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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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Annual “A Day at the Races” Raises Awareness Of Equine Cruelty

              By Melissa Mendoza South Florida News Service Last year, Janet Reed was sitting at the rails in the heat of the action at the Calder Race Course and Casino supporting the South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals at their 5th annual “A Day at the Races” when her family’s ...

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Free food and whistleblowers help students realize freedoms

At the front entrance to the sectioned off First Amendment rights demonstration, protestors Lisbet Castillo and Natalie Merola alerted the crowd that it was wrong to choose between free food and our rights.  Photo by Ray Boyle.       By Brittny C. Valdes and Jose Velez  South Florida News Service Guards dressed in all black, armed with batons and riot shields screamed at ...

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SFNS is invited for panel at Columbia U.

              Both SFNS news director Chris Delboni and alum Silvana Ordoñez will be at Columbia Journalism School tomorrow as panelists for a conference: Classrooms as Newsrooms: Teaching Journalism in the Real World. — For details of all panels, visit: http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/event/861/14 Columbia Journalism School and The New York World are convening journalists and journalism educators from across the ...

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Kenji Puican, 40, at his restaurant during evening hours. (Photo by Michael Sharp / South Florida News Service)

Japanese Restaurant Provides a Broad Menu and Family Environment

When they arrived in South Florida from Japan nine years ago, Kenji Puican, 40, and his wife Saori Higa, 39, set a goal to open up their own business. Puican, who worked in warehouses for Toyota, Honda and Sony in Japan, said he knew he would eventually come to America with his wife and take advantage of the opportunities the ...

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