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Here are the top five stories from today in Miami:
1. A judge unsealed the ssearch warrant executed by the FBI earlier this week at former President Trump Mar-a-Lago resort, which shows that the former president of the United States is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice and potential espionage law violations, according to court documents. (West Palm Beach Coin)
2. The Broward County School District is ask voters to double the tax rate to help defray the costs of increases for teachers and school security personnel. Unfortunately, the The Spanish version of the ballot question was botched and the district is now trying to correct the error. (WPLG Local 10)
3. Pembroke Pines Police say Daniel Lamont Gray Jr., 28, caused malicious and intentional harm to his 8 month old jack pit bull terrier, which resulted in the death of the dog. Gray is charged with felony aggravated animal cruelty. (NBC Miami)
4. Surfside commissioners voted 3-2 in favour flying the pride flag next year during Pride Month in the South Florida city. Mayor Shlomo Danzinger said that if city leaders decided to fly the flag, it would open a Pandora’s box for the city, including a flag of Satan. (CBS Miami)
5. The famous Italian restaurant in New York by Rao come to Loews Miami Beach at 1601 Collins Ave. The original is 126 years old and comes from Harlem. It also has locations in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. (Miami New Times, Time Out)
Today in Miami:
- Cooking in historic places at Fruit & Spice Park. (9:00 a.m.)
- Rosa Sky Rooftop hosts its first Tiki Fest for National Tiki Day With unlimited Tiki drinks. (9:00 a.m.)
- South Beach Boat Party at Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center. (10am)
- Mermaid Cupcake Class (ages 2-8 with caregiver) in the kitchen of the taste buds. (10am)
- Creators of MOCA: portrait painting at the Museum of Contemporary Art. (1 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- The educators are return to Miami-Dade County public school classrooms and fill them with the magic that helps students thrive. The the first day of school is Wednesday, August 17. (Miami-Dade County Public Schools via Facebook)
- Miami-Dade Parks is looking for several recreation animators for various parks, as well as an administrative support specialist. Apply today. (Miami-Dade Parks via Facebook)
- Miami City Commission approved at first reading two planning and zoning applications relative to Miami Liberty Park at a recent meeting. The vote was 4-1. (Miami today)
- Maze comes from the New York-based hotel group, GPG Hospitality, and is now located at YOTEL Miami Hotel at 227 NE 2nd Street in Downtown Miami. (Miami Eater)
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— Carlos Hernandez
About me: Hello, my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.
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