Tickets available for Food & Wine Fest

Do you want to support a worthy cause and have fun, too? The Third Annual Miami Lakes Food & Wine Festival is on Feb. 29, and there are still tickets available. The event benefits the Miami Lakes Town Foundation, which awards grants to education, cultural and beautifcation...

A sweet taste from Brazil comes to Main Street

A sweet taste from Brazil comes to Main Street
Brigadeiros Boutique should post a warning to customers: Enjoying their sinfully good, handmade fine chocolates and cakes will require a confession to one’s personal trainer. The shop on...

Dealership becomes toyland

Dealership becomes toyland
Miami Lakes AutoMall was transformed into a toyland this Christmas season when the dealership’s 18th annual toy drive collected 900 gifts for kids. The presents were given to Senior Pastor...

Diabetes workshop Jan. 18

A workshop about diabetes and healthy eating will be held Jan. 18 at Mary Collins Community Center. The event begins at 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Town of Miami Lakes and its Elderly Affairs Committee, speakers will describe healthy food habits for all seniors, including...

January Programs at the Library in Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes Branch Library 6699 Windmill Gate Rd. Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014 305-822-6520 Monday, Jan. 13: Community outreach with staff from Fla. Sen. Manny Diaz, Jr.’s office, 2 p.m - 3 p.m. For Children & Families Crafty Little Fingers Tuesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 21 and...

Town executives recognized for financial reporting

Town executives recognized for financial reporting
For the eighth year in a row, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awarded the town of Miami Lakes a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial...

Coffee with a cop

Miami-Dade Police and the town of Miami Lakes are inviting residents join Major Javier Ruiz and neighborhood resource officers for coversation while enjoying a cup of coffee. The quarterly meeting with residents is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 8:30 a.m. at Starbucks, 8012 NW...

Amerant banks on Miami Lakes

Amerant banks on Miami Lakes
Amerant Bank executives cut a ribbon on Dec. 11 to celebrate the opening of their Miami Lakes branch, at 15151 NW 67th Ave. Left to right: Laura Trosclair, Amerant Bank executive vice president,...

‘Best of Miami Lakes’ winners revealed

‘Best of Miami Lakes’ winners revealed
The 3rd Annual “Best of Miami Lakes Awards” winners include familiar merchants chosen by voters as well as some newbusinesses in town.The Town of Miami Lakes and its EconomicDevelopmentCommittee...

December Programs at the Library

Miami LakesBranch Library6699 Windmill Gate Rd.Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014305-822-6520Movies for Kids*Wednesdays, Dec. 18, 24Dec. 18 “The Grinch” (PG)3 p.m. -5 p.m.Dec. 24Holiday movie marathon.10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing For ToddlersIn English and Spanish/en...

Libations in the Lakes

Libations in the Lakes
This holiday season calls for a crisp and refreshing cocktail.Your guests will be delighted with this unique drink which features just three ingredients and is prepared in a few easy steps.--Wet...

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go
This exercise is called The Dead Bug, because when you’re in the peak pose, you’ll resemble a deceased insect with limbs pointing skyward.--Lie on the floor, bend your left leg at 90 degrees and...

BankUnited executive wins award

BankUnited executive wins award
Julio Jogaib, chief information officer at BankUnited in Miami Lakes, was named Financial Innovator of the Year.The recognition came Nov. 14 during an industry conference held at the Biltmore...

35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season

35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season
Families wearing Christmas T-shirts and sweaters filled downtown Miami Lakes to celebrate Small Business Saturday and enjoy the 35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights. The crowd gathered...

Senra shares legacy of Cuban music

Senra shares legacy of Cuban music
How long does the love between a father and son last? For Fred Senra and his late father Fernando Senra, those feelings spanned three quarters of a century. And now the bond between the...

December Programs at the Library in Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes Branch Library 6699 Windmill Gate Rd. Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014 305-822-6520 Through Dec. 6, drop off new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages, part of Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s toy drive. For teens, consider gift cards from bookstores,...

Town classes in December

Youth Classes Archery Juniors ($) Ages 7-10 Mondays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. MLOP Ballet 1 Ages 5-7 Mondays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. MCCC Ballet 2 Ages 7-9 Mondays 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m. MCCC Ballet 3 Ages 9-11 Wednesdays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. MCCC Ballet 4 Ages...

Shula’s Steak House celebrates 30 years of fine dining, sports history

Shula’s Steak House celebrates 30 years of fine dining, sports history
    In the late 1980s, legendary NFL coach Don Shula posed for photographers while standing next to a Graham Angus bull at the golf course in Miami Lakes.     Shula was also...

Business leader receives award

Business leader receives award
   Who doesn’t know Magaly Rubio?     If you belong to the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce, bought a house or worship at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, chances...

Festival of Lights set for Nov. 30

    Kick off the holiday season with two great holiday traditions: the 35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights in Miami Lakes, and Small Business Saturday.     Both events happen during the same weekend after Thanksgiving, on Saturday, Nov....

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