Aging is inevitable, and for many, it signals the beginning of a new chapter - one where you cross off bucket list items and live life to the fullest, on your own terms. However, for some men, aging is a horrible prospect, filled with chronic fatigue, irritability, and inability to perform in the bedroom. If you're concerned about life in middle age and beyond, we've got great news: there are easy, proven steps that you can take to help stop the negative effect of aging.
Global Life Rejuvenation was founded to give men a new lease on life - one that includes less body fat, fewer mood swings, and more energy as you age. If you're ready to look and feel younger, it's time to consider TRT (testosterone replacement therapy), and growth hormone peptides. These therapies for men are effective, safe, and customized to fit your goals, so you can keep loving life as you get older.
TRT, and growth hormone peptide therapies bridge the gap between your old life and the more vibrant, happier version of you. With a simple click or call, you can be well on your way to a brighter future. After all, you deserve to be the one in charge of your wellness and health. Now, you have the tools to do so - backed by science and applied by our team of TRT and HRT experts with more than 13 years of experience.
For men, getting older comes with its perks, like living life on their own terms and not having to "sweat the small stuff" day in and day out. At the same time, there are aspects of aging that men dread, like hormonal changes. Yes, you read that right â men, not just women, go through hormonal changes as they age. For men, the biggest change involves a drop in testosterone.
Lower levels of testosterone can wreak havoc on a male's mind and body and when left untreated, can result in symptoms like:
Those symptoms are concerning, but with testosterone replacement therapy and anti-aging medicine, many males improve their quality of life with age. The good news is that TRT and anti-aging meds aren't only reserved for "old guys." In fact, there's no magic age at which men should start thinking about hormone replacement therapy. Everyone's body is different, so if you're experiencing the above conditions in your mid-30s, TRT could be a viable solution when you consult with a doctor.
Testosterone is a crucial hormone for men and plays an important role throughout the male lifespan. Most of a male's testosterone is produced through the testicles. Also called the male sex hormone, testosterone starts playing its part during puberty.
When a male goes through puberty, testosterone helps males develop:
As boys turn to men and men grow older, testosterone levels deplete naturally. Sometimes, events like injuries and chronic health conditions like diabetes can lower testosterone levels. Unfortunately, when a man loses too much T, it results in hypogonadism. When this happens, the testosterone must be replaced, or the male will suffer from symptoms like muscle loss, low libido, and even depression.
TRT is exactly what it sounds like: a treatment option for men that replaces testosterone so that your body regulates hormones properly and restores balance to your life. Also called androgen replacement therapy, TRT alleviates the symptoms that men experience with low T.
Originally lab-synthesized in 1935, testosterone has grown in popularity since it was produced. Today, TRT and other testosterone treatments are among the most popular prescriptions in the U.S.
Without getting too deep into the science, TRT works by giving your body the essential testosterone it needs to function correctly. As the primary androgen for both males and females, testosterone impacts many of the body's natural processes â especially those needed for overall health. For example, men with low T are more prone to serious problems like cardiovascular disease and even type-2 diabetes.
When your body quits making enough testosterone, it causes your health to suffer until a solution is presented. That's where TRT and anti-aging medicine for men can help. TRT helps balance your hormones and replenish your depleted testosterone. With time, your body will begin to heal, and many symptoms like low libido and irritability begin to diminish.
For men, aging is the biggest contributor to lower testosterone levels, though there are other causes like obesity, drug abuse, testicular injuries, and certain prescribed medications. Sometimes, long-term health conditions like AIDS, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney disease can lower testosterone levels.
When a man's testosterone levels drop significantly, it alters his body's ratio of estrogen and testosterone. Lower testosterone levels cause more abdominal fat, which in turn results in increased aromatase, which converts even more testosterone into estrogen.
If you're concerned that you might have low T, you're not alone. Millions of men in the U.S. feel the same way. The best way to find out if your testosterone is low is to get your levels tested.
For sustainable testosterone replacement therapy benefits, you must consult with hormone doctors and experts like those you can find at Global Life Rejuvenation. That way, you can find the root cause of your hormone problems, and our team can craft a personalized HRT plan tailored to your needs.
Are you used to blasting through a productive day and accomplishing all your daily goals? Do you find yourself losing muscle mass and the craving to be intimate with your partner? Does your partner complain about how irritable you have become? If you're not usually a curmudgeon, your body could be giving you a sign. It could be time to speak with a doctor about TRT and anti-aging medicine for men in North Miami, FL.
If you're experiencing any of the following symptoms, you might be battling against low testosterone:
One of the most common reasons that men choose TRT is because they have lost that "spark" with their partner. It's not easy for a man to hear that they're not performing like they used to. Intimacy is a powerful part of any relationship. When a once-healthy sex life dwindles, it can cause serious relationship issues.
The good news is that low libido doesn't have to be a permanent problem. TRT and anti-aging medicines help revert hormone levels back into their normal range. When this happens, many men have a more enjoyable life full of intimacy and sex drive.
Weak erections â it's an uncomfortable subject for many men in the U.S. to talk about. It's even worse to experience first-hand. You're in the midst of an intimate moment, and you can't do your part. Despite being perfectly normal, many men put blame and shame upon themselves when they can't achieve an erection. And while the inability to perform sexually can be caused by poor diet, obesity, and chronic health conditions, low testosterone is often a contributing factor.
Fortunately, weak erections are a treatable condition. The best way to regain your confidence and ability in bed is to speak with your doctor. Once any underlying conditions are discovered, options like TRT may be the best course of treatment.
Do you find it harder and harder to work out and lift weights in the gym? Are you having problems lifting heavy items that you once had no problem lifting?
Recent studies show that when men are inactive, they lose .5% of muscle strength every year, from ages 25 to 60. After 60, muscle loss doubles every decade. While some muscle loss is common as men age, a significant portion can be tied to low testosterone levels. When a man's T levels drop, so does his muscle mass.
Testosterone is a much-needed component used in gaining and retaining muscle mass. That's why many doctors prescribe TRT North Miami, FL, for men having problems with strength. One recent study found that men who increased their testosterone levels using TRT gained as much as 2.5 pounds of muscle mass.
Whether your gym performance is lacking, or you can't lift heavy items like you used to, don't blame it all on age. You could be suffering from hypogonadism.
If you're like millions of other men in their late 20s and 30s, dealing with hair loss is a reality you don't want to face. Closely related to testosterone decline and hormone imbalances, hair loss is distressing for many men. This common symptom is often related to a derivative of testosterone called DHT. Excess amounts of DHT cause hair follicles to halt their production, causing follicles to die.
Because hair located at the front and crown is more sensitive to DHT, it grows slower than other follicles and eventually stops growing permanently. Thankfully, TRT and anti-aging treatments for men in North Miami, FL, is now available to address hair loss for good.
While it's true that you can't change your genes, you can change the effects of low testosterone on your body. Whether you're suffering from thinning hair or hair loss across your entire head, TRT and other hormone therapies can stop hair loss and even reverse the process.
Also called "man boobs," gynecomastia is essentially the enlargement of male breast tissue. This increase in fatty tissue is often caused by hormonal imbalances and an increase in estrogen. For men, estrogen levels are elevated during andropause. Also called male menopause, andropause usually happens because of a lack of testosterone.
If you're a man between the ages of 40 and 55, and you're embarrassed by having large breasts, don't lose hope. TRT is a safe, effective way to eliminate the underlying cause of gynecomastia without invasive surgery. With a custom HRT and fitness program, you can bring your testosterone and estrogen levels back to normal before you know it.
Decreased energy was once considered a normal part of aging. Today, many doctors know better. Advances in technology and our understanding of testosterone show that low T and lack of energy often go hand-in-hand.
If you're struggling to enjoy activities like playing with your kids or hiking in a park due to lack of energy, it could be a sign of low T. Of course, getting tired is perfectly normal for any man. But if you're suffering from continual fatigue, a lack of enjoyment, or a decrease in energy, it might be time to speak with a doctor.
Whether you're having a tough time getting through your day or can't finish activities you used to love, TRT could help.
A study from 2011 showed that men who lose a week's worth of sleep can experience lowered testosterone levels â as much as 15%, according to experts. Additional research into the topic found almost 15% of workers only get five hours of sleep (or less) per night. These findings suggest that sleep loss negatively impacts T levels and wellbeing.
The bottom line is that men who have trouble sleeping often suffer from lower testosterone levels as a result. If you find yourself exhausted at the end of the day but toss and turn all night long, you might have low T.
TRT and anti-aging medicines can restore your T levels back to normal, which can help you sleep better with proper diet and exercise.
You're feeling down about everything, and there's no solid explanation for why you're in such a crummy mood. Your daily life is great and full of success, but you can't help but feel unexcited and unmotivated. If you're experiencing symptoms like these, you may be depressed â and it may stem from low testosterone.
A research study from Munich found that men with depression also commonly had low testosterone levels. This same study also found that depressed men had cortisol levels that were 67% higher than other men. Because higher cortisol levels lead to lower levels of testosterone, the chances of severe depression increase.
Depression is a very real disorder and should always be diagnosed and treated by your doctor. One treatment option gaining in popularity is TRT for depression. Studies show that when TRT is used to restore hormone levels, men enjoy a lighter, more improved mood. That's great news for men who are depressed and have not had success with other treatments like anti-depression medicines, which alter the brain's chemistry.
Ask anyone over the age of 50 how their memory is, and they'll tell you it wasn't what it used to be. Memory loss and lack of concentration occur naturally as we age â these aren't always signs of dementia or Alzheimer's.
However, what many men consider a symptom of age may be caused by low testosterone. A 2006 study found that males with low T levels performed poorly on cognitive skill tests. These results suggest that low testosterone may play a part in reducing cognitive ability. If you're having trouble staying on task or remembering what your schedule is for the day, it might not be due to your age. It might be because your testosterone levels are too low. If you're having trouble concentrating or remembering daily tasks, it could be time to talk to your doctor.
Why? The aforementioned study found that participating men experienced improved cognitive skills when using TRT.
Even though today's society is more inclusive of large people, few adults enjoy gaining weight as they age. Despite their best efforts, many men just can't shed the extra pounds around their midsections, increasing their risk of heart disease and cancer.
Often, male weight gain is caused by hormone imbalances that slow the metabolism and cause weight to pile on. This phase of life is called andropause and happens when there is a lack of testosterone in the body. Couple that with high cortisol levels, and you've got a recipe for flabby guts and double chins.
Fortunately, TRT treatments and physician-led weight loss programs can correct hormone imbalances and lead to healthy weight loss for men.
The benefits of hormone replacement therapy for men are numerous. TRT not only grants relief from low-T symptoms but can help give protection against age-related diseases. Additionally, doctors now recognize male testosterone as an important role in alleviating depression.
Some of the most exciting benefits of TRT can include:
Because men do not go through a specific period of hormonal changes like women do (called menopause), many doctors refer to "male menopause" as androgen decline. This is just another term for low testosterone, but like female menopause, the symptoms can be serious and affect your quality of life.
The best way to fight back against male menopause is with male HRT treatment from Global Life Rejuvenation. We provide the following HRT treatments for men:
Our treatment options are personalized for your body and are available as creams, gels, injectables, and implantable pellets. To find out if testosterone replacement therapy is safe for you, contact Global Life Rejuvenation today to schedule your comprehensive testing and anti-aging treatment consultation.
Growth hormone peptides are an innovative therapy that boosts the natural human growth hormone production in a person's body. These exciting treatment options help slow down the aging process and give you a chance at restoring your youth.
Sermorelin is a synthetic hormone peptide, like GHRH, which triggers the release of growth hormones. When used under the care of a qualified physician, Sermorelin can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and help you feel much younger.
Human growth hormone (HGH) therapy has been used for years to treat hormone deficiencies. Unlike HGH, which directly replaces declining human growth hormone levels, Sermorelin addresses the underlying cause of decreased HGH, stimulating the pituitary gland naturally. This approach keeps the mechanisms of growth hormone production active.
Benefits of Sermorelin include:
Ipamorelin helps to release growth hormones in a person's body by mimicking a peptide called ghrelin. Ghrelin is one of three hormones which work together to regulate the growth hormone levels released by the pituitary gland. Because Ipamorelin stimulates the body to produce growth hormone, your body won't stop its natural growth hormone production, which occurs with synthetic HGH.
Ipamorelin causes growth hormone secretion that resembles natural release patterns rather than being constantly elevated from HGH. Because ipamorelin stimulates the natural production of growth hormone, our patients can use this treatment long-term with fewer health risks.
One of the biggest benefits of Ipamorelin is that it is suitable for both men and women. It provides significant short and long-term benefits in age management therapies, boosting patients' overall health, wellbeing, and outlook on life. When growth hormone is produced by the pituitary gland using Ipamorelin, clients report amazing benefits.
Some of those benefits include:
Whether you are considering our TRT services, HRT for women, or our growth hormone peptide services, we are here to help. The first step to turning back the hand of time starts by contacting Global Life Rejuvenation.
Our friendly, knowledgeable TRT and HRT experts can help answer your questions and walk you through our procedures. From there, we'll figure out which treatments are right for you. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way to looking and feeling better than you have in years!973-587-8638
Our Local 10 Community Calendar is your one-stop shop for information about free or low-cost events happening in your community. From music festivals to museum displays and everything in between, check out why South Florida is the place to be every day of the week.Now – Feb. 28No compatible source was found for this media.Reggae Month MiamiReggae Month Miami will offer FREE live music, meet and greets with reggae performers, networking and a conference in South Florida. Reggae Month Miami will ...
Our Local 10 Community Calendar is your one-stop shop for information about free or low-cost events happening in your community. From music festivals to museum displays and everything in between, check out why South Florida is the place to be every day of the week.
Now – Feb. 28
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Reggae Month Miami
Reggae Month Miami will offer FREE live music, meet and greets with reggae performers, networking and a conference in South Florida. Reggae Month Miami will highlight Jamaican artists, business and entrepreneurs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
Cost: Most events are free
For a calendar list of events, locations and to RSVP for a particular event, visit https://caribtix.com/event-details?eid=88544
Now – Feb. 28
Shops at Merrick Park
358 San Lorenzo Avenue
Coral Gables, FL
Time: Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Spanish for “spinning tops,” Los Trompos is a world-famous interactive vibrant outdoor display that features eight larger-than-life, three-dimensional colorful spinning tops in a variety of colors and shapes that invite visitors to play and engage with the art. The art draws its inspiration from a toy that has been popular with children around the world since the dawn of time.
Friday, Feb. 3
21st Annual MLK Old School Music Celebration
Lauderhill Performing Arts Center
3800 NW 11th Place
Lauderhill, FL 33311
Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Celebrate MLK and Black History Month at a live concert featuring SWV, Maxi Priest, Blackstreet and Old Skool Gang. The monies raised in part will go to the MLK scholarship.
Cost: Tickets start at $65.
To purchase tickets, visit https://www.showpass.com/mlk23/.
Friday, Feb. 3
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Job Fair
Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College
18180 SW 122 Avenue
Miami, FL 33177
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
This job fair presents the various full and part-time employment positions available throughout the county. These include bus drivers, vehicle mechanics and cafeteria workers. There is a sign-in bonus of $400 for newly hired bus drivers.
For more information, call 305-234-3365.
Feb. 3- Feb. 15
New World Symphony’s “I Dream a World: The Harlem Renaissance in Europe”
New World Center
500 17th Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Time: 7:30 p.m.
This season’s festival is a two-week exploration of the trans-Atlantic movement and influence of the Harlem Renaissance in Europe.
Cost: Different events taking place throughout the weeks. Ticket costs vary.
For more information, visit https://www.nws.edu/events-tickets/concerts/
Saturday, Feb. 4
Tri-Rail’s Annual “Rail Fun Day”
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station
500 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Attendees of the annual family fun day will enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts, interactive games, cookie decorating, photos with Tri-Rail’s mascot Conductor George Green and popular costume characters, face painting, giveaways, food trucks and the “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent” singing competition.
Saturday, Feb. 4
2nd annual Caribe Arts Fest
1220 NW Griffing Blvd
Time: 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
This family-friendly experience will showcase a wide variety of talents and creations representing and encompassing the culture, essence, and creativity of the Caribbean and the Americas.
Cost: Free. Attendees are encouraged to register online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caribe-arts-fest-2023-tickets-476583503087
Sunday, Feb. 5
3rd Annual South Dade Schools ArtsFest
11000 Red Road
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
This event will feature 25 performing groups and 500 works of visual art showcased by students across Miami-Dade County Public Schools – from Florida City to North Miami Beach. Jazz, orchestral, choral, and band groups will be stationed to perform in a staggered layout along the Gardens’ winding path through the 200-acre botanical gardens , allowing attendees to walk through the gardens and enjoy the performances.
Feb. 5 – Feb. 28
Reflections of Society
History Fort Lauderdale - New River Inn Museum of History
231 SW 2nd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This is a fine art exhibit featuring works for show and sale from Dillard Center for the Arts’ Advanced Placement (AP) students and instructors
Cost: $7 - $15
Friday, Feb. 10
Miramar Cultural Center
2400 Civic Center Place
Miramar, FL 33025
Time: 7 p.m.
This is a full-scale opera production with traditional sets and costumes.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit miramarculturalcenter.org.
Wednesday, Feb. 15
South Florida Symphony Orchestra’s 25th Anniversary Performance
The Parker in Fort Lauderdale
707 NE 8th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Time: 7:30 p.m.
South Florida Symphony Orchestra will present a passionate evening of masterworks from Brahms, Sibelius and Berlioz.
Cost: $15 and up
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit southfloridasymphony.org/masterworks-iii-2022-2023 or call 954-522-8445.
Thursday – Sunday, Feb. 16-19
Miami Design District
151 NE 31st Street
Miami, FL 33137
Time: Friday: 12 p.m. -6 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. -7 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Tropic Bound is South Florida’s first international biennial artists’ book fair. Visitors will discover more than 60 international exhibitors from across the US, Mexico, South American, Caribbean, Europe and Egypt.
To RSVP, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/tropic-bound-55515375283
Monday, Feb. 20
Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) Concert
Moore Building, Miami Design District
160 NE 40th Street
Time: 6:30 p.m.
The concert is being produced in collaboration with famed musician and producer Emilio Estefan. The night will commence with an opening performance by a soon-to-be-announced headliner musician, followed by Maestro Eduardo Marturet’s recreation of the original 1922 official concert repertoire.
Saturday, Feb. 25
AILEY II, The Next Generation of Dance
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Blvd. Knight Concert Hall
Miami, FL 33132
For one night only. AILEY II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s finest early-career dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers.
Time: 8 p.m.
Cost: $30 - $65 per ticket
Tickets are available online at arshtcenter.org or at the Adrienne Arsht Center box office by calling 305-949-6722.
Sunday, Feb. 26
Free Gospel Sundays
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts – John S. & James L. Knight Concert Hall
1300 Biscayne Blvd. Knight Concert Hall
Miami, FL 33132
Time: 5 p.m.
Local 10′s Calvin Hughes will host this special event with Pastor Marc Cooper and award-winning choir, Miami Mass Choir.
Advance passes are required. To reserve, visit https://www.arshtcenter.org/tickets/2022-2023/free-gospel-sundays/free-gospel-sundays-pastor-cooper-miami-mass-choir/#tickets
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Led by your local American Lung Association, this free and open to the public webinar features Dr. Herschel Scher from Joe DiMaggio ChildrenOn Wednesday, February 8th at 12 p.m., the American Lung Association in South Florida will host a free webinar. This webinar features Dr. Herschel Scher, pediatric pulmonologist with Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.WHAT: LUNG FORCE Community Connections is an educational speaker series focused on lung health where we give you access to the leading experts and lung ...
On Wednesday, February 8th at 12 p.m., the American Lung Association in South Florida will host a free webinar. This webinar features Dr. Herschel Scher, pediatric pulmonologist with Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
WHAT: LUNG FORCE Community Connections is an educational speaker series focused on lung health where we give you access to the leading experts and lung health professionals. During this upcoming Live Webinar and Q&A, Dr. Scher, pediatric pulmonologist with Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital will share what you need to know about RSV, including short and long-term health complications, and the differences between COVID, the flu and RSV. This FREE event is proudly brought to you by Memorial Healthcare System and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
WHERE: Free webinar hosted on Facebook Live and Zoom. Media and the public can register here.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 8th at 12 p.m. ET
HOW: Media and the public can register here or request further information and interviews in advance by contacting [email protected].
Question for our speaker? Email [email protected]. Questions will be answered live during the webinar.
WHY: The American Lung Association is the nation’s trusted champion of lung health through its mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Visit Lung.org and follow us on Facebook @LungSoFla or Instagram @LungSoFla to learn about future Community Connections events.
About the American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, which has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and is a Platinum-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org.
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Frustration and uncertainty continue in North Miami Beach after once again there were not enough commissioners to hold a meeting. For months, parts of the city government have not been operating as the mayor, several commissioners, and the city attorney fight in court.Wednesday, Mayor Anthony DeFillipo’s attorneys filed an emergency motion in court asking a judge to force a commission meeting within the next five days.After a November runoff election changed the governing majority in North Miami Beach and an investigation...
Frustration and uncertainty continue in North Miami Beach after once again there were not enough commissioners to hold a meeting. For months, parts of the city government have not been operating as the mayor, several commissioners, and the city attorney fight in court.
Wednesday, Mayor Anthony DeFillipo’s attorneys filed an emergency motion in court asking a judge to force a commission meeting within the next five days.
After a November runoff election changed the governing majority in North Miami Beach and an investigation into where the mayor lives, much of the city business is on hold.
Three sitting city commissioners – Michael Joseph, Daniela Jean, and McKenzie Fleurimond – again did not show up to the North Miami Beach commissioner meeting Tuesday night, stopping the first action the new majority wants to take – removing city attorney Hans Ottinot.
After a lengthy public comment period when most speakers expressed frustration with the city coming to a halt, Commissioner Fortuna Smukler walked around the dais and removed the nameplates of those missing. That caused city attorney Ottinot to get up and leave the meeting.
NBC 6 wanted to get Ottinot’s thoughts on the situation but he said he did not want to speak on the record. Ottinot went down the back stairway and NBC 6 followed until he slammed the back door and pressed his body against it. NBC 6 waited for a few moments and then opened the door. When Ottinot saw the NBC 6 crew, he started running down the sidewalk and across Northeast 19th Avenue.
NBC 6 has previously tried to get a comment from Ottinot about the situation.
The city attorney and the missing commissioners argue the mayor has no power to preside over the meetings because he’s violating the city charter. An outside law firm hired by the city determined it was reasonable to conclude the mayor lives with his family in Davie and not in a one-bedroom condo he showed NBC 6 in North Miami Beach.
The city and the mayor are fighting over this issue in court.
NBC 6 brought up concerns over his residency in an interview after Tuesday’s meeting and the mayor argued he’s legally the mayor until a judge tells him otherwise.
“We’re in the middle of a case. The Mayor is the Mayor until a judge sees it otherwise, or does not. This is all a political hack job,” Mayor DeFillipo said.
In the meantime, the mayor says the city continues to pay everyone’s salary while city business is not being done.
“Tax dollars are being wasted every day. As you can see, one walked out of the meeting. One was here half the time. And they’re being paid to be here,” Mayor DeFillipo said.
One of the mayor’s allies, Commissioner Jay Chernoff, recently filed a lawsuit asking a court to remove Vice Mayor Michael Joseph, arguing he missed 120 days in a row.
Joseph sent NBC 6 a memo from the city attorney claiming he still has time before the 120-day cut-off, since the last meeting he missed was in December.
In a statement, Joseph wrote NBC 6 the mayor’s allies are trying to intimidate him for accusing the mayor of violating the city charter.
“However, it’s Mr. Chernoff and his attorney that are scared for the courts to conclude the same way with the city administration and the outside counsel that Mr. DeFillipo has been living in another city, in another county, and that Mr. Chernoff has been supporting a fraud all this time,” Joseph wrote.
He went on to say “After years of repeated public corruption scandals, I was elected to change things. Trust in our city is the biggest issue for voters. This is where I am expected to hold the line against fraud and abuse.”
The other two other missing commissioners did not respond to my request. Commissioner Daniela Jean did attend Community Redevelopment Agency meeting just before Tuesday’s commission meeting. However, she soon left the building and the commission meeting did not have a quorum.
The former home of Laurenzo’s Italian Market in North Miami Beach could be redeveloped into a mixed-use project with three towers.May NMB LLC, an affiliate of Lakewood, New Jersey-based Accurate Builders, filed a municipal pre-application with Miami-Dade County concerning the 3.03-acre site at 16445 and 16385 W. Dixie Highway, plus 2255 N.E. 164th St. The site currently has 52,120 square feet of commercial space, mostly the old market.Laurenzo’s Italian Market closed in 2019 after 69 years in business. Laurenzo&rsqu...
The former home of Laurenzo’s Italian Market in North Miami Beach could be redeveloped into a mixed-use project with three towers.
May NMB LLC, an affiliate of Lakewood, New Jersey-based Accurate Builders, filed a municipal pre-application with Miami-Dade County concerning the 3.03-acre site at 16445 and 16385 W. Dixie Highway, plus 2255 N.E. 164th St. The site currently has 52,120 square feet of commercial space, mostly the old market.
Laurenzo’s Italian Market closed in 2019 after 69 years in business. Laurenzo’s Italian Center, Laurenzo Brothers Property and 2255 Land Associates have agreed to sell the property to May NMB LLC.
The project would total 2.08 million square feet with three towers of 34 stories each connected by a parking podium. The building would extend over Northeast 164th Street, so cars could drive underneath the structure.
It would feature 1,217 residential units, 23,279 square feet of commercial space and 1,622 parking spaces, include 36 electric vehicle chargers. The amenity deck on the ninth floor would have three lawn areas, two pools, a spa, a pet run and a playground.
The project would have 171 studio apartments, 538 one-bedroom units, 109 one-bedroom units, with dens, 252 two-bedroom units, 74 two-bedroom units with dens, and 73 three-bedroom units.
The application describes the project as being developed in three phases, starting with 449 apartments, 18,476 square feet of commercial space and 1,192 parking spaces. The second phase would be 419 units. The final phase would consist of 349 units, 4,803 square feet of commercial space and the rest of the parking spaces.
The project would require the realignment of several streets, including Northeast 22nd Avenue, and the creation of a westbound left turn lane.
Miami-based attorney Matthew Amster, who represents the developer in the application, couldn’t be reached for comment. Miami-based RSP Architects designed the project.
“The thoughtfully designed podium and towers offer a desirable mix of uses and open space that will create pedestrian-oriented spaces where people can live, work and play,” the developer stated in the application. “The proposed development will contribute to the creation of a modern urban downtown area, synergizing with other nearby and future developments.”
This project would also require approval from the North Miami Beach City Commission.
There’s been a wave of redevelopment in North Miami Beach after the city increased density several years ago. In fact, BH Group has proposed a 32-story apartment tower on a neighboring site.
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For the third time, and in spite of opposition from many nearby Eastern Shores dwellers, the North Miami Beach City Commission narrowly approved a development agreement and new zoning plan that will enable Dezer Development to move forward with its $1.5 billion plan to redevelop the Intracoastal Mall.Next, the developer will need to obtain Florida Department of Transportation approval for a new entranceway. Construction crews will not be allowed to use Northeast 35th Avenue, which is the only way in and out of the neighboring Eastern ...
For the third time, and in spite of opposition from many nearby Eastern Shores dwellers, the North Miami Beach City Commission narrowly approved a development agreement and new zoning plan that will enable Dezer Development to move forward with its $1.5 billion plan to redevelop the Intracoastal Mall.
Next, the developer will need to obtain Florida Department of Transportation approval for a new entranceway. Construction crews will not be allowed to use Northeast 35th Avenue, which is the only way in and out of the neighboring Eastern Shores community. Instead construction crews are to use the mall’s entrance east of that, to be designated as Northeast 36th Avenue, which is to be widened and transformed into the project’s new main entrance, or an access road near the FPL substation farther east.
Dezer Development, led by father and son Michael and Gil Dezer, plan to replace Intracoastal Mall with Uptown Harbour, a $1.5 billion mixed-use project with towers up to 40 stories high. Tuesday’s approval followed first and second reading votes on the ordinances in September and October. Because one commissioner left early and another fell asleep during the second reading last October, Mayor Anthony DeFillipo called a special meeting for a third vote.
Some Eastern Shores residents were hopeful that DeFillipo, who won re-election on November 3rd after defeating a candidate critical of Uptown Harbour, would vote against the project. They insisted that adding two more lanes to 35th Avenue, as well as widening the Intracoastal Mall entrance at Northeast 36th Avenue, would do little to address their traffic concerns.
The 2015 rezoning of the site required “multiple access points” to the property. Commissioner Phyllis Smith questioned why city staff recommended the project’s approval without multiple access points. “This is a no vote,” Smith declared, later adding that “it really appears that the city is working for the developer. It’s really sad.”
The development calls for 2,000 residential units, a 250-room hotel, 200,000 square feet of office, a 280,000 square foot shopping center, a 50,000-square-foot supermarket, and a 45,000-square-foot gym. Uptown Harbour’s urban plan, designed by architect Bernard Zyscovich, also envisions dredging of a new canal – if developers can obtain the necessary permits from various agencies.
At about 11 p.m., the commission voted 4 to 3 to approve the development agreement and zoning amendments with commissioners Smith, Fortuna Smukler and Barbara Kramer voting against.
“I want to see how the mayor is going to face Eastern Shores after he said he was going to vote no!” Smith screamed as DeFillipo tried to adjourn the meeting. “How is he going to face them?”
“I didn’t say I was going to vote no. I said I was going to reconsider,” DeFillipo said. “We are adjourned!”