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Emmanuel Osmann walks the stage with his models and thanks the audience. Photo by (Adrian Nones-Newman / SFNS)

The best of the Miami Fashion Week MDC runway

See the best Miami Fashion Week had to offer on the runway on May 31, 2018. By Adrian Nones-Newman South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    

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One of many empty storefronts along Miracle Mile (Photo by: Marlene Fisher)

Coral Gables launches events to draw back visitors and new business prospects after delayed construction project

A series of pop-up galleries and events in the Miracle Mile area of Coral Gables, designed to bring back shoppers who avoided the area during a lengthy construction project is having little to no impact, say business owners. The Streetscape project — which blocked off roads and sidewalks along Miracle Mile and Giralda Avenue — began in July 2016 and ...

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Cameron Baird in his Gaiji Taiyaki Stand (Photo provided by Gaijin Taiyaki)

A couple sells Japanese treat with American twist – people can’t get enough

In an ordinary kitchen in Deerfield Beach, a husband-wife duo bakes a traditional Japanese snack with a delicious American twist. They sell out at every event. Taiyaki – literally “baked seabream” – is a beloved Japanese cake that imitates the shape of a red seabream fish and is usually filled with sweetened “azuki” beans. By Maria Gil South Florida News Service ...

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Ken Davidoff on stage at the 50th anniversary of the Miami Pop Festival (Photo by Lukas Alzate)

HistoryMiami celebrates iconic rock ‘n’ roll festival with renowned photographer and Jimi Hendrix’s Brother

HistoryMiami Museum hosted the 50th anniversary of the Miami Pop Festival on May 19. The museum exhibited photographs taken by Ken Davidoff during the festival in May 1968. Special guest included Leon Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix brother. Ken Davidoff photographed Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa and other legendary rock artists of that era. He revealed a never-before-seen set of pictures that detailed ...

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Centro Kislak Exhibition (Photo by: Irwin Guevara)

New center at Freedom Tower brings pre-Columbian artifacts to Miami

The Kislak Center opened its doors Sunday at Miami Dade College’s Freedom Tower, showcasing a gallery of books, manuscripts, documents and artifacts from the early, pre-Columbian Americas. Courtesy of the Jay I. Kislak Foundation, the displays are valued at approximately $30 million by the Library of Congress. By Irwin Guevara South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram “They are magnificent objects,” said ...

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Some of the artwork presented by Isaei "Zeek" Mathias (Photo by: Alexandra Yun)

Miramar holds exhibit showcasing Haitian culture

Miramar hosted its fourth annual Haitian Heritage Celebration May 17, featuring various works of art focused on the island nation and its people. Guests at the Miramar Cultural Center tried traditional food, listened to Caribbean music and checked out the paintings and photographs created by local artists. By Alexandra Yun South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam, Commissioner Darline B. Riggs and Haiti Consul General ...

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Crowd at Yellow Green Market (Photo by Paola Alarcon)

A farmer’s market brings in thousands of people every weekend

Right off I-95, nestled between Sheridan and Taft Street, the Yellow Green Farmer’s Market is located right in the heart of South Florida. Offering 100,000 square feet of open space, the market houses more than 300 vendors selling everything from seasonal fresh foods to artisanal goods. Whether you’re in the market for organic herbal remedies, fresh fruits and vegetables, or ethnic ...

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Serge Toussaint in front of the tap tap (Photo by Kristen Torres)

Tap Tap: Little Haiti’s latest answer to tourism

As a contribution to Haitian Culture Month, an unveiling of Little Haiti’s newest tourist attraction took place at a Caribbean Marketplace May 12. The Little Haiti Cultural Complex (LHCC) developed the neighborhood’s very own Tap Tap bus, Haiti’s favored mode of transportation. Abraham Metellus, managing director of the complex, brought this project to life to bring more tourism to Little Haiti. ...

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AnastasiaMax performing at Cash Out, Fort Lauderdale (Photo by Lukas Alzate)

A local band formed by two siblings debuted their first EP

AnastasiaMax, a band formed by 15-year-old Anastasia and 19-year-old Maxamillion Brenner, hosted a release party in celebration of their debut album at Cash Only, a bar in Fort Lauderdale. With the help of Joshua Diaz, music producer and band member of KIDS, the siblings were able to create their EP The Haunt. AnastasiaMax will be going on tour across the ...

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Dog at Dog Dude Ranch (Photo by Elizabeth Soza)

A dog ranch in Miami — it is not what you expect

Dog owners going on vacation may feel a certain guilt in leaving their dogs in a kennel or at a “pet hotel,” or those who simply may not have enough time to walk their dogs daily. Located in Miami’s Horse Country, Dog Dude Ranch is a guilt-free solution for many dog owners. What makes Dog Dude Ranch unique and different from ...

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