Richard Yager

Rare antique aircraft on display at Wings

Rare antique aircraft on display at Wings

In the Wings Over Miami Museum hangar, two dedicated aircraft aficionados worked tirelessly in October to reconstruct an old friend of Miami’s historic collection of vintage airplanes. Jimmy Tirado and Alex Gonzalez, both dedicated aviators, re-constructed a true-to-life replica of a century-old Demoiselle aircraft from Brazil. Its original predecessor was …

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Renaming West Kendal has support, opposition

Rep. Juan Zapata of Kendall

Commissioner Juan C. Zapata’s renaming of West Kendall as the “West End” of Miami- Dade County continues to stir up strong opinions — both in support of and vehement objection to the idea. In recent weeks, a “Welcome to the West End” four-color folder has made its appearance at community …

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GKBA Expo spotlights businesses in Kendall

GKBA Expo spotlights businesses in Kendall

From cupcake samples to free cosmetic makeup sessions, Greater Kendall Business Association members hosted hundreds of visitors during the organization’s 10th annual Expo, Oct. 15, on the third floor of the Lexus of West Kendall dealership at SW 136th Street and 137th Avenue. A host of sponsors once again joined …

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Love for her grandfather creates Palace celebration

Love for hear grandfather creates Palace celebration

When her beloved grandfather in Kendall was unable to attend her formal wedding at Vizcaya, his granddaughter brought her family reception to him. The unusual circumstance came about when Victoria Gonzalez of Coral Gables decided that her wedding day on Oct. 16 wouldn’t be complete without the presence of Rendueles …

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KFHA board opposes ‘Green City’ proposal

Despite compatible county planning and engineering, a proposed “Green City” of 11,401 units to be built over a 20-year time frame in West Kendall will get a thumbs-down response from the Kendall Federation of Homeowner Associations (KFHA) Board of Directors. “We are going to create a resolution encouraging the developers …

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Zapata Stirs Debate on ‘West End’ Renaming

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Re-naming West Kendall as the “West End” of Miami-Dade County has set off what appears to be the controversy-of-the-year in its western precincts. It all began when District 11 Commissioner Juan C. Zapata began his first term in office following his 2012 election with a stated objective to create a new focus …

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