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Novembers Taste of Brickell to raise money for Sylvester Cancer Center

September 22, 2014 9:31 AM0 comments
Novembers Taste of Brickell to raise money for Sylvester Cancer Center

MIAMI/BRICKELL–The Miami Taste of Brickell Food & Wine Festival Presents its 5th Annual Holiday kick-off event with a special Holiday Gourmet Showcase and Brunch series. The festivities will be held at the two ball rooms of, La Scala & The Flamingo Theatre Bar within the Four Ambassadors. The event starts at 1:00 pm and ends at 8:00pm with the Brunch having two sessions between 1:00pm and 4:30pm. This event is a very special occasion because 16 year old Lexi Alberts, […]

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More than 300 Athletes Compete in Florida Keys Open Water Swim (Video)

September 21, 2014 10:37 AM0 comments
More than 300 Athletes Compete in Florida Keys Open Water Swim (Video)

ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys – More than 300 athletes competed in an eight-mile open-water swim Saturday in the Florida Keys. The second annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse was staged as a college scholarship fundraiser for Keys students interested in competitive swimming, but also to raise awareness of a need to preserve Alligator Reef Lighthouse and five other aging lighthouses off the Keys. The structures are more than 150 years old and the harsh marine environment is taking its toll on them. […]

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Motorcyclists hog streets of Key West for Poker Run (Video)

September 20, 2014 8:25 AM0 comments
Motorcyclists hog streets of Key West for Poker Run (Video)

KEY WEST, Fla. – Motorcyclists from throughout America are traveling the Florida Keys Overseas Highway from mainland Florida to Key West this weekend, raising money for charity during the 42nd Peterson’s Key West Poker Run. Traditionally, the event attracts some 10,000 bikers who traverse the 113-mile roadway through the Keys, which features 42 bridges over the water. Participants receive poker sheets when they register to ride, and draw cards at designated stops along the route through the Keys. Entrants who […]

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Social Media: Life after death on the Internet

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Social Media: Life after death on the Internet

By William E. Lewis Jr. For EyesOnNews.com, Sept 19, 2014 –  Facing the loss of a family member or friend is often devastating. Imagine the constant reminder of the dearly departed as they appear through social media on your Facebook Timeline or Google+ Circles, in your Twitter Feed or MySpace stream, or even at work on your LinkedIn profile. I was reminded recently in a private message that one of the highly respected politicians receiving birthday greetings from me on Facebook had died […]

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Evening Star’s The Subject Was Roses Needs A Few More Thorns

September 18, 2014 2:00 PM0 comments
Evening Star’s The Subject Was Roses Needs A Few More Thorns

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Sept 18, 2014 – World War II veteran Timmy Cleary comes home to find that no armistice has been declared in the familial war that has raged in his parents’ home for more than 20 years. Initially, scabs seem to have grown over the wounds, but they only camouflage the seething resentments and crippling baggage that have rubbed sensibilities so raw that an offhand comment rips open the deep gashes. Parents Nettie and John […]

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Special Celebration of Chinese Culture at Hakkasan

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Special Celebration of Chinese Culture at Hakkasan

Miami Beach, Fla. – Fans of Hakkasan, the AAA Four Diamond award-winning, signature Chinese restaurant located at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, will have the opportunity to take part in a sumptuous dining experience as the restaurant debuts a special menu in celebration of Golden Week, China’s biggest national holiday. Consequently, it is a popular period of time when the Chinese travel around the world significantly. Those choosing to travel to one of Hakkasan’s global outposts including Shanghai, London, Beverly Hills, Las […]

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Doing Background checks in South Florida

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Doing Background checks in South Florida

By William E. Lewis Jr. For EyesOnNews.com, Sept 18, 2014 – Utilizing public record databases to find criminal, civil, or traffic violations in South Florida has become easier with the release of a semi-comprehensive list of online resources, according to Rico Petrocelli on Thursday. Truly the Sunshine State, locating and identifying criminal history, civil litigation or traffic infraction history in Florida is but a click away.  Access to resources relating to inmates, those on probation, parole or community control, sex offenders or missing children, in addition […]

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HUD program possible for borrowers with foreclosure or short sale

September 17, 2014 9:24 AM0 comments
HUD program possible for borrowers with foreclosure or short sale

By William E. Lewis Jr. For EyesOnNews.com, Sept 17, 2014 – Mortgage borrowers may now qualify for an FHA mortgage under new guidelines established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), according to Eli Younes of Viking Realty Group in Pembroke Pines on Wednesday. As a result of the housing collapse, many homeowners experienced a serious reduction in income or lost their jobs due to the crumbling economy.   Some mortgage borrowers were forced to file bankruptcy or short sale their home to avoid […]

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Mount Dora Bicycle Festival 2014: Oct. 10-12

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Mount Dora Bicycle Festival 2014: Oct. 10-12

By Bob Rountree, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Sept 17, 2014 – MOUNT DORA – In this quaint Florida town known for its festivals and antique shows, it’s no surprise there is a festival of bicycles, especially in Lake County, where the hilly terrain and nearby rail trails offer an exciting choice of venues for riding. For the 40th year, on the weekend of Oct. 10-12, the Mount Dora Bicycle Festival serves as ground zero for pedal power. More than a thousand […]

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Fall is best for your surf-fishing safari

September 15, 2014 9:40 AM0 comments
Fall is best for your surf-fishing safari

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Sept 15, 2014 – Every fall, the mullet run down the Atlantic coast in massive schools, thick waves of the baitfish swooping in and out of the surf and shoreline, even into the Intracoastal Waterway, drawing the undivided attention of game fish looking for a solid meal. This feeding frenzy is not lost on anglers who line our beaches, piers and jetties armed with both artificial and live baits, mullet and mullet imitations being […]

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BLT Prime Dine Out For No Kid Hungry campaign

September 12, 2014 10:00 AM0 comments
BLT Prime Dine Out For No Kid Hungry campaign

Since its opening in March 2014, BLT Prime, located in the iconic Trump National Doral, has been delighting Doral residents and foodies alike with BLT’s acclaimed modern American steakhouse cuisine. This month, in addition to pleasing diners with the finest cuts of USDA Prime Certified Angus beef, BLT unites withShare Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign to help end childhood hunger. The annual Dine Out For No Kid Hungry campaign brings restaurants and diners together to raise funds and awareness. […]

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Devon Hosting Special Wine and BBQ Tasting Event

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Devon Hosting Special Wine and BBQ Tasting Event

What better way to celebrate the last days of summer than with a glass of wine and the smoky aroma of BBQ food? To end the season and help beat the heat, Devon Seafood + Steak – Kendall’s critically-acclaimed restaurant and lounge – will host a Bordeaux & BBQ Tasting on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, beginning at 7PM. The tasting – priced at $55 per person, excluding tax and gratuity – will feature 4 refreshing wines from the French region […]

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