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Local swimwear line Kai Lani featured at Funkshion Swim Week

Born and raised in Miami, sisters Jordana Queddles and Jessica Sierralta always knew about the topic of swimwear and bikinis. In 2000, Sierralta opened Mermaids Swimwear, a boutique in South Miami that sells swim and beachwear pieces and accessories in known brands such as Tori Praver, Lolli Swim, Mara Hoffman and Mikoh. Seven seasons ago, the…

Runway Reviews from Miami Fashion Week 2016

Miami Fashion Week returns for what many are calling ‘the rebirth’ of the event in the Magic City. With a new focus and image, the shows run through Sunday, June 5. Here are our reviews of what we saw on the runway. Date: Sunday, June 5 Label: Rene Ruiz Inspiration: A ball in the fall…

Miami Fashion Week arrives with new celebs and a fresh vision

Miami Fashion Week returns for what many are calling ‘the rebirth’ of the event in the Magic City. With a new focus and image, the shows run Thursday, June 2 through Sunday, June 5. The four-day occurrence will feature some of the world’s most recognized designers displaying their collections on the runway: ·     Agatha…

The 5 most affordable ways to get around South Beach

Parking and transportation in Miami Beach can be a mission, and if you don’t know what you’re doing, alone you’ll spend $35-$40 just on parking your car and moving around. It’s always crowded, so street-parking is a full-time job and only if the holy spirit is on your side that day will you find any…

Annie Parker has had cancer three times — and lived to tell about it

Anne Parker’s life changed on Sept. 17, 1965, the day her mother died after losing a 14-year battle with cancer. Her mother had been diagnosed with breast cancer when she was pregnant with Parker; she went through treatment after giving birth. “From there, I always wondered what this cancer was and why my mom was…

Journalist Joy Reid honored by Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews

When Joy-Ann Reid moved from New York to South Florida in 1997, she not only had a change of location, but also of career. Always attracted to news and reporting, she went from working at a business-consulting firm, to taking a job writing for a WSVN Channel 7 morning show, getting paid $7.25 per hour,…

Disney World finally posts alligator warnings

Three days after an alligator attacked a toddler and dragged it underwater in a lagoon at the Walt Disney World Resort, the company is putting up fences along its beaches, accompanied by signs indicating alligators and snakes may be in the water, telling guests to stay away and not feed the wildlife. The beaches have…

Jencarlos Canela discusses his music at Latin Billboards

Actor-singer Jencarlos Canela was not kidding when he said his live performance at the Billboard Latin Music Awards was “gonna be crazy.” It was. On Thursday night, the Miami native and “Telenovela” star hit the stage at the BankUnited Center, along with reggaeton singer Lennox, leaving the audience wanting more of his newest single, Baby. …

Irie Foundation fund-raising weekend raises $90,000 for at-risk youth

DJ Irie has the ability to get people excited about basketball games, parties, music and charity. During his annual fundraising event known as Irie Weekend, the celebrity DJ mixes his passion for entertainment and giving back, by throwing several parties that will raise money for the Irie Foundation, a nonprofit focused on at-risk youth. This…

Gym owner Jolie Glassman pushes Miami Beach students

To Jolie Glassman, boxing is more than a sport — it’s a means to stand up for yourself and change your life. As the owner and founder of South Beach Boxing, Glassman, a former schoolteacher, is passionate about motivating every client, every child to get a kick out of a class and out of life….