2 days ago

Express lanes from Sawgrass to I-95: Your sneak peek at what they'll look like

Tuesday’s open house and workshop will be from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Deerfield’s Doubletree Hilton Hotel at 100 Fairway Drive.

    Express lanes from Sawgrass to I-95: Your sneak peek at what they'll look like
    It's a traffic upgrade three decades in the making: The Sawgrass Expressway is going to link to Interstate 95 so that thousands of South Floridians get to work faster each day. Construction could begin in just four years. So on Tuesday, state transit officials for the first time will publicly display actual designs for the highway link.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

3 days ago

Flipping Muslim stereotypes at 'Hip Hoppa Locka' in Opa-locka

“Hip Hoppa Locka” will begin 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Arc, 675 Ali Baba Ave., in Opa-locka. Admission is free. Call 305-237-3010 or go to MDCLiveArts.org.

    Flipping Muslim stereotypes at 'Hip Hoppa Locka' in Opa-locka
    At a Minnesota shopping mall seven years ago, breakdancer and choreographer Amirah Sackett overheard a scornful remark that changed her career. Standing behind Sackett, who is Muslim-American and wears a hijab, a female clothing store employee muttered, "I'm getting tired of seeing all these covered women."
    http://www.southflorida.com

Apr 12

The Delray Affair, a big arts and crafts fest, is this weekend

Southeast Third and Fourth avenues to the alleyway.

    The Delray Affair, a big arts and crafts fest, is this weekend
    The Delray Affair, downtown Delray Beach's biggest outdoor event of the year, is this weekend, featuring 500 arts, crafts and food vendors - plus live music. Booths will be set up along 12 blocks of Atlantic Avenue from Northwest Second Avenue, from the Delray Beach Tennis Center to the Intracoastal Waterway.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Apr 06

In Fort Lauderdale, a neighborhood goes from ghost town to funky town

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    In Fort Lauderdale, a neighborhood goes from ghost town to funky town
    Every morning, architect Marco Ruiz and his 10-month-old dachshund, Chorizo, stroll two blocks from his Flagler Village loft to Bean to Brew, an arty cafe offering views of a flourishing neighborhood. For the past year, the area around Bean to Brew has bustled with construction cranes and youthful urban energy.
    http://www.southflorida.com

Apr 06

Chuck E. Cheese's offering 'Sensory Sensitive Sundays' for kids with autism in South Florida

Due to Easter last week, the program will start April 8, followed by May 7, June 4, July 2. The South Florida locations participating are: 21699 State Road 7 in Boca Raton; 3805 West 20th Ave., in Hialeah; 8701 SW 124th Ave., in Miami, and 2471 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach.

    Chuck E. Cheese's offering 'Sensory Sensitive Sundays' for kids with autism in South Florida
    Chuck E. Cheese's will have an autism-friendly day the first Sunday of each month for children with autism and special needs. The entertainment and party venue and open its doors two hours early for "Sensory Sensitive Sundays'' at some locations including four in South Florida.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Apr 04

Wynwood Yard-style restaurant concept coming to Fort Lauderdale's Flagler Village

Spurring the development is the JEY Hospitality Group (Pizzacraft, Tacocraft and ROK:BRGR in Himmarshee Village), which recently signed a 10-year lease for the space at 810 NE Fourth Ave.

    Wynwood Yard-style restaurant concept coming to Fort Lauderdale's Flagler Village
    Restaurants inside shipping containers are heading to the mural-covered warehouses in the arty MASS District at Fort Lauderdale's Flagler Village. Spurring the development is the JEY Hospitality Group ( Pizzacraft, Tacocraft and ROK:BRGR in Himmarshee Village), which recently signed a 10-year lease for the space at 810 NE Fourth Ave.
    http://www.southflorida.com

Apr 04

Amid renewed activism, South Florida remembers 50th anniversary of MLK assassination

MIAMI: MLK candlelight memorial service and gospel concert featuring Kirk Franklin and Shirley Caesar. The event will be at 6 p.m. at Athalie Range Park, 525 NW 62nd St., Miami. More details are available at mlkmiami.com.

    Amid renewed activism, South Florida remembers 50th anniversary of MLK assassination
    Fifty years after his death, Martin Luther King Jr. 's words still have meaning for a new generation marching in South Florida and demanding change. An assassin's bullet struck King down on April 4, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Apr 03

Massive building on river is first development test for new Fort Lauderdale commission

...would hold 181 residential units and rise on the New River's south side at 501 SE Sixth Ave. Right now, the three-story Edgewater Condos occupies the property. If all goes as the...

    Massive building on river is first development test for new Fort Lauderdale commission
    A massive residential tower on the New River is the first test for the smart-growth City Commission, a majority of whom campaigned on voters' concerns about overdevelopment. The tower, Alexan Tarpon, would hold 181 residential units and rise on the New River's south side at 501 SE Sixth Ave.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Apr 01

Girl, 4, fatally shot during dispute; man in custody

“The male suspect abandoned the car behind 2163 NW 62nd Street and fled on foot, “ Vega said. He later went to a city police station and turned himself in, he said.

    Girl, 4, fatally shot during dispute; man in custody
    A 4-year-old girl was fatally shot in Miami Saturday and the man thought to be responsible later turned himself in, police said. Shortly before 10:30 a.m., police were called to the area of Northwest 65th Street and 13th Avenue in the city's Liberty City neighborhood with reports of a child being shot, said Miami Police Officer Michael Vega.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Mar 30

Sophia the robot to be keynote speaker at eMerge Americas tech conference in April

...the conference, which will run from April 23-24 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1900 Washington Ave.

    Sophia the robot to be keynote speaker at eMerge Americas tech conference in April
    South Florida's annual technology event, eMerge Americas, is set to return in April with a keynote speaker that embodies its theme of digital transformation. The speaker is Sophia, a robot developed by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics that employs advanced technology to make facial expressions, track and recognize faces, and even hold natural conversations.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Mar 28

Teen shot while trying to help armed robbery victim

It happened shortly after 2 p.m. on the 700 block of 43rd Street in West Palm Beach.

    Teen shot while trying to help armed robbery victim
    A teenager took a bullet Tuesday afternoon while trying to help a man who was being robbed at gunpoint, police said. It happened shortly after 2 p.m. on the 700 block of 43rd Street in West Palm Beach. There, three people were trying to rob a man at gunpoint, according to police.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Mar 27

How Stoneman Douglas students organized gun-control rallies around the world

...Katz, a Los Angeles television producer. The New York and Los Angeles public relations firm 42 West contributed its services. A Stoneman Douglas alumni group raised more than $100,000 to send...

    How Stoneman Douglas students organized gun-control rallies around the world
    The teenagers brought eloquence, commitment and a determination to generate lasting change. Their adult alliescontributed money and an array of skills, from media relations to event planning on a massive scale. The gun-control rallies that seized the nation's attention Saturday arose from an unusual combination of youthful idealism and adult professionalism, yielding events whose national impact may last well through this year's mid-term elections.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Mar 27

South Florida's Spring Break fun

Ramp 48 Indoor Skatepark, 6290 NW 27th Way, Fort Lauderdale

    South Florida's Spring Break fun
    Spring Break is this month, bringing a glorious week off school to students throughout South Florida, March 19-26 in Palm Beach County and March 23-30 in Broward and Miami-Dade.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Mar 20

Miami Beach's Mokai Lounge set to reopen after horse stunt

Mokai is expected to reopen after owners admitted to five violations related to the horse investigation at the club, which is located at 235 23rd St.

    Miami Beach's Mokai Lounge set to reopen after horse stunt
    Miami Beach Club Mokai to reopen this week after a stunt involving a horse went viral. Mokai is expected to reopen Wednesday after they admitted to all 5 violations in connection with the stunt including animal cruelty. They will also have to pay over $12,500 in code violations.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

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