Billy Corben’s documentary ‘Screwball’ among the big award winners at Miami Film Fest

The 2019 Miami Film Festival celebrated excellence in filmmaking this week, with a special emphasis on made-in-Miami success stories, culminating in Saturday night’s announcement of winners. The festival, presented by … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Grupo Folklórico Costa Rica Mia will participate on Calle Ocho Music Festival

The Grupo Folklórico Costa Rica Mia will dance on the Central American stage of the Calle Ocho Music Festival on March 10. Their name is a play on words with the name of the city they live in, “Miami,” and the idea that they will always take to Costa … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Plane that crashed killing 4 lawyers from same firm and pilot likely lost engine over Lake Okeechobee, expert says

A twin-engine plane carrying four lawyers from the same South Florida law firm likely lost an engine while over Lake Okeechobee and was trying to divert to the nearest airstrip when it crashed into the water, killing everyone onboard, flight records show. The pilot, Eduardo Mulet, and the Delaware-based charter company he flew for, also had questionable certifications, online records show and according to a flight expert. The partners from the Peterson Bernard law firm were returning from... Read More

‘Dorothy Weaver did it’: A civic ‘force’ behind Hurricane Andrew recovery dies at 72

When Dorothy Weaver loved a city, she made an impact. In Medellin, Colombia, she started a bilingual girls school. In Miami, she broke barriers for businesswomen and helped shepherd $8 … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Wheelchair bodybuilders inspire, whether they mean to or not

Brandon Chaner has been working out for a couple of years and hopes to earn a personal trainer certificate someday despite being confined to a wheelchair. And that’s one reason he showed up at the 2019 Wheelchair Nationals bodybuilding competition in West Palm Beach on Saturday. “My chiropractor thought it would be an inspiration for me to get back in the gym and get stronger,” said the 22-year-old from Sunrise. There was no shortage of inspiration at the Palm Beach County Convention... Read More