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Building Dept Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19…Rec Center Closed as Precaution

According to a press release issued by the City of Miami Springs, an employee at the Miami Springs Building Department tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee is reportedly fine and showing no symptoms. Nevertheless, since...
Miami-Dade County Mayor Gimenez

Mayor Shutting Down Businesses Wednesday

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez to close down businesses again! Specifically: Indoor restaurant dining Ballrooms Banquet facilities Party venues Gyms & fitness centers Short term rentals What do you think?  Is this a knee jerk reaction...

COVID-19 Weekly Update

FLORIDA The total number of new cases of the Coronavirus grew even faster over the last week with nearly 49,000 new confirmed cases.  That's the largest 7 day total since the pandemic began in the...
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Miami Springs Vehicle March for America!

No parade.  No fireworks.  No car show.  No worries.  Local residents don't need the government to get things done.  Local resident Raul Cruz-Alvarez is organizing a vehicle March for this Saturday, July 4th at...
Sandra Ruiz

Interview with Council Candidate Sandra Ruiz

We sat down with Miami Springs Council candidate Sandra Ruiz.  Sandra addresses some of her top priorities she would like to address including crime and 36 Street.  See the full video below.  As a reminder,...
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Porch Pirate Destroys Ornament from Curtiss Parkway Home

Miami Springs resident posted this video of a porch pirate who appears to walk up to the home, pick up an ornament.  Then the alleged pirate walks onto the driveway...Raises the ornament over his...

MIAMI-DADE CORRECTIONS TGK WORKSHOP

Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department will have a workshop regarding the proposed jail expansion at TGK.  Below you'll find the powerpoint presentation that will be used in today's meeting.  You can participate in today's...

It’s Official: Fireworks Show Postponed in 3 – 2 Vote

The 4th of July Fireworks in Miami Springs are was officially postponed...Possibly for New Year's Eve. The vote went down 3 - 2.  Maria Mitchell, Bob Best, and Jaime Petralanda voted to postpone the...

FLORIDA AMBER ALERT: Josiah Brantley – 8 Years Old – Leon County

  NARRATIVE: A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for Josiah Brantley, last seen in the area of the 2500 block of Holton Street in Tallahassee, who was last seen wearing a white tank top with...
STOP JAIL EXPANSION

Jail Expansion Workshop Tuesday

Miami-Dade County has proposed closing the downtown jail facility and expanding the TGK facility to not only accommodate existing inmates, but all the inmates that would normally stay at the downtown facility. A Workshop of...

Fireworks Available at Milam’s Markets

Your neighborhood grocer, Milam's Markets, has got you covered with what you need for the 4th of July.  That includes fireworks for some backyard fun.  But due to the expected demand for the long...

Fireworks Show to be Cancelled?

The 4th of July Fireworks in Miami Springs are likely to be cancelled this year.  The City of Miami Springs has a special council meeting tonight (the 2nd special meeting on the matter) to...
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Miami Springs Prayer Walk

There was a prayer walk held in Miami Springs on Saturday.  Local 10 was here in Miami Springs to cover the event.  Watch the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwr-SqUT0v4    
Coronavirus

Weekly COVID Update: 45% Increase in Cases in FL – 31% Increase in...

FLORIDA The number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased by a whopping 45% in the last 7 days or nearly 44,000 new cases.  Hospitalizations increased last week by 9% or 1,207 cases. ...

Emergency Order: Masks Required in Public in Miami Springs

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: It is now illegal to be in public without a mask in Miami Springs if you cannot be socially distant.  Any violation of this Emergency Order may be subject to fine and/or...

Got Gas?

It’s getting hot out there, so stock up on those great summer coolers like ice tea and lemonade. You’re probably saying, but Buzz, what about soda? Isn’t it one of the most popular beverages...
Cozy Corner Miami Springs

Cozy Corner Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19

The popular Miami Springs restaurant, Cozy Corner, will be temporarily closing its doors in an abundance of caution.  Apparently, the restaurant "may have come into contact with an individual who has recently tested positive...
Miami Springs Public Works

Public Works Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

According to a report by Theo Karantsalis published in The Miami Herald, a Miami Spring Public Works employee has tested positive for the Coronavirus.  As you might imagine, this was only a matter of time.  According...

Miami Springs Senior High Drive Through Diploma Celebration

Years from now, people will look back at how we continued to live life during this global pandemic known as the Coronavirus COVID-19.  They will look back at how we social distanced to protect...

BLM Protest March in Miami Springs

There was a second BLM protest in Miami Springs.  The most recent protest was held on Saturday as a march through Miami Springs streets.  The group of protesters were able to march down Westward...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

The number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the State of Florida has increased by 32% in the last 7 days.  That's nearly 24,000 new cases in just the last week.  That puts the...

Planned Protest Parade Westward & Curtiss Parkway

A group of protesters have planned a march today in Miami Springs.  The route includes the commercial district of Westward Drive and Curtiss Parkway from the Circle to Deer Run.  Due to the march,...

Miami Springs Senior High Virtual Graduation Ceremony

We all know how difficult 2020 has been for everyone.  It's been especially tough for the graduating class of 2020 with no prom, no sports, and no traditional graduation ceremony.  However, just as everyone...
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Flag Day Republican Rally on Curtiss Parkway

Virtually every Sunday, the Miami Springs Republican Club meets on Curtiss Parkway at the Circle.  They wave the American flag and as you might expect from a Republican club, they proudly wave Donald Trump...
Dr. Walter Fajet

Interview: Council Candidate Dr. Fajet

We sat down with Dr. Walter Fajet, a lifelong Miami Springs resident and principal at AIE Charter school in Miami Springs.  He's running for City Council and agreed to sit down with us for...
Fair Havens

Weekly COVID-19 Update

The number of new COVID-19 cases in the State of Florida has dramatically increased over the last week.  As you can see in the chart below, the curve for new cases has more than...

Three Arrested: Stolen Bikes Recovered

The Miami Springs Police Department arrested 3 individuals for possession of stolen bicycles.  The Police Department needs your help to locate the owners of these bicycles.  If you were the victim of a recent...
City Hall

4 Candidates Qualify to Run for Council Seat III

According to the City of Miami Springs the following 4 Miami Springs residents "fully qualified for Group III for the August 18, 2020 Special Election."  Here are the candidates in last name alphabetical order: ...

FOUND SAFE! AMBER ALERT: Kimberly Newberry-Ohler

UPDATE: Found Safe! The Florida AMBER Alert out of Martin County for 13-year-old Kimberly Newberry-Ohler has been resolved. The child is safe. Thank you for sharing! #FLAMBER — FDLE (@fdlepio) June 11, 2020 A Florida AMBER Alert...

Charles B. Stafford: The Only Miami Springs Police Officer Killed in the Line...

Officer Charles B. Stafford was the first and only Miami Springs Police Officer killed in the line of duty. On June 11, 1991, Officer Stafford stopped the driver of a stolen car and was...

What's the Buzz?

Got Gas?

It’s getting hot out there, so stock up on those great summer coolers like ice tea and lemonade. You’re probably saying, but Buzz, what...

Want a major theme park adventure? Get ready for change

Content warning: your theme park characters will change. Here we are knee deep in a stay at home world, trying to put together fun academic...

Please pass the crickets

I got your food chain right here: please pass the crickets With all the time on our hands lately, we have the opportunity to check...

Buzz Fleischman joins MiamiSprings.com

I’ve been binge watching the show How It’s Made for the last 2 months, what’s going on outside? Covid 19, Burmese Pythons and on the...

Politics

Sandra Ruiz

Interview with Council Candidate Sandra Ruiz

We sat down with Miami Springs Council candidate Sandra Ruiz.  Sandra addresses some of her top priorities she would like to address including crime...
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Porch Pirate Destroys Ornament from Curtiss Parkway Home

Miami Springs resident posted this video of a porch pirate who appears to walk up to the home, pick up an ornament.  Then the...

MIAMI-DADE CORRECTIONS TGK WORKSHOP

Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department will have a workshop regarding the proposed jail expansion at TGK.  Below you'll find the powerpoint presentation that will...
STOP JAIL EXPANSION

Jail Expansion Workshop Tuesday

Miami-Dade County has proposed closing the downtown jail facility and expanding the TGK facility to not only accommodate existing inmates, but all the inmates...

BLM Protest March in Miami Springs

There was a second BLM protest in Miami Springs.  The most recent protest was held on Saturday as a march through Miami Springs streets. ...

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OPINION: by John McCarty

4/1/2015 0:00:00 VOTE OUT THE MAYOR & CITY COUNCIL - Why? THEY JUST SPENT $5 MILLON ON A...
Miami Springs Golf Course

$8 Million Lost at Golf Course

3/3/2014 0:00:00 At a recent Council Meeting, Miami Springs Police Officer, Jorge Capote highlighted the elephant...
Coronavirus

Miami Springs has 2 Cases of Coronavirus

The morning update from the Florida Department of Health shows that Miami Springs now has...

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ARRESTED: 2 Students Arrested for Threat Against Miami Springs Middle School

ARRESTED! According to multiple local TV reports, two students were arrested for making the threats to...
Memorial Day Wreck

REPORT: Fatal Fiery Wreck Kills 2 Teens on 36th Street

UPDATE: May 28, 2019 10pm NBC 6 Miami made an update this evening identifying the 18...
Fair Havens

Fair Havens Owner Convicted, Forfeits Property

According to a report by McKnight's Senior Living, Philip Esformes, an owner of Fair Havens,...

Virginia Gardens

Seal of the Village of Virginia Gardens

Village of Virginia Gardens Responds to COVID-19

The Village of Virginia Gardens is also adjusting to COVID-19.  The Village postponed a presentation...

Alleged Burglars Caught on Camera Christmas Eve

Casey Sierra, a Virginia Gardens resident, posted this Christmas Eve video showing two men allegedly...

County Wants to Expand TGK Jail Facility

According to the City of Miami Springs City Manager, William Alonso, a Miami-Dade County consultant...
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