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Holi Vegan aims to nourish “mind, body and soul”

An entrepreneur traveled more than 4,000 miles to open a restaurant in North Miami Beach to serve people “the food they need.” Laura Ramonda, 34, is from Cordoba, Argentina. She moved to Miami in May, and on June 29, she opened Holi Vegan Kitchen in North Miami Beach with her sister Cecilia. The word “holi” is

2016-10-27T11:43:20+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Wynwood’s Ideobox features mentally ill artists

In the back of the Ideobox art space in Wynwood are 20 works that include photography, photo collage and photo object sculptures, created by artists here and abroad living with mental illness. The exhibition is called Visionaries of the Light, presented by the SaludArte Foundation and National Art Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill. “It integrates

2016-10-27T10:02:06+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Margaret Kurtzman on a mission to make Pinecrest squeaky clean

Similar to dozens of Pinecrest residents, Margaret Kurtzman makes routine of walking along the canal on Red Road. But instead of two-pound weights and Beats headphones, she grips a white plastic trash bag, pausing every few paces to reach for empty bottles scattered across the damp grass. “When I was in England, they were advertising

2016-10-27T12:57:10+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News, Politics|

[Video] Florida Believe it or Not: Daughters bury dead father; Man runs over Trump sign; Woman causes explosion attempting to vacuum gasoline

Halfway through fall, Floridians can slowly see that the holidays are falling upon us. Halloween candy is being purchased, costume ideas are being worked out and Macy's is already putting up Christmas decorations. As we approach the trick-or-treating lets have a look at some of the few recent strange happenings in the Sunshine State: Two alleged

2016-10-25T09:58:15+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Roundups|

Palmetto Bay residents to vote on annexation, charter amendments

When the residents of Palmetto Bay head to the polls Nov. 8 they will not just be voting for a member of the Village Council and vice mayor, but also on four charter amendment questions and a proposed annexation of West Perrine. John DuBois, the village’s vice mayor who is running for reelection, said the

2016-10-23T15:05:19+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|News, Pickups, Politics|

South Florida Haitians push for immigration rule changes in wake of Hurricane Matthew

Gillesandres Noel had just arrived in Puerto Rico from Haiti. It was 2013, and his brother Greg expected it would be a just matter of heartbeats until he would be reunited with his older sibling. But after a short stint on American soil, the older Noel was returned to that island-nation then – as it is

2016-10-23T15:07:37+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Business, News, Politics|

Haitians shy away from cash donations in wake of hurricane, wary of waste

For South Florida Haitians, desire to help rebuild their island nation following Hurricane Matthew has been compounded by concerns about whether the donations will be used for its intended purposes. People have been far more generous with supplies than cash, according to local charity officials, who say money is more badly needed for vital infrastructure and

2016-10-22T14:55:36+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Business, News, Public Safety|

North Miami Beach voters face slew of ballot measures

North Miami Beach voters are being asked to say yes or no to 10 ballot measures on Nov. 8— a rewritten city charter and nine amendments to the charter that include changing how the city manager is hired and reducing the number of required City Council meetings. City Clerk Pamela Latimore said the measures are

2016-10-20T13:19:32+00:00 October 20th, 2016|News, Pickups, Politics|

Tim Schaffer, David Singer compete for Palmetto Bay Village Council seat

In contrast to the vice mayor position, the race for the District 2 council seat in Palmetto Bay has been relatively devoid of drama. The candidates are Tim Schaffer, the incumbent and owner of a financial services firm and David Singer, CFO and CEO of Berkowitz Development Group. In the main dust-up of the campaign, Palmetto

2016-10-21T16:24:26+00:00 October 20th, 2016|News, Pickups, Politics|

Palmetto Bay vice mayor candidate trade barbs, plans

With less than a month before election day, candidates for vice mayor in Palmetto Bay have engaged in a war of words over fitness for office, potentially overshadowing their relatively similar policy differences. The candidates include: John E. DuBois, the incumbent and head of a telecommunications company, Erica Watts, the PTA president of Coral Reef

2016-10-20T12:41:19+00:00 October 20th, 2016|News, Pickups, Politics|