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Bal Harbour no longer providing landscaping for gated community

Bal Harbour’s Village Council approved an ordinance requiring residents of the village’s only gated community to pay a fee for maintenance costs. Currently, landscaping upkeep is performed by Bal Harbour’s public works department. By Rodolfo Roman Special to the Herald Bal Harbour’s only gated community will have to pay a special assessment fee to cover maintenance costs. The Village Council ... Read More »

Bal Harbour testing police shoulder cams

The cameras can record everything an officer sees, protecting them from false claims of wrongdoing and preserving evidence. By Rodolfo Roman Special to The Miami Herald Bal Harbour police will be adding another weapon to combat crime: a video camera. Officers are testing out the new Taser Axon Personal Camera System. Capitan Leo Quinn said the technology would benefit the ... Read More »

FIU event raises money for Japan relief efforts

Florida International University hosts a day dedicated to celebrating Japanese culture while raising funds for relief efforts in that country. BY Rodolfo Roman Special to the Herald With Mother’s Day around the corner, Florida International University student Carol Wang, used her artistic mind to create a gift for her mom. Using roses and leaves, she put together an arrangement using ... Read More »

‘Chinatown’ coming to Miami Shores

Chinese tradition, various foods and a Dragon parade will be among the highlights of Chinatown Miami in Miami Shores this weekend. By Rodolfo Roman Special to The Miami Herald Traditional Chinese culture, including a dragon parade, will arrive in Miami Shores this Sunday. The first ever Chinatown Miami festival presented by The PlayGround Theatre will celebrate the venue’s world premiere ... Read More »