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Museums free for military families this summer

Taking an entire family to a museum can run into the three figures. But military families can get a big break thanks to Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense. Photo: Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day The program offers FREE admission to more …

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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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Free Gospel Jam at North Beach Bandshell: RSVP requested

Share in the richness of Black gospel music at Gospel Jam Sessions with Pastor Marc Cooper and friends, presented by Live Arts Miami and the Rhythm Foundation. The free concert series is set for 6 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2022, at the North Beach Bandshell, 7272 Collins Ave. Enjoy an afternoon of praise outside of …

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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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