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  • Variety Honors Hollywood's New Leaders

    Bert Marcus, 31 Producer, Bert Marcus Prods. Most documentaries bored USC grad and former Clear Channel worker Marcus, so he decided to make interesting ones like "Teenage Paparazzo" (acquired by HBO at Sundance 2010), "How to Make Money Selling Drugs"...
  • Meet Emily Lipman, The New Atlanta’s business-minded beauty

     
    Yes, Emily Lipman is the beautiful blond fireball taking castmate Alexandra Dilworth to task for her “trophy wife” aspirations in the premiere episode of Bravo’s The New Atlanta. But, as viewers will soon discover, Lipman’s drive...
  • Nine years ago, Hurricane Jeanne gave Florida one last smack

    Nine years ago, Hurricane Jeanne gave Florida one last smack
    The blue tarps were already out in force after Florida had been smacked around by Hurricane Charley, Frances and Ivan, but the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season had one last sucker punch for the Sunshine State -- Jeanne. Nine years ago just before...
  • The annual report: Your giving worked

    It's time to report back. This year, in this column space, we made efforts to help those less fortunate by starting or boosting several charities. I wrote their stories. You came to their aid. Here's progress you should be proud of: Mother Batie's...
  • Bad weather affecting flights at South Florida airports

    Bad weather affecting flights at South Florida airports
    South Florida airports are beginning to see flight delays and cancellations due to the bad weather affecting the U.S. northeast and midwest regions. As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport had 48 flight delays and 76...
  • Stateless in the Dominican Republic

    A recent decision by the Constitutional Court in the Dominican Republic effectively clears the way for officials to retroactively strip the citizenship of tens of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent. The ruling — that children born to Haitian...
  • Top events to do Friday: DJ Laz, the Stooges Brass Band and Big Night in Little Haiti

    Top events to do Friday: DJ Laz, the Stooges Brass Band and Big Night in Little Haiti
    Cruising DJ Laz/DJ Irie: The Bimini SuperFast cruise ship that leaves from PortMiami is offering party cruises three nights a week, and this weekend's lineup includes a couple of big names. DJ Laz will headline Friday night's outing, and DJ Irie will...
  • Vin Diesel's One Race Org Gives Dominican Film Industry a Boost

    Eight years ago, Vin Diesel's quest to make "Hannibal" opened the door to another passion. Searching the world for a place where he could film live elephants, Diesel flew to the Dominican Republic to scout locations. While Diesel was there, then-president...
  • A woman lives, thanks to simple act of caring

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- How do you save a life? You start by finding it. This was a typical hot day at the mission orphanage in Haiti. Our group of volunteers, nicknamed the Detroit Muscle Crew, was busy hammering, plumbing, wiring and slapping down...
  • A School Opens in Haiti

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The children nudged forward, like racehorses at the post. Some wore purple shirts, some wore blue. "Are you ready?" someone yelled. "YES!" they screamed back. Usually, kids are dying to get out of school. These kids were...
  • Edwidge Danticat's 'Claire of the Sea Light' brims with enchantments

    Edwidge Danticat's 'Claire of the Sea Light' brims with enchantments
    In Edwidge Danticat's fiercely beautiful new novel, "Claire of the Sea Light," a rose comes to life on the edge of the water. Ville Rose is a fictional seaside town in Haiti, home to 11,000 people some 20 miles outside the country's teeming capital...
  • So far, there's nothing revolutionary about Al Jazeera America

    So far, there's nothing revolutionary about Al Jazeera America
    Fires may rage and the U.N. roil, but let's scratch one hot-button concern off the national agenda: Al Jazeera America will not be overthrowing the American way of life any time soon. During its first week on air, even with a news cycle heavy on Syria,...