This Week in South Florida Full Episode: January 29, 2023
On the latest episode of This Week in South Florida, host Glenna Milberg welcomes State Sen. Shevrin Jones, Miami-Dade Administrative Judge Nushin Sayfie, Pompano Beach High School students Ally Vagelos, Krystal Felix and Zoey Katz, and Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava.
This Week in South Florida Podcast: January 22, 2023
On the latest episode of the This Week in South Florida podcast, host Glenna Milberg welcomes Florida House Speaker Paul Renner, U.S. Rep. Jared Moskowitz, Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi, and former Virginia Key Beach Trust Chair N. Patrick Range II.
This Week in South Florida Full Episode: January 22, 2023
On the latest episode of This Week in South Florida, host Glenna Milberg welcomes Florida House Speaker Paul Renner, U.S. Rep. Jared Moskowitz, Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi, and former Virginia Key Beach Trust Chair N. Patrick Range II.
Food and Wine comes to Fort Lauderdale
Written By Frankie Rosso, Human Interest and Community Stories WriterThis past weekend Sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida presented us with a gem, the Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival hosted in the heart of Las Olas Beach on A1A Ocean Drive! As an impact artist it’s always my goal to invoke change from speaking on causes from the heart. Where else can you experience a live concert with bottomless food and drinks” said Corey Baker who attended the event in support of Alexander Star. With the perfect ideal 60-ish degree weather, Sunny South Florida felt like a brisk afternoon in San Diego California— a perfect culmination of sun rays and a light wind chill. And with it being Hosted right off the beach, the vibes were serene and all of the family-friendly elements made for an incredible event!thewestsidegazette.com
A dozen more Wawa stores planned for South Florida
Wawa, the popular convenience store and gas station chain, has a dozen new locations on the drawing boards for Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties as consumers continue to show a preference for the company's style of quick food services and retailing.sun-sentinel.com
This Week in South Florida Full Episode: January 15, 2023
On the latest episode of This Week in South Florida, host Glenna Milberg welcomes U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Brendan McPherson, Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Jose Dotres, Family Action Network Movement lead political advisor Paul Namphy, South Florida immigration attorney Willy Allen and Local 10 News' reporter Cody Weddle.
South Florida sponsor helping Venezuelan migrants with Biden parole program
As President Joe Biden announced the recent expansion of an immigration policy for migrants coming from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela, sponsors in South Florida are stepping up to help people who might not even know about the program.
South Florida doctor sentenced to prison for fraud related to unnecessary drug addiction tests, treatment
A Delray Beach doctor who served at over 50 substance abuse treatment facilities and laboratories across South Florida has been sentenced for conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud.sun-sentinel.com
Reaching the 40s? As arctic blast arrives, what to expect this weekend in South Florida
Starting Friday, a cold front of arctic air will roll over South Florida, causing temperatures to drop sharply over the weekend, giving South Floridians the opportunity to break out those sweaters, boots and ski jackets they’ve been eager to don.sun-sentinel.com
South Florida school districts respond to ChatGPT bans, as bot can complete work for students
New York City schools have recently banned access to ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence bot that has the ability to complete students’ work, and now South Florida school districts are looking into the issue.
WATCH: ‘Monster’ python crossing the road wows Everglades parkgoers. Some say it should have been run over.
These vacationers hopped out of their car for photos when they saw a huge invasive Burmese python at Everglades National Park. Some on social media say they should have run the snake over — but would that have been legal?sun-sentinel.com
Florida judge poised to consider lawsuit filed against DeSantis over Texas migrant flights
A Leon County circuit judge will hear arguments this week about whether he should toss out a lawsuit filed by a Sen. Jason Pizzo, D-North Miami Beach, after Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration flew about 50 migrants from Texas to Massachusetts in September.sun-sentinel.com
Multiple people wounded in shooting near Florida restaurant
Multiple people were wounded Thursday night in a shooting after an altercation outside a restaurant in south Florida, police said. It wasn’t immediately clear how many people were hit by gunfire, but the Miami Herald cited a law enforcement source saying as many as 10 people were wounded in the shooting outside a soul food restaurant in Miami Gardens. Investigators were looking into reports that a video was being shot at the restaurant, Miami Gardens Police Chief Delma Noel-Pratt said.news.yahoo.com
Electric vehicle makers bank on plugging into South Florida’s love affair with flashy cars
Luxury EVs have become status symbols, which means South Florida is a major market. There's hope that high-end sales will drive technology that will open up the entry-level market, as well as elevate the need for more changing stations on Florida highways.sun-sentinel.com
Giving back to the South Florida Community means so much to Chico The Virgo
Giving back to the South Florida Community means so much to Chico The Virgo, who has been an award-winning Radio On-Air Personality for 50 years. As a native of South Florida, Chico has done much work and provided services at no cost to support many causes. Creating the Sylvester Wesley Foundation 501(c) 3 is his way to give back to victims of Sickle Cell Anemia and the underserved in South Florida. And, during the holiday season of 2022, he wanted to give warm blankets and a hot breakfast to the Senior Citizens in Northwest Pompano Beach. The seasoned seniors received warm holiday blankets at the end of the event.thewestsidegazette.com
DeSantis administration launches investigation into holiday drag show
Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) on Wednesday announced it was investigating a holiday-themed drag show in South Florida. It said the department had received “multiple complaints” alleging a Dec. 26 performance of Drag Fans’ “A Drag Queen Christmas” was “sexually explicit” and “marketed to children.” “The Department is actively investigating this matter,…news.yahoo.com