Archive | All in a Day’s Work

All in a Day’s Work: Fort Lauderdale’s First Mate

Thursday, July 21, 2011

2 Comments

All in a Day’s Work: Fort Lauderdale’s First Mate

Getting around South Florida’s roadways isn’t always the easiest thing in the world. On Fort Lauderdale’s Water Taxi, the first mate offers people an alternative - along with a sense of humor and some righteous indignation.

All in a Day’s Work: A man and his mangoes

Thursday, July 7, 2011

3 Comments

All in a Day’s Work: A man and his mangoes

It’s mango season in South Florida. Thanks to our humid climate and poor soil, this region excels at mango growing - only rivaled by Hawaii. Under the Sun's Trina Sargalski spoke with the man who knows most about mangoes in Miami - Dr. Richard Campbell, senior curator of tropical fruit at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.

All in a Day’s Work: Sodero

Thursday, April 29, 2010

0 Comments

All in a Day’s Work: Sodero

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.

How to be a Mermaid

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

0 Comments

How to be a Mermaid

Listen as children watching Marina the Mermaid's performance weigh in on what makes a mermaid a mermaid. Do they have knees, muscles? Are they real?

Episode 4: All in a Day’s Work: Mermaid

Thursday, October 8, 2009

2 Comments

Episode 4: All in a Day’s Work: Mermaid

Marina Duran-Anderson performs as a mermaid. Job requirements: Ability to hold one's breath for long periods of time, excellent cardiovascular health, ability to keep one's burning eyes open in chlorinated water. Listen here to find out what it's like to put on a tail when you go to work.

All in a Day’s Work: Public Speaking Coach for Felons

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

8 Comments

All in a Day’s Work: Public Speaking Coach for Felons

Chris Wolfe is a public speaking coach who volunteers at a Gavel Club at a federal prison near Miami. He helps inmates prepare for life on the outside.

All in a Day’s Work: 17-Year-Old Jai A’lai Announcer

Friday, February 6, 2009

0 Comments

All in a Day’s Work: 17-Year-Old Jai A’lai Announcer

In our recurring segment, we explore the ways people in South Florida make a living. Meet Ryan Esdale, a 17-year-old announcer at Dania Jai A'lai. He dreams of going pro.



Remembering Andrew is about sharing your stories for the 20th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew.


To share your Hurricane Andrew story, submit it to the Public Insight Network.


Visit the Remembering Andrew homepage for blog posts, pictures, and to stream Remembering Andrew radio pieces online

Listener Feedback

Under the Sun On the Web