Police: Follow the 9 p.m. routine

Do you follow the 9 p.m. routine?The phrase refers to apolice program that reminds property owners to remove valuables from their cars and trucks, every night, and to lock vehicles up tight.Valuables can include cash, personal electronics, weapons and paperwork that could be used by...

A dose of charm at Little Free Library

A dose of charm at Little Free Library
Dylan Bencosme opened the door to a hunter green box, reached inside and found treasure: a book entitled “Wellspring of Magic.”Written by Jan Fields, it’s about six girls who open a secret door to...

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go!

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go!
Hip abductionThis movement targets the hip muscles (Gluteus Medius and front fibers of the Gluteus Maximus, or buttocks muscles).The exercise may beperformed with or without an exercise...

November Programs at the Library

Branch Library6699 Windmill Gate Rd.Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014305-822-6520For Children and FamiliesCrafty Little FingersTuesdays, Nov. 12, 19, and 2611 a.m.-11:30 a.m.Make a variety of craft projects, as supplies last. Smaller toddlers may need help.Registration not required.STEM...

Miami Lakes K-8’s Honor Society members share Halloween fun

Miami Lakes K-8’s Honor Society members share Halloween fun
Honor Society members Branley Borrego, Isabella Garcia and Giuliana Ladeira were among Miami Lakes K-8 Center students who brought more than 100 Halloween costumes toBranches Community Center in...

BankUnited, staff support hurricane victims

BankUnited, staff support hurricane victims
After Hurricane Dorian devastated several islands in the Bahamas over Labor Day weekend, BankUnited employees donated generously to a relief fund and their company contributed to the cause as...

Taking Root: Seasonal gardening advice

Taking Root: Seasonal gardening advice
So you have a shady spot on the north side of your house, where nothing ever seems to grow.You’d like to plant something to spruce things up, but what to use?You’re in luck!Meet Rojo...

Mural dedicated for late volunteer Guido Inguanzo

Mural dedicated for late volunteer Guido Inguanzo
The legacy of volunteer Guido H. Inguanzo lives on in a mural dedicated to the culture and game he loved.Before the town’s annual domino tournament on Oct. 12, the artwork created by Grisell...

Our Neighborhoods: Serenity Pointe

Our Neighborhoods: Serenity Pointe
HistorySerenity Pointe is a quiet, private community on the west side of Miami Lakes.The neighborhood is at 14442 N.W. 87th Court, on the west side of Northwest 87th Avenue between Miami Lakes...

Town sues to stop road construction

Town sues to stop road construction
Town officials were shocked when a hydraulic backhoe dug a ditch and a front-end loader filled the trench with gravel along Northwest 170th Street.The street leads to a closed bridge that the city...

Our Neighborhoods: Royal Palm Estates

Our Neighborhoods: Royal Palm Estates
Royal Palm Estates was developed in the late 1980s and there are 108 single-family homes in the community.The neighborhood is at the northwest corner of Northwest 154th Street and Northwest 82nd...

Palmetto Expressway tolls not all bad, drivers say

Palmetto Expressway tolls not all bad, drivers say
The dreaded Palmetto Expressway may have a new nickname: the not so bad Palmetto, perhaps?On Sept. 23, drivers using new express lanes on the Palmetto Expressway began paying tolls with their...

Roll the dice for charity

The GFWC Woman’s Club of Hialeah is hosting a night of Bunco dice games and Italian food to benefit Operation Smile.The event will be held Friday, Oct. 25 at 6:15 p.m. at 525 W 1st Ave. in Hialeah.Operation Smile offers free surgeries for patients who have cleft palates and cannot...

Halloween Happenings

The Pumpkin PatchEveryone loves the pumpkin patch!Whether you go to take photographs or to choose a pumpkin to carve, you are sure to get into the Halloween mood.At Miami Lakes United Methodist Church, 14800 NW 67th Ave., it is open daily from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. through Oct. 31. For...

Celebrate Colombian traditions on Oct. 19

Miami Lakes officials are inviting the public to a celebration of the“Traditions of Colombia.”The event is part of the municipality’s observation of Hispanic Heritage Month.Colombian foods will be served, there will be an art show; performances by two bands and folk dancing.A beauty...

Food & Wine Festival set for Feb. 29

The 3rd annual Miami Lakes Food & Wine Festival -- an evening gathering for charity that attracts 1,000 guests to Optimist Park -- is set for Feb. 29.There will be more than 30 restaurants offering tasty bites and 50 premium wines to try.A kick-off party for sponsors, vendors and VIPs...

Zonta Club hosts Flea Market Nov. 2

The Zonta Club of Miami Lakes is accepting reservations for its annual Community Flea Market to be held Saturday, Nov. 2.Sellers large or small can reserve two parking spaces for $40. Proceeds will help support the club’s mission of advancing the status of women and girls.The market...

Walking, biking trail to glow in the dark

Walkers, runners and bicyclists who like to work out in the cooler evening hours will be able to follow a trail along Northwest 170th Street that will glow in the dark.A grant from The Miami Foundation will fund the project, called the MiGlo Trail.The path is on Northwest 170th Street...

Yoga in the park returns Oct. 26

Yoga in the park returns Oct. 26
Namaste! Free hour-long yoga lessons resume in Picnic Park West at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oc. 26, and run through April 25.Lighthouse Yoga & Wellness teachers lead classes in partnership with the Town...

Mural ceremony, dominoes tournament set for Oct. 12

Guido H. Inguanzo gave a lot of his time to hometown.And though he died last year, a mural that honors him will be dedicated Oct. 12 atthe Roberto AlonsoCommunity Center.Artist Grisell Gajanocreated the artwork, the town said.The 6:30 p.m. ceremony, with Mayor Manny Cid and...

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