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Student Military Appreciation Essay and Art Contest to offer cash prizes


The Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Military Appreciation Art and Essay Contest on the meaning of freedom and honoring our military. The artwork and essays will be exhibited at the Military Appreciation Day event on Saturday, May 25, from 3 to 9 p.m., at Losner Park, 104 N. Krome Ave. Contest winners […]

Homestead named Gateway to Everglades, Biscayne NP

Homestead named Gateway to Everglades, Biscayne NP

The City of Homestead historically has been a partner of the two national parks that surround its city limits. This partnership has now been made official with a newly approved resolution that recognizes the City of Homestead as “The Gateway to the Everglades and Biscayne National Parks.” The resolution, which was approved by the Homestead […]

Free festival, concert to celebrate Homestead’s Centennial on Feb. 2

The City of Homestead will celebrate its 100th Anniversary during a free outdoor festival and concert on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 2 to 10 p.m. The family event will take place at Harris Field Pavilion and Rodeo Arena, 1034 NE Eighth St. (on the corner of US1 and SW 312th Street). The event will feature […]

Biscayne National Park photos by Brian Trainor at City Hall


Fine Art photographer Brian Trainor presented his Biscayne National Park photography exhibit at the December’s Homestead City Council meeting. The pieces will be exhibited at the Homestead City Hall Council Chambers through January. The photos, which were captured during his month-long artist residency at the National Park that surrounds Homestead, present themes of conservation and […]

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