Florida International University students, faculty and alumni took home the hardware from the 2018 Sunshine State awards, held Saturday evening in Coral Gables, including a first-place award for South Florida News Service photographer Elizabeth Soza for her series focused on homeless in downtown Miami.
North Miami city officials are currently awaiting approval from the state for an overlay district that would allow further housing development on land across from the Sole Mia project and near FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus. The proposed area, known as the Special Development and Transit Overlay District, would be bounded
In 2016, Florida voters voted YES on Amendment 2, making medical marijuana legal in the Sunshine State. From the first marijuana drive-thru to ruling against the unconstitutional ban on smokable weed, Florida’s newest green industry is growing. As the industry matures, here's a breakdown of medical marijuana in the United
A series of pop-up galleries and events in the Miracle Mile area of Coral Gables, designed to bring back shoppers who avoided the area during a lengthy construction project is having little to no impact, say business owners. The Streetscape project — which blocked off roads and sidewalks along Miracle
In an ordinary kitchen in Deerfield Beach, a husband-wife duo bakes a traditional Japanese snack with a delicious American twist. They sell out at every event. Taiyaki – literally “baked seabream” – is a beloved Japanese cake that imitates the shape of a red seabream fish and is usually filled
A spring graduate has received a Hearst Award -- the equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize in college journalism -- for breaking news coverage of the Florida International University bridge collapse, the first such prize for the school in two decades. Jesse Scheckner, the managing editor of SFNS during the spring semester, won first place