Our Neighborhoods Lake Patricia Shopping Center

Featured By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, June 3, 2021

Ever since the Lake Patricia Shopping Center opened in the southeast corner of Miami Lakes
in 1964, customers have remained loyal to the businesses that have served them through storms and a pandemic. Domenico’s Italian Restaurant opened...

Who's smarter: South Florida executives or 10-year-old kids?

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Are you smarter than a 5th grader? You might be if The Education Fund gave grants to your teachers for creative learning projects while you were in school. The Miami Lakes non-profit, which promotes excellence in Miami-Dade Public Schools,...

As pandemic eases, restaurants want diners to put apps aside

Business By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Thursday, May 20, 2021

Shop Local is more than a slogan in Miami Lakes. It’s a way of life. There are six shopping centers and the Main Street commercial district in town, filled with many family-owned businesses that residents support. A segment of that...

Traffic control boxes transformed into art

Government By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, May 20, 2021

They are a bit of beauty sprinkled along Miami Lakes Drive: Five formerly mundane traffic light control boxes are now wrapped in vibrant patterns of South Florida flowers and foliage. The designs are the creation of Miami Lakes artist Barbara...

Chamber of Commerce to meet May 26th

Community Thursday, May 20, 2021

The Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce is resuming its monthly meetings and will host a networking business lunch on Wednesday, May 26th. “We’re looking forward to seeing our members, and new members are welcome, too,” Miami...

Cryptocurrencies accepted at town hall

Government Thursday, May 20, 2021

The Town of Miami Lakes is accepting crytocurrencies for payment of all fees it collects. The town’s credit card merchant, PayPal, implemented the crypto option in March. Customers who have a PayPal crypto account may use it to pay...

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