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Facelift complete for Little Haiti Soccer Park
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Facelift complete for Little Haiti Soccer Park

As kids ran up and down the newly renovated soccer field while playing soccer and catch with a football, wide smiles formed on their faces. Miami Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Kirwin was ready to show off the Little Haiti Soccer Park. Kirwin was unveiling a $1.8 million rehab of the city’s park, which has…

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Lawsuit: City of Lauderhill Stonewalled Haitian Flag Day Celebration

Lauderhill residents Frandy Cardichon and Juvenia Mackensie began planning a Haitian Flag Day celebration a full year before the holiday. In May 2017, they submitted a permit application to the city; coordinated with vendors, businesses, and bands; and began advertising and promoting the event. But as the May 18, 2018 festival approached, the City of Lauderhill stonewalled…

Massive ‘Innovation District’ could change Little Haiti forever. But what would that mean?
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Massive ‘Innovation District’ could change Little Haiti forever. But what would that mean?

Days before the Miami City Commission votes on a billion-dollar real estate project in Little Haiti, the debate around how the development will impact the neighborhood continues to intensify. Proponents of the Magic City Innovation District, which will be headquartered at 6001 NE Second Ave., say that the massive development, which is projected to take…

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