Distracted driving remains a problem in Florida despite laws

It’s been four years since texting while driving in Florida was banned, but according to one study, the state is second-worst in the nation when it comes to phone use behind the wheel. Florida ranks behind only Louisiana for distracted driving, according to the EverDrive Safe Driving Report, which gave Sunshine State motorists 37th place

2017-10-31T11:38:54+00:00 October 30th, 2017|News, Public Safety|

Local hotels tighten security after Las Vegas shooting

Officials at some Miami hotels said they are beefing up security in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting last month that left dozens dead and hundreds injured. Security and Safety Manager Michael Matos of the Fontainebleau Miami Beach said the tragedy made him and his peers rethink the hotel’s procedures. “I think all hotels

2017-10-30T15:47:23+00:00 October 30th, 2017|News, Public Safety|

Mega Match-a-Thon: 24 horas de amor a primera vista entre humanos y mascotas

Los voluntarios se encargaron de mantener a los perros seguros.Foto de Grethel Delgado Música, camiones de comida y muchísimos ladridos y maullidos invadieron el Tropical Park de Miami este fin de semana. Mega Match-a-Thon, una jornada de adopción de mascotas organizada por Animal Services del condado de Miami-Dade, convidó a cientos de personas

2017-11-06T17:45:29+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Lifestyle, Noticias|

Un domingo al estilo 70.3

‘’¡Vamos que sí puedes! ¡Vamos! ¡Te falta poco!‘’. Eran los gritos de aliento más comunes que acompañaron a los participantes de la  fantástica jornada del Citybike Iroman 70.3, con 2.308 participantes, el pasado domingo 22 de octubre en la ciudad de Miami. Por Carolina Morales Chataing South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Instagram• Facebook Esta ciudad  no solo

2017-11-06T17:41:06+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Noticias|

CubaOne Foundation recauda más de 50.000 dólares para enviar ayuda a Cuba

Un plan de esperanza y aliento para Cuba está a punto de arrancar motores. El viernes pasado, en una reunión realizada en el Midtown de Miami, organizadores y amigos de CubaOne Foundation hicieron los ajustes finales de una misión de ayuda a los cubanos afectados por el huracán Irma. Por Grethel Delgado South Florida News

2017-10-25T12:03:27+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Noticias|

El “fitness” conquista a Miami [Vídeo]

La Fitexpo de Fort Lauderdale acogió este fin de semana a miles de residentes del sur de la Florida y otras ciudades de Estados Unidos, interesados en el “fitness”, como se conoce al estilo de vida saludable que está conquistando al mundo actualmente. Por Maria Fernanda Becerra, South Florida News Service  

2017-10-27T09:58:17+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Lifestyle, Noticias, Video/Audio|

Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival [Photo Essay]

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Foundation held its 8th annual Hispanic Cultural Festival on Oct. 21 and 22. The free festival showcased the diversity of Hispanic heritage and culture in South Florida. It included international and local artists, musicians, dancers and food vendors from different Latin American countries to celebrate and

2017-10-24T11:26:41+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Photos|

Human trafficking non-profit to hold fundraiser in Fort Lauderdale

A human trafficking and missing children nonprofit, launched this summer, is having its first fundraiser in Broward County later this week. The event, scheduled for Oct. 25 at the Bull Market in Fort Lauderdale, is for Global Children’s Rescue. John Rode, a founder of GCR and a former undercover narcotics agent, said he and his co-founders have been

2017-10-23T20:45:44+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|News, Public Safety|

Brewing Buddha in Pinecrest weathers the storm

Jordan Athos stood at an industrial register on a recent Wednesday at the Brewing Buddha Café and Arthouse in Pinecrest. Just a few months earlier Brewing Buddha opened its doors, unaware that it would have to close them almost immediately due to Hurricane Irma. "It made me feel very vulnerable when I heard Irma was

2017-10-23T19:28:46+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Arts & Culture, Business, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, News|