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MAYOR STODDARD’S WISDOM AND ETHICS QUESTIONED, THIS TIME BY A HIGHER AUTHORITY
 
Back in January, Stephen Cody signed up to speak at a meeting of the South Miami City Commission. Steve says he wanted to discuss the recent news that the city had lost an appeal in the lawsuit between former Police Chief Orlando Martinez de Castro and the city. At that point, the case had cost the city about $1.25 million. Cody wasn’t allowed to speak. When he stepped up the microphone, Stoddard... Read More »
 
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KENDALL PARKWAY SHIFTING INTO GEAR AS COUNTY NOW SEEKS STATE OK TO PROCEED
 

It’s not an easy commute from the western reaches of the county into downtown Miami, but hundreds of concerned residents were driven to do just that, in order to have their voices heard at County Hall regarding the future of the Kendall Parkway – and their community. And the drive was well worth it as Miami-Dade County Commissioners gave a green light to a key step in the process to ensure delivery of the much-needed traffic solution... Read More »

 
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FTC CUTLER BAY BACK TO SCHOOL COMMUNITY EXPO
 

Kids in Cutler Bay will be able to get free school supplies, vitals and fingerprinting while enjoying live music from Power 96. Parents will also have the opportunity to tour the campus. All services and school supplies are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking is free.

Saturday, August 4th
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Florida Technical College
20505 South Dixie Highway
Cutler Bay, Fl. 33189
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BALEENKITCHEN OPENS IN SUNNY ISLES 8/8/18
 

A beloved Miami destination returns to Sunny Isles on August 8, 2018. Worth the decade-long wait, BALEENkitchen reintroduces itself to the city of Miami as the globally-inspired, locally-sourced dining outpost at Sole on the Ocean, a Noble House Resort. BALEENkitchen at Sole is the third iteration of the Noble House restaurant brand; a brand known for serving up eclectic menus... Read More »

 
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BOLLYWOOD MASALA BRINGS A HOME-COOKED MEAL FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE
 
Having never had Indian cuisine before in my life, I recently went into Bollywood Masala with a virgin palate and high expectations. I announced as much to the owners, Tina and Sandy Chawla, who were right at the front door to meet me, as though they somehow sensed this was going to be a big day for me — and it really was. Joined by my equally adventurous dining partner, we truly enjoyed the wholesome feeling and home-cooked food served... Read More »
 
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FEDERATED REPUBLICAN WOMEN OF NORTH DADE HOSTS ‘MEET & GREET’ FORUM, AUG. 2
 
Key issues facing South Florida voters will be the hot topic of discussion on Aug. 2, as Republican candidates gather at a forum hosted by the Federated Republican Women of North Dade (FRWND). The one-of-a-kind “Meet & Greet” with candidates of the 2018 election season takes place at Hialeah’s Milander Center for Arts & Entertainment, 6 – 9:30 p.m. The event offers a unique... Read More »
 
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YOUTH OF VALOR EMPOWERMENT TEENS TO MEET SERAYAH MCNEILL, COURTESY OF MACY’S AVENTURA
 
Macy’s Aventura is hosting 21 recent graduates of the Youth of Valor Empowerment in an exclusive back-to-school event Aug. 11 that includes an exciting opportunity to meet actress-singer Serayah McNeill – best known for her role as Tiana Brown on the hit TV show, “Empire.” Y.O.V.E. is part of a unique community-based movement focused on assisting underprivileged teenage girls in... Read More »
 
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ORANGE BOWL TO HOST SIXTH ANNUAL FAMILY FUN & FIT DAY PRESENTED BY SUNSHINE HEALTH
 

The sixth annual Orange Bowl Family Fun & Fit Day presented by Sunshine Health will be held on Sat., Aug. 4 at 10:00 a.m., at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex in Miami Gardens. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature activities for the entire family including food trucks, music, games, raffle giveaways, bounce houses, caricaturists and face painting for children... Read More »

 
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HAVIN’ FUN WITH HALF-OFF PISCO SOURS AT PISCO Y NAZCA DORAL AND KENDALL 
 

Pisco y Nazca is havin’ fun with half-off Pisco Sours, Passion Sours, and Oh My Guava Sours, during their celebration of Peruvian Independence Day, Saturday, July 28. The fun is totally topped off with festive decor and lip smackin’ samples of Cuatro Gallos Pisco. The bash is happening at the restaurant’s Kendall and Doral locations where they are also offering Desayuno Lurín – a famous and delicious Peruvian breakfast that has become a Sunday... Read More »

 
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THREATENED SHARKS STILL COMMON IN FIN TRADE, NEW STUDY FINDS
 
Despite international protection, threatened species of sharks continue to be found in the Hong Kong fin trade. A collaborative team from the United States and Hong Kong, led by FIU Marine Scientist Demian Chapman, conducted genetic analysis of 9,200 shark fin by-products. They found several threatened species remain common in the fin trade one to two years after being listed on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species... Read More »
 
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BRICK AND MORTAR RETAIL PROJECT FUELS MIAMI’S NEXT HOT NEIGHBORHOOD
 
Miami’s next hot neighborhood for redevelopment is quietly getting the attention of retailers such as Publix Super Markets, Burlington Coat Factory, TJ Maxx, West Marine, Ross Dress For Less, AT&T, Hobby Lobby and others. Located west of downtown Miami, the Health District is one of Florida’s largest employment hubs. Despite high demand for services, the district has been... Read More »
 
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Gentleman Jeb

 
Florida is a swing state in politics. In the last two gubernatorial elections won by Gov. Rick Scott, the final difference was approximately 1 percent — a mere 60,000+ vote... Read More »
 
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No Relief For Reefs – Even In The ‘Twilight Zone’
 
Deep coral reefs provide shallow hope for near-surface reefs in need of recovery, new findings suggest. A team of researchers including fiu marine biologist yannis p... Read More »
 
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Miami Beach Launches “Check Your Renter” Tool
 

In order to maintain quality of life for its residents, the City of Miami Beach has passed some of the most aggressive City Codes to prohibit all single-family homes and many... Read More »

 
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Good Nutrition Fuels Young Athletes
 

Kids do not always eat well when left to their own devices, but a focus on nutrition is always important, particularly if you are raising a young athlete. As a new school... Read More »

 
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Read In Toronto
 
RCCG President Dr. Susan Fornaris, of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, takes on challenge of Toronto’s CN Tower Edge Walk above the clouds after first posing with our... Read More »
 
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‘You’re Invited To Our Home For Breakfast’
 

Join us for a light breakfast and walking tour of our campus on Sunday morning, August 5 from 11:00 a.m. – noon. Learn about our many membership incentives... Read More »

 
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