Mitchel Chockla, 96, has lived in his South Miami home since 1951. Over the years, he delivered mail to many of his neighbors, including Ted Williams, Robert Frost and even former Vice President Spiro Agnew.
One bite of the gooey organic egg — stacked with tangy sautéed greens, savory bacon, and coastal cheddar with herb aioli on a soft onion poppy seed roll — is all it takes to know the new Madruga Bakery is a special place. Open just two months and tucked into Coral Gables off U.S. 1 on Madruga Avenue, the bakery is the brainchild of Naomi Harris, 27.
Addictions specialist Edward Stephen Halpert survived an accident that rendered him quadriplegic while in medical school. He would serve more than 30 years in the field of psychiatry at the University of Miami and run programs to help the addicted at UM/Jackson and Veterans Administration hospitals.
Deborah Frazier is the proud owner of DD’s Gourmet Cookie and recently opened a kiosk on the second floor of The Shops at Sunset Place in South Miami. The small stall already has a steady stream of customers, with around 200 people attending the grand opening on Feb. 18.
The property, which includes just over an acre of land and two vacant buildings, was approved for development of two four-story mixed-use buildings, but the buyer chose instead to renovate and lease out the existing buildings.
Mayor Philip Stoddard says he is sick of seeing important projects in South Miami blocked by one commissioner. On Nov. 8, residents agreed that one of those projects should move forward: a new City Hall.
An accreditation team is asking for public comments about the South Miami Police Department. A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation arrives Dec. 13 to examine all aspects of the department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services.
Rayne Burse, a 23-year-old model, only lived in South Miami for a week when a neighbor confronted her. The argument, caught on camera, led to an arrest on a battery charge for the older woman and a new hashtag – #MoveMojito.
#MoveMojito: An argument turned violent, then viral
A happy ending to coffee war in South Miami
Man charged after mocking, assaulting victim with cerebral palsy