“Lawyers to the Rescue” serves up Puerto Rico relief

At Pinch Me Gastrobar and Market in Coral Gables on a recent Monday, guests received a bowl of paella and a glass of Pinot Grigio in exchange for a donation of $25 or more for Puerto Rico relief. Carolyn de Moya was collecting the donations and her paella got cold. She had been too busy

2017-10-23T19:29:43+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, News, Public Safety|

Grovetoberfest hits Coconut Grove [Photo Essay]

Coconut Grove’s annual Oktoberfest celebration – aptly named Grovetoberfest – took place on Oct. 14 and featured over 500 craft beers, stouts, lagers for lederhosen-donning attendees to sample as they strolled along the newly opened Regatta Park. This year's theme was Back to the Future and the festival even had its very own DeLorean. -- Photos

2017-11-06T19:59:34+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Music, Photos|

Behind the Byline: Victoria Salas & Jesse Scheckner [Video]

Welcome to the first episode of "Behind the Byline" where reporters reveal the story behind the story. In part one, we talk to Victoria Salas about her story "Local businesses come together for hurricane relief" on how the Miami community came together following Hurricane Irma. In part two we talk to South Florida News Service

2017-10-17T10:40:00+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, News, Public Safety, Video/Audio|

Café Crème expands offerings in North Miami

Café Crème, a French café in downtown North Miami, has recently begun offering deli services, chocolate and wine, consolidating operations from two other stores, said one of the store’s owners. Co-owners Claude Postel and Corentin Finot closed the Buena Vista Deli and Buena Vista Chocolate & Wine earlier this year, both in the Miami Design

2017-06-22T11:13:24+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Sweetwater cops fundraising for disabled services organization

Off-duty Sweetwater police officers are serving customers at the Texas Roadhouse on Flagler Street Tuesday evening from 4-10 p.m. as part of the department's second annual “Tip-A-Cop” fundraiser. The event is part of Sweetwater Police Department’s “community oriented policing” initiative, said Manuel Saavedra, a neighborhood resource officer. Officers are paired with servers, he said, and tips

2017-05-30T18:52:01+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, News, Public Safety|

Unbranded looks to buzz things up in Hialeah

After homebrewing for 11 years, a beer enthusiast from Houston said he believes now is the perfect time for a brewery to open in Hialeah. Zachary Swanson, founder and owner of Unbranded Brewery Co., hopes to launch the city’s first brewery in its burgeoning Leah Arts District in late 2018. “I think the people of

2017-06-08T14:53:47+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

David Grisman brings his distinctive “Dawg” bluegrass to South Florida

Bluegrass mandolinist David Grisman is bringing his distinctive blend of musical styles to South Florida. Grisman will perform his unique “Dawg” music as part of the Spring Cultural Art Series, hosted by the David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie on Saturday. With him, as announced by Crossover Touring, will be Keith Little on five-string

2017-03-01T15:13:04+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

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|

Construction in downtown Coral Gables brings mixed feelings

Though city leaders tout the significant downtown development plans in progress for this Mediterranean-style city – a decade in the making – Coral Gables business owners worry about what a protracted construction period will do for their bottom lines. Officials say the project will transform the Miracle Mile and Giralda Avenue, the city’s most vibrant

2016-06-16T10:04:39+00:00 June 16th, 2016|Business, Food & Dining, News, Politics|