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What's in a name? Many trademark labels, words

When he died, the rock star, Prince, left not only a vault containing a treasure trove of music and videos. He also left behind the ownership of a highly valuable trademark, but that trademark wasn’t filed until 2014. Paisley Park ...

Workforce housing opens in Miami Gardens

Miami Gardens has more mixed-income housing with the opening of the Pelican Cove apartment complex. Thursday morning, May 12, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan welcomed the complex to the community that was more than 10 years in the making. “The ...

Working the workplace in the new age, 21st Century

Congratulations on getting a new job, or landing that new promotion! Now what? We know that a lot of preparation went into tailoring your résumé, the job search, the first impression, the power suit, every job interview, the proposal and ...

MiamiCentral unveils downtown's Central Fare

MiamiCentral, the new 11-acre mixed-use development in the heart of Downtown Miami and future home of the Brightline train service, on Monday introduced Central Fare, a dynamic, urban marketplace. Central Fare will offer culinary experiences – featuring chefs Bryan and ...

New youth summer jobs program opens

A historic collaboration between Miami-Dade County government, The Children’s Trust and Miami-Dade County Public Schools will result in 1,300 paid internships for students this summer, designed to keep youth safe and motivated. Roughly 100 teenagers and young adults will be ...

GMCVB welcomed nearly 16 million visitors in 2015

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) announced May 6 record-breaking travel and tourism numbers with a more than 6 percent increase in overnight visitors to Miami and the Beaches in 2015. During that time, the destination welcomed 1 ...

African-American achievers feted by JM

Four inspiring community leaders were honored for their contributions to South Florida at the 24th annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 20 at the Broward County Convention Center. In recognition of this year’s achievers and their efforts to ...

Black people, stop bouncing your checks

While African Americans make up 12 percent of the U.S. populations, they make up 19 percent of heavy overdrafters, says a recent study by Pew Charitable Trusts. Released last week, the study showed that African Americans were overrepresented as an ...

SunTrust promotes financial education

Miami Dolphin Safety Michael Thomas on Friday, April 22, teamed with SunTrust Bank’s South Florida President & CEO Margaret Callihan to teach 11th and 12th grade students at Norland Senior High School about the importance of making good financial decisions. ...

Overtown open for business

The Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency invites entrepreneurs and business owners interested in expanding, relocating or opening a business to Overtown’s Open for Business event. The event will be April 21 at 4 p.m. at the Historic Lyric Theatre, ...

Easy, effortless ways to save money without sacrificing fun fun

Winter is the season for saving – at least the tail-end, anyway. We use all of January, February, and March to save up for the season coming. But in April, we want to spend. There are trips to take, vacations ...

Summit targets entrepreneurs

Miami is growing into an entrepreneurial hub. South Florida has several companies and resources that are based here that promote starting your own business. Because of this growing ecosystem, the team behind Black Enterprise decided to bring its 2016 Black ...

South Floridians among awardees at charity gala

The American Friends of Jamaica Inc. (AFJ) will recognize two South Floridians at its 2016 Jamaica Charity Gala Saturday, April 23, starting at 6:30 p.m., at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way. The Honorable Lascelles Chin, executive ...

OneUnited Bank closes two California locations

OneUnited Bank is reconfiguring its branch network including closing two Los Angeles branches — Ladera and Pasadena — and seeking a Boston, Mass. headquarters location. The bank says it is a move toward expansion of its online presence and usage ...

Urgent Inc. hosts first 'This Woman’s Work' event

Urgent Inc. on March 23 commemorated Women’s History Month with a collaborative event to honor local ladies who have championed change in our communities. The inaugural event, This Woman’s Work, which took place at Wynwood Café, included a photography exhibition ...

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