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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 effort that stood... Read More »
 
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KERDYK FAMILY DONATES $75K TO CORAL GABLES GARDEN CLUB
 

Real Estate executive William H. “Bill” Kerdyk Jr., along with sisters Tracy Kerdyk and Kim Kerdyk, have donated $75,000 to the Coral Gables Garden Club in memory of their mother, Marlene Schulte Kerdyk. The donation will be held in the Marlene Kerdyk Beautification Fund established at the Coral Gables Community Foundation. Its purpose is to support landscape beautification projects in the Coral Gables and improve the quality of life for its residents... Read More »

 
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CONDOMINIUM AND HOA BOARD CERTIFICATION COURSE IN AVENTURA ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30
 
WHAT: Condominium and Homeowner Association board members, as well as property managers, are invited to attend a free Board Certification Course. The educational program is the perfect introduction for all new board members and a great review for anyone currently serving on a board. Hosted by Eisinger, Brown, Lewis... Read More »
 
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SHOES FOR STREETS & STUNNA’S FIT MAKING A POSITIVE IMPACT ONCE AGAIN
 

Just one week after Hurricane Michael ravished through the panhandle of Florida and its surrounding areas, South Miami native Gabriel Varona and his Shoes for Streets team headed up to Panama City with loads of water, canned foods, diapers, and other essential supplies needed after such a devastating hurricane. Many are saying that this was the panhandle’s equivalent to Hurricane Andrew... Read More »

 
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COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS ENDORSES DONNA E. SHALALA FOR U.S. CONGRESS-SEAT 27
 
Donna E. Shalala is running to win Florida’s 27th Congressional District – a seat that is considered a key pickup opportunity for Democrats in their fight to take back the House. This has been one of the most hotly contested races during perhaps one the most important mid-term elections in years. As a long-time resident here, Shalala is unapologetic in her love for South Florida... Read More »
 
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‘HAUNTED BALLET’ RAISES SEASONAL SPIRITS AMONG BARNACLE GUESTS
 
Park visitors get to meet the spirits nightly at The Barnacle, Oct. 25-28, as Center Street Projects offers a warm (and maybe slightly chilling) welcome to those from a bygone era who haunt the lands of The Grove. Watch the “Haunted Ballet” as the dancers tell their stories beneath the moonlit sky and try to escape their tragic endings, night after magical night. Creator and founder Crystal Karaginis Peattie has produced this show for everyone to... Read More »
 
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JUNIOR ORANGE BOWL KICKS OFF ITS 70-YEAR FESTIVAL SEASON
 

The Junior Orange Bowl kicked off its monumental 70-year Festival Season at the Newman Alumni Center on Thursday, Sept. 20. Members, guests and sponsors celebrated a great evening of tracing back to the organization’s humble beginnings, while anticipating its paramount festival season. The Junior Orange Bowl highlighted all its established events, while honoring Nicklaus Children... Read More »

 
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MEDICAL STUDENTS ARE HOPING TO SAVE LIVES BY SELLING ART
 
When Pati Vargas was contacted by an FIU medical student looking for free space for an art show, she had no idea how important that phone call would be for both of them. Vargas is the director of Viernes Culturales/Cultural Fridays, the popular art, music and cultural block party held on the last Friday of every month in the heart of Little Havana. Phoebe Hughes is one of the organizers of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s annual Mammography... Read More »
 
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HURRICANES REMIND US SAND IS NOT A RENEWABLE RESOURCE
 
As beachside communities begin rebuilding in the wake of two catastrophic hurricane impacts on the United States, they should ask whether beach nourishment offers enough protection from erosion and flooding. Hurricane Michael recently struck Florida’s panhandle as a devastating category 4 storm packing 155mph winds. Barely a month earlier, Hurricane Florence flooded North... Read More »
 
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INTERVENTION MORE IMPORTANT THAN ADHD DIAGNOSIS, RESEARCHER SAYS
 

All children — with or without ADHD — can benefit from behavioral strategies. A recent study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry suggests the youngest children in a classroom are being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and medicated more often, but FIU psychologist Erika Coles says using simple behavioral strategies, at any age... Read More »

 
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GABRIEL A. GARAY NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE CORAL GABLES BAR ASSOCIATION
 

The Law Offices of Robert L. Parks has announced that Gabriel A. Garay has been elected president of the Coral Gables Bar Association (CGBA). Previously, Garay was president-elect and treasurer for the organization. “I am truly humbled and honored to serve as president of the CGBA. I’m looking forward to working with our board and the entire membership to continue to find ways to serve our membership and to provide legal education on relevant legal topics,” Garay said. “Gabe continues to use his time and talent to serve the community he loves,” said Robert L. Parks, principal and managing partner of the firm. “I am certain that the CGBA will continue to flourish under his leadership.” Garay, an Associate... Read More »

 
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Florida Business Tax Advantages
 

More than the spectacular views, fresh seafood, amazing weather, laidback lifestyle and relaxed environment, there’s one great reason why many people choose to move... Read More »

 
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Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Residences coming to Downtown Miami location
 

New York-based developer Property Markets Group (PMG), along with Toronto-based private equity and asset management firm Greybrook Realty Partners... Read More »

 
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Letter From The Chairman, Wayne Pathman

 

Without a doubt, this has been an exciting year for The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. Over the past twelve months, we have met international superstars... Read More »

 
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Girl Scouts – Building Tomorrow’s Female Leaders
 
Today, Girl Scouts Tropical Florida announced that Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) named Kelly Culhane a 2018 National Gold Award Girl Scout, the organization’s most... Read More »
 
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Tell Your Complete Educational Story To Potential Employers
 

Some skills are considered too “small” or specific to become a degree program and aren’t often listed on a student’s academic transcript. Yet, it’s a collection of these very... Read More »

 
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Panel Explores Effects Of Red Tide On Florida
 

Red tide continues to be a source of concern for Florida, according to FIU experts. The harmful algal bloom that has been affecting Florida’s West Coast for more than... Read More »

 
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