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Game show at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital brings fun to patients

Timothy Stahlsmith, 9, a patient at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, calls the contestant line for the live game show ‘Top 3’ on JoeD TV, which is similar to the popular game show ‘Family Feud. ELI VERA/SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE       By Eli Vera and Matias Ocner Read in Miami Herald. Every weekday at 2 p.m., Timothy Stahlsmith, 9, sits up ...

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Palm Beach Gardens entrepreneur makes game day dresses

Clara Obradors, right, models a University of Georgia themed dress made by Janet Ledesma, left, part of her Game on Dresses line of clothing. Photo by Richard Graulich.         By Kathleen Devaney Read in Palm Beach Post For college students like Hayley Milam, flip flops and T-shirts are not fashionable enough to wear to a college football ...

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Medical marijuana business seminar coming to Miami

By Maria Soledad Lorenzino Read in Miami Herald In 2004, South Florida native Ata Gonzalez watched his father, Santiago, die at the age of 58 after a battle with lung cancer. Following his father’s death, he began learning about cannabis and its health benefits. Gonzalez said he wishes he knew about the benefits of marijuana when his father was still ...

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Chill-N Nitrogen Ice Cream Store Makes Its Way to Aventura

Rashad Edouard, 18, using liquid nitrogen to create Chill-N’s nitrogen ice cream.  Photo by Marwan Noorani.           By Marwan Noorani South Florida News Service Every day at 2 p.m., Charlene Ferro, 63, walks down the Aventura Plaza from her office managerial position in a doctor’s office to get her afternoon treat. She strolls to the Chill-N ...

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Two new high school magnet programs debut this month

Brian Duffie, 14, attended the first week of a summer bridge program to prepare for his freshman year of high school at BioTech. At the Fairchild Lab, Duffie read about orchids in preparation for the Million orchid Project, which students will help conduct along with Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden staff.  Rebeca Piccardo / South Florida News Service   By Rebeca Piccardo ...

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Blush Boutique

Customer Elisabeth Bruzon shops at the Blush Boutique in Palmetto Bay for an outfit to dress on an upcoming concert.  Kristina Coronel / South Florida News Service         By Kristina Coronel South Florida News Service When Marilyn Sanchez opened Blush Boutique’s doors with its first location in the South Miami area, she started off with three employees, ...

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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 complex will have 89,000 square ...

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Go-kart racing spot in Medley pumps up the adrenaline

Thumbs Up: Joshua Pagani, 8, gives a thumbs up right before his go-kart race begins at the new K-1 Speed Miami. Emily Llerena / South Florida News Service         By Emily Llerena Read in Miami Herald Isabella Garcia spent her 12th birthday racing her brother, Jorge Garcia Jr., 10, and her cousin, Leila Rodriguez, 9, down the ...

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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 from tutorial websites like Code ...

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Entrepreneurs can make their elevator pitch in Key Biscayne

By Alexandra Lopez Read in Miami Herald The Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce and the BB&T Bank have teamed up to host the First Annual Speed Networker, an event where business owners and entrepreneurs will exchange ideas by delivering an “elevator pitch.’’ “Participants basically put together a two-minute speech of who they are, where they work and what they do ...

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