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Debris including half-sunken vessels was left behind by squattters and commercial fishermen who for decades have used private land along Card Sound Road in the Keys as an illegal shantytown.
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Pinecrest Gardens program captures the Butterfly Effect
Pinecrest Gardens Butterfly in the Sky hands-on art class for children.
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Internationally famed pianist Jorge Bolet was born in Cuban
Herald music critic James Roos called Jorge Bolet the greatest pianist produced by Cuba in the 20th Century. Bolet died Oct. 16, 1990 at his home in Mountain View, Calif. He was 75. It was in 1974, after New York Times critic Harold Schonberg began calling attention to his playing of the Romantic piano literature, that his formidable stature as a virtuoso started to be recognized worldwide. Born in Havana, Mr. Bolet's enormous talent was first noticed at age 9.
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Jay Maeder, Miami Herald People columnist
Jay Maeder was The Miami Herald's Page 2 People columnist before he left for New York in 1985. His column, heavy on sass and exclamation points, was a hugely irreverent blend of gossip and frippery culled from the nation's wire services. But he wrote other stories as well, especially if there were human foibles to be mocked -- or celebrated.
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Body by BARRE, for a ballet style workout
Barre workouts, which incorporate ballet techniques with resistance training, are becoming increasingly popular in the South Florida fitness scene.
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Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy led the Catholic Church in South Florida
Retired Miami Archbishop Edward McCarthy, who guided the Catholic Church through some of South Florida's most tumultuous times, died at 87 in June 2005. In his 18 years as the Archdiocese of Miami's archbishop, McCarthy opened on average a parish a year while handling waves of mostly Catholic refugees from Cuba, Haiti and Central America. McCarthy scored a coup by cajoling Pope John Paul II to come to Miami in September 1987, the first papal visit in the city's history, and only the third papal journey to the United States.
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Rooftop Oasis atop New World Center
The New World Center in Miami Beach has a fanciful rooftop garden. “It looks like a forest up here,” says Raymond Jungles, the Miami landscape architect who designed it.
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Felipe de Jesús Estévez becomes a bishop, 2004
Felipe de Jesús Estévez became a Catholic bishop January 7, 2004, with trademark humility: He asked for prayers. "The times are difficult, " Estévez, the new auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Miami, told the 900 people who gathered at the Cathedral of St. Mary in Miami. "I certainly will need the fortitude entrusted to me by Holy Orders just received, " as well as prayers and support, he said.
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Canes Reign in 2001 College World Series
The University of Miami Hurricanes defeated the Stanford Cardinals in Omaha, Neb. June 16, 2001, to capture the school's fourth national College World Series by following the basics: pitching, defense and timely hitting.
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Endangered MIMO architecture
The nation's leading preservation group has put a trove of Miami Modern buildings in Bay Harbor Islands on its list of most endangered historic places.