Christmas Celebration on the Circle

12/12/2013 0:00:00 The annual Miami Springs Christmas celebration on the Circle will be held this Saturday, December 14, 2013. I.D. Bracelets for Miami Springs and Virginia Gardens RESIDENTS (with proof of residency) will be available at the Community Center beginning Monday, November 18th. PRICES: Kids 5 & under are free. Kids 6-13 are $2. ID […]

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11/12/2013 0:00:00 FROM THE CITY OF MIAMI SPRINGS: Did you know that our area is the birthplace of U.S. Marine Corps Aviation? Under the leadership of Floridia-born Captain Roy S. Geiger, who was the fifth Marine pilot, the “old Curtiss Flying Field” (as it was initially referred to in USMC documents) on the Miami River […]

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Moon over the Mansion

11/12/2013 0:00:00 Enjoy the Curtiss Mansion Courtyard and experience the full moon rising, while listening to the glorious sounds of the Joe Donato Trio and sipping fine YaYa Wines, or another beverage of your choice. The event will take place on Friday, November 15, 2013 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Curtiss Mansion. Tickets […]

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Veterans Day

11/10/2013 0:00:00 There will be a Veterans’ Day Ceremony in recognition and appreciation of those who have served and those who are serving at the War Monument on Curtiss Parkway at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 11th. The General Public, including all servicemen and women, past and present, and their families are invited to participate. […]

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County Kills Annexation

10/11/2013 0:00:00 After more than a decade of hard work from people like Rob Youngs and Jim Borgmann, annexation has come to an abrupt end. According to an article published by the Miami Herald, the Miami-Dade commission blocked the deal to allow Miami Springs, Virginia Gardens, Medley, and Doral to annex portions of the unincorporated […]

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Pumpkins are Coming

10/10/2013 0:00:00 The pumpkins are coming. The pumpkins are coming. Another great Miami Springs tradition returns. The Poinciana United Methodist Church is looking for volunteers to help setup the big tent on Curtiss Parkway this Saturday, October 12th, at 9am. Here`s the direct invite from Poinciana United Methodist Church: “It`s almost pumpkin time in Miami […]

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Womans Club Grand Reopening

10/1/2013 0:00:00 The Miami Springs Woman`s Club cordially invites our community to celebrate our grand reopening and the completion of major renovations at an Open House on Friday evening, October 18th, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Woman`s Club is located across from City Hall at 200 Westward Drive.  

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Boogie Nights Party

9/26/2013 0:00:00 Dust off your Boogie Shoes for a night of fun and dancing this Saturday, September 28 at 9pm at the Miami Sprigns Optimist Club. (1101 Wren Avenue Miami Springs) Listen to the music that will make you move, jive, and boogie the whole night. Prizes will be available for the best dressed couple, […]

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Tax Increase Approved

9/24/2013 0:00:00 On Monday, September 24th, the Miami Springs City Council approved a property tax increase of 9.66% raising the millage rate from 6.9950 to 7.6710. The final vote was 4 to 1. Windrem, Lob, Petralanda, and Garcia voted in favor of the budget. Former Mayor, Billy Bain, was the lone dissenting vote.  

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Council Passes Budget in 3 – 2 Vote

9/12/2013 0:00:00 As published by Tom Curtiss of the River Cities Gazette, the Miami Springs City Council passed the proposed budget including a 10 percent property tax increase. However, the vote was not unanimous. Mayor Garcia, Councilman Lob, and Councilman Windrem voted for the budget while Councilman Bain and Councilman Petralanda voted against the budget. […]

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Septic Tank Surprise at Golf Course

9/12/2013 0:00:00 Miami-Dade`s Department of Environmental Resources Management or DERM for short surprised the City of Miami Springs with a golf course clean up requirement that could cost the city up to $1 million. Read Theo Karantsalis` full story below: www.miamiherald.com/2013/09/12/3622522/septic-tanks-on-miami-springs.html  

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FREE TREES

9/9/2013 0:00:00 FREE TREES TO HOMEOWNERS! Your government leaders want you to storm the rec center this Saturday to get your FREE TREES. Yep, the county is at it again giving homeowners free trees. It`s this Saturday, September 14th from 9am – noon. We recommend you get there before 9am to ensure you get your […]

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Proposed 10% Tax Increase

9/8/2013 0:00:00 The tentative budget for fiscal year 2013 -2014 includes a Miami Springs property tax increase of 10%. Homeowners recently received a TRIM notice from the Miami Dade Office of the Property Appraiser. The notice includes your Miami-Dade County taxes, public school taxes, water management taxes, independent district taxes like the Children`s Trust taxes, […]

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Thai Rama Sushi for Sale

9/8/2013 0:00:00 Thai Rama Sushi restaurant business was listed for sale for $125,000. The restaurant is located at 61 Curtiss Parkway in Miami Springs, Florida. The sale includes a beer and wine license. www.prudentialfloridarealty.com/properties/180_900754728/61-CURTISS-PW-Miami-Springs-FL-33166#.Ui0BqRZ96-I  

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13 Percent Increase in Taxes

7/31/2013 0:00:00 The Miami Springs City Council might raise your taxes as much as 13 percent according to a new article by Theo Karantsalis and published by “The Miami Herald.” Miami Springs residents currently pay $6.99 for every thousand dollars of assessed taxable value. In other words, if your home is assessed at $200,000. You`re […]

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Fantasy 5 Winner in Springs

7/31/2013 0:00:00 Someone who played Fantasy 5 in Miami Springs is $71,000 richer after winning the Fantasy 5 drawn Friday, July 26. miami.typepad.com/springyleaks/2013/07/miami-springs-fantasy-5-player-wins-7147463.html  

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Red Light Cameras Impact

7/31/2013 0:00:00 Red Light Camera fees added $305,000 in extra income to the city of Miami Springs. That`s roughly 33% in profits from the $908,000 collected during this fiscal year according to a new report by local journalist, Theo Karantsalis and published by “The Miami Herald.” Recently, Theo Karantsalis published some of the red light […]

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Missing Video Now Live

7/10/2013 0:00:00 Theo Karantsalis reported in the Herald that the recent June 24th council meeting was never posted on the city website. Apparently, the city of Miami Springs took quick action, because it`s now live on the city site.< br> Heres` the video in case you wanted to watch it: Watch live streaming video from […]

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27th Annual BT Golf Tournament June 1

5/3/2013 0:00:00 Blessed Trinity Catholic Church would like to invite you to the Miami Springs Golf and Country Club for our 27th Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 1st, 2013. This year’s tournament promises to be another exciting event of fun and fellowship with great prizes and auction items. This year`s luncheon will be catered […]

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Miami Springs Shooting Suspect Arrested

4/26/2013 0:00:00 Theo Karantsalis` report posted in “The Miami Herald” states that Miami Springs Police announced the arrest of the suspected shooter in last Saturday`s botched iPhone robbery. The suspect is named John Arthur Lee Jones, 22, of Miami and was arrested In Orlando yesterday. He is awaiting extradition back to Miami. Read Theo`s full […]

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