Residents face 'sticker shock' on cost of underground power lines

  After Hurricane Irma left a trail of damages in South Florida, Miami Lakes residents living in Lake Patricia and Lake Katharine were without power for 10 days since their neighborhoods have overhead power lines. They turned to the town’s elected voices about burying the ...

Dieguez wins unopposed; 4 run for 2 council seats

Dieguez wins unopposed; 4 run for 2 council seats
   One political neophyte seeking a seat on the Miami Lakes Town Council ran unopposed, while two other novices face off against two candidates who ran for office during the last two ...

Roberto Alonso Jr. receives appointment to serve on Miami-Dade Planning and Zoning Board

  Miami Lakes resident Roberto Alonso Jr. has been appointed by Miami-Dade County Commission chairman Esteban Bovo Jr. to serve as his representative on the Miami-Dade County Planning and Zoning Board. Alonso has been a lifetime resident of Miami Lakes and is the son of ...

New Town Center Parking Garage opens Aug. 16

New Town Center Parking Garage opens Aug. 16
    As of Thursday, August 16, Miami Lakes Town Center has a new parking option for visitors and residents to Main Street and downtown Miami Lakes. The Graham Companies announced the ...

Reading of original play A Life Worth Saving on August 17-18

  Main Street Players (MSP) presents a reading of “A Life Worth Saving,” an original play by Robert Coppel, the troupe’s retiring artistic director. The reading will run Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18 at 8 p.m. It’s a hot summer day on Miami ...

Public Safety Committee hosts C.E.R.T. training and certification

Public Safety Committee hosts C.E.R.T. training and certification
  Miami Lakes Public Safety Committee (PSC), in partnership with the Miami-Dade County Emergency Management Department, will be providing a Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.RT.) ...

Variety of activities for Town's Senior citizens scheduled for August

  Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee  (EAC) will host several more fun and exciting events for seniors in August. Lunch Bunch and Bingo – Socialize and make new friends while having fun and enjoying free nutritious lunches provided by Giardino Gourmet Salads. The ...

Humans of Miami Lakes: Nat Farber

Humans of Miami Lakes: Nat Farber
  Nat Farber has watched Miami Lakes blossom for the past 30 years. From the very beginning, she knew this town was special, and throughout all its changes she happily says, “It still ...

Giving Gators welcomed Dr. Manuel Sanchez III as new Goleman principal

Giving Gators welcomed Dr. Manuel Sanchez III as new Goleman principal
  On Tuesday, August 8, the Giving Gators non-profit organization, welcomed the new principal Dr. Manuel Sanchez III and new assistant principal Nora Bueno to Barbara Goleman Senior High ...

Coca-Cola Scholars scholarships available for 2018-2019 grads

  Local high school seniors seeking financial assistance for college can apply for the Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship, as the company is offering $20,000 to 150 recipients chosen for the award. Students who will be graduating during the 2018-2019 school year can apply for ...

Future Force Personnel is honored

  Future Force Personnel Services (Future Force), located in the Miami Lakes Commerce Center at 15800 N.W. 57 Avenue, recently earned the Safety Standard of Excellence Mark.  The Safety Standard of Excellence program, developed by the American Staffing Association and the ...

Residents pack Town Hall with blasting concerns

  In 2000, the state stripped Miami-Dade County of its power to regulate the rock mining industry’s blasting near Miami Lakes, Palm Springs North, Miramar and Southwest Ranches in Broward County.  As a result, city officials and residents felt helpless as the blasting ...

Theatre Review: MSP's Five Women Wearing the Same Dress

Theatre Review: MSP's Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
  Main Street Players (MSP) located at 6766 Main Street, presents Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, running from now until August 12. The play is set in the bright pink childhood bedroom of ...

Hotel Indigo-Miami Lakes hosts Canine Film Festival

Hotel Indigo-Miami Lakes hosts Canine Film Festival
  Hotel Indigo-Miami Lakes hosted the 2nd Annual Canine Film Festival Weekend on July 14-15. The weekend kicked off on Saturday where dog lovers walked the red carpet and watched movies with ...

2019 Food & Wine Festival tickets now on sale online

  Tickets for the Miami Lakes Food & Wine Festival are now available for purchase on Eventbrite.com. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Miami Lakes Optimist Park. The event will feature fine food, wine, and specialty beer provided by local restaurants and ...

Business Tax renewal time

  The renewal period for the annual Miami Lakes Business Tax Receipt (BTR) has begun. In the Town’s continuing effort to assist the growing business community, it has created a “How To” video that provides business owners with the quick and easy steps to make ...

Remedy's Nutrition to open in Cypress Village Shopping Center

Remedy's Nutrition to open in Cypress Village Shopping Center
  It’s so recurrent. If there’s a medication for one thing, it can start a chain reaction that will cause something else that wasn’t there before. A medication that can ...

JetStream Federal hosts Future Bankers' interns

JetStream Federal hosts Future Bankers' interns
  JetStream Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Miami Lakes, welcomed three high school students from the Future Bankers’ Camp program for he 2018 summer season. “The ...

Humans of Miami Lakes: Nilo Ventura Sr.

Humans of Miami Lakes: Nilo Ventura Sr.
  Originally from Cuba, Nilo Ventura Sr. moved to New Jersey, then Palm Springs North and eventually made his way to Miami Lakes in 1977 with his wife Honorinda and two kids, Nilo Jr. and ...

Miami Lakes goes 'wild' with education figurines by Safari LTD.

Miami Lakes goes 'wild' with education figurines by Safari LTD.
  Located at 5960 Miami Lakes Drive, Safari LTD. has been a family-owned toy company since 1982. Beginning with Bernard and Rosemarie Rubel, Safari was founded on the principal of providing ...

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