37th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     The Aguirre Obando family of Pembroke Pines and Miami Lakes have enjoyed the Main Street Festival of Lights so much that they brought a relative visiting from Costa Rica to the 37th annual event.      ...

Business Expo draws 100s of visitors

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, November 17, 2022

   The Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce hosted the 22nd Annual Business Expo at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main on Nov. 3.       Sixty businesses presented their services in the hotel’s Grand Slam ballroom to about 600 spectators, said Fred Senra, president of the chamber.       Exhibitors included  local restaurants; insurance agents; banks; gyms and estheticians, mortgage...

USA Basketball returns to Miami Lakes

Sports Staff report Thursday, November 17, 2022

For the second year in a row, USA Basketball’s men’s and women’s teams stayed at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main during the first week of November and trained at the Miami Lakes Athletic Club as they prepared for the FIBA’s 3x3 AmeriCup tournament held in Miami Nov. 4 - 6.    The men’s team won a gold medal, repeating last year’s performance at the tournament. The women’s team won bronze...

Town Topics: What dish do you most enjoy at Thanksgiving dinner?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, November 17, 2022

Carlos O. Alvarez  Miami Lakes Councilman, High School Principal  Miami Lakes     “Fried turkey, I fry the turkey,” Carlos O. Alvarez said.  “Always my favorite. I love how it puts me in a food coma shortly after.  I’ve kind of almost mastered it. I love frying our turkey.  The treasurer at the school makes a green bean casserole to die for. Those are my two...

How is the community spirit in your neighborhood?

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, November 17, 2022

      Back in the day, a homeowner on Fitzpatrick Road in Miami Lakes hosted a happy hour every Thursday afternoon.       That got us to wondering: Who has the coolest neighborhood in town these days?        Do you have a group text, stage boat or golf cart parades or set up street parties for every holiday?        Have your neighbors come through...

Do you have a favorite holiday cookie recipe to share?

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, November 17, 2022

     It’s the season when cookie monsters rejoice!         Bakers create with ingredients that reflect the holiday season which is almost here.       Do you have a favorite, original cookie recipe? Perhaps one that has been handed down through the generations of your family?        Is there a cookie that must be made each December, otherwise it...
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