Launched in 2011, The O, Miami Poetry Festival set out to bridge the gap between contemporary poetry and the Greater Miami audience. "Contemporary poetry is so diverse, fascinating and dynamic" said P. Scott Cunningham, founder and director of The University of Wynwood which produces the biannual po ... More >>
When we first heard the locavore manifesto to eat organic produce as it's seasonally available from local producers to improve your health and boost the local economy it seemed to make sense. Then we investigated the community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs across Miami and realized how expens ... More >>
Lee & Marie's Cakery is a name you've likely never heard of before, but this beauty of a bakeshop will open its doors to the public tomorrow morning at 7 a.m.
There, you can grab your favorite Panther Coffee beverage before work, perhaps a scone or two for breakfast, oh, and all the while you'd ... More >>
It's hard to believe after ATV crashes and poop smeared squad cars, but Miami law enforcement hit a new low on Tuesday.That's when cops discovered off-duty Miami-Dade police officer Fernando Villa passed out in his own patrol car as it idled in an intersection in West Kendall.The worst part wasn' ... More >>
Jeannetti gets up close and personal with his food.Yesterday, we chatted with the guy we affectionately referred to as Chef Green Jeans, Essensia's Frank Jeannetti. Click here to read the first part of this interview.You claim your restaurant is organic but, really, with the incredibly high cost ... More >>
Jeannetti knows his beans. And fruits. And veggies. And meats...Frank Jeannetti's name may not come up when people talk about the most recognizable chefs in Miami, but it should. One look over his resume would clue anyone in on the fact that this guy has really established himself here after b ... More >>
Michelle NemethPickers collect these tickets for each crate they fill with usable green beans, about 30 pounds. Each ticket is good for $3.50.Last year, Janine Zeitlin wrote an article for New Times called "Ignored and Cheated: Farm Workers Earn Nada in America's Greenbean Capital."Yesterday, a S ... More >>
Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.