Gun shop owners survey follow-up [Video]

Several weeks ago, the South Florida News Service conducted a survey of gun shop owners and pawnbrokers in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Moti Adika is the owner of Masa Firearms in Coral Springs and one of the people we spoke to. His shop is located about two miles away from Marjory Stoneman Douglas, where Nikolas

2018-04-11T16:16:53+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Business, Education, MSD Aftermath, News, Politics, Public Safety, Video/Audio|

SOBE Fest Kidz Kitchen recap

On Feb. 24, as part of Food Network and Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival, the Badia Spices’ Fun and Fit as a Family Featuring Goya Foods Kidz Kitchen was held at the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Downtown Miami.   The two-day event included live demos, hands on opportunities and book signings by celebrity

2018-02-27T11:43:55+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

El desfile de millones en el “Yatch Show” del Sur de la Florida

El Miami Yatch Show atrajo a miles de fanáticos de todo el mundo con una exhibición de más de medio millar de embarcaciones nuevas y de segunda mano, además de un amplio despliegue de tecnología marina, todo valorado en más de un billón de dólares o mil millones de dólares. Video resportaje El Yatch Show

2018-03-01T11:51:10+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Noticias, Video/Audio|

Broward County students walk out to honor Stoneman Douglas shooting [Video]

On Feb. 21, hundreds of Broward County students walked out of their classrooms, showing support for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High as well as protesting gun violence generally.  Piper High School in Sunrise organized “#MSDStrong Remembrance Week” with the help of Susan Ortiz, an English teacher. The planned events consist of a peace walk, butterfly release and a moment of silence on Friday. Throughout the week

2018-03-22T10:56:50+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|MSD Aftermath, Multimedia, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

Media coverage stirs mixed feelings from grieving students [Video]

On Feb. 15, the community of Parkland held a candlelight vigil at Pine Trails Park for the 17 lives that were lost in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School the day prior. The event received an extensive amount of attention from various news outlets, which stirred mixed feelings among the grieving students. Still, several said they hoped the coverage would lead to stricter gun control measures.  By Victoria Salas South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram 

2018-03-22T10:57:15+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Education, MSD Aftermath, Multimedia, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

Fort Lauderdale artists work on mural project [Video]

Project COAT, which stands for “Community of Artist Transform,” is the first muralist project in Fort Lauderdale. It consists of eight murals done by local and international artists. The creators of this project said they hope to beautify the city and attract the attention of the public. -- Victoria Salas, South Florida News Service

2017-12-05T15:21:32+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Miami Beach painter shares his gifts with special needs kids [Video]

A Miami Beach artist is giving new meaning to Painting with a Twist. Jose Salaicesart works at the instructional art venue. He said he looks beyond the wine and music and invites people of all ages, including those with special needs, to identify with art and express their true feelings. -- Production by Paige Fleming; Editing

2017-11-20T19:26:30+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|

Miami millennials renting far longer than their parents [Video]

Younger people in South Florida are purchasing homes at a much lower rate than their parents did, leaving many to rent for far longer than they would like. This is partly because the jobs they have pay far less. According to the U.S. Census, millennials make about $2,000 less than people who were their age

2017-11-14T14:49:09+00:00 November 14th, 2017|News, Politics, Video/Audio|

Villain Arts tattoo convention comes to Wynwood [Video]

Villain Arts has hosted tattoo conventions for the last 17 years, at 14 locations nationwide, but last weekend was its first in Wynwood. Owner Troy Timpel decided to bring the event to Miami after attending Art Basel about two years ago. “What makes this event special is the amazing tattoo artists from all over the

2017-11-14T20:52:51+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Video/Audio|