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The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center: a secret weapon for saving our beaches

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center: a secret weapon for saving our beaches

Alma Martinez, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018


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For years, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center (MSDBNC) has been educating the future generations on the importance of ocean conservation. Located in the heart of Biscayne Bay near Miami Seaquarium and founded by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, a conservationist who advocated against th...

Ironside: A hidden gem worth the trip

Ironside: A hidden gem worth the trip

Isabella Villarroel, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018


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With its original iron framed doors, Ironside stands in the very same walls that accommodated an old iron factory situated along the railroad running across the historic neighborhood of Palm Grove. This diverse and artsy urban center for tourists and locals alike is home to approximately 70 luxury inde...

Shipped in Sushi

Shipped in Sushi

Alma Martinez, highlights contributor

September 18, 2018


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For many, having their dinner arrive on a miniature Japanese fishing boat may not have made it onto their bucket list; however, Sushy Lucy’s floating boats are definitely worth saving a spot. Though the fluorescent lights and hole-in-the-wall feel may not look like much from the outside, diml...

Sit Back, Relax, and Play

Sit Back, Relax, and Play

Thomas Morcillo, highlights contributor

August 22, 2018


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Nestled in a nondescript shopping center past  Florida International University’s (FIU) Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Mac and Chess offers a different type of dining experience centered around enjoying time with friends and family. For $5, the self-described “board game cafe,” located at 12486 ...

Fireman Derek’s Pies are on Fire!

Fireman Derek’s Pies are on Fire!

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

May 1, 2018


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Located in the heart of Wynwood, Fireman Derek’s colorful, brick building with “Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop & Cafe” carefully hand-painted across the front, blends in with Wynwood’s infamous graffitied walls and artsy dynamic. From across the street, a flashing neon sign of a red fireman prot...

The European Corner Brings Venezuelan Treats

The European Corner Brings Venezuelan Treats

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

February 14, 2018


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Even before entering the locale, the scent of baking bread, cachitos and tequeños sifts through the air. The mouth-watering tastes of Latin-American treats lie within. Located just a few blocks from Sunset Place at 5889 SW 73rd St., European Corner Miami is a local bakery and restaurant that has been open since 1993.

Taiyaki Takes Over Miami

Taiyaki Takes Over Miami

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

January 18, 2018


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Taiyaki NYC brings a classic Japanese treat to the U.S. and combines it with soft-serve ice cream for the perfect combination.

Plomo’s Serves Up Authentic Tacos

Plomo’s Serves Up Authentic Tacos

Sophia Heilman, highlights contributor

October 29, 2017


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Located on 230 Miracle Mile is a small Mexican restaurant and tequila bar. Owned by Eleftherios Kraounakis, who moved to Miami from Greece to start a restaurant business. Open seven days a week, Plomo’s Taco Bar, or Plomo’s for short, is a hot spot for food and good hospitality. Established just thre...

Boca’s House: Milkshakes Through the Roof

Boca’s House: Milkshakes Through the Roof

Sara Saliamonas, highlights contributor

October 4, 2017


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Boca’s House serves milkshakes stacked high with a variety of desserts.

Reading Florida’s Past

Reading Florida’s Past

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

September 24, 2017


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Old black and white pictures of Miami line the walls of the fused Florida and Genealogy Collection and books and newspapers that have the highest demand are showcased throughout the collection. The collection is available in the main library located in Downtown and is home to one of the biggest achi...

Janette & Co. Macarons Galore

Janette & Co. Macarons Galore

Mathilde Requier, highlights contributor

September 22, 2017


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Right across the Hillstone restaurant lies a quaint shop that hides a Parisian heaven. Janette & Co. Macaron and French Pastries offers a gateway to the French paradise of sugary pastries. It serves up delectable treats that please both the eyes and the taste buds of its beholder. Offering a mul...

5 Fast Food Restaurants to Change Your Life

5 Fast Food Restaurants to Change Your Life

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

February 26, 2016


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In the fast paced world that we live in it is usually hard to eat healthy, especially as busy high school students. Most students opt for quick, ready-made foods that usually end up being unhealthy. As most know, eating healthy is highly important and can be the difference between feeling lively and...

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