South Florida collectors dedicated to preserving, studying stamps from Cuba

The Cuban Philatelic Society of America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the study and collection of stamps from Cuba and other countries, meets 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the South Miami High School cafeteria. Matias J. Ocner / Miami Herald Staff       By Flavio Del Pino and Matias Ocner South Florida News Service

2014-12-01T12:12:48+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Lifestyle|

Big dreams come true for Miami students who’ll sing at Phil Collins’ Little Dreams gala

David Frangioni, musical director for the Little Dreams Foundation, mentors the students during one of their weekly lessons in the Photo by Ashlee Nichols. COURTESY OF LITTLE DREAMS FOUNDATION.     By Kathleen Devaney South Florida News Service Read in Miami Herald.   Luisa Maggioni wasn’t born when Billboard hits In The Air Tonight andAnother

2016-04-05T22:41:21+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Lifestyle, Music|

Vintage-motorcycle riders gather for annual Black Sunday swap meet

Nick Bowe, 43, Alex MacKenzie, 47, and Robert Schafer, 44, pose with their motorcycles in front of Will Call Miami in Downtown where vintage motorcycle enthusiasts will gather for the annual Black Sunday swap meet. MARIA SOLEDAD LORENZINO SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE   By Daniel Uria South Florida News Service Read in Miami Herald.   

2016-04-05T22:41:29+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Lifestyle|

Mustang auto aficionados meet up twice a month in West Kendall

Mustangs are lined up at the Mustang meets so enthusiasts can admire them and get ideas for their own cars. Maria Soledad Lorenzino / South Florida News Service         By Maria Soledad Lorenzino Read in Miami Herald Michelle De La Hoz, 20, knew she wanted a Ford Mustang since she was 9,

2014-11-22T13:24:35+00:00 November 22nd, 2014|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Miami art festival showcases the beauty of nudity

Alisa Gabrielle poses with her sculpture entitled Cloud Nine at the 2010 ARTundressed exhibition in Los Angeles.           By Jessica Cohen  Read in Miami Herald About 20 years ago, Alisa Gabrielle, 43 at the time, a marriage counselor and sex therapist, sold her practice to pursue her childhood dream of becoming

2014-11-22T13:16:43+00:00 November 22nd, 2014|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Kids with disabilities get special visit from musician Ricardo Montaner.

By Juan Endara South Florida News Service Exclusive   Ricardo Montaner is the founder of La Ventana De Los Cielos, "A Window to Heaven,"  a non-profit organization that aims to promote, advocate and protect the right of children and adolescents with special abilities. The organization, which is located in Homestead, Florida, specializes in physical and intellectual development

2016-04-05T22:41:43+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Lifestyle, Music, Uncategorized|

Miami Children’s Chorus celebrates 50 years

Alejandra Vivanco, 13, an eighth grader at Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School, performs with Avanzato, Miami Children’s Chorus advanced singing group, to celebrate the programs 50th year anniversary on Oct. 25 at the Miami Beach Community Church located on 1620 Drexel Ave. Matias Ocner / Miami Herald Staff     By Amanda Rabines Read in

2014-11-06T11:50:49+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Lifestyle|

Weight-lifters to lift for charity

Matthew Kunkle, 29, demonstrates one of the lifts participants will attempt in Saturday’s competition. All proceeds will go to Special Olympics Florida-Miami-Dade County. Daniel Uria / South Florida News Service By Daniel Uria Read in Miami Herald Matthew Kunkle’s idea to use his passion for weightlifting as a means to raise money for a cause

2014-11-06T11:40:44+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Lifestyle|

Spooky storybook hour brings together families, Halloween fun

STORYTELLER: Aragorn Vitali, 43, reads “The Wolves in the Walls” by Neil Gaiman at the Second Annual Spooky Storybook Hour at Keiser University in Miami. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Keiser University, 2101 NW 117th Ave.     By Eli Vera Read in Miami Herald.

2016-04-05T22:41:53+00:00 October 27th, 2014|Lifestyle|