Off the Newsroom: Things are not great

Welcome to episode three of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man, and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about the Trump’s Muslim ban, a Florida hitches

2018-06-29T08:43:34+00:00 June 28th, 2018|News, Off the newsroom, Video/Audio|

Doral restaurant extends welcome to often-ignored members of family [Video]

A Doral restaurant is catering to a new breed of diners with its special “Woof Menu,” designed for canines who can now join their owners for dinner at the partially open-air establishment.   Dog owners who frequent the high-end restaurant are delighted to find that instead of taking “doggie-bags” home to their pets, they can

2019-02-04T12:37:48+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Export, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Off the Newsroom: Of course this would happen in Florida

Welcome to episode two of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about the Trump's immigration policy, an anime Florida

2018-06-29T08:46:29+00:00 June 21st, 2018|News, Off the newsroom, Video/Audio|

Off the newsroom: Hoping for the best

GabriWelcome to the first episode of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about the North Korea and America Summit,

2018-06-29T08:47:12+00:00 June 15th, 2018|News, Off the newsroom, Video/Audio|

More millennials buying guns in wake of school shootings [Video]

Though the majority of gun owners are still older, the organizer of the state’s largest series of gun shows said millennials are buying firearms in increasing numbers. Khaled Akkawi is the owner of Shoot Straight, a chain of stores in Florida. “Yeah, actually we do see a lot more young people coming to purchase firearms,”

FIU Ph.d student researches saltwater intrusion in the Everglades [Video]

Sea level rise is a growing problem in the South Florida community. It is a threat to drinking water aquifers and growing infrastructure, which makes it not only an environmental issue but also an economic and societal matter. Miami-Dade County’s drinking water comes from the Biscayne aquifer, which is located underneath the Everglades. Scientists are

2018-11-13T16:04:05+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Enviroment, News, Potential Award Entries, Video/Audio|

HistoMiami celebrates iconic rock ‘n’ roll festival [Video]

HistoryMiami Museum hosted the 50th anniversary of the Miami Pop Festival on May 19. The museum exhibited photographs taken by Ken Davidoff during the festival in May 1968. Special guest included Leon Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix brother. Ken Davidoff photographed Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa and other legendary rock artists of that era. He revealed a never-before-seen

2019-02-04T12:37:26+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, Music, Video/Audio|

A farmer’s market brings in thousands of people every weekend [Video]

Right off I-95, nestled between Sheridan and Taft Street, the Yellow Green Farmer’s Market is located right in the heart of South Florida. Offering 100,000 square feet of open space, the market houses more than 300 vendors selling everything from seasonal fresh foods to artisanal goods. Whether you’re in the market for organic herbal remedies, fresh

2018-08-07T18:54:53+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

A local band formed by two siblings debuted their first EP [Video]

AnastasiaMax, a band formed by 15-year-old Anastasia and 19-year-old Maxamillion Brenner, hosted a release party in celebration of their debut album at Cash Only, a bar in Fort Lauderdale. With the help of Joshua Diaz, music producer and band member of KIDS, the siblings were able to create their EP The Haunt. AnastasiaMax will be

2018-08-07T18:55:36+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Lifestyle, Music, Video/Audio|

FIU’s risk assessment laboratory tests ecotox all around us

Graduate student Abraham Smith studies the stressors on organisms in the environment and gives researchers a better understanding of ecotoxicology. Under the Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment program (CREST), Dr. Rand and Dr. Crowl conduct tests of chemical and temperature stressors such as UV light and copper. By Orianna Cardoza South Florida News Service

2019-02-04T12:40:41+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Enviroment, Export, News, Public Safety, Video/Audio|