Kanye West brings ‘Sunday Service’ to downtown Miami
Kanye West sang with his choir during his Sunday Service Experience worship event at the Bayfront Park Amphitheatre in downtown Miami. “God is using us ... to show God is better than the devil,” West said during the event. Event organizers had a full truck with free pale yellow commemorative T-shirts and volunteers were distributing them to attendees. The 42-year-old rapper, who is married to Kim Kardashian, has been holding his Sunday Service weekly events in Los Angeles for about a year. pic.twitter.com/1W1V8PhXX5 — VOUS Church (@VousChurch) February 2, 2020The celebrities who have joined West’s Sunday events include Diplo, Kid Cudi, Paris Jackson, Busy Philipps and Courtney Love.
Super Bowl LIV fans face low possibility of tornadoes overnight with stormy weather
MIAMI – Super Bowl LIV fans face a low possibility of tornadoes during thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday morning in areas of South Florida. (Local 10 News)Aside from the likelihood of damaging winds, heavy rain could cause flooding in areas of Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. The weather conditions will improve during the late morning and worsen again on Saturday afternoon. The weather alerts will clear just in time for Super Bowl Sunday when it will be cooler, sunny and dry. Super Bowl LIV weather forecast (Local 10 News Weather Authority)Download Local 10 News free weather app for the latest updates in South Florida.
Cancer patient gets Super Bowl LIV surprise
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Cheryl Butzier, an oncology nurse, had an idea when she learned her 60-year-old leukemia patient is a San Francisco 49ers fan. She has a cousin who works for the Bay Area team, so she called in a favor. The San Francisco 49ers sent a fan package to Oscar Jones Jr., who has been getting treatment for about six months at the Mercy Health St. Anne Cancer Center in Toledo, Ohio. “They surprised me for real,” Jones told a WTVG reporter. He said he will be using it to celebrate the San Francisco 49ers’ victory against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
Astronaut Nicole Stott stars in Super Bowl LIV ad
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Nicole Stott, a retired NASA astronaut and engineer, is starring in Olay’s Super Bowl LIV ad on SundayOlay’s Operation Make Space for Women campaign includes a pledge to donate $500,000 to Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization aiming to increase female representation in the field of computer science.
Employers, beware of Monday’s Super Bowl fever
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – About 17.5 million football fans suffering from Super Bowl fever will not be showing up to work on Monday, according to a new survey tracking workers’ absenteeism. It will be the largest number of employees who will be staying home the day after the Super Bowl since the Workforce Institute at Kronos, which conducts research on strategic human capital management, has been tracking the trend. Out of the 17.5 million, only about 11.1 million requested the day off, about 4.7 million will be using a sick day, and about 1.5 million will vanish or “ghost” their employer for the day, according to the survey. The behavior will be similar during the Summer Olympics in Tokyo and the U.S. presidential election in November.
Edgerrin James in Miami: I’m ‘Stripper Bowl’ ready
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Edgerrin James said he recently filled his car with $1 million in singles. “I am Stripper Bowl ready,” James said while riding a sports utility vehicle full of bags of cash. Other clubs expecting large crowds of men looking for exotic dancers, good food and music are in Miami Gardens, Hialeah, Miami’s Upper East Side and Hallandale Beach. Pop Smoker, a New York rapper also known as Bashar Jackson, will be performing at the new KOD Miami, not to be confused with the former King of Diamonds in Miami Gardens. KOD Miami opened at 7020 NW 72 Ave., near Hialeah, the former home of the Babylon Miami Nightclub where a dancer was found dead last year.
Game of Thrones’ star gets musical spot for Super Bowl LIV ad
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Maisie Williams, better known as Arya Stark in Game of Thrones, will be singing “Let It Go” from Walt Disney’s movie “Frozen” during a Super Bowl LIV ad for Audi on Sunday. The German automaker’s ad for the new e-tron Sportback, a sports utility vehicle, chose the song to deliver the message that consumers need to let go of the past. “Creating a sustainable, livable future for generations to come is the world’s most important challenge," Williams said in a statement. “I’m proud to share Audi’s vision for sustainable mobility.”Sven Schuwirth, Audi’s head of brand for digital business and customer experience, said the 22-year-old actress is the “perfect representative" of how consumers are increasingly advocating for sustainable options. Global partner agency 72andSunny Amsterdam created the ad.
Black Archives to host Super Bowl LIV party at Lyric Theater
MIAMI – The piano-shaped Lyric Theater will be co-hosting a Super Bowl LIV watch party on Sunday in Miami’s Overtown. The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida is co-hosting the party in the plaza outside of the art complex that is adjacent to the renovated historic 1913 theater. For $350, NFL fans have access to a gazebo at 819 NW 2nd Ave. There will be food trucks, a pool table, dominoes, a bean bag toss, a cash bar, a cigar lounge and club-style furniture. To reserve the furnished gazebo, visit the event’s Eventbrite page.
Feds set new ‘No Drone Zones’ in Miami-Dade County during Super Bowl LIV week
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Federal Aviation Administration is warning fliers of hobbyist drones to comply with temporary “No Drone Zones” in Miami-Dade County or face penalties of more than $30,000. The temporary flight restrictions are in effect in areas of South Beach, downtown Miami and Miami Gardens, where there are National Football League events during Super Bowl LIV week. The ban applies to one nautical mile around the Miami Beach Convention Center, at 1901 Convention Center Dr., and Bayfront Park, at Biscayne Blvd., and it is in place until Saturday. On Sunday, the FAA is prohibiting drones around the Hard Rock Stadium, at 347 Don Shula Dr.
South Florida airports put on best face for Super Bowl LIV fans
MIAMI – To impress Super Bowl LIV fans, airport officials in South Florida are doing what they can to make sure the airports are clean, well decorated and feel welcoming before the game. Miami International Airport in Miami-Dade County will be playing welcoming messages from Miami Dolphins’ legends Dan Marino, Nat Moore and Jason Taylor. Transportation Security Administration is preparing for a record-departure day with additional checkpoints and more trained dogs. Authorities are asking Super Bowl LIV fans to pack their commemorative programs in carry-on bags and plan to go through security two hours before departure. The FAA has placed special air traffic procedures in place at MIA, FLL, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, Miami-Opa Locka Airport, Miami Executive Airport, Boca Raton Airport, Palm Beach International Airport, Pompano Beach Airpark and North Perry Airport.