Focus on South Florida
Taylor Moxey built her baking business one cupcake at a time, first selling them at her church, then privately, and eventually winning a competition over other local professional chefs.
She is living he American dream and she is only 8 years old. Meet this amazing young girl as we focus on all she does to help others.
The United Way’s “ALICE” report places a spotlight on a large population of hardworking people, who, although employed, have little or no savings, and are one emergency away from falling into poverty.”ALICE” is an acronym for asset limited, income constrained, employed. In Broward County alone, we could be talking about some 300-thousand households. We focus on what else the report reveals, and what the United Way of Broward is doing to support the “ALICE” population now, and in the future.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has been transformed into a magnificent glass menagerie. The works of premier glass artist Dale Chihuly are on display for the next six months. CBS4 is a proud gold sponsor of the exhibition. We take you behind the scenes and hear from the master.
For 15 years, the Mourning Family Foundation, has produced “Zo’s Summer Groove”. Hosted by Alonzo and Tracy mourning , the one-week fundraising event has raised more than 7 million dollars. Well, get ready to get your groove on in a whole new way. The first annual “Zo’s Winter Groove” is set for later this month. CBS4 and MyTV 33 are proud sponsors of the event. We focus on what the fundraiser is all about, how you can be a part, and who will benefit.
‘Tis the season to do some year-end tax planning. December is always a busy time with family and holiday tradition, but this month is also an important time to take stock of your personal finances. We focus on ways you can save money now with advice from a certified financial planner.
For more than four decades, “100 Black Men” chapters around the globe have touched the lives of more than 500-thousand young people. In South Florida, the volunteer organization provides mentoring, scholarships and leadership training to young African-American men. The “100 Black Men of South Florida” chapter has programs year-round. We focus on the difference the organization makes, why the work it does is so important to all of us, and how you can get involved.
This holiday season, nearly one million South Floridians are going to bed hungry. And most of these men, women and children are our neighbors and friends who live right in our own communities. Feeding South Florida’s mission is to end hunger, but the food bank needs the public to help fill its bare shelves. We focus on why is the need so great, and how your support can make a difference.
There’s a new exhibition in a Downtown Miami museum dedicated to one of the most influential music groups of all time—The Beatles. We take you inside HistoryMiami for a sneak peek, focus on the band’s South Florida connection and the impact the Beatles’ arrival had on American pop culture.
Purvis young was a self-taught street artist, who was born in 1943 in Liberty City, and raised in Overtown. Young’s depiction of urban life and the African-American experience gained him international recognition as an American contemporary artist. Now, Overtown’s historic Lyric Theater is about to showcase Young’s work in an exhibition called “A Man Among the People: A Purvis Homecoming”. We focus on the significance of this exhibition which pays homage to a South Florida trailblazer.
South Florida is about to become, once again, the center of the international art world. Art Basel begins December 4th. More than 50-thousand visitors and more than 250 of the world’s leading galleries participate in the 4-day extravaganza. Art Basel is also a huge deal for local nonprofit organizations like Locust Projects. Locust Projects provides space for up and coming artists to show their works without the pressure of gallery sales. We focus on Locust Projects artist Simon Vega, who is making his Miami exhibition debut just in time for Art Basel.