Miami-Dade State Atty. Candidates Take Part in LGBT Forum

With Miami-Dade residents set to choose their new state attorney in August, SAVE hosted a two-night virtual town hall with the two candidates running for the position. The first evening went to contender Melba Pearson, a former Miami-Dade County prosecutor and deputy director of the ACLU of Florida, and the next to incumbent Katherine Fernandez … Continue reading Miami-Dade State Atty. Candidates Take Part in LGBT Forum

Miami-Dade State Atty. Says Gay Bashing Case A Priority: Delays Due To COVID

Two years after a gay couple was allegedly assaulted by a group of four men at Miami Beach Pride, they were finally going to get their day in court. Then, COVID-19 happened. There’s no new trial date set, and Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle expressed her frustration of the drawn-out case during a SAVE town hall … Continue reading Miami-Dade State Atty. Says Gay Bashing Case A Priority: Delays Due To COVID

Even before pandemic fallout, 40 percent of Broward families struggled

Almost 40 percent of families in Broward County were already struggling before the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new point-in-time data study released by United Way of Broward County. And the full impact of the virus is still to be seen.  The study focuses on ALICE families [Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed]. These are households … Continue reading Even before pandemic fallout, 40 percent of Broward families struggled

Small businesses try to adapt to new economic conditions

South Florida has become a sort of ghost town, with only “essential” businesses remaining open. Restaurants have shifted to delivery and carry out, but some businesses simply can’t exist without face-to-face contact. Mike Gordillo has owned the tattoo shop Neptune’s Daughter in Wilton Manors since 2017. Since, he has watched his client base grow as … Continue reading Small businesses try to adapt to new economic conditions

CDC, cities urge face mask use

The Centers for Disease Control [CDC] is now encouraging Americans to wear homemade cloth masks when they are out performing essential tasks, and local municipalities are advising residents and visitors to do the same. Wilton Manors, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea and Pompano Beach have all regularly updated their websites with news regarding COVID-19 and emergency orders. Recently, information … Continue reading CDC, cities urge face mask use

This local designer went from creating luxury handbags to teaming up with DJ Khaled to raise funds

Just a few weeks ago, Gelareh Mizrahi was selling luxury handbags from her eponymous shop in the Miami Design District. Now, she’s raising money and working with her friends at the We the Best Foundation and Direct Relief to get face masks and other vital equipment to doctors battling the coronavirus. “To see all these people coming … Continue reading This local designer went from creating luxury handbags to teaming up with DJ Khaled to raise funds

This local celebrity chef lets us in on her favorite things, that you’ll want in your own home today

A celebrity chef for over a decade, Chef Danie Abraham describes her style as “super eclectic,” using the influence of her Caribbean roots and travels to tickle the taste buds of clients from Drake, Pharrell Williams, Oprah and Kylie Jenner. Here, we feature her preferred essentials, which can be purchased and sent to your home … Continue reading This local celebrity chef lets us in on her favorite things, that you’ll want in your own home today