City of South Miami

Mayor & Commissioners
Mayor Philip K. Stoddard, PhD
Vice Mayor Josh Liebman
Commissioner Bob Welsh
Commissioner Valerie Newman
Commissioner Walter A. Harris
City of South Miami City Hall
6130 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143
Tel: (305) 663-6338
Fax: (305) 663-6345

Students get up-close look at moon rocks at St. Thomas Parish School

St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School recently got a special delivery straight from the moon. On loan from NASA for several weeks, lunar rocks and soil samples were delivered in a heavy-duty protective case to Barbara Gosney, STEM teacher at St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School. The STEM program — a nation-wide movement in education to increase […]

Chamber South Business Expo promotes ‘keep it local’ idea

Chamber South is hosting their 15th Annual Chamber South Business Expo on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Datran Center Atrium in Dadeland. Free to the community, this event offers local businesses the opportunity to exhibit and promote their wares while reminding residents to “keep it local” support our community businesses. […]

You’ll have a chance to vote for medical marijuana on November 4th


In spite of years of resistance by the Florida Legislature, it appears that Medical Marijuana is coming to the Sunshine State. You may have been approached by people with clipboards and petitions with increasing frequency on the streets of our state since late last summer. These determined signature gatherers, both volunteer and paid, were able […]

Make having a healthy lifestyle a family affair

Make having a healthy lifestyle a family affair

South Miami Hospital is hosting a free Community Health & Wellness Fair, Saturday, March 8, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., at Palmer Park, located at 6100 SW 67 Avenue, South Miami. The event will offer the whole family the opportunity to connect with health professionals and local resources, take advantage of free health screenings, enjoy live […]

It’s time for the Rotary Art Festival

It’s time for the Rotary Art Festival

The South Miami Rotary Art Festival returns for its 31st year on the weekend of February 22-23, running each day from 10 am to 6 pm. The annual show continues to be one of the most popular and best attended events in the area. “When the festival was started in 1984 by John Sorgie, owner […]

Young artist gives back


Kaley Schwartz, a 17-year-old high school senior at New World School of the Arts, is giving many families in Miami a reason to smile. Kaley combines her artistic talent with her service at Miami Children’s Hospital by drawing portraits of the infants receiving care. In her drawings, she captures their beauty and innocence, without the […]

Looking Younger Dealing with the Shadows

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Facial plastic surgeons like myself, and some of my more experienced colleagues in other cosmetic specialties have come to a new appreciation as to what makes our faces ‘look older.’ The common thought up until the recent past was that it was primarily gravity that caused facial aging (or at least the culprit that could […]



 We are all being bombarded lately with a lot of confusing misinformation about marijuana, as the legalization movement makes its way across the country. This is big business with huge dollars at stake and those that have a vested interest in marijuana legalization would like us all to believe this is good for our communities […]

Frost Music Time students shine at Walt Disney World

Frost Music Time students shine at Walt Disney World

For a third consecutive year, Frost Music Time 6-, 7- and 8-year-old’s have been selected to take center stage at Downtown Disney, making them among the youngest musicians invited to perform by Walt Disney World. It is quite the distinction for the 12 children, their families, Mrs. Alaina Lorenzo, co director, and Dr. Joy Galliford, […]

Golf tournament at Killian Greens celebrates MCS 60th anniversary

Miami Christian School (MCS) (begins celebrating its 60th anniversary year on Mar. 7 with a charity golf tournament at Killian Greens, 9980 SW 104 St. Registration fee is $125 and includes breakfast, steak or chicken lunch, cart fees, goodie bag with collared shirt, cap, golf balls and a chance to win a grand prize. Breakfast […]

Copa Coca-Cola gives teenagers soccer opportunity of a lifetime

Copa Coca-Cola gives teenagers soccer opportunity of a lifetime

As World Cup fever grips soccer fans across the globe, Coca-Cola is bringing its Copa Coca-Cola soccer tournament to Miami. The tournament offers young players the chance to win a trip to the Copa Coca- Cola Soccer Camp during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. “After 16 years of supporting the soccer dreams of […]

Moore appointed president, CEO of Zoological Society of Florida

Moore appointed president, CEO of Zoological Society of Florida

The Zoological Society of Florida recently announced that it has appointed William W. Moore as its president and CEO following an extensive national search led by Witt/Kieffer. Moore joins Zoo Miami and the ZSF at a critical time as it embarks on major capital projects including construction of a new entrance and the “Florida: Mission […]

31st Annual South Miami Rotary Art Festival, Feb. 22-23

31st Annual South Miami Rotary Art Festival, Feb. 22-23

The 31st Annual South Miami Rotary Art Festival just three weeks away. The weekend of Feb. 22-23, Sunset Drive (SW 72nd Street) from US 1 to Red Road (SW 57th Avenue) adjacent to The Shops at Sunset Place will be packed with great arts and crafts, food, entertainment and more. Admission is free admission and […]

Plastic surgery: Buyer beware

Dear Dr. Wolf: I’m one of those people that likes to read evaluations online before I do anything. What do you think about reviewing evaluations about surgeons before having plastic surgery? What would you advise me to look for when looking at these evaluations? Buyer beware, and be very aware! There are many plastic surgeons […]

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  1. Mommy Fitness and Conditioning

    April 13 @ 10:00 am - May 30 @ 5:00 pm
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    April 14 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
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    April 17 @ 8:00 pm - April 19 @ 8:00 pm
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    April 19 @ 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
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