Marchers demand #neveragain in Washington, DC [Photos]

The South Florida News Service followed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and alumni to the March For Our Lives rally in Washington, DC. An estimated half million people descended on the nation's capital, chanting and waving signs. SFNS reporters also covered so-called sister rallies throughout South Florida. Click here to see our coverage, and check out

2018-03-27T11:12:56+00:00 March 24th, 2018|Categories: March For Our Lives, Multimedia, Parkland, Photos|

Documenting Miami’s homeless [Photos]

As Cheo Sobalvarro turned the corner on a recent afternoon, he noticed his friend Robert scribbling on a notebook. As he took out his camera and focused the lens, Robert looked up. “Hey Robert,” Sobalvarro said. “How are you doing, man?” Robert, who declined to give his last name, is a homeless man living on

2018-08-07T17:55:25+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Culture, Award Winners, Lifestyle, News, Photos, Politics, Public Safety|Tags: |

Frost Museum celebrates Halloween [Photo Essay]

The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science celebrated Halloween with a unique science spin during its “Spooky Science Monster Mash” event on Saturday. The museum had immersive science experiments, animal encounters and an underwater pumpkin carving demonstration. A new exhibit titled "Monster Fish: In Search of the last River Giants" also debuted at the

2017-10-31T12:04:48+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Photos|

Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival [Photo Essay]

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Foundation held its 8th annual Hispanic Cultural Festival on Oct. 21 and 22. The free festival showcased the diversity of Hispanic heritage and culture in South Florida. It included international and local artists, musicians, dancers and food vendors from different Latin American countries to celebrate and

2017-10-24T11:26:41+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Photos|

Grovetoberfest hits Coconut Grove [Photo Essay]

Coconut Grove’s annual Oktoberfest celebration – aptly named Grovetoberfest – took place on Oct. 14 and featured over 500 craft beers, stouts, lagers for lederhosen-donning attendees to sample as they strolled along the newly opened Regatta Park. This year's theme was Back to the Future and the festival even had its very own DeLorean. -- Photos

2017-11-06T19:59:34+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Culture, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Music, Photos|

Zoo Miami reopens [Photo Essay]

Zoo Miami reopened on Oct. 14 after being closed since Sept. 7, just before Hurricane Irma hit South Florida. After the hurricane, the zoo sustained mostly landscape damage. The hyenas’ habitat suffered the most damage - it lost a large tree that provided a lot of shade. Zoo officials said tey did not view this as a loss,

2017-10-18T14:41:25+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Photos|

Ultra Music Festival 2017 [Photo gallery]

The Ultra Music Festival descended on Miami 24-26 in Bayfront Park, bringing in people from all over the world. Though the popularity of the event has an international audience, they all have one thing in common: colorful costumes. The stranger the costumes, the better. From ballerinas and teddy bears, to tie-dyed t-shirts and bikinis, nothing

2017-03-31T12:39:14+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music, Photos|

Scenes of Wynwood [Photo essay]

Known as the art and cultural center of Miami, the neighborhood of Wynwood is filled with art galleries, shops and -- most famously -- murals. Photographer Luis Centeno walked around the area to capture the scenes that make the area such a vibrant and interesting place. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="11" gal_title="Wynwood Scenes"]

2017-03-29T15:43:38+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Photos|

Trabajadores de Homestead [ensayo fotográfico]

En un sembradío de tomates, agricultores indocumentados se presentan a trabajar todos los días por ocho horas y hasta siete días por semana, a pesar del miedo de poder ser deportados a su país. Desde tempranas horas de la mañana, alrededor de 30 agricultores recorren los mas de 800 mil metros cuadrados que ocupa el

2018-08-07T17:59:45+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: Award Winners, News, Noticias, Photos, Politics|Tags: |

Election Day in photos [Photo Gallery]

The South Florida News Service team set out to not only capture the thoughts of voters throughout Miami-Dade County on Election Day, but also how the day looked. Below are some of our images, from Homestead to Miami Lakes, from Miami Beach to Sweetwater. -- Photos by Alexandra Rodriguez, Yaneli Gonzalez and Lizandra Portal, South

2017-03-27T14:00:50+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: News, Photos, Politics|