Our Neighborhoods: Crescent Pointe

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 1, 2021

     One recent Sunday afternoon, Katherine Dias of Hialeah brought take-out from Bolay Kitchen to her car for the drive home.      “Me and my mom and my family like to eat here,” Dias said of the restaurant, one of several in the  Crescent Pointe retail and office complex in Miami Lakes.      She said the busy parking lots in the front and back of the building at 15121 NW...

Mayor's Gala funds Special Needs Committee

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    The 2021 Mayor’s Gala held on Sept. 25 to benefit the Miami Lakes Special Needs Advisory Board raised $24,503. A check was presented during the Nov. 9 town council meeting.  It was Mayor Manny Cid’s third gala, and was produced by Joseph Sosa, assistant to the mayor.      The Special Needs Advisory Board provides services to the community and makes recommendations to town government and police...

Scooters zoom about Miami Lakes

Community By Ana Demendoza, Reporter Wednesday, December 1, 2021

     On a recent weeknight,  four friends rode around the parking lots behind New Barn Road in Miami Lakes astride sleek black Wheels scooters while playing music from their respective cell phones.      “We’ve been having a blast,” Helen Santos, 18, of Miami Lakes said.       The electric rides became available for rent in town on Oct. 30 through the Wheels app,...

Advertiser Spotlight: LeaseFlorida

Business By Erika Pesantes, reporter Wednesday, December 1, 2021

     LeaseFlorida is a Miami Lakes-based real estate investment firm that owns, leases and manages commercial and residential properties throughout South Florida.       The company is owned by Alan Waserstein, of Miami Beach, and was established in Miami Lakes nearly 25 years ago, he said.      “I thought it was a great area, which was very centralized to all the highways,”...

Upcoming events in December in Miami Lakes

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    Mark your calendars for  these events that are happening in Miami Lakes in December: Dec. 4   Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Miami Lakes Optimist Park Clubhouse, 6411 NW 162nd St., Miami Lakes. 7 p.m. Dec. 5  Mrs. Claus Book Reading. Town Hall, 6601 Main St., Miami Lakes. 1:30 p.m. Register at www.toml.eventbrite.com. Dec. 8  Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Miami...
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