Stories written by Grant Miller
Grant can be reached at grant@communitynewspapers.com

Let your Santa Claus out this year

There’s a lot of talk these days that perhaps there is no need for Santa Claus in this modern, fast-paced, technological era. But I think we still need him, maybe more than ever. Santa pops up every year in December, to remind us of what is true every day of the yea; that life is […]

It’s all about the ‘Three Cs’ – communication, connecting and community

At the Doral Tribune, we believe that it’s all about the community — connecting with it and communicating information about it to our residents. It’s all about the three Cs. The Community Newspapers has been around for more than 50 years. We were spawned when the glimmer of incorporation first began to sparkle and we […]

Grassroots, not government, makes the difference

The United State Postal Service delivered a holiday gift to Coral Reef Homeowners (ACRE) by giving notice that the USPS had changed its mind and decided not to relocate its Kendall mail distribution center to the old village hall site at 8950 Coral Reef Dr. (SW 152nd Street) in Palmetto Bay. Congratulations and credit to […]

‘Small Business Saturday’ reminds us to shop local

Black Friday sales at the big chain stores and Cyber Monday sales online get a lot of attention these days, but something called Small Business Saturday, on Nov. 30 this year, may have been even more important to shoppers and the communities in which they live. Small Business Saturday, with its slogan of “shop small,” […]

Working together to make our community a better place

M i a m i – D a d e County leaders, county department staff, executives of t h e M i a m i Marriott Dadeland and Datran Center, as well as other key community leaders are to be commended for teaming up as strategic partners to solve a problem. I contacted District 7 […]

2014 Lexus RX350 adds ‘Apple Siri Eyes Free’ modern technology

The 2014 Lexus RX350 is not only comfortable, but also boasts a wide array of technological features, including the Lexus Remote Touch interface and navigation. The RX350, like most Lexus models, utilizes high quality materials and elegant styling to give it an upscale feel. It’s generally conceded that Lexus created the blueprint for the luxury […]

Working together to make our community a better place

Miami-Dade County leaders, county department staff, executives of the Miami Marriott Dadeland and Datran Center, as well as other key community leaders are to be commended for teaming up as strategic partners to solve a problem. I contacted District 7 County Commissioner Xavier Suarez to express concerns that I and many others had about the […]

2014 GMC Acadia has multiple convenience and safety features

Drivers agree, the 2014 GMC Acadia delivers a smooth, whisper-quiet ride and has a spacious, comfortable cabin with an upscale interior and plenty of leg-room, a great vehicle for long road trips and for those who need the option to seat eight people. The Acadia lineup for 2014 includes the SLE (with SLE-1 and SLE-2 […]

‘Small Business Saturday’reminds us to shop local

Black Friday sales at the big chain stores and Cyber Monday sales online are getting a lot of attention these days, but something called Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30 should be even more important to shoppers and the communities in which they live. Small Business Saturday, with its slogan of “shop small,” was created […]

It’s all about the ‘Three Cs’ communication, connecting and community

At the Pinecrest Tribune, we believe that it’s all about the community — connecting with it and communicating information about it to our residents. It’s all about the three Cs. The Tribune has been around for more than 16 years. We were spawned when the glimmer of incorporation first began to sparkle and we were […]

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is re-designed and given more porwer

  The Hyundai Genesis Coupe was significantly redesigned for 2013 and given a more aggressive look, an improved interior and more power under the hood. The refreshed Genesis Coupe now has a more menacing look with a redesigned front fascia, grille, headlights, LED daytime running lights, fog lights and a hood with heat extractor cues. […]

2014 GMC Sierra is more aerodynamic and efficient

  The all-new GMC Sierra may not be a groundbreaking new design, but it is an improvement on the beloved pickup truck. Engineers made changes in the handling — the steering is quicker and more accurate — and the new fuel-saving engine is virtually silent. In addition to the new exterior look, there are three […]

USPS facility relocation in village a bad move

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has chosen the old Bellsouth/Village Hall site at 8950 SW 152 St. as its venue of choice for relocating the Kendall regional customer service and mail distribution center currently located on S. Dixie Highway and SW 131st Street in Pinecrest. The building, currently leased, has been sold and the […]

Securing a healthy future for Miami-Dade County

Everyone in Miami- Dade County has been touched by Jackson Health System at one point or another. If we haven’t been to the hospital ourselves, we have family members or friends who have gone to Jackson seeking help, and they have always found it. For many years, Jackson’s facilities have provided some of the world’s […]

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