LISTING: Fully Renovated Victoria Park Townhouse

Fabulous Holiday Park in Victoria Park is your backyard! Endless healthy benefits at your fingertips… 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths with 2020-sf under air and a huge rooftop patio bonus!

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Boutique corner unit townhome with spacious rooftop paradise terrace overlooking park greenery and the city lights of FTL!

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Enjoy rooftop covered area for fresh-air meals in the shade. Brand new renovations throughout.

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Modern open kitchen with stainless steel appliances flows to great room for family time and entertaining. Wood-fenced private patio with gated entry to the park. Live the high life on your 2nd floor. Huge master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets.

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Luxury master bath finishes you'll love. Amply sized 2nd and 3rd bedrooms with great shared bath. Well-located laundry closet in between. Hurricane shutters. Prime location  in highly sought after Victoria Park! Exceed your expectations!

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1634 NE 13th Avenue (Victoria Park)
MLS #: A10617949
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Listed at $699,922

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The Great Escape Room

Do you have what it takes to cooperate with a small group to solve a series of challenging puzzles? If so, this type of real-world entertainment, known as an “escape room” may get you and your kids away from screens and back to some fun and memorable times.

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As of September 2017, there were over 8,000 escape room venues worldwide, and their popularity continues to skyrocketing. An escape room is a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives at hand, typically requiring you to escape from a ‘locked’ room.

After entering an intricately themed room with your team (typically family or friends) the door is locked behind you and then the fun begins. The rooms are part scavenger hunt and part puzzle-solving (put on your thinking caps), and all groups must work together to escape. You have just 60 minutes.

Hal Feldman with his kids Emma (19) and Andrew (16), posing after escaping

Hal Feldman with his kids Emma (19) and Andrew (16), posing after escaping

For anyone who thinks this sounds even remotely scary, put those fears aside. A room guide is in the room with you at all times and acts as a helper (only if you want it) if you are really stuck. The adrenaline rush of working with the group and using a team approach to solving the puzzles is tremendous, far more stimulating and humanly interactive than playing games on electronic devices.

After being introduced to escape rooms just a few months ago, I’ve now tried three of the themed rooms at The Great Escape Room. The Game Room was the most challenging (I didn’t escape), The President’s Bunker was the best theme and story (I got out!) and Sherlock’s Study was challenging but I still managed to get out with time left on the countdown clock. This is seriously fun stuff!

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While I certainly don’t want to give away event the faintest of hints, the rooms typically have pieces you need to find for a puzzle. Once assembled, the puzzle then needs to be interpreted and analyzed to get to a series of numbers that open a lockbox. The lockbox then has parts that need to be used to get to the next solution level. Eventually, all that has been solved prior allows you to access a key that proves exit from the room.

David Demarchena, Nicole Rosa, Ekaterina Khayrulina and Hal Feldman turn keys simultaneously to unlock a new secret at  The Great Escape Room

David Demarchena, Nicole Rosa, Ekaterina Khayrulina and Hal Feldman turn keys simultaneously to unlock a new secret at The Great Escape Room

Besides being a great activity for family and friends, this is a unique corporate team bonding exercise. You can book The Great Escape Room at thegreatescaperoom.com or by calling 786-322-6619. They are located at 2315 LeJeune Road, Suite 200, Coral Gables, FL 33143. Two important notes: the entrance is on the second floor with exterior stair walk-up and there are a few free parking spaces right outside if you are lucky enough to snag them. Otherwise, there is a public parking lot across the street.

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If you happen to live near Palmetto Bay, The Great Escape Room is taking their fun on the road! The Village has arranged to use Thalatta Estate (17301 Old Cutler Road) to put on Sherlock Showdown - A Puzzle Solving Competition on March 8 at 7:30pm. Participants must be 21+ years old. For $35, you get valet parking, appetizers, beverages and a mobile version of an escape room. I plan on being there. You can be too by going to thegreatescaperoom.com/miami/book-now and then click on ‘Other Available Rooms’.

LISTING: Kendall Breeze Corner Lot Townhome

Live the good life! Best-in-class corner unit with larger driveway and perfect location.

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Bright and sunny in all the right places. Impeccable maintenance. Enter to flexible living and dining space.

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Open kitchen with recent and stainless steel appliances opens to family room.

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Peaceful fenced backyard patio. Bonus astroturfed side yard for serene green moments.

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Upstairs bedrooms. Double door entry to master suite with tray ceiling.

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Oversized walk-in closet and WOW bathroom with dual vanities and oversized tub.

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Full sized laundry machines in upstairs hall closet. Community pool nearby and close to everything! Do not miss this one!

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12233 SW 123rd Passage
MLS #: A10605162
Miami, FL 33186
Listed at $324,922

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