In an effort to recognize deserving South Florida youth baseball and softball players for doing well in school and displaying sportsmanship on the diamond, the Miami Marlins have once again partnered with The Miami Herald to co-sponsor the Team Player spotlight on the Sunday Youth Sports pages in the Neighbors section of The Miami Herald in print and online.
Miami’s auditor general reported Tuesday that the fired director of the Little Haiti Cultural Center was “affiliated with” a center vendor, but found no proof that she was making money off the relationship.
Locals and visitors on Saturday explored more than 20 art spaces, studios and galleries in Little River and Little Haiti during “Little River’s Night of Light – a 305 Summertime Culture Crawl,” an inaugural event that introduced the public to art and artists within the neighborhoods’ creative spaces.
The Public Service Commission used Monday’s hearing to gauge public opinion toward the proposed rate increase by Florida Power and Light and will make its decision later this year. Half of the speakers spoke against FPL’s rate increase proposal while the other half spoke in favor of their experiences with FPL.
Doug Glisson, a senior investigator at the Department of Corrections, is seeking reinstatement to his position as a supervisor in the agency’s Office of Inspector General, after a five-member Complaint Review Board concluded that the complaint against him was “unfounded.”
The new state traffic office chief in Miami-Dade says one of his priorities to help ease traffic congestion in the county is to persuade more drivers to leave their vehicles at home. Jim Wolfe of the state Department of Transportation supports BRT lines and the SMART Plan.
A developer and longtime advocate for small-scale, pedestrian-friendly development is putting his money where his mouth is. Hoping to establish a new model of urban development, Andrew Frey will build townhouse apartments in Little Havana with no parking under a new city of Miami zoning rule he championed.