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CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL CELEBRATES 60 YEARS
 
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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FAMILY-ORIENTED CHRISTMAS VILLAGE WAS FOCUS OF VIERNES CULTURALES DECEMBER EVENT
 
Bilingual Santa, face painting and a Christmas-themed bounce house joined artists and vendors in December at Domino Plaza for Viernes Culturales, Little Havana’s premier arts and culture festival. The non-profit Viernes Culturales organization held the family-focused Christmas Village event on December 21, the third Friday of the month. Going forward, the Viernes Culturales event, which has operated in the heart of Miami for 18 years on each... Read More »
 
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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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MAIN STREET PLAYERS PRESENTS SUPERIOR DONUTS; HAPPENING ALL OF JANUARY!
 
Main Street Players presents Superior Donuts by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Letts. Arthur Przybyszewski owns a decrepit donut shop in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Franco Wicks, a black teenager who is his only employee, wants to change the shop for the better. This comedy-drama explores... Read More »
 
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VICE CHAIRWOMAN AUDREY EDMONSON URGES AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE AND CELEBRATORY GUNFIRE AHEAD OF NEW YEAR’S
 
Miami-Dade County Commission Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson, City of Miami Mayor Francis Suárez and Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo were joined at Hadley Park on Dec. 27 by members of the community, law enforcement and clergy to again urge residents to refrain from celebratory gunfire on New Year’s Eve, but most importantly to help eradicate... Read More »
 
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LEGACY LEFT BY LONGTIME MIAMI RESIDENT ROZ SOLTZ
 
The Life of Roslyn Soltz (known as Roz, Rozzie, Mom, Savta, Zionist), November 26, 1927-December 17, 2018. Roz Soltz was a leader. She was a leader with her family, in her community in Miami (Roz moved from Brooklyn to Miami at the age of 18), in her community in Israel and in her heart.  Roz had a huge open heart, an open mind and an open home.  Roz was a Woman of Valor.  Roz was married in 1948 to her loving late husband Gerry.  Roz was a mother to Alyssa (Roger) Friedland, Howard (Terry) Soltz, Lesly (Ellie Goldman) Diaz and pre-deceased daughter Bonnie Soltz. Roz was a grandmother to nine and a great-grandmother to seven.  Born in New Jersey on November 26, 1927, Roz attended Brooklyn College and transferred to University of Miami where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree Cum Laude. Roz attended... Read More »
 
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MIAMI MAYOR NAMED TO THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES HOUSING TASK FORCE
 
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ Task Force on Housing, a group tasked with addressing how communities can better respond to the growing challenge of housing availability, investment and quality. “I am honored to be selected as part of the National League of Cities’ Task Force... Read More »
 
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M-DCPS HOSTS GOB RIBBON-CUTTING EVENT AT SHENANDOAH MIDDLE SCHOOL
 
Miami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho; representatives from the office of School Board member Mari Tere Rojas; district administrators as well as school staff and students gathered Dec. 10 to officially unveil the new General Obligation Bond construction project at Shenandoah Middle School with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Saltz Michelson Architects and construction... Read More »
 
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YMCA OF SOUTH FLORIDA BUILDING NEW BARBARA AND PHILIP WONG AQUATIC CENTER
 

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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TD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION AWARDS $125K TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GREATER MIAMI
 

Through its “Housing for Everyone” grant competition, TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, recently awarded 25 organizations throughout TD Bank’s footprint from Maine to Florida a total of $3.125 million. One of the recipients was Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc. With the grant, Habitat for Humanity... Read More »

 
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JUNIOR ORANGE BOWL HONORS SCHOLAR ATHLETES AT THE FHSAA FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
 
The Junior Orange Bowl Committee awarded 16 award and scholarships to scholar-athletes at the annual FHSAA Football State Championships at the Camping World Stadium, Orlando, on Dec. 6-8. For the past 40 years, the Junior Orange Bowl Committee has hon-ored football scholar-athletes for their commitment and perseverance in the classroom and on the field. The Florida High School Athletic Association together... Read More »
 
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TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY OFFICIALLY WELCOMES CHRISTMAS SEASON
 
Thousands of Coral Gables residents gathered in front of City Hall on Dec. 7, some as early as 5 p.m., to await the arrival of a favorite visitor from the North Pole, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, who were scheduled to help the city light the official Christmas tree. The tree lighting event helps to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season. The show began with a performance by the Miami... Read More »
 
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HABITAT GROUP ANNOUNCES SELLOUT OF THE FIRST TOWER IN SMART BRICKELL
 
South-Florida based developer Habitat Group recently announced the sellout of the first tower in Smart Brickell, a master project with three smart interconnected towers. Upon the successful sales, the developer has begun the demolition of the two multi-family apartment buildings currently on the site to make way for Tower 1. With a focus on sustainability and environmental responsibility... Read More »
 
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MDX Traffic Advisory For Sunday, December 30 Through Sunday, January 6, 2019
 

All overnight ramp closures and their respective detours will happen intermittently and not in conflict with each other. Drivers should look for guidance and detour signage... Read More »

 
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Novecento Doral Grand Opening!
 

 Don’t miss out on the fun and the delicious Argentinian food. Bring your friends and family to try out mouthwatering steaks! “Novecento is an iconic and a beloved brand... Read More »

 
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Fourth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Walk On Thursday, January 31st at 10AM

 

Human Trafficking (HT) is the 2nd most profitable crime business in the United States, only behind drugs. HT is a $150 Billion business, affecting 127 countries worldwide... Read More »

 
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North Shore Medical Center Names Daisy Award Winner
 

As a Labor and Delivery nurse at North Shore Medical Center, Jennifer Harrison, RN, is recognized for striving to make a difference one patient at a time. This nomination... Read More »

 
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Attorney Marketing Annex Breakfast Network
 

The attorney marketing annex(ama) grew out of the realization that most attorneys receive most of their clients as referrals from other attorneys as part of a doral chamber... Read More »

 
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Effective Policing Through Technology
 
Samuel Ceballos, Pinecrest’s Chief of Police, has recently been in the news for his initiative to create an innovative policing app called “Virtual Roll Call”. The Chief knew... Read More »
 
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