Summer Camps

As a parent, I understand the importance of having access to solid summer-camp options. It’s especially nice when a town has several more specialized programs, too, for kids with focused interests. The family-friendly neighborhoods of Pinecrest and Palmetto Bay offer many great options, many of which are already under way for the season—in which case, you can always stop by for a preview and make plans for next year. Most area schools provide summer programming for their students, too, so... Continue Reading >

Wayside Market
Source: Yelp

Miami’s Best-Kept Secrets: Restaurants

Think you’ve tried the best Miami has to offer when it comes to restaurants and bars? With so many options and the never-ending cycle of openings and closings, many of our city’s best culinary delights get lost in the shadow of celebrity chefs and flashy upscale eateries. Here I suggest four establishments to add to your must-try list, if you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting them already.   For Wine Lovers: Happy Wine Though this modest Mom-and-pop wine shop in Calle Ocho... Continue Reading >

Source: Miami And Beaches

Beat the Heat: Miami’s Best Pools

To say it’s hot in the summer in Miami is an understatement. But enjoying perfect weather for nine out of twelve months a year is well worth enduring even the sweltering days of June, July, and August. Plus, it’s easy to beat the heat at these three beautiful and refreshing Miami pools.   The Biltmore The 23,000-square-foot pool at the landmark Coral Gables hotel is the stuff of aquatic dreams. Treat yourself to a stay or reserve a private cabana to enjoy... Continue Reading >

Source: Dutch Village Home.

The Dutch South African Village of Coral Gables

If you’ve been following my posts on George Merrick’s six whimsical themed villages of Coral Gables, this marks the fifth installment of the series. (Check out previous posts on the Florida Pioneer Village, the Italian Village, the French City Village, and the Chinese Village.) The Dutch South African Village was an interesting architectural project. Aside from its origination as part of Merrick’s already visionary concept for bringing diverse design influences into the City Beautiful, this village’s particular focus is on... Continue Reading >