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Support local: Try new online market for food, clothes and more

Now more than ever, it is a good time to support small businesses – and you can do that with the newly launched online Vecinos Market. (“Vecinos” means neighbors.) The site gives Miami residents access to online shopping with delivery of goods from a variety of local businesses, many of which are very familiar. New …

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Updated: Stuck at home? Enjoy free library resources

Now’s the time to start learning about all that libraries can offer you. Whether you, your child or parent need entertainment, Miami-Dade County libraries offer their patrons apps and online resources for easily downloading everything from films to TV shows to e-books. All you need is your library number. Don’t have one? Get one free …

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Virtual Reality & holographic devices on loan from various Broward Library branches

Play with kid-safe Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality educational devices. Broward Library is offering opportunities to borrow VR & AR devices for free. Various library branches offer them. Read a description from the Press Release about the objects. “Merge Cubes open up an amazing world of 3D learning, exploring and play that engages the imagination and provides …

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Best 10 free things to do in Miami

The Miami area is notoriously expensive, but you can have fun here without busting your budget. Here’s a list of 10 things to do around Miami that are fun and cheap. Go to the beach This is Florida, it’s required. The county oversees some beaches. Others are at state parks, like Bill Baggs and Oleta River. With hundreds of miles of coastline in Miami-Dade County, there’s …

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Secure your golden ticket early on The Polar Express

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ is back for another magical season. The holiday magic begins December 3, 2022. West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale residents can take Brightline down to THE POLAR EXPRESS™ experience at Brightline MiamiCentral Station. Gather your friends and family and get on board an experience with hot chocolate, cookies and Santa that all …

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Turtle tours & coastal cleanup in Hollywood

For a twist on a day at the ocean in South Florida, pitch in picking up litter on the shoreline and see rescued sea turtles eating and swimming in a saltwater pool. Turtle tours, ocean educational displays and food trucks are included in the festivities intended for the whole family. The event is 9 a.m. …

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