City of North Miami Beach celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with TimbaLive

The city of North Miami Beach collaborated with a Miami-based salsa band to honor a month-long cultural celebration. Barbara Kramer, city commissioner of North Miami Beach, plans annual events for the community to celebrate their cultures. For Hispanic Heritage Month, the city and her acquired TimbaLive to play at Julius

2018-09-23T17:40:41+00:00 September 23rd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Video/Audio|

Coffee Shop Talk: Maluma album cover controversy

Maluma, the Colombian reggaeton singer, has received a significant amount of pushback in the last few weeks about his latest album cover. This is not the first time the singer has been accused of being sexist. In 2016 a petition was started on Change.org to remove his song "Cuatro Babys" from digital platforms because

2018-09-21T09:28:34+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Featured, Lifestyle, Music|

Italian soccer team opens official fan club in Miami

Earlier this month, Juventus opened an official fan club in the Magic City, holding a launch party at The Wharf Miami. Established in 1897 in Torino, "La Vecchia Signora" (the old lady) is one of the most successful clubs in Italy with 34 league titles -- including the last seven seasons. In addition, the

2018-09-19T13:01:57+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Lifestyle, Sports|

FIU students receive free admission Tuesday to Brazilian film fest

FIU students will receive free admission to the Brazilian Film Festival Monday and Tuesday. BRAFF, held at various venues in Miami and Miami Beach,  is now in its 22nd year. It started on Sept. 14 and runs through Sept. 23. According to organizers, BRAFF has created a vast cultural exchange, enhancing the identity of the

2018-09-19T11:31:32+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Churchill’s Pub celebrates 39 years of variety

People from all over the world came to Churchill's Pub in Little Haiti to celebrate its 39th anniversary this week, taking part in the "8 Days of Churchill's" festival that boasted over a hundred band and art performances, local vendors, food trucks and mosh pits. Michael Friewald, an illustrator from

2018-09-21T09:28:15+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Lifestyle, Music, Photos, Potential Award Entries, Promo|

Coral Gables attracts locals and tourists with umbrella project [Video]

Coral Gables wants to become South Florida’s newest art destination and they are doing it by stringing 720 colorful umbrellas above Giralda Plaza. The Coral Gables Community Foundation collaborated with the city of Coral Gables and Portugal-based art company, Sextafeira, to attract locals and tourists to the city.

2018-08-20T11:21:12+00:00 August 5th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Books & Books owner looks to UK for latest adaptation project

Resting in the English Channel, the small island of Guernsey is the center stage for a post-World War II love story that will be premiering on Netflix in August, the latest adaptation effort by Books & Books owner Mitchell Kaplan.  “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Anne Barrow and Mary Ann Shaffer

2018-08-20T11:21:33+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Eats, sips and treats on this Fourth of July

Fourth of July is a day of fireworks, patriotism and plenty of food and drinks. From happy hour to full-course meals, the Miami nightlife is not holding back. Take a look at what the city has to offer on this special holiday. By Steven Guillen South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram Eats With unlimited options and endless

2018-09-19T13:05:37+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Lifestyle|