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CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT WORKS TO MOVE KENDALL PARKWAY FORWARD
 
For the 600,000 people of West Dade and West Kendall, last month’s historic approval of the Miami-Dade County Comprehensive Plan Amendment to incorporate the Kendall Parkway as a new, multimodal transportation corridor was a big win – on many levels. The Sept. 27 hearing at County Hall was the culmination of a well-planned and balanced... Read More »
 
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MBDA EXPORT CENTER HOSTS MEDWEEK CONFERENCE IN MIAMI – WHERE MINORITY BUSINESSES THRIVE
 
The minority business enterprise event of the year is happening Oct. 19 on the shimmering shores of Biscayne Bay in downtown Miami – one of the nation’s most prominent locations for continued growth and expansion of MBEs. Hosted by the Minority Business Development Agency Export Center, Florida’s 36th Annual Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference... Read More »
 
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AVENTURA MALL TO HOST BREAST CANCER PINK WALK, OCTOBER 14TH
 

Aventura Mall is hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Walk on Sunday, October 14, 2018, in partnership with the Women’s Beast and Heart Health Initiative. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Participants will meet in Center Court at Aventura Mall, where t-shirts will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit the Women’s Breast and Heart Health Initiative and Aventura Mall will match every dollar donated. After the walk, there will be a cooldown and stretching session followed by light bites and refreshments. attendees can also create keepsakes to honor their loved ones affected by breast cancer.... Read More »

 
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MORE TREES COMING TO DORAL WITH ‘NEAT STREETS’ GRANT
 

For a second time, the City of Doral was awarded a Street Tree Matching Grant by Neat Streets Miami for its City Street Tree Restoration Project in the amount of $24,500. In its third year, Neat Streets Miami’s street tree program awarded 14 organizations matching grants to advance the Million Trees Miami initiative, a community-wide effort to expand Miami-Dade County’s tree canopy and reach a million trees by 2020. “Trees in the community are essential... Read More »

 
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MIAMI BEACH ANNOUNCES NEW SEASON OF FREE FILMS UNDER THE STARS
 

Entering its ninth season, the Cinema Series at SoundScape Park features free weekly movies in the park specially curated by Miami Jewish Film Festival Executive Director Igor Shteyrenberg. The seven-month series begins Wednesday, October 3 at 8 p.m. with the classic fantasy film “Neverending Story” (1984) that tells the story of a troubled body who discovers a wondrous... Read More »

 
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SOUTH MIAMI COMMISSION ON ETHICS: WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR?
 
South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard abruptly cut the microphone of Stephen Cody back in January of this year and then would not let him speak again in February at a public meeting of the South Miami City Commission. Cody filed a complaint with the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics. When it came up before the commission... Read More »
 
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MAKING MIAMI MAYOR RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING GRAND VISION EMPOWERS VOTERS
 
When you think of the mayors of important cities like New York and Los Angeles, you think of someone that has the power to get things done, that can be held directly accountable for the city’s performance. Many people in Miami think of Mayor Francis Suarez in the same way. A citizen imagines they can dial him up and ask him to fix their pothole, and he’s going to get it done. And, if he doesn’t fix the pothole or follow through on a big infrastructure project, they think he can be recalled. Neither of these assumptions is currently true. Right now all that Mayor Suarez can do is bring the problem to the attention of the city manager, who will then decide what to do about it and when to act. The real power today lies in.. Read More »
 
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SIDE-SPLITTING ‘I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE’ PERFORMED BY PTS, OCT. 11-13
 
Grab a date and see why “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” is the second longest-running Off-Broadway musical of all time – as Palmer Trinity School’s Theatre Department presents the hilarious musical comedy by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts.

The musical explores love and relationships by taking the audience through a side-splitting series of dating and marriage vignettes.

It exposes everything we’ve ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit... Read More »
 
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MELLON FOUNDATION AWARDS $675,000 TO FIU TO SUPPORT EDUCATION IN THE HUMANITIES
 
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded FIU a $675,000 grant to enhance humanities education and optimize student learning. The grant will establish Project THINC: Teaching Humanities in the New Context to promote active learning-centered, culturally responsive teaching in humanities classrooms at the university... Read More »
 
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2018 METRO BY T-MOBILE ORANGE BOWL BASKETBALL CLASSIC ANNOUNCED
 

 The 25th annual Metro by T-Mobile Orange Bowl Basketball Classic will feature perennial NCAA Tournament teams Florida and Florida State taking on two highly regarded mid-majors in Florida Gulf Coast and Saint Louis, respectively.  The Classic will take place on December 22... Read More »

 
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GROUNDBREAKING BOOK, EXPERTS IN PINK: YOUR GUIDE TO BREAST HEALTH
 

Co-authors Cindy Papale-Hammontree and Sabrina Hernandez-Cano are pleased to announce the forthcoming release of Experts In Pink: Your Guide to Breast Health. Set for release in the fall of 2018, this new book will build upon an invaluable foundation of knowledge that breast cancer patients and their caregivers need to navigate their way through this complex and difficult disease. Their previous book, Miami Breast Cancer Experts: Your Indispensable Guide to Breast Health, released in 2015, earned rave reviews from prominent readers, including Ernest Hemingway’s niece, Anne E. Hemingway Feuer, RN, BSN, MS who stated: “This book is a smorgasbord of intelligent essays on every aspect of breast cancer.  Everyone – nurses, doctors, and people dealing with the disease for the first time will find chapters of this book helpful.  Breast cancer treatment in Miami seems to be at the apex... Read More »

 
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A Decade Of Success, More To Come
 
Reflecting on Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ 10 years of challenges and accomplishments, I am grateful for the opportunity to serve a community of educators and partners... Read More »
 
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Could Cognitive Interview Unlock Memories In Kavanaugh Debate?
 

The creator of the cognitive interview believes his technique could yield new information into allegations made against United States Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.. Read More »

 
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Commission On Ethics: What Are We Waiting For?

 

South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard abruptly cut the microphone of Stephen Cody back in January of this year and then would not let him speak again in February... Read More »

 
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Aventura Mall To Host Breast Cancer Pink Walk, October 14th
 
Aventura Mall is hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Walk on Sunday, October 14, 2018, in partnership with the Women’s Beast and Heart Health Initiative. Registration... Read More »
 
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Water Into Blood
 

Moses was in a tough spot. According to the Bible, the Lord asked the prophet to go to the Pharaoh and ask him to free the Israelites, who (at the time) were considered... Read More »

 
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Four Bold Marketing Tips To Grow Your Family Business
 

When you think of the phrase “family business,” what values come to mind? For American consumers, those values tend to be trust, relationships, and quality.. .Read More »

 
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