Posts Tagged ‘miami’

Watch Out for Hidden Potholes After the Rain!

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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 avoid potholes on the road

Rainy season (a.k.a. summer) in Florida is just around the corner! Of course this means thunder, traffic and possible hurricanes, but  it can also mean damaging your vehicle by driving through potholes that are deeper than expected. So if you want to avoid blowing a tire or complications from driving through a deep pothole, keep reading.

  • Watch out and drive safely: if you see a puddle in the street, try to avoid it! You don’t know if the puddle is just gathered water on a flat surface or if the water is actually in a deep pothole. So either try to drive around the puddle or if it is not safe to drive around, slow down as you drive through the puddle. Slowing down will help prevent more serious damage to your vehicle.
  • Be prepared and help other drivers do the same: report potholes to your city or county authorities if you see one. This way the city can fix it and other drivers won’t end up damaging their vehicles. If you noticed the pothole because you did hit it and it caused damage to your vehicle, in some cases the city will provide reimbursement for the repairs needed.

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Where to Charge Your PHEV or EV Chevrolet in Miami

Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Don’t let the fear of an uncharged battery be the reason why you don’t own a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) or an electric vehicles (EV) made by Chevrolet. Miami Lakes and has plenty of locations for charging EVs and PHEVs. Whether driving the 2017 Chevy Volt or the Chevy Spark EV, or waiting for the all-new 2017 Chevy Bolt EV to be released, Miami Lakes has you covered and Miami will keep you charged. Check out the local charging stations.

For starters, Miami Lakes has two of its own charging stations for use by customers for free. We will also be getting two more charging stations when our new Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram building is complete this winter. Located at the Miami Lakes Chevy building is a Voltec Level 2 charger located just inside the service entrance mounted on interior southern wall. There is also free WiFi available and Chevy Volts and ELRs have charging priority. The charging station is not accessible after business hours. There is also another charger located on north side of dealership, next to Miami Lakes Mitsubishi. (more…)

Dolphins and Uber Pair Up & Offer New Tailgating Experience

Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Forget the checklist, planning and packing, there’s a new way to tailgate to Dolphins’ games in at the newly named Hard Rock Stadium. Uber and the Miami Dolphins paired up to create ‘UberTailgate,’ a program that gives Uber users a roundtrip ride to the game and a full tailgate experience.

Many people drive to the stadium because that is the only way to bring all of the tailgate necessities, but ‘UberTailgate’ changes this. With the purchase of tickets to all eight home games, your group of Uber users dropped off at a private tailgating spot that is equipped with a tent, chairs, grill, charcoal and a cooler. Uber guests can bring their own food and drinks or they can purchase food and snacks from the nearby concession that offers all of the usual tailgate food.

This is the first time Uber has partnered up with an NFL team to offer the experience and there are a lot of benefits. Aside from a designated Uber driver transporting drinking tailgaters, it allows people that don’t have tailgate gear to have a great experience without having to go buy it all (grill, ice, chairs, tent, and pay $40 for parking) just to tailgate at one game.

The experience isn’t free, tickets range from $250-$350 depending on the game, but it’s not bad when you split it between friends, it covers a roundtrip safe ride, and when you think about all of the necessities needed to tailgate (grill, chairs, tent, and then the cost of parking $40). There are 20 available spots at each game and they can be purchased at hardrockstadium.com/uber. (more…)

Local South Florida Bars Worth a Visit, Tourist or Not

Friday, July 8th, 2016
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At Miami Lakes Automall, work comes first – but we also like to have a little fun! Here is a list of seven must-try bars in South Florida.

  • South Florida Brew Bus: South Florida Brew bus is a little different from the last four places. That is because it is not a place, but a bus that gives brewery tour for you beer lovers. Choose from five different tour options, available on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Some of the tours have free beer and water served on this bus. Other tours have free samples at each bar. This bus tour leaves from North Miami, schedule a tour today!
  • Wet Willie’s: Wet Willie’s is a Daiquiri bar located in South Beach. Wet Willie’s has every frozen alcoholic drink you could imagine, food, and a lounge, and a VIP club. There is something for everyone.  

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