This museum has what it takes to retain the attention of an 8-year-old. You will find children immersed in workshops, lecture series, plays and films. Kids can also join classes and clubs. This place addresses important issues, such as education, child care and safety, family health care and parenting. A visit to the Miami Children's Museum will be an educative one for kids as well as adults.
Situated in the up-and-coming area of Mary Brickell Village, this art gallery-bar concept is right at home. It gives the customer a place to have fun and get to know the local art community. You can feel like a VIP and enjoy art in a relaxed atmosphere. The decoration feels like your living room with dark wood, soft lights and interesting art. Every second Wednesday of the month is gallery night, and new works are displayed from 7:30p to 9:30p. The owners, Daniel Baez and Courtlandt McQuire, want to keep their place friendly, offering fun and art appreciation for the community. - Mercedes de Marchena
This innovative boutique is the brainchild of So Florida designer Claudia Sanz and her husband Carlos. The 1400-square-foot white and green space, with its white leather sofas and amazing art displays, is designed to highlight the work of designers from around the world, as well as the owner's. Once a month, a local artist is invited to exhibit. The works are displayed on walls as decoration around the space. This blend of arts is what makes this shop unique. The owners are environmentally conscious and use their place to raise money for ecological and social issues. It is worth the visit and an asset to the area. - Mercedes de Marchena
1300 Biscayne Boulevard The Adrienne Arsht Center Miami, FL 33132 +1 786 468 2000
This theater in the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts is known for hosting a number of sophisticated performing arts events throughout the year, including music concerts and dance performances. There are also a good deal of local events that take place at this theater. Frequent guests can become members for exclusive access to ticket pre-sales and discounts.
Tucked away in a relatively unknown corner in the Coral Way neighborhood of Miami, this nature park offers striking views of both Biscayne Bay and Downtown Miami. The park features trails, fitness stations, a playground, a basketball court, as well as picnic tables and barbecues. These features, combined with the magnificent views, make the park a great spot to have a picnic or barbecue with friends or family, or just to spend a nice day outside.
Interstate 95 to US1 at South Bayshore Drive Miami, FL 33133 +1 305 461 5506
Located just south of downtown Miami and northeast of the University of Miami, Coconut Grove is a charming neighborhood, though locals refer to it as a village. Surrounded by lush greenery and flanked by the Biscayne Bay, The Grove as it is locally known has been an alluring place for creative artists, eccentrics, travelers and rich entrepreneurs. Coconut Grove is filled with quaint shops, tree lined streets, nightclubs, and fabulous dining. Some attractions include CocoWalk, Streets of Mayfair, Coconut Grove Playhouse and Barnacle Historic State Park.
This non-profit museum is dedicated to celebrating and preserving Haitian culture and heritage in an area with the largest population of Haitians outside of Haiti. The museum features a collection of Haitian art, artifacts, music, film, and literature. Visitors are welcome to come in and view the exhibits, or they can check the calendar for special exhibitions and events, such as the annual "Renaissance Cocktail" Gala or Haitian Heritage Month, also known as the "Month of May."
Ideally located in the city's famed Design District, The Stage Miami, as the name suggests, is a venue and nightclub for various events. Decadently designed, this venue offers spacious indoor as well as outdoor space. The earthy tones of the walls and/or wallpaper, accentuated by the dim lighting, make for an intimate viewing experience. A plethora of events are organized here, including concerts, theatrical performances, art exhibitions, film screenings, and comedy shows. See the website or call to know more.
600 NE 36th Street Miami, FL 33137 +1 305 722 4540/+1 786 237 7567
The motto is perfectly accurate. This company offers personalized tours of Miami's Art areas. Groups of six people or more are taken by a private guide through Miami's artsy area showing: art galleries, trendy boutiques and fashion outlets, and fabulous restaurants offering pre-fix menu for dinner or lunch. Transportation is provided from your hotel. You make your own tour when you make reservations. For additional information, contact Catlin E. Salyback at the e-mail provided. This is a unique way to see this up and coming area just north of Downtown Miami. If you have only a few days here, this is ideal. - Mercedes de Marchena
11200 Southwest 8th Street Florida International University, Modesto A. Maidique Campus Miami, FL 33199
Established in 1995, Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium is one of the most prominent sporting facilities at the Florida International University. The stadium is home to the FIU Panthers, the university's football team that has a significant standing in the NCAA Division 1 league. The stadium underwent renovation in 2007 to accommodate modern facilities, and now has space for a mammoth 20000 spectators. Besides this, the stadium also boasts of luxurious suites for an unparalleled sport-viewing experience. Check website for more.
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