Miami Beach businesses joining plastic free pledge

Miami Beach officials are pushing to get more businesses on board with the city’s plastic-free pledge which they say will protect the environment. According to a press release sent by city officials, nearly eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the ocean each year and which kills 100 million marine animals annually.

2019-02-04T11:18:52+00:00December 13th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Business, Enviroment, Export, Lifestyle, News|

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,

2019-02-04T12:41:01+00:00December 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, Lifestyle|

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

2019-02-04T11:17:01+00:00November 28th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, 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

2019-02-04T11:28:43+00:00November 20th, 2018|Business, Export, 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

2019-02-04T11:17:24+00:00November 16th, 2018|Award Winners, Export, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

MTV Election After Party with The South Florida Access

Young voters and college students around South Florida crowded the MTV-transformed gym at Miami Dade College in Kendall after polls closed for the midterm election Tuesday night. The free event kicked off at 7 p.m., and was hosted by Liza Koshy. The event also featured musical performances from Fat Joe, Ashanti and Lauren Jauregui. Reporter

2019-02-04T11:28:54+00:00November 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, Lifestyle, News, Politics|

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

2019-02-04T11:29:02+00:00November 6th, 2018|Export, News, Politics|

Miami Beach Democrats gather, hoping for a Blue Wave

Members of the Miami Beach Democratic Club gathered at the Gaythering Hotel for a midterm election watch party with moderate expectations. They filled the hotel bar starting at 8 p.m. and watched TVs set up around the room. The mood in the room changed from electric to anxious as the voting results poured in,

2019-02-04T11:29:14+00:00November 6th, 2018|Export, News, Politics|

Enorme expectativa por el impacto del voto latino

Se espera que los hispanos tengan un gran impacto en las elecciones del hoy, 6 de noviembre. Pero qué tan grande será la influencia dependerá de un grupo demográfico en crecimiento: los jóvenes hispanos recién elegibles para votar. Más de 29 millones de latinos son elegibles para votar en los

2019-02-04T11:38:53+00:00November 6th, 2018|Export, News, Noticias, Política, Politics|