Uncategorized Eddie Rickenbacker: The Man Behind the Rickenbacker Causeway   The Rickenbacker Causeway, a vital artery connecting Miami to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne, bears a name that echoes with history and honor. But who was Eddie Rickenbacker, and why is this causeway named after him? Eddie Rickenbacker: A War Hero and Aviation Pioneer Edward Rickenbacker, known as Eddie, was a larger-than-life character in […]
Uncategorized The Exclusive History of Fisher Island, Miami’s Original Private Paradise Fisher Island, the ultra-exclusive private oasis off Miami, was not always so isolated and elite. Over 100 years ago it was just another part of South Beach, with no water separating it from the mainland. That changed thanks to the ambitious dreams of developer Carl Fisher. After pioneering the Dixie Highway from Indiana all the […]
Uncategorized Celebrating Bastille Day and Miami’s French Flair As we celebrate Bastille Day on July 14th, let’s explore how French culture has shaped Miami, from the early days of its history to the present. Miami’s history owes a debt to French immigrants like Charles LeBaron Deckker. In the 1830s, Deckker emigrated from France and established a plantation in what is now downtown Miami […]
Coconut Grove Dinner Key Miami: A Seaplane Base with a Rich History Dinner Key in Miami, Florida has a rich history that dates back to the early 20th century. Dinner Key was originally an island located in Biscayne Bay. In the early 1900s, the island was dredged and filled in order to create a larger land mass for development purposes. Originally used as a seaplane base, Dinner Key […]
Uncategorized Decluttering Your Home: How it Can Improve Your Quality of Life and Increase Your Resale Value As we go through our daily lives, it’s easy for our homes to become cluttered with possessions that we no longer need or use. From clothes that no longer fit to old paperwork and knick-knacks, the clutter can quickly add up, making our homes feel cluttered and overwhelming. However, decluttering your home can not only […]
Coconut Grove The Coconut Grove Playhouse The Coconut Grove Playhouse has been a point of controversy for years, with preservationists and others fighting to preserve the historic building while the County’s plan calls for demolishing the main auditorium and replacing it with a smaller theater. On March 15, 2023, the City’s Planning & Zoning Appeals Board upheld an appeal to reverse […]
Uncategorized Pioneering Women: The Remarkable Stories of Mary Brickell and Julia Tuttle and the Foundation of Miami Mary Brickell and Julia Tuttle are two remarkable women who played a significant role in the development of Miami in the late 19th century. Despite living in an era when women didn’t have the right to vote, they showed incredible determination and persistence in their quest to build Miami into a thriving city. Today, Miami […]
Uncategorized Saving Money on Your Taxes with Homestead in Florida Homesteading your home in Florida essentially means that it is your primary residence which can provide several benefits that can help you save money and protect your home in the long term. Property Tax Savings: Homesteading your home in Florida can provide significant property tax savings. Florida law provides for a homestead exemption, which exempts […]
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