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Every Mom Has the Right to Pump at Work, Period

Kristen Hewitt | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Kristen Hewitt

It doesn't matter what you believe, think, or feel regarding breastfeeding... you can't deny this simple yet important act for working mothers. And working moms need to inform their employers of Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act if they are not being given the proper time or place to pump. Whether you're a teacher, a banker, a police office, or a waitress...this is your right.

Flying High... Then and Now

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Joan Z. Shore

Once upon a time, many years ago, it was a pleasure and an adventure to fly. We actually got dressed up -- men in suits and ties; women in dresses and high heels, perhaps a fur coat and hat.

Jeb Bush: A Climate Denier By Any Other Name Is Still a Climate Denier

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 06.16.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

He dodges around the science and refuses to offer a single plan. This bobbing and weaving may leave some GOP heads spinning. Conservatives will want more forthright climate denial, while the half of all Republicans who favor government limits on carbon pollution support acting on climate.

Jack Johnson Takes Out Trash to Beat Plastic Pollution

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Musician and surfer Jack Johnson may seem laid back, but not when it comes to fighting plastic pollution.

Miami Officer Kills Man Armed With Pipe In Busy Park

AP | Posted 06.11.2015 | Crime

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami police officer fatally shot a man holding a metal pipe in a downtown park where dozens of people were present Thursday, includi...

Lessons From Other Cities at Detroit's Global City Forum

Rana Florida | Posted 06.10.2015 | Detroit
Rana Florida

It's a fact of life: cities rise and cities decline. While the largest can hold their dominance for a very long time, second- and third-tier cities come and go.

Just Got Back: Should You Go to Cuba Now -- or Wait?

Lea Lane | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Lea Lane

This isolated post-communist country with a throbbing heart may be only a 45-minute flight away from Miami airport, but right now for Americans it's hard to find a more alluring, politically different destination anywhere in the world.

One on One With Rising Popstar, Monique

Christina Scribner | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment
Christina Scribner

Monique was raised in a Cuban household in Miami where music was infectious, singing and dancing was a daily ritual, and her creativity was never stifled.

Defense in-Depth Simplified

Richard La Bella | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Richard La Bella

I like things simple. When things are simple they are easier to explain, document, implement, revise and manage. Take defense in-depth. Defense in-depth is a term, which means, security implemented in layers.

FedEx and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science Team Up to Restore Forest on Virginia Key North Point

Michael Sainato | Posted 06.02.2015 | Miami
Michael Sainato

Over 60 FedEx employees volunteered this past weekend to help replant a two-acre forest site at Virginia Key North Point on Virginia Key Beach in Miami.

Panther Coffee Opens in Coconut Grove

Tom Falco | Posted 05.25.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

One fascinating thing I find is that cars just stopped in their tracks as they drove by. They just stopped. It looks like a plan in the works to redo Main Highway which maybe includes adding a bike lane, may need to add a parking lane, too, just for Panther Coffee!

Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)

Cuba Libre or Cuba Americana?

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics
Joan Z. Shore

I visited Cuba ten years ago with a medical group, and was overwhelmed by the openness and friendliness toward Americans. "It's your government we dislike," they said, "not you."

Miami 'Poop Map' Uses Emojis To Make Case For Homeless Who Need Bathrooms

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.21.2015 | Impact

Updated on May 21, 2015 at 4:10 p.m. EST It's time to cut the crap. Tired of the pushback against installing restrooms for homeless people, the ...

Miami: A Blank Canvas For Design

David Martin | Posted 05.14.2015 | Miami
David Martin

The world's premier architects are clamoring to work in neighborhoods across our community, new buildings are winning international awards and in what may be the strongest evidence yet, the Pritzker Prize (architecture's top honor) will be awarded in Miami Beach this week for the 1st time.

The Case for Sports as a Key Driver for Academic Success

Edwin Moses | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Edwin Moses

As we approach graduation, we celebrate the programs and coach mentors who helped build strong, independent young people who are ready to enter the next phase of their life and thank them for their commitment to using sport as a tool for social change.

It's All About the Bike on Sunday

Tom Falco | Posted 05.12.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

Sunday mornings are for bikers in Coconut Grove. Saturday has a lot, but that's usually reserved for runners and walkers, but early Sunday, it's a different world out there.

Retail Chatter #9

June Haynes | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
June Haynes

It has been months since my last article. The absence was due in part to my preparation of a speaking engagement at the Luxury Lab conference last month in São Paulo, Brazil.

The 14 Hottest New Sandwiches Around The U.S.

Zagat | Posted 05.04.2015 | Taste
Zagat

Just like everything else, sandwiches also get a makeover come spring.

Eleanor Goldberg

View From A Helicopter Proves Miami Truly Is The Magic City

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.01.2015 | Good News

Helicopters have been dubbed “magic carpets” for their ability to traverse through any terrain, and this was never more true than in the Magic Cit...

Go To Your Next High School Reunion and Thank Me Later

Maria Tettamanti | Posted 06.27.2015 | Miami
Maria Tettamanti

As Velveeta cheesy/cornball/syrupy as this sounds, I never imagined reconnecting with my high school cronies would be so emotional, sentimental and merry.

Rinkins Report: Overtown: A Sanctuary in the Segregated South

Zach Rinkins | Posted 06.28.2015 | Miami
Zach Rinkins

The present day Overtown community pre-dates the incorporation of the City of Miami. It remains one of the city's oldest communities. Before the turn of the nineteenth century, it was one of the few places black residents could live in relative freedom and own property.

Big Voices in Small Theater -- Part 2

Susie K Taylor | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts
Susie K Taylor

Small theater is one of the most welcoming places for fresh new voices. In this series I will begin to prove why.

'Putting Your Bottom at the Top of Your List' -- The Pap Smear That's Not Just for Women

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Depending on the study's results, it's possible that anal health will become a routine conversation topic between doctors and patients -- and labs won't think twice when they receive a pap smear specimen from a man.

GableStage Approved to Run Coconut Grove Playhouse

Tom Falco | Posted 06.21.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

The Miami Herald is reporting that Miami-Dade commissioners unanimously approved the Coconut Grove Playhouse plan to have GableStage run a 300 seat theater. Many are unhappy with the decision.