Daniel Rivero http://blog.wlrn.org en Legendary Brazilian Singer To Play Free Show July 27 In Hollywood http://blog.wlrn.org/post/legendary-brazilian-singer-play-free-show-july-27-hollywood <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal; ">From the </span><em>favelas</em><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal; "> of Brazil to the main stages of North America, <a href="http://www.rhythmfoundation.com/events/hollywood-artspark-experience-rio-featuring-seu-jorge/" target="_blank">legendary Brazilian singer-songwriter </a></span><a href="http://www.rhythmfoundation.com/events/hollywood-artspark-experience-rio-featuring-seu-jorge/" target="_blank"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:00:27 +0000 Daniel Rivero 17964 at http://blog.wlrn.org Legendary Brazilian Singer To Play Free Show July 27 In Hollywood Florida's Most Famous Manatee Celebrates 65th Birthday http://blog.wlrn.org/post/floridas-most-famous-manatee-celebrates-65th-birthday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The oldest manatee ever to be held in captivity celebrated his&nbsp;</span>65th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> birthday on Sunday.</span></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:43:00 +0000 Daniel Rivero 17713 at http://blog.wlrn.org Florida's Most Famous Manatee Celebrates 65th Birthday Miami Beach Approves New Convention Center Plans; A Public Vote Is Next http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-beach-approves-new-convention-center-plans-public-vote-next <p></p><p>After months of deliberation, a winner has emerged.</p><p>Company&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 19px;">South Beach ACE has won a contentious City Commission bid to redevelop the Miami Beach Convention Center, in what they have termed as the most important development in the history of Miami Beach.</span></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:37:01 +0000 Daniel Rivero 17637 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Beach Approves New Convention Center Plans; A Public Vote Is Next Why Libraries Are More Important Than Your Hard Drive http://blog.wlrn.org/post/why-libraries-are-more-important-your-hard-drive <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">What happens when you delete or block a web page?</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal; ">It gets deleted. Or blocked.</span></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:44:04 +0000 Daniel Rivero 17566 at http://blog.wlrn.org Why Libraries Are More Important Than Your Hard Drive Miami Marine Stadium Advocates Win Big With Crucial City Vote http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-marine-stadium-advocates-win-big-crucial-city-vote <p>Advocates for the Miami Marine Stadium have received what they say will be a decisive moment in the effort to renovate and expand the stadium.</p><p>The Miami City Commission has approved a unanimous recommendation from a citizens steering committee, asking that the city designate the needed area surrounding the stadium for a future park's use. Lands are to be under the control of Friends of the Miami Marine Stadium, a group whose sole purpose is to renovate the dilapidated stadium, which has been closed since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:06:19 +0000 Daniel Rivero 17270 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Marine Stadium Advocates Win Big With Crucial City Vote Why Miami's Abandoned National Treasure, The Marine Stadium, Might Be Coming Back http://blog.wlrn.org/post/why-miamis-abandoned-national-treasure-marine-stadium-might-be-coming-back <p></p><p><em>This story was originally posted in July. Shortly after, the Miami<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;City Commission voted to allow efforts to save the stadium and <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/miami-marine-stadium-advocates-win-big-crucial-city-vote">designate the surrounding area a park</a>. But the clock's ticking.&nbsp;</span></em></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Daniel Rivero 17158 at http://blog.wlrn.org Why Miami's Abandoned National Treasure, The Marine Stadium, Might Be Coming Back Miami Parks Rank 38th of Top 50, But Should Be Worse http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-parks-rank-38th-top-50-should-be-worse <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">The largest park in the city of Miami is also its least accessible.</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Daniel Rivero 17028 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Parks Rank 38th of Top 50, But Should Be Worse Look: The Biggest Key Lime Pie You Have Ever Laid Eyes On http://blog.wlrn.org/post/look-biggest-key-lime-pie-you-have-ever-laid-eyes <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As a child I used to think that h</span>eaven<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;was a Key Lime Pie.</span></p><p>Well-- not exactly. &nbsp;But by the time that I could completely grasp the concept of heaven, I knew that I had already caught a glimpse of it when I ate one for the first time at a Denny's Restaurant off I-95 during a family roadtrip.</p><p>Which means that I should have planned a trip south this Fourth of July, where what just might be the world's largest Key Lime Pie was baked for the Key Lime Festival.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Daniel Rivero 16896 at http://blog.wlrn.org Look: The Biggest Key Lime Pie You Have Ever Laid Eyes On Staff Picks: Our 'Make It Through The Workday' 4th Of July Playlist http://blog.wlrn.org/post/staff-picks-our-make-it-through-workday-4th-july-playlist <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hi America! We hope you are enjoying your day off. &nbsp;A select few of us are in the studios running a radio station today, but we have been rocking out to some of favorite Fourth of July songs to make it all a little better.</span></p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 15:43:32 +0000 Daniel Rivero 16879 at http://blog.wlrn.org Staff Picks: Our 'Make It Through The Workday' 4th Of July Playlist New Blog To Cover Florida's Ironic (But Hilarious) Shortcomings All Month Long http://blog.wlrn.org/post/new-blog-cover-floridas-ironic-hilarious-shortcomings-all-month-long <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Did you know that the first flag to fly over Florida's capitol after admission into the Union read "Let Us Alone?"</span><br style="font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"><br style="font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Yes. That's right. Neither did we.</span></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Daniel Rivero 16712 at http://blog.wlrn.org New Blog To Cover Florida's Ironic (But Hilarious) Shortcomings All Month Long 'Technological Disobedience': How Cubans Manipulate Everyday Technologies For Survival http://blog.wlrn.org/post/technological-disobedience-how-cubans-manipulate-everyday-technologies-survival <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/v-XS4aueDUg" width="560"></iframe></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:05:44 +0000 Daniel Rivero 16693 at http://blog.wlrn.org 'Technological Disobedience': How Cubans Manipulate Everyday Technologies For Survival Here Are Reactions From Across Florida To Wednesday's Ruling On Gay Marriage http://blog.wlrn.org/post/here-are-reactions-across-florida-wednesdays-ruling-gay-marriage <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Museo Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px;">The Defense of Marriage Act has been declared unconstitutional by the&nbsp;Supreme Court of the United States on the basis of equal protection.</span><br style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Museo Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px;"><br style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Museo Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Museo S Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:30:11 +0000 Daniel Rivero 16460 at http://blog.wlrn.org Here Are Reactions From Across Florida To Wednesday's Ruling On Gay Marriage We 'Ain't Got No Worries': The Miami Heat Keep Eyes on The Future http://blog.wlrn.org/post/we-aint-got-no-worries-miami-heat-keep-eyes-future <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Towards the end of Game Six we were already dead.</span></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:32:57 +0000 Daniel Rivero & Julia Duba 16354 at http://blog.wlrn.org We 'Ain't Got No Worries': The Miami Heat Keep Eyes on The Future Reaction: The Huffington Post Celebrates Che Guevara's Birthday http://blog.wlrn.org/post/reaction-huffington-post-celebrates-che-guevaras-birthday <p></p><p>Quoting the revolutionary icon might not be such big deal in some media markets, but in South Florida it is a different story. &nbsp;Here, he is remembered mostly as a murderer and oppressor of political dissent in Cuba's Revolution.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:28:56 +0000 Daniel Rivero 15838 at http://blog.wlrn.org Reaction: The Huffington Post Celebrates Che Guevara's Birthday Timeline: Shuckers Deck Collapses Into Biscayne Bay During NBA Finals http://blog.wlrn.org/post/timeline-shuckers-deck-collapses-biscayne-bay-during-nba-finals <p>The deck at iconic bayside bar Shuckers&nbsp;Bar &amp; Grill in North Bay Village collapsed into Biscayne Bay around 9:45 p.m. Thursday night, as dozens of Miami Heat fans cheered on their team for Game 4 of the NBA Finals.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:45:10 +0000 Daniel Rivero 15823 at http://blog.wlrn.org Timeline: Shuckers Deck Collapses Into Biscayne Bay During NBA Finals