The start of track work for Brightline, the express passenger train service that will begin operating this summer, has caused traffic havoc in northeast Miami with the closure of Northeast 79th and 82nd streets for a full week. Commuters can expect disruptions through mid-year as work progresses to the north and south along the Florida East Coast Railway line.
The criminal complaint in federal court against Don Clippinger, an assistant principal at Fienberg-Fisher K-8 Center, says he used a video-conferencing application to view child pornography and stream videos of himself masturbating to it.
A biopic about Japan’s Oskar Schindler will be screened in Florida for first the time on Wednesday during the Miami Jewish Film Festival. “Persona Non Grata” will be shown 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at O Cinema Miami Shores, 9806 NE Second Ave. Tickets are $13.
El Portal is conducting a countywide logo search, with the winner receiving a key to the village. Those interested have until Jan. 23 to enter their design for the opportunity to be selected as one of the three finalists.
Mina’s Mediterraneo on Northeast 79th Street is giving Miami “a different kind of ladies night“ every third Thursday of the month. “This is a lesbian takeover. We come here on Thursdays and we just take over Mina’s — all the beautiful lesbian women in Miami,” said Lourdes Bermúdez, a Miami insurance broker. “This is what we need and this is what we are seeking.”
With little to go on in solving an armed robbery of a $30,000 ring in a popular parking lot, Miami Shores police received video-prompted tips and arrested repetitive convicted felon William Carroll for a Wednesday afternoon robbery