Celebrating their third year in SOMI, Tupelo Honey paired up with Humane Society of Greater Miami, their awesome suppliers and Jarbas Godoy of the Dog from Ipanema to host a special sale with a percentage of sales going to the Human Society.  Pictured are Gail & Jordan Blum, Jarbas Godoy, Tupelo Honey staff and representatives from the Human Society.

NEW EATS.  We first announced RICE House of Kabob was “Coming Soon” in last year’s April/May issue. Well, patience finally prevails and the newest RICE has opened in SOMI directly on US1.  Come by and eat some eat healthy authentic Persian food.

And in our next issue we expect to report on the restaurant coming into the former Trattoria Sole and the under renovation Casa Larios.  ‘stay tuned to SOMI.

Fittingly the first new street post installed by the City of South Miami was
on Dorn Avenue.

Looking good SOMI!


James McCants Honored by Elks
South Miami resident and Program Coordinator for Community Outreach in the city was recently recognized for his tireless volunteer service to the community and recognized  as “Distinguished Civilian of the Year 2014-2015” by the South Miami/Coral Gables Elks Lodge.  The award was presented to McCants in acknowledgement of his “outstanding and meritorious service to humanity.”

Pictured above are: (L-R) Out-going “Exalted Leader” Richard Del Vecchio, Lodge manager Annie Goodrich-Sorgie, James McCants and the lodge’s new
“Exalted Leader” Philip Bell.

Celebrating One Year
Cigar aficionados and owners of South Miami Cigar & Wine on the corner of US1 & Sunset Drive are celebrating their first anniversary after acquiring what was Vilar Cigar.
The store is located in the historic bank building (1926).  Expect to hear of big plans for the June 16 celebration.
Pictured are the husband and wife team of Luz Garcia
and Mike Freire.




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