The Main Street Merchants Association, along with sponsors, community organizations, restaurants, arts and crafts vendors, and local businesses, are preparing for the 8th Annual Taste of Miami Lakes Festival on Main Street from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 28. Admission is free. With over 60 vendors lining Main Street from Bull Run Road to N.W.. 67 Avenue, the Main Street event will feature activities including showcases...
  Miami Lakes-based JetStream Federal Credit Union announced its newest service for members – Mobile Remote Deposit. The added technology allows members to upload a photo of a check from a smartphone device and directly deposit the money into their savings or checking account. Mobile Remote Deposit gives JetStream members the convenience of making deposits day or night, from virtually any location, giving users faster access to...

Cupcake Wars contestant, Letty Alvarez, opens L.A. Sweets on Main Street

Community By R.A. Romero Thursday, February 5, 2015

A corner shop with a view of the grand oak tree in Main Street is now home to L.A. Sweets, a shop with a story as sweet as its cupcakes. Letty Alvarez was living in Virginia with her husband Eddie Dominguez and their five children when news came of her father’s cancer in the form of an inoperable brain tumor. Alvarez and her family made the move back to their roots in South Florida to look after her father until his passing. Alvarez,...
  Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board announced it is accepting applications for the Miami Lakes Future Leaders Scholarship presented by The Graham Companies. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Miami Lakes. All applications must be received by March 30 and will be forwarded to the Education Advisory Board for their selection of the two winners. The Mayor, Town Council and a...

Chamber luncheon focuses on Heart Awareness

Business Wednesday, February 4, 2015

    Dr. Enrique Gongora is the guest speaker for the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce’s monthly membership luncheon, which is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 11, at Don Shula’s Hotel Grand Ballroom.  Gongora is a board-certified cardiac surgeon. In tribute to February as Heart Awareness Month, his topic will focus on “Keeping Our Hearts Healthy!”  Gongora earned his medical degree...
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