Two teens from Kendall to serve as Miami Open ball persons

After four weeks of training, two Kendall teenagers will get to work up close and personal with some of tennis’ biggest stars at the Miami Open. Best friends Isabella Menendez, 14, and Laura Guerra-Lopez, 15, trained once a week for five hours at Key Biscayne’s Crandon Park Tennis Center before being selected as two of

2017-03-15T13:08:55+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Pickups, Sports|

Facebook Live at Las Olas Art Fair [Video]

Though art may be found in Wynwood or the nearest museum, you may not have the time to experience it. But today, managing editor Nyamekye Daniel talked to residents on March 4 at the 29th Annual Las Olas Art Fair [Part II] . Prepare to experience artwork ranging from ceramics, sculptures, jewels and paintings. Check out what she

2017-03-04T15:21:43+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Club Space tries a new set of moves: yoga [Video]

Better known for parties lasting past sunrise, a new set of moves is emerging downtown at Club Space: yoga. Every Saturday at 4:20 p.m. “Yoga on the Space Terrance” takes over the usual electronic dance music. The classes are free, though attendees are asked to bring their own mats. “Yoga is a nice thing for

2018-08-07T17:55:47+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Arts & Culture, Award Winners, Lifestyle, Pickups, Video/Audio|

‘Young people’ shaped views of body modification

Though tattoos were once taboo, GOA Exotic Tattoo and Piercing owner Franz Nieto says young people are the reason for the change in views of tattoos and piercings. Nieto, who has been a tattoo artist for 20 years and has another tattoo parlor in Bogota, Colombia, opened GOA in Sweetwater six years ago. Today, he

2017-02-20T11:37:56+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Neal Shusterman gives insight on newest novel “Scythe”

Fresh off the press comes a new novel from New York Times best-selling author Neal Shusterman, renowned author of the “Unwind” dystology. This new novel is named “Scythe,” the first of a new trilogy dubbed “Arc of a Scythe.” Shusterman conceived the idea and theme for this novel after the death of his mother in

2017-02-19T14:33:49+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

David Pearson reminisces on his time with JFK in Coral Gables

Longtime Miami public relations agent David Pearson has self-published a memoir that provides a snapshot into his career and Miami’s history during the mid-20th century. Pearson presented his new memoir, “JFK and Bobby, Arnie and Jack … and David,” on Feb. 12 at Books and Books in Coral Gables. His audience included some of Pearson’s

2017-02-22T10:37:35+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Pickups|

[Video] Inside the world of South Florida’s drag queens

South Florida’s drag community, according to two drag queens, is an incredibly supportive one. Stavros Stavrakis, known as Athena Dion, and Alex Velez, known as TP Lords, share their insights, including a few places to catch a good show, some quick drag etiquette and some insider tips about the scene in general. By Cassandra Cabal and

2018-08-07T18:00:04+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Award Winners, Lifestyle, Roundups, Video/Audio|

Never drab, always a queen: Wilton Manors’ “Lady GUY”

The Manor Complex in Wilton Manors is one of the hottest LGBT nightclubs in Broward County, and at its heart is Lady GUY. Every Friday and Saturday night at The Manor for the past five years, Guy Tomasello dons his 6-inch heels, bright wigs, oversize glasses and transforms into one of the area's best-known drag

2016-11-04T17:08:44+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Pickups|

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|