2023 Chamber Expo draws crowd

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Saturday, November 18, 2023

The Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerece held its annual Business Expo on Nov. 2 at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main.   Representing the breadth of industries in the area were three colleges; seven community service groups; three non-profits; eight restaurants, suppliers and caterers; banks, credit unions and real estate companies; insurance firms; health clubs and medical providers.  In total 40 businesses gathered in the...

Town Topics: What dish will you bring to Thanksgiving?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, November 17, 2023

Stefan Valdes Co-Owner, The Movement Lab Miami Lakes      “I’m bringing wine, because it’s time to let loose and enjoy yourself,” Stefan Valdes said. “I’m in charge of [it].” Dallas Gory  Retired real estate agent and mortgage broker; Vice President, The Zonta Club of Miami Lakes Miami Lakes      “I normally...

Sea Scouts finish 3rd in their first regatta

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, November 17, 2023

     Eight sailors from Sea Scouts Ship 144 competed in the Shake-A-Leg Miami Columbus Day Regatta.      The teams sailed on two Freedom class ships in Biscayne Bay off the coast of Coconut Grove, said Sean Schwinghammer, a mate with the scouts who are based in Miami Lakes.       One scout sailboat, the crew of ship #7 known as the Hammer Heads, sailed to a 3rd place finish in their...

Holiday Lights community bike ride around Miami Lakes set for Dec. 2

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, November 17, 2023

     Celebrate the holiday season with the Miami Lakes Neighborhood Improvement Committee with a group bicycle ride through town on Dec. 2.      Register at Town Hall at 5:30 p.m. before the approximately 10-mile ride leaves at 6 p.m. Festive attire and bicycles decorated with dazzling lights, tinsel and ornaments are welcome. Riders may also register for the free ride at TOML.Eventbrite.com. 

44th Annual Veterans Day Parade

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, November 16, 2023

On Nov. 5 Miami Lakers enjoyed the 44th annual Veterans Parade through the center of town. 

There were 78 different groups that marched from all over of Miami-Dade County that included school bands, dance groups and civic organizations. 

Veterans marched along the one mile route through the center of town followed by lunch catered by Mission BBQ of Weston for the veterans.