Ben Cohen, Co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s, To Speak at Cinematheque on Wednesday

On Wednesday, February 6, at 7:00 p.m. Cinema Green welcomes Special Guest Host Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream at Cinematheque, located at 1130 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, Fl, 33139. Mr. Cohen will be joining us for the film, commentary and to share with our community about his experiences, and his latest

Pick a Week, Any Week – US National Green Week 2013 February 4-8

National Green Week begins February 4, and the Green Education Foundation is ready to help K-12 teachers with ideas and activities for the classroom. National Green Week empowers students to be leaders of their own sustainability campaigns. Schools and groups are encouraged to take this opportunity to spend time with students discussing issues around sustainability

Making Solar Work in the Sunshine State! Broward County’s Go SOLARFest This Weekend

This weekend Broward County, Florida, is hosting the “Go SOLARFest” at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center (1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.) The two-day event starts Friday at 7:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast and registration, then continues through Saturday. The event will be attended by Broward County Mayor Kristin Jacobs

Brazil Comes to Tuyo for this week’s Miami Spice

Yesterday I forgot to take something out of the freezer to prepare for dinner last night. What to do? How about Tuyo, a fusion restaurant on the top floor of the Miami Dade College’s Miami Culinary Institute just a few steps from our downtown condo? I have wanted to treat my daughter to dinner here ever since my

Happy 96th Birthday To The National Park Service!

The National Park Service turns 96 years old today. Their official website invites everyone to visit any of the 397 national parks to help celebrate “the big day” with many locations offering special events. The National Park Service was signed into existance on August 25, 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson after a successful publicity campaign

Miami Culinary Institute – great food, great fun and green!

Wednesday night’s monthly meeting of the US Green Building Council Miami branch combined virtually all of my passions – urban Miami, real estate, green building, sustainability & environmental consciousness, great food, and bubbly champagne. We met at the Miami Culinary Institute, located at 415 NE 2 AV in downtown Miami, for a short presentation by

Cinema Green tonight at Miami Beach Cinematheque

The Environmental Coalition of Miami & the Beaches and Cinematheque on Miami Beach invites you Cinema Green movie night tonight at 7 and 9 pm.  First, “follow the story of Jen and Grant as they accept the challenge of creating no waste for an entire year” in the “The Clean Bin Project.” Then enjoy “One Beach,” a

Miami-Dade County Helps Turn Your Backyard Green – Rain Barrel Workshop

Did you know that Florida receives an average of 56 inches of rainfall per year? And just a quarter- inch of rainfall over a 1000 square foot area (like your roof) can yield around 150 gallons of water. By placing rain barrels at your gutter downspouts, you can quickly fill a 50 gallon barrel with

Park(ing) Day in Coconut Grove This Friday

The US Green Building Council’s South Florida Chapter Emerging Professionals will be participating in this Friday’s “Park(ing) Day,” a worldwide event that inspires city dwellers everywhere to transform metered parking spots into temporary parks.  Started in 2005, Park(ing) Day is a way to draw attention to the need for more public parks in urban areas. This year’s local event is

Hey Miami Students! Get Your Green On – Enter Miami-Dade’s video contest

April is Water Conservation Month in Florida and Miami-Dade County wants you to “Get Your Green On!” The contest is open to all Miami-Dade County high school students. Create an original Public Service Announcement showcasing environmentally sustainable activities and your commercial could air at movie theaters across the County. Every student who enters will receive