Stories written by Tina Menditto

Young sailors from around world coming to S. Florida

Young sailors from around world coming to S. Florida

Young sailors from around the globe are preparing to travel to South Florida for the Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta (OBIYR).This event, from Dec. 26 to 30 on Biscayne Bay, is the largest youth regatta in the U.S. and a boon to the South Florida economy. One of the largest dinghy regattas for sailors ages […]

Veteran trial attorney Robert Parks receives 2012 Perry Nichols Award

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Veteran trial attorney Robert L. Parks, principal and founding partner of The Law Offices of Robert L. Parks, is the recipient of the 2012 Perry Nichols Award. The Perry Nichols Award is the Florida Justice Association’s most prestigious award given annually to a Floridian who has fought with distinction for justice throughout his lifetime. Established […]

Robert L. Parks elected to post with National Judicial College

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Veteran trial attorney Robert L. Parks, principal and founding partner of the Law Offices of Robert L. Parks, has been elected chairman of the Board of Visitors for the National Judicial College. The National Judicial College’s Board of Visitors is a nationally recognized group of individuals charged with furthering the quality of education offered by […]

Developers break ground for Gables Ponce project

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By Tina Menditto…. Gables Residential, one of the country’s leading developers of luxury mixed-use rental communities, has broken ground on Gables Ponce, a 10-story Class A multi-family luxury rental community with 250 apartment homes and 26,430 square feet of ground floor retail. Gables Residential, an Atlanta-based developer, originally purchased the 2.13-acre site at the northeast […]

First Gelato Nostro in the U.S. celebrates opening in Brickell

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By Tina Menditto…. Miami’s Brickell area just got sweeter as the first Gelato Nostro gourmet gelateria in the U.S. celebrated its grand opening with a welcome to the neighborhood soirée on May 11 featuring live music, an open bar and light bites provided by area restaurants complemented by Gelato Nostro’s gourmet gelato. Miami’s Mayor Tomas […]

Bayside’s Largo Bar and Grill celebrates its grand opening

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By Tina Menditto…. Largo Bar and Grill, the first U.S. location in a chain of family-friendly, openair, waterfront restaurants, has opened at Bayside Marketplace in the heart of downtown Miami. In honor of the occasion, more than 350 of Miami’s elite came out for the grand opening celebration on Mar. 9. Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, […]