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2012 Stories by Vanessa Martin

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  • Smells Like Teen Spirit

    published December 27, 2012

    These days, it seems like teenagers are taking over the world, one bad haircut at a time. But beneath the acne and bad posture are minds and... More >>

  • Find Your Religion

    published December 20, 2012

    The 25th is as good a day as any to get in touch with your spiritual side. The Kabbalah Center of Miami (2725 NE 163rd St., North Miami) is... More >>

  • X-Mas for The Rest of Us

    published December 20, 2012

    Jewish Community Volunteer Day: The Greater Miami Jewish Federation (4200 Biscayne Blvd., Miami) has a slew of volunteer events lined up... More >>

  • Warm Your Cold Heart

    published December 13, 2012

    Every winter, cold-blooded Miamians go seriously loco. Just a slight drop in temperature prompts the masses to reach for their North Face puffer... More >>

  • Gobble Gobble

    published November 22, 2012

    Slaving away in the kitchen and being cooped up in a house full of rowdy relatives is not everyone’s idea of fun. If you’re up for a... More >>

  • Hot to Trot

    published November 22, 2012

    The average Thanksgiving meal equals a whopping 3,000 calories. Thankfully, you can offset at least a piece of pumpkin pie at Run Miami’s... More >>

  • No Scotty Required

    published November 1, 2012

    This upcoming weekend is the weekend. You know, as in the weekend wherein all your Halloween costume ideas and planning from the last month (or 24... More >>

  • A Horror Show

    published October 25, 2012

    Cheesy carnival rides and gimmicky acts aside, House of Horror amusement park at Miami International Mall (1455 NW 107th Ave., Doral) ranks... More >>

  • Boo Who?

    published October 25, 2012

    Dr. Wilde's Screamatorium at Zoo Miami (12400 SW 152nd St., Miami) is where all types of phobias derive. Expect legitimate scares from the... More >>

  • Lady Ballers Unite

    published September 27, 2012

    It’s hard to meet a girl to take home to Mama, especially if you’re a girl who likes girls. Gay clubs and lesbian bars are fun and... More >>

  • The Kids Are All Right

    published September 20, 2012

    We were all teenagers once. So we can all relate to a time we felt ignored, undervalued, unappreciated — and we can all remember making... More >>

  • Physics, Schmysics

    published September 13, 2012

    This Wednesday, Leo, a solo show featuring a gravity-defying performance by acrobat Tobias Wegner, takes the stage at the Colony... More >>

  • Swirl, Sip, Repeat

    published August 30, 2012

    Since the dawn of time, alcohol has helped historical figures make their decisions — for better or worse. The Ancient Greeks, monarchs,... More >>

  • Going and Going and Going

    published August 23, 2012

    Harry Lynch’s new docudrama, Switch, will teach us a thing or two about energy conservation, and not the kind we wish we had... More >>

  • Rock for Bacchus

    published August 16, 2012

    This weekend at Wynwood's monthly Art Walk, you'll be able to drink, be merry, and be surrounded by great art. The difference this month? You can... More >>

  • Girls, Skates, and Scrapes

    published August 16, 2012

    Girls on roller skates. Doesn't that sound sweet? Add elbow pads, kneepads, helmets, fishnet stockings, and a couple of bruises for good measure,... More >>

  • Who Wants a Mustache Ride?

    published August 9, 2012

    Local comics converge on Lester's once every month to test their new material in an intimate environment. But that doesn't mean they're all... More >>

  • The Science of Laughter

    published August 9, 2012

    Don't be fooled by the location. MiaSci's state-of-the-art theatre is probably where some of the loudest laughs are heard in Miami. Comedy... More >>

  • Get Campy

    published August 2, 2012

    We can't help but like the sound of Camp Ricochet. It reminds us of summers spent by the campfire making s'mores, only here you don't have... More >>

  • Born in the USA (or Not)

    published June 28, 2012

    If the Grove is your neighborhood of choice, we say good going! The July 4th Celebration and Fireworks at Peacock Park (2820 McFarlane... More >>

  • Born in the USA (or Not)

    published June 28, 2012

    Who doesn’t love a city skyline blazing with explosives? Celebrate the ol’ red, white, and blue at downtown Miami’s Bayfront... More >>

  • Born in the USA (or Not)

    published June 28, 2012

    Blues and jazz are among America’s greatest cultural achievements, and beginning at 6:30 p.m., the City of Miami Beach Fourth of July... More >>

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