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.
In a champagne-color dress, a white veil on her hair and holding a white flower bouquet in her hands, 80-year-old Maria Teresa Cobar walked down the aisle for the first time in her life, to join her 95-year-old groom, Carlos Victor Suarez. The couple met less than a year ago when Suarez came to live at the Aventura Plaza Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
Dara Clarke was cleared after being detained when police said she drove her BMW over a freshly poured sidewalk. Now she’s suing the city of Aventura, the police officers who arrested her and the developers of a controversial condo project on a private island.
After two decades of intense, super-tall condo development, municipal elections in the narrow sandbar city of Sunny Isles Beach hinge on some big issues: Traffic, traffic, traffic. Four candidates — Dana Goldman, Greg Capra, Mendel Bergovoy and Larisa Svechin — are running for two seats.
The Miami Jewish community will gather to honor the life of Nobel laureate Shimon Peres on Thursday. The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, in partnership with the Consulate General of Israel in Miami and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami, will hold a memorial at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, 20400 NE 30th Ave.
Micki Marlo recorded for Capitol and ABC-Paramount, had a starring role in Broadway’s “The Ziegfield Follies of 1957,” and became a nightclub regular from Miami Beach’s Fontainebleau to West Hollywood’s Ciro’s. After a string of appearances on TV variety shows like “The Tonight Show,” she moved to Miami-Dade in 1968 and continued performing until 2015.