March 23, 2013

Sony Open Tennis on Key Biscayne is a Gift to Miami

I had the luxury of spending the afternoon on Key Biscayne Friday, at the Sony Open, for early round tennis, under overcast skies that kept the temperature and sun level quite comfortable.  Although some of my favorites are missing from the tournament this year (Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal), I watched a good match between the fifth seeded Argentinian big guy, Juan Martin Del Potro and Germany’s Tobias Kamke.  After […]
March 11, 2013

Miami City Ballet – The Masters

The Miami City Ballet (MCB) performed their Program III, The Masters, on Sunday at the Adrienne Arsht Center and it was wonderful.  With new Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez in charge this season, MCB has stayed true to form, continuing with outgoing Artistic Director Edward Villella’s vision in presenting three George Ballanchine ballets as the cornerstone of the program. […]
February 22, 2013

Pinecrest Garden Fund’s 7th Annual Soiree

Picture This… You wind your way up the candle lit pathways, through the lush tropical garden, until you come upon the breathtaking terrace of Pinecrest Gardens.  Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres await you in the glow of moonlight, under the stars.   Oh yeah! Every February, the residents of Pinecrest and its surrounding communities look forward to the […]
February 18, 2013

50th Coconut Grove Arts Festival

Year after year, I never tire of the Coconut Grove Arts Festival.  This year, the St. Stephen’s Art Festival, right next door, had quite a few new and repeat artists that this visitor enjoyed. One of my favorites were the magnificent wood vessels by Tim Niewiadomski, Studio by Ski – Shades of Wood, from Akron Ohiio.  This […]
February 15, 2013

Pinecrest Farmers Market is a Sunday Morning Must

From fruits and vegies to pastries and granola, the Pinecrest Farmers Market is fresh and bountiful, and a great place for a stop and chat with neighbors.   Mayor Lerner was checking out books and I was sampling devine crunchy pickles – at 10:00 in the morning. Many vendors are regulars but some vary from week to week, keeping […]
December 21, 2012

The Annual Coconut Grove King Mango Strut Parade

When: Sunday, Dec. 30 at 2:00 PM The wild and wacky local folks will be strutting their stuff once again at the annual Coconut Grove King Mango Strut Parade on Sunday, Dec. 30 at 2:00 PM. Anything goes with this zany cast of characters who will make their way from the corner of Commodore Plaza and Main Highway up towards Cocowalk in tribute to the […]