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JOE CAROLLO: THE ECZEMA OF MIAMI POLITICS
 
American publisher Elbert Hubbert once wrote: “Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.” A tyrant is a cancer; a petty tyrant is more like a rash, irritating, but eventually it fades and goes away. Joe Carollo has long been the eczema of Miami politics. Joe once was a member of the City of Miami Commission. Later, he became mayor, was succeeded by Xavier Suarez... Read More »
 
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COMMISSIONER, FARM SHARE DISTRIBUTE 50,000 POUNDS OF FOOD FOR HOLIDAYS
 

More than 1,000 families lined up at Tamiami Lakes Park on Dec. 8, 2018 to receive nutritious goods courtesy of Miami-Dade County Commissioner Joe A. Martinez and Farm Share. Several times a year, Commissioner Martinez partners with Farm Share to distribute food packages to residents in the county. Among the goods distributed were meats, vegetables, canned goods, juices... Read More »

 
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CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF MARIST EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE
 

Columbus turns 60! Over the past six decades, the school has grown and flourished in so many ways, from facilities and enrollment to the curriculum and alumni support.

This 60th anniversary year is a time to reflect on the school’s rich traditions while looking to the future with great enthusiasm. Flip through the Commemorative Edition celebrating Christopher Columbus High School. 

Click here to flip through this special commemorative issue »

 
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2019 COCONUT GROVE ARTS FESTIVAL PRELIMINARY OVERVIEW
 

Coconut Grove will be transformed into a quaint artistic village where visitors can meet many of the world’s most talented artists, and take home a timeless piece of art at the 56th annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival® February 16-18, 2019.  The festival’s 380 artists represent 14 categories including mixed media, painting... Read More »

 
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THE MOTHER OF ALL POLITICAL BOMBS GETS DROPPED ON STODDARD
 
The Chinese government just announced that it had caught up with the U.S. and developed its own version of the Mother of All Bombs, a giant conventional weapon with the explosive power of a small nuclear warhead.  That news reminded me of what just happened at the January 3rd meeting of the South Miami City Commission. Stephen Cody, the man who is taking Mayor Philip Stoddard before the... Read More »
 
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The YMCA of South Florida is moving forward with a plan to build an aquatic center at the South Dade YMCA Family Center, to be called the Barbara and Philip Wong Aquatic Center, thanks to the generous naming gift from Barbara and Philip Wong. The Wong Aquatic Center will enable the Y to offer swim lessons and water safety education so that children and families in South Dade... Read More »

 
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PAWS4YOU RESCUE HOLDS KICKOFF EVENT FOR UPCOMING GALA TO BENEFIT ANIMAL SHELTER
 
 
 
Paws4You, a Miami-based, non-profit animal rescue organization, held a kickoff party on Dec. 12, 2018, at Chopard in Brickell City Center in anticipation of their upcoming gala, “Chopard presents Diamonds are Forever.” The black-tie gala will take place on Feb. 16 at the Coral Gables Country Club to raise funds for their non-profit, no-kill animal shelter. The second annual gala is in partnership with Chopard, Coral Gables Magazine and La Prairie. The fundraising event will include a casino theme with poker, roulette and other Vegas style games to raise money for the shelter. Well-known philanthropists and committed community members, Paul and Suwanne DiMare, are the honorees at this year’s gala. Event co-chairs Rita Schwartz, Ann Rubino and Kathy Cowan gathered at the glamorous kickoff reception with committee members and supporters. Guests sipped champagne as they tried... Read More »
 
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