Youth Fair looks back as it celebrates 65 years

Jay Baum has attended the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair with his children since 1970. Every year, Baum and his family start the fair by waiting for the gate to open and then eating corn dogs. Now, he continues to enjoy the fair with his 13-year-old grandson, Ethan Baum. “Since he was a baby he’s been…

5 things to do at the Miami Open that don’t involve watching a tennis match

The Miami Open is currently in full effect and running through April 3, with endless tennis matches for fans of the sport to go watch. Many tourists and locals also flock to the event – in Key Biscayne – to see what it’s all about. Obviously it’s mainly about watching some of the best athletes…

FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach happened in Wynwood

Funkshion: Fashion Week Miami Beach presented the fall/winter shows last week at a tent installed in Wynwood. From Wednesday through Saturday, Designers, fashionistas and bloggers gathered at the trendy spot for cocktail hours and to see runway shows presented by the Miami International University of Art and Design, Etnos, Style Mafia,  Alessandra Gold, The Phoenix…

Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club takes fourth-graders to Everglades park

Ebel Henrius is a fourth-grader at Morningside K-8 Academy who loves to look at alligators and turtles. On Thursday, March 3, Ebel visited The Everglades for the first time along with his classmates. The Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club took the students from Morningside and Frederick Douglas Elementary on a field trip thanks to President Barack…

Highland Oaks Park gets fit with Fitness Zone equipment

Miami-Dade County has a new fee-free fitness zone for visitors to see and sweat. On Saturday, the new ADA-accessible Fitness Zone — which was installed by the Miami-Dade Parks Recreation and Open Space Department— was inaugurated at Highland Oaks Park at 20300 NE 24th Ave. “This is a perfect example of promises made, promises kept…

BassX to exhibit shoe sculptures from Jane Weitzman’s book Art & Sole

Since 1996, Stuart Weitzman –a luxury shoe brand – had displayed unique shoe sculptures made by artists and craftsmen, at a flagship store on Madison Avenue. The shoe-shaped art pieces, made with materials such as scraps of paper, ceramic, roses, metals and stones, were displayed and collected through the years, bringing Jane Gershon Weitzman –…

Rex Fabrics sells materials for red carpet-style gowns

Ricardo Aldama describes his business as a mad house on the day after the Oscars. The Cuban-Italian owns Rex Fabrics, a luxury fabric store in Coral Gables characterized by its floral smell and over-the-top decor –which includes a full red carpet. A uniformed man is always standing outside, greeting visitors and opening the door to…

Cake Boss visits Holtz Children’s Hospital, grants wish to 11-year-old girl

Buddy Valastro not only makes amazing cakes, but he also grants special wishes. On Friday morning, the Cake Boss visited Holtz Children’s Hospital to grant a wish to 11-year-old Valeria Arcila, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Valastro was contacted and invited to grant Valeria’s wish of meeting and decorating…

Que Noche! Con Angelica y Raul airs on Saturday

Saturday night will be quite the evening for Telemundo stars Raul Gonzalez and Angelica Vale, as they kick off their weekly prime-time show titled, Que Noche! Con Angelica y Raul. “We are focusing on encouraging Hispanic families and homes in the United States, to get together in front of a TV set and watch a show…

La Musa Awards at Fillmore Miami Beach

Thursday night was all about the music and its composers at the 2015 La Musa Awards. The stage at the Fillmore Miami Beach Jackie Gleason Theater was lit in blue and purple rays shining light on recognized names in the Latin American music industry such as Diego Torres, Fonseca, Alejandra Guzman and Emilio Estefan. The…