Earlier this week WLRN Miami Herald's Dan Grech interviewed Terence Cantarella, an intrepid contributor to WLRN who had the idea of navigating his way around Miami through its canal system in a canoe. Terence confessed to "a certain amount of willful lack of planning" for this adventure.
"I’m just climbing down some rocks and trying to get in the water. It could get ugly." WLRN contributor Terence Cantarella launched the Canoe Project at 11 a.m. this morning.
WLRN's Arianna Prothero interviewed Dan Grech, the station's news director and Under the Sun's co-creator, this morning about the impetus for the Canoe Project.
Dan talks with Arianna about being approached by a contributor to WLRN for the story and what this story means this story means to our community.
Many thanks to all of the WLRN listeners who submitted questions and suggestions for Dan Grech's interview with Radiolab host Jad Abumrad. Listen to the interviews here.
Radiolab is the kind of show that you've either never heard of or you love. If you love Radiolab, how would you describe it to those who've never heard of it?
WLRN's Dan Grech crossed an item off his bucket list and reported the opening story of this week's episode of This American Life. Dan got back to his nerdy roots and covered a conference in Orlando on building a spaceship to travel to the stars.
Here in South Florida we're used to hearing all kinds of birds sing. But how often do you hear fish sing? It turns out that fish sing when they are ready to mate. Dan Grech set out on a pontoon boat in Stuart to hear this unique mating call.
Broward is the most racially diverse county in S. Florida, according to the South Florida Business Journal and U.S. Census Bureau. Miami-Dade still leads in the number of Hispanics. Under the Sun's Dan Grech spoke with a demographer during the census to talk about the issue of ethnicity and the government's use of the Hispanic label.
In honor of "O, Miami" and National Poetry Month, Under the Sun co-host Dan Grech shared an original poem with a live audience at the Under the Sun/Lip Service storytelling event in Coral Gables. The goal of "O, Miami" is to have every person in Miami-Dade encounter a poem in April.
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.