(143 posts)

Pinecrest Gardens might be Miami’s coolest outdoor space

Get lost in Pinecrest Gardens. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Pinecrest Gardens was the place that our readers recommended most. It’s easy to see why: a wide range of educational activities and community gatherings take place amidst a stunning botanical garden. We couldn’t possibly fit in everything they do, so we encourage you to visit their website. […]

Things to do / August 19, 2019

Where to find the hidden treasures in Pinecrest

The friendly staff at Wagon’s West is ready to greet you. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) When we asked you to recommend things to do in Pinecrest, we didn’t realize for how many incredible eateries would show up on the list. Prepare your Instagram – and bring a hungry friend or two – because Pinecrest is home […]

Things to do / August 15, 2019

How to spend the perfect Sunday in Pinecrest

What’s your favorite pastelito? (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Pinecrest’s history begins in the early 1900s, when Henry Flagler used it as a staging area for construction of the Overseas Railroad to the Keys. By the mid-1930s, Pinecrest became a travel destination as the first home for Parrot Jungle, which is now home to the south Florida […]

Things to do / August 14, 2019

3 ways to get you and your kid active in South Florida

Ready, set, go! Taylor Smith Exercise doesn’t necessarily have to happen in the gym or with a group. Being active can be just taking a post-dinner walk around the neighborhood or having a mini-dance party in your kitchen.  Add a young kiddo into the mix and for some, suddenly your gym time turns into baby […]

Health / August 13, 2019

Neighborhood spotlight: Exploring residential and quaint Silver Bluff

A sampling of what you’ll see in Silver Bluff. (📸: Christine Rupp, Dade Heritage Trust) THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Silver Bluff is a cozy residential sub-neighborhood in Coral Way that’s sandwiched between Little Havana and Coconut Grove. It’s the kind of community where you’ll see the neighborhood kids selling lemonade and fresh mango slices.  Beba Sardiña Mann, […]

History / August 8, 2019

To do: Add these upcoming 5K’s to your calendar

Lace up and head up. (📸: Filip Mroz) Whether this will be your first 5K or you already have a stack of medals on your wall, here are a few upcoming races you can add to your calendar (register now to save some $$$):    Miami Trail Festival Sept. 21, 2019 You’ll definitely get dirty […]

Things to do / August 1, 2019

Try this: Partner workout ideas

Friends that sweat together stay together. (📸: Nathz Guardia) It’s harder to hit snooze when you’ve got a workout buddy counting on you to show up at the gym at 7 a.m. So on International Friendship Day – Tuesday, July 30 – try sweating together with a friend. Here are a few ideas for you […]

Things to do / July 25, 2019

Go to this: Miami Dolphins training camp

Ready, set, hike to Baptist Health Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. (📸: Andrew McElroy) GO TO THIS: Don’t wait for fall to get your football on. The Miami Dolphins Training Camp is free and open to the public this summer. What better way to root for the home team than to get an up-close-and-personal […]

Things to do / July 18, 2019

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How to: Treat yourself to a spa day in Miami

Self-care is a mantra worth repeating. And sometimes, you need to practice it even more. It’s time to treat yourself with Miami Spa Month July 1 to August 31.  Many spas are celebrating with special discounts on massages, facials and pedicures. Others offer services like yoga and getting a massage with your dog. Here are […]

Things to do / July 9, 2019

How to: Score a goal with SoccerShape

Courtesy of Julian Carvajal/Flickr Creative Commons TRY THIS: Professional athletes and soccer stars developed SoccerShape, a team workout plan that combines training with fun soccer plans.  Soccer is one of the most physically demanding sports to play, which means the people who have played it at a professional level know a thing or two about […]

Health / July 2, 2019