MOCA’s rebranding has started and its first exhibit, “Third Space: Inventing the Possible,” will feature 18 artists, both local and international, including work from Gustavo Roman, Onajide Shabaka and Jose Bedia.
North Miami officials met with an investigator from the Internal Revenue Service Friday to discuss the agency’s review of four of the city’s 2012 payroll tax returns. The initial meeting did not prompt any action or fines and was described as positive by city staff.
“The light in me honors and respects the light in you. Namaste,” were the words of Terri Cooper, teacher and founder of Yoga Gangsters, during a class at Girl Power Rocks, an organization that helps young people struggling with difficult situations, school suspensions or family conflicts.
In July, Miami Beach became the first Florida city to ban Styrofoam, also known as polystyrene, from city parks, city vendors and restaurants that operate on city sidewalks, including busy Lincoln Road.
A year ago, when Ana Garcia became North Miami Beach’s newest city manager, she promised to deliver a balanced budget and devise a strategic plan to revamp the city’s ailing, financially strapped departments.
North Miami Beach council members voted unanimously Tuesday to catapult the city into the “modern age” by authorizing nearly $2 million for a “ long overdue” overhaul of the city’s comprehensive software system.
North Miami plans to redevelop its downtown area with a new multistory parking garage, retail stores and office spaces. A newly formed downtown advisory committee met last week to discuss the plan for the area’s future and to hear details from city staff.