The SoFlo Scoop: Dwyane Wade to take final bow; Stoneman Douglas graduate on November ballot; Protest at “Salt Bae’s” restaurant

2018-09-21T11:40:27+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Roundups|

Good morning South Florida! Here’s your week in review. Today is Friday, September 21. Miami is expected to experience  a high of 89 and a low of 79, while Key West will be dealing with a high of 86 and a low of 81. Fort Lauderdale will have a high of 89 and a low of 78, while Boca Raton will reach a high of 89 and a low of 77. Time to get smart fast:

Dwyane Wade announced Sunday night that his upcoming 16th season will be his last playing for the Miami Heat and the NBA. The 12 time All-Star and three-time champion stated in a video posted on his Twitter account he is coming back for “one last dance.” Wade accepted the $2.4 million offered by the Heat. Miami Herald


Stoneman Douglas graduate Diego Pfeiffer has decided he will not be campaigning for a seat on Parkland’s City Commission but will still have his name on the ballot come November. Despite not expecting to win, the freshman at the University of Miami hopes this act will encourage young people to vote. Sun Sentinel


More than 100 Miamians showed up to Nusret “Salt Bae” Gökçe’s restaurant in Brickell Wednesday afternoon to protest his restaurant after a video surfaced of him serving a steak to Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro. Senator Marco Rubio tweeted the restaurant’s address and phone number urging locals to rally. Miami New Times


Roughly 1.5 million Floridians have lost the right to vote due to being convicted felons, reports say. In November, Floridians can change this law if they vote for Amendment Four, which would restore the voting rights of people with prior convictions after serving their sentence, except those convicted of murder or sexual offenses. Broward Palm Beach New Times


A Miami-Dade Transit Metrobus crashed into a clothing store in Little Haiti Sunday morning after being struck by a white truck driving “too fast.” The bus smashed into a supporting beam of the store and resulted in 10 people being injured. NBC 6