35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season

35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season
Families wearing Christmas T-shirts and sweaters filled downtown Miami Lakes to celebrate Small Business Saturday and enjoy the 35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights. The crowd gathered...

Senra shares legacy of Cuban music

Senra shares legacy of Cuban music
How long does the love between a father and son last?For Fred Senra and his late father Fernando Senra, those feelings spanned three quarters of a century.And now the bond between the Senra men is...

December Programs at the Library in Miami Lakes

Miami LakesBranch Library6699 Windmill Gate Rd.Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014305-822-6520Through Dec. 6, drop off new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages, part of Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s toy drive. For teens, consider gift cards from bookstores, clothing stores,...

Town classes in December

Youth ClassesArchery Juniors ($) Ages 7-10Mondays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. MLOPBallet 1 Ages 5-7Mondays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.MCCCBallet 2 Ages 7-9Mondays 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.MCCCBallet 3 Ages 9-11Wednesdays4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.MCCCBallet 4 Ages 11-16Wednesdays5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. MCCCCode...

Shula’s Steak House celebrates 30 years of fine dining, sports history

Shula’s Steak House celebrates 30 years of fine dining, sports history
    In the late 1980s, legendary NFL coach Don Shula posed for photographers while standing next to a Graham Angus bull at the golf course in Miami Lakes.     Shula was also...

Business leader receives award

Business leader receives award
   Who doesn’t know Magaly Rubio?     If you belong to the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce, bought a house or worship at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, chances...

Festival of Lights set for Nov. 30

    Kick off the holiday season with two great holiday traditions: the 35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights in Miami Lakes, and Small Business Saturday.     Both events happen during the same weekend after Thanksgiving, on Saturday, Nov....

Fruit, film & fitness at Picnic Park West

     Picnic Park West is the place to be in Miami Lakes this fall.      The farmers market returns to the green space at 15151 NW 82nd Ave. on Saturday, Nov. 16.       Vendors selling fresh produce, natural juices, flowers,...

Main Street Playhouse: “Lorca” and the director’s point of view

“Lorca: Flamenco y Contemporáneo” will have its premiere at the Main Street Playhouse on Nov. 29.  Performers will sing and play guitar, and actors will say their lines in Spanish. “This is a play I’ve always wanted to do, since I was in...

Give Miami Day is Nov. 21

Miami Lakes town hall will be bathed in purple light on Nov. 21 to mark Give Miami Day. The 24-hour event is hosted by The Miami Foundation, which accepts donations for hundreds of non-profit organizations that serve the region. The campaign allows donors to support their...

November Programs at the Library in Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes Branch Library 6699 Windmill Gate Rd. Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014 305-822-6520 For Children and Families Crafty Little Fingers Tuesdays, Nov. 19 and 26 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Make a variety of craft projects, as supplies last. Smaller toddlers may need...

Optimists honor Ocean Bank for supporting youth basketball

For the past decade, Ocean Bank in Miami Lakes has been the top donor to boys and girls basketball program that is run by the Optimist Club in Miami Lakes. This year, the bank presented $500 to the group. The money allowed it to buy uniforms and equipment for...

Jersey Mike’s sub shop opens in Miami Lakes

Jersey Mike’s sub shop opens in Miami Lakes
There’s a new sub in town. Have you heard?  Jersey Mike’s has made its way to Miami Lakes.  It is a neighbor to other new, fast-casual restaurants, Bolay and...

Willie Sanchez, Town Employee of the Year

Willie Sanchez, Town Employee of the Year
Working for the town of Miami Lakes for just one year, William “Willie” Sanchez is known as someone who can be relied upon to make sure things go right. Sanchez is the...

Business Social set for Nov. 20

 Gather up on your business cards!  The town and its Economic Development Committee will host a get together on Nov. 20 at Gaucho’s Gourmet Market. The restaurant is at 7357 Miami Lakes Drive in the Cypress Village Shopping Center. The event, from 5:30 p.m. -...

Network at the town’s next business social

Business networking socials are starting up again in Miami Lakes.The town and its Economic Development Committee will host a gathering on Nov. 20 at Gaucho’s Gourmet Market.The restaurant is at 7357 Miami Lakes Drive in the Cypress Village Shopping Center.The event will run from 5:30...

Gastesi, Lopez and Mestre hang their shingle in Miami Lakes

Three longtime friends and experienced attorneys with ties to Miami Lakes and its government have launched a new partnership.It’s a dream come true for Miami Lakes residents Raul Gastesi, Raul Lopez and Ceasar Mestre.Earlier this year they formed Gastesi,Lopez & Mestre PLLC, at 8105...

Zonta Club Flea Market set for Nov. 2

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

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...

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...

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