‘Gala of the Royal Horses’ coming to BankUnited Center on Apr. 27

‘Gala of the Royal Horses’ coming to BankUnited Center on Apr. 27

For the first time ever, riding Master Rene Gasser, creator and producer for “Gala of The Royal Horses,” has brought his world-renowned equestrian tour to North America and will be performing on Apr. 27 at the BankUnited Center on the campus of the University of Miami in Coral Gables. Following in the family footsteps of […]

Belen Jesuit student raises school’s flag on Iwo Jima

Belen Jesuit junior Oscar Pinate was one of 10 high school students selected nationwide by the Young Marines of the Marine Corps League to attend the Reunion of Honor, Mar. 19, on Iwo Jima, site of a famous World War II battle. “This trip to Iwo Jima meant that I was going to be part […]

Book tells incredible story of freedom lost, regained

Book tells incredible story of freedom lost, regained

Edward L. Rispone, a well-known Baton Rouge contractor, businessman, and community leader can now add published author to his list of achievements. CUCHO A Journey from Cuba to Freedom is the incredible story of sacrifice, dedication, and love by Cuban refuge Louis “Cucho” Balart, a remarkable man who escaped Fidel Castro’s revolutionary takeover of Cuba, […]

Humane Society of Greater Miami may lose South Clinic in Cutler Bay

The Humane Society of Greater Miami is concerned that its landlord, Miami- Dade County, will be leasing the South Clinic at Cutler Bay to a new tenant. Certain that it will be replaced by a Jacksonville-based provider, the Humane Society is asking the community to sign the online petition and to contact their elected county […]

Some hits and misses in my history lesson

Some hits and misses in my history lesson

I recently was given the privilege and honor of speaking to a bunch of middle school students at one of our local facilities. The topic was “Real Men Read,” a new experiment in motivating young people to devote more time to reading for pleasure. Being the showman that I am, I wanted to impress on […]

CCCB honors members of area Fire Rescue stations

The Concerned Citizens of Cutler Bay, a civic organization, at their meeting on Tuesday, April 1, presented plaques of appreciation to representatives of Miami- Dade Fire Rescue, Captain Vaughn Mulder of Station 34, Lieutenant Charles Sanders of Station 55. Both stations are in the boundaries of Cutler Bay. In making the presentation, Steve Zarzecki said […]

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 […]


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