Alvaro Hernandez, Unincorporated Miami-Dade County,  Retired       “Patriotism is the honor and dignity that a person has towards a country that has opened the doors to lots of immigrants,” Alvaro Hernandez said in Spanish.  “I’m an immigrant and I have honor for this country I served [in the military]. Not once has it abandoned me in the years...

Scene Around Town: Miami Lakers’ Views

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 30, 2022

Lake Martha resident Jorge E. Garcia, 83, was driving home from Publix on June 15 when he was struck by how the light, which he said was “kind of foggy,” was reflected upon the water near Dade Pine Avenue and Queen Palm Terrace in Miami Lakes.   Garcia said he stopped and used “my old Apple smart cellphone,” without a filter, to take the picture. If you’d like your photos of favorite places around town to...

Our Neighborhoods: Miami Lakes Upper East Side

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

     This is the third story in an ongoing series on the Upper East Side neighborhood.     Traveling south through Miami Lakes’ upper east side neighborhood, there are several blocks of relatively new office spaces and two sets of warehouses. The businesses along Northwest 59 Avenue near Northwest 164 Street have views of Lake Ruth.       The mix of companies include Educational...

Athletic fields closed until mid-August

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

     Residents who wish to use the athletic fields at Royal Oaks Park, 16500 NW 87 Ave., or Miami Lakes Optimist Park, 6411 NW 162 St., will have to wait until Aug. 15.       The Town of Miami Lakes closed areas in both parks on June 30 so that maintenance could be performed.       Residents may still use the lower bowls at Royal Oaks Park or the green spaces north of the basketball...

Council approves golf course plan

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 30, 2022

    The Miami Lakes town council has approved the $110 million plan for The Residences & Shops on NINE, a project at the landmark Miami Lakes Golf Course.      The golf course will remain open for play during construction.      Demolition of the shuttered Miami Lakes Hotel and Golf site (formerly Hotel Indigo), Shula’s Steak House and the clubhouse at Miami Lakes Drive and Northwest...
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