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Home TV: HGTV's 'Tough as Nails' Episode 5

It goes without saying that Boston builder Cindy Stumpo is tough. The name of her HGTV series, "Tough as Nails," tells you as much. Did you catch her reality show last week? If not here's what you missed: Hard-nosed MILF-y Cindy tries to juggle the family business, demanding clients, and her personal life, while working... Continue Reading »

Miami House for Sale: West Kendall Oasis in the Trees, $950K

I don't necessarily want to live in a treehouse, but I'd like to get close to the feeling of it. The house for sale at 9737 SW 98th St. in Miami, Fla. does just that on an acre of property with soaring oaks throughout. The 3,396-square-foot home has enough trees around it to support a few more hammocks beside the one... Continue Reading »

Miami's Viceroy Uses Celebrity Chefs to Sell Condo Units

The Food Network has catapulted chef celebrity to new heights. So much so, it seems, that they are delving into other realms. Take rocker-chef Guy Fieri who now hosts a show on network television that has nothing to do with food. Miami condo developers are taking this a step further. The folks at the upscale Viceroy... Continue Reading »

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade Sells Pinecrest Manse at a Loss

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is one of the NBA's hottest stars so it's no wonder that Miami-Dade County has now adopted a new name -- "Wade" County. The billboards started popping up along the Interstate shortly after the team became NBA Champs and Dwyane became an All-Star -- again. Lately though, Wade's been in the news... Continue Reading »

Miami's Marine Stadium: County Rallies to Landmark's Restoration

The Miami Marine Stadium might get a second life thanks to $3 million promised by the Miami-Dade County Commission. But where the rest of needed funding will come from is yet to be seen. This South Florida icon was the site for everything from rock concerts and political rallies to regattas and wake-board contests.... Continue Reading »

Home TV: HGTV's 'Tough As Nails' Episode 4

Last night was episode 4 of HGTV's new reality series "Tough as Nails." In case you're not up to speed, the show follows the exploits of Cindy Stumpo, the self-proclaimed "best builder" in Boston as she tries to juggle the family business, demanding clients and her personal life. Working in a male-dominated industry, Cindy... Continue Reading »

Miami Insider: Pilates Instructor Darcy Smith

At the end of last year, this lifelong Los Angeles resident picked up and moved to Midtown Miami, where she knew few people. Landing a great job in the Brickell section of town, she tells us why the Design District, great tapas and floor-to-ceiling water views in her apartment have her living the good life, Miami... Continue Reading »

I Want This Miami House: Like Living in a Resort for $18M

One of the great things about vacationing at a luxury resort is all of the amenities: the pool, rec room, beach, fine dining, and personal service. Moving into this $18 million house at 3575 Stewart Ave. in Miami, Fla., would be like living permanently at a luxury resort, minus the personal service. That is unless you hire... Continue Reading »

I Want This House! $1M Miami Penthouse Worthy of 'Miami Vice'

I want to live in this $1 million penthouse in Miami and live like Don Johnson's character in "Miami Vice." I want to wear a white suit in this white building at 720 NE 62nd St., which looks like a place Detective James "Sonny" Crockett would call home. If he could afford a $1 million penthouse condo, although less... Continue Reading »

I Want This House! Coral Gables Mediterranean for $1.9M

The swanky and historic Coral Gables, Fla. neighborhood has kept the classic Mediterranean Revival architecture alive by maintaining homes and landscaping in pristine condition, staying true to the very style that made these grand homes some of the most sought after in Miami-Dade County. Serving as an example of this is... Continue Reading »

I Want This $1.4M Mediterranean Home in Coconut Grove

Historic Coconut Grove is filled with winding tree-lined streets with names like Tigertail, Hilola, Nocatee and Onaway. Brimming with character, it's quality homes are built to scale with the mature trees found throughout and the massive native landscaping that gives the area its charm. It's hard to believe that the... Continue Reading »

Take a Ride on Miami's Highways to Hell

Traffic is murder in Miami. As a result, homeowners and renters often pick their neighborhood based on commute times. You just don't want to be stuck on those roads more that you have to. An aging population, tourists and immigrants all add frustrating cluelessness to the roads in the area. The Daily Beast rated State... Continue Reading »

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