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Proposed overlay district by FIU BBC could allow for further housing development

North Miami city officials are currently awaiting approval from the state for an overlay district that would allow further housing development on land across from the Sole Mia project and near FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus. The proposed area, known as the Special Development and Transit Overlay District, would be bounded by Northeast 151 Street to the north,

2018-08-05T17:52:45+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Business, Enviroment, News, Politics|

Doral to begin providing trolley service to FIU Aug. 20

On August 20, Doral’s free trolley service will begin traveling to and from Florida International University, coinciding with the beginning of the fall semester. The transportation initiative was the idea of FIU alumna Christi Fraga, a council member for Doral. “I expect exceptional results from the Doral-FIU Trolley Route. Since 2014, I have been committed

2018-08-20T11:21:54+00:00 July 11th, 2018|News, Transportation|

Soccer fans devastated after World Cup elimination [Video]

The World Cup will stay in Europe. Brazil and Uruguay were eliminated Friday, dealing a tough blow for Latins in Miami who hoped the World Cup winner would be a Latin American team. By Gabriel Poblete South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram The last time a South American team won the World Cup was in 2002

2018-09-19T13:07:58+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Video/Audio|

Eats, sips and treats on this Fourth of July

Fourth of July is a day of fireworks, patriotism and plenty of food and drinks. From happy hour to full-course meals, the Miami nightlife is not holding back. Take a look at what the city has to offer on this special holiday. By Steven Guillen South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram Eats With unlimited options and endless

2018-09-19T13:05:37+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Lifestyle|

Evangelical group provides summer camp opportunity for disabled people

A South Florida father said the work of an evangelical Christian nonprofit, which offers camping experiences to disabled children and adults, has made a real impact on his daughter’s life. “We appreciate all the work they are doing,” said Wayne Hocking. “Soleil had the best time I can ever remember. She literally did not stop

2018-06-26T23:59:34+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Spanish-language bookstores find niche on Eighth Street

Of the nine Spanish-language bookstores in Miami-Dade County, a third are a few miles of one another on Southwest Eighth Street. Libreria Impacto is in the 7100 block, Libreria San Pablo & St. Paul is in the 5800 block and Libreria Cristiana Nissi is in the 2000 block. Belia Barrera, a Miami resident, said it

2018-06-18T19:28:21+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Large turnout in Hollywood for march focusing on ocean conservation

Thousands of citizens and visitors participated in the March for the Ocean in Hollywood Beach Boardwalk, marching alongside a marching band for approximately 2 miles. The march focused on creating environmental awareness through music, art and education.  Several non-profit organizations participated, including Surfrider Foundation, whose Broward chapter helped organize the event along with Free Our

2018-06-12T12:17:20+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Enviroment, News|

Local chapters from non-profit join national program to reduce plastic pollution

Concerned with the impact of plastic on Florida beaches, Surfrider chapters in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have joined a nationwide program aimed at reducing harmful trash on the shoreline. The Surfrider San Diego chapter started the Rise Above Plastics program in 2008, according to Caroline Canter, the chapter coordinator of Surfrider San Diego. Since then

2018-06-09T19:48:07+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Enviroment, News|

Miami Rescue Mission relocating its women & children’s center to bigger facility

Miami Rescue Mission’s Center for Women & Children is being moved to a larger facility to accommodate the growing number of single women and mothers seeking aid, said Lianner Navarro, the community development associate for the not-for-profit. The organization recently sold the 40-bed facility in Wynwood and is currently in the midst of transitioning to

2018-06-09T10:30:10+00:00 June 7th, 2018|News, Public Safety|