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‘Chinatown’ coming to Miami Shores

Chinese tradition, various foods and a Dragon parade will be among the highlights of Chinatown Miami in Miami Shores this weekend. By Rodolfo Roman Special to The Miami Herald Traditional Chinese culture, including a dragon parade, will arrive in Miami Shores this Sunday. The first ever Chinatown Miami festival presented by The PlayGround Theatre will celebrate the venue’s world premiere ... Read More »

Hundreds to climb stairs in 55-story office tower for charity

Six hundred people are expected for the seventh annual Fight for Air Climb Miami on Saturday. By Rodolfo Roman Special to The Miami Herald Joined by family and friends, West Palm Beach resident Richard Green will be traveling south to climb more than 50 flights of stairs. But it won’t be for an exercise session. Instead Green, who has been ... Read More »

A break in the Galapagos

A group of FIU students spent spring break helping restore the unique ecosystem of the Galapagos Islands. By Rodolfo Roman Special to The Miami Herald What started off as a joke turned out to be a life-changing adventure over spring break for a group of Florida International University students. Eleven members of Alternative Breaks, a FIU student organization, spent more ... Read More »