French District Confidential
The dark night is upon the Sunshine State!+ plus
Hemoglobin deficient, gore fans and icy thrills enthusiasts: indulge in Halloween attractions in Florida, as the last week for Halloween celebrations this year is upon us. Here is a selection some places to treat you to terror…the weak and sensitive should stay away.
Lace, leather, superheroes, body art, parades, parties to celebrate all kinds of fantasies and...Key West Fantasy Fest!+ plus
Drag Queens perched high, extravagant outfits and a dissolute atmosphere…Key West unleashes a Halloween celebration in style and all week long, with the Fantasy Fest. An island celebrating it’s craziest week of the year at the Keys.
Funny, quirky, wacky, outdated or completely crazy; certain laws of Florida deserve recognition...+ plus
“Do not ignore the law,” certainly, but the archaic texts in the law books combined with the law passing by the legislature make this knowledge completely Utopian. On the other hand, certain bloopers in the Florida Act, are sure to capture attention.
A movie, a park, fresh air, moonlight, two steps from Lincoln Road+ plus
Forget drive-in’s, they are not very green, the couch and the HDTV not very glamorous, the IMAX which leaves your ears ringing and begging for mercy; try Miami Beach SoundScape Exostage – a movie in moonlight, outdoors in a park, free and once a week.
The air of China meets the coast of Florida.+ plus
Dragon shaped boats, colorful activities and a resolutely Asian ambience…The Dragon Boat Festival pays tribute to Chinese cultural treasures and welcomes more than 20,000 visitors every year. In 2013, it’s happening on Collins Avenue on October 5th.
Where to taste the culinary culture of the streets in Miami?+ plus
Your wallet is crying for help, your stomach is craving good food, or you are always in a hurry; why not use these reasons to hit the streets and test the sidewalk kitchen? After Los Angeles and New York, you can find Foods Trucks, the gourmet kitchens, in Miami. Burgers, tacos, quesadillas, desserts, specialties; Latin, European, Chinese… Discover more than 30 kitchens on wheels in the heart of the city, offering all the gastronomy of the world.
Free tutoring to help all children get through with their homework+ plus
Tutoring is sometimes a necessity, but often a luxury. The public libraries of Miami offer the free S.M.A.R.T. program which allows all students to get the help they need to do their homework. Thanks to this free tutoring in Science, Math and Reading, students learn at their own pace for best results.
5 museums, 2 parks and 1 zoo visit free for the whole family in Miami.+ plus
Who said you still had to pay for everything in the United States? The cultural exception exists here, too, and especially in Miami Dade County through networks of public libraries that offer a “Library Museum Pass Program” (in limited numbers…so shhh!).
Shells, sand, turquoise water and...you. Where though?+ plus
1930; the number in kilometres of the beaches in Florida, but be careful; they are not all worth it. To expand the photo album and continue to enjoy of the grandiose beauty of Florida, here is an overview of the 5 most beautiful beaches of the Sunshine State; but Shhh, only you know about this.