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Trader Joe's Coral Gables Will Open Friday

Just in time for your Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Instagram hauls, Trader Joe's is opening its Coral Gables store. When it opens this Friday, October 29, the store, located adjacent to the Shops at Merrick Park, will only be the third Trader Joe's in Miami-Dade. In keeping with Trader Joe's...
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Get Your Gooey, Warm Cinnamon Rolls, Famous Knaus Berry Farm Reopens For The Season

MIAMI (CBSMiami) —  South Floridians can now get their much-needed fix of Knaus Berry Farm’s gooey, warm cinnamon rolls. The famous farm has reopened for the season. To say the farm is popular is an understatement. During the season, folks drive from miles around to get their fresh baked items at the Homestead spot at 15980 SW 248th Street. Adrian Gonzalez said he waited overnight for it to open. He got there Monday night at 10:30 p.m. “It’s a tradition of mine to come out, get the cinnamon rolls,” he said. Those famous cinnamon rolls had plenty of people waiting in line....
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Developer spends millions on acquisitions while its Wilton Manors property rots, racks up violations

Wilton Manors – Stellar Communities prides itself on creating elegant and luxurious properties. But one of its undeveloped properties is anything but. Since the Center for Spiritual Living congregation moved out of its former home at 1550 NE 26 Street in 2016 and Stellar bought the property, the former church has deteriorated and become a shelter for homeless individuals.

Star Wars-style Florida mansion up for sale

This Monday, the El Nuevo Herald website published images of a mansion which has a special place from the famous science fiction film, Star Wars. The house that is offered, at $ 11.5 million is located in Kissime, and has 17,694 square meters, of which 2000 are dedicated to the film produced by George Lucas, in the 70s.
Miami Herald

What are the 10 most expensive houses sold in Miami-Dade last week?

A home in Miami Shores that sold for $25 million tops the list of the most expensive real estate sales in Miami-Dade in the past week. In total, 190 real estate sales were registered in the area during the last week, with an average price of $855,607. The average price per square foot was $435.

93-story Waldorf Astoria of glass boxes wins Miami OK

A tower of glass boxes rising 93 stories on Biscayne Boulevard downtown as home to a Waldorf Astoria hotel has been recommended for approval by the city’s Urban Development Review Board. PMG Downtown Developers LP presented the elaborate plans. The site at the northwest corner of Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast...

LinkedIn: Miami Among Fastest Growing Cities Nationwide For New Businesses

Miami is now one of the fastest growing cities in America for new businesses, according to a study from LinkedIn. According to LinkedIn’s analysis, new company formation in the Miami area surged 45% during the pandemic. Miami now ranks second nationwide for new company formation. All three of the top...
Macdaily News

Apple News expands local news offerings in Charlotte, Miami, and Washington, D.C.

Apple News will now offer its local news experience in three additional cities in the US: Charlotte, Miami, and Washington, D.C. Each experience is curated by Apple News editors and features coverage of topics that Apple editors feel are important to local communities, from restaurant openings and real estate trends to big policy decisions. Local news offerings in Apple News provide readers with access to top publications, including Axios Charlotte, the Charlotte Observer, Eater Miami, the Miami Herald, DCist, The Washingtonian, the Washington Post, and more.

Juan Carlos Liscano: Overseeing American Airlines’ largest schedule at MIA

What started as a part-time job for Juan Carlos Liscano in 1994 ended up being his professional passion. Twenty-seven years later, he is vice president of Miami operations for American Airlines, one of the largest US international travel and cargo hubs and the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean.

CanAm Capital Provides $30 Million in Private Equity for FIU Housing Development

CanAm Capital Partners, the private equity affiliate of CanAm Enterprises, has provided $30 million in private equity capital for the construction of a 293-unit, 1,086-bed Class A student housing property adjacent to the main campus of Florida International University in the Miami metro area. The Capital is provided to an...

Meet Endeavor Miami’s Second Pitch Competition for Black Entrepreneurs Participants

[MIAMI] – Endeavor Miami, an affiliate of the global Endeavor organization supporting high-impact entrepreneurship, announces its participants for the second Pitch Competition for Black Entrepreneurs. The organization is once again partnering with The City of Miami, The Miami Herald and Microsoft for Startups to bring this remarkable opportunity to the community.

Trader Joe’s is officially opening in Coral Gables near Merrick Park

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Miami-based fans of seasonal granola and cookie butter, rejoice: Trader Joe’s is opening its third Miami-Dade County location in Coral Gables on Friday. On Friday, Trader Joe’s will officially open for business in Coral Gables at 211 S. Dixie Highway, directly adjacent to the Shops at...

Pumpkin Prices Up After Difficult Growing Season

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Picking pumpkins is a little pricier this year because of a difficult growing season in many parts of the country. Average prices this month are up nearly 30% compared to October of last year, according to data from the USDA. And some varieties may be hard to find. Kimberly Vazquez, Alex Casiano, and their pup searched for the perfect pumpkin. “We want it to be vibrant, medium size. Picture perfect, exactly,” Vazquez said. At Elwood Pumpkin Farm on New York’s Long Island, they got the gourd and the photo. But this year, the big picture for growers is complicated. “Pumpkins, if you look...

PRESS RELEASE: Miami Dolphins and Arcade1Up Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Miami Gardens, FL, OCTOBER 26, 2021 – Tastemakers LLC's Arcade1Up, the leader in home retro gaming entertainment, announced a new multi-year partnership with the Miami Dolphins, designed to elevate the in-game experience at Hard Rock Stadium. As part of this unique agreement, fans will have the opportunity to experience the Arcade1Up Game Lounge, a retro arcade experience, known to be the first of its kind in an NFL stadium.

Developer obtains $45M construction loan for Aventura medical office project

Gomez Development Group obtained a $45 million construction loan to build a medical office complex in Aventura, not far from Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. Marlon Gomez, head of the Miami-based developer, said his Aventura Eco Offices Property Owner LLC obtained the loan from ParkView Financial in California. The LLC recently took ownership of the 1.63-acre site at 21291 N.E. 28th Ave. through an entity transfer with Aventura Medical Center, which was managed by Yerachmiel Mutchnik and Bernardo Rieber.