Will more apartments bring less traffic in Doral?

Whether an existing tree nursery will become an apartment community or business complex is up for a vote Wednesday after Doral City Council members discuss changing the land-use designation from business and office/residential to high density residential.


Doral 2018 elections off to an early start with familiar faces

Doral elections will have some familiar faces come November 2018. Former councilwoman Sandra Ruiz and resident Digna Cabral —both of whom were defeated in the 2016 race — and political newcomer Belinda Leon have filed to run for Seat 4, currently held by Ana Maria Rodriguez. Rodriguez, who will term out in 2018, will run for District 105 of the Florida House of Representatives.


Fresh Market opening soon in Doral

The Fresh Market will open its fifth Miami-Dade location on May 24 in Doral. A ribbon cutting will kick off several giveaways, live music performances, and lots of free samples.


Bad driving leads to an arrest in ID-theft case

Police in Doral spotted a white Mercedes driving erratically on Northwest 87th Avenue one day in mid-January, and the subsequent traffic stop led to the arrest of the driver on an outstanding Texas warrant and the discovery of fraudulent credit cards, according to Miami federal court records.


OAS chief honored by South Florida Venezuelan community

Secretary General Luis Almagro, whose report on the collapse of Venezuelan democracy is one of the harshest so far from an international body against the Chavista regime, warned that the Nicolás Maduro government is willing to continue using violence to contain the growing government opposition protests, raising the level of “injustice and tyranny” prevailing in the country.

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Monique O. Madan


Monique O. Madan covers Doral, Homestead, Palmetto Bay and Pinecrest. Monique started at the Herald in 2008 as a part-time reporter. She graduated Emerson College in Boston after stints at The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and the Dallas Morning News. She returned to her hometown paper, the Miami Herald, in 2014.


Taking a drag in Doral? Watch those ashes

As part of the city’s “Keep Doral Clean” campaign, Doral debuted the first of several videos, hoping that the community will think twice before hurling their ashes into the wind.
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Taking a drag in Doral? Watch those ashes 0:31

Taking a drag in Doral? Watch those ashes

CityPlace Doral is ready for business 1:29

CityPlace Doral is ready for business

Part of Doral overtaken by odors of garbage 0:49

Part of Doral overtaken by odors of garbage

Car fire in Doral 0:51

Car fire in Doral


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