Gators support Giving Gators

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, December 1, 2022

     Members of the Barbara Goleman Senior High School National Honor Society collected travel-size toiletries in November for 200 care packages, on behalf of children whose housing is unstable. The non-profit organization Giving Gators will distribute the packages to students participating in Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Project UP-START.       Shown in the photo from left are...

Community Calendar through Dec. 19

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, December 1, 2022

Dec. 3 Mrs. Claus Book Reading. The Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee is bringing Mrs. Claus to the Main Street Players Theater for a fun holiday storytime. Main Street Playhouse, 6812 Main St. 12 p.m. Free.  Dec. 9 Senior Bingo Luncheon. Join the Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee for its monthly bingo game. Enjoy lunch and an opportunity to win prizes at this fun event for residents 60+. Roberto...

Town Topics: Main Street business owners, what are your plans for the holidays?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, December 1, 2022

Danny Nieves  Board Vice President, Main Street Players Board,  Aventura     “Thanksgiving, I’m going to spend it with my nuclear family, my mom, my sisters and my dad,” Danny Nieves said. “During Christmas and the New Year, I’m going to L.A. to visit a buddy of mine who lives out there. This is the first year since 2019 that I’m traveling during the...

Latin American Grill recovers after kitchen fire

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

      A caller woke Reny Gonzalez at 3:30 a.m. with bad news: There had been a fire at his Latin American Grill in Miami Lakes.      “Part of the kitchen, the cook line, is destroyed,” Gonzalez said two days after the Nov. 19 blaze that fire inspectors told him started in the fryer.       The fire scarred the inside of the property, displaced his 40-member staff and left...

Pets of Miami Lakes

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

    If you live in downtown Miami Lakes, chances are you’ve seen Dixie as she takes in the sights from her perch in the basket on Chris Conte’s bicycle.     An adorable mix of breeds, the 15-year-old girl is doted upon by the Conte family:  Michael and Deedee and their adult children, Carly and Chris.      “I got her as a puppy from the pound in Broward County,” Chris...
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