Those looking for an interesting experience in Miami, Florida, may want to head to the Miami Design District. While once an area of low-rise warehouses victim to urban decay, local Craig Robins of Dacra as well as L Real Estate recognized the neighborhood’s potential and spearheaded a campaign to convert these buildings into vibrant galleries, upscale boutiques and innovative restaurants.
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March 28, 2013
For those traveling to Miami, one site not to be missed is the Miami Holocaust Memorial. A permanent remembrance of the Holocaust’s six million victims, the memorial was a project of the Holocaust Memorial Committee, a small group of Holocaust survivors.
February 14, 2013
If you’re looking for classic Art Deco buildings, al fresco dining and beautiful weather, Ocean Drive is the first place you should head on your trip to Miami. It’s a bit pricey, but when all the neon colors are lit up at night and the city becomes even livelier, it’s worth it—even to just walk around and soak up the energy of Miami Beach.
October 11, 2012
The typical Miami images you might conjure when dreaming about your vacation will likely have swimsuits, short shorts, or cocktail dresses; on Halloween, the city becomes full of zombies, haunted houses, and—best of all—parties!
September 27, 2012
The Miami boardwalk extends from South Pointe Park to Indian Beach Park—essentially, clear up the east side of Miami Beach—for over seven miles (11 km), although the raised wooden stretch of it is just around two (3.2 km). As a sort of halfway point between the road and the sand, it’s free and open to anyone, whether you want to squeeze in an early morning jog, get some scenic shots of the waves, or just escape the streets for a bit. If you park and walk, expect to pay a few dollars for metered parking (usually until 6pm).
December 20, 2011
Forget what you think you know of botanical gardens – Miami‘s Fruit and Spice Park is literally one-of-a-kind in the country. Veggies, herbs, nuts, and, of course, fruits and spices – 500 of them in total – are spread over 37 acres. 150 different types of mangos? ‘Nuff said.