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High Pines Category

Aug
29
2012

Riviera Health Resort Now Opened In South Coral Gables

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After seemingly a forever construction period the Riviera Health Resort has finally opened at 6901 Yumuri Street in the South Gables. To all locals this location is considered downtown South Miami right across Sunset Drive from High Pines. I was lucky enough to be invited to an opening presentation where I learned that the Riviera Health Resort hopes to redefine health care by combining unsurpassed medical care with a staff trained similarly to those in the hospitality industry. Lets hope...Continue Reading!

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
21
2012

Trattoria Sole…A Great South Miami Restaurant

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Last night my wife and I tried out Trattoria Sole at 5894 Sunset Drive in South Miami which is under new ownership. We had been fans for years of this restaurant which began the restaurant renaissance in Downtown South Miami. I am glad to say that even though former owner Mauricio has gone back to Italy the new owners have maintained the quality and ambiance of Trattoria Sole. We will continue to be fans and hope that you will be...Continue Reading!

Aug
17
2012

High Pines Home Listed For Sale

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Great opportunity to purchase a home 1 1/2 blocks from the "A" rated  magnet school Sunset Elementary. 5270 Sunset Drive is a 2,053 sf home with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on a 11,250 sf lot. The house has been owned by the same family since it was built in 1948 an has been well taken care of by its owners. The location is just a few minute walk from downtown South Miami with its shops and restaurants. In addition...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
06
2012

Expensive High Pines Home Listed For Sale

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The house at 7228 SW 54 Ct. in Miami's High Pines neighborhood was recently listed for sale at $1,999,000. It is interesting to note that the sf price of this house, $513, is substantially higher according to MLS than the sf price of any home sold in High Pines in the past two years. According to MLS the highest sf price in the neighborhood was $372 for 7401 SW 54 Ct. which closed Nov. 2, 2010. This was followed by...Continue Reading!

Jul
20
2012

South Miami Ranked #1 Hospital In South Florida !!!!

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Congratulations are in order for South Miami Hospital and Dr. Thinh Tran, High Pines resident and Chief Quality Officer for South Miami's parent, Baptist Health South Florida, for providing the neighborhood with incredible care...US News & World Report released a survey last week which ranked the 74 hospitals in our area, and South Miami Hospital came out #1... Though I am not qualified to comment on the medical reasons behind the survey, I can say as a "user" of South...Continue Reading!

Jul
16
2012

Congratulations To Our Local Elementary Schools On FCAT Results

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Congratulations to our local elementary schools which scored well on the statewide achievement test earlier this year... The grades are listed below: Coconut Grove...........A Coral Reef..................A Ludlam.......................A Howard Drive.............B Palmetto....................A Perrine......................A Pinecrest...................A South Miami..............A Sunset.......................AContinue Reading!

Jul
12
2012

Attractive New High Pines Home Just Listed For Sale

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Finally a new High Pines Home is on the market !!!!! The 6 bed 6 bath 4,896 sf house  built in 2009 at 7500 SW 53 Ave. has been put on the market for $1,849,000 or $377 per sq. ft. This house possesses all the amenities required in a luxury home plus location, location, location !!! This is undoubtedly one of the nicest homes in High Pines and in my opinion is a better buy than the 6,202 sf High...Continue Reading!