37th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     The Aguirre Obando family of Pembroke Pines and Miami Lakes have enjoyed the Main Street Festival of Lights so much that they brought a relative visiting from Costa Rica to the 37th annual event.       “Everything is bigger and nicer [this year],” Estevaly Obando said in Spanish. The family have attended the festival during four previous years and were among those who cheered when Santa...

Wyllie shares plans for new housing, health care, sports

Business By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     Since 1962, The Graham Companies has followed a master plan for the development of its dairy farm into the Town of Miami Lakes.     “It’s kind of unusual for a developer to come up with a plan and stay true to it for all of these years,” Stuart Wyllie, president and chief executive officer of The Graham Companies told the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce at their Nov. 16 luncheon. ...

Town announces Best of Miami Lakes award winners

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Sunday, November 27, 2022

     The Town of Miami Lakes announced the Best of Miami Lakes award winners for 2022, voters’ favorite places to meet, dine and get personal or health care services. Best CafĂ©/Cup of Coffee:  Casavana Cuban Cuisine 16435 NW 67th Ave., Miami Lakes, FL 33014 Best Lunch spot: NQC,  6189 Miami Lakes Drive, Miami Lakes, FL 33014 Best Dinner Restaurant: Korner67, 6769 Main St., Miami Lakes, FL...

Business Expo draws 100s of visitors

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, November 17, 2022

   The Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce hosted the 22nd Annual Business Expo at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main on Nov. 3.       Sixty businesses presented their services in the hotel’s Grand Slam ballroom to about 600 spectators, said Fred Senra, president of the chamber.       Exhibitors included  local restaurants; insurance agents; banks; gyms and estheticians, mortgage...

Our Neighborhoods: Villaggio in the Lakes

Business By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, November 16, 2022

    Villaggio in the Lakes is an attractive office complex you can’t miss as you travel along Northwest 151st Street on the east side of Miami Lakes.       Two buildings, each with three stories, house 30 businesses: Attorneys; accountants; medical services and tutoring among the variety of firms found there.      Attorney Joshua J. Hertz moved across town into 5803 NW 151st St. earlier...
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