This week's local business spotlight is on Pummarola in Coral Gables, right off Miracle Mile. This hidden gem has some of the best pizza in Miami, it reminded us of our time in Italy- a different style from typical American fare. Their 900 degree wood oven cooks the pizza in about 2 minutes flat and afterwards you have a delicious, steamy pizza in front of you. It is a great option for a simple, inexpensive, and extremely satisfying meal. Highly recommended!
Enjoy a classic Southern California stay in this swanky, art deco one bedroom apartment in the heart of Beverly Hills. Only a 10 minute walk to the glitz and glam of the designer boutiques and restaurants of Rodeo Drive, our apartment is located in the heart of Beverly Hills which the locals refer to as the Golden Triangle.
You want to provide your guests with a perfect vacation experience. But by renting your property to those you don’t know, you are also exposing yourself to risk. A security deposit is a vital component of protecting your short-term rental property. The trick is finding the balance between enough money to cover potential damages and an amount small enough to put renters at ease.
Know the Basics
Since your rental agreement may only be a week or even just a night, it’s critical that you include everything necessary to protect your investment. It’s a good idea to include a clear description of the property and key contents, conduct that is prohibited, and how the property should be left at the end of the agreement.
The first step in determining a security deposit amount is to understand the law in your city and state. Some states limit the amount you can require for a security deposit as a multiple of the rent. Other states have no limit at all.
Here are some things to consider when deciding exactly how much to charge for a security deposit.
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Bonnie Joy Dewkett is a professional organizer and writer for Quill.com. She shares cleaning & organizing tips for homes and businesses alike as The Joyful Organizer.
Lulus in the Grove is a mainstay of downtown Coconut Grove, located right in the middle of it all, it's a great place to sit outside and people watch or enjoy the funky décor inside. The food also doesn't disappoint. Lulus makes an effort to use unique, organic ingredients and it comes through as the food really is delicious. The goat cheese croquettes with guava BBQ sauce are awesome and so is the Kale and Quinoa salad. A must visit when spending time in the Grove.
South Florida has a little something for everyone on 4th of July. From the family friendly events in Palm Beach County to exciting events for an adult night out in Miami Beach, celebrate the 4th by the ocean...
4th on Flagler in West Palm Beach
On three stages, various performing artists will celebrate America's Independence. With the Waterfront as a beautiful backdrop to the non-stop fun, watch the county's largest fireworks displayed choreographed to music simulcast on four radio stations. Enjoy kids' area, interactive art displays, nine-hole Putt-Putt golf, A VIP area, Club 4th Ticketed Party in the air-conditioned pavilion, delicious Americana food and of course . . . the traditional unfurling of the 50 ft. flag!
The City of Miami Beach will be hosting its annual Fire on the Fourth Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the North Shore Park Bandshell at 73rd Street and Collins Avenue. There will be food trucks, live music and DJs. Fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. If you plan to watch them from the beach, get there early and bring a blanket or chair to claim your spot.
Bayfront Park and Bayside Marketplace will team up again this year to present America’s Birthday Bash, one of South Florida’s largest fireworks displays. Bayfront Park will have a free all-day event from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) until 12:00 a.m. (Midnight) featuring a kid zone, food, beverages, petting zoo, giveaways and live music. The fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. Come view the spectacle from the park, Bayfront Marketplace or aboard the luxurious SeaFair yacht.
Located on A1A and Atlantic Avenue, this FREE event will feature back to back live music. Family activities will include a Splash Zone featuring water slides and games, a Kid’s Corner hosted by the Avenue Church with face painting, craft activities, sidewalk chalk and much more. Adults can cool down at the Beer Garden hosted by Burger Fi, Caffe Luna Rosa, and Boston’s on the Beach. We’ll also have a custard eating contest for kids and a burger eating contest for adults courtesy of Burger Fi.
Check out the professional sand-sculptor sponsored by Delray Marketplace & sign up for the sand sculpting contest hosted by the HOW Foundation. You can challenge your friends to a game of putt-putt at the Putt’n Around mini golf course. Fireworks begin at 9pm and launch from the North end of the beach.
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