Expansion to add new facilities at East Ridge

Expansion to add new facilities at East Ridge

East Ridge at Cutler Bay, Miami-Dade County’s only life care community, has begun a major expansion for its campus incorporating assisted living and skilled nursing as well as wellness and community services. Located off SW 87th Avenue, the community, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2011, officially began a $60 million redevelopment and expansion program […]

107-year-old home in Redland for sale

107-year-old home in Redland for sale

An authentic and historic landmark of Miami’s pioneer past is now for sale. Built in 1907, the Charles Graham House has stood for more than 100 years, retaining nearly all of its “frame vernacular” architecture utilized by Miami’s early settlers. Formally recognized by the Miami- Dade Historic Preservation board in 1985, the home also is […]

Miami Arts Charter School opening new South Dade Campus in August

In Miami-Dade County, where school choice is slowly becoming a reality for a growing community rather than just a catch phrase, Miami Arts Charter School (MAC) tops the list for students gifted in the performing and fine arts. Launching in 2009 in the former Channel 10 studios located on Biscayne Boulevard at the eastern edge […]

Town’s ‘Senior Games’ prove that love of sports is ageless

Town’s ‘Senior Games’ prove that love of sports is ageless

The Town of Cutler Bay’s first annual “Senior Games” scored a hit with residents, ages 50 to 79. The series of events took place Mar. 17- 22 in various town parks and other locations around the area. Tennis and Pickleball competitions were conducted at Saga Bay Park. Table tennis, basketball shooting, swimming, bag toss and […]

Town Hall meeting helps residents to find money

Town Hall meeting helps residents to find money

An unusual Town Hall Meeting hosted by Councilmember Sue Ellen Loyzelle on Thursday, Mar. 27, helped Cutler Bay residents find money they didn’t know they had coming to them. Loyzelle said that a total of 24 residents, business owners and volunteers attended the Town Hall Unclaimed Properties Workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. The workshop presenter […]

Sharapova not done yet, sets sights on world No. 1 ranking

Sharapova not done yet, sets sights on world No. 1 ranking

It is easy to understand why Maria Sharapova continues to be one of the most popular figures in the tennis world — she’s tall, beautiful, confident, intelligent, a fashion model and still one of the top players on the women’s tour. Though just 27 years old, Sharapova seems to have been on the world stage […]

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, […]

The Big Bang Theory actress to speak at FIU Biscayne Bay

The Big Bang Theory actress to speak at FIU Biscayne Bay

Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus Student Government Association will present The Big Bang Theory actress Mayim Bialik on Monday, Apr. 7, at 6:30 p.m., in the Wolfe University Center Ballrooms, 3000 NE 151 St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bialik’s lecture, “The Big Bang Theory – Making Science Cool and Fun,” uses her personal […]

Talented student artist has big decision ahead

Gabriella Fagundez, a senior at St. Brendan High School, has a big decision to make — art vs. animals. Fagundez has two passions in life — painting and animals. For most of her life she has been able to fuse the two and use animals as her primary subjects in her award-winning art. That love […]

Villagers’ Historic Hunt, dinner scheduled Saturday, Apr. 12

The Villagers Inc., an organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of historic sites, will hold its Historic Hunt and dinner on Saturday, Apr. 12. Hunt participants follow devious and challenging clues to historic locations linked to this year’s theme, “Entertaining Miami.” The Hunt ends at Coral Reef Yacht Club where participants fete the winner and […]

In Florida, it’s better to be safe at any cost

In Florida, it’s better to be safe at any cost

The Stand Your Ground Law in the state of Florida seems to be working. It has certainly changed my life. Let me explain. Several weeks ago, on one of my rare visits to a movie theater, there was a (gentleman?) using his iPhone during the movie, which became quite distracting due to the brightness of […]

COMCAST TEAMING UP WITH REBUILDING MIAMI-DADE TO REHAB HOMES

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South Florida residents invited to join volunteer efforts On Saturday, April 26, local Comcast employees along with their families, friends and community partners will “make change happen” as they volunteer to improve homes in the South Miami neighborhood of West Perrine as part of “Comcast Cares Day.” Residents in the Miami-Dade area are encouraged to […]

Firefighters from Stations 34 and 55 to be honored

If you see this in time to attend, the next meeting of the Concerned Citizens of Cutler Bay takes place on Tuesday, April 1, 7:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Cutler Ridge, 20740 Old Cutler Road, in Cutler Bay. At this meeting the group will recognize and honor the firefighters from Stations 34 […]

Environment is central theme of National Water Dance event

Environment is central theme of National Water Dance event

Some 80 dancers and 45 singers will perform at 4 p.m. on Apr. 12 as a way to bring attention to the environment and the fragility of our waterways. The event, called National Water Dance, will take place at Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave. in Palmetto Bay. Dancers and singers in 30 […]