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Miami Children's Initiative hosts food Co-Op

Liberty City resident, Izegebe Onyango was used to shopping through Co-Ops. So when she couldn't find one, she asked Miami Children’s Initiative CEO Cecilia Gutierrez-Abety where were the food Co-Ops in the area. “One thing we did in Baltimore often ...

Homeownership now a reality for immigrant family

Rudy and Gina Louis received the keys to their new home early this month in part due to a partnership between Bank of America and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami.

Rose’s Café opens in downtown Miami

The ribbon cutting ceremony played with music in the background to officially open the doors of Rose’s Café in busy downtown Miami. Located at 200 NW Second Ave., facing the Stephen P. Clark Government Center building, Rose’s Café will serve ...

Hackathon inspires students

Minority students from Miami-Dade County experienced an interactive educational exercise at Get Linked: Miami Youth Hackathon (#getlinkedhack), a one-day youth hackathon sponsored by In Touch Logistics LLC and Miami Dade College. The purpose of the event was to expose the ...

Opa-locka Commissioners host youth job fair

Opa-locka Commissioners Joseph L. Kelley and Terence K. Pinder hosted a youth summer job fair for high school students ages 14 and up on Friday, June 5. More than 125 enthusiastic teenagers participated in the job hiring fair at Sherbondy ...

SBA, AARP announce events for entrepreneurs who are age 50, older

The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are partnering to host “Summer of Encore Mentoring” educational events for older Americans who want to start or expand small businesses. These local events will take place during the months of June, July ...

Dust up on Seventh Avenue is underway

The sights and sound of progress have unleashed a resounding thud on merchants along the Northwest Seventh Corridor. HML Contractors is performing the work on the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Project State Road 7/Northwest Seventh Avenue Corridor that runs ...

Dade County Bar Association has first Black president

Miami attorney Jason M. Murray becomes the Dade County Bar Association’s 99th president when he takes the oath of office on June 6, 2015 during the annual installation gala at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Murray will become the first Black ...

They're banking on a new look

OneUnited Bank on Friday held a mural preview and graduation ceremony in the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center in Liberty City. The occasion was to award certificates of completion to the 21 students, representing nine local high schools, who participated ...

FUBU to re-launch

“Under the FUBU is a guru, that's untapped Want to be in the rap race but ain't ran one lap. Ran so far from the streets that you can't come back. You tripping with nowhere to unpack, forgot that.” Above ...

M-DCC leaders meet to explore airport business opportunities

Miami-Dade Aviation Director Emilio T. González welcomed the president and board of the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce to Miami International Airport (MIA) this week to provide the group with an overview of the airport and discuss partnership opportunities with the ...

Program for young people to train for jobs are available

CareerSource South Florida has a program targeted to young adults who want to go to work. Called Ready to Work Employment Program, it was created to enhance work-readiness skills while participants earning an income. The program provides young adults with ...

Meet Sandy Dorsainvil

Sandy Dorsainvil has served as the managing director for the Little Haiti Cultural Complex (LHCC) for the past year and a half. LHCC features and celebrates the art of the African Diaspora with a special emphasis on the Haitian art ...

Little Haiti gets visitor center

There was a welcome air of ethnic inclusion at the ceremonial ribbon-cutting event Monday as the Greater Miami Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (GMCVB) unveiled a new tourist center at the Little Haiti Caribbean & Multicultural Marketplace. “This is Haitian Flag ...

The age-friendly summit attracts Miami-Dade business, civic elite

Recently, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez delivered the welcome address to an audience of local civic and business leaders at Miami-Dade’s inaugural Age-Friendly Summit. The half-day event, held at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center, attracted more than ...

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