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Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 9:01 PM
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By Selima Hussain

Pitbull To Open 'iLov305' Restaurant in Miami Beach

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Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 9:25 PM

Mexico City Celebrates Three Kings' Day

Mexico City celebrated the religious holiday known as Three Kings’ Day with a mammoth “king cake” provided by the city government. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 2:25 PM

'Forever Cuban': Bacardi Launches Havana Club Rum Campaign

'Forever Cuban': Bacardi Launches Havana Club Rum Campaign

A new advertising campaign from Bacardi is declaring Havana Club rum "Forever Cuban," even though it's no longer made on the island. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 at 11:42 AM

Members of 'Que Pasa, USA' Cast: Stage Revival Excludes Them

Nine performances of "Que Pasa, U.S.A.? Today ... 40 Years Later" are scheduled in May at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. Read »

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 at 3:53 PM
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By Selima Hussain

There's Many Ways To Make Coquito. Here's One.

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Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 at 4:24 PM

FIU Welcomes Over 200 Students from Hurricane-Ravaged PR

FIU Welcomes Over 200 Students from Hurricane-Ravaged PR

It’s been months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. It destroyed homes and forced people to leave everything they know. Read »

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 11:51 AM

Gloria Estefan Receives Kennedy Center Honors

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 1:26 PM
New Citizens Take Oath at Hialeah Ceremony

New Citizens Take Oath at Hialeah Ceremony

NBC 6's Julia Bagg talks with several people who became the newest Americans at a ceremony Thursday. Watch »

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 1:32 PM
Healthy Cooking with Goya

Healthy Cooking with Goya

Add a little Latin flavor to your Thanksgiving day dinner table with a little help from Goya. Watch »

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Latin Grammys Pay Tribute to Puerto Rico as 'Despacito' Wins

Latin Grammys Pay Tribute to Puerto Rico as 'Despacito' Wins

Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards were a love letter to Puerto Rico, with several artists dedicating their performances and awards to the island hard hit by Hurricane Maria. Lin-Manuel Miranda, rapper Residente... Read »

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 11:38 PM
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By Brandon Lopez

Puerto Rico Hurricane Benefit Concert in Pembroke Pines

Hundreds gathered at the Pembroke Pines City Center to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.View gallery »

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Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 5:55 PM
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By Jipsy Castillo

Oye! Que Pasa, U.S.A.? Returns To Miami in 2018

The return of "Que Pasa, U.S.A.?" is real and it's happening here in Miami at the Adrienne Arsht Center this upcoming May 2018. Taking place 40 years later, the new generation of the Peña family face...View gallery »

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Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 12:55 PM
Nayib Estefan Keeps 35MM Alive at Nite Owl Theater

Nayib Estefan Keeps 35MM Alive at Nite Owl Theater

Roxanne Vargas talks to Nayib Estefan about the frighteningly fun things happening at Nite Owl Theater. Watch »

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 12:43 PM
Performance Preview: 'Evita' at the Actors' Playhouse

Performance Preview: 'Evita' at the Actors' Playhouse

The seven time Tony Award winning Broadway show is on stage now at the Actors's Playhouse in Coral Gables. The stars joined Kelly Blanco on set to talk about the show. Watch »

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 12:41 PM

Puerto Rican Musicians Holding Hurricane Relief Concert

It's been more than six weeks since Hurricane Maria made its devastating landfall in Puerto Rico. To help the island recover, musicians are preparing for a relief concert in Pembroke Pines on Friday. Read »

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Authors
Kelly Blanco Kelly Blanco has built up almost a decade’s worth of experience as an entertainment, sports, and lifestyle reporter. Since high school, she has covered events such as the Super Bowl, the Academy Awards and even the 2012 Paralympics in London. Kelly is also an active volunteer within the South Florida community. Make sure to wake up with Kelly every morning as she brings you your First Alert Traffic updates and gets you out the door with what you need to know from 4:30-7 a.m. on South Florida Today and follow her on Twitter @KellyNBC6.
Adriana Correa Adriana Correa enjoys writing about news, entertainment and profiling people in our community doing extraordinary things. Her passion for writing began at NBC Chicago where she worked for 10 years as a video editor, media manager and later a content producer. She’s produced entertainment stories that have aired nationally on the Univision Network and locally on NBC 6. You can find her on Twitter @AdrianaNBC.
Brandon Lopez Brandon Lopez kicked off his professional career before he could even legally vote. By the time he was 18, he was the Assistant Director of the Digital Marketing Division of a prominent South Florida magazine. Now, Brandon is a Deputy Web Editor at NBC 6 and a contributor to Latin Beat. Find him on Twitter or Instagram at @BrandonLopezTV.