Discounts at Miami restaurants

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Restaurant.com is having a sale on its discount dining certificates. Through Thursday, Sept. 18, get a $25 Restaurant.com certificate for $4 by using promo code NEW. Each restaurant has its own restrictions on how the certificates can be used, so read the fine print before you buy to make sure it’ll be a good deal for you. […]

Miami Lyric Opera discount

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Here’s a deal on the Miami Lyric Opera’s presentation of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera, which is about a 1792 assassination of a Swedish king but is set in colonial Boston. The opera, featuring an orchestra and chorus, will be performed in Italian with English translations projected above the stage Sept. 20-21 in Miami Beach. Get […]

Florida sales tax holiday for energy, water savings

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Florida is offering a sales tax holiday for energy-saving appliances and water-saving products Sept. 19-21. That means that, if you buy certain items, there will be no Florida sales tax on those items. There are some limits. No local or state sales taxes will be collected on the first $1,500 of the sales price of a […]

Free ‘Play Day’ at Deering Estate

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The Deering Estate at Cutler is celebrating the last of its three free “Play Days,” days with free admission, this summer and fall. The free day on Sept. 20 will include hands-on eco-art activities, science discovery programs and historic house tours, plus a chance to visit the Artist Village where the Deering Estate’s Artists-in-Residence create and display works […]

Free Big Night in Little Haiti

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Big Night in Little Haiti takes place on the third Friday of the month, with children’s activities as well as artists, arts and crafts and food vendors from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is free admission and free parking. The Sept. 19 event will feature a performance by Jahfe, a band that mixes roots reggae with […]

Free Friday at Miami Children’s Museum

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Every third Friday of the Month, Miami Children’s Museum has free admission from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The program is sponsored by Target. Events include interactive activities and crafts and storytelling. Children can also explore hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits related to arts, culture, community and communication. Miami Children’s Museum is at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, Florida 33132. Phone: […]