Founded as a sanctuary for flowers, birds, and their admirers, Pinecrest Gardens has flourished into a family-friendly retreat that entertains visitors with horticultural exhibits and artistic events in a scenic setting. Spanning 4.3 acres of forested wetland, the gardens harbor more than 1,000 rare and exotic plants, including a 100-year-old coco plum tree, orchids, and a banyan tree that spreads across three-fourths of an acre. Waterways full of fish snake through these plants, their inhabitants impatiently pursing their lips at visitors for handfuls of food.
Pinecrest Gardens offers other entertainment opportunities for youngsters, who can splash around in the water playground, spot wildlife at Swan Lake, or play with potbellied pigs at the petting zoo. In addition, the 500-seat outdoor Banyan Bowl offers concertgoers pristine acoustics and cool evening breezes along with complimentary views of the stars.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
OH! Catering. Provides Catering food for events, efficient, friendly and professional services.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Luis Blanco is the Executive chef and entrepreneur behind OH! Catering, a company dedicated to culinary innovation, customer service and community
involvement. For 20 years, he has been in the Miami food business .
What do you love most about your job?
Our success is derived from balancing tradition and innovation. Tradition grounds us and ties us to our past and innovation carries the present into the future. Our food is a combination of the familiar and the new.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
Paint & Party Studio proves creating art can be a fun, social experience. Once clients pick a date and project from the calendar, all they have to do is show up at the studio, take a seat before any of the blank canvases propped up on miniature easels, and get to work expressing themselves, as they've been meaning to do since Madonna suggested it 25 years ago. If they like, they can also uncork a bottle of wine or uncap a beer to sip while following their artist's step-by-step instructions.
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Whether you prefer to run or walk, Palmetto Bay Village Center is a popular spot for getting outdoor exercise in Palmetto Bay.
Check out this park's restaurant, where you can stay for lunch or grab your meal to go.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
With a stay at Holiday Inn Miami Coral Gables in Coral Gables (Coconut Grove - Coral Gables), you'll be close to University of Miami and Dadeland Mall. This hotel is within close proximity of Jerry Herman Ring Theater and Cosford Cinema.
Stay in one of 155 guestrooms featuring flat-panel televisions. Your bed comes with triple sheeting and down comforters. Relax and take in city and pool views from the privacy of your room. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness facility. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a television in the lobby. Guests can get around on the complimentary shuttle, which operates within 3 mi.
Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar and a pool view. You can also stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a computer station, and business services. Planning an event in Coral Gables? This hotel has 4642 square feet (431 square meters) of space consisting of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Free self parking is available onsite.