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Fresh fare at Oceanaire

Oceanaire kitchen is led by Executive Chef Kareem Anguin, who graduated from the Johnson and Wales University Culinary Arts program.

Jordan funds Learn to Swim program for kids

The council will work with staff to identify children to who will participate in the Learn to Swim program.

Activists: New Pork 'n Beans force fed

Survey shows residents don’t know of Liberty Square Rising

Justice for Marlon Eason

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of 10-year-old Marlon Eason

American Black Film Festival returns

2016 Black Film Festival in Miami

Miramar Patriots give back to homeless

Throughout the year, the team will focus on serving the homeless and helping children with special needs

Miramar hosts local Black elected officials

National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials President Mayor James Walls and committee coordinated an impressive host of plenary sessions and keynote speakers

Free Back to School events this weekend

Back to School season is officially underway with some cities and organizations doing giveaways for children and their parents. Below is a list of giveaways to take advantage of. Overtown: City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Commission Vice-Chair Keon ...

Community activists leery of School Board roll out

Miami-Dade County Public Schools announced July 30 a major roll out of 53 new choice and magnet programs and the announcement that there will be no more outdoor suspensions for students. The tentative $4.83 billion dollar budget is being spent ...

Clinton shines among the presidential nominees

The National Urban League Conference was host to five candidates seeking the presidential nominations for their parties at its Friday morning event, right before a day of workshops, lunch and other activities. Invited were 21 candidates but most didn’t even ...

Parker laid to rest

Robert (Bobby) Parker Sr. left an enduring legacy beyond a distinguished career in law enforcement, where he became the first Black American Miami-Dade County Public Safety Director. He was born the second of four sons to Theodore and Mary Richards ...

Marquess-Barry given postal honor

Father Richard Livingston Marquess-Barry saw his labors as an Episcopal priest and rector given public recognition when the Norland Branch of the U.S. Post Office was dedicated under his name. The July 31 ceremony in front of the facility, located ...

Commissioner Hardemon highlights Miami’s District 5

State of the District address focuses on upcoming projects and improvements

Municipal Complex’s grand opening

New Opa-locka city hall was unveiled to pomp and circumstance last week

Scott-Carver memories haunt Liberty Square

In the 2006 the Miami Herald did a series of articles called the “House of Lies” about the Hope VI grant that Miami-Dade County received for $35 million to renovate the former James E. Scott Housing Development (Scott Projects). Many ...