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The Florida Blogup: Beer Academies And Networking

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Florida Grand Opera Begins New Season

The Florida Grand Opera will begin its 2013-2014 season with a tribute to soprano singer Deborah Voigt October 26.

Voigt will not sing but young artists from the opera will be performing at the DuPont Building in Miami. Blogger Lawrence Johnson has more at South Florida Classical Review.

Grove Chamber Networking Event

Are you a fan of networking and/or discounted food? Lucky for you the Grove Chamber is having a “networker” at the Gibraltar on Grove Isle on July 30.

There is an entrance fee, but there is a 15 percent, happy-hour discount off food and beverages.

Blogger Tom Falco at the Coconut Grove Grapevine has more information on the event.

Bloomie’s Hosts “The Makeup Date”

Bloomingdale’s in Aventura will be hosting a beauty trend show. According to a blogger at Midtown Chica, this will be the “biggest beauty event EVER.”

The store will open up at 7:30 a.m. and the show will begin an hour later.

There is a  $25 reservation fee.

Dealing With Speeding

Blogger Felipe Azenha at Transit Miami disagrees with the city’s move to use traffic cones to slow traffic through a residential neighborhood.

The blog post includes a link to Transit Miami’s suggestion for calming traffic and a chart showing the probability of a pedestrian surviving a car accident.

Credit Photo via Riverside Market's Facebook Page
Riverside Market will host its second Beer Academy.

Beer Academy Part Two

As craft beers make their way down to Miami, are you finding that you lack even a basic knowledge about the popular beverage?

Well, Riverside Market is hosting its second Beer Academy of the summer after enjoying success with its first.

The six-week program, which offers classes on different types of beer and even home brewing, begins August 13.

A blogger at The Chowfather has more.