Duree Ross

Soiree raises over $200K to feed S. Florida’s hungry


Approximately 450 people gathered at Feeding South Florida’s (formerly Daily Bread Food Bank) “Come Together” evening event on Jan. 12 to join the fight against hunger. More than $200,000 was raised through event proceeds and sponsorships to benefit Feeding South Florida, a not-for-profit organization that feeds South Florida’s hungry in …

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Miami Science Museum receives $10M for new downtown building


The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has committed a challenge grant of $10 million to the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science (Miami Science Museum). The support will foster science education and help strengthen Miami’s rapidly emerging downtown cultural center. Knight Foundation’s grant must be matched with …

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Miami Science Museum to host first Miami Underwater Festival


By Duree Ross…. Miami Science Museum will host the inaugural Miami Underwater Festival, May 27 and 28, in partnership with the Festival Mondiale de l’Image Sous-Marines (World Festival of Underwater Images) from France, and sponsored by Everest Capital. The festival will highlight a selection of prize-winning films from the 37th …

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Barrio Latino SoMi restaurant open on Sunset Dr. in Gables

Barrio Latino SoMi co-owners Roberto Martinez and Edwin Scheer

By Duree Ross…. The acclaimed Barrio Latino restaurant in Aventura, which has been extremely successful for almost a decade, recently opened a second location on Sunset Drive in Coral Gables — Barrio Latino SoMi. The family-friendly, upscale casual — yet affordable — eatery offers delicious Latin fare incorporating savory traditional …

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