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NQC: Not Quite Cuban

3 months ago Nicholas Rodriguez 0
Mylo Gonzalez is the proprietor of NQC Craft Beer and Grub in Miami Lakes. It’s the first gourmet drive thru in the United States. “I’ve done some very good research for an establishment like this,” Gonzalez said. “I ended up converting a Farm Store, which is very typical here in Florida, into a drive thru Read More

The Hidden Treasure of Wilton Manors

3 months ago Nicholas Rodriguez 0
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

Zumba instructor Janettsy Chiszar finds life through dance

6 months ago southfloridauncovered 0
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

Local watercolor artist receives publishing deal by chance

6 months ago southfloridauncovered 0
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

Haitians in South Florida discuss culture, identity and discrimination

7 months ago southfloridauncovered 0
  “Divisions in Haitian Culture” was a personal project that started as a way to find out more about my culture and heritage. I met many people whose stories made me think about my identity in a different way. By Fabienne Fleurantin South Florida Uncovered @SoFloUncovered • Facebook • Instagram To learn more about the life of other Haitian Read More

Hispanics talk Latino stereotypes and raise humorous contrasts

7 months ago southfloridauncovered 0
 As we all know, South Florida is rich in Hispanic culture, especially in Miami. The city and its many neighborhoods—Bayside, Wynwood and South Beach, to name a few—are often filled with the smell of arroz con frijoles or empanadas and the sounds of salsa music and accents from all over Central and South America. Read More

Tattoo enthusiasts unite to fight Lyme disease

7 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

Kendall Indian Hammocks Park has a skating oasis in its heart

8 months ago southfloridauncovered 0
 Located almost precisely in the center of its 116.5 acres, Kendall Indian Hammocks Park contains one of less than a handful of skate facilities in Miami-Dade County open to all ages and skill levels. Every day, skateboarders, inline skaters and BMX bikers converge on the 14,000-square-foot fenced-in area to sharpen their skills on concrete Read More