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City of Miami Springs vs Factory Town

City of Miami Springs vs Factory Town

As we reported yesterday, the City of Miami Springs has officially filed a lawsuit against Factory Town, the entertainment venue that has operated multiple concerts till 5am (including school nights).  As we've reported before,...

Scoundrel of the Seas plying the waters with reluctant passengers and a maxed out...

  A sea escape is usually a vacation, but the newly minted cruise ship now named Scoundrel of the Seas has topped them all. Arrest warrants are for people, but this one was issued for...
Miami Springs Senior High Basketball (Photo Credit: @mssh_hawks)

Hawks Basketball Wins Big: 85 – 66

The Miami Springs Senior High Boys Basketball team improved to 9-3 with a big win over district rival iMater at the MSSH High School gym.  Final score:  85 - 66. The Golden Hawks will head...
Miami-Dade Courthouse

City of Miami Springs Sues Factory Town

It's official.  The City of Miami Springs has filed a lawsuit against the entity known as Factory Town. According to an update by the City of Miami Springs City Attorney, the City of Miami...
Miami Springs Expressway (elevated extension of State Road 112)

Mixed News on SR112 Expansion into Miami Springs

We reported back in October on how the FDOT had come to Miami Springs.  They presented a few options.  They listened to our concerns.  Then they came back with a proposal that was worse...

New COVID Cases Drop 33% in Florida…Fatalities Remain Relatively Low

Florida reported 289,204 new cases of COVID-19 last week.  That's a 33% drop from the record high we saw the prior week of 430,095 cases.  This may mean we've seen the peak of the...
Introducing our Rookie Teacher of the Year, Ms. Michelle Angela Alvarez! 🍎 Graduated from Florida International University, Ms. Alvarez has been teaching for 5 years. As an ESE Inclusion teacher, Ms. Alvarez enjoys watching students grow and mature, harbors their creativity and imagination, and makes an impact and difference in their lives. Outside of teaching she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and reading. We are lucky to have such a dedicated and loving teacher on our team. 🍎 Congratulations Ms. Alvarez. (Photo Credit Miami Springs Elementary)

Congratulations to Ms. Michelle Angela Alvarez

We want to congratulate Ms. Michelle Angela Alvarez for being recognized by Miami Springs Elementary as the "Rookie Teacher of the Year!" Miami Springs Elementary posted the following message on social media: Introducing our Rookie Teacher...
Miami Springs Senior High Basketball (Photo Credit: @mssh_hawks)

MSSH Basketball Keeps Winning

The Miami Springs Senior High boys basketball team improved to 8-3 with a district win last week over Booker T. Washington.  The Hawks won by a score of 76 - 56. The Hawks also had...
Jimmy Pino supporting Miami Springs Police

Jimmy Pino Organizes Group to Feed Miami Springs Police Department

We'd like to thank Jimmy Pino (from Grace's Deli and Magic City Smokehouse) for organizing with Oscar Mendez (from Woody's Backyard Grill), The Leonard Real Estate Group, Bryson's Pub, Mercedes Stinson Caruso, and Jody...
Miami Association of Realtors Headquarters in Miami Springs (Photo Credit: Sharpe Project Developments)

Miami Association of Realtors Announces New Headquarters in Miami Springs

The Miami Association of Realtors announced the selection of Sharpe Project Developments to manage the the development of the Association's new global headquarters in Miami Springs. Sharpe Project Developments had the following description of the...
Miami Springs City Council

Council Workshop Prioritizes Upcoming Projects

The City of Miami Springs City Council held a lengthy public workshop on Tuesday, July 18, 2022, to discuss the priorities for the year.  It was a great session where the members of the...

VIDEO: 2021 Miami Springs Real Estate Review

2021 was a crazy year.  It was the second year of COVID.  It was a year where people in other states decided if they could work from home, they might as well move to...

Infection Prevention Tips for Seniors

With aging, the immune system naturally weakens, increasing the risk of disease and infection in older people. Additionally, many older people also have other health conditions that can make them more susceptible. 𝗛𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲...
Proposed Upgraded War Memorial on Curtiss Parkway (Designed by Southeast Design Associates)

Milam’s Markets Raising Funds for War Memorial

Milam's Markets is once again helping the community by joining an effort to raise funds for the refurbishment of the War Memorial Monument on Curtiss Parkway. The Monument is a cenotaph (empty tomb) honoring...

COVID Update: Over 400,000 New Cases…111 Fatalities Last Week

The State of Florida reported 111 COVID related fatalities across the state last week.  The numbers don't differentiate someone who died from COVID complications compared to someone who died from organ failure that also...
Factory Town Circus Event in Southeast Hialeah: Photo Credit @FactoryTown_

Sleepless Again? 24 Hour Party in Hialeah

Factory Town in Hialeah, the venue that hosted an outdoor concert that kept Miami Springs residents awake, will again be hosting a new concert.  The next event is scheduled for Saturday March 26, 2022...
Miami Springs City Hall

Podcast: ADA Lawsuit against City of Miami Springs

We reported back in November how the City of Miami Springs had lost a Federal Appeals case to local activist, journalist, and Miami Springs resident, Theo Karantsalis. https://new.miamisprings.com/city-of-miami-springs-loses-federal-appeal-case/ Theo Karantsalis suffers from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) among...
Detective David Bente and the legend, retired Miami Springs Police Officer Don Mazzone at the July 3rd Car Show

Thank You Detective Bente

We would like to thank Miami Springs Police Detective, David Bente, for his dedication to the Miami Springs community.  Detective Bente is retiring and the City of Miami Springs presented the 29 year Miami...
Louis Cimino Jr - Photo Credit Cimino Family

Obituary: Louis Cimino Jr

Louis Cimino Jr., 80, of Eustis, Florida, transitioned to his eternal life in heaven on January 6, 2022. Lou was affectionately known as Luigi, Louie, Scrappy, Dad, Pop Pop, Mr. Cimino, and Coach Cimino by...
Only 44 Fatalities in Florida from COVID last week

44 COVID Fatalities in Florida Last Week Despite Huge Increase in Cases

The Florida Department of Health reported 44 deaths between December 31, 2021 and January 6, 2022.  Shhh.  Don't tell anybody as it appears to be a secret. All the media is reporting is on the...
CityPlace Shooting

Sunday Night Shooting at Doral’s CityPlace

Insane... This is why you avoid altercations as much as possible. You never know when someone's going to pull a gun out. This crazy dispute reportedly occurred on Sunday night at about 9pm in the parking...
Former Miami Springs Councilwoman, Jennifer Ator

Former Councilwoman Jennifer Ator Passed Away

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jennifer Ator's family including husband Bill Tallman and her sons, Avery and Mason.  May the Lord give them the strength they need during this difficult time.  Jennifer...
Accident at the Circle in Miami Springs

Accidents Nearly Doubled on the Circle Last Year

As a follow up to our story on the design flaws of the Circle, we asked the City of Miami Springs Police Department for the number of accidents that have happened on the Circle. ...
PARKING SCANDAL - Miami Springs Town Center

Miami Springs Parking Scandal – Part III in our series

In part two of this report, we shared a parking study produced by Max Milam from Milam's Markets.  Mr. Milam's study proved (what most people already knew) that Miami Springs' Central Business District is...
Miami Springs Gazebo

How To Live A Longer, Happier, Healthier Life

Welcome to 2022! Live happier, healthier and enjoy a longer, more fulfilling Life. This is a concept we can all embrace!  With the inception of a new year, we wipe the slate clean and start...
Missing Westward Mailboxes (Photo Credit Theo Karantsalis)

Drive-thru mailbox near library vandalized, pending replacement 

Nothing echoes like an empty mailbox. Except a mailbox that is no longer there. Locals dropping off letters in front of the Miami Springs library paused Tuesday morning as they rolled down their windows in...
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Video: Circle Invites Bad Driver Decisions…Creates Accidents

The Circle redesign has been nothing short of a complete failure.  It's so bad, we won't address all the problems, but it had a stated goal and received funding to make the Circle more...
FREE COVID-19 TESTING

FREE COVID-19 Testing at Rec Center

UPDATE:  The City of Miami Springs released a statement that "Due to truck and staffing shortages, there will be no county testing at the Community Center parking lot today. Testing will resume tomorrow, January...
2021 Miami Springs Year in Review

Top Miami Springs Stories of 2021

We take a look back at 2021, the 2nd year of COVID, and the headlines that made the news in Miami Springs.  2021 was a year of challenging crime along NW 36th street with...
Dennis Washington (Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Another Human Trafficking Arrest at 36 Street Hotel

NW 36th Street hotels were famous for hosting airline pilots, stewardesses, and families vacationing in Miami.  Unfortunately, that reputation has given way to human trafficking and prostitution. Miami Springs Police announced the arrest of Dennis...

What's the Buzz?

We Can All Agree It’s Been a Helluva Year!

Just when we were thinking “Wow! This world-wide contagion could almost be under control," it feels like we’ve been pushed into the pool by...

Hialeah’s new “Factory Town Entertainment Sub-District Pilot Program.” has disturbed our sleep!

Sound intrusion in our lives may not be spoken of in the same way we talk about traffic. We don’t leave the zip code...

I Came, I Saw, I Clicked!

Spoiler alert! This is a column devoted to pursuits that some men can’t live without, or why your wife’s hair is turning grey. Some...

New Radio Programs Are Out Of This World!

Albert Einstein was once asked “What is the most important question facing humankind?” Einstein responded by asking another question: “Is the universe a friendly...

A Happy Humorous Thanksgiving to All

Scene: Two native Americans of the Wampanoag People, who had lived on the Eastern coast of America for about10,000 years before the Europeans arrived,...

Politics

Miami-Dade Courthouse

City of Miami Springs Sues Factory Town

It's official.  The City of Miami Springs has filed a lawsuit against the entity known as Factory Town. According to an update by the...
Miami Springs Expressway (elevated extension of State Road 112)

Mixed News on SR112 Expansion into Miami Springs

We reported back in October on how the FDOT had come to Miami Springs.  They presented a few options.  They listened to our concerns. ...
Miami Springs City Council

Council Workshop Prioritizes Upcoming Projects

The City of Miami Springs City Council held a lengthy public workshop on Tuesday, July 18, 2022, to discuss the priorities for the year. ...
Miami Springs City Hall

Podcast: ADA Lawsuit against City of Miami Springs

We reported back in November how the City of Miami Springs had lost a Federal Appeals case to local activist, journalist, and Miami Springs...
PARKING SCANDAL - Miami Springs Town Center

Miami Springs Parking Scandal – Part III in our series

In part two of this report, we shared a parking study produced by Max Milam from Milam's Markets.  Mr. Milam's study proved (what most...

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Interview: Vincent Medel for Miami Springs City Council

We sat down with Vincent Medel, candidate for Miami Springs City Council Group IV.  Watch...

Another Sex Trafficking Arrest in Miami Springs

Miami-Dade State Attorney, Katherine Fernandez-Rundle, announced another sex trafficking arrest in Miami Springs.  According to...
Home Values Up in Miami Springs

2019 Real Estate Review with The Leonard Real Estate Group

We recently sat down with Charlie Leonard and Sean Pascale of The Leonard Real Estate...

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Hialeah Hospital Announces Safe, Virtual Visits to its Emergency Departments Via Tele-ER Option

Hialeah Hospital will now be offering patients a new option for care with Tele-ER. This...

Hialeah’s new “Factory Town Entertainment Sub-District Pilot Program.” has disturbed our sleep!

Sound intrusion in our lives may not be spoken of in the same way we...

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...

Virginia Gardens

Tax Decrease Coming to VG

7/28/2014 0:00:00 According to an article published by Theo Karantsalis in The Miami Herald, the Village...

Mayor Deno Gets It Done

Special thanks to Virginia Gardens Mayor, Spencer Deno.  His hard work and push with the...
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...
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