A pedestrian was struck by a bike rider during the Critical Mass cycling event in Miami Beach Friday. Miami Beach police tweeted that the crash took place on 71st Street and Bay Drive West around 8 p.m. All traffic has since been reopened.
Isaac Camber served in the underground Jewish defense force, Haganah, during World War II, resettled Holocaust survivors after the war and worked as a food scientist in Miami and Latin America. In his later years, he founded a medical and scientific equipment distributorship in Miami.
State Rep. David Richardson of Miami Beach — Florida’s only openly gay legislator — told a panel at the Democratic National Convention that he agreed to help Florida Gov. Rick Scott talk to the gay community after the Orlando shooting if there were no reporters, no cameras.
Early write-in voting began Thursday for the upcoming fourth annual Pink Flamingo Awards, which celebrate “South Florida’s favorite people, places and organizations,” according to a news release from the LGBT Visitor Center, which presents the event.
Miami-Dade’s historic preservation board approved a new historic district on a single block of Collins Avenue in Surfside that’s made up of nine Miami Modern and Streamline Moderne buildings by noted local mid-20th century architects.