Blanco begins leadership role with real estate group

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, January 5, 2022

     One of Miami Lakes’ own, Eddie Blanco, will begin his term as the 2022 Residential President-Elect of the Board of MIAMI Association of Realtors.      The group is the largest local Realtor association in the United States, according to its website.        Blanco is a broker with Stratwell Real Estate in Miami Lakes and is a licensed Realtor, since...

‘Water Glow’ lights the way along NW 170th St.

Community By Ana Demendoza, Reporter Wednesday, January 5, 2022

     Inspired by maps of the bottom of Biscayne Bay, artist Carola Bravo created a glow-in-the-dark painting for a path along Northwest 170th Street in Miami Lakes that she calls “Water Glow.”      The Miami Foundation awarded $25,000 in 2019 to the town in a public space challenge grant that rewarded mobility projects.      The artwork is made from paint that is powered by the...

Arbor Day Foundation recognizes Miami Lakes again

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, January 5, 2022

    The Town of Miami Lakes announced that it has received the distinction of Tree City USA for the 15th year in a row.      The town also received the Tree City USA Growth Award.       This is the 13th year Miami Lakes has received the Growth Award, according to a media statement from the town.       Both designations are awarded through the Arbor Day Foundation...

Who's Who in Miami Lakes: Lynn Matos

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, January 5, 2022

      Even if you’re not planning to sell your home any time soon, Lynn Matos is a name you may know.            The 62-year-old real estate agent is a co-founder with Giuseppe Zuozo of the award-winning Miami Lakes Food & Wine Festival, to be held Feb. 5.  Tickets quickly sold out for the event at Optimist Park.       Festival proceeds are donated to the...

Our Neighborhoods: The Promenade Building

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, January 5, 2022

     Located just two blocks from Main Street Miami Lakes is The Promenade building.       The four-story professional building on Northwest 67th Avenue has two medical offices, two law firms, a Painting with a Twist franchise and a salon with multiple tenant-stylists.       There are currently 15 tenants in the building with only two vacancies, according to Philip Wyllie,...
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