Christian Portilla is passionate about people and her city. She covers community, culture, and lifestyle in Miami and abroad. Follow her work on roamfreewrites.com.
19 days ago | Culture
This Saturday, October 6, Dominican designer Tony Peralta of the Peralta Project and brand creator Jose Morales of Apt.78, in partnership with Cerveza Presidente, the official beer of the Dominican Republic, will host their pop-up version of a col...
1 month ago | Comedy
Kathy Griffin is not letting the world dismiss her. If anything, she's having the last laugh. Griffin became a viral sensation last year after posting a photo of herself holding what looked like the bloody severed head of President Donald Trump. T...
2 months ago | Interviews
Sylvan LaCue thinks it's time Florida men had their time to shine — not for WorldStarHipHop fame, but for talent, grit, and determination in a place that rarely offers an opportunity for rap artists to succeed on a Los Angeles or New York scale. L...
2 months ago | Technology
Valerie Lopez remembers winning the most important competition of her life like it was yesterday. "It was one of the most nervous moments I've experienced. It was a high stage and purple lighting. You look up, and you see all these people star...
2 months ago | Concerts
Ozuna's sophomore album, Aura, dropped last week, and Latinos everywhere got their perreo on to the sweet melodies of the Boricua-Dominican artist. The 19-track album has been in the works for the past year and includes a bonus track that Ozuna sa...
2 months ago | Lifestyle
Brittany Valdes' voice cracks with emotion when she talks about We Are Boss Mom. She takes a deep breath and, holding back tears, describes the impact the community of working mothers has had on her and her creative partner Ashley Sixto-Artidiello...