Biscayne Boule­vard / Up­per East Side

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Dusty trans­port cor­ri­dor lined with de­cay­ing, retro-cool Mi­ami Mod­ern (MiMo) mo­tels and edgy bou­tiques. Most shops close Sun­days. Park in the lot west of Biscayne for Glo at #5050 / 305 758 2727 / Wed-Sat / with mid-cen­tury light­ing and Scan­di­na­vian dé­cor, and Bhoom Shanti next door / 305 758 8282 / bhoomshanti.com / a won­der­land of In­dian and Moroc­can wares. Drive north, where on the left at #5580 NE 4th Ct. is The News Lounge / 305 758 9932 / the­newslounge.com / a handy court­yard pit stop, and Mille Fleurs / 305 756 2016 / mille­fleursmi­ami.com / for in­spired bou­quets. Also here is Con­sign­ment Bar / 305 751 9996 / con­sign­ment­bar.com / for a neat cache of lux­u­ri­ous m/w la­bels. Now you’re ad­ja­cent to Biscayne – take a left at NE 58th St. and cir­cle back, go left head­ing north to find on your right Vin­tage Re­venge Cou­ture at 6301 Biscayne / 786 953 6046 / for pre-loved togs, and right next door is Serge de Troyer / 786 364 3588 / sergede­troyer.com / for unique in­te­rior finds. Con­tinue up Biscayne to Rebel at #6669 / 305 758 2369 / a girly world of dresses, shoes, ac­ces­sories, pil­lows, beauty and de­signer con­sign­ment. Drive on past Michy’s at #6927 (see Rest./Smart) and mod yum box Metro Or­ganic Bistro at #7010 / 305 751 8756 / metroor­gan­icbistro.com, to find at #7235 Fly Bou­tique / 786 332 4156 / for an­other vin­tage cache of premier la­bels, then straight on for Let­ter­heads at #600 / 305 751 4894 / let­ter­headsmi­ami.com / hid­den pa­perie. Back on Biscayne, veg­gie Mi Vida Café is op­po­site and left at #7244 / 305 759 6020 / mivi­da­cafe.net / for a re­fuel. Mad for mod­ernista and midC.20th fur­ni­ture? Then roar up Biscayne and fol­low the N Mi­ami itin below. If not, cruise into NE 79th St. for Marky’s deli on your left at #687 / 305 758 9288 / markys.com / caviar, foie gras and other de­li­ciously un-PC viands from cold climes. Thirsty? Do the cachaça cha-cha with caipir­in­has at out­door Brazil­ian Boteco on the right at #916 / 305 757 7735 / bote­co­mi­ami.com. It’s 5pm some­where in the world...

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