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South Florida Access: Lori Alhadeff

Jay Valle speaks with Broward School Board member Lori Alhadeff, whose 14-year-old daughter Alyssa was murdered during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy. Alhadeff, who was elected last August, talks about her motivation for running for the board,

  • Cindy Makita, Alexandra Figueredo, Vicki Lopez and Maria Ilecheva (left to right) discuss gender equality in the Miami. (Dria Thomas / SFNS)

Group discusses gender equality at Venture Cafe

In honor of Women’s History Month, Venture Café Miami hosted a panel discussion Thursday on improving gender equality, one of 17 goals put out by the United Nations. The panel, organized by the Miami chapter of the United Nations

  • Karina Lapi, inspects the outside of the truck, Il Fiorentino, before starting service at the food truck complex at Wynwood Art walk. (Photo by Camilo Londono/ South Florida News Service)

Wynwood faces second round of gentrification

The iconic Wynwood neighborhood – once a place to avoid – is now seeing a second wave of gentrification, with some of its original pioneers leaving either because of increasing costs or to cash out on the increasingly valuable

Stimulating economic growth in greater Miami

An economic expert spoke Tuesday in North Miami about diversity, transportation and the importance of having a creative business base. Richard Florida, who gave his talk inside the Roz and Cal Kovens Conference Center at Florida International University’s Biscayne

  • The Biscayne Bay Campus of FlU, home of SFNS.

Women in Communication conference returns to FIU-BBC April 4

Leaders in broadcast, print journalism and the public relations fields are scheduled to speak at the fourth annual Advancement of Women in Communication conference on April 4 at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus. Panelists and speakers at the

Relaxing and family-friendly Spring Break activities

Spring Break is around the corner, meaning college students from all over the country will come down to South Florida, swarming beaches, tourist attractions and hotels. If you’re not into the crowds, however, here’s a list of things to

International Smoke opens Aventura location

Bestselling cookbook author Ayesha Curry and renowned Chef Michael Mina have joined forces once again, opening a third International Smoke location Feb. 27 at Aventura Mall. The restaurant’s locations in San Francisco and Houston has received guests such as

  • An American flag. (Image via Wikicommons)

Opinion: Wending through the asylum process

Fleeing your home country might not be a thought that crosses your mind often, but to some it is a reality they live with every single day. Millions of people around the world are either refugees or asylum seekers,

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Relaxing and family-friendly Spring Break activities

Spring Break is around the corner, meaning college students from all over the country will come down to South Florida, swarming beaches, tourist attractions and hotels. If you’re not into the crowds, however, here’s a list of things to