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Coral Gables Category

Aug
22
2012

Giant African Land Snails….Watch Out !!!!

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I have been watching the Florida Dept. of Agriculture team in our neighborhood the last few months as they are attempting to eradicate the Giant African Land Snails which have begun to invade several of our Miami neighborhoods. Similar to other non native invaders the arrival has caused problems to both our plant life and perhaps to humans. The snails are dangerous to around 500 different species of plants and, if they eat rat feces(which certainly wouldn't be too appetizing...Continue Reading!

Aug
15
2012

Yoga Joan

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Do you need to get a life after work....Both mentally and physically... Well perhaps you ought to think about Yoga and one of our most favorite Yoga instructors, Joan Varini, or as we know her Yoga Joan... Besides being a super good instructor she is really nice to be around and will conduct private classes at your home...Besides that Joan can be found teaching at Corpo Yoga in Dadeland, the Zen Village in Coconut Grove, Rina Yoga in Miami, and...Continue Reading!

Aug
14
2012

Primary Election August 2012

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Not a particularly exciting day at the polls this morning... Other than the election of our mayor and the pit bull ordinance I really didn't  know too much about the various judicial candidates... The guy at the front of my precinct in Coral Gables looked bored but told me I couldn't take pictures which I wasn't planning on doing anyway... With his fatigues he looked as though he was just missing a gun and then it would have been like...Continue Reading!

Aug
12
2012

Terrific Duplex Listed For Sale In South Coral Gables

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We have just listed 541 Menendez in the South Gables for sale at $549,000. This 2 story duplex has 2 units both with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and is close to the University of Miami main campus, downtown Coral Gables, and downtown South Miami. Both units face a small park, and the downstairs unit has recently polished terrazzo floors, fresh paint and good closet space. The roof was replaced in 2012, and the duplex was tented for termites in...Continue Reading!

Aug
09
2012

Very Attractive Remodeled Coral Gables Home Listed For Sale

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After looking at 5910 Maggiore St in South Coral Gables, you would never guess that the house was built in 1949. The owners get an "A" for pride of ownership, and this house shows like few older homes do. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2,089 sf  home  on a 10,000 sf corner lot is listed for $799,000.            Continue Reading!

Jul
18
2012

Basketball star Juwan Howard sells residential lot in South Coral Gables for $10,050,000

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Expensive residential real estate continues to sell in the Gables Estates neighborhood of Coral Gables. The 3.5 acres  closed for $10,050,00 after having been listed for $11,900,000. The property boasts 375 feet of waterfront and has direct access to both Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.Continue Reading!

Jul
09
2012

Terrific South Coral Gables Duplex Just Listed For Sale

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What a location for an investment. 541 Menendez which is fronting on a small park has just been listed for sale at$549,000.Close to the University of Miami main campus both units have 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. The downstairs unit has recently polished terrazzo floors, fresh paint, a formal living room, good closet space, and a 2 car garage. The upstairs unit is leased until October. The roof was replaced in 2002, and the building was tented for termites in...Continue Reading!

Jul
08
2012

Dinner at a Coral Gables “Pop Up” restaurant

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Friday night we went out to, as far as I know, our only local "pop up" restaurant called the Eating House which is located in Coral Gables at the Ponce Diner on Ponce De Leon Blvd. and SW 8th Street. For the uninitiated, as I was, a "pop up" restaurant is a restaurant which moves into a temporary location for a short period of time & then closes. Hopefully the Eating House gets reborn in a new location as the...Continue Reading!

Jul
05
2012

South Coral Gables House Under Contract

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  Our customers  contract was accepted by the sellers for the 2,357 sf house located at 6930 Almansa St. in the South Gables. Built in 1964 and situated on a 7,500 sf  lot this 3 bed 2 full bath house was listed for $729,000. The house boasts a an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, impact glass windows (always a plus in South Florida), and a two car garage. 6930 Almansa is close to both Downtown South Miami & Downtown Coconut...Continue Reading!