Our Neighborhoods: Windmill Gate Shopping Center

Community By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Wednesday, September 15, 2021

      The name of the Windmill Gate Shopping Center is a nod to the agricultural history of the area.        Until the mid-1970s, the property was the site of the Miami Lakes Riding Academy.  It was the...

BankUnited launches $10,000 pitch contest for women entrepreneurs

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Miami Lakes-based BankUnited is offering women business owners an opportunity to grow their enterprises with a $10,000 prize. Firms based in Florida or New York which are at least 51 percent owned by women are eligible for the “elevator...

Business Networking Social returns

Business Friday, September 10, 2021

The Town of Miami Lakes, its Economic Development Committee and the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce are hosting a business networking social on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at Chela’s Beer Garden. The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m....

Council weighs fixes for Optimist Park

Government By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, September 2, 2021

Voters may decide next year if the town can borrow as much as $26 million to fund a massive redevelopment of Miami Lakes Optimist Park. “Those of us who have been here in this area for many years, this day... is long in coming,”...

It’s Pumpkin Spice season; Pumpkin Patch to return Oct. 1

Community By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Thursday, September 2, 2021

 It’s not summer and it’s not yet autumn, it’s Pumpkin Spice season!      In August, coffee shops began selling seasonal specialty drinks. And plans are underway for the return of the Pumpkin Patch...
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