Style in Wynwood, Miami

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“Fashion Is Art in the Wynwood Neighborhood of Miami,” The New York Times, Jan. 16, 2014 For Isis Miller, style is not just self-expression. It’s her contribution to Wynwood. The Miami neighborhood is an area of concentrated creativity, where nearly … Continue reading

Heroin Use in Rural Puerto Rico

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“Puerto Rico’s ignored public health crisis: ‘I’ve lost a lot of friends to drugs,’” The Guardian, July 15, 2013 “Puerto Rico has One of the Highest HIV/AIDS Rates in the U.S.,” ABC News/Univision, July 15, 2013 It’s just after noon in … Continue reading

Coral in Overtown, Miami

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“Entrepreneurs Grow Coral for Research and Art,” The Miami Herald, July, 1, 2012. To Colin Foord, corals are a metaphor for life in Miami. He speaks lyrically about the parallel between the living underwater urban structures and the city. “The essence … Continue reading

Puppets in Ft. Lauderdale

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“Keeping Puppet Traditions Alive in South Florida,” The Miami Herald, June 28, 2012. Under normal circumstances, interviewing a puppet would seem absurd. But at the Puppet Network, a Fort Lauderdale workshop founded and directed by Jim Hammond, it’s easy to suspend … Continue reading