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Busy Day for Better Homes

By Charlie Hudson | April 30th, 2021 Family man Rafael Granados never hesitated to tackle hard work. Married to Dora, his childhood sweetheart, they raised five children, know-ing grandchildren would someday be a new genera-tion. No one foresaw the stroke that put him in a wheelchair and affected so much of their lives. The routine repairs

A Bahamian-style inn may go up around a Black Miami pioneer’s west Coconut Grove home

A Bahamian-style inn may go up around a Black Miami pioneer’s west Coconut Grove home George Simpson, right, and his father, Dr. George Simpson, have restored the long vacant 1897 E.W.F. Stirrup House with the help of development partners. Now they plan to reopen the house as a bed and breakfast lodging establishment, and are

Black Lives Matter

  The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade and many Black men and womxn before them are proof that racism continues to pollute our nation. We are cycling through our feelings--outrage, anger, sadness--and examining how we can use our position in the community to fuel our emotions into actions that spur

NFL Pro Bowler Frank Gore Joins 25th Annual ‘Kickoff to Rebuild’

    NFL Pro Bowler Frank Gore Joins 25th Annual 'Kickoff to Rebuild' Rebuilding together, Lowe's partner to repair homes for neighbors in need during Super Bowl Author: First Coast Living Published: 12:39 PM EST January 31, 2020 NFL pro-bowler Frank Gore will join Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade, in partnership with Lowe’s, the Official Home Improvement Retail Sponsor

We can reverse climate gentrification, keeping long-time residents from being displaced | Opinion

BY XAVIER L. SUAREZ  | NOVEMBER 19, 2019 03:00 PM  A new term has arisen regarding climate change — “climate gentrification” — and it is confusing, to put it mildly. There is no doubt that concerns over sea level rise are propelling a westward shift in new development in Miami-Dade County. When we’re told that seashore

Disparities in county need bold action

Daniella Levine Cava Miami-Dade County Commissioner, District 8 | Aug 28, 2019   This week, our country remembers the 400th anniversary of the first slave ships arriving on American shores. It’s a vital moment to confront our past – and how four centuries of inequality continue to shape our present. The disparities faced by the Black community have

Venture Companies Sponsor Rebuilding Together Miami Fishing Tournament

PRNewswire  | June 24, 2019 5:00 am MIAMI, June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- As a long-time supporter of homeowner advocacy, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL), VCG International (VCGI), and VCG Consulting (VCGC) sponsored the Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade Fishing Tournament on June 1. The tournament started at 5:30 a.m. with weigh-ins starting at 4 p.m. Over 20 boats participated and the event raised over $34,100. Rebuilding