Both government agencies and nonprofit organizations are working together this summer to test local beaches to ensure the water is safe for tourists and residents. Miami-Dade County currently has two types of water quality programs. The first one focuses on the Atlantic Ocean and the health of its beaches. The other tests water quality in
Today is the March for Our Lives, and over 50 sibling marches are being held in Florida. Find a local one here. FIU journalism students will be covering various marches in South Florida, including a march in Parkland. Reporters will be live on the scene, documenting happenings at the marches. Stay tuned for regular updates.
Giada De Laurentiis received a key to City of Miami Beach from Mayor Dan Gelber Thursday night at Barilla's Italian Bites on the Beach, one of many events occurring this weekend at the 17th annual Food Network and Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF). “There’s nothing like Miami anywhere,” she said. “And you know I love Italy, but there is something very
Despite being issued an environmental hazard notice and fine by local authorities, the Museum of Ice Cream’s plastic sprinkles can still be found scattered around the City of Miami Beach. Early in January, the often Instagrammed museum received a $1,000 fine from the city for the sprinkles, scattered throughout the streets along Collins Avenue, which were deemed an environmental hazard. The museum issued a statement claiming that multiple cleaners had been hired to sweep the nearby area around the clock