SoFlo Uncovered | Final Podcast

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  Residents concerned about costs of Palmetto Bay community center Palmetto Bay Community center causes concern among residents Social boating scene in Miami raises questions of safety Local watercolor artist receives publishing deal by chance Zumba instructor Janettsy Chiszar finds life through dance   Read More

SoFlo Uncovered | Episode 5

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Nicaragua’s “ex-dictator” buried in Miami Flaming Classics and O, Miami host “A Night of Queer Performance and Cinema” Local Fort Lauderdale church turned cinema has a rich history “Bunker” in Coral Gables a point of historical and cultural convergence     Read More

Nicaragua’s “ex-dictator” buried in Miami

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An ex-president of Nicaragua, or ex-dictator —depending on whom you ask,— is buried in Miami. Not in Nicaragua or in Paraguay, where he was assassinated, but in Miami, home of the largest Nicaraguan population in the nation, according the 2010 Census. Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Nicaragua’s de-facto ruler from 1967-1979, is buried alongside his wife in Read More

Social boating scene in Miami raises questions of safety

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Two years ago, my father spent three months house ridden and in need of a serious operation on his leg. The cause? He fell off a boat. I remember him calling to say he was on his way to the hospital, but not to worry. So I didn’t. Not until about a month later, when Read More

Zumba instructor Janettsy Chiszar finds life through dance

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Janettsy Chiszar is a Venezuelan Zumba instructor who wants to make a difference in the world. By Clementina Machado South Florida Uncovered @SoFloUncovered • Facebook • Instagram The personal trainer, fitness model and motivational speaker came to the Miami with a purpose: to inspire people to live healthy lifestyles. Through Instagram, she shows more than 180,000 followers how to Read More

SoFlo Uncovered | Episode 4

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Beautifully Human: How two photographers are positively impacting Miami’s homeless Haitians in South Florida discuss culture, identity and discrimination Hispanics talk Latino stereotypes and raise humorous contrasts Kendall Indian Hammocks Park has a skating oasis in its heart       Read More

Local watercolor artist receives publishing deal by chance

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When Ethan M. Aldridge, a 26-year-old watercolor illustrator residing in Wilton Manors, Florida, began posting his webcomic on Tumblr, he was only trying to keep himself busy. At the time he was waiting for the final edits of a book he illustrated for author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek. Little did he know his side-project Read More

Flaming Classics and O, Miami host “A Night of Queer Performance and Cinema”

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Two Miami-based arts organizations recently united to present “Club Jewel Box: A Night of Queer Cinema and Performance,” a one-night art installation celebrating Miami’s queer culture. The event, held on April 13 inside The Jewel Box on the National YoungArts Foundation campus near Wynwood, celebrated art that pushed the boundaries of homosexuality and eroticism with Read More

“Bunker” in Coral Gables a point of historical and cultural convergence

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Looking at it now, the bunker seems smaller, less imposing—far from the edifice I’d held in my mind’s eye since I last saw it 14 years ago. Now knee-deep in vegetative overgrowth, amid the staccato chirring of grassland insects, my reunion with this strange Cold War relic feels almost anticlimactic. By Jesse Scheckner South Florida Read More