In the early 1960s, when advertising agencies were run by men, Rosalie Rice, a bookkeeper and Miami Beach Sun columnist, opened her own firm, Rose Rice Associates. She became one of the first female ad agency owners in Florida.
Twenty-seven boys at Aventura City of Excellence School are on the road to becoming men. The youngsters on Wednesday attended an hour-long speaking event to mark the launch of the school’s One Million Men in the Making club, a mentorship program for adolescent boys based largely on founder Jonathan Catherman’s book, “The Manual to Manliness.”
When “Nightly Business Report” debuted in January 1979 on Miami WPBT2, Paul Kangas was its stock-market commentator. He moved into the anchor role in 1990, a position he held until retiring on Dec. 31, 2009. The economic news program became the most-watched daily business program during his run.
The $10.7 million sale of a Florida condo tied to a top aide of Argentina’s former president is being investigated by Argentine officials. The condo is part of a $65 million real estate empire in the United States that an Argentine prosecutor suspects was obtained through money laundering.
Aventura police say an Uber driver shot and killed a man attempting to rob him Sunday morning on an access road next to the Lehman Causeway. By Sunday evening detectives were talking to a “person of interest,” police said.
Members of the Aventura Chabad held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 6, for a new $12 million, 44,000-square-foot building with two sanctuaries, one for the Chabad community and one for the Sephardic community.