The investments of a Russian government official in Miami real estate reveal an unusual addition to South Florida’s cultural melting pot: an expatriate motorcycle club dedicated to Russia’s powerful special forces.
Katherine Magnoli of Sunny Isles Beach was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2017 on April 1 at the fifth annual Empowerment and Leadership Conference and Gala at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She will represent Florida at Ms. Wheelchair America this August in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Hundreds of Miami Beach goers rose from their beach towels in the midday summer heat on Saturday to join the international Hands Across the Sand movement. For 15 minutes, strangers joined hands on the shore in solidarity to say no to fossil fuels and yes to clean energy and renewables.
Miami Beach’s city manager issued a memorandum to police, fire and code enforcement officials to impose ‘high impact event measures’ on a possible Floatopia-styled event called Floatnik that may hit the sands on Sunday.
Dr. Mark Wainberg, a Canadian doctor whose HIV/AIDS research earned him worldwide honors, died Tuesday in what appeared to be a drowning off a Bal Harbour beach. Wainberg was the director of the McGill University AIDS Centre and has a Ph.D from Columbia University. He did postdoctoral research at Hebrew University.
When Jews gather Monday for the Passover Seder, the ancient story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt takes on an urgent meaning as anti-Semitic acts increase in the United States and around the world.
In the early 1960s, when advertising agencies were run by men, Rosalie Rice, a bookkeeper and Miami Beach Sun columnist, opened her own firm, Rose Rice Associates. She became one of the first female ad agency owners in Florida.