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Jan
28
2015

They Are Back !!!!! Velvet Creme Doughnuts Return This Saturday

Simply Miami Real Estate

  Well, I have good news to report today... After having disappeared for years and years Velvet Creme Doughnuts are returning. The new owners are attorney Krista Rios, her father, and retired police detective Robert Taylor whose brother-in-law  use to run Velvet Creme. The business will be opening as a food truck this Saturday  at the Burger Beast Burgie Awards at Milander Park in Hialeah... Hopefully the new Velvet Creme will be able to find a building to rent in the South...Continue Reading!

Jan
20
2015

South Miami’s Casa Lario’s is No More

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      Casa Lario's of 5859 SW 73 St.. South Miami, Fl. suddenly closed over the past weekend. This is a great tragedy to all the residents of South Miami, High Pines, Coral Gables and other parts of  Dade County who could run in, grab a quick bite of Cuban food and a mojito (they were the best around), and then head out again. Breakfast on the porch was always a treat. Rumor has it that the owner of La Carreta purchased...Continue Reading!

Sep
02
2014

Hammock Lakes Now A Gated Community

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Just to alert you that the SchoolHouse Road Entrance  at North Kendall Drive to Hammock Lakes has been closed. A guard house has been constructed on North Kendall Drive about a 100 yards north of the old entrance... You must drive through the new entrance to access Coral Gables' Hammock Lakes neighborhood which has many beautiful homes... SchoolHouse Road also has been blocked (except for bikers or walkers) at its intersection with  Old Cutler Road. Hammock Lakes is just across North Kendall...Continue Reading!

Aug
07
2014

The Most Expensive Home For Sale In Coral Gables Listed For $35,000,000

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The 6 bedroom, 9 1/2 bath, waterfront home at 110 Arvida Parkway in Coral Gables' Gables Estates neighborhood remains as the most expensive home listed for sale in Coral Gables. It has been on the market for $35,000,000 since June 2013 and is conveniently located near Downtown Coral Gables, Downtown South Miami, Downtown Coconut Grove, and the main campus of the University of Miami. For further information on this home or others in the Coral Gables/South Miami/Pinecrest communities text or...Continue Reading!

Jul
11
2014

The Most Expensive Home Sold Coral Gables In June 2014 Closed For $5,180,000

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  The most expensive home sold in Coral Gables in June 2014 was not a waterfront home but rather a 9,100 sf, 8 bedroom, 7 1/2 bath home in the tony Snapper Creek community just off of Old Cutler Road in the South Gables. The house was built in 2006 and sits on a 58,370 sf lot. Access to the home is through a gated entrance on Old Cutler Road not too far from downtown South Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and...Continue Reading!

Jun
30
2014

An Update On The Great African Land Snail…. A Problem For Coral Gables And The Rest Of Miami…

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Just thought I would give you an update on the Great African Land Snail situation in High Pines. I spoke with  two representatives from the Florida Agricultural Dept. who said that even though one snail was found in the High Pines neighborhood last month  the situation is under control. These snails are pretty horrible creatures so I think I had better repeat my blog of March 2013. "Yesterday I ran into the team working the High Pines neighborhood who actually...Continue Reading!

Jun
03
2014

At $5,300,000 70 Cauarina Concourse Is The Most Expensive Home Sold In Coral Gables In May

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Not surprisingly the most expensive residential sale as reported by our local MLS was in Coral Gables' tony Gables Estates Club. The 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom, 4,666 sf  home on a 31,500 sf lot was built in 1969. It had been listed for sale since Oct. 2011 for 6,500,000 but finally sold for $5,300,000.  Gables Estates is a cluster of expensive waterfront homes in South Coral Gables just off of Old Cutler Road and  close to Downtown South Miami, Matheson...Continue Reading!

Jan
27
2014

Another Beautiful Day In Coral Gables/South Miami

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Undoubtedly we have great, perhaps even spectacular, homes in the South Coral Gables, Ponce Davis, High Pines, South Miami communities... But, we also are lucky to live next to beautiful Biscayne Bay which must be one of the most attractive boating and fishing areas in our nation. One of our access points is Matheson Hammock, a county park located off Old Cutler Road in South Coral Gables. We are enjoying shorts and short sleeve weather in late January. I often...Continue Reading!

Oct
08
2013

The Cemetery In The Hood Is Coming Alive

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  The Southern Spirit Guide writes that they have received reports of spooky goings on in the Pinewood Cemetery(Miami's oldest cemetery south of the Miami River) on Erwin Road close to South Coral Gables and South Miami. From midnight burials to eerie "shadow people" the quiet burial grounds might be coming to life when things are quiet and dark in the neighborhood. So beware... Halloween is just around the corner and so is the Pinewood Cemetery. First known as Cocoplum Cemetery...Continue Reading!

Sep
27
2013

EWM Realty International Continues Its Dominance Of The High End Residential Real Estate Market

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  As the resurgence of South Florida's high-end residential real estate market continues, EWM Realty International continues as Miami's number one brokerage in the sale of million dollar properties for the 12 month period endingAugust 2013, according to data from the Southeast Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Year-on-year numbers, September 2012 through August 2013, show EWM Realty International was number one with a total of 429 transactions in excess of one million dollars, compared to 336 and 283, respectively, for the...Continue Reading!