War on SW 72nd Ave: Can’t anyone help these neighbors?

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I heard there is a small war going on in Palmetto Bay, right on SW 72nd Avenue, and it would be a doggone shame if the residents can’t manage to work things out. There are lots of rumors, lots of accusations, lots of unleashed anger out there. Some folks are snarling mad, and this could […]

Mayor receives award for villae’s parks programs

Mayor receives award for villae’s parks programs

Palmetto Bay Mayor Shelley Stanczyk received the prestigious William Lyman Phillips Award on Apr. 4 from the Miami- Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department in a ceremony conducted at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden during the Great Park Summit-2014. The award is presented “for excellence in park, recreation and conservation open space planning and […]

Village to celebrate this year’s ‘Earth Week’ on Apr. 21 to 26

Village to celebrate this year’s ‘Earth Week’ on Apr. 21 to 26

Once again Palmetto Bay is celebrating not just Earth Day, but Earth Week, with a range of events taking place from Apr. 21 to 26. Village officials will be visiting all local area elementary schools Apr. 21 through 23 to release thousands of ladybugs in the school gardens. Ladybug releases are always a big hit […]

Linda M. Robinson wins two prestigious awards

Linda M. Robinson wins two prestigious awards

Palmetto Bay’s former vice mayor Linda M. Robinson celebrated Women’s History Month by receiving two significant awards in the month of March. First, on Mar. 2 she was recognized with a “Women of Impact” Award. Then, on Mar. 13 she was honored with the Mayor’s Pioneer Award during the “In the Company of Women” reception. […]

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 […]

You can help ‘Pick the Flick’ for the next Movie Night

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Palmetto Bay “Pick the Flick” As part of their Earth Week Celebration taking place during April 21-26 the village is conducting a survey for residents to help “Pick the Flick” (the movie, that is) that will show during their April 25 Movie Night at Coral Reef Park. The movie choices are: “Cloudy with a Chance […]

Gymboree Play and Music celebrates 30 years in S. Fla. with new location

Gymboree Play and Music celebrates 30 years in S. Fla. with new location

When Gymboree Play and Music’s Coni Ensor Goudi was unable to find somewhere in South Florida for her and her then 18-month-old daughter to spend time with other moms and kids her age in the early 1980s, she saw its absence for what it was — an opportunity. “My husband had seen an article about […]

‘Downtown Experience’ attracts many residents, business people

‘Downtown Experience’ attracts many residents, business people

Palmetto Bay’s “Downtown Experience,” an event hosted by the village and the Downtown Redevelopment Task Force (DRTF) on Friday, Mar. 14, drew a crowd of residents and business people, most of whom were “new faces” who normally don’t attend regular monthly meetings. Featuring a brief panel discussion, food provided by 18 restaurants, live music, prizes […]

Deering Estate Festival of the Arts focuses on people and environment

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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 […]

Officer Alejandro Rodriguez honored for 30 years service

Officer Alejandro Rodriguez honored for 30 years service

At the March 3rd Village Council Meeting a special moment came at the beginning of the session when Officer Alejandro Rodriguez, who serves in the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit, was recognized for 30 years of service with the Miami-Dade Police Department. Village Police Commander Greg Truitt presented Officer Rodriguez with a certificate honoring the achievement […]

The Youth Fair’s Tadpole the Clown to Visit Holtz Children’s Hospital on Mon., March 24th, 10 a.m.

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 WHAT: The Youth Fair’s favorite clown, Tadpole, will bring smiles and laughter to the pediatric patients and families at Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. 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 Bank On Yourself Revolution

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 Attend a FREE Financial Security Seminar Join the ‘Revolution’ for a lifetime of financial security!! We believe everyone should at least know about how The Bank On Yourself® concept can bring you a lifetime of financial security based on the New York Times best-selling book.  Presented by Marilyn Blosser, the most experienced Bank On Yourself expert in Miami-Dade.  […]

Gulliver announces nominations for 2014 Silver Knight Awards

Gulliver Preparatory School has announced its nominees for this year’s Miami Herald Silver Knight Awards. All the nominees are high school seniors at Gulliver with a minimum 3.2 GPA. They are: Art, Nicole Rubin; Athletics, Patricio Hernandez-Ysasi; General Scholarship, Sharon Peng; Music and Dance, Elizabeth Evans; Science, Daniela Rodriguez-Firmani, and Social Science, Michael Lefkowitz. “Gulliver […]

Conchita Espinosa students accepted in prestigious summer ballet programs

Conchita Espinosa students accepted in prestigious summer ballet programs

Conchita Espinosa Academy and Conservatory of the Arts has announced that pictured ballet students were accepted into prestigious summer programs this year. Pictured (l-r) are Nicole Perez (grade 7), Miami City Ballet; Christine Arguelles (grade 8), Miami City Ballet; Isabella Gomez (grade 7), Orlando Ballet; Valentina Rodriguez (grade 7), Boston Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Miami […]