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May 24, 2017

Lapis water and the treasures within—coral reefs, shipwrecks, sports fish, and crustaceans—lure visitors to The Florida Keys year after year. Above the surface awaits a dynamic cultural scene teeming with museums, theaters, concert halls and art studios. Here are just a few of The Florida Keys’ cultural highlights, from north to south: In Key Largo, […]

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May 15, 2017

If the cleverest thing that you’ve ever done with seashells is spell your name in the sand, this story will put your skills to shame. It begins in the 1930s with a group of women from Riviera Beach in Palm Beach County. Their “fisherfolk” husbands had moved to the area from the Abaco Islands in […]

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May 2, 2017

Friday afternoons in Miami, right as schools let out, were when the city felt most alive to me, the most itself. Suddenly into the sluggishness of the siesta hour spilled public, private and parochial schoolkids and their parents, a swarm that thronged the sidewalks and choked the thoroughfares. Black, white, Cuban, Nicaraguan, Haitian—rich, poor, middle […]

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Feb 13, 2017

Mixologist Joe Nicol of The Ice Plant, St. Augustine explains how to make a favorite Shrub, out of grapefruit. Hint – it’s not something you plant in the yard. But it does use sun-riped Florida citrus. Flamingo’s Sassparilla Punch Recipe calls for Grapefruit Shrub. Video by Jessie Preza

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