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10 March 2015 Brandon Mowry
Episode 67 of the #OnlyInMiami Show featured a preview of the Calle 8 festival occurring this weekend in Little Havana in Miami.
7 March 2015 Brandon Mowry
Native Miamian, Sol Ruiz, stopped by the show to talk about her music and her band, Picadillo, who will be performing at Carnaval on the Mile on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8. She talked about how the band got together and about their musical influences. She also shared some recent tracks from their recent album. For more information about Carnaval on the Mile, visit carnavalmiami.com/. Picadillo will be playing on the Le Jeune stage on Saturday at 4:20pm and on Sunday at 3:00pm.
3 March 2015 Brandon Mowry
Episode 66 of the #OnlyInMiami Show began with an editorial by Grant Stern urging residents who care about preserving what is left of native Florida habitat to make their voices heard at the County Commission meeting on Tuesday, March 3 in opposition to the plan to pave over a native pine rockland forest adjacent to Zoo Miami. For ongoing information, visit the Miami Pine Rockland Coalition website, connect with them on Facebook, or follow them on Twitter.
Sebastian Rusk then joined the show to talk about his book, “Social Media Sucks (if you don’t know what you’re doing).” He will be having a book signing at Books and Books next Monday. For more information, visit his website: SebastianRusk.com.
Then, Grant was joined by Pinecrest mayor Cindy Lerner, who talked about her city and her views on conservation, development, and smart growth. Mayor Lerner was then joined by South Miami mayor Phillip Stoddart who talked about FPL’s plan to construct transmission lines along US-1 through Pinecrest, South Miami, and Coral Gables. The two mayors discussed the reasons why FPL was resistant to alternative alignments or underground lines.
In the second hour, Grant was joined by Josie Romero of the Miami-Dade Public Schools to talk about the upcoming Parade of the Stars talent show sponsored by the school district. For more information, or to apply to perform, call 305.261.8383 or e-mail email@example.com.
Drastic Fanatic joined the show to talk a little sports, including a preview of the upcoming baseball season, specifically, the state of the NL East.
Bea Garcia joined the show to talk about the upcoming Formula E series race that will be held on the street of downtown Miami in a few weeks. The motorsports series features electric racecars on city center street courses.
Finally, Sol Ruiz of Picadillo joined the show to talk about her Miami roots, her band Picadillo, and their upcoming performance at Carnaval on the Mile. For more information about the festival, visit carnavalmiami.com