Chiropractor sheds light on rare disorder stemming from abuse

Brandi Anderson, 24, in the middle, poses with her two sisters, her baby girl and son.  Photo by Mike Slootmaker, courtesy of Shawn Anderson.           By Altagrace L. Gustave South Florida News Service While visiting Southwood Middle School in 2004 for a chair massage event intended to relax teachers after the stabbing death of a student ...

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Travel inspires seltzer business

Ryan Pinnell, founder and owner of Treasure Coast Seltzer Works, shown with Pat Byrnes, left, of West Palm Beach, at the West Palm Green Market. Photo by Gary Coronado / The Palm Beach Post.         By Michael Sharp Read in The Palm Beach Post When Ryan Pinnell, 35, traveled to Europe four years ago, he discovered something ...

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Art Basel impacts local art supply store

Caption: Ivan De Lucía, 33, owner of I.D. Art in Downtown Miami, has to open three more hours a day during Art Basel season. His staff may work up to 15 hours a day as the date approaches.  Photo by Constanza Gallardo.         By Constanza Gallardo South Florida News Service It may take months of preparation for Miami ...

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SPJ sponsors WLRN Radio Storytelling Workshop

Education Reporter Sammy Mack and Morning Producer Julia Duba await to hear what students participating the WLRN radio storytelling workshop come up with. The workshop was an interactive lesson with journalism students to show them how public radio works and what makes compelling audio. SPJ-FIU hosted the event on Nov. 18 at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus. Photo by Brittny C. Valdes. ...

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Miami-based Zensah grows compression-sportswear company through innovation

Ze’ev Feig, owner of Zensah, center with blue, glasses and on ladder, along with his “team” of employees holding compression legging sportswear, pose at his warehouse Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff.       By Paula Callejas-Cuza Read in Miami Herald For the Miami-based company Zensah, it only took the approval of one Heat star ...

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New business turns budding artists’ work into stuffed animals

Courtesy of Budsies.             By Lisbet Castillo Read in The Palm Beach Post  When Alex Furmansky was growing up, he watched his little sister’s art evolve from wacky shapes to advanced illustrations. The drawings went from being displayed on the fridge to being buried in a dismal box in the basement. Then, last August, Furmansky, ...

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Palace extends its breakfast club “Brunchic” all weekend

Noel Leon carefully crafts her own costumes. Photo by Natalie Merola/South Florida News Service.           By Maritza R. Moulite and Natalie Merola  Read in Miami Herald Palace South Beach, now in its 25th year, serves up sass with a side of bacon at its legendary Sunday “Brunchic,” where people gather around to eat brunch while watching a ...

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Coral Gables boutique plans jewelry trunk show

Emporium boutique owner Sara Zamikoff chooses some articles of clothing that will be available for purchase at Thursday’s trunk show. Photo by Chavon Ellington/South Florida News Service.         By Chavon Ellington Read in Miami Herald For several years, Sara Zamikoff, a former pastry chef, set her sights on opening a tea house. But after considering a number ...

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Equine-assisted therapy impacts children, families and instructors

Ms. Bustamante and a Funies volunteer guide Victor Nuñez, 4, during his therapeutic lesson. Photo by Andrea Edde.           By Andrea Edde  Read in Miami Herald Michael Fuentes is a 14-year-old boy with Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, developmental disabilities, autistic behaviors and a basically useless right hand. But that doesn’t stop him from holding Oreo, the horse, ...

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From a Teaching Hospital to an Emergency Room: SFNS Makes its Way to the National Radar

SFNS reporter Barbara Corbellini Duarte, currently interning at NBC, Miami Herald editor Joan Chrissos, Allan Richards, FIU/SJMC associate dean, and alum Silvana Ordonez, who works at CNBC, share a moment in NYC at a break during the all-day conference.     By Barbara Corbellini Duarte I met my professors and mentors, Chris Delboni and Allan Richards, in a chilly morning in ...

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