Miami’s Top Five: What you should know Monday


1.The funeral for a 10-year-old boy shot to death during a robbery at his parents’ Northwest Miami-Dade nail salon will be Monday. A service was held on Sunday. Aaron Vu will be buried with his favorite things: an action figure and headphones.

2. One of the largest exhibits being displayed during Miami's popular Art Basel this year will be a floating piece of art. The Gator in the Bay was crafted with floating art tiles and aims to bring awareness to the shrinking Florida Everglades. Basel opens this week in Miami Beach with various satellite events throughout Miami.

3. The Miami Herald’s annual Wish Book campaign is underway, with stories of families in need this holiday season.

4. It’s Cyber Monday, with online deals across the Internet.

5. Monday started with a fog advisory, but should be sunny most of the day. Highs are expected in the mid- to upper-70s with lows in the low-to mid-60s. Rain chance is 10 percent.

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