Miami Lakes Sports Shop marks half-century in business

Featured By David Snelling, Reporter Wednesday, January 13, 2021

A family-owned business that survived threats to its bottom line from Hurricane Andrew and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is celebrating its 48th anniversary this year. The Miami Lakes Sports Shop has served two generations of athletes by...

Thursday: BankUnited Webinar on Economic Outlook

Business By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, January 20, 2021

BankUnited will present a free virtual webinar for business owners on Thursday, Jan. 21. The topic for the Miami Lakes-based bank presentation is the 2021 economic outlook for the United States, Latin America and elsewhere in the...

Free popcorn at CMX Cinemas Miami Lakes 17 today!

Business Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Not only are tickets discounted on Tuesdays at CMX Cinemas Miami Lakes 17 but it's also National Popcorn Day! The Jan. 19 promotion is valid one per person, all day. With the purchase of any food or beverage item, guests will receive a free...

Who’s Who in Miami Lakes: Dottie Wix

Community By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Thursday, January 14, 2021

Dottie Wix, 79, lives in Miami Lakes and is the volunteer chair of the town’s Elderly Affairs Committee. She is single.Q: Where are you from, and what was your career? A: I was born in Miami, Florida. I did not attend college, just high school,...

Coming soon to West Lake: A denser tree canopy

Community Thursday, January 14, 2021

A Miami-Dade County matching grant will help fund the planting of more than 180 trees to the West Lake neighborhood in Miami Lakes, the town said. The $46,031 grant comes from the Neat Streets Miami program. The neighborhood will see new...

Young composer wins state music contest

Education By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, January 14, 2021

     Christopher Artau blew away the competition when he won the 2020-2021Florida Bandmasters Association Composition Contest in December.     Christopher, a sophomore at Mater Academy Charter Middle/High School in Hialeah Gardens, plays the...

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