One of the most improbable eateries in our area is a pop-up restaurant. Four days each week, a food truck parks in the parking lot behind the First Presbyterian Church on Brickell Avenue and is quickly surrounded by tents which shade a half dozen folding tables. This unassuming surface parking lot is surrounded by glistening … Read moreHidden Gem: Brickell’s Seafood Food Truck
For the second year in a row we participated in the Miami edition of the corporate 5K run, conveniently located within walking distance of our apartment. Downtown living at its best! We were joined in this adventure by more than 25,000 other participants. As we discovered last year, it’s actually difficult to fit that many … Read moreJoining the Thundering Herd at the Corporate Run
I had the opportunity through work to spend a day volunteering at and learning about the South Florida Wildlife Center, a top notch trauma hospital for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife located on a surprisingly serene property just north of the Ft. Lauderdale airport. When Florida’s native peoples and early pioneers roamed the area, the … Read moreHelping Save Critters at SFWC
Since we live in Miami (a/k/a The Land Without Winter) we are always on the lookout for recipes that are suited to a warm climate. Thai food is an excellent source of ideas for these meals. Finding a recipe in the Wall Street Journal — yes, they do print recipes — for a spicy noodle … Read moreDelicious Thai Noodle Salad
One of the words that confounds spell checks for all Miami residents is Brickell — the name of Brickell Avenue, the portion of US1 that runs through the core financial district of the city and the namesake of the Brickell neighborhood in Miami. Unlike Julia Tuttle, the Miami founder whose name largely disappeared, William and … Read moreWho or what is a Brickell?