From high above Biscayne Boulevard, Frank Steslow peers down into what looks like the world's largest punch bowl. Grown men crawl like insects inside the massive martini-glass-shaped structure. Rebar pokes out at odd angles. Construction cranes swirl. Concrete settles into place. Steslow is showing ... More >>
For generations of children in Miami-Dade and across the country Jack Horkheimer was their guide to the cosmos. The Miami Science Museum mainstay and host of the WPBT-produced Star Gazer passed on in August of last year, but the Miami PBS station has announced that new co-hosts Dean Regas and Jam ... More >>
courtesy of Vasko JontschevJack Horkheimer dressed as a pink elephant for a Pink Floyd laser show in 1991.For 44 years, Jack Horkheimer was the face of the Miami Museum of Science and Planetarium. With his quirky five-minute Star Gazer spots on WPBT2, he was also an avuncular TV host beloved by c ... More >>
WPBT2Jack Horkheimer died in 2010, but a battle over his will is just beginningKnown as "The Star Gazer," local astronomer and TV host Jack Horkheimer convinced millions of Americans every week to "keep looking up" at the night sky. As director of the Miami Museum of Science and Space Transit Pla ... More >>
Jack Horkheimer: Star Gazer will be going into it's fifth decade on the air since debuting in the '70s. That's quite a feat for any TV show, but the new year might be extra special for the locally produced TV show which airs on public television stations internationally hosted by Horkheimer, the dir ... More >>
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