Microsoft in Aventura offers free programming classes for kids

On the first day of camp at Dadeland Mall, the children sit in teams of two and play with a Surface Pro tablet and fill out their camper handbooks. Rebeca Piccardo / South Florida News Service         By Rebeca Piccardo Read in Miami Herald Michael Fonseca, 11, taught himself gaming and coding

2016-04-05T22:23:39+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Business, Education, Lifestyle|

Iconic Little Haiti bar Churchill’s to change hands week of May 19

Dave Daniels, 73, opened Churchill's in 1979. AL DIAZ / The Miami Herald             By Kathleen Devaney Read in Miami Herald When asked how he feels about selling Churchill’s Pub, the 35-year-old landmark club in Little Haiti, Dave Daniels replied, “I’m ecstatic!” Daniels, 73, said he has wanted to retire

2014-05-18T13:06:07+00:00 May 18th, 2014|Lifestyle|

As Cubans move on, face of Little Havana changes

A taste of Nicaragua: Allapattah resident Steve Zelaya gets a trim from Lesly Arana, originally from Nicaragua, at La Esquina Barber Shop in Little Havana. DANIEL BOCK / For the Miami Herald.         By KATHERINE LEPRI Read in Miami Herald Every Sunday after Mass in Little Havana, crowds of Nicaraguans mingle cafeteria-style

2014-04-27T17:27:27+00:00 April 27th, 2014|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Westchester tattoo parlor features all-female artists

Talent Pool: The artists are, from left, Carla Velozo, Janielle 'Jani' Gaggero, Natalia 'Dread' Marin and Victoria 'Tori' Fernandez. Photos by: DANIEL BOCK / For the Miami Herald         By AMANDA RABINES Read in Miami Herald After reading all the Harry Potter books and attending as many Harry Potter conventions as possible, Monica

2014-04-18T12:22:08+00:00 April 18th, 2014|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

All things tech will be the focus of festival at Coconut Grove science museum

‘MAGIC PLANET’: The ‘Magic Planet’ exhibit at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Science Museum focuses on climate change and is an interactive eight-screen, multi-user display. Juan Manuel Garcia / Patricia and Phillip Frost Science Museum       By Matias J. Ocner and Crystal Chew Read in Miami Herald When Gillian Thomas drives down Biscayne Boulevard,

2014-03-30T15:07:22+00:00 March 30th, 2014|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

A young journalist fights to prove those who doubted him wrong

Journalism student, Juan Endara, 27, brings his iPad to class to type notes. Photo by Lianna Saldana / South Florida News Service           By Lianna Saldana  A South Florida News Service Article and Video Juan Endara, a journalism student at Florida International University, struggles with speech impairment because of a stroke

2014-03-23T11:31:18+00:00 March 23rd, 2014|Lifestyle|

Miami Gay Chorus performance to highlight bullying

When Raul Morin was 15, he sat in front of the class jock in school, “the wrestler, football player, big, beefy guy,” who bullied him for being gay. “I was the class nerd, the closeted white elephant no one could talk about,” said Morin, now 33. The bully would write the word “fag” on the

2016-04-06T17:59:16+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Lifestyle, Music, News, Public Safety|

W.J. Bryan Elementary students create a book about their school

Third and fifth grade students at W.J. Bryan Museum Magnet School in North Miami wrote and illustrated a work of historical fiction about the Mediterranean revival building's history and renovation that will publish in the Library of Congress. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD     By MADISON FANTOZZI A Miami Herald article and a

2014-03-16T21:21:11+00:00 March 16th, 2014|Lifestyle, Video/Audio|