Our Neighborhoods: The Lower East Side, cont’d.

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 4, 2023

     Our exploration of the lower east side of Miami Lakes takes us along Northwest 142nd Street where we encounter Northwest 58th Court.      It’s home to a variety of businesses in warehouse buildings that are owned by The Graham Companies and were built in the late 1960s.       The Protective Group, in Miami Lakes for 20 years, was named 2022 Town of Miami Lakes Business of the...

The art of maternity in Miami Lakes

Business By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 3, 2023

    From a Miami Lakes office park springs great beauty: Pregnant women in full bloom, dressed in flowing, bejeweled gowns rented by Maternity Magical Moments.     Business owner Leidy Alvarez wants women to feel their most beautiful in photographs that become keepsakes of their maternity journeys.      “Not every client wants to look the same,” Alvarez, 27, said in...

Our Neighborhoods: The Lower East Side, cont'd.

Business By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, April 19, 2023

     As you follow tree-lined Northwest 60th Avenue south from Miami Lakes Drive, there are three large buildings that house national and international companies in the southwest corner of Miami Lakes.       National Molding, at 14429 NW 60th Ave., specializes in injection molding for a variety of industries.       “The company has been [in Miami Lakes] for over 40...

Earthy Earth Gems moves from Farmer’s Market to Main Street

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, April 19, 2023

    Visitors to the Miami Lakes Farmer’s Market have likely noticed the creations of Gianella Cosio.     The owner of Earthy Earth Gems, Cosio, 25, makes jewelry and home accessories using colorful crystals.      In March, she opened her own retail space at 6809 Main St.      Selling at the market on Saturdays gave the Kendall resident the experience and confidence that she...

A 40-year tradition of service at Snow’s Jewelers

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, April 19, 2023

     A faded framed newspaper photo that hangs in Snow’s Jewelers shows a smiling family -- Edward and Ida Snow and their son Gary -- as they sign a lease to become the first tenants on Main Street in Miami Lakes.      That was in 1983.       “This was just getting going,” Gary Snow, 74, said about downtown Miami Lakes.       He recalled how...
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