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Venezuelans in South Florida react to Trump’s FIU visit

With the highest concentration of Venezuelans in the country residing in South Florida, President Donald Trump’s speech Monday at Florida International University is of particular interest to the region. Doral Councilwoman Christi Fraga said Venezuelans in her city are

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Protests and cheers: FIU students prep for Trump’s Monday visit

As news of President Donald Trump’s visit to Florida International University percolates through the campus, some students are cheering on his Venezuelan policies, others are organizing protests and one group nearly lost its event space to a then-unidentified VIP.

Conference on Cuban Studies returns to FIU [Video]

The Twelfth Conference on Cuban and Cuban American Studies took place on Feb. 14 and 15 at FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus. The two-day event featured panelists from across the United States and the Caribbean sharing their research on the

Lifestyle & Sports

The Scene and Sound: The Remyz

This episode of The Scene and Sound features Avery Davis and Christian Martinez of the band The Remyz. In this episode we talk about their beginnings, their recent Battle of the Bands victory and

Passions flow at Wynwood Art Walk [Video]

The second Saturday of every month the Wynwood Marketplace becomes home to the Wynwood Art Walk Block Party. Hosted by Swarm Inc., the event is responsible for bringing in an array of local artists and vendors, and up to

  • Shelby Powell experiencing 1920s Harlem on Tuesday in FIU’s Hubert Library (Montenise Jackson/SFNS)

VR experience about the Harlem Renaissance at FIU

Harlem in the 1920s came back to life on Tuesday in the Hubert Library on Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus. As a part of the university’s celebration of  Black History Month, the library hosted a single-day  event focused

Videos & Podcasts

Passions flow at Wynwood Art Walk [Video]

The second Saturday of every month the Wynwood Marketplace becomes home to the Wynwood Art Walk Block Party. Hosted by Swarm Inc., the event is responsible for bringing in an array of local artists

South Florida Access: 48th Annual Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow-Wow

The South Florida Access kicks off its second season with a look at the 48th Annual Seminole Tribal fair and Pow-Wow,  held inside of the new Hard Rock Event Center in Hollywood. Billy Walker, an

Little Haiti residents discuss gentrification concerns [Video]

Activists and Little Haiti residents met at Notre Dame D’Haiti Catholic church late last month to talk about issues of gentrification, development and affordable housing within the neighborhood. Four speakers spoke on Jan. 23

Stem Cell Summit returns to Miami [Video]

Jan. 22 marked the kickoff of the annual World Stem Cell Summit in partnership with Phacilitate World Leaders Summit, a conference on stem cell research and regenerative medicine. Held at the Hyatt Regency Miami,

Haulover Skate Park and Pump Track opens [Video]

The Haulover Skate Park and Pump Track, which opened earlier this year, was a passion project spearheaded by Surfside Mayor Daniel Dietch. Surfside officials collaborated with Bal Harbour, Miami Beach, Bay Harbor Islands, and Sunny

SFNS at the Movies: Detective Pikachu, Harry Potter, and remembering Stan Lee

Welcome to SFNS At the Movies! On this show, we will break down all the newest movie news coming from Hollywood as well happenings here in South Florida. At the end of the show, we

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Sports

Australian sailor gunning for gold in Hempel World Cup

Among the sailors competing in the Hempel World Cup Series in Miami this week, Australian Tom Burton stands out. Not only because

Opinion: eSports is destroying traditional sports

About a month ago, I was slouched on my living room couch flipping through channels on my TV, desperate to find something

Opinion: The NBAs “one-and-done” rule needs to be destroyed

Watching college basketball has been one of America's favorite past times. March Madness, where the NCAA’s top schools compete in a tournament

Politics

Venezuelans in South Florida react to Trump’s FIU visit

With the highest concentration of Venezuelans in the country residing in South Florida, President Donald Trump’s speech Monday at Florida

Protests and cheers: FIU students prep for Trump’s Monday visit

As news of President Donald Trump’s visit to Florida International University percolates through the campus, some students are cheering on

Conference on Cuban Studies returns to FIU [Video]

The Twelfth Conference on Cuban and Cuban American Studies took place on Feb. 14 and 15 at FIU’s Modesto Maidique

Noticias

A un año de la tragedia, las heridas siguen abiertas en MSD

Un año después de la tragedia de Parkland, la agonía de no saber por horas si sus hijos se encontraban

San Valentín con sabor a FIU

Groovy Candies, una de las empresas minoristas de caramelos más grandes de los Estados Unidos, estima que el promedio anual

San Valentín: El amor no cuesta nada

A solo días de San Valentín, te preguntarás ¿A dónde llevaré a mi pareja en este día tan especial? Muchos

FEATURED COLUMNIST

Opinion: Sports betting is destroying fantasy sports

Just two weeks ago, I was invited to play the role of commissioner at a fantasy football draft party among my friends. I chose not to participate in the league this year because it involved having to pay a wager.

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Florida Believe it Or Not

  • An alligator floating in Florida's wild waters by Maine Coast and posted on Pixabay.

Florida Believe It or Not: Naked man arrested for punching a North Port Police K-9; Man is reunited with his $150,000 prosthetic arm; Man beats an alligator with a shovel

As Floridians prepare for the upcoming election, the Sunshine State can’t escape the weird news that happens each and every day. This week is no different. North Port Police arrested a man on Saturday when

Florida Believe it or Not: Mako sharks predict Florida’s election results, Two middle school girls plan a stabbing attack; America’s best restroom is in Florida

Floridian news somehow manage to always take a turn for the bizarre and unexpected. Things are never as they seem down here in the Sunshine State where we have a combination of allegedly murderous middle school girls, must-visit bathrooms

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Florida Believe it or Not: Man cuts off penis of ex’s new boyfriend; Ocala woman sets underwear rack on fire; Woman removed from plane for bringing “emotional support squirrel”

Although Floridians don't experience the eerie bare trees and the crunch of dead leaves at this time of year, we continue to have weird news that takes a dark turn. A Tallahassee man was charged

Event Calendar

2019 Miami International Map Fair

February 2 @ 10:00 am - March 3 @ 5:00 pm

Miami International Boat Show

February 14 @ 10:00 am - February 18 @ 6:00 pm

Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail

February 14 @ 10:00 am - February 18 @ 6:00 pm

Art Wynwood

February 14 @ 11:00 am - February 18 @ 7:00 pm

Coconut Grove Arts Festival

February 16 @ 10:00 am - February 18 @ 5:00 pm

Coconut Grove Arts Festival

February 16 @ 10:00 am - February 18 @ 5:00 pm

Full Moon Beach Meditation

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

YoungArts Miami 2019

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - February 24 @ 3:30 pm

Arts & Culture

The Scene and Sound: The Remyz

This episode of The Scene and Sound features Avery Davis and Christian Martinez of the band

Passions flow at Wynwood Art Walk [Video]

The second Saturday of every month the Wynwood Marketplace becomes home to the Wynwood Art Walk Block Party. Hosted by Swarm Inc.,

  • Shelby Powell experiencing 1920s Harlem on Tuesday in FIU’s Hubert Library (Montenise Jackson/SFNS)

VR experience about the Harlem Renaissance at FIU

Harlem in the 1920s came back to life on Tuesday in the Hubert Library on Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus. As

Music

The Scene and Sound: The Remyz

This episode of The Scene and Sound features Avery Davis and Christian Martinez of

Ninth Annual Day of the Dead celebration in Fort Lauderdale

The Ninth Annual Day of the Dead celebration in downtown Fort Lauderdale is happening today, Nov.

  • Musical married duo, Tony Smurphio and Cuci Amador, film a documentary exploring their roots in Cuba (photo creds by Jayme Gershen)

Afrobeta, Miami-based duo, competes in filmmaking competition

Afrobeta, an electro-funk duo based in Miami, is exploring their Cuban heritage via a documentary its makers are attempting get

Food & Dining

‘Bout Damn Time whiskey festival comes to Miami [Video]

The Wharf Miami hosted the “‘Bout Damn Time: American Whiskey Festival” late last month, an event that featured over 800

  • Margie Pikarsky, founder of Bee Haven and the main organizer of the event, talks to attendees. (SFNS/Steven Guilen)

GrowFest festival takes over Homestead

On Saturday and Sunday, Redland’s Fruit & Spice Park hosted its sixth annual GrowFest festival. The festival, said organizers, focused

  • A dog receives a meal from his owners. (Courtesy of the restaurant)

Doral restaurant extends welcome to often-ignored members of family [Video]

A Doral restaurant is catering to a new breed of diners with its special “Woof Menu,” designed for canines who can