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Books & Books opens eighth location

The eighth Books & Books store located in Pinecrest, officially opened earlier this month with the aid of two authors: a Pulitzer winner and FIU professor. The former pop-up officially cemented itself as a part of the Pinecrest community at the Sunland Plaza Shopping Center on Dec.3. Longtime residents and nearby elected officials said they don’t

2017-12-14T16:10:36+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Barry University hires pro as assistant softball coach

Barry University has hired its first professional softball player as an assistant coach. Kelley Montalvo has played eight years for the Akron Racers in Ohio, part of the National Pro Fastpitch League. She will continue to play in addition to coaching. “This is a rebuilding year here at Barry, and what we’re trying to achieve

2017-12-14T16:03:22+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Sports|

The art fair that’s #NotBasel

The non-conventional Satellite art show made its third-year appearance in Miami Beach last week once again hoping to tackle the elitist stereotypes typically associated with Art Basel and Miami Art Week said the show’s founder. Satellite is setting itself apart from the rest by branding themselves as #NotBasel said Brian Whiteley. According to its website the

2017-12-14T15:00:53+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Documenting Miami’s homeless [Photos]

As Cheo Sobalvarro turned the corner on a recent afternoon, he noticed his friend Robert scribbling on a notebook. As he took out his camera and focused the lens, Robert looked up. “Hey Robert,” Sobalvarro said. “How are you doing, man?” Robert, who declined to give his last name, is a homeless man living on

Fort Lauderdale artists work on mural project [Video]

Project COAT, which stands for “Community of Artist Transform,” is the first muralist project in Fort Lauderdale. It consists of eight murals done by local and international artists. The creators of this project said they hope to beautify the city and attract the attention of the public. -- Victoria Salas, South Florida News Service

2017-12-05T15:21:32+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Show to benefit great apes coming opens Wednesday

The ENDANGERED Fine Art and Photography Exhibition runs Wednesday to Saturday at the Dade Heritage Trust building. This is Lindsey Matheson’s fifth year hosting this exhibit which aims to raise donations for the Center for Great Apes in Wauchula, the only great ape sanctuary in North America. The center rescues domesticated apes, many coming from show

2017-12-04T18:28:35+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Florida roadway fatalities climb despite reaching record seat belt usage

Though more Floridians use seat belts than ever, traffic fatalities continue to rise, a disparity that some lawmakers attribute to motorists distracted by their phones. More than 90 percent of Florida residents use seat belts—an all-time high, according to an analysis by the Preusser Research Group. But despite the prevalence of safety belt usage, traffic

2017-12-01T11:21:41+00:00 December 1st, 2017|News, Politics, Public Safety|

Millennials, cell phones and Thanksgiving [Video]

Millennials in South Florida have a variety of opinions about whether cell phones are permissible at the Thanksgiving dinner table. One Cuban-American woman said that the devices have created a barrier between her and family members.But a  Chinese-American couple said the technology allows them to communicate with family members across the globe. -- Production by Elizabeth

2017-11-22T16:57:55+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Miami Beach painter shares his gifts with special needs kids [Video]

A Miami Beach artist is giving new meaning to Painting with a Twist. Jose Salaicesart works at the instructional art venue. He said he looks beyond the wine and music and invites people of all ages, including those with special needs, to identify with art and express their true feelings. -- Production by Paige Fleming; Editing

2017-11-20T19:26:30+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Do Good Week takes over Miami

Do Good Week, an initiative from UnitedHealthcare’s volunteer arm, completed its second year in Miami to great success, said organizers. The project by Do Good. Live Well. took place from Nov. 12 to 18 and featured numerous activities and events, all designed to spread kindness and encourage others to be good to one another. The

2017-11-20T19:08:19+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News, Public Safety|