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The Top Ten Places to Visit in Miami’s Design District

By on Jan 23, 2017 in Malls, Travel, Uncategorized

Miami Design District is among the most exciting places to visit in Florida. It is a creative neighborhood filled with art, architecture, great shops, and dining options. The area is home to showrooms, museums, fine art galleries, and other attractions and visitors to the neighborhood can be sure not to get bored. Here are some of the best places Robins likes to visit in Miami’s Design District. 1. Buena Vista Chocolate and Wine When in the Design District, the Buena Vista Chocolate and Wine is an extraordinary place to tour. It is located next to Buena Vista Deli and Buena Vista Bistro. So, after enjoying a meal, visitors can stop by for mouth-watering sweet treats. The family that owns this eatery has been preparing chocolate using old French recipes for over seven generations. It is located at 4557 NE Second Avenue, Miami. 2. The Moore Building Located in the heart of the Design District and built in 1921, the building has been serving as a furniture showroom for Moore and Sons. The building features four floors with a central atrium and arcaded spaces. On permanent display is the “Elastika,” created by Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid. It is located at 4040 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami. 3. Design District Art Walk This event takes place on the second Saturday of every month at 40th Street. This gallery is not like any other you have visited before because its events occur outside and they feature a variety of antique shops, art spaces, retail stores, bars, and many others. It can be found on NE 38th, 39th, and 40th streets. 4. Gavanna On a good night out in the Design District, the Gavanna is the perfect nightclub and hangout spot to be. It features great music, perfect lighting, and an air of freedom, making it the best place to unwind after a hectic week. It is located at 10 NE 40th Street, Miami. 5. De La Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space This area holds pieces from the personal collection of Carlos and Rosa de la Cruz. The space is an extension of their home and has been open for public viewing over the past 15 years. It centers on international contemporary arts, and...

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IGY Marinas to manage National Harbor Marina

By on Jan 10, 2017 in Travel

On October 20, IGY Marinas revealed that National Harbor Marina was now one of their locations. It is a major milestone for the company. It represents new ground for the firm, as it will now be able to offer its services in Washington, D.C. The move is quite convenient for travelers who use its service in Washington D.C. The move is in line with the company’s strategy of expansion. It chose National Harbor for a number of reasons; the area has become quite popular with tourists in recent times. Additionally, many development projects are currently taking place in the area. IGY Marians chose the area primarily because of recent developments there. It has enormous potential as a yachting destination. The company is seeking to make the destination an epicenter for yachting in the nation’s Capital. The first step of setting up shop will entail teaming up with National Harbor Marina. It will allow the company to begin the implementation of its operations and services. IGY Marinas plans a number of activities to raise the profile of the marina. Firstly, the company plans to host a number of special events. It will also participate in some philanthropic work. Additionally, the company intends to leverage the relationships that it has already created within the industry. The waterfront features of National Harbor Marina and its exemplary customer service are two of its greatest strengths. The Marina can accommodate yachts that are over 150 feet long a draft of up to 9 feet. It currently has over 70 floating dock slips. Some of the perquisites of this marina are water and refuse basins, a security gate that requires pin code authentication, laundry and shower facilities, complementary cable, Wi-Fi, and many others. About IGY IGY is a company that was founded in 2005. Its main area of business is the acquisition, management, and the servicing of luxury yacht marinas. The company has its headquarters in Lauderdale, Florida. The company is setting new standards for nautical tourism around the world. It has marinas all over the world mostly in the Caribbean and the Americas. The company, under leadership like Chairman Andrew Farkas comfortably handles vessels of all categories such as sailing, cruisers, motor yachts, sailing,...

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