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Earth Day

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    Animal Agriculture Is Destroying the Planet

    Today is Earth Day, 24 hours when we all pause to consider how best to reduce that nasty number known as our carbon footprint. But what to do? Should we all drive Smart Cars? Recycle our Bud Light cans? Set Miami's collective A/C at 80 degrees? Actually, going meatless is the best thing any of us c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Hidden Parks

    It's Earth Day, which at the very least means you should figure out some time to be outside and be one with nature today. Miami, of course, is the only major city sandwiched between two national parks (Everglades to the west, Biscayne to the east), but there's plenty of green space in between -- som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Five Eco-Friendly Food Products to Try in Honor of Earth Day

    Seriously, the way we treat Mother Earth could easily be considered elderly abuse. We've pillaged her precious resources, choked her water with plastic crap, and changed her climate via cattle waste. Ugh. But with Earth Day right around the corner, now is the time to show Mom we're not the worst of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2014
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    April 19, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    It's the weekend y'all! If the thought alone of these next two days doesn't want to make you get up, shred your papers, and do a victory dance, then maybe we should remind you of a few things. The Miami Heat made it to the playoffs (no shocker there), the Miami Marlins finally realized it was bas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Publix Seafood Practices Rank 19 of 20 Stores Analyzed, Greenpeace Says

    Wikimedia CCPublix seafood practices score a failing grade of 2.7 out of 10, according to the environmental group Greenpeace. A study by the organization's Carting Away the Oceans project (CATO) analyzed major grocers such as Target, Safeway, Whole Foods, and Winn-Dixie. Publix landed at 19 among th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2012

    Earth Day is Sunday: Area 31 Dedicates A Menu to Locally-Sourced Ingredients

    Earth Day is this coming Sunday, but today chefs at the seafood restaurant Area 31 at the Epic Hotel funnel their inner chi to a dedicated, limited-time only Earth Day menu with local ingredients. The menu was designed by chef Michael Riedt and and the idea behind it is to reduce overall energy co ... More >>

  • Film

    April 19, 2012
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    April 4, 2012

    Will Obama Throw Out the First Pitch Tonight? Five Better Ways to Inaugurate Marlins Stadium

    Two years ago, Barack Obama threw out the first pitch at the Washington National's stadium to inaugurate the 2010 MLB season. The Marlins haven't announced who will toss out the ceremonial first ball tonight. Could the president come running out of the brand-new bullpen?Today's White House schedule ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2012
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    April 22, 2011

    Oil Reportedly Washes Up on Key Biscayne

    ​Just a year after the BP oil disaster in the Gulf and just in time for Earth Day there are reports of oil washing up on the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne. Oil has also been spotted on the shores of John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Dania Beach.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    The Vanishing of the Bees Screening on Earth Day

    Eric TourneretHoneybees flying toward their hive​This Friday, April 22, is Earth Day. After you wipe the tree-planting dirt off your hands, you can relax with an eco-conscious dinner and movie event that will give you a buzz in more ways than one.Three local, earth-loving organizations join forces ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    72. Mac 'n' Cheese Pancake at CheeseMe Mobile

    As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to cafe@miaminewtimes.com. After the jump, find our other choices. ​72. Mac 'n' cheese pancake a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    73. Yum Yum and Earth Day Tacos at Nacho Bizness

    As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to cafe@miaminewtimes.com. After the jump, find our other choices. 73. Yum yum and Earth Day tacos at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Happy Recycle Day 2010

    US Army ​We bet a five-cent aluminum can refund that you didn't know it was national Recycling Day. Sure, this green-friendly holiday isn't as popular as other made-up ones like Valentine's Day or Halloween, and Google isn't commemorating the day with a doodle, but "recycles" is trending on Twitte ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    April 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    10 Ways To Live The Stereotypical South Beach Lifestyle A Bit More Eco-Friendly

    Last time a momentous occasion to bring awareness to eco-friendly causes came around we failed horribly, but for Earth Day we're trying to make it up to Miami Beach. About two months ago popular eco-blog Tree Hugger tore Miami Beach to shreds for its horrendous insistence on trying to make Mother Ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Earth Day News: Chick-N-Grill Goes Green In Miami Lakes

     The new Chick-N-Grill in Miami Lakes (15356 NW 79th Ct.) is the first restaurant in Miami to obtain a Green certification. The certifying oganization is the Green Restaurant Association, based in Boston, which advocates for environmental sustainability by promoting eco-friendly food service in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Give Us Freedom Over Bullshit Anyday

    Here's a video post in honor of Earth Day, which is tomorrow, Wednesday, April 22, 2009. The artist is Eloy Escagedo from Miami and the song talks about hippy shit like making love in a field of flowers. The video features a tie-dye chroma key background, fuckin awesome. The song is well written, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2008

    No Tree Left Behind

    The folks in charge of new construction at Miami-Dade County Public Schools need a lesson in community involvement. Had Chief Facilities Officer Jaime Torrens and Design Officer Victor Alonso consulted neighborhood homeowner groups in conceptualizing the expansion planned for Coral Way K-8 Center’ ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2008

    Fix The Green, Love The Green

    Get off your butt, you lazy environmentalists!

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2008

    Toast the Environment

    Earth Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate (or commiserate) with Mother Earth than by knocking back a few cocktails? Enter the Green Party. No, not that ranting, hippyish political wing of wingnut Ralph Nader's fantasies. This Green Party is held poolside on Friday nights at the Catal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007

    We're No. 327! We're No. 327!

    Last week Travel and Leisure magazine released the results of a nationwide survey ranking America's major cities in categories from diversity to style and worldliness. Miami was in the middle of the pack for most categories, but was number one for attractive people and clubbing. While our residents ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 19, 2007

    Go Shorty

    Party like it’s your Earth Day

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    April 20, 2006

    Give a Hoot

    Be kind to the Earth on her day

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