Miami’s Jungle Island has two residents that have become popular attractions: a bilingual pig that is affectionately called Gordita and an iguana by the name of Rex that arrived from Cuba aboard a raft with other migrants.
According to Roberta Daniels, president of the Booker T. Washington Senior High school Alumni Association, planning the school’s 90th anniversary has been “awesome.” Daniels and the alumni’s reunion committee have been working for nearly a year identifying and organizing activities to celebrate the past and inspire the future.
More than 40 different map dealers from across the globe came to Miami recently to display their antique maps, charts, town plans and atlases. HistoryMiami Museum’s Miami International Map Fair is the largest in the Western Hemisphere.
While the upbeat jazz of Duke Ellington played in the background, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater instructors taught their choreography to a group of students Feb. 16 at Miami’s Phillis Wheatley Elementary School.
Spruce is an online floral marketplace that lets people donate or sell their flowers after a wedding or other event. You can even re-gift the bouquet you received on Valentine’s Day. One bride donated her flowers to Lotus House shelter in Overtown.
Downtown residents concerned about homeless services in the face of daytime cuts at Camillus House should pressure Miami Beach to embrace a countywide sales tax, Homeless Trust Chairman Ron Book said Friday.