Category Archive: Things to Do

Things to Do Miami This Summer – Part 2

Waterbiking

 

By Jennifer Agress and Yours Truly

 

Part 2 of things to do Miami this summer.  We gave you a list of cultural  activities (Part 1) to do—but we know that, for some of you, that may not be your cup of tea. If you’re looking for something more hands on, look no further than the activities we have listed below. Try one ,you’re in for a treat. Read Full Post & Comments »

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Things to Do Miami (This Summer) – Part 1

Neverland the musical coming to the Arsht

 

By Jennifer Agress and Yours Truly

 

Plan to be around this summer and early fall in Miami? Expecting visitors from out of town ? We’ve put together a two part series of cultural, entertainment, and other things to do Miami. And even if you’re familiar with the entertainment venues, museums and such, you’ll find out what shows are on tap in one curated list (we’ve marked them in bold type). Try one or more of these activities, listed below—you’ll experience another side of the Magic City you and your guests haven’t seen before. Read Full Post & Comments »

Staycation Miami

 

With spring here it’s time when we locals start to go swimming in the ocean,  enjoy less traffic in Miami Beach, and fewer crowds in restaurants. It’s also the time hotel rates drop. So, thought we, why not go on a “staycation” in Miami Beach for the weekend. We’d do things like spend the afternoon at the beach, go bike riding on the promenade, check out a new deli, go to a new restaurant and entertainment venue and take in a movie. Sounds like fun? It was. And, we should say, we wanted to stay at a prime South Beach location (23rd and Collins) but not pay prime hotel prices. We didn’t care about the “see and be seen” place to be.  Our destination, the Gates South Beach. Read Full Post & Comments »

A Day of Shark Tagging

 

Now here’s something totally different to do in Miami, and “of the place” – a day of shark tagging Miami, working as a “Citizen Scientist” side by side a world renowned shark research team from the Rosenstiel School of Marine Science at the University of Miami (UMP). Read Full Post & Comments »

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Karen’s Kudos March

Ermanno Scervino

 

Karen’s Kudos this month brings the first Miami meditation center, a to die for high fashion boutique from Florence for men and women , place to shop where designer discounts are 70 to 90%,  exhibit of 21 Israeli artists on the subject of “Wonder Woman”, and a rare visit to South Florida by Doctors without Borders. You won’t want to miss these hot tickets: Read Full Post & Comments »

A Must Do for Donut Lovers March 30

 

Mojo Donuts, last year’s award winner photo courtesy of New Times Broward-Palm Beach

 

If, like me, you love donuts, you will not want to miss the second annual festival devoted exclusively to one of America’s favorite sweets on March 30th. Called Donuts!2017, it’s South Florida’s only donut festival and was a sellout last year. Find your favorite classics (glazed, jelly) and creative combos such as Kentucky bacon bourbon beyond your wildest imagination. Plus, you can eat donuts to your heart’s content as they’re unlimited. Last year over 14,000 were served!  Donuts! 2017 will take place on Thursday, March 30th, from 6p.m. – 10 p.m. at MAPS Backlot – 342 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127. Read Full Post & Comments »

Downtown Miami Discoveries

 

Lost Boy Dry Goods

 

By Jennifer Agress and Yours Truly

 

These days,  there’s so much going on all around Miami that it’s easy to overlook new places to shop, eat or play in up and coming parts of town. Such is Downtown where we discovered gems well worth a visit (on Monday you read about Area Code 305 Sports for the best sneakers).  Better yet, have lunch and do your own walking tour. Read Full Post & Comments »

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Karen’s Kudos January

 

 

 

Elegant stationery that harks back to times of civility and glamour, a super pick for inexpensive orchids that really last,  next up in the excellent art and investment series at the Frost, and a French pastry and cooking school Miami for dabblers, serious cooks and chefs to be. This month in Karen’s Kudos. Read Full Post & Comments »

Home & Garden Tours in South Florida – Part 2

Bonnet House

 

By Jennifer Agress

South Florida not only has impressive gardens and homes, but also a series of home and garden tours that give us a beautiful glimpse into history. From Homestead all the way up to Palm Beach, read below for some of our favorites  – all of them are as enchanting as they are informational.  This is Part 2 in a two part series. For Part 1 click here. Read Full Post & Comments »

Things to Do in January – Part 2

Century 21 discount retailer now at Sawgrass Mills photo courtesy of www.nydailynews.com

 

Miami things to do in January, Part 2 in a series features a major new discount retail destination, a cult favorite in New York City, an evening of gastronomy, chamber music and wine tasting, the annual Taste of the Garden, and a valuable tip for our Fort Lauderdale readers. For Part 1 click here. Read Full Post & Comments »

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