Miami Mini Maker Faire 2016 – bigger, better and looking to connect with you

If it seems like making and makers-related projects have been taking off in South Florida, it is through the concerted efforts of a few visionary individuals. Though the creative spark has never been absent from this community, there has been a serious lack in infrastructure for a makers’ culture to emerge. But that is changing with a growing assemblage of […]

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Tonight: United Teachers of Dade and Ronin Pro Wrestling benefit school nonprofit

Tonight, the United Teachers of Dade (UTD),  Ronin Pro Wrestling, the Florida Education Association and the PTA/PTSA of Miami-Dade County are joining forces to deliver an evening of exciting, high-flying pro wrestling competition to benefit My Life My Power (MLMP), an anti-bullying and youth development nonprofit  founded by undefeated mixed martial arts competitor and WWE Tough Enough inaugural champion, Daniel […]

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Kill Your Idol hosts benefit for baby Zéa Joli Lane this Thursday

My friend and longtime South Florida music scenester Chris Graham and his family are going through an unimaginable emotionally and financially draining ordeal as their eight-month-old daughter, Zéa Joli Lane, fights through an aggressive stage IV Neuroblastoma cancer that has attacked her spine and has spread to her neck, brain, kidney, liver, lungs, bone marrow and to areas of tissue […]

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The Young Musicians Organization Needs Your Help on Give Miami Day

Sammy Gonzalez is one of the most dedicated musicians in South Florida. Aside from his music career, Gonzalez is one of those few individuals who have put their money where their mouth is. A product of an after-school free music lesson program himself, Gonzalez is one of South Florida’s most distinguished guitarists and, for the last three years, he’s been […]

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An Open Letter to our Misguided Elected Officials: Do NOT Close our Libraries and Firehouses

To those who would shut down our libraries and further disable our fire services: As a lifetime resident of South Florida, I am appalled at the prospect of this proposed budget cut that would render our library system embarrassingly close to nonexistent and contribute to the further dismantling of our already feebly funded fire department. When did it become commonplace […]

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