Slice of Life

Slice of Life
3:56 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Keeper Of The Lighthouse

Hillsboro Lighthouse

Art Makenian is the President of the Hillsboro Lighthouse Society.  He loves his voluntary job of looking after this 106 year old Lighthouse, and making sure it is in good working order. Art Makenian is intent on making sure the lighthouse will be preserved for future generations.

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Slice of Life
3:22 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Reinventing Opa-locka

Opa-locka rendering

Opa-locka  has long been admired for its 1920’s Moorish architecture, but often feared for its high crime rates.  A new revitalization project is  involving activists and artists working to bring this city back to its former glory.

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Slice of Life
3:04 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Miracle Man Art Metrano

Art Metrano

 

Stroll down Hollywood Boardwalk, and you might end up stopping by a frozen-yogurt known for its delicious and healthy treats. You might happen to meet the man who owns this charming shop, actor-comedian Art Metrano whose life is truly remarkable.

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Slice of Life
2:43 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Life As A Barefoot Mailman

The Barefoot Mailman

The Barefoot Mailman  statue located in Hillsboro Beach serves as a way to honor  the Barefoot Mailmen who walked the beaches in the late 1880’s, delivering the mail to people from Palm Beach to Miami.  We get a glimpse as to what life was like for these  men who were courageous and free spirited.

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Slice of Life
4:29 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Protecting The Everglades Through Portraits

Portrait Artist Nicholas Petrucci

Classically trained painter Nicholas Petrucci has dedicated much of his artist’s  life to portrait painting. He recently embarked on a new project,  painting portraits for a single cause.  What resulted was Guardians of the Everglades, a series of 10 portraits of people that he sees as the protectors of the Everglades.

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Slice of Life
5:56 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Mad about marine life

Danni Washington

Marine biologist Danni Washington fell in love with the ocean at 6 years old. She knew then that she would one day do something related to our saline waters. As founder of the Big Blue and You, she educates children about our oceans and why we need to protect them. For her everything in the ocean is in perfect balance… until humans get involved.

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Slice of Life
4:18 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Mother Ocean in the Keys

Mother Ocean in Key Largo

Lysa and Reuven Benami had plans to retire, but instead opened Mother Ocean Key Largo. Their funky consignment shop sells everything nautical – fishing gear, motorboat parts, ocean themed art and more. This shop is now one of Key Largo’s most popular stops, keeping Lysa and Reuven busier than ever.

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Slice of life
1:49 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

The best key lime pie

Key lime pies

Bob Roth left Miami Beach for Davie over 40 years ago to open New River Groves where he  sold oranges and other  fruit.  Little did he know that Key lime pies would put him on the map! We visit Bob at New River Groves , a charming store that’s reminiscent of  life in the  50’s and 60’s.

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Slice of Life
3:45 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Sandcastle Sensations

Sandcastle by Victor Leong

Victor Leong is affectionately known by many as the Sandman.  He has been building  sandcastles professionally on Miami Beach since 1992.

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Slice of Life
2:42 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

SLICE OF LIFE: Cafe Con Leche Culture

We stop by the ventanita at a Cuban Cafe down the street from our Miami studios to learn the art of making the perfect Cafe Con Leche.

Slice of Life
10:00 am
Sat September 1, 2012

SLICE OF LIFE: The Beatles' Personal Photographer Harry Benson

A look at the personal photographer of the Beatles during their heyday - and their tour of South Florida.

Slice of Life
2:16 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

SLICE OF LIFE: Haitian Street Artist Serge Toussaint

A look at the inspired Haitian street artist, Serge Toussaint.

Slice of Life
10:00 am
Tue August 21, 2012

SLICE OF LIFE: Robert Is Here Fruit Stand In Homestead

A look at a popular old-fashioned fruit stand in Homestead.

Slice of Life
12:00 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

SLICE OF LIFE: Miami Music Project

A look at the Miami's Music Project, and composer James Judd's unique approach to music.

Slice of Life
10:00 am
Thu August 16, 2012

SLICE OF LIFE: Swamp Walking In The Everglades

Just what kind of person goes on a Swamp Walk? Join us and find out as we experience the Florida Everglades up close and personal!

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