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Doralzuela

Doralzuela – Exploring Miami

November 19, 2019 6:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Thirteen miles west of downtown Miami is Doral. It has acquired the nickname Doralzuela. In recent years, the political and economic conditions have deteriorated in Venezuela. And many of that country’s citizens have migrated here. In case your memory of the greater Caribbean map has dimmed, here’s a refresher: Caracas... read more

Miami Beach

Miami Beach – Exploring Miami

November 1, 2019 6:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Florida is such a strange, compelling place for me. And I am finding Miami ever-more fascinating. In my continuing exploration of the city I went to Miami Beach, aka South Beach, this week and took in the magnificence of 7 miles of white sand. It’s difficult to capture without an... read more

Little Havana

Little Havana – Exploring Miami

October 22, 2019 6:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Little Havana ‘Pequeña Havana‘ is a neighborhood adjacent to downtown Brickell to the west. You can’t be in Miami very long without hearing about it. It also goes by the nickname  Calle Ocho ‘Eighth Street.’ On Saturday I took a 3-4-mile stroll down its length. I began at Versailles Bakery. The... read more