July 30, 2013

Chinese are Fastest Growing International Property Buyers

Chinese buyers rank as the world’s fastest growing population of property buyers and they are particularly enthusiastic about investing in North American real estate, according to FloridaRealtors.org. They are estimated to spend $114 billion on overseas property by 2015. Chinese investors are also part of an international group of buyers in Miami, picking up properties to […]
July 3, 2013

4th of July Fireworks, Concerts, Picnics, Pool Parties

Here ya go pyromaniacs and ooh-ers and ahh-ers.  A run down on the 4th of July picnics, pool parties, bbq’s, concerts and fireworks. For a list of events click here  Channel 10 Run Down For a suave 4th of July celebration check out The Biltmore For eating and viewing (focus here is on viewing) The […]
July 1, 2013

Brazilians Like Miami

Brazil ranked number one in foreign countries searching for Miami properties on Miamire.com in May, 2013.  South Florida continues to be a hot spot for international real estate buyers and consumers with Canada, Columbia, Venezuela,  Spain, Argentina, France, United Kingdom and Italy in the top ten. Part of the reason that Brazil tops the list […]
June 11, 2013

City Hall Throws Great Summer Shorts Cast Party

I want to give a shout out to City Hall for throwing a fantastic Summer Shorts After Party.  It was a terriffic turn-out of theater-goers, cast members, directors, producers, writers, lighting, set and sound designers and  interns packing the upstairs room at the restaurant. Drinks and food were flowing non-stop and the service was fantastic. […]
June 9, 2013

City Theater Summer Shorts Festival

City Theater’s 18th Edition of Summer Shorts is represented this year by eleven quickie plays, running under ten minutes, that mostly amuse.  For those of you who don’t know about this wonderful festival, it is held every summer, through the month of June, at the Adrienne Arsht Center.   As Christine Dolen, theater critic of the […]
April 21, 2013

Pelican Pepe Has His Eye on You

Pelican Pepe served as official mascot of the Earth Day celebration at The Barnacle Historic State Park in Coconut Grove Sunday.  Volunteers from Pelican Harbor Seabird Station brought Pepe, a rescued bird, to the Park for the day to bring public awareness to their wildlife rehabilitation center.  They rescue, rehabilitate and release sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in the greater […]
April 14, 2013

Luxury Real Estate – Everything You Should Know

Christie’s International Real Estate  published a superb compendium titled LUXURY DEFINED: AN INSIGHT INTO THE LUXURY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MARKET.  This is a must read for anyone in the luxury real estate business or interested in buying or selling luxury properties.  Christie’s is the world’s leading network of independent real estate companies dedicated to the sale and marketing of luxury […]
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. […]