From benefit concerts, to the future of Lolita the Killer Whale, there’s plenty happening in South Florida over the next few days. Here’s a look at The Week Ahead:
Disaster Relief Concert in Miami: Popular DJ trio Major Lazer is hosting a disaster relief concert on Monday in Wynwood. The benefit concert called “Relief is the Mission” will be Monday night at Mana and will benefit those affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Federal Drug Raid Suspects Appear in Court: Elizabeth Ton and Anthony Santos Gomez will go before a federal judge in South Florida on Tuesday. The pair face a slew of drug charges after their Davie home was raided by law enforcement last week.
Vote on Lolita the Whale’s Captivity: The Miami Beach Commission will consider a motion urging the Miami Seaquarium to release Lolita the Killer Whale on Wednesday. The giant mammal has lived in the enclosure since 1970. That meeting is expected to draw hundreds of people and plenty of protests.
Aston Martin Residences to Break Ground: On Wednesday, real estate lenders are set to break ground in Downtown Miami for the Aston Martin Residences. It’s the first-ever luxury residential tower branded after the high-end British sports car company. The developers purchased the bay front land for about $125 million dollars. Each of the 390 unites will cost about $1,000 a square foot.
Court Hearing for Winston Russell: On Friday, Winston Russell will go before a Broward County judge. Prosecutors allege Russell helped Dayanote Resiles escape from the Broward County Courthouse last summer. The escape sparked a day’s long manhunt for the accused murder that spanned multiple counties.
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