Miami Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed free-standing specialty hospital exclusively for children. Founded in 1950, the not-for profit 289-bed hospital is world-renowned, with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in the 2012-13 rankings by U.S.News & Wor ... More >>
Psst... it's Friday. Before you let your imagination run wild with weekend plans that'll leave you with a fuzzy memory, huge headache, and an empty wallet, take a moment to realize that you can still have all that fun and save enough dolla bills to buy yourself a wad of cheese fries to help get ri ... More >>
A male student at Redland Middle School was airlifted to a hospital today after being shot around 2:30 this afternoon on school grounds by another student. According to Local 10, the boy was a sixth grader and was grazed in the leg by the bullet.
Free flapjacks flew from the kitchen yesterday at the International House of Pancakes on Bird Road, near the Palmetto Expressway. Every February, IHOP offers one day of free pancakes to benefit charity. Although the griddlecakes are gratis, donations are encouraged, and 100 percent of any ... More >>
Marco Rubio was campaigning with Mitt Romney in Central Florida on Saturday when he got the call that every parent fears: his 12-year-old daughter Amanda had been airlifted to Miami Children's Hospital after being involved in a golf cart accident.Luckily, Amanda has now been released from the hospit ... More >>
A six-month-old baby girl died yesterday after her father forgot she was in his car, and left her there all day. The unidentified father says he dropped an older sibling off at the Doral Academy Elementary school and then went about his day. He didn't remember that the baby was strapped in a baby se ... More >>
See also "DJ Laz Returns to Miami Radio" and "DJ Laz Talks Returning to Miami Radio: 'I'm Still Split 50/50, But My Girl Miami's Gettin' a Little Extra at Bedtime.'" Despite the fact that every Fourth of July since 1776 has been set aside for the celebration of America's independence from those col ... More >>
Today the International House of Pancakes will be giving a free short stack of pancakes to everybody in celebration of National Pancake Day and to support the Children's Miracle Network of Miami. A short stack is equal to three buttermilk pancakes. In return each guest will be asked for a small d ... More >>
Photo by Joni WilliamsExterior of the new Rusty Pelican.They may have kept the old name, but everything else at the Rusty Pelican is new. And there isn't a tiki in sight.The menu has been overhauled and now features trendy items like the ahi tuna taco, eel foie gras and duck-fat fried Australian ... More >>
We're not sure what kind of grown man gets into a heated public argument with a random 12-year-old boy. We're certainly not sure what kind of man then decides it's a good idea to end the argument by pulling out a knife and stabbing the child. All we know is that kind of man is now apparently on t ... More >>
Lee Willie DeJesus, a 25-year-old father from Homestead, was put behind bars last August after allegedly killing his two-year-old son during "boxing lessons". He spent the rest of his life there. On Saturday DeJesus was found hanging from his own bed sheets at the Miami-Dade jail.
Sholter and Collins have been charged with child neglect. Vincent Paul Collins, 25, and Savanah Lynn Sholter, 21, have been arrested after authorities found their two-year-old son abandoned in a Hialeah motel room surrounded by his own filth and a dead animal, and weighing only 15 pounds. The pai ... More >>
Heart-shaped sandwich cookies from Cookie CoutureDon't be that guy (or girl) who settles for any of these unforgivable last-minute Walgreens candies (or, worse, a teddy bear holding a heart.) If you're reading this blog, chances are you have particular culinary taste -- and probably so does your ... More >>
Enrique "Kiki" Alard, arrested after allegedly seducing a child on Craigslist.The Gourmet Food Truck Association promised to bring order and profit to the local fledgling mobile grub scene. In December, it partnered with the Miami Children's Hospital to hold a food truck rally and toy drive in So ... More >>
Marco Rubio talks a lot about fiscal responsibility and his ideas to save the economy. He also talks a lot about the national debt and ways to balance the budget. So you'd think the guy would have his own finances in order. Not true. Today, The Wall Street Journal singles Rubio out as one of the can ... More >>
DJ Craze (photo by David "Dro" Rosario)-- So it seems that Rick Ross has walked himself into another beef situation. After self-proclaiming victory with 50 Cent, it now seems that Mr. Rozay is aiming his sights towards labelmate and frequent collaborator (via DJ Khaled) Young Jeezy. This all ste ... More >>
In today's roundup of horrible things: one toddler is dead after his father told police that a boxing lesson went bad and neglected to call 911, another toddler is recovering from a gunshot wound, a mother is charged with beating her four kids with extension cords, and another Florida panther is ... More >>
Imogen HeapThe Fillmore Miami BeachWednesday, June 2, 2010Better Than: Having tea at the lady's place.The Review:The Fillmore Miami Beach could have been called, well, the Imogen Heap last night. It wasn't so much that the British chanteuse owned the room (though, in an odd way, she did do that t ... More >>
What is the deal with all this baby-related violence down in Homestead lately? Now a women is behind bars after she tried to snatch a one-month-old from its mother outside a medical center.Twenty-five-year-old Shalese Nicole Mostiller is behind bars after attempting to abduct the child. She sprayed ... More >>
If there are any great truths in this crazy world of ours, things that most of humanity can agree upon, one of them is that babies are for hugging and kissing, not beating. Sadly a mother in Homestead has been arrested for severely beating her 7-month-old child.The incident happened last night, arou ... More >>
You have to be pretty cold-hearted to hit a pedestrian with a vehicle and speed off, but to hit a little girl and not stay at the scene? Wow. Two-year-old Natalie Garcia was walking with her teenage sister on a sidewalk in Southwest Miami-Dade when an SUV jumped the curb and hit her.A witness tra ... More >>
WikicommonsIf you come, they will save itThe battle to save the liveability of Miami-Dade County continues tonight.If you haven't heard, the Mayor's office has proposed $11 million in cuts to the county's arts programming budget, which would put roughly 400 arts organizations out of business.Miam ... More >>
LocalOnce-great writer visits once-great newsroom. [Herald]The death of two infants in March at Miami Children's Hospital is being blamed on bad plumbing that spread a virus. [NBCMiami]More poll numbers confirm what everyone knows: There is a snowball's chance in Hell that Marco Rubio is going to wi ... More >>
News5 people were shot outside a Miami Gardens night club, but it seems all will recover. [UPI]Is there anything left to cut? McClatchy, The Herald's parent company, plans to eliminate another 1600 jobs company wide. That's 15% of its remaining work force. [Bloomberg]All these recent cases of Medica ... More >>
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