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    Monday, October 16, 2017
    Ballet Flamenco La Rosa is a professional Flamenco company, based in Miami, Florida and made up of dancers and musicians from Spain, Latin America and the U.S. The company offers a wide range of pure flamenco programs, as well as cutting-edge fusion works, collaborations, and dramatic Flamenco Ballets. In addition to its concert season, Ballet Flamenco La Rosa offers performances year round for ...read more
    Categories: Attractions, Community
    Monday, October 16, 2017
    Looking to live right next to the beach? We've got you covered! Flamingo South Beach and Bay Parc Plaza are two resort-style communities that offer picturesque views of Biscayne Bay and a poolside experience second to none. Take in breath taking views from your private balcony or enjoy scenic walks along the bay side walking paths. Plus, have access to state-of-the-art fitness centers, pet parks, ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Attractions, Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, Health and Wellness, Human Interest, Legal, LGBT News, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release, Small Business
    Friday, October 13, 2017
    Tropical courtyard garden apartment! 2 blocks from the beach! Close to Library, Bass Museum, Collins Avenue.  Short walking distance to Lincoln Road & SOBE.  Serviced by SOBE local bus, Miami Beach Trolley,  MDC bus routes, express routes to Aventura Mall, Haulover Beach & Airport.ONE-BEDROOM First floor; one bedroom/one bath (650 sq. ft.) Walk in closet Alcove Porcelain tile living area, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    Palette, published by the Miami Herald Media Company, is South Florida's leading lifestyle magazine for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Distributed bimonthly to three counties, Palette features the latest on home décor, style, travel, health, entertainment and special events. Your ad in Palette speaks to an affluent market with $8.7 billion in purchasing power. Reserve your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Announcement
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.View our educational video now to review your options if you are not sure when, or even if, you should retire. David Treece, of Treece Financial Group, is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and has a decades-long commitment to providing financial and retirement planning to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, Announcement
    Tuesday, October 03, 2017
    Many people fall into the tax trap where they attempt to cut corners and end up having a problem with the IRS. Although the following list is not all-inclusive, it gives a number of common examples of taxpayer behavior that the IRS considers fraudulent and/or criminal: Concealing financial accounts.Reporting personal expenses as business expenses.Taking payments in cash and failing to deposit ...read more
    Categories: Legal
    Tuesday, October 03, 2017
    We're now entering the most active period of hurricane season. This time, known as the "season within the season" is roughly an eight-week period that lasts until mid-October and provides the most favorable conditions for storms to occur. Hurricanes are unpredictable, and one or more of the storms predicted to develop can threaten to make landfall. Jackson Health System has a few tips to remember ...read more
    Categories: Announcement
    Monday, October 02, 2017
    It is increasingly important for small businesses today to remember to protect their brand. Small businesses, including those in the arts, food service, and retail industries are very vulnerable. The attorneys at Espinosa Martinez, P.L. can provide the necessary counsel to small businesses who are thinking about registering their trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, patents, and expanding into ...read more
    Categories: Legal, Small Business
    Monday, October 02, 2017
    3 & 4 BDR, 2,100-2,500sf Waterfront Townhomes from $800,000.Contact us to schedule a tour. Contemporary architecture and lush landscaping characterize this waterfront, gated enclave of four-story townhomes located within walking distance of village shops and the beach. Open-plan layouts feature private roof terraces, private elevators and two-car garages. Each townhome is delivered with finished ...read more
    Categories: Announcement
    Monday, October 02, 2017
    Exciting changes are taking place at Bay Parc making this community your next place to call home. Our apartment homes feature breathtaking views and world- class amenities that compliment a healthy live-work-play environment.  New features coming to Bay Parc include a resort-style salt water pool, poolside bar and lounge, rotating art gallery and retail options such as new Pure Vida, Fitbox and ...read more
    Categories: Announcement
    Monday, October 02, 2017
    This November, Florida Power & Light Company joined dozens of utilities nationwide for "Utilities United Against Scams," a campaign to educate consumers about how to protect themselves against scams and fraud.   Scammers continue to find new ways to target not only FPL customers, but companies across all industries nationwide. The first step to protecting yourself and your business is to ...read more
    Categories: Announcement
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    By Meredith Tucker, CPA, for the Miami Herald Many South Floridians outside of the Keys were spared Irma’s direct wrath. Still, we find ourselves managing the fallout: days or weeks without power, sky-high piles of debris and business interruptions. Now it’s time to add income taxes to that list. Thankfully, the IRS offered expanded relief to victims of Hurricane Irma when it announced ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Announcement
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    Most children stop being “and-a-half” somewhere around age 12. Kids add “and-a-half“ to make sure everyone knows they’re closer to the next age than the last. When you are older, “and-a-half” birthdays start making a comeback. In fact, starting at age 50, several birthdays and “half-birthdays” are critical to understand because they have implications regarding your retirement income. Important ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Announcement, Education
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    Live in luxury at Flamingo South Beach apartment homes! Experience the Miami lifestyle with modern interiors and resort-style amenities including 2 swimming pools with a sand beach and tiki bar, a 15,000 sq. ft. athletic club, panoramic views, and steps away from Biscayne Bay.   We offer flexible lease terms and have different pricing options available so you can choose what works best for you. ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Community
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    The Guardian ad Litem Program is always looking for volunteers! We train and empower community members, from all walks of life, to speak up for the best interests of our community's most vulnerable population: child victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect. Volunteers work alongside a Child Advocacy Manager, a Child's Best Interest Attorney and other dedicated staff. Training is provided and ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Human Interest, Community
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    Help is just a phone call away Satori Waters & LakeHaven Recovery Centers   Are you using alcohol or drugs every day to make it through each day?Are you experiencing legal problems and in many instances these legal problems are a result of alcohol or drug abuse?Have you experienced problems with interpersonal relationships?Have you tried to cut down on your use of alcohol or drugs and have been ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Health and Wellness, Community
    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    The future is with us – five simple words that when taken together have profound meaning and carry immense responsibility. It is this meaning and responsibility that continue to fuel Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ (M-DCPS) drive to excel and move beyond the familiar to the extraordinary. On Monday, August 21, school doors across the district opened wide to welcome more than 350,000 students ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Education
    Monday, September 25, 2017
    The Small Business owner manages a kaleidoscope of tasks and challenges every given day.  Their tasks include client meetings, product delivery, marketing, finances, client service . . . and the list goes on.  Guess what?  Large and Mid-Corporate clients do the same thing – just on a bigger scale.  So what truly makes the Small Business client different?  One Size Does Not Fit All Articles ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic
    Monday, September 25, 2017
    Q: Please share with us a bit of your personal background(s).A:With my parents coming from the Southern tip of Italy Puglia, food and gastronomy have always played a huge role in my life. From my mother I learned about fruit and vegetables perusing the local markets and from my dad I learned my butchering skills. You can see the influences of my Italian heritage in the R House menu today. As a ...read more
    Categories: LGBT News
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    The history of Hialeah Park begins in 1922 when Missouri cattleman James Bright and aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss got together and founded the Miami Kennel Club as the first pari-mutuel greyhound track in America. By early 1925, the newly-renamed Hialeah Park had become a hotbed for thoroughbred racing on its one-mile dirt track.  Throughout the years, Hialeah Park has hosted countless races and ...read more
    Categories: Attractions, Education, Fun Facts
    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Q: Please share with us a bit of your personal background.A: South Florida has been my home for the last seven years and I’ve loved every minute of it. With its wonderfully diverse people, warm weather and beautiful beaches, every day is an adventure here. Prior to my move, I lived in Los Angeles California where I still have the majority of my Colombian/Peruvian family and many incredible ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic, LGBT News
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    We have a new administration, what now? A Brief Overview of US Immigration Benefits for individuals who identify as LGBTQOn January 20, 2017, President Elect Donald J. Trump was sworn in as our nation's 45th President. Throughout his campaign President Elect Trump bowed to make the deportation of illegal immigrants one of his top priorities. This negative rhetoric towards immigrants has left ...read more
    Categories: Papers/Research, Political, Human Interest, LGBT News
    Sunday, February 19, 2017
    Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Have you always lived in Miami?I was born and raised near the coast in Massachusetts.  The sea has always been an important part of my life.  Given that my parents always owned restaurants, going into hospitality and travel was a natural extension of those things.   Ending up in a hospitality career in the cruise industry has been a serendipitous result of my ...read more
    Categories: LGBT News, Community
    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    20,000- Square-Foot Facility to Offer Award-Winning Dining, Hand Crafted Cocktails, Nationally Recognized Design & Décor, And... Bowling beginning April 2017  Doral, FL – Kings Bowl Miami-Doral, an expansive dining, cocktail and entertainment venue will open its first-ever South Florida location in Doral this April at the mixed-use complex destination - CityPlace Doral. Kings Bowl’s new ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Attractions
    Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    AILA Doc. No. 17012960 | Dated January 29, 2017 Upon returning to the U.S., Legal Permanent Residents (LPR) should not automatically surrender their green cards if asked to do so. An individual does not lose LPR status as a result of time abroad. They remain an LPR until a final order of removal is issued and the government must prove abandonment by clear, unequivocal, and convincing evidence ...read more
    Categories: LGBT News, Political, Papers/Research
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Have you always lived in Miami?  A: I grew up in Seattle, and moved to South Florida nearly 20 years ago, so I guess I can call myself a Florida “native” at this point. I received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Washington State University, and was very involved in student activities and the campus community there. In 1998 I followed the sun ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health and Wellness
    Friday, December 09, 2016
    Super-Welterweight World Champion Set To Defend WBA Title On Friday January 13, 2017 Miami, FL / December 2, 2016 – Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara drew a huge crowd to Hialeah Park when he defeated Jan Zaveck at the iconic South Florida venue in November of 2015. The Cuban-born world champion figures to be a big box office attraction once again when he defends his World Boxing Association ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016
    By: Bethany Rundell  Resolving to lose weight in the New Year? Many look to “gimmicks” that have helped other people effectively lose weight in a short amount of time. But quick fixes, especially when it comes to nutrition, aren’t always best, according to experts.  Registered dietitian Cathy Clark-Reyes, of Baptist Health Primary Care, shares the top five myths that she most often encounters ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health and Wellness
    Sunday, November 20, 2016
    The significant number of payroll processing organizations over the last 30 years is a reflection of  how complex  payroll has become. Between employee expectations and state and federal laws, managing payroll for small businesses can be a time-consuming enterprise that robs a company of resources it would rather dedicate to meeting customer needs. Small business payroll services are a very ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Sunday, November 20, 2016
    Q: Our readers would like to know more about you.  Please share with us a bit of your personal/professional background.  A: My name is Aletha Player and I am a South Florida native.  I received my bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bethune-Cookman University and earned my MBA from the University of Miami.  I work as an area manager for External Affairs at Florida Power & Light ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Sunday, October 02, 2016
    Q: Please tell us a bit about yourselfA:  My father was in the Navy and growing up around the ocean I developed a love and passion for the sea and its inhabitants.  My interest in the ocean led me to attend the University of Miami to study Marine Biology.  After I received my undergraduate degree, I was fortunate enough to obtain a position working at Miami Seaquarium.  I started out scrubbing ...read more
    Categories: Attractions, Community
    Sunday, October 02, 2016
    The Department of Homeland Security has published a new rule which broadens the relief for immigrants who are subject to the three and ten year bars. Now the applicants can file waivers if their parents or spouse are LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENTS, before, it was only for those whose parents or spouses were US citizens. It also expands this rule regardless of their immigrant visa classification. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, LGBT News
    Sunday, July 17, 2016
    At parties people I meet often say that they will call me when they have enough money to make it worthwhile to have a will.  In fact, everybody needs an estate plan, whether or not it is done with a lawyer. Here are the components of an estate plan:  Health Care Directive and Appointment of Health Care Surrogate These are the documents that appoint a person to make decisions regarding your ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Education
    Sunday, June 12, 2016
    Which is not the same as why we watch movies.  We watch movies because we are interested in the story it wants to tell and how it is being told.  But why we GO to movies is a different answer.  We GO to movies because of PEOPLE.    Even someone going to the movies by themselves is going there to watch it with people:  to laugh with them, cry with them, jump in their seats with them, take in the ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, LGBT News
    Sunday, June 12, 2016
    Q: Please tell us a bit about yourself (where you are from, personal background).A: I grew up in Central Illinois and then attended Miami University in Ohio where I majored in business with a minor in fashion merchandising.  After graduating, I moved to Chicago where I worked in retail management at Neiman Marcus and then as a talent agent at a modeling agency.  I lived in Chicago for six years ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, LGBT News
    Sunday, May 08, 2016
    Networking for professional connections is a little like Dorothy trying to find her way home in the Wizard of Oz – all you have to do is look down and realize that the solution was right there with you all along. The best way to network and get your foot in the door of a company is to deepen and strengthen the connections you already have. These might be friends, former co-workers, college ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Sunday, February 14, 2016
    Q: We always start our interviews by asking you to tell us a bit about yourself and if you have always lived in Miami?A: I’ve been living in Miami since the early 1980’s, which was a long time ago and that city was a lot different from the Miami today.  I’m from Virginia where I attended Virginia State University. Upon finishing college I accept a position with Travelers Insurance company in the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, LGBT News
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