Stories written by Caroline Underwood

EWM/Christie’s puts unique ‘green’ home on the market

EWM/Christie’s puts unique ‘green’ home on the market

Esslinger Wooten Maxwell (EWM) Realty International, one of the nation’s largest residential real estate firms and the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate for Miami-Dade and Broward counties, recently announced that noted real estate associate and developer Carlos Ruiz de Quevedo has listed the first speculative (“spec”) “green” home in Little Gables, and one […]

‘Carnival of Venice’ event to benefit Miami Bridge

The enchantment and mystery of the masquerades and merriment of Venice, Italy will serve as the backdrop for an important fundraiser in support of South Florida’s abused, neglected and abandoned youth. Miami Bridge Youth & Family Services Inc., Miami-Dade County’s only 24-hour emergency shelter for children and teenagers in crisis, ages 10-17, has announced the […]

Old Cutler Towne Center adding Ace Hardware to tenant roster


Old Cutler Towne Center recently announced the completion of a 10-year, 7,000-square-foot lease for Ace Hardware. Old Cutler Towne Center is owned by TA Realty, one of the largest and most experienced privately held real estate advisors in the United States. The 100,000-square-foot shopping center is Publix-anchored and located in the Town of Cutler Bay […]

MADD invites community to take a walk on Feb. 11


According to national statistics, 10,839 people were killed in 2010 in drunk-driving crashes; that’s one life lost every 50 minutes. In an effort to save lives and honor those who have been killed or injured, the MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) affiliate of Miami-Dade County is inviting the community to partake in its second annual […]

‘Walk Like MADD’ to honor people killed, injured by drunk drivers


By Caroline Underwood…. According to national statistics, 10,839 people were killed last year in drunk-driving crashes, or one life lost every 50 minutes. The 2012 Walk Like MADD fundraiser is a community- wide initiative that not only pays tribute to victims and survivors of drunk driving, but educates the public about preventing future tragedies. Taking […]

Mercy Hospital’s Cancer Center receives Byers Oncology Award


By Caroline Underwood…. Mercy Hospital–A Campus of Plantation General Hospital has announced that it recently was awarded the Jean Byers Oncology Award from the Florida Cancer Registrar Association. Mercy Hospital and the Miami Cancer Center at Mercy Hospital were among the select few institutions in Miami-Dade County chosen to receive the award. It also was […]

Miami Bridge fundraiser draws ‘star’ support


By Caroline Underwood…. Under a full moon, South Florida’s “stars” came out shining in support of Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services — the city’s only emergency shelter for children and teenagers ages 10-17 — for the non-profit’s 26th annual fundraiser, “Bridge to the Stars,” on Apr. 16 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami Hotel. […]

Gables’ elegant pink home bought by previous owners

Elegant pink home graces Gables’ Santa Maria Street.

By Caroline Underwood…. Absence does make the heart grow fonder — especially in the case of a pair of heartsick homeowners. For Coral Gables residents Jim and Deirdre Critchlow, the sale of their home eight years ago never stopped pulling at their heartstrings. So they recently rekindled their love affair with the iconic l920s pink […]