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LET’S GET MIAMI-DADE BACK ON TRACK
 

While the current debate pits rail versus an enhanced bus system for residents of South Dade, there is actually much more at stake for the future of transportation in Miami Dade County. In fact, by approving rail as the preferred mode of transportation for South Dade later this month, the Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) has a timely opportunity to put all of Miami Dade County back on track.  As the main sponsor and author of the 2002 People’s Transportation Plan (PTP), let there... Read More »

 
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WHAT’S IN THE WATER FOUNTAINS AT CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL?
 

Brown University has two graduates who are current Fortune 500 CEOs, which places the school fifth on Bestcolleges.com’s 2018 “Most Fortune 500 CEO Graduates” list. If secondary schools were included in the tally, Christopher Columbus High School... Read More »

 
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DORAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SHARES KEYS TO PROVEN SOCIAL-MEDIA STRATEGIES
 

In today’s competitive environment it is more important than ever that business people know how to take advantage of the rise of social media – but beyond that, why their current use of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and others may not seem to be working out.The Doral Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly class for members, non-members, and members to be called “Social Media Marketing (SMM) Mastery Basic & Advanced... Read More »

 
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ADJUSTING CITY LEADER SALARIES WOULD BRING A DIVERSE VOICE TO THE MIAMI BEACH COMMISSION
 
I completely understand the idea behind the saying, “You get what you pay for,” especially when it comes to shoes, auto tires, and – god forbid – an electrician. Even Mirriam-Webster gets it. When you look up the meaning of this well-used idiom, they say “It’s used to say that a thing bought for a very low price probably isn’t very good to start with. In other words, it’s cheap. So why aren’t we bothered by paying really cheap prices for our Miami Beach public officials to serve at city hall? onsider this. Back in 1966, the Miami Beach Charter codified that the mayor of Miami Beach would be a part-time position paying $10,000 per... Read More »
 
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CORAL GABLES’ NEWEST LUXURY MULTIFAMILY COMMUNITY OPENS ― GABLES COLUMBUS CENTER
 
Debuting a highly-curated living experience for the most sophisticated renter, Coral Gables’ newest luxury apartment community has opened – Gables Columbus Center. Showcasing the most elegant interpretation of Downtown Coral Gables living, the 200-apartment home community is the latest vision to be delivered in Miami by Gables Residential, an award-winning, national... Read More »
 
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FCA BRINGS ITS MESSAGE HOME FOR 800 IN ATTENDANCE AT NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS
 
Billy Graham once said, “A coach will impact more people in one year than the average person will in an entire lifetime.” Having lived around sports my entire life – playing, coaching, and being an avid fan of most any game with a ball – he definitely hit it home with this statement. Camaro 2SS: the fight among American muscle cars never stopped It’s no wonder that statement is also... Read More »
 
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GREATER MIAMI AND THE BEACHES NAMED FINALIST FOR 2020 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
 
Greater Miami and the Beaches is no stranger to large conventions, extravagant parties and events that leave attendees with memories to last a lifetime. With 29 electoral votes and a state full of passionate, energized and action-oriented residents, Florida is the clear option for the 2020 Democratic National Convention. “We are a city of immigrants, living in a country of immigrants. We truly represent all Americans. Our Miami Ellis... Read More »
 
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VOCAL ARTIST JOEL ZOSS BRINGS FOLK AND BLUES TO BARNACLE MOONLIGHT CONCERT SERIES, SEPT. 8
 

Enjoy evenings of live entertainment by beautiful Biscayne Bay during The Barnacle under Moonlight Concert Series the second Saturday of each month, September through May Having enjoyed an international reputation as a songwriter since Bonnie Raitt recorded his “Too Long at the Fair” in 1972, Zoss performs a wide-ranging set of folk and blues classics on Saturday, Sept. 8. His songs have also been recorded by many prominent artists, including Natalie Merchant, Albert Castiglia, and the UK’s Katie Melua. Park curbside or in one of Coconut Grove’s many... Read More »

 
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THREE PALMER TRINITY STUDENTS ADVOCATE CANCER PREVENTION WITH THEIR ONE CHANGE BRACELETS
 
Palmer Trinity School (PTS) students Olivia Bacardi ’20, Attie Crews ’21 and Megan Keller ’21 have founded the non-profit organization One Change Bracelets to spread awareness on skin cancer prevention with their community and raise funds to support cancer research “We came up with the idea to start this organization because Attie Crews’ mom has Melanoma and my grandfather did as well... Read More »
 
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YOVE TEENS CELEBRATE BACK-TO-SCHOOL SEASON IN A STAR-STUDDED FASHION AT MACY’S
 

Getting ready for a new school year was never so good for a group of teens in North Dade – as members of the Youth of Valor Empowerment movement met with “Empire” actress/singer Serayah McNeill during an exclusive event at Macy’s Aventura, Aug. 12. Best known for her role as Tiana Brown on the hit FOX TV show, “Empire,” McNeill also was welcomed by City of Aventura Mayor Enid Weisman – a self-avowed “huge fan” of the show... Read More »

 
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RECORD NUMBER OF STUDENTS LANDED D.C. SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
 
As summer came to a close, FIU in D.C. bid farewell to a record-breaking number of interns. Sixty-three students from across the university spent their summer living and working in Washington, D.C. They worked in various organizations and federal agencies, including the Department of Commerce, Department of Energy... Read More »
 
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5 Ways To Be More Creative

 
Are you a writer? Perhaps a scientist? Or a humanitarian in the making? Whatever your calling, there is a skill that transcends doctrines and that everyone could benefit... Read More »
 
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Some Trees Can’t Survive Sea Level Rise
 
As sea levels rise, high salinity can sometimes cause plants to absorb too many nutrients from the soil and, at other times, not enough nutrients. This phenomenon — known... Read More »
 
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Road To FIU ’22: Eliana De Las Casas
 
It was the final round of the 2016 Chopped Teen Tournament. The only thing that stood between Eliana de Las Casas and the grand prize was a basket... Read More »
 
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Important Safety Reminders As Students Return To School
 

The City of Coral Gables wants you to be accident-free all year round, especially now that children are going back to school and traffic around school zones increases... Read More »

 
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Vizcaya Ball Explores Eastern Influences Of Historic Estate
 

Miami philanthropists will discover the Eastern influences of the historic Vizcaya estate during the 62nd annual Vizcaya Ball, which boasts the theme “East Meets West... Read More »

 
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Summer’s End Ushers In Series Of ‘Moonlight’ Concerts At The Barnacle
 

Most people are sad to see summer come to an end, but not the folks at The Barnacle Society. When school’s about to start and autumn is looming on the breeze, it’s time... Read More »

 
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