Miami Kids Are Already Donning Their Red, Blue For Thomas The Tank Engine

Before boarding, families are allowed to take pictures with Thomas the Tank Engine. The train pulls in to pick up families every 45 minutes and poses for pictures for about 10 minutes before embarking on the train ride. Photo by Daniel Espinosa / South Florida News Service     By Daniel Espinosa South Florida News

2013-03-12T09:07:00+00:00 March 12th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Walk, Waggle And Stroll

Melissa Amaya, 26, and Timba, 5, walked over from their home in Midtown to participate at the Miami Lighthouse event.  Photo by Michae Baisden/South Florida News Service.         By Michae Baisden South Florida News Service Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired held their 6th annual Walk, Waggle and

2013-03-05T15:55:09+00:00 March 5th, 2013|Lifestyle|

Brazilian Animation Film Premieres At O Cinema

The movie "Rio 2096: A History of Love and Fury," was success during the Miami International Filme Festival. Photo courtesy of Divulgação/Buriti Filmes.         By Barbara Corbellini Duarte Click here for the Portuguese version of this article. The only time the alternative theater in Wynwood, O Cinema, needed a “rush line” sign

2013-03-05T12:45:14+00:00 March 5th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Coconut Grove Arts Festival Celebrated 50 Years Last Weekend

Now in its 50th year, the 2013 Coconut Grove Arts Festival brought artists from around the world to South Florida. More than 360 craftsmen showcased their creations during the three-day event from Feb. 16 to 18. Art aficionados got the chance to look, eat and shop along the streets of McFarlane Road, South Bayshore Drive

2013-02-27T21:56:24+00:00 February 27th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Hello, My Name Is iPad And I’ll Be Your Server This Evening

Camilo Gonzales, co-owner and general manager at D-Dog House, demonstrates placing an order on one of the Apple iPods installed in the restaurant, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Brickell. Customers order from the menu using fully functional Apple iPads. They can read descriptions and see pictures of the different menu items, then play games or

2013-02-25T20:47:45+00:00 February 25th, 2013|Business, Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Sweetcakes Combines Desserts, Games Once A Month

Barbie Roqueta will host the next cupcake bingo party on Tuesday. Prizes can be anything from a box of cupcakes to gift certificates from nearby businesses. PHOTO BY DANIEL BOCK / THE MIAMI HERALD       By Jessica Roiz Read in The Miami Herald When Kevin Ruiz walked by Sweetcakes in Midtown Miami on

2013-02-24T16:12:09+00:00 February 24th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Youth Pride Band Aims To Take A Stand Against Bullying

Local high school students rehearse for an upcoming performance with the Youth Pride Band, which was formed to combat bullying through music. PHOTO BY J.W. ARNOLD         By Andrea Cruz Last summer Natalie Mullen, 18, was glad to have some time off to go to Pembroke Mall with her half-sister Erin Mustelier,

2013-02-23T16:55:33+00:00 February 23rd, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Flautist Left Cuba Behind To Pursue His Music

The Latin jazz flutist Ernesto Fernandez, front, plays with percussionist Michael Barroso, and Jorge Canovas, bassist. PHOTO BY PAMELA VIZCAINO / SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE       By Pamela Vizcaino Read in The Miami Herald Ernesto Fernandez performed his final master’s flute recital at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music on a

2013-02-12T13:26:21+00:00 February 12th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Fest’s Cooking Competition Highlights Garlic, Chefs

Visitors line up for food vendors during the Garlic Fest in downtown Delray Beach Sunday. Photo by Palm Beach Post / Richard Graulich         By Hayat Penalver South Florida News Service Read in The Palm Beach Post Nicknamed “The Best Stinking Party in Town,” the 14th Annual Garlic Festival is coming back

2013-02-08T23:25:54+00:00 February 8th, 2013|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Brew Fest Highlights Home-made Cervezas

Misfit beer-brewing-club members, from left, Piero Rodriguez, Robert Tejon, Neftali "Nifty" Medina, and Jorge Garcia pose with fermenters containing the home brews they plan to showcase at the upcoming Beach Brews Beer Fest.  PHOTO BY DANIEL BOCK / For The Miami Herald     By Genesis Viera Read in The Miami Herald When Jorge Garcia,

2013-01-28T14:05:13+00:00 January 28th, 2013|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|