One in five Floridians is currently receiving food stamp benefits and the number is rising in South Florida. But tucked into a recent report by the Department of Children and Families, are some encouraging signs of economic recovery.
Andrew Hevia is a filmmaker from Miami. His films have been screened at festivals world wide, on the internet and on televisions across the country. Rising Tide is his first feature length documentary. He studied visual arts at the acclaimed New World School of the Arts, where he made experimental films and several narrative shorts.
Rising Tide: A Story of Miami Artists documentary features seven visual artists including: Jen Stark, the artist who burst onto the art scene with her meticulously crafted paper sculptures; Venessa Monokian, a photographer and microsculptor whose carefully constructed video works are enigmatic and mesmerizing while her small scale sculptures are playful and inviting; Justin Long and ‘Meatball Lorie’ , an art duo called “Funner Projects” who have built a 14 foot mechanized crossbow that launches a 2 x 4 at over 14
An environmental assessment report has revealed more details about the proposed passenger rail service between Miami and Orlando, including the preferred locations and layout for the Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach stations.
The Florida representative designated to become the next House Speaker in 2014 lost his bid for reelection. It's been more than 20 years since a designated House Speaker lost an election.
It was an incredibly close contest between Lake Mary Representative Chris Dorworth and Democratic challenger Mike Clelland, it required a re-count.