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International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Typhoon Haiyan Benefit Planned at the Local House Tonight

    Though the Philippine Islands are about a 22-hour flight from Miami, South Floridians can surely empathize with the people of the area. After all, we are acutely aware of the deadly force of a monster storm, as evidenced by our experience with Hurricane Andrew.

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    April 15, 2011

    Get Your Geisha On at Blue Martini

    She's in a very zen place...​Blue Martini Brickell is inviting you to paint your face, put on a kimono and go Geisha tonight and tomorrow as the lounge turns into Geisha House to benefit the American Red Cross, South Florida Region. During Blue Martini's Happy Hour from 4 to 8 p.m. today, y ... More >>

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    April 11, 2011

    South Florida DJs Love Japan at North Hollywood Beach Park This Sunday

    ​We don't need to remind you of the terrible ordeals currently facing the nation of Japan. The March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami destroyed large sections of the island's northeastern coast, leaving tens of thousands dead or missing. And as if that wasn't catastrophic enough, workers are s ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Pop-Up Fundraiser For Japan Features Food Trucks, Open Bar

    Tokyo in happier times​Miami's first pop-up fundraiser, "For Japan: A Donation Rally" at the Moore Building will feature food, entertainment and an open bar. All monies raised will benefit the American Red Cross International Relief Fund's efforts in Japan. The event is tomorrow, March 31, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    The Overthrow's Ivory Tower at the 1111 Building, March 23

    ​After this initially funny article in the New York Times, parties continue to roll on in South Beach at World's Fanciest Parking Garage -- i.e. the Herzog & de Meuron-designed 1111 building at the corner of Lincoln and Alton Roads. To be fair, for a parking garage, it's pretty beautiful.Yeste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Susser Leads Charity Dinners For Japan

    The charitable Chef Susser​Chef Allen Susser is rallying chefs to come together for a series of fund-raising dinners to help those in Japan."Calling ourselves 'Culinary Messengers' we've banded together to raise money for Japan and hope that you'll join us," writes Susser in an email to fellow cul ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010
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    March 22, 2010

    Retired Miami Beach Lifeguard Has the Goods, Now He Needs a Ride to Haiti

    Michael F. McElroy/ZUMA​Old hippie lifeguard turned hero for Haiti Jim Goodnow pops open the side of an ambulance, where he's been sleeping for the past two months. "Let's see what's behind door number one!" the ponytailed 70-year-old hollers. Inside, it looks like the Grateful Dead decided to run ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Around Town This Weekend

    Creative Commons​Grab the weekend by its horns and ride till Monday.Friday    Tonight, Chicago's Casiotone for the Painfully Alone (whose moving, lo-fi sound has been described as "bedroom-synth") will play at Bar, the newly reopened, former Max Fish/PS14 space. Need more convincing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Still Grieving, Hundreds of Haitians Apply for TPS

    American Red CrossAmerican Red Cross volunteers attend to earthquake survivors.​Kerlyne Paraison helplessly saw the drama unfolding on television the way one watches a loved one flat-line through a hospital window. The 26-year-old Haitian had lived in Port-au-Prince until just two years ago. When ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Haiti Mizik Relief, This Weekend at Bayfront Park

    If you've been paying attention to the news--and it's almost impossible not to at a time like this--you've no doubt witnessed the horrors our poor Caribbean neighbors in Haiti have endured since a major earthquake registering 7.0 on the Richter mag scale all but obliterated the small impoverished co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    New Times Broward-Palm Beach Haiti Benefit Event on Saturday at Bierbrunnen

    ​Suck down as much beer as you can at the Bierbrunnen-New Times Help for Haiti event on Saturday, because half of the profits from sales of Corona, Heineken, and Miller will go to the American Red Cross. Gold Coast Beverage Distributors Inc. is donating the beer and New Times' Street Team will pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Donations to Haiti Aid Top $150 Million, Exceeding Katrina Figures

    Talia Frenkel​Including an unprecedented surge of text message donations, people have now contributed more than $150 million to earthquake relief in Haiti, according to figures released yesterday by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. That's five times the amount donated in the days immediately after t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Scenes from Little Haiti: Earthquakes and Beauty Parlors

    Courtesy of ECHO Haitians on the island dug through the rubble. ​Music was still blaring from store fronts. Stray dogs were still lumbering around. Women were still getting their hair done. And Maguet Thimotus turned down the stereo playing outside of his namesake record store on NE Second A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    We Want You to Give to Haiti Relief!

    ​Last night, South Florida's two top weekly newspapers (said modestly) Miami New Times and New Times Broward-Palm Beach donated $5,000 to Partners in Health (PIH), perhaps the most important charity in returning Haiti to normalcy after this week's monstrous earthquake.And we are cha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Haitian Consul: Worst Catastrophe in 200 Years

    Photo by Matthew Marek/American Red CrossYoung boy sits on the rubble after the devasting earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12.​Following Tuesday's 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, the Haitian Consulate here in Miami has been overwhelmed with phone calls from locals seeking information, advice,and supp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Silicon Beach: Twitter Hits Ground Running for Haiti Earthquake Relief

    ​Twitter proved a powerful communication tool when a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the island nation of Haiti yesterday afternoon, followed by a series of additional earthquakes well past midnight. Tweets began immediately after the first quake.Trending topics on Twitter this morning ab ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 1, 2009
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    December 15, 2008

    News Roundup

    Dodging this shoe was like the most awesome thing President Bush has done in years. It kind of makes you remember why so many Americans wanted to have a beer with him in the first place. [AFP]Myriam Marquez wrote this horribly mean thing about Charlie Crist's wedding, and failed to make even one gay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    On the List - L.A. Riots, GrooveJet, Earthdance and Mount Eerie

    We are seriously sorry for the previously omitted "On the List," but last weekend in our book qualified as a bust -- there was absolutely nothing worth doing. If you were smart, you picked up a book or something of educational value. There was also that darn Ike. Everyone was freaking out but it mis ... More >>

  • News

    September 11, 2008

    Heimlich Maneuvering

    Thousands of local schoolkids were taught a faulty lifesaving technique thanks to Manny Diaz.

  • Calendar

    September 6, 2007

    Swallow, Don’t Spit

    Get your mind out of the gutter! We’re talking about the wine fair

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    August 23, 2007

    The Yogi’s Revenge

    Stretch, flex, and help out the Red Cross

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    August 9, 2007
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    June 8, 2006

    Pearl of the Antilles

    The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4200 calories a day and a Koran

  • Film

    April 13, 2006

    Puff Piece

    Thank You for Smoking's satire falls short of incendiary

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    January 20, 2006
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    October 13, 2005
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    September 15, 2005
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    June 9, 2005
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    January 27, 2005
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    November 11, 2004
  • Music

    October 7, 2004
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    July 8, 2004

    Soaking It Up

    Wetter is better in the Gables

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    June 5, 2003

    Baby Saving

    Parents practice paramedics

  • News

    December 12, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of December 12, 2002

    Once upon a time there was this African-American surgeon...

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    Blood Money

    Every time you donate, it's money in the pockets of two South Florida companies. Big money.

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Live from Havana, It's Mesa Redonda!

    Thanks to one show, an unprecedented amount of foreign news is airing in Cuba -- but it ain't Nightline yet

  • Calendar

    October 25, 2001

    Dancing in the Light

    South Florida Dance for Life

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Catch It Live!

    The Monjees

  • Dining

    October 11, 2001
  • Dining

    February 8, 2001

    Side Dish

    Give and take

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    The Day Miami Stood Still

    January 1, 2000: County officials are hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. What about you?

  • Calendar

    October 31, 1996
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    August 25, 1995

    No Room at the Inn

    If you don't have a roof over your head before a hurricane, don't expect one during a hurricane, either

  • News

    September 15, 1993

    Man of Letters

    Bruce Gorcyca wants to warn everyone who may have been intimate with an HIV carrier. AIDS activists say there's nothing more deadly than the mail.

  • Music

    September 8, 1993

    Lost in the Flood

    Does it really matter if a few Miami rock bands volunteer to play live shows in an effort to help water-weary Iowans?

  • News

    March 31, 1993
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    September 9, 1992

    Oats From The Underground

    Relief officials weren't looking for Sarita Kainen's help, but they didn't have a whole lot of choice in the matter

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    February 26, 1992
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