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2013 Stories by Vanessa Martin

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  • Sun and Stars

    published December 26, 2013

    The Rising Son and Star Sisters, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the human growth and development of children, will host the Sounds of... More >>

  • All of The Lights

    published December 26, 2013

    It happens to you every year. Once you have finally begun to get settled into 2013 — boom --— another new year has snuck up on you.... More >>

  • Boom Boom Pow

    published December 26, 2013

    If you want to see fireworks without trekking to the beach, spend New Year’s Eve at Bayfront Park — arguably the best spot to... More >>

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    Fireman Derek Kaplan on Pumpkin Pie, Baking, and Opening a Retail Space

    published November 28, 2013

    For the holidays, why waste time baking a pumpkin pie when you can just buy one? We're not talking about a mass-produced puck from Publix.... More >>

  • Smarty Ponce

    published August 1, 2013

    When was the last time it snowed in Miami? In what type of natural region does the Everglades sit? Who is Julia Tuttle? Knowing the answers to... More >>

  • Get Star-Spangled Hammered

    published July 4, 2013

    This Thursday, America is turning 237 years old. It’s time to celebrate life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And of course, that... More >>

  • Trust the B's

    published June 27, 2013

    Miami locals have nearly year-round access to sun and sand, but strangely enough, some activities — like outdoor partying and barbecuing... More >>

  • Fathers and Flowers

    published June 13, 2013

    The way through Dad’s heart is through his stomach. Skip the crowded restaurants and treat the father figure in your life to a... More >>

  • Tennessee in Miami

    published June 6, 2013

    Key West is a tropical city known to inspire artists. It’s no wonder Ernest Hemingway made it his home. Born out of a spontaneous trip to... More >>

  • Aye Lassie

    published March 14, 2013

    The yearly block party at Brickell Irish Pub (1451 S. Miami Ave., Miami) is to Miami as SantaCon is to New York City. Sort of. Complete with a... More >>

  • Go Green

    published March 14, 2013

    With ten Irish Pubs within a five-mile radius, Brickell might as well change its name to Little Ireland. Fado Irish Pub (900 S. Miami Ave., Miami)... More >>

  • Luck O' the Irish

    published March 14, 2013

    In it’s 22nd year, the street fair at John Martin’s (253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables) stands as Miami’s original St.... More >>

  • A Fresh Start

    published February 21, 2013

    Big things are happening in Little Havana. Slowly but surely, artists are turning the neighborhood into a place where new art meets a longstanding... More >>

  • To Revive a Mockingbird

    published February 14, 2013

    Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is arguably the all-time greatest piece of American literature. Reading the book and watching the... More >>

  • Rhapsody in the City

    published February 7, 2013

    There is lots of sex going on in the Magic City, and having “Carrie Bradshaw” in town will only make it more official. Back before... More >>

  • The Sound of South Beach Music

    published January 24, 2013

    With balmy weather and few mosquitoes, January in Miami could be the most wonderful month to spend quality time outdoors. Throw in a blanket, a... More >>

  • Step Right Up

    published January 10, 2013

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is back in town, taking over the American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami) for 17 shows... More >>

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