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Art Basel big business far outside Miami Beach [Video]

Despite officially being in Miami Beach, the spirit of Art Basel is increasingly important to artists and businesses throughout the South Florida area. According to its 2017 press release, Art Basel Miami Beach had record breaking numbers compared to previous years with 82,000 attendees from across the United States and the world, including celebrities

2018-12-07T17:29:48+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Business, Featured, Lifestyle, News, Video/Audio|

The NightGarden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden debuts in Miami

The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has transformed itself into an immersive and illuminating experience after the sun goes down with the debut of the NightGarden, which runs through Jan. 6. The garden features a 23-acre exhibit with light displays, motion-sensing technology, special effects and holograms, among other features. Erika Diaz,

2018-12-07T17:06:50+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Featured, Lifestyle|

Journalism students visit Telemundo and NBC6

SPJ members and a group of FIU journalism students toured Telemundo and NBC 6’s facilities earlier this month in Miramar. The Nov. 16 tour, led by Vice President of Human Resources Javier Ortiz, showed students what a day at the studio entails. An information session held in the morning included talks allowed students to ask

2018-11-28T13:07:30+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Education, Journalism, News|

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 Isles Beach to fund and build the park, which opened on Aug. 7. -- Karen Morales

2018-11-28T10:21:34+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Cross Bay Express gets raves for ride, boos for price

Residents and tourists have mixed reviews about the new Cross Bay Express trolley between Miami Beach and Miami, saying they like the ride but the $5 fare, each way, may be too pricy. The route from Miami to Miami Beach opened on Oct. 18. According to a press release sent out by the city, the purpose of the new route was to provide better

2018-11-20T14:36:05+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Business, News, Transportation|

GOP keeps eye on ballots in Broward [Video]

Supporters of Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis, the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and governor, respectively, came to the Broward County election office on Nov. 12 to make sure ballots were counted fairly. Many also expressed anger toward Brenda Snipes, the county's supervisor of elections. Reported and edited by Gerard Albert III

2018-11-16T17:14:31+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Featured, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

FIU student wins seat in Hallandale Beach

Candidates and supporters gathered at the Flashback Diner in Hallandale Beach to celebrate the election of a woman yet to finish her college degree. “I feel grateful. I feel hopeful for the future and I see wonderful things to come,” said Florida International University junior Sabrina Javellana, who bested her opponent by more than

2018-11-16T15:32:25+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News, Politics|

Broward GOP gathers in Cooper City to watch results

Joe Kaufman lost the U.S. House race against Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the 2018 midterm elections. “I thought I was going to be a congressman,” said Kaufman. He has had a nonprofit that educates people about national security since 1998 that he said he had been neglected. “Maybe it was a sign to work

2018-11-16T15:32:20+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News, Photos, Politics|