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Shopping at Miami’s Farmers Markets: featuring Zak the Baker November 13th, 2012

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The temperature is finally dropping (to a staggering low of 68 degrees tonight!), and while sweaters are still optional, spending my weekends outdoors is not. I’ll take any excuse to be outside these days, and what better excuse than checking a weekly task off the list? At the local farmer’s markets, stocking up on groceries doesn’t feel like a chore—in fact, it’s a great opportunity to support local businesses. The Coconut Grove Organic Farmer’s Market, located on 3300 Grand Avenue, is...

Fairchild Ramble: A Farmer’s Market, Art Fair and Music Festival In One Place November 13th, 2012

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This weekend, Fairchild Tropic Botanical Gardens is hosting their 72nd Annual Ramble. There is quite literally something for everyone there—and it really does bring out everyone, from cotton candy loving kids to bromeliad-collecting adults. The yearly festival, set in the expansive garden, makes for the perfect, leisurely day outdoors. If you go, it’s always a good idea to bring cash, as there are numerous vendors, and not all accept credit card. And while you can have a great day listening to...

Columbus Day Weekend Brings Biscayne Bay Festivities October 5th, 2012

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For the 57th year, Biscayne Bay will be host to the Columbus Day Regatta, the annual holiday weekend boat race. With nearly 300 contestants taking to the water in hopes of a trophy, it’s quite a spectacle. While the rest of the country is gearing up for October’s chill, the mid-80˚ temperatures and sunshine here in Miami promise a few more days of summer. Throw on some SPF and head down to the Biscayne area with the whole family to...