News and Real Estate Trends For Coconut Grove & Coral Gables Luxury Real Estate

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...

Yoga Takes Over the Streets: Lululemon’s Sunset on Sunset November 13th, 2012

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This Sunday, November 11, one of my favorite fitness brands, Lululemon, is hosting a yoga street party in  on Sunset Drive in South Miami. Sunset on Sunset will have hundreds of people, yoga pros and curious newbies alike, practicing their downward dog at an outdoor yoga session at sundown. This free event is a great way to meet other fitness enthusiasts--all you need to bring is a yoga mat! The yoga session begins at 5 pm, followed by a block party...

Locally-Minded Cuisine Draws Crowds October 21st, 2012

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In recent food trends, consumers have been looking to their backyards and farmer’s markets for fresh inspiration. Restaurants are following cue; locally-sourced menu items are popping up around South Florida. Some restaurants have built an entire concept around cooking with seasonal products. Take LoKal, the burger and beer hub in Coconut Grove.  Residents are flocking to this neighborhood restaurant, not only for the casual, upbeat ambiance, but for its fresh-from-the-farm dishes. Health-minded carnivores will appreciate the range of proteins—from grass-fed beef,...