South Miami

Better Families grants a young boy his post-op wish

On May 15, 2015, just nine months after his surgery,
Isreal earns his yellow belt.

Better Families Through Tae Kwon Do 26-year commitment to youth and family empowerment has been a transformative lifeline for my ten-year-old son. Just last year, Isreal uttered the most heart-wrenching declaration, “When I can walk again, I want to do Karate!” It was agonizing that his wish would go unfulfilled …

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Sunset Medical project asks TODD exception

A public hearing is scheduled at 7 p.m. by the South Miami City Commission on Tuesday, Oct. 6 to act on application for a five-story development of Sunset Medical Plaza Ltd at 6201 Sunset Dr. Both a variance and special exception to the existing provisions are sought to permit construction …

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Citizens’ court action would overthrow vote

A writ of mandamus seeking to prevent potential private development of a new South Miami City Hall was filed Sept. 25 in Miami’s 11th  District Circuit Court. The action was taken on behalf of plaintiffs Beth Schwartz, Dr. Claudia Hauri, Lori Yanoskik and Carlos Soto who ask reconsideration and retaking …

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Suarez speaks out about Sea-Level Rising


On the eve of the County’s second budget hearing, the voices of many who pressed for the administration to take sea-level rise seriously were finally heeded. It surely helped that in the afternoon of the budget hearing – precisely at 4:30 pm in the Strategic Planning and Government Operations Committee …

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