This story reveals once again that climate change isn't just about melting glaciers and polar bears. It's about people -- people losing their homes, their livelihoods, and their dreams for their children.
Eco credentials are ever more important in a hotel these days -- and not just for hippies going camping or the super-rich heading to exclusive luxury ecolodges. Some hotels, which shall remain unnamed, even try to jump on the green bandwagon without really reducing waste.
On the surface, Blanco's story is that of a Cuban-American boy trying to figure out where he belongs: geographically, culturally and sexually. But as he intimately and expertly related through his poetry, his emotional experiences are universal.
Located steps away from breathtaking views of Miami Beach on prestigious Millionaire's Row, and worlds away from daily woes, Eden Roc engulfs visitors in warmth, relaxation and well-deserved pampering.
Norwegian Getaway, which launched last week and will sail round trip from Miami to the Caribbean year-round, has a variety of spaces onboard that celebrate the sounds and flavors of the so-called "Capital of Latin America."
"I wasn't interested in writing about a fedora-wearing, whiskey-drinking, smooth operator who has to find a femme fatale's missing sister. I think that's been done to death and much better than I could ever do."
Just recently we had the Coconut Grove Arts Festival in Center Grove. A trolley would have been a perfect addition to the parking-challenged village on days when hundreds of thousands congregate for an event like this.
One doesn't typically equate Miami with prehistoric ruins, but today the city has a bona fide archaeological controversy on its hands. And while my knowledge of antiquities is best measured by how many times I have seen Raiders of the Lost Ark, I do know a good PR mess when I see one.
Valentine's Day isn't going anywhere, so we singletons (and it's complicated-tons) might as well go somewhere. During the flurry of February 14th is an ideal time to skip town and indulge in some unadulterated fun sans romantic pressure.
How could an innocent baby be held accountable for the actions -- or lack of actions -- of some stupid adult? There was some mistake. Nervously I stood and I asked, "Sister, are you sure this is right? I know God wouldn't do this."
County commissioners are scheduled to make significant changes this week, including upgrading taxis and the technology inside them. Unfortunately, sometimes the most well-intentioned legislation creates unintended consequences when involving new technologies.
Some spots have earned their bad reputation by charging high fees for underwhelming, overcrowded attractions. But others have cemented their status as beloved attractions, either by reinventing themselves or staying exactly the way you remember them from your childhood.
A generation ago, retiring in Florida was the American dream for many. Palm trees, coastal breezes, a place to just kick back and relax. Growing up in the Northeast, I was one of the many kids whose grandparents pulled up stakes and headed south.