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Sign up for Miami’s Youth Arts in the Parks

Youth Arts in the Parks is an inclusive, socially-oriented arts program for children and youth ages 6-17 with and without disabilities (youth with disabilities welcome up to age 22). This fun and educational program teaches kids of all abilities visual arts, creative arts & movement, or animation arts in an out-of-school social setting. Classes are …

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Get buy-one-get-one free bowl at Panda Express

Finding healthy options when dining out can be a challenge. However, more restaurants are adding plant-based options to their menu. And one of the more popular dishes is Panda Express’ Beyond The Original Orange Chicken Bowl — the chain’s signature entrée made with Beyond Meat’s plant-based version of chicken. However, the dish still serves up …

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Farmers markets, vendor fairs: Food, vintage wares and handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans. Farmers markets and vendor fairs in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater Palm Beach often include opportunities for extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, hayrides, pony rides, face painting or petting zoos. Usually entry is …

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Free bluegrass festival at Greynolds Park

The South Florida Bluegrass Association offers a free bluegrass festival and acoustic jam on the first Sunday of the month at Greynolds Park, 18501 NE 22nd Ave., North Miami Beach. After livestreaming in the past, the event is back in person, from 1-5 p.m. Musicians in attendance at the monthly jams are encouraged to bring their …

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Touring vintage Miami’s historic buildings

Despite Miami-Dade County’s modernization, historic buildings can still be found throughout the region. Look closely and these buildings have stories to tell. Map out your route and take a drive to these points of interest. They provide a history lesson via architectural design and structure. By no means is this a comprehensive list, but we …

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Food trucks: Where to find them around Miami

The food trucks craze is still on. Check out these free and family friendly events in Miami, where you can purchase food and enjoy the camaraderie. (Be sure to confirm the events through their website links before you go, just in case of any last-minute cancellations.) Food Trucks Tuesdays at Haulover Park 10800 Collins Ave., …

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Like Argentinean food? Get online discount from North Miami Beach eatery

If you’re a fan of Argentinean food – or want to try it! – there’s a restaurant in North Miami Beach with a special offer. Las Medialunas del Abuelo (translation: Grandfather’s Pastries), at 1699 NE 163rd St., is giving customers 10 percent off their first online order.  To keep up with latest news, sign up …

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Free transportation in and around Miami

Yes, there really are free transportation options in and around Miami. Miami-Dade County’s public transportation may still need much improvement, but several options are free. If you’re good with a map, you can piece a few of these routes together and go from city to city easily.  (Hint: We need an app for that!) Please note that I …

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