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A Failed Coup in Trinidad and Tobago

ADST | Posted 08.02.2015 | World
ADST

On July 27, 1990, a Muslim organization called Jamaat al Muslimeen instigated a coup against the government of Trinidad & Tobago. Forty-two insurgents...

Registration now open for Coconut Grove Bed Race

Tom Falco | Posted 08.03.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

The Great Grove Bed Race is back again this fall. On Saturday, November 7 from 11 am to 5 pm, the popular Grove event will be taking over the stree...

Actor Tommy Ford Partners With Urgent, Inc. to Uplift the Economic Future of Miami Youth

Zach Rinkins | Posted 07.24.2015 | Miami
Zach Rinkins

Urgent, Inc. will produce its 2nd annual Youth Economic Development Conference and FACE Community Expo on July 30-31, 2015 at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus from 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. each day.

6 Cheap Eats Iconic to Their City -- All Less Than $10

CheapTickets | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

One of the truest ways to experience a city is to taste it, and that tour de taste should probably start with a bite of the city's most iconic food. Restaurants that serve these traditional tastes are stops not to be missed on your travels.

It's Official! Cuba Is Now the Newest Addition to Carnival Cruise Line Ports of Call

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 07.22.2015 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line, the largest passenger cruise ship company in the world, just announced that it will begin to include Cuba as a Port of Call in May 2016. Carnival claims that when its ship, the Adonia, docks in Cuba next year, it will be the very first American cruise company to visit the island since the Cuban Embargo.

Muslim Prisoners Say They Are Forced To Compromise Beliefs In Miami-Dade Prisons

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.20.2015 | Religion

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Why Not Just Let Miami Marine Stadium Be a Stadium?

Tom Falco | Posted 07.23.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

Nothing can be simple in Miami, you can't just have the stadium be what it was for all those years -- a stadium with shows and an audience.

Review: Good Evening: Télé Liban's 100 History-Making Moments

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.16.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Series were a staple of Lebanese TV, which aired its first programs in 1959, and became a money making export to Arab countries.

Staying on the Scene: A Lecture From Professor Gold, the 'Dinosaur' of Miami Promoters

Yuliya Neyman | Posted 07.13.2015 | Miami
Yuliya Neyman

Miami Beach is a town marked by transience. Bars and restaurants open and shutter. Luxury condos rise onto the skyline, then fall into foreclosure. Tourists cycle through. Transplants get sucked in, overdose, and move back home.

10 Places Where Miami is a True Melting Pot

Suzan McDowell | Posted 07.10.2015 | Small Business
Suzan McDowell

Miami is touted as the city of the future because practically every race, culture, country, nationality, sexual orientation, creed and scam artist are...

It's Time Florida Starts Saving Lives

Gary Stein | Posted 07.13.2015 | Miami
Gary Stein

Florida, due to its lack of action on the matter, has 30 years of data and success rates around the country and around the world to verify that Needle-exchange programs work as they take yet another year to make a decision to start one.

5 Reasons for Daredevils to Visit Miami (Immediately)

Hipmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

While Miami is known for relaxing holidays and rocking nightlife, the city also has a wide variety of thrills for daredevils and adventure seekers -- some of which you won't find anywhere else. Need a little more excitement on vacation? Here are five reasons Miami should be next on your trip list.

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."