Members of the Pinecrest Premier U12 Boys soccer team, participating in Baynanza the morning of Apr. 20 at Chapman Field Park, are (l-r) Brandon Moncada, Reed Seckinger, Brent Pier, Zach Zelenak, Danny Henderson, Gabriel Shore and Mia Buitrago. Each boy picked up at least two giant bags of garbage from the mangrove area, joining about [...]
Estrella Mitrani and Doug Bonds, co-chairs of the National MS Society Aventura Walk, are pleased to announce $100,000 raised and more than 500 participants in the Aventura Walk this past March. MS Walk is a signature fundraising event for the organization which raises funds to support MS research and provide services to individuals living with [...]
This is Hershey, a young Bulldog mix. Hershey was found by two Good Samaritans on the street near a field where dogs are frequently abandoned. He was badly emaciated and the veterinarian said he had signs of abuse and neglect. Hershey is also heartworm positive and is currently being treated for this. Although he is [...]
From South Beach to Brickell, to the Gables and Kendall, thousands of Miami runners kept pace with Run Club’s evening neighborhood jogs to show solidarity with Boston after the Apr. 15 bombings at the Boston Marathon. Here is a group of runners from the Kendall area pictured prior to an evening run.
Miami-Dade School Board District 9 member Dr. Larry Feldman honored School for Advanced Studies (SAS) Homestead senior Francesca Majluf during the Apr. 18 board meeting for her admittance to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Fifteen employees and family members from Home Financing Center in Coral Gables, the largest independent locally owned mortgage lender in South Florida, joined forces with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami on Apr. 13 to help build a home for a family in need in Miami’s Liberty City. The group worked on landscaping, planting trees [...]
Pictured are bike riders from Palmetto Bay and Cutler Bay who participated in the joint Earth Week Bike Ride Event on Sunday, Apr. 21, conducted in partnership with Miami-Dade County’s “Bike 305” initiative. Lakes by the Bay Park in Cutler Bay was the starting point and Ludovici Park in Palmetto Bay (pictured here) was the [...]
Though divorce usually elicits images of the 1989 film "The War of the Roses," it doesn't have to be that way anymore. Aventura attorney and family mediator, Denise Tamir, believes that divorce need not devastate the couple financially and emotionally. Rather, she believes divorce can be handled in an atmosphere of mutual respect and dignity. [...]
The award-winning Acqualina Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles is pleased to invite guests and local residents for an indulgent spring pampering. The luxurious resort which most recently won the Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award just revealed the Ultimate Spa Vacation Package for Two, Tip-Toe Into Spring Spa Package for women, and the Men’s [...]
Pictured in State Sen. Gwen Margolis’ Tallahassee office on Apr. 3 for “Dade Days” are (l-r) Cutler Bay Councilmember Mary Ann Mixon, Palmetto Bay Mayor Shelley Stanczyk, Marsha Tejeda, Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner, Sen. Margolis, Cutler Bay Councilmember Peggy Bell, Palmetto Bay Councilmember Joan Lindsay and North Miami Beach Councilmember Phyllis Smith.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. With the help of the Aventura Police Department, Vi Aventura, a luxury care retirement community located at 19333 West Country Club Drive will serve as a drop-off site for the medications. [...]
Elementary got a taste of what it’s like to work at a television station during their recent visit to CBS4, arranged by CBS4 reporter Summer Knowles through the Kids and the Power of Work (KAPOW) program. The students are pictured with news anchors Rhiannon Ally and Josh Benson. For more information about how you can [...]
An educational seminar for caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients Mount Sinai’s Wien Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders will host the annual Focus on Caregiving, an educational seminar geared towards caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients, presented in part by the Miami- Dade County Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative. The public seminar will be held on Monday, April 29, [...]
Two youngsters, shown here getting acquainted with a friendly cow, were part of more than 60,000 visitors to the three-day Miami International Agricultural and Cattle Show, Apr. 12-14, at Tropical Park. Miami-Dade Commissioner Javier Souto has led the annual effort to boost public awareness of the county’s livestock industry while providing a down-on-the-farm delight for [...]