Earlier this year, Coral Gables announced the prohibition of single-use plastic straws and stirrers in city facilities, parks and events on city property. Matt Anderson, the senior sustainability analyst for the city, said they wanted to lead by example and encourage residents and the business community.
Though happy to be receiving their paychecks again, a number of federal employees in South Florida are bracing for a repeat if the government shuts down again Feb. 15. The partial closure, the longest in U.S. history, began at midnight on Dec. 22 and continued until Jan. 25. The
Jan. 22 marked the kickoff of the annual World Stem Cell Summit in partnership with Phacilitate World Leaders Summit, a conference on stem cell research and regenerative medicine. Held at the Hyatt Regency Miami, the summit showcased a wide range of different companies and experts dedicated to propelling the
Alegre, lleno de bromas amistosas y saludos entre amigos es lo que caracteriza al barrio de Little Haiti, conocido en español como La Pequeña Haití. Este barrio es el corazón cultural del éxodo haitiano en la ciudad del sol. Poco más de 30 mil personas procedentes de la isla
Winter in South Florida means one thing, tourists. But visitors trying to escape the cold and catch some sun may want to think twice before going for a swim, or at least check with Waterkeepers’ Swim Guide app. On Dec. 3, just in time for
The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, in collaboration with several counties surrounding Lake Okeechobee, has been spraying the lake with herbicide to help mitigate invasive growth. The spraying, however, has remained controversial. “I think what they’re doing to the lake is absolutely atrocious,” said Mike Krause, a fisherman