Although my mother, the former Edith Leibowitz, was born in New York, she graduated from Miami Beach High School in 1942. So it was only natural that she and my father, Marvin Kuperman, would move to Miami after their marriage in 1946.
One self-exam and one diagnosis changed Diana Escanaverino’s sunny outlook on life. In November 2013, the vivacious singer and cosmetologist learned she had breast cancer, and it dragged her down into a dark place.
Department of Corrections chief Michael Crews is cracking down. Friday, he fired 32 corrections officers with long records of complaints — from inmates, their family members and whistleblowers on the inside — of unchecked brutality and violence. This follows several more dismissals the week before.
When people ask me if I love a person romantically, I kind of laugh. I laugh because I’m sort of having an affair. I love my Venezuelan wife, whom I met in Miami. But, truth be told, I am already in love with something else — the city of Miami.