Miami Lakes Sports Shop shutters after 48 years

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, December 20, 2021

     When Jim and Rosalyn Hamilton opened their Miami Lakes Sports Shop nearly five decades ago, she didn’t know a thing about sports or athletic gear.     “But I learned quickly,” former flight attendant Rosalyn Hamilton, 73, said about the business that she ran with staff for five years.      Jim Hamilton was torn between his full-time sales career with Exxon while working...

Who's Who in Miami Lakes: Jorge Alvarez

Community By Erika Pesantes, Reporter Monday, December 20, 2021

    If you’re opening a new business in Miami Lakes, you’ll likely have Jorge Alvarez on your welcoming committee.       Alvarez, 55, chairs the Town of Miami Lake’s Economic Development Committee.       The group of 14 volunteers tries to connect entrepreneurs with resources to help them launch new businesses and make sure existing ones stay afloat.  ...

Mayor touts town's economic progress at Chamber luncheon

Business By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, December 20, 2021

      During the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce’s final luncheon of the year, Mayor Manny Cid spoke on topics of interest to the business community: The town’s economy, public safety and fostering an environment to grow commercial investment.      “Main Street is back,” Cid said to 60 attendees at Shula’s Hotel & Golf Club on Dec. 8. “Things are happening. The town is...

Restaurants ready to serve Miami Lakers

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, December 13, 2021

Cypress Village Shopping Center Beverly Hills Cafe 7312 Miami Lakes Drive 305-558-8201. Indoor/outdoor dining, take-out, delivery, UberEats. CRUZEIRO Brazilian Steakhouse 7419 Miami Lakes Dr.  305-363-5247 Indoor dining. DiCED  7425 Miami Lakes Drive 305-961-1032, indoor dining, take-out, UberEats, Postmates, DoorDash   Dr. Limon  7341...

Our Neighborhoods: Crescent Pointe

Business 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...
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