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Archive for March, 2013

Mar
31
2013

Happy Easter from Linderman Key

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  We wish you could be enjoying Easter with us at Linderman Key in the fabulous Florida Keys... Linderman Key is about an hour boat ride south of Coral Gables just north of Ocean Reef off of North Key Largo. For more information about Linderman Key text or call us at 305-984-5524. Continue Reading!

Mar
30
2013

The Giant African Land Snail…A Problem In Coral Gables And The Rest Of Miami

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  The appearance of the non indigenous python in the Everglades is the big news, but there are other non indigenous creatures in Miami and South Florida. The one we have in Coral Gables and South Miami is the Great African Land Snail .Yesterday I ran into the team working in the High Pines neighborhood who actually showed me an infant snail they had captured. These snails are dangerous to about 500 different species of plants, and, if they eat rat...Continue Reading!

Mar
28
2013

Coral Gables, Florida Always Looks Better Than Great !!!!

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    \ The City of Coral Gables keeps the city looking top notch through thick or thin... Why wouldn't you want to live in Coral Gables... For more information about this great American city text or call us at 305-984-5524 Continue Reading!

Mar
27
2013

Luxury Estate In Coral Gables’ Hammock Lakes Neighborhood Listed For Sale For $5,700,000

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    I have to admit that  Hammock Lake Drive is one of my favorite streets in Coral Gables  as it is located high (by our local standards) on a coral ridge and is surrounded by over hanging trees which give one the impression of being on a country lane. The 8,376 sf, 7 bedroom, 8 full bath home, built in 2007, on a 35,284 sf lot is on the market for the first time since 2009 and listed for $5,700,000. If...Continue Reading!

Mar
26
2013

Where To Get Beer In Coral Gables

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    One of the advantages of being a long term resident of a community is that you know where all the hidden "gems" are located. Well. if you are a beer aficionado the Stop'N Shop located at 5885 Ponce De Leon Blvd. right next to the University of Miami Baseball Stadium on San Amaro Drive is one of them. This is a craft beer heaven with floor to ceiling beer. But, this is a true convenience store so don't expect much...Continue Reading!

Mar
26
2013

Coral Gables Luxury Waterfront Home Drops List Price to $7,795,000

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 140 Solano Prado in the Coral Gables luxury community of Old Cutler Bay dropped its list price $1,100,000 to $7,795,000. The 7,897 sf, 6 bedroom, 6 full bath home, on a 24,290 sf lot, built in 2003 has been on the market since March 2012. For further information on this house or others in the South Coral Gables area text or call us at 305-984-5524.  Continue Reading!

Mar
25
2013

An Airboat Trip In The Everglades

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I have lived in Florida since 1965 and in Miami since 1969 and hate to mention that I never had  gone for a ride in the "Glades" on an airboat. My cousin Logan was visiting from Philadelphia and started inquiring about the "Glades" so my son James and I decided that this was the perfect time to start emptying our "bucket list" and take that ride on an airboat. So, we drove out from Coral Gables which actually took a...Continue Reading!

Mar
23
2013

A Beautiful Spring Day In Coral Gables

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 Don't you think that you should live in Coral Gables, Florida where the weather is beautiful all year long!!!!        Continue Reading!

Mar
22
2013

A Hidden Gem Listed For Sale For $2,875,000 In Ponce Davis Next to Coral Gables

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8180 Erwin Road (SW 47 Ave.) is truly hidden but is it a gem? The house has been on and off the market consistently since April 2006 when it was listed for $3,800,000. Now the 6,053 sf, 7 bedroom, 5.5 bath house on a 38,768 sf lot has dropped its list price to $2,875,000. One thing we know for sure is that the house's Ponce Davis location a block or so off of Old Cutler Road and Coral Gables is...Continue Reading!

Mar
21
2013

Sony Open Tennis

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One of the great things about Miami is that there is always something to do. Last night which followed a rainy afternoon  my son and I attended Day Two of the Sony Open on Key Biscayne. We saw American James Blake handily dispatch the younger American Ryan Harrison 6-2, 6-2 and American Christine McHale beat wild card entrant Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-2, 6-1  If you ever get a chance to attend the Sony Open....Go!!! Not only are the best tennis...Continue Reading!