Posts tagged Florida
Festivals to attend that aren’t Coachella

From Ohio to San Francisco, we round-up some of the best niche festivals in the country.

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Clyde Butcher on the secret backstories of his most beautiful shots

Ever see a stunning piece of photography and wonder just how it came to be? Clyde Butcher's expansive Florida landscape photos are a study in the beauty of the natural world. Here he shares the behind-the-scenes stories of six of his most beautiful works.

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The Florida youth team encouraging kids to get on their bikes

Fresh out of jail, Dwight 'Screamer' Wells vowed to help Florida's youth follow a different route than his own. His plan: to turn inner-city kids away from gun violence and onto biking instead. Francisco Alvarado went to meet the founder of Bikes Up Gunz Down.

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Photographer Clyde Butcher on finding beauty in natural chaos

Florida-based Clyde Butcher is a landscape photography legend, wading through Everglades swamps to capture stunning images of the natural world. He talked to Us of America about his work, his process and his passionate environmentalism.

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How Jim Morrison’s 1969 arrest forever altered American culture

The Doors took to a Florida stage in 1969 with their usual flashy gusto. Frontman Jim Morrison got drunk, simulated masturbation, and twice flashed the crowd... or so they say. Whatever actually went down that night, it forever altered the fabric of US culture.

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Meet Joe Carrillo, Miami's most notorious private eye

“Anytime there is a case that doesn’t get solved quickly, it usually comes to me.” Joe Carrillo is one of Miami's top private investigators, helping capture bad guys, rescue runaway teens and making the streets a safer place to be. When you lose all sense of hope, you go to Joe. 

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