The Miami Book Fair International kicked off Sunday with what must have been an awkward conversation between famed author and journalist Tom Wolfe and former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz. People talk plenty of smack about South Florida, but we get one of the world's biggest book fairs one month and then t ... More >>
According to Miami-Dade Police, a third person has died following yesterday's horrific collapse of a parking garage at Miami Dade College's West Campus in Doral.Police say their mission is now a recovery effort and report that a construction worker, Robert Budhoo of Tamarac, is missing beneath the r ... More >>
One banker, we'll call him Steve, was walking out of the corporate office in Orlando recently when a protester got in his face. There were three or four Occupy protesters who spotted Steve with a couple other people wearing suits. The protesters figured they had found one percenters. "You're resp ... More >>
The $399 diploma belonging to a Miami New Times reporter.About two months ago, a reporter from our sister paper to the south, Miami New Times, decided to see how easy it would be to get a high school diploma that could be used to be accepted into a few local, taxpayer-funded colleges.He called a ... More >>
Pick your own salad; grow your own herbs; learn to cook straight from the source.
Looking for a cooking school where you grow what you make? Well, you don't have to look very far. The grand opening for Miami Culinary Institute's Culinary Garden will be this Saturday at 10:00 am and is free and op ... More >>
Helping the environment can be as simple as shopping from local farmers. Just think of all the gasoline, packaging, time, and energy we waste by importing oranges from Brazil or avocados from California, when those foods grow right here close to home. To advance the idea of a locally-based and su ... More >>