Rebeca Sosa Presents Million Dollar Check for the Senior Center

Miami-Dade Commissioner, Rebeca Sosa, presented a check for $1 Million to the City of Miami Springs towards building a new senior center. Miami Springs Councilwoman Maria Mitchell posted on the Miami Springs Community Group Page:  “WOW!!! Commissioner Rebeca Sosa was in Miami Springs today to present our seniors with a check for ONE MILLION DOLLARS […]

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Proposed Miami Freedom Park Would Impact Business at Miami Springs Golf Course

The newly released proposal to build the Miami Freedom Park, a soccer park, at the current Melreese Golf Course run by the City of Miami, would make the Miami Springs Golf and Country Club the closest golf course to Miami International Airport.  This could be huge for the long term financial viability and usage of […]

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Miami Springs VG Optimist Request for Sponsorship

To Whom It May Concern, The Miami Springs/Virginia Gardens is a non-profit, 501(c) (3), all volunteer organization and we are looking for sponsors to help raise money or receive in kind donations to help renovate our Optimist Club which host local youth groups at no cost… We have been raising money throughout the year and […]

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Mid Year Miami Springs Real Estate Market Checkup

Mid year checkup- Miami Springs has seen increases across the board in the last 6 months. Closed sale prices increased by about $5,000, but you can see that the active listings increased their asking price by about $14,000 indicating that sellers are still testing the ceiling of the market. The biggest take away is that […]

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Community Supports 8 Year Old Fighting Leukemia

THANK YOU MIAMI SPRINGS! Your love and compassion for a little boy shined this week. 8 year old Jake Casiano was diagnosed with Leukemia.  Jake is the grandson of former Miami Springs councilwoman, Rosie Buckner.  His parents, Christopher and Cindy Casiano, are Miami Springs residents and members of the Miami-Dade Police Department.   Jake needs blood […]

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WET / DRY Zones for July 4th Parade Route

The shortened July 4th parade route has now been split up between designated dry and wet zones. The city of Miami Springs has issued a new Wet / Dry Parade route map.  The  Westward Drive business district and Circle are designated dry zones.  Curtiss Parkway from the Circle to Morningside Drive will also be a […]

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Fatal Shooting at IHOP – 36 Street and South Drive

UPDATE 8:50 AM 06/18/18:  Miami Springs Police confirm the shooting is now classified as fatal after the shooting victim passed away from the injuries.  Miami-Dade Police is now taking over the investigation.  What Happened:  According to Miami Springs Police, a shooting occurred outside the Miami Springs IHOP located at South Drive and 36 Street at 3:51 AM […]

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House Fire: 400 Block of Wren Avenue – Lightning Strikes – Power Outages

UPDATED:  JUNE 15, 2018 10am Police and rescue vehicles had closed off the area near Wren Avenue and Cardinal street (400 Block of Wren Avenue) on Thursday, June 14th after lightning had struck a home causing a house fire.  Fortunately, no one was hurt.   The afternoon thunderstorm also knocked down tree branches throughout the city.  […]

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Police Chief Reports: Speeding in Springs

In a recent City of Miami Springs City Council Meeting, the Miami Springs Chief of Police, Armando Guzman, reported on speeding within the city.  The Miami Springs Police Department deployed pole mounted radar devices throughout the community to gauge the amount of traffic and speeding at different areas of the community.  Below you’ll find the […]

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Historical 1950s Miami Springs Map

Ever wondered what Miami Springs was like in 1950?  Check out this historical map showing the streets as they were in 1950.  You can even see the dots where homes had been constructed at the time.  (Special thanks to Ben Ostrowski for sharing the link to this great resource.) Notice how most of the bird […]

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Baby Fox Pups in Miami Springs

A local resident shared these pics of a pair of fox pups!  Nothing is cuter than baby animals and these fox pups are no exception.  Just another example of the incredible wildlife in our beautiful oasis known as Miami Springs. #MiamiSpringsWildlife   And here’s mama fox we shared with you last week:    

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