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The Bridge Project in Palmetto Bay

palmettobay1-367 An Update on What You Need to Know A lot of people have been asking me recently about the potential bridging project in Palmetto Bay over SW 87th Ave, between SW 164th St and SW 163rd Terrace. To bring you up to speed: Miami Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Works had been proposing to build a bridge over the canal between SW 164th and SW 163rd to connect SW 87th Avenue, thereby alleviating north-south traffic. The Palmetto Bay Village Council, in...Continue Reading >

5 DIY Projects to Get Your Home Ready for Fall

11:14:16 Fall is here. The weather is starting to cool off, and the days are getting shorter.  Pumpkins line your porch, and the Halloween decorations are up. While fall decorations add some festiveness to your home, the season is also the perfect time to tackle some home-improvement projects. While homeowners in South Florida aren’t faced with the long list of chores to winterize their homes like people in other parts of the country, there are still a few DIY projects that should...Continue Reading >

Why Coral Gables and Palmetto Bay Are Top Trick-or-Treating Spots

pumpkin Halloween is just around the corner, and hordes of costume-clad kids will be hitting the streets in search of candy. Miami offers an array of Halloween activities for people of all ages — parties, haunted houses, costume contests, and special events. South Florida’s family-friendly neighborhoods also provide safe and festive spaces for trick-or-treating. Coral Gables and Palmetto Bay, in particular, are top trick-or-treating spots. Here’s why: Coral Gables From a kids point of view, Coral Gables is perfect for Trick-or-Treating. There are few...Continue Reading >

What You Need to Know About YGreene Loans

Ygreen It’s a fact: home renovations can be pricey. But, if you plan to spend seven or more years in your home, it is certainly worth the investment to ensure you get the wind mitigation discount on your insurance. It also can be worth it to summerify your home to both keep your ac from working on overdrive and keep your electric bills way down. But what about those of us that are not sure how long we’ll be in our home?...Continue Reading >

What You Need to Know About Living in Cutler Bay

culture ridge If you’ve been around long enough, you probably call it Cutler Ridge or even just Perrine. And if you’ve been around for that long, you also probably remember that what is now Cutler Bay was one of the places that Hurricane Andrew hit the hardest. Because of this, Cutler Bay’s homes are some of the newest in Miami-Dade County. This means that they’re built to the latest codes and are best prepared to handle anything South Florida weather can throw at...Continue Reading >

Big City Mountaineers Has a Big Impact

13076679_10154163869974241_5671942433339943898_n I can’t speak for you, but this summer has felt like a scorcher to me. It just begs for an excuse to get out of the city, escape the heat, and head into the mountains. At the same time, I realize that doing so is a luxury that many never have the opportunity to do. This is exactly why I’m so proud to be so deeply invested (along with my family) in Big City Mountaineers. For more than 25 years, we have...Continue Reading >

9 Ways to Beat the July Heat in Coral Gables, Palmetto Bay, and Pinecrest

Miami_-_Biltmore_hotel_-_0341 The summer is heating up, and the days are long and sticky. What can you do to escape the high temps and have some fun? Luckily, there are lots of great options in our area for July once the fireworks are gone. Coral Gables Miami Spa Month is actually two full months of self-love, starting July 1 and continuing through August 31. Treat yourself or a loved one to some deluxe downtime with signature spa services. Take advantage of special rates at...Continue Reading >

What is going on July 4th 2016

Miamifireworks …. and where will you be celebrating America’s 240th Birthday? Join in the fun~ family~festivities around the Coral Gables & Palmetto Bay/Cutler Bay areas at any of these free events.   The Biltmore Hotel: Center Terrace The Biltmore Hotel Fireworks Spectacular is one of the most popular places to be this Independence day with over 10,000 guests expected to attend. Bring a blanket or folding chairs, a picnic basket and grab a front row seat on the beautiful lush, sprawling 18 hole Golf course...Continue Reading >

What’s Going on this June in Palmetto Bay

Photo Courtesy of the Deering Estate You can always tell the first week after school lets out because it takes twenty minutes less to get anywhere. All kidding aside, just because the weather is heating up doesn’t mean that you can’t get out and enjoy everything that living in South Florida has to offer. And the best part is you don’t have to drive across the county to enjoy some of the best Miami has to offer. There are dozens of events this month in Palmetto Bay...Continue Reading >

How to Prepare Your Home for a Hurricane

Hurricane_Fran_sept_1996 June 1st marked the official start to Hurricane season. And, as we haven’t had a storm make landfall in Miami since 2005, I thought it was a good idea to give you a friendly reminder on how to prepare just in case 2016 is the year. Hurricane Preparedness Checklist: Before the Storm: Check Your Insurance There are two ways your home can get damaged when a storm hits: wind and water. Set a meeting with your insurance agent to go over the details of...Continue Reading >