The Rock-N-Ranch pony rides, housed at Enchanted Forest Elaine Gordon Park, 1725 NE 135th St., were halted in April when Shirley Chance, the decades-long owner of the ranch, was forced to give up the stables after the city said she failed to comply with city code requirements to keep her lease intact.
The North Miami City Council is slated to vote Tuesday on the settlement splitting the Museum of Contemporary Art and its former board members. MOCA gets the Harings; the new Institute of Contemporary Art gets the Baldessaris.
Runners took part in the annual Founders' 5K Fun Run at Barry University for Fitness and Wellness Promotion graduate-level course on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in North Miami. All proceeds of the event went to FLIPANY (Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth), a local non-profit organization which promotes the consumption of nutritious foods and physical activity to youth.
Hundreds of people received free bags of food during a distribution by Farm Share at Allen Park-Deleonardis Youth Center in North Miami Beach, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. The food bank delivered enough ham, bread, produce and canned foods for 1,000 people.
The city of North Miami will retain the majority of the works in the 600-piece collection and rights to the name, according to statement issued jointly by the North Miami Museum of Contemporary Art and its former board members.
Hundreds of people braved the rain for the second annual Flavors of North Miami food festival on Sunday at the Museum of Contemporary Art Plaza in North Miami, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. The event was presented by the city of North Miami and the Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce and featured food and drinks from area restaurants and caterers as well as children's activities and live entertainment.
About 60 Girl Scouts, friends, and family members took part in a shoreline cleanup at the Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Ice cream and a lesson on propagating mangroves followed the cleanup.
On Veterans Day, 26 fallen soldiers will be honored on a Veterans Memorial Plaque, which will be unveiled at the entrance of the Southern Memorial Park Cemetery. One of them was almost overlooked: Robert Randall was 19 when he was killed in Vietnam in 1969. But a year and a half ago, his grave marker disappeared from the North Miami cemetery where he is buried. An old friend never gave up trying to restore the soldier’s memory.
After two weeks of negotiations that continued into Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, North Miami has approved a deal to sell a portion of land on the city’s Biscayne Landing property to a developer, Oleta Partners.
The Uptown Avenue 7 Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), the new name for the NW 7th Avenue CRA, is inviting business owners to learn about the CRA, its new business development programs, and new development along the NW 7th Avenue Corridor at a Business Development Summit.