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BISCAYNE BAY KIWANIS NAME ‘POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR’
 

City of Miami Police Officer Richard Rios was named “Police Officer of the Year” by the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis — one of South Florida’s most active community service organizations — during a recent luncheon at Casa Juancho Restaurant. Rios, 29, is a three-and-a-half year veteran of the Miami Police Department, patrolling the Coconut Grove area. The former Marine was recognized for his heroism in June when he climbed a crane in... Read More »

 
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MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL UNVEILS 2018 OFFICIAL POSTER CREATED BY CARTOONIST JIM MORIN
 

PThe 35th Miami Film Festival, which will take place Mar. 9-18, 2018, and is produced by Miami Dade College (MDC), has unveiled its 2018 official poster created by Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Jim Morin. Morin won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in 2017 and 1996, and shared a Pulitzer Prize with other staff at The Miami Herald in 1983 and was a finalist for the prize in 1977 and 1990. He also is a recipient of the Herblock Prize (2007), John Fischetti Award (2000), Thomas Nast Society Award (1999) and National Press Foundation's Berryman Award... Read More »

 
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M-DCPS SUPERINTENDENT CARVALHO RECEIVES ALVAH H. CHAPMAN JR. HUMANITARIAN AWARD
 

The Chapman Partnership presented Miami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho with the prestigious Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Humanitarian Award on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the organization's 2017 Illuminations Gala. The award is given to an individual or organization that follows the moral and civic examples of Alvah H. Chapman Jr. in serving the homeless. Carvalho was given the award for his commitment and passion to help the homeless regain their dignity. The district serves the food, shelter... Read More »

 
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CARNIVAL CORPORATION RAISES RECORD $335K FOR AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
 

Carnival Foundation, the charitable arm of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest leisure travel company, conducted its second Relay for Life fundraiser last month, raising $335,000 for the American Cancer Society. The event surpassed Carnival Foundation’s goal and raised more than $235,000 through individual employee... Read More »

 
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PARK GROVE HOSTS PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE EVOLUTION OF COCONUT GROVE
 

The developers of the Park Grove community, The Related Group and The Terra Group, hosted a Lunch and Learn panel to highlight the evolution of Coconut Grove and new happenings in the retail, culinary, commercial, design and architecture sectors. The event highlighted the neighborhood’s renaissance brought about by exciting new projects and featured thought leaders who are taking the village to new heights. The conversation engaged the audience in such topics as the latest in development; the redesign of CocoWalk and new Mary Street Class-A office and prime retail that is reinvigorating the area’s live-work-play lifestyle; the public visioning workshop... Read More »

 
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