Council gives key to the town to the Seferlis family

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, February 29, 2024

     Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid presented a key to the town to Sabrina Seferlis on Feb. 13. She owned Gerardo’s Marketplace on Bull Run Road in Miami Lakes with her late husband Gerardo Seferlis. Sabrina and the couple’s daughter Gabriella kept the business going after Gerardo’s death in 2022 but closed it in December after 25 years in the community. Mourners who attended a celebration of Gerardo’s life...

Town salutes Main Street Players’ 50 year history

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, February 29, 2024

     The Town of Miami Lakes honored the Main Street Players and its half century of producing live theater. Mayor Manny Cid and the town council presented the theater board with a proclamation on Feb. 13 to mark their success in Miami Lakes. Cid called the theater a jewel in the community and praising its award-winning shows, community outreach and work with children. “We stand here very grateful and very proud that we...

County Commissioner Sen. René Garcia meets constituents at BB’s Bakehouse

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, February 29, 2024

      Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sen. René Garcia represents District 13 which includes Miami Lakes. He hosted one of his regular ‘Cafecito con René’ gatherings on Feb. 24 at BB’s Bakehouse on Main Street.       Among Garcia’s constitutents who joined him for coffee and pastries were candidates running in Miami Lakes municipal elections. Former Vice Mayor Nelson Rodriguez...

Town officials address Chamber of Commerce

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, February 29, 2024

     Two council members for the Town of Miami Lakes have a lot in common: As youngsters in Hialeah, they would drive through town and wish they could live here.     They shared their backgrounds and hopes for business development with the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 14.    “I’m basically living the dream,” said Councilman Ray Garcia, who is a health insurance agent and...

Veronica Fabricio serves as a Page at the state Capitol

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, February 29, 2024

     Veronica Fabricio served as a page in the Florida House of Representatives in Tallahassee in February when her father, Fla. Rep. Tom Fabricio, R-Miami Lakes, was working with other elected officials during the legislative session.       Veronica, 11, joined her father during the week of Feb. 12. The sixth grader led the Pledge of Allegiance on Feb. 15, her father said.      The...
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