Stories written by Grant Miller
Grant can be reached at grant@communitynewspapers.com

War on SW 72nd Ave: Can’t anyone help these neighbors?

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I heard there is a small war going on in Palmetto Bay, right on SW 72nd Avenue, and it would be a doggone shame if the residents can’t manage to work things out. There are lots of rumors, lots of accusations, lots of unleashed anger out there. Some folks are snarling mad, and this could […]

Legislature should allow voters to decide on funding for MDC

Grant Miller, Publisher

The Florida House of Representatives very soon will consider House Bill 113 (HB 113), a piece of legislation with great significance to Miami-Dade County. In the best tradition of democracy, HB 113 would allow us, the voters, to determine if we want to provide a dedicated temporary half-cent sales tax for Miami Dade College (MDC) […]

Voters should electcouncil that can run proper meetings

Grant Miller

One would think that my last column asking Mayor Shelley Stanczyk to stop the ugly vendettas would have led to at least some temporary good behavior in an attempt to prove me wrong. Instead, your Palmetto Bay Village Council hit new lows at the July meeting. And village residents better start taking notice before the […]

Chrysler 300 ranks 3rd on list of 10 most affordable large cars

It’s easy to understand why the Chrysler 300 is ranked third by U.S. Weekly on its list of the 10 Most Affordable large cars in the country. With it’s powerful V-6 engine, spacious interior, attractive styling and 31 mpg fuel economy rating, it is a solid contender. The 2014 Chrysler 300 model has been called […]

2014 BMW 328i Sport Sedan is roomy and luxurious

Have your heart set on a BMW but need a practical, spacious car to suit your lifestyle? The 328i Gran Turismo may be an option that marries all of the BMW’s best selling points with plenty of space. With its 240-hp TwinPower Turbo inline-4 engine, featuring a six-speed manual or an eight-speed Steptronic transmission, the […]

Legislature should allow voters to decide on funding for MDC

Miami Dade College

The Florida House of Representatives very soon will consider House Bill 113 (HB 113), a piece of legislation with great significance to Miami-Dade County. In the best tradition of democracy, HB 113 would allow us, the voters, to determine if we want to provide a dedicated temporary half-cent sales tax for Miami Dade College (MDC) […]

Legislature should allow voters to decide on funding for MDC

The Florida House of Representatives very soon will consider House Bill 113 (HB 113), a piece of legislation with great significance to Miami-Dade County. In the best tradition of democracy, HB 113 would allow us, the voters, to determine if we want to provide a dedicated temporary half-cent sales tax for Miami Dade College (MDC) […]

Voice your support for Miami-Dade parks today

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This a pivotal moment for our community because Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is asking commissioners to let voters to tell them whether the county should continue to fund the parks and recreation system at the current levels or to even consider enhancing funding to make up for the many maintenance and programmatic reductions the system […]

Chrysler 300 ranks 3rd on list of 10 most affordable large cars

It’s easy to understand why the Chrysler 300 is ranked third by U.S. Weekly on its list of the 10 Most Affordable large cars in the country. With it’s powerful V-6 engine, spacious interior, attractive styling and 31 mpg fuel economy rating, it is a solid contender. The 2014 Chrysler 300 model has been called […]

Voice your support for Miami-Dade parks today

Grant Miller

This is a pivotal moment for our community because Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is asking commissioners to let voters to tell them whether the county should continue to fund the parks and recreation system at the current levels or to even consider enhancing funding to make up for the many maintenance and programmatic reductions the […]

2014 Lexus GX460 is a rugged ‘go-anywhere’ luxury SUV

No longer the ugly duckling of the Lexus lineup, the 2014 version of the GX460 has been revamped inside and out. The new GX460 has a few improvements to its inner workings, such as a smoother ride on road, while maintaining its off-road capabilities. The GX460 is a go-anywhere SUV for the consumer who wants […]

Voice your support for Miami-Dade parks today

This is a pivotal moment for our c o m m u n i t y because Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is asking commissioners to let voters to tell them whether the county should continue to fund the parks and recreation system at the current levels or to even consider enhancing funding to make up […]

Voice your support for Miami-Dade parks today

This is a pivotal moment for our community because Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is asking commissioners to let voters to tell them whether the county should continue to fund the parks and recreation system at the current levels or to even consider enhancing funding to make up for the many maintenance and programmatic reductions the […]

County procurement similar to Olympic figure skating judging

Grant Miller

U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner gained notoriety by ripping into the judges at the just-concluded Sochi Winter Olympics. Whatever one thinks of the sport or its judging, the angst comes from its subjectivity. A score appears, someone’s fate is sealed and no one really understands how it all came about. Certain Miami-Dade County decisions on […]

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