Brothers of the Street Foundation Fights to End Homelessness
While the mission to end homelessness here in Miami seems like that of a lofty task, the Fundación Hermanos de la Calle (Brothers of the Street Foundation) has their eyes and hearts set on it... Read More
In my previous columns, I provided an overview of the successful municipal and roadway components of the People’s Transportation Plan, or PTP, the list of transportation projects approved by Miami-Dade County voters in 2002 as part of the “half-penny” sales surtax... Read More
Historically Yours : La Guardia,
The Jews And Hitler
We often forget that centuries ago our nation was menaced with the cruel capture and enslavement of Americans in Muslim nations. According to historian Christopher Hitchens, between the years 1530 and 1780, as many as 1,250,000 Europeans were kidnapped by Muslim “Barbary” nations. This involved piracy, ransom and enforced slavery. Most European powers made peace with the rulers of Algiers, Morocco, Tripoli and Tunis... Read More
The amazing journey of Florida Senator Lauren Book hosted by Vi at Aventura
Amidst the elegant setting of the Azure Dining room at the Vi at Aventura, Florida State Senator Lauren Book spoke about the things that mattered most to her at a recent Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Roundtable luncheon sponsored by Vi at Aventura. AMC Chairman Gary Pyott, Association 1st, welcomed a full house of business leaders and elected officials to the luncheon and introduced Cesar Arguelles... Read More
Enjoy Golf, Tennis and Pickleball at 3rd Annual Appeal of Conscience Sports Classic
On Sunday, January 26, 2020, The Appeal of Conscience Foundation will host its 3rd Annual Sports Classic at the exclusive Fisher Island Club. This year’s event has expanded to include golf, tennis and pickleball tournaments as well as the popular spa day. The tropical island oasis is a world-class resort complete with private beach, tennis, spa & marina. The seaside event includes: 50/50 raffle, contests, and trophies for the top teams and players... Read More
Gary Pyott and Association
1st Partners with StormCheck
Countless volunteers have participated in the construction of two trolls at Pinecrest Gardens as part of one of this year’s art projects at South Florida’s cultural arts park coinciding with Art Basel Miami. The trolls are the creation of internationally acclaimed artist Thomas Dambo. Pictured with Dambo, who is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, are... Read More
“I knew you when….” says Cliff Schulman to U. S. Court of Appeals Judge Robert J. Luck
“Robert would not have been a lawyer if not for you!” said Susie Luck, mother of Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Robert J. Luck, to Cliff Schulman recently. That brought back a flood of memories to Schulman who was a role model and mentor for a 9-month-old young baby who lived across the street from him. Today, that young “baby” is United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Judge Robert J. Luck, appointed by President Trump this past November along with Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Barbara Lagoa, another former colleague and friend of Schulman’s... Read More
A2Z FBC - Season 2 - Episode 1
2020 vision, acceptance, hot sauce, DaBaby, & more!
We're going in; season 2, episode 1!! OUUUUWEEEE!
Did you know lufetarg spelled backwards means GRATEFUL?