Bicyles Plus Alice In Wonderland Equals A Wide Ride

Front Yard Theatre Collective members Gabriela Fernandez, left, and Diane Garcia rehearse their parts as Alice and the Queen, respectively, for their upcoming “Alice in Wynwoodland” theatrical-bike tour, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Miami. The ride takes place on Saturday at 6 p.m., starting from the Omni Metromover station. Daniel Bock / The Miami Herald     By Jessica Roiz ...

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Kids Can Dress Like Storybook Characters For Parade

By Lourdes Dominguez Read in The Miami Herald A few times a week, Sofia Beatriz Vizcarra, 8, visits the Miami-Dade County Public Library branch in Kendall to read fairy tales. But this Saturday, she will become a princess. “My favorite books are princess stories,” said Vizcarra, who will dress-up as a princess for the first Miami-Dade Public Library’s Art of ...

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Website Aims To Make Dreams Come True

Martin Parlato, CEO and co-founder of Posibl.com, during a recent  visit to South Florida.  Courtesy of Posibl.com           By Ivelisse Aparicio Martin del Valle, a 5-year-old boy who suffers from Nephrotic Syndrome, a debilitating condition that damages the kidneys, had one of his biggest dreams come true: Meeting his soccer idol, Juan Roman Riquelme, from Argentinian ...

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“Lawyers On The Run” Raises Funds For Free Legal Services

Waiting for the race to begin, walkers and runners warm up at the first annual CABA Pro Bono Project “Lawyers on the Run” 5K Race, in 2012. This year, the group is having its 5K on April 20 in Tropical Park in Miami. Gort Productions       By Daniel Espinosa Read in The Miami Herald Norma Garcia, 67, knows firsthand ...

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Night Light: LEDs Allow New Way To Paddleboard

Paddleboarders line up with illuminated boards along the surf on Fort Lauderdale Beach. From left: Blake Cadwalader, 22; Chris Stephan, 40; Helga Goebel, 35; Tyler Knight, 41; and Joel Eriksson, 24. Eileen Soler / The Miami Herald       By Maria Camila Bernal Read in The Miami Herald After sunset, the water along Riverwalk in Fort Lauderdale is pitch ...

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For Opera Singers, Performing Is An All-consuming Passion

Opera singer Lloyd Reshard Jr., right, rehearses the religious piece “Ave Maria” with the choir of St. Dominic Catholic Church for the bilingual mass on March 30 in Miami. Jeronimo Boza / South Florida News Service       By Jeronimo Boza Read in The Miami Herald It was a cold and cloudy day in 2005, and Lloyd Reshard Jr.’s ...

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Sunny Isles, FIU Team Up To Elevate Classical Music

FIU School of Music students played at the Four Seasons Concert Series opening performance for the 2012-2013 season. The FIU Symphony Orchestra was led by Maestro Grzegorz Nowak at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 17, 2012 in Heritage Park, located at 19200 Collins Avenue in the City of Sunny Isles Beach. Sunny Isles Beach / Michael Tribby / The Miami Herald ...

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Women In Need Got To Enjoy A “Night Of Beauty”

Casa de Jesus church volunteers and a women from Camillus House sing and dance at the “Night of Beauty” event. Liliana Zamudio / South Florida News Service   By Liliana Zamudio While a hairstylist cut her hair, Candice Bryant, 46, smiled as she stared at her freshly painted red nails. Bryant is a recovering alcoholic who was a special guest at the “Night ...

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Spankyfest Raises More Than $5000 For The Humane Society

A group of animal lovers, and SpankyFest attendees, enjoy complementary beer at Grove Spot Restaurant Cafe in Coconut Grove. By Julissa Alburquerque / South Florida News Service       By Julissa Alburquerque SpankyFest: Now in its 4th year, the 2013 SpankyFest pub-crawl brought animal lovers and supporters from around Miami to seven different bars in Coconut Grove on March 30. More than ...

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Fit For Life: 69-year-old Man Competes In Miami-Dade Lifeguard Test

Joel Fogel and other applicants for lifeguard with the Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Department Ocean Rescue Bureau wait for the start of the lifeguard running and swimming test at Haulover Park, Wednesday, March 27, 2013. The test requires that applicants complete a 180 yard run on the beach, followed by 590 yard swim, then another 180 yard run in less ...

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