Miami police released photos of the red 2006 Chevrolet Equinox they say was the getaway car in Thursday’s armed robbery at Value Pawn & Jewelry. Ricardo Reyes, 65, was fatally wounded by one of the three suspects, all of whom remain at large.
While planning this year’s Gay8 street festival on Calle Ocho, founders Damian Pardo and Joe Cardona sought a way to keep the street fair fun and still address the serious gun safety issues confounding our community.
Miami Dade College welcomes the Cuban musical group Septeto Santiaguero at the Koubek Center, 2705 SW Third St., at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. The concert is part of the Little Havana Social Club, a social dance series.
Retired Major League Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez visited the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s Hank Kline Club on Wednesday to exchange gifts, spread holiday cheer and talk with teenagers about their life goals.
In the male-dominated cigar industry, twin sisters Yvonne and Yvette Rodriguez have set out to blaze a trail for their business, Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars, while at the same time celebrating the vast shades of women in the African diaspora.
Manuel Balado ran a chain of tire dealerships in Havana that led the U.S. company Firestone to honor the business entrepreneur as one of its top dealers. After fleeing Cuba in 1962, Balado repeated the success in Miami with his chain, Balado National Tire.
Nestled in the neighborhood of Little Havana, a group of pre-kindergarten children play, paint and learn the letters of the alphabet in their classroom at the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The classroom and pilot program is one of the first offering instruction to both visually impaired and sighted children.
In the wake of the annual sunny-day flooding during king tides in South Florida, more than 350 residents recently gathered in Little Havana for a screening of a National Geographic documentary on climate change.
Three companies are based under The Creative Girls’ roof: Jennifer Vera’s Vera Strategies, a digital brand-consulting firm in collaboration with Michelle Villalobos; Nadia Payan is owner and creative director of Good Axe Designs; and Gabriela Guzman owns The Jupiter Circle, building engaged online communities using social media.
Miami-Dade College’s Koubek Center will launch a bilingual family series, Playtime: Dias de las Familias from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, with a Dia de Los Muertos Halloween celebration. The event is free for the public.