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DOWNTOWN RESIDENTS WORK HARD, PLAY EVEN HARDER DURING ULTRA
 
Every year on a Friday in late March, Downtown offices empty out and young professionals hurry back to their apartments to trade their wingtips and stilettos for casual neon trainers. The Metromover transports thousands of these young professionals to the front gates of Bayfront Park. They are headed to Ultra Music Festival, a three-day electronic dance music festival, showcasing the... Read More »
 
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I’M READY TO ACT. ARE YOU?
 

Did you know that Pinecrest used to have an ordinance on the books banning guns from our parks?  It’s gone now; cities were preempted by the legislature in 2011 from passing local gun control measures.  Today, if someone wanders down to the playground at Evelyn Greer Park with an AR-15 in his hand, there’s nothing our police can do to stop him.  Our legislators up in Tallahassee did that to us.  Do you feel safer now? In the wake of the Parkland massacre, our community has been asking questions of our municipal leaders, schools and local police.  You want to know what we’re doing to keep you and your children safe. The answer is, “As much as we can.” Our police have all the equipment and training they need to deal with an active shooter, and I have every confidence that if the unthinkable should... Read More »

 
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THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY YOUTH FAIR BEGINS TODAY!!
 

The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair and Exposition is back for its 67th year! The adventure begins Thursday, March 15th – Sunday, April 8th, except for March 19- 20 and April 2- 3. The Youth Fair & Expo will provide 21 days of all-new surprises as well as breathtaking amusement rides, one-of-a-kind unique and delicious foods, live entertainment, concerts, agricultural & academic... Read More »

 
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BARNACLE SOCIETY TO MAKE A BIG SPLASH WITH ANNUAL ‘BASH ON THE BAY,’ MARCH 24
 

The Barnacle Estate in Coconut Gove has certainly weathered many storms over the last 121 years since it was built on the shore of Biscayne Bay – not the least of which was the hurricane of September 2017. Far from the worst hurricane to ever to hit this amazing historic home, Irma did take a toll on the estate’s boathouse, the sprawling grounds, and even washed up a couple of stray... Read More »

 
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CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH AT ANNUAL ‘WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS’ CONFERENCE
 
It wasn’t that long ago that women’s history was an unknown topic in the general public consciousness – let alone in the business world. But all that started to change in 1987 when Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month. Today, schools, civic groups, and many business organizations – such as Miami-based Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center – proudly celebrate the extraordinary... Read More »
 
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R&B REALTY & COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH LEASING FOR THE GATEWAY AT WYNWOOD
 

Companies in search of purpose-built Class-A office space in Miami’s dynamic Wynwood and Midtown neighborhoods soon will have a new address to call home. Leasing and initial site preparations for The Gateway at Wynwood, a 420,000-square-foot building located where Wynwood and Midtown meet, have begun — with groundbreaking expected in the near future. The building is anchored... Read More »

 
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M-DCPS ANNOUNCES RECOMMENDATIONS, ENHANCEMENTS TO KEEP SCHOOLS SAFE
 

In the wake of the shootings on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, the Miami-Dade County School Board and the entire Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) family continue to offer support to the Broward community. Members of the district’s Crisis Team — including psychologists, social workers, and family counselors — are providing additional support to Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students, staff and families. Immediately following the incident, M-DCPS leaders began a comprehensive assessment of existing school security and safety protocols with the aim of identifying... Read More »

 
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