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Nonprofit serving ex-cons accuses executive director of embezzlement

Transition Inc. needs a second chance. On Monday evening, David Tucker, the president of the nonprofit’s board of directors, accused Executive Director Maylin Salado of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the organization, nearly bankrupting it. Salado began working for the group, which is focused on helping former inmates

2019-03-26T10:35:49+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Featured, News, Politics, Public Safety|

The Scene and Sound interview: Supergold explains bumpy start

In the latest episode of The Scene and Sound, Supergold’s Alex Alston and Pablo Falcon talk to hosts Steven Guillen and Lukas Alzate about their new album “Paris, Texas” and the somewhat bumpy road the band had starting out. Alston talked about how the band got started and some of the adventures they had,

2019-03-26T10:43:37+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Featured, Lifestyle, Music|

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, her concerns about the superintendent and her efforts to create change at the state level.

2019-03-16T14:55:05+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Education, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

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 Association, included Vicki Lopez of VLL Consulting, Alexandra Figueredo, a member of board of directors

2019-03-08T17:41:02+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Business, News, Politics|

Dos and don’ts when enjoying the beach during Spring Break

Thousands of vacationers will be escaping the frigid temperatures of the north and fly south to sunny Florida, the spring break capital of the nation. In anticipation for the influx many popular sites have set guidelines to control the crowds. Here are some rules and regulations to keep in mind while working on your

2019-03-08T10:45:22+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Lifestyle, News, Public Safety|

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 Bay Campus, also spoke about demographic trends of major U.S. cities in the last forty

2019-03-08T10:29:39+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Business, Education, News, Politics|

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 event, titled “Women in Communication: Shattering the Ceiling,” will discuss women’s leadership positions, status, and

2019-03-08T10:02:22+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Education, Featured, Journalism, News|

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 that are (hopefully) not gong to be overrun with party-goers. Molasses

2019-03-26T10:45:08+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News|

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 President Barack Obama and rapper Drake. According to a press release

2019-03-26T10:45:03+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, News|