City of South Miami

Mayor & Commissioners
Mayor Philip K. Stoddard, PhD
Vice Mayor Josh Liebman
Commissioner Bob Welsh
Commissioner Valerie Newman
Commissioner Walter A. Harris
City of South Miami City Hall
6130 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143
Tel: (305) 663-6338
Fax: (305) 663-6345

Highfield Career Institute is inspiring your future

Highfield allows people who have high aspirations to start a new career, regardless their economic and time commitments. We capitalize the factor that many of us take by granted, we are in the US and that provides with excellent opportunities to maximize our professional potential as long as we have the right education. Highfield Career […]

Legislature should allow voters to decide on funding for MDC

Grant Miller, Publisher

The Florida House of Representatives very soon will consider House Bill 113 (HB 113), a piece of legislation with great significance to Miami-Dade County. In the best tradition of democracy, HB 113 would allow us, the voters, to determine if we want to provide a dedicated temporary half-cent sales tax for Miami Dade College (MDC) […]

Shops at Sunset Place welcomes new tenants this March

Shops at Sunset Place

Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), a leading global retail real estate company, is pleased to announce popular eatery Brother Jimmy’s BBQ will join the diverse tenant mix at Shops at Sunset Place this March. The mall also recently welcomed specialty retailer GNC Living Well and Game Exchange South Miami, which are now open for business to […]

Where did all the police go?

City of South Miami

Looks like the cops patrolling the Lee Park Condo complex on SW 62 Ave and 68 St have disappeared as of late. I wonder if that has something to do with the recent city election. For a few months right before the February election, South Miami’s finest were patrolling the area and by virtue of […]

René G. Landa, South Mami’s new chief

René G. Landa, South MMami’s new chief

Chief René G. Landa was the guest of honor at a reception hosted by the Concerned Clergy and Citizen Coalition of South Miami (CCCC) and St. John AME Church. About 60 members of the CCCC, the Marshal Williamson community, and dignitaries turned out at the “Meet and Greet” to spend some time and share some […]

Swim lesson program makes a big splash

Swim lesson program makes a big splash

The community unites to prepare children for the opening of the Murray Park Community Pool After 45 years of funding debates and political disputes, the Murray Park Community Pool will open in late summer. It’s a dream come true for many South Miami residents – especially the children. They will be able to splash, wade, […]

FDGEndo – Changing the patient experience at One 7000 Place

Oscar J. Peguero, Jr., DMD

“I’d rather have a root canal…” This old cliché gives root canals a bad reputation. Although the procedure may have been painful years ago, that’s usually not the case with modern root canal treatment. Technology has advanced the procedures, setting them apart from those performed decades ago, says endodontist Faustino D. Garcia, DMD, of FDGEndo. […]

Liquid Fertilizer Means Safer Water


The days of paying your gardener a little extra to spread some fertilizer have changed. The State of Florida enacted new legislation that went into effect as of January 1, 2014 that requires training and licensing for all commercially applied fertilizer. If you are paying someone to apply fertilizer they need to be licensed! All […]

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science Celebrates What’s “NEXT” – From Nano to Macro, Innovation at Every Scale


 The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and the Ryder Charitable Foundation are excited and proud to host a new two-day festival, NEXT: From Nano to Macro, Innovation at Every Scale. At NEXT, science and techie fans of all ages can learn about how technology is rapidly adapting to accommodate society’s growing demand for […]

The Youth Fair Announces ‘Your Deal Their Meal’ Partnership with Miami Rescue Mission to Stop Hunger Canned Food Drive Runs March 14-30, 2014 at The Youth Fair


Bring Two Cans, Get $4 Off Regular Admission The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition has joined forces with Miami Rescue Mission to help feed the hungry of south Florida, while offering Youth Fair guests an opportunity to support the cause and earn a special discount. From Friday, March 14th through Sunday, March 30th, guests […]

Spring into fitness!


Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner. At this time of year, many of our clients want to re-commit to get fit. Read below to find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions that we get this time of year: 1) What are some fun ways that we can […]

Miamian on duty with Navy aboard USS Ronald Reagan

Natalie Sanabria-featuerd

Operations Specialist Second Class Natalie Sanaberia, from Miami, operates a control panel during a general quarters drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The ship currently is homeported at Naval Base Coronado.

Junior Orange Bowl Festival honors student photographers

The Junior Orange Bowl honored student photographers from grades 6-12 during the recent annual Photography Contest Reception. The reception was hosted at the Frost Art Museum at FIU and sponsored by Pitman Photo Supply. Students submitted photos in five categories: Black and White, Night Photography, Patterns, Zoo Miami, and Photoshop/Manipulate.The student with the best overall […]

Youth Fair offering spectacular new rides and more for 2014

Now in its 63rd year, the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair and Exposition, together with North American Midway Entertainment, has added three new rides and welcomes the return of an all-time guest favorite as part of its expansive lineup of 2014 Youth Fair amusement park rides. Altogether, fairgoers can experience nearly 100 thrilling rides this year. […]