Miami Lakes to regulate short-term vacation rentals

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

Miami Lakes homeowners who want to lease their properties as short-term vacation rentals may have to comply with a new town law. Officials have held workshops to hammer out an ordinance which the Planning and Zoning Board approved Oct. 5. It...

Giving Gators hosts Thanksgiving food drive

Community Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The Giving Gators charitable organization is collecting canned goods to help complete family meal boxes which will be distributed before Thanksgiving. Donations may be taken to the Mayor’s Cafe, 15478 NW 77th Ct. in Miami...

Advertiser Spotlight: JetStream Federal Credit Union

Business By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Wednesday, October 13, 2021

JetStream Federal Credit Union is a 73-year-old non-profit, cooperative financial institution that has served members in Miami Lakes for more than two decades. Among its member-owners are those who live, work, worship, attend school, or have a...

Who’s Who in Miami Lakes: Gloria M. Garcia

Community By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Gloria M. Garcia, 47, is an attorney in Miami Lakes who practices workers compensation law. She lives in town with her husband and three children. Garcia is also a volunteer with the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network,...

MLK-8 places 3rd in robotics competition

Education Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The Miami-Dade County Public Schools VEX Robotics Virtual Programming Competition on Sept. 25th drew students from 36 elementary, middle and high schools. The middle school kids teamed up to write 200 lines of code to direct the movements of a...

Volunteers serve lunches to seniors

Community Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Gerardo’s Marketplace in Miami Lakes hosted the Town of Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee’s monthly traveling bingo and drive-thru luncheon on Sept. 22. Committee Chair Dottie Wix said 160 lunches were served. The sponsor was...

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