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BAPTIST HEALTH FOUNDATION AND TAMARINA HOSTED KICKOFF TO ‘THE GRAND GALA’
 
he kickoff celebration was presented by Flightserve, the official helicopter transport of Baptist Health South Florida, and Audemars Piguet, the official timekeeper for Baptist Hospital. Over 150 guests were welcomed to the exclusive, invitation-only event. Notable attendees included The Grand Gala’s three co-chairs Karel Foti, Lourdes Jofré-Collett and Leonard Kalman, M.D., as well as Bill Banchs, CEO of Baptist Health Foundation Read More »
 
 
 
 
 

As violence against youth makes headlines in Greater Miami, local communities continue pushing solutions that create safe spaces for the more than a half million young people living here. Studies connecting parks to reduced crime rates have led major metro areas across the country, including Philadelphia, PA; Providence, RI, and Austin, TX, to use green spaces as an opportunity for creating safe, community gathering places. Miami-based group Vecinos de Riverside Park wants to do the same in their Little Havana neighborhood by engaging residents to create a series of water activities for the park. Read More »

 
 
ALOFT MIAMI DADELAND WELCOMING GUESTS AFTER RENOVATION PROJECT
 

After a comprehensive renovation and conversion project, Aloft Miami Dadeland is now welcoming guests to experience its 119 renovated guest rooms and new lobby, fitness center, meeting room and W XYZ Bar, which overflows to an outdoor pool and patio. Owned by an affiliate of Los Angeles-based Integrated Capital LLC Read More »

 
 
JOHN DUBOIS SEEKING REELECTION AS VICE MAYOR OF PALMETTO BAY
 

First elected to this seat in November 2012, he is a businessman, civic leader, and philanthropist who has spent his entire career in the telecommunications industry. In 2008, he founded Eyecast, a cloud-based video surveillance company where he presently serves as president and CEO. DuBois moved from Virginia to Palmetto Bay in 2001, just one year prior to the village’s incorporation. The following are comments from the candidate: “During my first 100 days in office I would brief the village staff on my expectations for the highest level of integrity in their interaction with the Palmetto Bay residents and the council as well the highest level of service. During my first term, I convinced the village management to provide customer service Read More »

 
 
 
 
MIAMI BASEBALL FORUM STEPS UP TO BAT FOR PLAYERS, COACHES, PARENTS
 

In a community that has long been passionate and supportive of baseball, two former professional players with the Miami Baseball Forum (MBF) are teaming up to host a unique clinic for coaches, parents, and young athletes in the Village of Palmetto Bay. Placido Polanco and Steve Hertz will be co-hosting the program that promotes baseball in the community by motivating student athletes Read More »

 
 
MIAMI’S FREE OUTDOOR ROLLERSKATING RINK RETURNS IN TIME FOR HALLOWEEN
 

The Macias brothers, founders of Macias Advertising, an integrated creative content and brand development advertising agency based out of Miami, on Feb. 26, 2015, shared their Miami pride by giving locals the fun they deserve by launching Bay Skate Miami, a unique skating and music experience located at Bayfront Park’s historic Claude Pepper Fountain. The event captivated the city with its first edition back in February Read More »

 
 
SENSORY FITNESS HARMONIZES MIND, BODY AND SOUL IN ONE-OF-A-KIND FITNESS CENTER
 

Chance are you’ve never been to a fitness studio quite like Sensory Fitness. Designed and developed by Enrique Gomez and Dr. Guillermo De Novi around a health and wellness concept with a goal to create balance between the mind, body and soul, Sensory Fitness eschews several gym traditions in favor of providing members with a boutique approach to working out that will have you looking forward to exercise rather than dreading it. Read More »

 
 
 
 
GROVE ARTIST LISA REMENY PAINTS NATURE IN FINE DETAIL
 

Noted artist Lisa Remeny, who lives and works in a house in Coconut Grove built in 1926, takes her phone everywhere she goes so that she can use the camera to photograph interesting bits of nature. Altered by her imagination and expert eye, they might make it into her impressive portfolio of oil and watercolor paintings. Read More »

 
 
AN EVENING OF LOVE, BOLLYWOOD STYLE,FOR BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF MIAMI
 

The fall social season officially began with an exciting evening of dancing, dining and drinking in Bollywood fashion. More than 200 guests recently danced the night way at the exciting Private Key Club in the Wynwood Art District. The event celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Lori Brener Scholarship Fund of the Women’s Committee Big Brothers Big Sisters. Read More »

 
 
MIAMI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES HIGHLIGHTS OF COMING 2016-17 SEASON
 

The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) has announced highlights of its 28th season, 2016-17, under the baton of Maestro Eduardo Marturet in his 11th season. Once again, Maestro Marturet will demonstrate his talent and virtuosity to delight the most select audience. The season includes seven concerts in concert halls, and five in outdoor locations with free admission. Read More »

 
 
 
 
Barley An American Brasserie Opens At Downtown Dadeland
 

Barley an American Brasserie, the latest culinary venture by chef-owner Jorgie Ramos, has opened its doors at the urban lifestyle center Downtown Dadeland. Read More »

 
 
Coral Gables Museum Doggie Costume Contest On Oct. 31
 
Bring your pooch to the Coral Gables Museum Plaza, 285 Aragon Ave., on Oct. 31, at 6 p.m., to strut down the “catwalk” in their costume for a chance to win a prize. Read More »
 
 
Youth Fair Sends Delegates Around U.s., Canada On Fact-finding Missions
 

Condo horticulture, backyard garden techniques and social activism were among numerous ideas gleaned by Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition employees sent on Read More »

 
 
 
 
Florida Bar Opens Nominations For Pro Bono Service Awards
 
Many lawyers spend hours of free time and donate out of pocket each year to assist individuals who otherwise couldn’t afford legal representation or have their voice heard Read More »
 
 
Army-Navy Club Of Coral Gables Conducts Three Military Balls
 
The Army-Navy Club of Coral Gables is a social club for military personnel and business leaders in the South Florida community to share pride in the community and recognize Read More »
 
 
Alfalit International Announces Its 2016 Literacy For All Gala
 
Alfalit International has announced its 2016 Literacy For All Gala fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami. This special evening will be hosted Read More »
 
 
 
 
 
It’s Flu Season: 5 Things You Need To Know About The Flu And Flu Shots
 
It creeps into Florida this time of the year, just as surely as the ghouls and goblins of Halloween, except that it is much scarier because it can be deadly. It is flu season. Read More »
 
 
Beloved Founder Of Temple Beth Am To Have Portion Of Kendall Drive Designated In His Honor
 

Communities are always searching for ways to memorialize their leaders.  Pinecrest’s own Rabbi Emeritus Herbert Baumgard was recently honored by having a well-traveled Read More »

 
 
Grant To Help Casa Valentina Residents Participate In Equine-assisted Activities
 
Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center recently received a grant from the Coral Gables Community Foundation to initiate an equine assisted activities program Read More »