Maria de Los Angeles
Miami native Maria de los Angeles currently journeys in northern latitudes but is a correspondent for the Magic City. A community advocate, she pens stories about art, culture, good folks doing good things, women's issues, and only-in-Miami moments.
8 months ago | Politics
Locos por Juana, a beloved Miami-based Grammy- and Latin Grammy-nominated bilingual Latin alternative fusion band, has teamed up with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Milcho to develop the #WeDreamAmerica campaign, whi...
8 months ago | Stage
The original series is coming back to life at the Arsht Center in May 2018 as the stage adaptation ¿Qué Pasa, U.S.A.? Today... 40 Years Later, produced by Nelson Albareda, CEO of Loud and Live. The Cuban-American Grammy- and Latin Grammy-winning p...
8 months ago | History
Earlier this year, baseball fan Abel Sanchez approached New Times about his fundraiser for a historical marker to commemorate the glory days of Miami Stadium, an architecturally significant structure built in 1949 that was razed in 2001 to make wa...
9 months ago | Sports
Michelle Abbs knows firsthand how important female coaches can be. Abbs was a promising swimmer growing up in Michigan but quit the sport in high school after a male coach discouraged her. She still occasionally participates in triathlons but wond...
9 months ago | Film and TV
Author Roben Farzad told stories of Miami’s cocaine-fueled past in his recently published Hotel Scarface: Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami. The book centers on Coconut Grove’s Mutiny Hotel, Miami’s epicenter of drug deali...
9 months ago | Culture
De Vries clearly remembers spending their two-hour date warding off Weinstein's advances. “I kept taking his hands off my legs,” she recalls.