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

PStoddard@southmiamifl.gov
JLiebman@southmiamifl.gov
BWelsh@southmiamifl.gov
valerienewman09@gmail.com
Walterhrs@gmail.com
City of South Miami City Hall
6130 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143
Tel: (305) 663-6338
Fax: (305) 663-6345
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Solar Dogs Return to The Tropical Audubon on Feb. 22

Solar Dogs Return to The Tropical Audubon on Feb. 22

The local and tremendously talented four-piece acoustic SOLAR DOGS string band will light up the Keystone Stage at the historic Doc Thomas House on Sat., Feb 22. It will be the Coconut Grove band’s third season as part of the popular Conservation Concert Series that first hatched here in 2010. SOLAR DOGS performs a wide-ranging […]

Singer Andrea Bocelli returns to Miami home for concert

Singer Andrea Bocelli returns to Miami home for concert

Internationally known opera singer Andrea Bocelli, who became an area resident in October 2013 when he bought a waterfront Mediterranean-style estate in North Miami Beach, currently is on tour but will return in time for a Valentine’s Day concert. The Italian tenor explained in an interview with Community Newspapers why he chose Miami over other […]

SoMi Fitness holiday toy drive made the holidays bright

SoMi Fitness holiday toy drive made the holidays bright

Christmas came a bit early for the children and teens of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. SoMi Fitness trainers and owners William Del Sol and Unni Greene, along with many “holiday elves,” delivered toys, bikes and gifts to more than 100 underprivileged youngsters at the church on Dec. 21. The bounty of holiday goodies was […]

It’s time for the voters to decide

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The Three Stooges form of government in South Miami has been the butt of jokes in Miami-Dade for nearly four years. Who would have thought that cities such as Sweetwater, Doral and Hialeah are now considered normal by comparison? No longer funny is the circus-type atmosphere, the lack of decorum and the many bad decisions […]

South Florida is abuzz with non-stop seasonal events

South Florida is abuzz with non-stop seasonal events

As 2013 drew to an end, there was no shortage of activities to attend in South Florida. On December 29, one of this writer’s favorites, the King Mango Strut Parade in Coconut Grove, brought out the crazies despite the rain. As always the irreverent participants had fun making light of current affairs and putting on […]

Mayoral Candidates – Rodney Williams

Mayoral Candidates - Rodney Williams

Rodney Williams has lived in South Miami for 38 years. He attended and graduated from South M i a m i Elementary through South Miami High. He was certified as a barber/ stylist by Stewart Smith School of Beauty and is currently a barber/owner of the Rodney’s Unisex of Class, where he has been practicing […]

Candidates line up for mayor, commission seats

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  Each candidate responded to a questionnaire provided by Community Newspapers and prepared by John Edward Smith. Answers to the questions appear exactly as the candidates provided them, without editing of any kind. VALERIE NEWMAN Valerie Newman has lived in South Miami for 16 years. She has been Corporate Accounts Manager for Relax the Back […]

Conservation Concert Series returns to the Tropical Audubon Socitety Jan. 25

We are pleased to inaugurate our 2014 Conservation Concert Series with High Pines resident Dr. Steve Chavoustie and the Take Sixx band. Back by popular demand, Take Sixx has again volunteered to rock the old Doc Thomas House and grounds. “ConCon” initiates are already counting down to the loveliest, most enchanting old Florida evening imaginable. […]

Mayoral Candidates – Philip K. Stoddard

Mayoral Candidates - Philip K. Stoddard

Philip K. Stoddard has lived in South Miami for 11 years. He has been a Professor of Biological Sciences at Florida International University for 21 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Swarthmore College and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington in Psychology, and did postdoctoral research at Cornell University in […]

And so… it begins

The battle line lines have been drawn and it’s off to the races.Yup, the city election is coming up next month. First day at polls is Feb. 8 and then you can vote for the yahoo of your choice on Feb 11th. Of course, lots of folks cast the votes via absentee ballots which always […]

Jane Pauley’s book discusses reimagining life after age 50

Jane Pauley’s book discusses reimagining life after age 50

In 2014, every baby boomer will have reached the milestone age of 50. For most, it’s not an end but the beginning of something new, as most boomers no longer plan for retirement but for “reinvention.” These days it seems like everyone is talking about reinvention, from The President of the United States using the […]

Drolma Kadampa Buddhist Center schedules Jan. 11 grand opening

Drolma Kadampa Buddhist Center schedules Jan. 11 grand opening

Drolma Kadampa Buddhist Center Miami, 1273 Coral Way, will celebrate its grand opening with an open house on Saturday, Jan. 11. The open house will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. From 11 a.m. until noon there will be a meditation session in English with resident teacher and modern Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang […]

SMDCAC set to present touring production of musical Godspell

Godspell, the beloved musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked, is coming to the South Miami- Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 St. in Cutler Bay, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 19, 3 p.m. Tickets are $37.50-$70 and can be purchased at www.smdcac.org or by calling […]

St. Brendan student first to win state swim meet individual event

St. Brendan student first to win state swim meet individual event

St. Brendan High School senior Wayne Denswil won two individual events, the 100-meter butterfly and 200-meter individual medley, at the FHSAA State Swim Meet in Stuart on Nov. 9. Denswil is the first swimmer in the school’s history to win individual events at the state meet. Junior Zuhair Pigot placed second in the 100-meter butterfly. […]


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