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Martin Z. Margulies Donates Sculpture to Williams Island

Martin Z. Margulies Donates Sculpture to Williams Island

Martin Margulies, developer of Bellini William Island, has donated a sculpture to the private residential community in Aventura. The contemporary piece, Daimaru IV, 1976, is an 11-foot steel sculpture in the shape of a circle with a Zen motif. The sculpture was designed by Michael Todd, whose work has been exhibited in a number of […]

The 2014 National Senior Health and Fitness Day Theme Contest

The 2014 National Senior Health and Fitness Day Theme Contest

Each year, the nation’s largest senior health and fitness event selects its health and fitness theme from entries sent in by seniors from across the United States, as part of the National Senior Health and Fitness Day. Residents of Vi Aventura will participate in this year’s Theme Contest on Wednesday, May 28 by hosting a […]

Aventura Community Green Garden set to open

The City ofAventura announced the opening of the new Aventura Community Green Garden at Founders Park south on Monday April 5, 2014. This new project features the opportunity for residents to grow vegetables, flowers, herbs, and other plants in their own 4’ x 12’ garden section. The City is now accepting Green Garden membership and […]

FPL vice president named Engineer of Year

FPL vice president named Engineer of Year

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) announced that Manny Miranda, vice president of power delivery for FPL, has been recognized by theAssociation of Cuban Engineers (ACE) as the organization’s 2014 Engineer of the Year. The award was presented at the ACE annual gala, which took place on March 15 in Miami. “I am extremely humbled […]

“Eggs-traordinary” Brunch at Turnberry Isle Miami

“Eggs-traordinary” Brunch at Turnberry Isle Miami

Easter is right around the corner, and Turnberry Isle Miami welcomes families and friends to join in on the spring festivities and celebrate the season with the Easter Bunny. Hop on over to Cascata Grill at Turnberry Isle Miami and enjoy an “eggs-traordinary” Easter Brunch, featuring your choice of freshly prepared eggs, brioche French toast, […]

Jumbo Networker at Courtyard Marriott – Aventura Mall

Jumbo Networker at Courtyard Marriott – Aventura Mall

Aventura Marketing Council and Aventura Police Department teamed up once again to provide toys for the children of the Salvation Army during a jumbo breakfast networker hosted by Courtyard by Marriott at Aventura Mall. AMC Chair Cliff Schulman of Weiss, Serota, Helfman welcomed over 100 Aventura Marketing Council members and community leaders who came together […]

Tropical Impact U18 soccer team wins Division 1 Region A crown

Tropical Impact Soccer U18 team recently traveled to Jensen Beach for the Division 1 Region A finals where they won the championship finishing with a 4-0 victory over Sunrise. The girls move on to play the President’s Cup in Auburndale on Apr. 5. Pictured (l-r, back row) are Coach David Vidal, Jackie Mallea, Marti Stein, […]

Shops at Sunset Place welcomes new tenants this March

Shops at Sunset Place

Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), a leading global retail real estate company, is pleased to announce popular eatery Brother Jimmy’s BBQ will join the diverse tenant mix at Shops at Sunset Place this March. The mall also recently welcomed specialty retailer GNC Living Well and Game Exchange South Miami, which are now open for business to […]

Criminal ring busted by Hammocks District Unit

A South Miami Heights narcotics, prostitution and dog fighting ring was broken up by a Miami-Dade Police Hammocks District Crime Suppression Team when a Special Response Unit on Jan. 21 took 10 individuals into custody, also seizing firearms, cocaine, methyl one, marijuana and 20 abused dogs, later given to a Broward County humane facility. For […]

Officer’s keen sense of smell leads to $13K marijuana bust

A keen sense of smell drew Miami-Dade Police Kendall District Officer AntonioLlaneras (center) to check out an erratic female driver after stopping her in the Dadeland area on Dec. 19, 2013. Detecting a strong marijuana odor, he found a black duffle bag in the car’s trunk that held five and one-half pounds of marijuana with […]

Helen Aguirre Ferré speaks to students at MDC Homestead

Helen Aguirre Ferré speaks to students at MDC Homestead

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, Helen Aguirre Ferré, an award winning journalist and chair of Miami Dade College’s (MDC) District Board of Trustees, spoke to Homestead Campus students recently as part of a forum on “Female Journalists Who Bring Us News and Shape Our Views.” A veteran journalist figure in both English […]

CINEMA JUDAICA: The War Years 1939-1949 Explores WWII, Hollywood and Antisemitism

CINEMA JUDAICA: The War Years 1939-1949 Explores WWII, Hollywood and Antisemitism

Important History Chronicled in Famous Movie Posterss Lights, Camera, Action! are the famous words associated with movie sets…however, the lights were dimmed dramatically for Jews in the industry during World War II. CINEMA JUDAICA: The War Years 1939- 1949, on view at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU (JMOF-FIU) from March 4- August 24, 2014, explores […]

John Dowd Exhibits Third New Landscape Series About Florida

American artist John Dowd is showing his new series titled “About Florida” at the Williams McCall Gallery South of Fifth. March 7th to March 29th. Gail Williams, owner of Williams McCall Gallery states, “Well known for his post-Hopper architectural portraits of Cape Cod homes, we feel fortunate that John Dowd is capturing Florida in his […]

Arts & Business Council launches #LunchPoems

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Arts & Business Council of Miami and the O, Miami Poetry Festival are teaming up for an exciting campaign : #LunchPoems. Ready to unveil your inner poet? Starting April 1st, business professionals are invited to compose and tweet a one line poem during their lunch break or after […]

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