Nicole Lopez-Alvar is a contributing writer for Miami New Times who loves food. A Miami native, Nicole attended Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Coconut Grove and later graduated from the University of Miami.
3 years ago | Environmental
With only a pair of gloves, bug spray, a GoPro camera, and industrial-strength garbage bags, 31-year-old Andrew Otazo has picked up more than 2,000 pounds of trash from the mangroves of Bear Cut Preserve in Crandon Park. And with his videos garner...
3 years ago | Film and TV
At this one-night-only event, watch short films produced by Borscht Corporation, mingle with local filmmakers, and bid on auctioned artworks for less than the price of a movie ticket and popcorn.
3 years ago | Culture
"Fyre Festival still did what it was meaning to accomplish, even without existing. That’s why they went, that’s how it was advertised, and that’s what they did, even though it didn’t work out.”
4 years ago | Theater
Where else but Miami could you see a famous Venezuelan actress star in a musical written in Spanish by a Venezuelan playwright, about the life of a world-renowned French cabaret singer? From July 20 to August 6, audiences will be able to experienc...
4 years ago | Culture
From the moment you walk through the doors of the newly renovated Overtown Performing Arts Center (OPAC) on NW Third Avenue, you immediately sense you are walking into an entertainment space unlike any other. There’s a good reason why — it was onc...