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New hotel on the way at old Cisco's site in Virginia Gardens

Cisco's Cafe was once one of the premier Mexican restaurants in Miami-Dade County and the centerpiece of action in Virginia Gardens. About 10 years ago, the cafe closed and soon after the building was demolished. After eight years, Waterstone Capital Airport has purchased the property and will build a hotel on the site.

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Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor winner honored at Miami Springs High School

Last week the United Teachers of Dade (UTD), the governing union representing Miami-Dade County teachers, organized a terrific event in Room 205 of Miami Springs Senior High School that turned a terrible “wrong” into a terrific “right" when former Miami Springs student Bruce Wayne Carter, who was killed in the Vietnam War and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, was honored with a plaque in his memory.

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Judge tosses Miami Springs election case

A contentious court case challenging the Miami Springs election process was thrown out Thursday. Fernando “Fred” Suco filed the lawsuit on April 17 after losing his mayoral bid to incumbent Zavier Garcia in the April 7 election in hopes of unseating the winner.