The Residences

By Pattrik Simmons South Florida News Service   Construction of United HomeCare’s first assisted living facility, The Residences, will be completed this fall in West Kendall. The four-story facility will be located on the corner of Southwest 96th Street and Southwest 157th Avenue, less than a mile away from the West Kendall Baptist Hospital. The

2014-07-14T00:00:31+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Business, Lifestyle|

Have a blast on July 4 watching fireworks from a kayak at Oleta River State Park

Kayakers and paddleboarders from the Blue Moon Outdoor Center hover over the bay to watch the Fourth of July fireworks at Oleta River State Park in North Miami.           By Pattrik Simmons Read in Miami Herald Last Fourth of July, Colleen Guido, founder of the Blue Moon Outdoor Center at Oleta

2014-07-07T13:46:16+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Lifestyle|

Comic convention to attract fans dressed as favorite characters

Krystal Perez, 21, poses with the Aerith cosplay she created from Kingdom Hearts for a previous convention as she prepares to attend this week's Florida Supercon in Miami Beach with her new costume. Christopher Santiago / South Florida News Service By Chris Santiago Read in Miami Herald Krystal Perez, 21, has been creating a “cosplay” costume

2014-07-07T13:27:04+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Lifestyle|

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|