Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida is excited to kick off the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie season, when girls will put to use new sales strategies and technology skills that they honed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The unprecedented cookie season begins January 9, 2021 in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties...
Walk to End Alzheimer’s raises more than $312,000 to combat disease
More than 1,900 Miami-Dade County residents helped lead the way to the first survivor of Alzheimer’s disease by participating in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Nov. 14.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participants walked as individuals and small groups on sidewalks, tracks and trails around Miami-Dade, raising more than $312,000 to benefit the care, support and research programs of the Alzheimer’s Association... Read More
Florida Grand Opera delivers amazing performance
For those who were looking forward to the 2020 Florida Grand Opera season, the temporary closing of the Arsht Center and Broward Center was disappointing but certainly a smart move. Fortunately, FGO’s General Director and CEO, Susan Danis, and staff have found creative ways to fill the void and provide in person and online performances for our community... Read More
Fanny Navarro is LIVE
on Miami's Community News
Grant Miller talks with Fanny Navarro from Miami EcoAdventures.
City of Doral is Awarded the Local IT Innovation of the Year Award
The City of Doral was awarded the 2020 Local Smart Award-Smart City Foundation, Local IT Innovation of the Year Award. Dell Technologies nominated the City of Doral for a GCN Government Innovation award, along with the Information Technology Department as a co-nominator. The awards recognize transformative technology that is reinventing the government... Read More
Marichi O'Rourke and Christine Lones are LIVE on Miami's Community News
Cristina Hernandez talks with Marichi O'Rourke and Christine Lones from Montica Jewelry.
On the outside, the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 LTZ Crew Heavy Duty Truck looks like a sports car that can leave everyone behind at the track.The exterior dazzles the eyes. The car comes standard with 18-inch, 6-spoke machined aluminum wheels with Silver painted accents. This eye candy sits inside 18-inch LT275/70R18E all-terrain, blackwall tires... Read More
Life curveballs and pandemic aside, a record number of FIU students to graduate this fall
FIU students will cross the virtual graduation stage on December 13 to celebrate the very real degrees they earned through perseverance and a commitment to success.“FIU students traditionally have stood out for their determination,” said FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg. “But the class of 2020 has redefined grit. Our university community – the faculty, staff and administration – are so proud of the personal triumphs of each of these Panthers and the impact they are having in our community... Read More
Mayor Levine Cava announces
two additional appointments
Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava recently announced two new key leadership roles in her administration. City of Miami Beach city manager Jimmy Morales will join her team as the county’s Chief Operations Officer and Morris Copeland will become the Chief Community Services Officer.The Chief Operations Officer will oversee Water and Sewer, Transportation and Public Works, the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces, Solid Waste Management, Elections, Aviation, and the Seaport... Read More
U. Miami professor uses his art to portray the pandemic
As traditional holiday gatherings threaten the public health of our country, Xavier Cortada, a University of Miami professor of practice, has launched a new virtual exhibit at the Wynwood Gallery to remind the community of the dangers of this pandemic. Cortada explained that in the exhibit, “Pandemic | Miami Corona Project,” he created a series of video performances to remind us that the virus is still here and it is getting worse... Read More
Miami Sailor earns advanced historian qualification aboard USS Constitution
Seaman Apprentice Sarah Frank, a native of Miami, earned her advanced interpretive historian qualification aboard USS Constitution on Nov. 18. Duty aboard USS Constitution is one of the Navy’s special programs, and all prospective crew members must meet a high standard of sustained excellence and interview to be selected for the assignment.... Read More
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Brighten up holiday season with Florida Power & Light Company’s ‘10 Days of Energy Savings’
Holiday lights and décor bring feelings of joy, positivity and happiness – and that’s why many Floridians brighten up their homes with festive decorations each year. Between lighting, special décor and home cooked meals, the holidays are a time when customers may use more energy than usual, especially while spending more time at home due to the pandemic ... Read More
Homestead Breaks Ground on New Park Expansion in Downtown Homestead
On December 3, 2020, the City of Homestead embarked upon the expansion of a quaint pocket park in the heart of Downtown Homestead that will nearly triple its size and transform it into a central attraction that builds upon its legacy as a community gathering place. Losner Park, named to honor the Losner family’s historic contributions to the City of Homestead, has been a central feature in Downtown Homestead – hosting dozens of community events each year, serving as the hub for the Trolley to the National Parks, and providing a relaxing place to ponder the contributions of Homestead’s veterans... Read More