Maria Murriel http://wlrn.org en Should People Without Permits Be Able To Carry Guns During A Hurricane? http://wlrn.org/post/should-people-without-permits-be-able-carry-guns-during-hurricane <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Hurricane season is a few months away, and that may be what was on the mind of legislators this session.</span></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:10:26 +0000 Maria Murriel 30997 at http://wlrn.org Should People Without Permits Be Able To Carry Guns During A Hurricane? Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead At 87 http://wlrn.org/post/nobel-laureate-gabriel-garcia-marquez-dead-87 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The AP reports Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez died in Mexico City Thursday, April 17.</p><p>Read the full story at <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=304191659" target="_blank">NPR.org</a>.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:39:47 +0000 Maria Murriel 30955 at http://wlrn.org Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead At 87 Head To Your Local Brewery For... A Yoga Class? http://wlrn.org/post/head-your-local-brewery-yoga-class <p><em>Click through the photos above.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shelah Davis is a professional yoga teacher who spends her 9-to-5 at a fitness studio in Florida City. But since the fall of 2013, she's been hauling her mats to </span>microbreweries<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;from Homestead to Oakland Park.</span></p><p>She founded <a href="http://www.shelahdavis.com/om-brew-yoga.html" target="_blank">Om Brew Yoga</a> -- so far the only yoga classes offered at South Florida breweries -- after learning of the practice in an established craft-beer state.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:45:44 +0000 Maria Murriel 30802 at http://wlrn.org Head To Your Local Brewery For... A Yoga Class? Churchill's Pub Owner Closes Sale And Local Punks Speculate http://wlrn.org/post/churchills-pub-owner-closes-sale-and-local-punks-speculate <p>Dave Daniels has lived on-site at his Churchill's Pub in Little Haiti since it opened in 1979. This Monday, his colleague Mr. C announced Daniels finalized a deal to sell what I call Miami's local CBGB.</p><p>Last time I interviewed Dave Daniels, he made comments about his pub's kitchen renovations and the pleasantness of a young woman's company, and in between he talked about the local bands his stage helped bolster and the local journalists whose write-ups had done them justice.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:36:31 +0000 Maria Murriel 30491 at http://wlrn.org Churchill's Pub Owner Closes Sale And Local Punks Speculate The Public Radio Listener's Alternative Cultural Guide To Ultra Weekend http://wlrn.org/post/public-radio-listeners-alternative-cultural-guide-ultra-weekend <p>Some people like to flee downtown Miami when the bass hits the town. <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/map-how-far-does-sound-ultra-music-festival-travel">It does get pretty loud during Ultra</a>, after all.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">But there's a way to embrace the city and all of its noise.</span></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:43:37 +0000 Maria Murriel 29785 at http://wlrn.org The Public Radio Listener's Alternative Cultural Guide To Ultra Weekend WLRN-Miami Herald News Wins 11 First-Place AP Broadcasters Awards http://wlrn.org/post/wlrn-miami-herald-news-wins-11-first-place-ap-broadcasters-awards <p>This weekend, the&nbsp;WLRN-Miami Herald News team was proud to receive the title for <strong>best overall </strong>in large-market radio, among several other first-place awards at the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters banquet. Our team is grateful for your support, which allows us to produce the great work we bring you during our daily newscasts and special programming.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:20:36 +0000 Maria Murriel 29706 at http://wlrn.org WLRN-Miami Herald News Wins 11 First-Place AP Broadcasters Awards Brew Askew: The Beer Business In South Florida http://wlrn.org/post/brew-askew-beer-business-south-florida <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Up until 2012, there was only one </span>microbrewery<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in South Florida. But after </span>Tequesta<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Brewing Company's first colleague, Due South Brewing Company, opened that summer, more have bubbled up all over.</span></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:10:17 +0000 Maria Murriel 29591 at http://wlrn.org Brew Askew: The Beer Business In South Florida Do You Have What It Takes To Be A WLRN Intern? http://wlrn.org/post/do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-wlrn-intern <p>Your local public radio station is on the hunt for summer interns. Interested? Here's the deal:<br /><br />WLRN-Miami Herald News offers interns significant professional experience in a supportive environment. These are not coffee-making internships.<br /> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:46:05 +0000 Maria Murriel 24881 at http://wlrn.org How Gov. Rick Scott's State Of The State Compares To What Floridians Want http://wlrn.org/post/how-gov-rick-scotts-state-state-compares-what-floridians-want <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A campaigning incumbent always has to be upbeat and, in reporting on how you’ve done, you don’t want to bring down the party. Gov. Rick Scott was no exception.</span></p><p>Every state legislative session begins with an address by the Governor on the state of the state. But what if the people of Florida gave that speech instead?</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:39:11 +0000 Maria Murriel & Elaine Chen 28663 at http://wlrn.org How Gov. Rick Scott's State Of The State Compares To What Floridians Want Medical Pot Campaign Reaches Its Petition Signature Goal http://wlrn.org/post/medical-pot-campaign-reaches-its-petition-signature-goal <p>Elections officials certified on Friday, Jan. 24, that the campaign to legalize medical marijuana in Florida collected enough qualified signatures to put the proposed amendment on this November's ballot.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:53:25 +0000 Maria Murriel & Rick Stone 26924 at http://wlrn.org Medical Pot Campaign Reaches Its Petition Signature Goal South Florida The Warmest In The State, Even In The 40s http://wlrn.org/post/south-florida-warmest-state-even-40s <div>This weekend will be the coldest of the 2013-2014 so far, and South Florida can expect frost, according to the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><br /><br />Here's a message from WLRN's meteorologist Jeff Huffman:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><br /> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:16:39 +0000 Maria Murriel 26576 at http://wlrn.org South Florida The Warmest In The State, Even In The 40s Devilish Commute: How South Florida Lives With I-95 http://wlrn.org/post/devilish-commute-how-south-florida-lives-i-95 <p></p><p>The U.S. Census 2006-2010 American Communities Survey says the most popular commute is, by far, from Broward to Miami-Dade County. It estimates 125,000 make that drive to work every day.</p><p>For nearly an hour and a half, Broward-to-Dade commuters sit on Interstate 95's crowded lanes, some investing in express-lane tolls while others face the red-eyed inertia of cars ahead.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 06:30:06 +0000 Kenny Malone & Maria Murriel 26382 at http://wlrn.org Devilish Commute: How South Florida Lives With I-95 Earthquake Off Cuba's Coast Felt In Key West, Residents Not Rattled http://wlrn.org/post/earthquake-cubas-coast-felt-key-west-residents-not-rattled <div class="storify"><p><a href="http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/50-earthquake-sways-buildings-havana-21480720" style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;" target="_blank">There was a magnitude 5.1 earthquake between Key West and Cuba Thursday afternoon</a><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">. According to the National Weather Service in Miami, the epicenter was about 110 miles southeast of Key West, and there was no tsunami warning. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:37:43 +0000 Maria Murriel 26274 at http://wlrn.org Earthquake Off Cuba's Coast Felt In Key West, Residents Not Rattled WLRN's Five Most Popular Stories For Dec. 23-27 http://wlrn.org/post/wlrns-five-most-popular-stories-dec-23-27 <p>I'm digital editor here, and this week I was particularly proud of the WLRN&nbsp;news team for a policy-changing story that made it to our top five. You may have heard us talk about it on the Florida Roundup last week: A majority African-American school in Jacksonville will change its name, currently that of an early Ku Klux Klan leader. Find the details below, but not before the top story of the week:<br /> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:51:25 +0000 Maria Murriel 25566 at http://wlrn.org WLRN's Five Most Popular Stories For Dec. 23-27 Do You Sound Like You're From South Florida? Take The NYT Quiz http://wlrn.org/post/do-you-sound-youre-south-florida-take-nyt-quiz <p>Our Miami talk is markedly different from the Southern drawls heard farther north in the state, but even within the four South Florida counties, twangs and tones are varied.</p><p>The New York Times this week released a dialect map to show its readers how their speech lines up with their hometowns. A quiz asks readers how they pronounce words like "caramel" and "aunt," and the answers generate a color coded map, which also highlights three of the cities whose residents speak most like the quiz taker.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:01:44 +0000 Maria Murriel 25594 at http://wlrn.org Do You Sound Like You're From South Florida? Take The NYT Quiz