BE THERE, THE FAIR—AND BE ENTERTAINED!

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LIVE Concerts, Equestrian Show, Pig Races, Magic & Much More The Fun Takes Place March 13-30, 2014 Now in its 63rd year, The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition has an amazing entertainment line-up for all ages to enjoy. It includes an acrobatic equestrian show, extreme motorcycle show, a LIVE cow’s exhibit, LIVE music concerts […]

Horse Country Shows Support for Miami-Dade District 10 County Commissioner Javier Souto

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Horse Country residents showed their support for Senator Javier Souto’s reelection bid as Miami-Dade District 10 Commissioner at an event held at Sunrise Equestrian Center on March 15. The amazing state-of-the-art facility coupled with picture-perfect weather set the backdrop for a terrific afternoon. Jorge, Jr. and Diana Valle-Riestra, Priscilla Bake’s Dog Dude Ranch, Raul and […]

St. Brendan varsity cheerleaders repeat as best in Dade County

The varsity cheerleaders from St. Brendan High School competed at the FHSAA Region 4 Competition in the Extra Large Varsity Division on Jan. 25 and walked away as champions for the third consecutive year. The team then went on to compete at the FHSAA State Championships on Jan. 31 and came in runnerup in the […]

Walmart agrees to be presenting sponsor of Zoo Squad characters

Walmart agrees to be presenting sponsor of Zoo Squad characters

Walmart, the Zoological Society of Florida and Zoo Miami have entered into a unique 16-month strategic alliance wherein Walmart will be the presenting sponsor of the current community- and education-focused Zoo Squad mascots at Zoo Miami. The financial specifics of the relationship were not disclosed. This pioneering partnership will manifest itself as “Zoo Miami Zoo Squad […]

FPL volunteers ‘pitch in’ to dress up Kendall club

FPL volunteers ‘pitch in’ to dress up Kendall club

“It looks beautiful,” declared Allison Dye, program director of the Kendall Boys and Girls Club the Monday after more than 100 Florida Power and Light employees completed a one-day paint-and-landscaping project on Friday, Mar. 7. Family and friends of the power company joined the green tee-shirted crew to help spruce up both the exterior and […]

Everyone is a winner with Gr. Kendall Business Assn.

The old adage that “everyone’s a winner” certainly rang true at a recent network luncheon the Greater Kendall Business Association (GKBA) held at Palms Golf and Country Club. As well as providing businesses with an enterprising forum in which to network and build profitable relationships, GKBA’s luncheon gave one lucky member a $2,000 prize, consisting […]

FIU student sacrifices hair for good cause

FIU student sacrifices hair for good cause

Pictured at the recent Relay For Life at Florida International University is Gabriella “Stella” Russotti, a sophomore and Tri Sigma sister, who shaved her head to make other girls feel beautiful. Asked how she felt afterwards, “It’s cold without hair,” she replied.

Recruiter says county needs guardian ad litem volunteers

Recruiter says county needs guardian ad litem volunteers

Noting that 6,000 children and teens up to age 18 live in Miami-Dade County foster homes, Pierre urged an audience of more than 30 to become an appointee of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court program to give abused and homeless children “a second voice” in managing personal affairs. Pierre is one of three recruiting specialists […]

Single-color wall painting debuts along Coral Way

Single-color wall painting debuts along Coral Way

A conglomeration of multi-colored walls along Coral Way now has a new look. Between SW 122nd and 147th avenues, county work crews went to work in February applying a common beige color that erased both mold and eye-sore graffiti from aging wall areas said to be “the worst found in West Kendall” after inspection tours […]

Local high school student publishes her first novel

Local high school student publishes her first novel

Gabriella Francis has experienced the thrill few writers enjoy in a lifetime. For admiring friends on Feb. 23 at Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 2055 Coral Way, Francis happily signed copies of her newly published book, Crestfallen, a fantasy-styled tale of a curious girl named Destiny. According to the copy on the book cover, Destiny […]

COMCAST EXTENDS ITS NATIONAL BROADBAND ADOPTION PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

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 Eligible Miami Dade County Families Can Receive Free Internet Service For Six Months During Special Sign-Up Period Through March 25  Internet Essentials is a broadband adoption program created by Comcast to connect low-income Americans to the power of broadband Internet at home. In just two a half years, the initiative has connected more than 1.2 […]

Library’s Museum Pass Program: Your ticket to arts, entertainment

Miami-Dade Public Library cardholders now have greater access to the arts with the addition of the new Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) to its Museum Pass Program. The Museum Pass Program offers patrons, with a valid library card, free admission to Deering Estate at Cutler, Fruit and Spice Park, HistoryMiami, Miami Children’s Museum, Patricia and […]

The Youth Fair’s Tadpole the Clown to Visit Baptist Children’s Hospital on Mon., March 17th, 10 a.m.

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WHAT: The Youth Fair’s favorite clown, Tadpole, is making the rounds, delivering bright smiles and laughter to the pediatric patients and families at Baptist Children’s Hospital. WHO: Tadpole the clown is always a crowd favorite and has been a part of The Youth Fair’s strolling entertainment for many years. He explores the fairgrounds every day […]

County commissioners need a lesson in finance

R. Kenneth Bluh

What is there not to understand? Moody’s and other credit-rating agencies can make or break a community’s budget when it comes to repaying municipal bond financing. It happened before when Miami-Dade County officials decided to raid the emergency reserve fund to cover expenses that were well known at the time the budget was being drafted. […]


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