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Pinecrest Category

Sep
09
2012

My Quest To Find The Best Seafood Restaurant – Captains Tavern

Simply Miami Real Estate

I am on my own personal journey to find what I think is the best seafood restaurant in Miami or the Keys. Since I am a local at least I won't be swayed by all the marketing info that our tourists are subjected to. Last Friday I started my trip at the venerable Captains Tavern just south of Dadeland on South Dixie Highway. As you can see from the picture this is a restaurant that can't sell atmosphere  and must...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
08
2012

House Closing At A Great Price In Pinecrest

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Our customers recently closed on 8785 SW 61 Ave in Pinecrest, Fl. at a price of $830,000. The house was in good shape, but the real bonus is the appraisal which came in at $900,000. The 3,597 sf house built in 1989 has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and will a great asset for the purchasers who are getting married later this month.    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!