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“Toshi” (pronounced “toe – she”), an endangered black rhinoceros celebrated his 43rd birthday this week making him the oldest male black rhino in the United States!
Newcomers to Homestead may not be familiar with either the original Royal Palm Grill and Deli or the newer version, both on Krome Avenue. For regulars though who have seen many changes over the decades, the latest will have a personal touch.
After months of campaigning, two victors finally arose from Tuesday’s February 18 runoff vote, clinching the two seats on the Florida City council.
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), the first South American-born and first Ecuadorian immigrant elected to Congress, was presented with the National Order of Merit for Grand Officials by the president of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno.
A 32-year-old Hialeah Gardens, Florida man wielding a sledgehammer did thousands of dollars in damage to vehicles and residences Sunday afternoon whilst trying to kill “demons” he believed were tormenting him.
It took the Florida Legislature seven years to adopt a 2019 property insurance reform bill eliminating the “one-way” attorney fee provision in the state’s
According to Homestead police, at approximately 9:00 pm Friday night, Feb. 14, two employees of MIA Towing, located at 111 SW 3rd Ave., in Homestead were shuffling vehicles within their lot when they observed a male burglarizing the employee's vehicle.
The staff of Homestead’s Mexican American Council (MAC) take time occasionally to sit down together for an informal lunch. “You can’t find a better group of young people than here,” Cip Garza, MAC co-founder, said in looking around the table. “They’re motivated, confident, and have a tremend…
A 31-year-old Miami-Dade County man was arrested Monday by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives following an investigation into high-end marine GPS electronics thefts that would not have been possible without the help of one local citizen and partnerships with the Broward and Palm Beach…
Floridians would get sales-tax breaks before hurricane season and the new school year, while taxes on commercial leases and cell phones and other communications services would be trimmed, under a tax package rolled out Tuesday in the House.
A Senate committee on Tuesday approved a watered-down proposal aimed at preventing undocumented immigrants from getting jobs in the state, an issue that has long divided Florida Republicans and is sowing discord among prominent business leaders.
Flames crackling through landscape close to the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center in the Everglades National Park and smoke visible from a distance are not always cause for alarm. Tuesday, February 4, 2020, was another day of fires deliberately set as a planned prescribed burn; an important aspec…
The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on Feb. 4 passed legislation to help improve water testing for contamination of our Bay and Beaches.
A contractor for the Florida Department of Transportation will be closing the Snake Creek Bridge at Mile Marker 85 from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
To help Super Bowl LIV travelers kick off their departure from Miami the day after the big game, and score touchdowns in their home cities, the Miami-Dade Aviation Department teamed up with the Transportation Security Administration, participating airlines and service providers to design a w…
Encounter live animals, try local organic foods, enjoy live music, learn about South Florida ecosystems, take the Trolley to the National Parks, and more…all at the sixth annual Homestead Eco-Fair!
On Tuesday night, January 28, after several months of campaigning by six candidates for Commissioner in Florida City, the voting results confirmed no clear winner in the race, resulting in an upcoming run-off vote for two seats on the council. The run-off election will be Tuesday, Feb. 18th.
National child safety advocacy group, Stop Child Predators, raised concern today with the expected increased usage of short-term vacation rentals during the Super Bowl warning parents in the Greater Miami area to take extra precaution to keep their children safe.
The Children’s Voice Chorus will perform “America the Beautiful” during pre-game entertainment at the Super Bowl on Feb. 2. They will sing with gospel and R&B legend Yolanda Adams, who appeared in the December 2019 finale of NBC’s “The Voice.” Ms. Adams has sold nearly 10 million albums …
Fans can attend the TAILgate party to cheer on ASD’s three Puppy Bowl draftees and meet other puppies who are available to adopt MIAMI ( January 29, 2020 ) — As Puppy Bowl Sunday approaches, Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department (ASD) invites pet lovers to come TAILgate with some ador…
Wheel of Fortune has selected South Florida to be celebrated as one of its “Great American Cities” during a specially-themed week airing February 3-7, 2020. South Florida will be showcased with a custom set reminiscent of the iconic South Beach in Miami.
For more than 30 years, Ronald McDonald House Charities® of South Florida (RMHC) has extended its assistance to local charitable organizations and
Florida’s 20 major military installations, three combat command centers and numerous research grant recipients support 914,787 jobs and generate an annual economic impact of $95 billion, making national defense one of the Sunshine State’s most important industries.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) held a public information meeting on Tuesday January 21 to reveal the results of a project study to widen the turnpike locally. The study began in the fall of 2017.
The six-member Homestead City Council met Wednesday January 22 in regular session, Councilmember Stephen Shelley attending by phone.
When Homestead talks Rodeo, the fans immediately think of action, fun, food, beverages, and a wide assortment of vendors. Well according to Jim Bauman, president of the Homestead Rodeo Association, “This year is bigger and better than ever with more top notched riders from all over the count…
A tradition that spans seventy-one years with few interruptions is something to celebrate as the Homestead Rodeo Association will show with multiple activities January 22-26, 2020 when the Homestead Championship Rodeo kicks off.
While Washington remains deeply divided, that partisan paralysis eased last week with the Senate’s approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Regardless of your views on its 26-year-old predecessor, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), this new deal makes impo…
With the majority of Super Bowl LIV ticketholders projected to travel through Miami International Airport, passenger traffic at the airport is expected to be above average on the three days prior to and the day after Super Bowl Sunday.
Martin Luther King’s dream of racial equality for all, benefitting all, was in full effect last Friday January 17 at the annual Martin Luther King Day Community Breakfast.