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A crew member aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant offloads a bale of marijuana at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida, June 12. While on patrol, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute interdicted 3,100 pounds of marijuana northeast of Panama. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney.

Coast Guard displays $14M worth of seized cocaine, marijuana

By Doug Phillips Sun Sentinel, June 12, 2015 – Cocaine and marijuana worth nearly $14 million arrived Friday at the Coast Guard base in Miami Beach.  According to the agency, the drugs were confiscated during two recent seizures off the coasts of Columbia and Panama. On May 22, 14 bales of cocaine that were jettisoned from a go-fast boat were recovered after the Columbian Air Force maritime patrol alerted two cutters —Bear and Vigiliant— to a suspicious vessel northwest of Columbia, […]

Davie Displays Purple Heart Banners On Davie Road

Davie Displays Purple Heart Banners On Davie Road

Davie, FL: On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, Davie Mayor Judy Paul and the Davie Town Council adopted a resolution that recognized the Town of Davie as a Purple Heart Community. In February 2014, the Davie Town Council officially designated Davie Road as a Purple Heart Trail. This year, banners are being added in the downtown area to honor the Purple Heart recipients. The Town of Davie appreciates the sacrifices that our Purple Heart recipients have made in defending our freedom, […]

by · May 24, 2015 · Broward County, Consumer, News Release
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What’s in a name: Noah and Emma Top Social Security’s 2014 List of Most Popular Baby Names

By EyesOnNews.com, May 8, 2015 – Emma and Noah are America’s most popular baby names for 2014.  Emma returns to the top spot she held in 2008 and hangs out in first place with Noah.  There are a few new names in the top 10 this year—James (a former #1 from the ‘40s and ‘50s) on the blue side and Charlotte on the pink side, her first time ever in the top 10.  Makes you wonder if the Duke & Duchess […]

Edge4Vets Gives Miami Vets An Edge For A Job At MIA

Edge4Vets Gives Miami Vets An Edge For A Job At MIA

Edge4Vets, a national jobs prep program for veterans, is joining forces with employers at Miami International Airport to prepare Miami veterans for aviation jobs at MIA with a resiliency workshop on May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is being sponsored by Carnival Corp and will be hosted by the Miami-Dade Aviation Department in the airport’s North Terminal D Fourth Floor Auditorium. Offered by the Human Resiliency Institute at Fordham University, Edge4Vets teaches veterans how to translate […]

“Miley” returned to the sea (Video)

“Miley” returned to the sea (Video)

By FloridaKeysNewsBureau For EyesOnNews.com, May 3, 2015 – ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys — A rehabilitated, sub adult loggerhead sea turtle named after pop singer Miley Cyrus was released off the Florida Keys Saturday after convalescing at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital. “Miley,” was discovered floating off the Upper Florida Keys in early March. The rescuers who found her noticed the turtle’s rear end was gyrating and dubbed her “Miley,” for Miley Cyrus’ expressive dance moves she once coined “twerking.” The 120-pound reptile […]

Meet the Author of “Managing Bubbie”

Meet the Author of “Managing Bubbie”

Managing Bubbie Meet the Author Russel Lazega   Lea Lazega was larger than life. A strong, independent and fearless woman who survived Poland’s ghettos, the bleakness of the Holocaust and fleeing war torn Europe by not following the crowd.  Fast forward fifty years and her now-American family must struggle with how to manage a woman who time and again eluded catastrophe by refusing to be told what to do. “Everyone who knew her said her life and her experiences had […]

Some places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Some places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, cocktail gurus at Miami’s hottest restaurants and bars, as well as premium tequila producer Casa Dragones, are offering up their most popular tequila cocktail recipes for at-home enjoyment.             THE RUM LINE AT LOEWS MIAMI BEACH  Kick off the fiesta at the Caribbean-inspired al fresco bar, The Rum Line, as it welcomes Manhattan’s gourmet Mexican eatery, El Toro Blanco, to Miami for an exclusive […]

by · April 29, 2015 · Food, News Release
Billy Idol to perform at the Hard Rock in September

Billy Idol to perform at the Hard Rock in September

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (April 27, 2015) – Rock icon BILLY IDOL will bring his 2015 North American tour to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Monday, September 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 1 at 10 a.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning Thursday, April 30 at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook, Twitter and Google+ pages Idol’s show in Hollywood, Fla., is amongst the latest to be […]

May happenings at Tongue & Cheek Restaurant

May happenings at Tongue & Cheek Restaurant

Tongue & Cheeks’ 2nd Annual Kentucky Derby Party Saturday, May 2nd @ 5 pm   Watch the races live while enjoying Happy Hour specials and derby drinks including Woodford Reserve Kentucky Coladas & Kaffir Lime Mint Juleps. In homage of the derby, Tongue & Cheek’s daily “family menu” will include Kentucky Hot Browns and Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie. Don’t forget to dress in theme! A contest for women’s best hat and best dressed man will award two guests “dinner for […]

by · April 27, 2015 · Events, Food, Miami-Dade County, News Release
Guess, More Or Less, How Many Stolen Items Fit Under One Dress? (Video)

Guess, More Or Less, How Many Stolen Items Fit Under One Dress? (Video)

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, April 25, 2015 – Broward Sheriff’s deputies need your help in identifying a man and woman who stole over a thousand dollars of computer merchandise from a Weston Radio Shack. The woman can be clearly seen stuffing several large boxes of components into a hidden bag under her dress.  Here’s the BSO release: A woman in a floral dress walked into a Weston Radio Shack recently, calmly slipped several computer components into her skirt and […]

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Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show

COCONUT CREEK, Fla.  – Las Vegas headliners and Australia’s top selling pop vocal group, Human Nature, will be bringing the sounds of Motown to The Pavilion in Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Sunday, August 9, at 7 p.m. Tickets priced at $45/$65/$80 are on sale now via Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 1-800-653-8000. Comprised of brothers Andrew and Mike Tierney, as well as Phil Burton and Toby Allen, the quartet will be accompanied by their seven-piece band, […]

South Florida’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry

South Florida’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry

Miami, FL – Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated 2015 edition event, South Florida’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry, the area’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to ending childhood hunger. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 7 to 10 PM in the gorgeously-renovated Loews Miami Beach. Guests can participate in silent auctions, sip and sample gourmet creations from over 50 of south Florida’s top chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists to benefit […]