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Multiple Grammy-winning Artist Rob Thomas at Hard Rock Live

Multiple Grammy-winning Artist Rob Thomas at Hard Rock Live

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.  – Multiple Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Rob Thomas will bring his North American tour to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Rob Thomas is one of the most distinctive vocalists and accomplished songwriters in contemporary music. Between Matchbox Twenty, his solo work and his various collaborations with iconic artists like Santana and Mick Jagger, his tally now stands at more than 80 million albums sold, worldwide. In 2004, the Songwriters Hall of Fame […]

Pippin May Feel A Bit Threadbare, But BRTG Delivers Vibrant Performances

Pippin May Feel A Bit Threadbare, But BRTG Delivers Vibrant Performances

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com  – It’s an illusion you can blame on those lush spectacles at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, the Wick Theatre and Actors Playhouse. Their highly-visible resources make productions with much smaller budgets such as Boca Raton Theatre Guild’s Pippin seem to be missing something – when, in fact, these modest offerings have outstanding elements that are just as fine as those found in better heeled-companies. BRTG’s edition of many Boomers’ favorite musical boasts standout and satisfying performances […]

43rd annual Semiinole Tribal Fair

43rd annual Semiinole Tribal Fair

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.  – The Seminole Tribe of Florida will hold its highly anticipated 43rd annual Tribal Fair Friday, February 7 through Sunday, February 9 at Hard Rock Live and Seminole Okalee Indian Village at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Robert Randolph and The Family Band will headline a complimentary concert on Sunday, February 9 at this three-day cultural festival, which will also feature deep-water alligator wrestling shows, Native American dance troupes, live Native American musical performances and more. Gates will open […]

Rain Wraps Up, Dry and Warm Days Ahead

Rain Wraps Up, Dry and Warm Days Ahead

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Jan 31, 2014 – South Florida’s stretch of wet and gloomy weather will wrap up along with the month of January. Friday ushers out the month with a damp but mild morning, but showers will taper off and highs will reach the mid to upper 70s, even with clouds around. But some great weather arrives with the month of February, beginning with a weekend that features mornings in the upper 60s, plenty of sun along with […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Weather
Traffic stop leads to under the pool grow house (video)

Traffic stop leads to under the pool grow house (video)

By EyesOnNews.com Staff, Jan 30, 2014 – It’s the sort of scheme you’d expect to see in a movie, or then again something that is “only in Miami.”  A traffic stop leads to entering a home which leads to finding an underground grow house. Well, really the hydroponic lab was under the POOL!  Yes, the pool. Here’s what the Miami-Dade police say transpired. (and be sure and watch the video): (Miami-Dade County, FL) — The Miami-Dade Police Department, Narcotics Bureau, is investigating an […]

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (January 29, 2014) – Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience will return to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday, May 4 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 31 at 10 a.m. Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience will celebrate the life and music of his father – the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. This limited engagement tour will commemorate his father’s passing in true “Rock and Roll” fashion. “It’s a commemoration of Dad’s life […]

Pinecrest to celebrate third annual Cognac Day

Pinecrest to celebrate third annual Cognac Day

Pinecrest, Fla. – Cognac is typically described by the aroma of flowers, fruits, nuts and spices. These smells are similar to what one encounters in Pinecrest Gardens, making it the perfect venue to celebrate the third annual Cognac Day and Pinecrest’s sister city status with Cognac, France. Pinecrest Gardens will be hosting all things French from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 15th with cognac tastings, a Musée Des Arts du Cognac poster exhibit, French cuisine and French music by the Miami Youth Symphony. One […]

Robert Is Here: Get a key lime milk shake on your way to Everglades

Robert Is Here: Get a key lime milk shake on your way to Everglades

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com – Years ago, we started ordering mouth-puckering key lime shakes, which word-of-mouth suggested was the Robert-Is- Here classic. But now we have come to love various combinations involving coconut, strawberries and passion fruit. On a recent visit, we were tempted by the exotic: canistel mango shakes, a black sapote banana shake or one made with sapodilla and pineapple. The milk shakes are made to order with fresh fruit, and at busy times, you’ll stand in […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Consumer, Featured, FloridaRambler.com, Food
M Ensemble Resurfaces At South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center In Cutler Bay

M Ensemble Resurfaces At South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center In Cutler Bay

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com  – After months of almost invisible activity, M Ensemble will resurface early next month in a new venue in south Miami-Dade County far from its previous homes. M Ensemble, which bills itself as the oldest continuously operating African American theater in the state and the oldest theater of any kind in Miami, plans to present most of its coming 43rd season at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center in Cutler Bay. It is the second […]

Amid rising deaths, a warning that heroin epidemic has begun

Amid rising deaths, a warning that heroin epidemic has begun

By Dan Christensen, BrowardBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com – A new report sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse has determined that a heroin epidemic is underway in South Florida. “The key issue identified in 2013 is the outbreak of a heroin epidemic in South Florida and particularly in Miami-Dade County,” says the report on local drug-abuse patterns and trends presented last week to NIDA’s Community Epidemiology Work Group. “Heroin indicators which historically have been at relatively low levels compared to […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Crime, Featured, Health, Miami-Dade County, News, Police
Cloudy, Cool, and Rainy

Cloudy, Cool, and Rainy

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Jan 30, 2014 – Rains linger in South Florida on Thursday, but much better weather is on the way this weekend.  Thursday started with lows back in the 50s and passing showers, and showers and clouds will linger throughout the day.  Look for highs to top out in the low to mid 70s. Showers finally taper off on Friday, but temperatures will be stuck in the mid 70s.  Saturday begins a period of drier and warmer […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Weather
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at the Hard Rock

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at the Hard Rock

  HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – The legendary Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons are back for an encore at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 8 p.m.  Frankie Valli, who rose to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Seasons, is hotter than ever in the 21st century. Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, which chronicles the life and times of Frankie and his legendary group, such classic […]