Little Haiti residents fear gentrification is unavoidable

The Magic City development, set to be built in the heart of Little Haiti, continues to concern activists who say developers are overlooking how the high-end project will affect lower-income residents of the Miami neighborhood.  One of the final key votes that would officially move the project forward by city

2019-02-04T11:50:12+00:00October 26th, 2018|Export, News, Photos|

“Walk For Freedom” in West Palm Beach [Photo essay]

“Walk For Freedom,” a march for sex trafficking and slavery awareness, was held in downtown West Palm Beach last Saturday. Hope for Freedom hosted the event. The nonprofit based in Palm Beach Gardens helps women and men that have been trafficked or raped in Palm Beach County, though organizers said its clients are overwhelmingly

2019-02-04T11:51:10+00:00October 25th, 2018|Export, News, Photos, Politics, Public Safety|

Churchill’s Pub celebrates 39 years of variety

People from all over the world came to Churchill's Pub in Little Haiti to celebrate its 39th anniversary this week, taking part in the "8 Days of Churchill's" festival that boasted over a hundred band and art performances, local vendors, food trucks and mosh pits. Michael Friewald, an illustrator from

2018-10-18T09:38:26+00:00September 10th, 2018|Lifestyle, Music, Photos, Potential Award Entries|

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+00:00March 24th, 2018|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

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+00:00October 31st, 2017|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+00:00October 24th, 2017|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+00:00October 18th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Music, Photos|