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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

Are you prepared? The International Hurricane Research Center and the Miami-Dade County Emergency Management Department joined forces with the Miami Science Museum to deliver a full day of activities and informative speakers. Paige Bresky spent some time with the experts and we learned how to best protect ourselves, our houses, and our pets. Living in South Florida we are all aware of the damage hurricanes can do but with the proper planning lives can be saved. A basic emergency supply […]

by · August 26, 2015 · Featured, Weather
Miami Spice 2015

Miami Spice 2015

Miami Spice is in full swing with the offer of prix-fixe lunches and dinners at some of our finest restaurants at the reduced price of $23 for lunch and $39 for dinner. The offer, which runs from August 1 through September 30, is designed to encourage both tourists and locals to explore new restaurants with some value deals. The promotion also helps many restaurants get through Miami’s summer slump, where restaurant attendance drops off as tourist dollars are spent in […]

by · August 10, 2015 · Food, Lifestyle
O’Neil Delapenha as Iskinder, Kevin A. Walton as Dwight, and Christian Vandepas as Aaron Feldman in Ground Up & Rising’s The Recommendation

The Recommendation Satisfies In Its Subtleties At Ground Up

By Michelle F. Solomon, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, July 1, 2015 – Miami’s Ground Up & Rising production of Jonathan Caren’s The Recommendation is compelling on so many levels. Yet, what makes it so formidable doesn’t have much to do with the actors on stage; it’s more about what happens in between the lines. Playwright Caren’s engaging script about promises and betrayals, secrets and lies, the privileged and the not-so privileged, and what we all do to get ahead no matter […]

by · July 1, 2015 · Consumer, Entertainment, Featured, Theater
Restaurants in New Orleans

Restaurants in New Orleans

Compère Lapin: New Orleans Warehouse District’s newest restaurant offers up simplicity with the power of pure flavors. Compère Lapin’s philosophy is to make dishes that remind one of home while transporting one to somewhere new. Executing the restaurant’s beverage program are award-winning mixologist, Ricky Gomez, formerly of Cure and Abigail Gullo of Sobou and Eater NOLA’s “Bartender of the Year 2014.” The talented duo’s well-rounded knowledge of cocktail making and Chef Nina Compton’s St. Lucian background play a major influence with […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Food
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Money talk: UGA study to examine complexities of couples’ financial communication

By HealthCanal , June 29, 2015Athens, Ga. – Cited as one of the most common contributors to couple stress and conflict, disagreements about money use in the household is leading researchers at the University of Georgia to learn more about couples’ financial communication. Researchers within the College of Family and Consumer Sciences are currently recruiting additional participants for a study designed to better understand how couples seeking financial counseling services experience and respond to questions, conflicts and shared goals about money […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, Relationship
2009 Freedom Swim in Punta Gorda, (Photo courtesy Sun Herald)

2015 Charlotte Harbor Freedom Swim: Cool 4th of July ‘happening’

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 29, 2015 – PUNTA GORDA — It started small and spontaneous. Twenty four years ago, Punta Gorda attorney Michael Haymans and some friends decided to celebrate the Fourth of July by swimming the 1.5 mile distance across the Peace River. They weren’t athletes in training; they had heard stories about how in the 1940s, swimming across the river was a rite of passage for teens. They had a good time, they told their friends, and […]

Roger Stone

Libertarian Opens Campaign For U. S. Senate

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 29, 2015 –  Veteran political consultant Roger Stone’s Libertarian campaign for U. S. Senate is slowly getting underway. Stone opened an exploratory committee (below) in Hallandale Beach earlier this month. Stone was a well-known Republican operative and political trickster since the Watergate era. He also had a key role in the 2012 campaign of Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. In recent years, Stone decided the GOP was on the wrong path and became a […]

by · June 29, 2015 · BrowardBeat.com, News, Politics
How to tell which of your apps are using up the most data

How to tell which of your apps are using up the most data

BY ANTONIO VILLAS-BOAS, Business Insider, June 28, 2015  – You may purchase phone plans with more than enough data to cover things like casual web surfing and streaming the occasional song. But you may not realize that browsing Facebook could be a big hit against your data plan too. According to Cisco’s online VNI Services Gauge Tool, one hour of browsing through social media can use up 90 megabytes, which is more than twice the amount of data that streaming music uses in the standard […]

by · June 28, 2015 · Consumer, Technology
Shaq’s $2,500 Fund Raiser For Broward’s Sheriff

Shaq’s $2,500 Fund Raiser For Broward’s Sheriff

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 28, 2015 – Broward Sheriff Scott Israel has some high profile friends. Late last year, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler co-hosted a re-election fund raiser for Israel. The connection was Richie Supra, the former Aerosmith guitarist who now lives in Plantation and who performed at Israel’s swearing in ceremony. Aerosmith fans paid $1,000-a-head to mix with Tyler, Supra….and Israel. Now another friend of the sheriff’s, retired basketball star Shaquelle O’Neal, is headlining a $2,500-per-person fundraiser […]

Sarah Ashley, Molly Anne Ross and Malia Nicolini as The Andrews Sisters in Sisters of Swing / Photo by Dan Kelley

The Andrews Sisters Harmonize Stage Door’s Sisters Of Swing

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 24, 2015 – Harmony. When it’s sung well, a warm visceral sense of well-being and balance missing from much of human interaction just envelops the lucky listeners. The three actresses impersonating The Andrews Sisters in Broward Stage Door’s jukebox bio-musical Sisters of Swing don’t especially look like the real-life trio and when they sing solos, they don’t sound precisely like inimitable tones of Maxene, LaVerne or Patty. But when Sara Ashley, Malia Nicolini […]

Research Team Identifies 33 Genes That Contribute to Autism Risk

Research Team Identifies 33 Genes That Contribute to Autism Risk

By Shilo Rea, HealthCanal.com, June 24, 2015 – PITTSBURGH—The list of genes identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by deep DNA sequencing has expanded from nine to 33, according to a new study by an international research team led by the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC), including Carnegie Mellon University’s Kathryn Roeder (right) and the University of Pittsburgh’s Bernie Devlin (left). Published today in Nature, the study examined data on several types of rare, genetic differences in more than 14,000 DNA samples from […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Featured, Health, Medical, News
The New Guinea flatworm in New Caledonia. Scale is in centimeters. CLAIRE GOIRAN

Invasive New Guinea Flatworm Has Made Its Way to Florida

BY DOUGLAS MAIN, Newsweek, June 24, 2015 – Researchers from around the world reported findings of flatworms in the new areas, after which they sent photographs and DNA samples to Justine in Paris for his confirmation. The flatworm (Platydemus manokwari) has few natural predators outside of New Guinea, and it likely will have no predators in the United States, Justine says. It gobbles up soil-dwelling invertebrates like snails, which could have a big impact on the environment. “It will not make […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Animals, Consumer, Environmental, News