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RESTORE VOTING RIGHTS TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE SERVED THEIR DEBTS TO SOCIETY
 

It’s time we do something about Florida’s outdated and discriminatory policies that prevent former felons from being able to participate in civil society. Right now, an estimated 6.1 million adults in the U.S. are unable to vote due to past felony convictions, according to the Sentencing Project. And the state with the highest number of disenfranchised voters? You guessed it: Florida. Roughly 2.5 percent of the country’s adult population is disenfranchised due to past felony convictions, according to the... Read More »
 

 
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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE POPULAR MDX FREQUENT DRIVER REWARD PROGRAM
 
December is a busy month for MDX customers, not just because it’s open enrollment time for the Frequent Driver Reward Program, but because customers who participated in the 2017 program are just now getting their annual reward checks. The editorial staff Miami’s Community Newspapersrecently sat down with Tere... Read More »
 
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PROPOSAL TO PROVIDE HOTEL WORKERS WITH PANIC BUTTONS
 

We need to make sure that all women are safe in the workplace. 58 percent of all hotel workers are sexually harassed or abused each year. Let's stop that by arming hotel employees with panic buttons that can alert hotel security or the police at the first sign of sexual harassment or abuse... Read More »

 
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COMMISSIONER EDMOND’S FUTURE PLANS
 

 Dear Friends/Neighbors: Thank you so much for electing me to the South Miami Commission. You gave me a great honor representing our city. After much thought, consideration and family discussion over the past six months, Mary and I have decided that I will leave the South Miami Commission when my term expires in 2018. I will also not be candidate for Mayor in 2018. This has been a difficult decision, given how much I have enjoyed serving on the City Commission and being the voice of the people of South Miami... Read More »

 
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NEW FLOOD RISK IDENTIFIED BY FIU RESEARCHER
 

As South Florida raises groundwater levels to fight salt water intrusion, the threat of flooding from within will only increase, according to FIU research. Current groundwater levels in South Florida are a major contributor to inland flood damages, especially during the wet season or extreme rain events. Traditional flood models account for drainage systems, rivers, streams and canals but do not account for the groundwater beneath our feet. FIU... Read More »

 
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ZARA AND TOPSHOP OPEN AT AVENTURA MALL
 

Florida’s first Topshop Topman and a two-level Zara recently opened in Aventura Mall’s new three-level expansion wing, drawing crowds of eager shoppers. International fashion sensation, ZARA, made its highly-anticipated return to Aventura Mall with the opening of a new, two-level 34,000 square-foot store. The store features the brand’s latest global concept and its newest Woman, Basic... Read More »

 
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EAT, DRINK AND BE MERRY AT SOUTH FLORIDA RESTAURANTS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
 

Situated at the newly renovated Iberostar Berkley Hotel on South Beach, BLT Steak invites guests to celebrate Christmas in style with a special three course prix-fixe menu served from 3PM to 9PM on Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24, 2017 and Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2017. For $80 per person – excluding tax and gratuity – indulge in a selection of holiday dishes... Read More »

 
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HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS FROM SUNNY ISLES BEACH POLICE CHIEF FRED MAAS
 

Every year, the holidays bring families joy, love and new beginnings. But the holidays also bring criminals and con-artists who take advantage of this special season. As you are preparing for the holidays, please take precaution and follow these helpful holiday safety tips. During the holidays, the streets are bustling with eager shoppers and commuters, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect traffic rules and safety. Always watch out for small children and... Read More »

 
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DORAL MAYOR BERMUDEZ PRESENTS 2017 STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS
 
“Our great City continues to flourish presenting unique opportunities and challenges. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that we remember who we are, where we have been, and where we are going.” With these words, Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez proudly addressed his community during the 2017 State of the City. “Let us take this time to reflect on this as we prepare to celebrate Doral’s 15th anniversary in 2018,” he added... Read More »
 
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FIU halts Greek activities
 

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community on Dec. 15, 2017: After serious consideration, and keeping the safety of our... Read More »

 
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City of Aventura Winter Programs
 
Participants of all ages ranging from infant to seniors have the convenience to enjoy various activities at the Aventura Community Recreation Center! Babies up to... Read More »
 
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The 2018 Miami International Boat Show Returns To Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin February 15-19
 
The five biggest days in boating will dock once again at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin over President’s Day weekend, attracting an estimated 100,000 boating enthusiasts... Read More »
 
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Study: Gelatin CBD Capsules “Safe and Efficient”
 
The oral administration of gelatin capsules containing purified cannabidiol (CBD) is safe and efficient in human subjects, according to clinical trial data published... Read More »
 
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Unwrap Great Offers This Jolly Season With The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition
 
The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition has announced its 2017 Online-Only Holiday Sale, now thru Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. This limited time offer... Read More »
 
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Fontainebleau Miami Beach Celebrates Christmas And New Year’s 2017
 

The most wonderful time of year is upon us and what better way to celebrate than by indulging at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, offering a variety of casual and upscale options... Read More »

 
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