Monday, October 25, 2021

Samantha Morell

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Samantha Morell loves to write, draw, take pictures, dance and travel. These are interests she aims to incorporate in her career and lifestyle. She is studying journalism and philosophy at FIU because she believes both subjects make her receptive to new information, as she hopes to always be learning.
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Giant sports facility planned near Dolphin Mall (includes video story)

Destination Sport will be Miami’s new, 820,000 square feet indoor sports facility. Planned just west of Dolphin Mall, it is expected to be completed...

Miami’s Omni district to bring affordability, walkability for mixed-income communities

In recent years, developers have transformed Miami’s Arts and Entertainment District into a walkable apartment metropolis.  Members of the Omni Community Redevelopment Agency say they’re...
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A Miami athlete opened a gym for people with special needs (includes video story)

Youth’n Action is an adaptive fitness center catering to help people with special needs. An athlete herself, Miami native Iris Veciana opened the gym...

Tourism returns to Miami with some roadblocks

As vaccines make their way across the country, Miami is experiencing tourism growth. But, although crowds of spring-breakers flocked to the city’s beaches in...

Little River is county’s first attempt to localize sea level rise strategy

As sea level rise continues to threaten South Florida’s future, local officials are imagining the ways that residential landscapes could change to adapt to...
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Dade County Street Response teaches residents to treat gunshot wounds (includes video story)

Local organization Dade County Street Response held its first “Stop the Bleed” workshop of the year last month at the Roots Collective house in...
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Immersive Van Gogh pop-up exhibit begins today (includes video story)

Starting April 15, residents will be able to visit the Ice Palace Studio at 1400 N. Miami Ave for the “Beyond Van Gogh” pop-up...

Pregnant and laid off during COVID, this mom survived and thrived

When Miami Beach’s famed Fontainebleau hotel closed down due to COVID-19, Claudia Pieretti could only focus on one thing: she was eight months pregnant...

Bill Turner, school board chair and Senate trailblazer, lives on, Part 5

William H. Turner was most broadly recognized as the first Black member of the Miami-Dade School Board and later as a Florida state senator—...
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The Art of Giving: Teen Emma Faria sells masks to save Venezuela (includes video...

Hand-painted face masks are the latest offering by the nonprofit organization The Art of Giving, which is led by Emma Faria. She hopes that...