A nonprofit organization in South Florida has announced its intent to elevate the profile of Caribbean art, history and culture.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Airlines advises that effective Monday June 01, 2020 it will increase the flight frequency on the domestic air bridge between Trinidad and Tobago.
Miami-Dade County – On Saturday May 30th, 2020, Vice Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa will host a free drive-thru distribution of surgical masks and hand sanitizer to the residents of her district. The event will begin at 8:00 a.m. and take place on NW 65th Avenue between Blue Lagoon Drive and NW 7th Street (Entrance via Blue Lagoon Drive only). Supplies will be distributed on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.
Jamaican-born Millie Small, who scored a monster international hit with the ska song “My Boy Lollipop” in the 1960s, died last month in England. She was 73.
MIAMI —The Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) will restore all Miami-Dade Transit services on Monday, June 1, while continuing to monitor the current situation. As events evolve, adjustments may be made. At this time, Metrorail, Metromover, and Metrobus will resume, as closely as possible, back to their New Normal schedules tomorrow.
MIAMI —Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez has announced that the reopening of pools in condominium and apartment complexes and other private communities will coincide with the June 1st target date for the reopening of beaches. The pool reopenings will be subject to certain restrictions. The Mayor and medical experts will review the rules and recommendations later this week. The announcement came during a virtual meeting on Sunday, May 24, 2020, with the mayors and city managers of Miami-Dade County's coastal communities and the medical experts.
MIAMI —To help provide relief for Miami-Dade County’s pet owners during this time, Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department will host its fourth Drive-Thru Pet Food Bank on Thursday, June 4, 2020, from 9 a.m. to noon (or while supplies last), at Lake Stevens Park located at 18350 NW 52nd Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33055. The pet food distribution is made possible with dog and cat food donations from The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) as part of the national ASPCA COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Initiative.
MIAMI —As we continue “Moving to a New Normal” in our COVID-19 recovery, Miami-Dade County warns all residents to avoid scams attempting to spread malicious software and commit financial fraud.
OPA-LOCKA, Fl. — The City of Opa-locka and Feeding South Florida continue their active roles in providing support to the City of Opa-Locka community through drive-thru food distributions. The City of Opa-locka and Feeding South Florida will host a drive-thru food distribution Tuesday, May 26, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Sherbondy Park Pavilion located at 777 Sharazard Boulevard, Opa-locka.
BROWARD COUNTY, FL – County Administrator Bertha Henry issued Emergency Order 20-14 on Friday, May 29, which further addresses Phase 1 reopening guidelines to slightly expand beach activities, clarify the use of community rooms, allow for doubles racquet sports, expand massage establishment services beyond those medically necessary and allow tattoo establishments to open. The new Order takes effect on Monday, June 1 with the exception of the racquet sports provision, which took effect upon issuance.
MIAMI —Registration is now open for the “Animation Gets Real Miami 2020,” summer boot camp for teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, the camp will be held via a Zoom virtual classroom and will explore the exciting world of animation and filmmaking as students learn real life skills, including animation; writing and editing; storyboarding; and iPad music making. The registration deadline is June 5, 2020, and can be completed at miamidadearts.org/content/animation-gets-real-registration-form.
MIRAMAR, FL – Today, Miramar City Manager Vernon E. Hargray issued a memorandum to the City’s Mayor, Vice Mayor and City Commissionersannouncing that he would be exploring other alternatives instead of implementing the staff furloughs, as proposed in his memorandum dated May 13, 2020.