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Day care providers graduate from training program

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz presided over the fourth graduating class of the Small Business Workshop for Broward and Miami-Dade Early Learning Child Care Providers held last Saturday at the Broward County Convention Center. Now graduates of the program, 75 day ...

‘Over the Edge’ fundraiser nets $125K

Liberty City-based Miami Children’s Initiative (MCI) exceeded its donation goal by 25 percent for the 4th Annual “Over The Edge,” raising $125,000. The fundraiser took place on June 3 and 4, as local community, civic and business leaders, elected officials, ...

Hatcher publishes book for broke business wannabes

Co-founder of Code Fever and Black Tech Week Felecia Hatcher has launched her latest book, “Start Your Business on a Ramen Noodle Budget: 12 Lessons to Becoming a Young Entrepreneur When You are Broke.” Released June 14, it is published ...

Minority builders host second annual golf tourney

The second annual E. Pat Larkins Golf Classic was held at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club on Friday, where nearly 130 golfers came to participate in the event benefiting the Minority Builders Coalition Inc (MBC). This year’s Honorary Chair, Miramar ...

Miramar mayor named Golf Classic chair for E. Pat Larkins Golf Classic

Minority Builders Coalition Inc. will host its second annual E. Pat Larkins Golf Classic: Crazy Pants Edition on June 10 at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club. The golf tournament serves as one of the organization’s signature fundraisers. The tournament is ...

Minority Business Hall of Fame inducts new members

Six inductees, five individuals and one institution, were added to the Minority Business Hall of Fame & Museum (MBHF&M) during its 12th annual induction ceremony. The ceremony, presented in partnership with the Foster Consulting and Business Development Center of the ...

Island Living Apartments completed

The grand opening of Island Living, a 70-unit, mixed-use, affordable housing development located in the heart of Overtown, was held on May 23. The Southeast Overtown / Park West Community Redevelopment Agency (SEOPW CRA) along with developer Atlantic Pacific and ...

Lighting up their world

On Friday, May 27, the NFL Youth Education Town (YET) Lester H. White Boys & Girls Club in Fort Lauderdale received free energy upgrades from Florida Power & Light (FPL) Company’s energy makeover team with the help of TV host, ...

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 ...