You can stream stories from our "Remembering Andrew" series, view photos, and read more of people's comments and memories on our new page. Also, we're airing a one hour documentary about Hurricane Andrew at 9 a.m. on August 24 on WLRN 91.3 FM.
When you stop and listen to your surroundings, what do you hear? Under the Sun's Alicia Zuckerman headed to South Beach to capture the typical noise of a day at the park. Can you identify what you hear? What sounds tell a story about the South Florida you know?
The filmmakers behind Cocaine Cowboys unveil a new documentary focusing on South Florida's marijuana smuggling past. The film profiles Everglades City, where fishermen used the labyrinth of mangroves to smuggle pot. They were eventually caught, and 80 percent of the town's male population ended up prison.
Miami filmmaker Billy Corben not only directed Square Grouper, the latest documentary from the Miami Beach-based Rakontur production company, but he also wrote the music and lyrics for two of the songs that appeared in the film.
Author Carlos Eire's latest book, Learning to Die in Miami, is the story of his arrival in the United States as an 11-year-old Cuban exile. He shares with Under the Sun his experience as a young immigrant on his own in a new country and why he considers exile a gift.
After the earthquake in Haiti, the U.S. government made Temporary Protected Status (TPS) available to Haitians living in the country before January 12. And yet, by government estimates, less than a third of eligible Haitians living in the United States have applied. Why is that? According to immigrant advocates: fees, fraud, and fear. Alicia Zuckerman takes us down the long and winding road to TPS. We are broadcasting stories exploring the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, one year later, throughout the month of January. Listen here.
When a devastating earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, its political and social aftershocks were felt in South Florida, the region with the largest Haitian-born population in the U.S. We aired a one-hour special on the impact of the earthquake in Haiti on life in South Florida. It told stories of fear, survival, faith […]
The ringing of bells is a sound you might associate with the holidays, with majestic church towers or with small European villages. So forget all of that. The bells at Trinity Cathedral in downtown Miami are a little different. Listen to the story by Alicia Zuckerman and Kenny Malone.
About 200 people gathered for stories and music at An Evening Under the Sun. The event showcased Under the Sun's upcoming radio special, which tells stories of how life in South Florida has changed after the earthquake in Haiti. The event also raised money for relief efforts in Haiti by Food for the Poor. Click here to get a visual recap of an Evening Under the Sun.
You may think the "seltzer man" went the way of the rotary phone, but Paul Urbant still delivers seltzer bottles. He came to Miami via Buenos Aires and New York City. He is a "sodero" who travels throughout South Florida, delivering bottles to front doors. Listen to the story here.