NIGHTLIFECoconut Grove Playhouse,(305) 442-4000. "Has tremendous theater." Jazi,(305) 673-9372. "A really cool place with a great bar."Mynt Ultra Lounge, (786) 276-6132. "In thebasement level they play hip-hop, and in the upper level they playdance music and techno." Pearl, (305) 538-1111."Has dance, hip-hop, and techno music." Rumi,(305) 672-4353. "Thursday nights are the best, but it's open allweekend."

SIGHTS AND CULTUREBass Museum ofArt, (305) 673-7530. "Among my favorite museums in Miami."Fairchild Tropical Garden, (305) 667-1651. "Acresof tropical plants and trees and birds, alligators, lizards, andmore." Kennedy Park, (305) 416-1300. "My favoritepark, which backs onto a beautiful bay." Miami Museum ofScience, (305) 646-4200. "It's connected to theplanetarium, which has great laser shows on Friday nights."Venetian Pool, (305) 460-5356. "The world's mostbeautiful swimming pool." Vizcaya Musem andGardens, (305) 250-9133. "It used to be a mansion, nowit's a National Historic Landmark."