Matt McGrath stands out in business, volunteerism

Matt McGrath stands out in business, volunteerism

Amanaging partner and a principal of Evensky & Katz, Matt McGrath has a history of community volunteerism from an early age when his parents had he and his brother took food and gifts to a local retirement home, making sure the people who did not have family or friends visiting them knew people cared for […]

Junior Orange Bowl Festival honors student photographers

The Junior Orange Bowl honored student photographers from grades 6-12 during the recent annual Photography Contest Reception. The reception was hosted at the Frost Art Museum at FIU and sponsored by Pitman Photo Supply. Students submitted photos in five categories: Black and White, Night Photography, Patterns, Zoo Miami, and Photoshop/Manipulate. The student with the best […]

Coral Gables Mayor Jim Cason welcomes new branch of First Bank Florida in Coral Gables


The Mayor of Coral Gables, Jim Cason, praised First Bank Florida on the opening of a new, full-service branch in Coral Gables. Cutting the ribbon in the new banking facility, Cason said that in providing service to the business community the bank will support projects that directly impact the local economy, a goal of the […]

Why the Oscars are bad for plastic surgery!

As I was watching the Oscars last week, I was appalled by what I saw. Apparently, so were some of my clients. Every year after the glamorous event, I hear these same questions: “Will my plastic surgery make me look like some of those movie stars I see at the Oscars?” “If those people have […]

Efiie Consulting Group Announces Launch of Education Management Service


Efiie Offers Consulting Services to Students and Parents for Proper Placement in College or University Efiie Consulting Group, LLC, (the “Company”)(Efiie), a private firm offering consulting services to students and their parents, using a unique approach, assisting with the placement into the right college or university based on a systematic approach of college search and […]

VW Jetta adds 1.8-liter turbo engine to lineup

VW Jetta adds 1.8-liter turbo engine to lineup

The Jetta continues as Volkswagen’s best-selling car three years after the sixthgeneration was introduced to the U.S. market as a 2011 model. And the 2014 version is the best yet. Under the hood, the 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine in the SE and SEL trim lines has been replaced by a new 1.8-liter turbocharged direct-injection four-cylinder engine […]

The Bank On Yourself Revolution


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Bay’s wild western shoreline featured in BNP photo exhibit

Bay’s wild western shoreline featured in BNP photo exhibit

Constance Mier’s stunning photographs of birds and other wild parts of Biscayne Bay are featured in the latest show in Biscayne National Park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery, 9700 SW 328 St., nine miles east of Homestead. The show, which features several dozen images, all taken in Biscayne Bay from a canoe, runs through Sunday, […]

Lynx off to strong start with expanded staff, new projects

Lynx off to strong start with expanded staff, new projects

On the heels of an incredibly successful 2013, Lynx Construction Management is set to reach new heights in 2014. With a host of projects already underway and a group of talented construction professionals who share a common bond of delivering only the finest quality work ethic, Lynx Construction’s blueprint for success is being met with […]

Coral Gables Museum hosts birthday luncheon for Robert Fewell

Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner (left) is pictured with Hank Langston (center) and Phill Lyons at Hank’s third surprise birthday party of the weekend at Plymouth Church’s Pilgrimage House.

Robert Fewell, a man without whom the Coral Gables Museum would not be what it is today, recently turned 92 and the party was on. Coral Gables Museum’s Chris Rupp orchestrated a beautiful luncheon for the family and friends of this beloved man. Lynn Bauer and Hal Wanless added to the festivities by bringing centerpieces […]

Student Spotlight – Max Wood

Student Spotlight - Max Wood

Coral Gables High senior Max Wood loves to act. He’s a council member of Gables Players, and Troupe 476. The two clubs are interconnected for those who do drama at Gables. “We do plays after school,” Wood said. They also put on a talent showcase. Wood said it is similar to a talent show but […]

Student Spotlight – Derya Tansel

Student Spotlight - Derya Tansel

Derya Tansel spent the last two summers doing research at Florida International University. One reason for her nomination probably is that she spent the past two summers researching how the Gulf oil spill affected sea life. They tested the effects on shells, mangroves and seaweed. “The oil did create a kind of coating around the […]

Fountain honors Holocaust survivors who have impacted Gulliver students

Fountain honors Holocaust survivors who have impacted Gulliver students

In honor of five Holocaust survivors who have impacted the Gulliver community by sharing their life-changing memories, a group of sixth grade students and faculty recently dedicated a fountain at Gulliver’s Academy Campus in Coral Gables. Designed and created by Gulliver math faculty member Scott du Feu, the fountain is made of simple hardware, which […]

Castellon & Company caters to international customers

Castellon & Company caters to international customers

Carlos M. Castellon, CPA, CVA, recently opened Castellon & Company PL, a boutique accounting firm for the international private client. With 32 years of experience in international taxation and accounting for businesses and individuals, Castellon counts among his clients top-tiered industries based in Latin America and Europe to foreign nationals wishing to locate to the […]

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