6 months ago Nicholas Rodriguez 0
Coral Gables wants to become South Florida’s newest art destination and they are doing it by stringing 720 colorful umbrellas above Giralda Plaza. The Coral Gables Community Foundation collaborated with the city of Coral Gables and Portugal-based art company, Sextafeira, to attract locals and tourists to the city. By: Cristina Lebron and Kristen Torres South Read More

Recycling Changes Affecting Broward County

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On July 6th, residents of the City of Sunrise, Florida learned that their recycling program is changing. All recyclables will no longer be processed as usual, but rather sent to a waste-to-energy incineration plant called Wheelabrator in South Broward where it will be converted to electricity. The City rejected the contract renewal with Waste Management Read More

The Hidden Treasure of Wilton Manors

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Located in the heart of Wilton Manors, Eucalyptus Gardens is host to a local marketplace that has become a female dominated landscape and a hub for women empowerment. By: Natalie Sarrcino, Agustina Sosa and Douglass Gavilan South Florida Uncovered @SoFloUncovered • Facebook • Instagram This three acres of land is home to three permanent restaurants, the Alchemist, Voo la Read More

Monarch Butterflies Seen As a Symbol of Migration and Freedom

7 months ago Nicholas Rodriguez 0
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in North Miami is hosting a collaborative group exhibition “Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly” from May 24 – Aug. 5. The exhibit features 37 artists who derive or live in the migration path of the monarch butterfly, which travels from southern Canada Read More

Families Belong Together

7 months ago Nicholas Rodriguez 0
The fight to end the separation of children and families at the U.S.-Mexico border has ignited a fuse within the South Florida Community. On June 30 Miami joined the national “Families Belong Together” campaign with a protest held in downtown Miami at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. The week before, thousands rallied towards the Read More

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

9 months ago southfloridauncovered 0
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

Tattoo enthusiasts unite to fight Lyme disease

10 months ago southfloridauncovered 0
Lauren Lovejoy had spent over a year bedridden, under the care of her parents. She’d seen more than 60 medical practitioners who’d diagnosed her with psychosomatic issues or generalized anxiety. Some said she wasn’t sick at all. None had been able to diagnose her with what she really had: Lyme disease. By Janel Rizzo South Florida Uncovered @SoFloUncovered • Facebook • Instagram Read More