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  • Model mom makes a splash at Miami Swim Week

    Model mom makes a splash at Miami Swim Week

    A model is making a splash on social media after she walked the runway at Miami Swim Week­ while breastfeeding her 5-month-old daughter. Instagram users are applauding Mara Martin, who walked in the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swim Search runway show on Sunday in a gold bikini while nursing her infant...

  • Florida teen with allergy dies after bite of Chips Ahoy cookie

    Florida teen with allergy dies after bite of Chips Ahoy cookie

    The mother of a Weston teenager who died after taking a bite from a Chips Ahoy cookie containing peanut butter is reaching out to fellow parents on Facebook to spread awareness about the brands’ packaging for cookies with allergens. Alexi Ryann Stafford, 15, was at a friend’s house June 25 when...

  • Face the challenge at new South Florida water attractions

    Face the challenge at new South Florida water attractions

    Three new water attractions have opened quietly in South Florida this summer. Two are challenge courses meant to test the “American Ninja Warrior” skills of visitors ages 7 and older who are capable swimmers. Broward College’s Tigertail Aqua Challenge, at Tigertail Lake Recreational Center in Dania...

  • Cross items off your back-to-school supply list with these tips

    Cross items off your back-to-school supply list with these tips

    Once upon a time, kids went to school with a backpack, a lunch pail and a pencil. Now, school supply lists seem a mile long, and parents anticipate a stack of receipts a mile high. Before you start back-to-school shopping for your elementary or high school student, find ways to cut down on the...

  • New Barnes & Noble kids program will have freebies, games and activities

    New Barnes & Noble kids program will have freebies, games and activities

    Barnes & Noble is encouraging kids’ interest in reading with a new program, the Kids’ Book Hangout, on Saturday, July 28. During the event, ages 6-12 are invited to stores to play games and activities, and score free book-related swag, while talking about four specially selected books: “Brown Girl...

  • Aqua Challenge now open in Dania Beach

    Aqua Challenge now open in Dania Beach

    The Broward College Tigertail Lake Recreational Center in Dania Beach has opened the Tigertail Aqua Challenge, an 8,000-square-foot inflatable water obstacle course and playground that tests balance and strength. The challenge includes a climbing wall with a slide, a 17-foot-wide trampoline, a...

  • Goaaaal!!! Free food for soccer fans at Florida Chipotles on Sunday

    Goaaaal!!! Free food for soccer fans at Florida Chipotles on Sunday

    Goaaaal! World Cup soccer fans can score free food at Florida Chipotle restaurants on July 15.  Anyone wearing a soccer jersey gets a buy-one-get-one-free burritos, bowls, salads or tacos at participating locations, according to a news release. Each fan gets one free entree with purchase of an...

  • Free any size iced espresso drinks at Starbucks Happy Hour on Thursday

    Free any size iced espresso drinks at Starbucks Happy Hour on Thursday

    Feeling hot, hot, hot? Then get to Starbucks Happy Hour this afternoon to cool off with a free drink deal. Get buy-one-get-one free any size cold espresso drinks starting at 3 p.m.  Opt for the new sweet-salty Salted Cream Cold Foam Cold Brew, which has creamy foam on top of caramel-flavored Cold...

  • Cool off with one-cent McCafe beverages at McDonald's

    Cool off with one-cent McCafe beverages at McDonald's

    So, it's a little cooler than the surface of the sun out there. Cool off with one cent McCafe beverages with purchase at McDonald's.  Get buy-one-get-one-for-a-penny medium or large McCafe blended drinks with a mobile coupon in the chain’s app good at participating restaurants. Hot and iced coffees...

  • Freebie Friday: Free drinks at Starbucks, free museum visits, free HBO and Cinemax

    Freebie Friday: Free drinks at Starbucks, free museum visits, free HBO and Cinemax

    Happy Freebie Friday!  Once again, head to Starbucks for buy-one-get-one free espresso drinks during Happy Hour on Friday. The offer is good on hot or cold beverages starting at 3 p.m.  Keep your cool with free entry at museums on Saturday and Sunday with Bank of America's Museum on Us program,...

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