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For the millions of people who equate the Web with .com, .CO Internet set out to change that mindset. The Miami startup that manages and markets .co wants "to change the fabric of the Internet."
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The Miss Florida America Pageant
The Miss Florida scholarship pageant that leads to the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City is sometimes referred to by the full title of its winner, Miss Florida America, as a way to differentiate it from others. Typically the Florida pageant was held sometime between May and August because the Miss America Pageant was traditionally part of the Labor Day festivities in Atlantic City. The Florida pageant was held in Miami for many years and many winners were from Miami.
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Maison & Objet comes to Miami Beach in 2015
With cocktail parties, gallery showcases, collection launches and professional talks, the Maison & Objet trade show in Miami Beach in May, 2015, mirrored Miami's Art Basel. The original Maison & Objet show was founded in Paris in 1995 to showcase trends in high-end interior design and products from couches to bars, lighting fixtures and decorative pieces. It is held twice a year in Paris - in January and September - and each March in Singapore; and now in Miami Beach.
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For two girls, a traditional African rite of passage
In 2001, two girls, Imani Greene, 12, and Candace Stuart, 15, fasted for a ceremony marking their transition from girlhood to womanhood. It was part of a traditional African Rites of Passage ceremony or Obitun.
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Biscayne Boulevard, Miami's show-off street
Built on the crest of the 1920s land boom to be Miami's most beautiful shopping street, Biscayne Boulevard was lined with royal palms, 900 of them. The standards of beauty were exacting for the stretch between 12th and 36th streets. A city ordinance outlawed gas stations and heavy traffic. Then, as Miami grew up and out in the decades after World War II, the boulevard fell on hard times.
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Al Capone mansion readied for a new life
The one-time estate of mobster Al Capone at 93 Palm Ave. on Palm Island is one of the oldest and most notorious in Miami Beach and was part of American prohibition-era history. Capone hosted lavish parties in the house - and spent his final days alive there. Once deteriorating, the mansion has been cleaned up and the plan is to open it for video and photo productions, said MB America CEO and co-founder Marco Bruzzi.
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Freedom House eased life for Cuba refugees of the 1960s
The harsh realities of adjusting to a strange land were made just a little easier for Cuban refugees of the 1960s at Freedom House, a converted Army barracks on the perimeter of Miami Internatonal Airport. Typical arrivals in 1968 were Mr. and Mrs. Sabino Fernandez and their sons Lazaro, 6, and Edgar, 3.
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James B. Vosters Sr., South Dade nurseryman
James B. Vosters Sr., a retired South Florida nurseryman, died Feb. 3, 1997 at 74. Vosters pioneered the development of many kinds of house plants, first with the family nursery business in Secane, Pa., and then in South Florida. Vosters was on the Board of Trustees of Fairchild Tropical Garden from 1974 until 1988. He served as president from 1986 to '88.
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Former governor of Florida, brother of a president and son of another, Jeb Bush has been in politics for much of his life.
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Teddy Bridgewater, from Miami Northwestern High to the NFL
In 2014, Teddy Bridgewater, the former Miami Northwestern High and University of Louisville quarterback star, presented his mother with the pink Cadillac Escalade he promised her as a 9-year-old. Custom-ordered by Bridgewater it was paid for by Cadillac. Filmmaker Spike Lee included the presentation as the climax to a seven-plus minute documentary he filmed about Bridgewater's journey from the Bunche Park neighborhood to the cusp of his NFL career.