Natural Healing Center begins anew after fire

Natural Healing Center begins anew after fire

When the Natural Healing and Massage Center in Cutler Bay moved to a new location in the same shopping center near the end of 2013, with a fresh look and new décor, the business’s future seemed bright. Then two months after reopening, the facility suffered an electrical fire causing smoke damage so severe that it […]

why Smoke When You Can “Vape”

Not just another “vapor” store around the corner. The Vapor Shack has been a hidden secret, in Cutler Bay, for almost a year now. Located tucked away in Cutler Centre, across from BJs on Marlin Road, it truly is a well kept gem. Steven aka “Vapor Steve” and Sheila Gomez bought this existing business in […]

Helen Aguirre Ferré speaks to students at MDC Homestead

Helen Aguirre Ferré speaks to students at MDC Homestead

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, Helen Aguirre Ferré, an award winning journalist and chair of Miami Dade College’s (MDC) District Board of Trustees, spoke to Homestead Campus students recently as part of a forum on “Female Journalists Who Bring Us News and Shape Our Views.” A veteran journalist figure in both English […]

Cutler Bay Spring Festival, Apr. 19, at Pinelands Presbyterian Church

For the past two years, the families of Cutler Bay and the surrounding areas have gathered for the Cutler Bay Spring Festival on Apr. 19, starting at 11 a.m., at Pinelands Presbyterian Church, 10201 Bahia Dr. in Cutler Bay. The event has been a hit for over 1,000 South Florida residents and is the perfect […]

Golf tournament to raise funds to build children’s crisis center

When celebrities like NFL pro athletes Robert Bailey and Adewale Ogunleye hit the links on Apr. 4, they will be swinging with a greater good in mind. The annual celebrity golf tournament raises funds for a variety of programs at Community Health of South Florida Inc. (CHI). “I am so proud to be a part […]

Deering Estate Festival of the Arts focuses on people and environment

Deering Estate Festival of the Arts focuses on people and environment

 Experience, engage and explore the integrated relationship between people and the environment through site specific eco and environmental works in the visual, literary and performing arts during the Deering Estate Festival of the Arts, Apr. 11-13, at the Deering Estate at Cutler. The “In Deep” theme for this year’s festival is designed to immerse the […]

Peter Rodriguez’s Eagle Scout project aids troops overseas

Peter Rodriguez’s Eagle Scout project aids troops overseas

When Cutler Bay resident Peter Rodriguez, 14, of Boy Scout Troop 314 chose something to do for his Eagle Scout Project, rather than perform something local he wanted to boost the morale of American military members overseas. Rodriguez, a student at Coral Reef High, decided to do that by purchasing 900 small flags and recruiting […]

Local playwrights to premiere play about early cast of SNL

Local playwrights to premiere play about early cast of SNL

The drama, excitement and comedy of the original Saturday Night Live cast is coming to a local theater. New Theatre will present Not Ready For Primetime, a new stage show that premieres Mar. 28, 8:30 p.m., at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Set in 1975 to 1980, this new play features the ups and […]

GIANT WALK-THROUGH COLON TO TEACH COLORECTAL AWARENESS

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Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in America among both sexes. In fact, one in twenty people will develop this devastating disease. Community Health of South Florida Inc. (CHI), in collaboration with The American Cancer Society and other key community partners will host a Colorectal Cancer Awareness event on Monday, March […]

My path to better health? A Twinkie may be the answer

My path to better health? A Twinkie may be the answer

One only has to look at me to know that I spend a great deal of time at my local gym. You can tell by the fluorescent light pallor to my skin. I truly spent a great deal of time at the gym but something must be terribly wrong. I began to investigate. The first […]

Caribbean Boulevard undergoes roadway improvement project

Drivers in Cutler Bay, you may have already noticed this, but if not be aware that the Caribbean Boulevard Roadway Improvement Project is underway. It started on March 5th and runs through April 30th, so it’s of relatively short duration! Much quicker than the Old Cutler Road project. Work on Caribbean Boulevard is in the […]

H&R Block Answers Six Essential Tax Questions for First-Time Filers

More than 5 million taxpayers will file their own individual tax return for the first time this tax season and they may not know where to start. Generally, anyone earning income should consider filing a return. However, filing requirements depend on a combination of circumstances, including filing status, income and age. Workers who are not […]

Photographer Danielle Austen’s work on display at Everglades National Park

Photographer Danielle Austen’s work on display at Everglades National Park

Portraits of the Florida Everglades featuring the photographs of artist Danielle Austen continue through Mar. 30 at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery in Everglades National Park. Austen, a 2012 Artist-in-Residency-in-the-Everglades (AIRlE) recipient, is an award-winning documentary fine art photographer from Hillsborough, NJ. Austen’s photographs, a combination of landscape and wildlife, are part of […]

Town hall meeting to help find ‘unclaimed properties’

Town hall meeting to help find ‘unclaimed properties’

An unusual town hall meeting hosted by Seat 2 Councilmember Sue Ellen Loyzelle on Thursday, Mar. 27, will help hundreds of Cutler Bay residents find “hidden treasure.” Loyzelle, working in conjunction with state officials, has identified more than 400 citizens and businesses who have money owed to them of which they are unaware. More than […]