The Edit by Brett Graff
July 4th easy as pie
Bring a Pie to Your Party
This Independence Day, let freedom ring with Fireman Derek’s Flag Pie. Available only on Friday July 3 and Saturday July 4th, it’s made with hand rolled flour crust and a combination of blueberry and strawberry pie filling spread evenly atop a thick cheesecake layer. Jam packed with summer berries and decorated to honor our flag’s stars and stripes, it’s $7.50 a slice and $38 for a whole pie.
Wynwood location is 2818 N. Miami Avenue, (786) 703-3623; and the Coconut Grove shop is at 3435 Main Highway, (786) 502-2396.
As if the risk of catching Covid-19 shouldn’t keep you home, there’s also the fear of paying for your poor driving – well after you take care of the ticket. The Zebra, an auto insurance comparison website, says that the most major infractions this July 4th weekend will infect your insurance policy rates for more than three years after you’re pulled over. Find them below with the initial costs and then what you can expect to pay over time.
- Speeding in a school zone: $379 a year or $1,137 total
- Driving too slowly: $379 a year or $1,137 total
- Driving with an open container: $597 a year or $1,791 total
- DUI: $1,085 a year or $3,255 total)
- Refusing to submit to a breathalyzer test: $856 a year or $2,586 total
The Lazy Oyster Pop-up (Motto: “We shuck, so you can stay lazy”) is a Miami based company that’s focuses on bringing in premium oysters and providing us with the oyster enjoyment experience at home. It will be at Taurus serving oysters for dine-in and pick up this weekend, and we can.pre-order this week on Instagram @thelazyoyster or by calling 305-905-0257. Orders can be placed this whole week and should be placed by Thursday for Saturday pick-up between noon-4pm. They’re warning that oysters are limited.
Sunset at Vizcaya
Start your long weekend with an outdoor and sunset stroll through Vizcaya. The museum will have extended hours on Friday only, opening from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Capacity limited, reserve tickets in advance by clicking here.
Brett Graff is SocialMiami.com’s managing editor and has been a journalist covering money, people and power for over 20 years. Graff contributes to national media outlets including Reuters, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Maxim, and the PBS show, Nightly Business Report. A former U.S. government economist, her nationally syndicated column The Home Economist is first published in The Miami Herald and then on the Tribune Content Agency, where it’s available to over 400 publications nationwide. She is broadcast weekly on two iHeartRadio news shows and is the author of “Not Buying It: Stop Overspending & Start Raising Happier, Healthier, More Successful Kids,” a parenting guide for people who might be tempted to buy their children the very obstacles they’re trying to avoid.