Miami Living http://wlrn.org en We Want To Know: What Makes You Stay In South Florida? http://wlrn.org/post/we-want-know-what-makes-you-stay-south-florida <p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; line-height: 1.15;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.15;">S</span><span style="line-height: 1.15;">outh Florida is an expensive place. Thirty-eight percent of working households in Miami spend at least half of their income on housing, according to the Miami Herald and the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting.</span><span style="line-height: 1.15;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 14:45:11 +0000 Selima Hussain 32343 at http://wlrn.org We Want To Know: What Makes You Stay In South Florida? 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 Tell WLRN: How Much Is Enough To Live In South Florida? http://wlrn.org/post/tell-wlrn-how-much-enough-live-south-florida <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Following national discussion about minimum wages, livable wages, and government assistance, </span>WLRN-Miami<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Herald News wants to explore just what it takes to live in South Florida.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">No one is exempt from paying for things: food, clothing, rent, bills -- the list goes on. Some of us can easily afford life's expenses, while others struggle to make ends meet.</span></p><p>We want to explore your views on these topics through a series called "How Much Is Enough?"</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 19:33:38 +0000 Wilson Sayre 24263 at http://wlrn.org Tell WLRN: How Much Is Enough To Live In South Florida? Cafe Pilon: From Door-To-Door Peddling To The American Dream http://wlrn.org/post/cafe-pilon-door-door-peddling-american-dream <p>Cuban coffee -- in white styrofoam containers, its brown liquid leaking through the lid, accompanied by tall stacks of thimble-like cups -- is everywhere in Miami.<br /><br />If you talk to the drinkers at small cafeteria windows called "ventanitas," the older Cubans will say you’re not Cuban if you don’t drink the coffee. To round out the traditional Cuban look, they pair a cup with a white guayabera button-down shirt.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:22:54 +0000 Wilson Sayre 23242 at http://wlrn.org Cafe Pilon: From Door-To-Door Peddling To The American Dream Bicycling In South Florida Isn't As Good As It Should Be, But It's Getting Better http://wlrn.org/post/bicycling-south-florida-isnt-good-it-should-be-its-getting-better <p>Year-round sun, miles of oceanside roadways, few changes in elevation: South Florida <em>should</em> be a paradise for even the most casual of bicyclists. But the state is also home to plenty of thoroughfares with posted speeds in excess of 50 mph., three lanes of traffic in each direction and lots of traffic lights. Not exactly a recipe for safe and happy cycling.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>RELATED</strong>: <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/how-much-do-you-walk-livability-south-florida" target="_blank"><strong>How Much Do You Walk? Livability In South Florida</strong></a></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 14407 at http://wlrn.org Bicycling In South Florida Isn't As Good As It Should Be, But It's Getting Better