The Little Farm egg hunts, Apr. 19 to benefit charity

The Little Farm egg hunts, Apr. 19 to benefit charity

The Little Farm will have its annual egg hunt on Saturday, Apr. 19, with two-hour sessions that begin at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4:30 p.m. at the farm, 13401 SW 224 St. Activities in each of these sessions will include a petting farm, tour, pony rides, and goat milking, capped off by […]

O, Miami Poetry Festival continues through April

O, Miami Poetry Festival continues through April

The O, Miami Poetry Festival has returned for the third time this April for a new round of events and projects that attempt to deliver a poem to all 2.6 million- plus residents of Miami-Dade County. Both a celebration of contemporary poetry and an experimental project to turn a metropolitan area into a canvas for […]

Hospital begins series of Military Family Dinners

West Kendall families of the U.S. military are becoming acquainted, exchanging recollections and ideas to support service personnel, thanks to a new community program hosted by West Kendall Baptist Hospital. The “Military Family Appreciation Dinners” take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Bamboo Café of the […]

CAC gets impromptu updates when speaker doesn’t show

CAC gets impromptu updates when speaker doesn’t show

What happens at a community meeting when the speaker fails to show? “You improvise,” chuckled chair James Blough, now in his third year arranging programs for Miami-Dade Police Hammocks District Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). Like his counterpart, Barry White who chairs the Kendall District CAC, both often call upon police officers, attending county officials or […]

Memorabilia, historic clips cover doctor’s office walls

Memorabilia, historic clips cover doctor’s office walls

Doctors’ office walls most often display multiple diplomas, side-by-side with foreboding charts of the human anatomy. Not so for Dr. Joaquin Fernandez, 46, a Miami podiatrist and surgeon whose inherent love of history transcends what patients may expect of idle conversations that occur during treatments. “Life is where it takes you,” he laughs when asked […]

Birdman cometh to town


There he was strutting across the street making his way into Starbucks on Sunset Drive. The sun was shining and the air was still crisp on Sunday morning, when this very big dude with his own special hairdo and tattoos everywhere didn’t even look around, not even to see if the ten plus people who […]

Where might you buy medical marijuana in Florida?


You can soon buy medical marijuana in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington State. That is, once their legislatures figure out who is going to be authorized to buy and who will be […]

Filling in a fit face


  Dear Dr. Wolf: I want to know if I’m too young to use any of the noninvasive injectable products. I am 23 years old and I love to work out. My body looks great but my face is starting to sag and I look like I’ve lost too much weight. What do you suggest? […]

Kendall Hosts Two Miami-Dade Leaders, Incorporation Study Begins – in 24 Hours!

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  It wasn’t planned that way. But all within a 24 hours, Apr. 23-24, Kendall will: • Organize its first incorporation study in 10 years; • Get an update on Miami-Dade schools from Schools Supt. Albert Carvalho; • Hear a Kendall progress report from Mayor Carlos Gimenez.   6 p.m., Apr. 23: WK MAC Study […]

Home Depot celebrates start of spring with garden party

Home Depot celebrates start of spring with garden party

To celebrate the first day of spring, well known chefs and garden experts recently hosted a spring Garden Party at a local Home Depot store, 11905 SW 152 St. in Deerwood. Attendees created their own herb garden projects, sampled garden-fresh dishes by famous chef Amy Pennington, received expert advice on successful Miami gardening and learned […]

West Kendall MAC to begin incorporation study Apr. 23

A study to determine the potential of incorporating a section of West Kendall will begin with a newly appointed Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC) meeting on Wednesday, Apr. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Kendale Lakes Branch Library, 15205 SW 88th St. The initial session for seven resident members appointed by District 10 Commissioner Juan […]

Winner announced in iPad giveaway

Winner announced in iPad giveaway

Congratulations to our iPad giveaway winner, Kristy Martinez, RN, from West Kendall Baptist Hospital. Kristy received a new iPad Mini and was ecstatic about it. “I have never won anything before,” Kristy said. Also pictured is Michael Raley, CEO of Baptist Health South Florida Credit Union. A special thank you to Baptist Health South Florida […]

Pumpkin digs new facilities at W.Kendall Dog Park

Pumpkin digs new facilities at W.Kendall Dog Park

Pumpkin and a pair of his busy paws just couldn’t wait. As Miami-Dade Commissioner Juan C. Zapata, county officials and photographers gathered, the eager 4-year-old golden retriever dragged owner, Parks construction manager Jay Forni, to a makeshift sand pile, readied to mark a parking lot expansion at the West Kendall Dog Park during an Apr. […]

Miami-Dade Transit finalizing new Park and Ride lot plans

A Park and Ride lot under FPL transmission lines along SW 127th Avenue to serve Kendall Drive bus routes is due for development before the end of the year. The “project is moving forward” with a signed agreement between Miami- Dade Transit and Florida Power & Light Company being prepared for county commission approval in […]

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