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Downtown Doral evolves pedestrian activation with opening of The Doral Yard

More al fresco art and dining, socially distanced live music and cultural events powered by Yard Hospitality Group

A bubble art installation that illuminates with searing neon colors at night by multi-dimensional artist @Haiiileen.
A bubble art installation that illuminates with searing neon colors at night by multi-dimensional artist @Haiiileen.
A bubble art installation that illuminates with searing neon colors at night by multi-dimensional artist @Haiiileen.
Al fresco dining at Downtown Doral.
Al fresco dining at Downtown Doral.
Al fresco dining at Downtown Doral.

Doral, FL, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As of October, Downtown Doral evolves its pedestrian-only activation of Main Street to offer the best option in Miami-Dade for a family-friendly, safe, and fun dining and community experience.

“We are committed to responsibly supporting our residents and businesses during these difficult times.This led us to design an engaging outdoor experience that features expanded pedestrian spaces and safe community experiences on Main Street while emphasizing health guidelines and safety regulations in an artful manner,” said Ana-Marie Codina Barlick, CEO of

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Downtown San Angelo pet adoption event pairs fidos and fitness

SAN ANGELO — Around 10 dogs looking to move into their forever homes were on hand at a pet adoption event in downtown San Angelo on Saturday.



a close up of a dog: A dog attends an adoption event held by Cassie's Place animal rescue in front of Man Made Fitness in downtown San Angelo on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.


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A dog attends an adoption event held by Cassie’s Place animal rescue in front of Man Made Fitness in downtown San Angelo on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.

The nonprofit animal rescue organization Cassie’s Place hosted the event in front of Man Made Fitness to try and find homes for the animals.

According to information on their Facebook page, Cassie’s Place was established to care for and find suitable homes for neglected and/or abused animals. Kelcie Hall with Cassie’s Place said the event was a way to bring awareness to the plight of animals in need.

Hall said having Man Made Fitness host the event was a way to help people establish a connection between adopting a

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Rhodes State new downtown project renamed the Borra Center for Health Sciences

LIMA — The Rhodes State College board of trustees Tuesday night approved a name change for their downtown project, which is currently under construction and scheduled to open in June of next year.

The building will now be called the Borra Center for Health Sciences.

The facility is being named after Pier C. Borra and Renee A. Borra who started Arbor Health Care, a nursing home company and CORA Health Service, a rehabilitation business.

“It is indeed a pleasure to work with Dr. Cynthia Spiers and her highly capable team in leading Rhodes State College into the future of health care education, and we are honored to have our name associated with the new Health Sciences Center,” said Pier C. Borra of the Borra Family Foundation.

The Borras donated an unspecified amount of money to help provide scholarships for students looking to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

”On behalf

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