She was bullied in Cuba for being blind. Now in Miami, she faces new challenges

November 23, 2017 | Miami Health Services
In Cuba, the darkness that surrounded 15-year-old Katherine Sanchez was more than just physical — it was emotional. Blind since birth, Katherine endured first the medical shortcomings that led to … Click to Continue » ...read more
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How to avoid a Thanksgiving dinner disaster in 4 easy steps

November 23, 2017 | Miami Health Services
If you're reading this, something in your Thanksgiving has gone terribly wrong. A guest canceled and now you're short a green bean casserole. You woke up the morning of Thanksgiving … Click to Continue » ...read more
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George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

November 22, 2017 | Miami Night Life
George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98. … Click to Continue » ...read more
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What’s on the Trump Thanksgiving menu at Mar-a-Lago? Our bet’s on the wedge salad.

November 22, 2017 | Miami Health Services
Last year, when he was president-elect, Donald Trump had quite the Thanksgiving feast at his luxe Palm Beach property Mar-a-Lago. The tradition continues this year, even though he's president and … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Dave Barry's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

November 22, 2017 | Miami Health Services
The challenge, in this hectic season, is always to find enough unnecessary things for all the people on our gift list. That's where this Holiday Gift Guide comes in. We sincerely believe that you will not find a collection of products this useless anywhere else. These are all real products; we did not make them up. You can actually buy them. – Dave Barry … Click to Continue » ...read more
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He found a sick bird. Send it over in an Uber, the rescue center said.

November 22, 2017 | Miami Health Services
A Miami Uber driver had precious cargo Tuesday after the call came in from the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, a wildlife rehabilitation center on the 79th Street Causeway. The passenger, … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Paradise Plaza, shops, restaurants, set to open in Miami’s Design District — some aimed for Art Basel

November 22, 2017 | Miami Real Estate
Miami Design District's next phase is set to be revealed soon, featuring a walkable Paradise Plaza, surrounded by new designer shops, upscale restaurants and public art installations — with some unveiled in time for Art Basel. A goop Gift pop-up shop, the House of Creed, Rag & Bone and Joseph have just opened, and pop-ups for Spin Ceramics and Cynthia Ro
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Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter on singer’s rape accusation: It was consensual

November 22, 2017 | Miami Night Life
Nick Carter is responding to shocking allegations that he raped aspiring pop singer Melissa Schuman 15 years ago. The Backstreet Boys singer released a statement to People: “I am shocked … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Charles Manson’s ashes could be coming to Florida

November 22, 2017 | Miami Beach
A man with connections to Bradenton and who claims to be Charles Manson's grandson reportedly plans to bring his grandfather's remains to Florida. Manson died Sunday night of natural causes … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Malls lure shoppers with ice rinks, parades and holiday glitz

November 22, 2017 | Miami Real Estate
Mall Christmas decorations From TRD New York: Eager to attract customers during the make-or-break holiday shopping season, mall owners and landlords are pulling out all the stops with temporary ice rinks, Santa parades and baking classes. Knowing that most shoppers avoid brick-and-mortar stores in favor of online deals, landlords hope that by getting creative, shoppers end up making impulse purchases. That's different than in years past, when Bla
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