Portrait of a Preservationist – a Tribute to Nancy Liebman

2016 was Nancy Liebman’s last year serving on the Board of the MiMo Biscayne Association.   This year, she returns to her preservationist roots in Miami Beach.  As MBA begins its first year without her, we would like to record our thanks and pay tribute to this remarkable woman whose guiding presence has so shaped its […]

Welcome to New Police Commander Tommy Carroll

The MiMo Biscayne Association would like to extend a hearty welcome to our new Upper Eastside Police Commander, Tommy Carroll, who replaces retiring UES Commander Freddy D’Agostino. Commander Carroll is an 18-year veteran of the City of Miami Police Department. Prior to his recent promotion, he headed the narcotics and vice bureau of Miami PD’s […]

Message from the President – Spring 2017

A LITTLE MIMO HISTORY — AND HISTORIC CHALLENGES By Debby Stander As 2017 gets underway, the MiMo Biscayne Boulevard Historic District and its Upper Eastside neighbors find themselves facing some sizeable challenges. Fortunately, the ability to overcome challenges is our strong suit.  In fact, you could say it’s one of our defining characteristics. Historically, our first […]

Message from the President – Summer 2016

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT By Shane Graber Fashion, historic Legion Park and an FPL power boost are the focus of this edition of the MiMo Newsletter. These are exciting times for the MiMo Biscayne Historic District and the surrounding Upper Eastside neighborhoods! Residents are excited by the new opening of California-based Trina Turk/Mr. Turk, along with […]

MIMO Energized by Power Grid Improvements

MIMO ENERGIZED BY POWER GRID IMPROVEMENTS By Debby Stander In late May of this year MiMo and adjacent neighborhoods were invaded by a veritable battalion of trucks, heavy equipment and workers in hard hats – all deployed by FPL to upgrade the power grid in the area. The project is part of a comprehensive Miami-Dade […]

Legion Park

LEGION PARK By John Bachay France has its French Foreign Legion, the Roman Empire had its famous Roman Legion and the Miami MiMo District has Legion Park — 37 acres of green space with one historic structure, in the middle of the historic district boundaries. How did this come to be? I’m glad you asked this […]

Fashion Meets MIMO!

FASHION MEETS MIMO!  By Annalisa Damley Fashion shines its spotlight on the MiMo Historic District! Trina Turk and Julian Chang have recently opened on Biscayne Boulevard between 72nd and 76th Streets, just steps from one another. Soon-to-open Angel Sanchez is nestled in the same neck of the Boulevard. The arrival of these internationally renowned fashion […]