Our Neighborhoods: Miami Lakes Business Park West

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

    Miami Laker Luis Molina has watched Business Park West grow into what it is today: a two-mile stretch on the town’s west side that is home to a wide variety of businesses.       Molina owns Fantasy Designers at 14240 Palmetto Frontage Rd. The company has been in the area for two decades and specializes in producing weddings, parties and big events.       “We really like...

Town council to review Baptist emergency facility

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

     A proposed emergency medical center that would be operated by Baptist Health South Florida is scheduled to be presented to the Miami Lakes town council during its April 12 meeting.      The Graham Companies is seeking approval from the town for the project which would rise on 3 acres at the corner of Northwest 77th Court and Northwest 149th Street.      The health care company would...

Our Neighborhoods: Miami Lakes Business Park West, fifth in a series

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, March 18, 2022

     Where southbound Oak Lane becomes Commerce Way in Miami Lakes Business Park West, a variety of companies are headquartered.       The first stretch of buildings on the west side of Commerce Way includes Gator Investments which manages commercial and residential properties throughout the United States and Puerto Rico; Antigua College International; a dialysis center; pediatric offices and Diamond...

BankUnited names new executive

Business By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, March 18, 2022

     BankUnited has announced that Casey Crist is leading the company’s commercial banking team in Miami-Dade County.      Crist, 31, of Miami, is a senior vice president, it said on Feb. 28.  She will develop and manage the lending, depository and other  banking needs for commercial and industrial clients, the bank said in a press release.   ...

The Bull Pen, a getaway lunch spot in Miami Lakes

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, March 18, 2022

    Stepping into the Bull Pen cafe at the Miami Lakes Golf Course is like taking a mini-vacation.      At what is perhaps Miami Lakes’ best-kept secret, the view is of a majestic row of banyan trees lined up like sentries along the greens, awaiting optimistic golfers.       And everyone is invited.     “It’s not just golfers who come in,” said...
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