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FIU event raises money for Japan relief efforts

Florida International University hosts a day dedicated to celebrating Japanese culture while raising funds for relief efforts in that country. BY Rodolfo Roman Special to the Herald With Mother’s Day around the corner, Florida International University student Carol Wang, used her artistic mind to create a gift for her mom. Using roses and leaves, she put together an arrangement using ... Read More »

‘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 »