John Edward Smith

Commentary by John Edward Smith


QUO VADIS Where are we going? This year marks the 85th anniversary of the founding of the City of South Miami.  First founded near Cocoplum, the settlement grew up in the late 1890s and early 1900s.  With the advancement of Flagler’s railroad, the development moved to what we now know …

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ArtWalk finishes its third season


By John Edward Smith…. The 2010-11 SOMI Artwalk© season comes to an end this Friday, March 11, from 6-9p. Held on the second Friday of the month from October through March, art night visitors get to appreciate showcased art while also experiencing the uniqueness of our charming retail business establishments. …

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Teams prepare for the big challenge


By John Edward Smith…. Sponsors and teams gathered at Splitsville for the King Pins Challenge Pre-Event Party on Sunday, February 20. And just four weeks hence, on Sunday, March 20, thirteen teams will be competing for the King Pins Challenge Trophy awarded to the team that raises the most funds …

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Art Night and Manatees


By John Edward Smith…. The second Art Night of the season will be held this Friday, November 12. Held on the second Friday of the month (6p-9p) March, participating businesses throughout the South Miami Town Center serve as host venues showcasing local artists while offering guests some light refreshments. By …

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