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MIAMI BEACH POLLUTION IS CREATING A SILENT TIDE IN OUR BISCAYNE BAY
 

Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring more than 56 years ago. In this landmark work of environmental writing, she described how the use of chemicals by farmers, including DDT, had the consequence of wiping out the population of birds. And because no species exists entirely by itself, the death of birds and a spring devoid of birdsong, meant the coming destruction of our environment. Miami Beach... Read More »

 
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THE WOMEN’S FUND MIAMI-DADE’S THE POWER OF THE PURSE 2018
 
The annual luncheon event of The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade, The Power of the Purse, is one of Miami’s most anticipated events.  For over two decades, the luncheon has been recognized as one of the largest gatherings of “who’s who” of Miami-Dade County’s executives, business owners, community leaders, public officials, and philanthropic-minded women and men. Last year’s attendance exceeded 800 guests, and we anticipate a similar... Read More »
 
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RETHINK THE FIU BRIDGE FAILURE
 

The bridge collapse at Florida International University along SW Eighth Street this month made international news, and it was an unspeakable tragedy for the victims and their families. Experts will be analyzing the rubble and all the details to find out why this happened. They will undoubtedly find “safety was lacking”—but let’s admit safety, after all, wasn’t the priority. Speeding up traffic was... Read More »

 
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SET THE SCENE FOR LIFE’S SPECTACULAR CELEBRATIONS AT ACQUALINA RESORT
 
No matter the occasion, from bar & bat mitzvahs to birthdays, graduations, vow renewals and all other milestone events, the perfect venue awaits at Acqualina Resort & Spa. Renowned for its five-star service and unparalleled attention to detail, Acqualina is South Florida’s only resort open to the sea, offering picture perfect vistas for life’s most momentous celebrations. Whether it’s a five-course... Read More »
 
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DANGERS OF SMOKY EYES
 
For the past several decades, a plethora of landmark studies have presented indisputable proof that smoking causes an epidemic of devastation, including markedly increased prevalence of lung cancer, breast cancer, GI cancer, esophageal cancer, oral cancers, and other head and neck cancers, COPD, emphysema, pulmonary hypertension, cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarctions, strokes, and the list goes on and on.  Inexplicably... Read More »
 
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HOSPITAL: NO REPRIMAND FOR MIAMI SURGEON FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES
 
Dr. Colin Knight, a pediatric surgeon at Miami’s Nicklaus Children’s Hospital charged with unlawful access of his ex-girlfriend’s security system can continue to work at the hospital during legal proceedings and is not facing immediate disciplinary action. Knight was arrested in December of 2017 and subsequently charged in February of 2018 with twenty counts of unlawfully accessing a computer device, twenty counts of the unlawful use of a two way communication device, and one count of video voyeurism-acts that were allegedly done from both his personal computer and the hospital network, according to... Read More »
 
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MIAMI-DADE ANIMAL SERVICES REMINDS THE COMMUNITY TO ADOPT, NOT SHOP FOR A PET
 

Miami-Dade Animal Services usually experiences the largest influx of furry faces during the summer months. But, this year, the “busy season” came early with the shelter taking in a higher number of animals than usual during the spring. That means more adoption opportunities for pet lovers! Animal Services is calling out to the community to visit the shelter—located at 3599 NW 79 Ave. Doral, FL—and choose from among hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies... Read More »

 
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