Only months after suffering a paralyzing spinal cord injury in January 2011, James “Woody” Beckham devoted his time to helping others like him to rebuild a life in a wheelchair. The Woody Foundation was his outlet.
The Patricia and Philip Frost Science Museum in Coconut Grove has a special program that allows children to stay in its facilities and learn during the seven days of teachers’ planning marked as days off in the Miami-Dade school calendar.
It feels like an old-fashioned ice cream store, but the new gelato store on Commodore Plaza is also like being in St. Tropez. The fresh, white motif goes perfectly with the homemade GMO-free gelato, which is made on the premises by owners Federico and Carla di Franco. The store is opening Saturday.
‘The exposures are basically minimal,’ Richard S. Weisman, director of the Florida Poison Information Center and a UM professor, told a gathering in the gym at Elizabeth Virrick Park, which is still open to the public. ‘They’re below the levels of concern.’