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MIAMI FOUNDATION’S GIVE MIAMI DAY RAISES $10.1 MILLION
 

The Miami Foundation’s Give Miami Day set another annual fundraising record, solidifying it as one of the most active 24-hour charitable giving events in the U.S. On November 16, over 20,000 donors invested $10.1 million into 695 local nonprofits participating in Give Miami Day 2017. Now in its sixth year, the event... Read More »

 
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OLYMPIC GOLD MONICA PUIG’S ONGOING EFFORTS TO HELP HER NATIVE COUNTRY
 
Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig was the JW Marriott Marquis in support of her fund raising efforts for Puerto Rico. MDM Hotel Group (owners of the JW Marriott Marquis Miami, JW Marriott Miami and Hotel Beaux Arts Miami), re-purposed their annual client appreciate event to support her hurricane relief efforts. A portion of the budget allocated for the event was donated to Puerto Rico hurricane relief, and invitees and MDM employees were invited to donate. Monica Puig spoke to the group and you could hear a pin... Read More »
 
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THE FIRST ANNUAL WINTER FAIRLAND IN MIAMI
 
The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition is excited to announce the First Annual Winter Fairland, to be held at the fairgrounds. Winter Fairland is a brand-new way to celebrate the holiday season in Miami, where families can enjoy a range activities from ice skating, a petting zoo, camel rides, arts & crafts for the kids, Santa visits, and... Read More »
 
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QUEVEDO’S SPIRIT AND DETERMINATION – JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED IN AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE MARIA
 

It seems like just yesterday the East Coast of the U.S. and the Caribbean experienced not one but two devastating hurricanes. Many watched as islands near and far were blown flat either by Irma or Maria, or both. The world was at an ominous standstill after the back-to-back hurricanes dissipated, and in their wake they left a far different landscape for the inhabitants of the Caribbean and the Florida Keys. But it was on the island of Dominica... Read More »

 
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COMMISSIONER LEVINE CAVA VOLUNTEER RESTORING COASTAL WETLANDS
 

Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava celebrated her third anniversary in public office by volunteering along with many other District 8 residents to restore a coastal wetland in Cutler Bay on Sunday, November 12. Together, a few dozen volunteers planted native vegetation, removed litter and invasive species to help bring this coastal wetland back to life. The volunteer event was the latest of many led by local environmental advocate Eduardo Varona... Read More »

 
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CANTOR STEVEN HAAS IN CONCERT
 

Looking to get in the holiday spirit? Join Cantor Steven Haas as he takes you on a musical and educational tour down one of America’s legendary musical “streets”, Tin Pan Alley. The concert will feature music by Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, George M. Cohan & more.Raised in Miami Beach, Cantor Haas is a world-class performer with a repertoire from Pagliacci to popular hits. He performed to rave reviews around the world before returning... Read More »

 
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GROUND BROKEN FOR MB STATION, A NEW MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT ON CORAL WAY
 

South Florida-based real estate development company CADE Capital Partners has announced the official ground breaking of MB Station, a mixed-use residential building located at 3170 Coral Way. CADE Capital Partners purchased the 57,115-square-foot lot in 2014 and partnered with the City of Miami and Miami-Dade Fire... Read More »

 
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CITY OF MIAMI, BISCAYNE BAY KIWANIS LAUNCH UNIQUE CIVIC INTERN PROGRAM
 

The Biscayne Bay Kiwanis (BiscayneBayKiwanis.org), one of South Florida’s most active community service organizations, has launched a unique Civic Intern Program (CIP) pairing fifth graders from Frederick Douglass Elementary with City of Miami officials. Each month, seven fifth graders from Douglass, an inner-city school with an “A” grade, are transported to City Hall and work in the offices of the mayor, city commissioners and city manager for the day. During the day, the students — Katherine Salgado, Lazaro Garcia, Keyli Martinez, Keaven Sadler... Read More »

 
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FIU DOCTORAL STUDENT WANTS TO MAKE NUCLEAR ENERGY RENEWABLE
 

The United States has a pretty big problem on its hands – an 80,000-metric-ton radioactive problem. It will take more than 100,000 years to go away. Radiochemistry Ph.D. student Ingrid Lehman-Andino and two of FIU’s nuclear chemistry professors are working on a solution. The researchers believe the U.S. could lessen the impact of climate change by producing nuclear power with smaller... Read More »

 
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Positive People In Pinecrest- Taylor West
 

Compassion for children who are less fortunate is behind Palmetto High School senior Taylor West’s involvement with Achieve Miami. The program sends volunteers... Read More »

 
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Is Bariatric Surgery Right For You?
 
We all know about the myriad of procedures used to restore a more youthful facial appearance, but metabolically there is a danger far worse than a few wrinkles or frown lines... Read More »
 
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Coral Gables City Commission Appoints New City Attorney
 
During a recent Coral Gables City Commission meeting, members of the commission unanimously appointed Miriam Soler Ramos as the new city attorney... Read More »
 
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Bassist Gary Thomas To Perform For Jazz At Wolfson Presents On Dec. 6
 
Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Arts and Philosophy Department continues its successful jazz series, Jazz at Wolfson Presents, with bassist Gary Thomas, at noon... Read More »
 
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Community Arts Program To Present Overtown Holiday Spectacular! Dec. 10
 
Overtown’s Historic St. Agnes’ Episcopal Church, 1750 NW Third Ave., will usher in the holiday season with a spirit-filled, holiday concert event — the Community Arts Program... Read More »
 
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The Holidays Bring Great Events To Pinecrest Gardens
 
The holidays are here, and so are the celebratory events we look forward to every year at Pinecrest Gardens, and this year is no exception. The next two weeks offer... Read More »
 
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