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On Saturday, February 28, 2015, Branches South Miami hosted the 2nd Annual MLK Remix at the Bethel-Gibson Community Center which featured the South Miami MLK Unity Parade in the morning followed
New brand aims to take over America's taste buds, encouraging increased consumption and sales of fruits and vegetables, including avocados IRVING, Texas, Feb.
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.
Forbes Living TV will air on ION WPXM-TV in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Florida area. St.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.
People can boost their mood and beat the winter blues by choosing in-season fruit that packs a healthy punch BARTOW, Fla., Feb.
The Sunny, Happy Go Lucky Vibe of South Florida Beams Directly and Live into Virtual Bus Shelters this February GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.
Lucky Couples from the U.S., Europe and South America to Marry at Historic "Love is Love" Beach Wedding with Lance Bass Serving as Ambassador GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.
FIU to host more than 60 employers committed to hiring Veterans.
Bass and Husband Michael Turchin Celebrate their E! Network Wedding at Historic Beach Wedding and Vow Renewal Ceremonies in Fort Lauderdale GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan.
Persea americana is a flowering plant that belongs to the Lauraceae family. It is widely known as the Avocado tree. P. americana is a tree that grows up to 66 feet tall. It has alternately arranged leaves that measure about 5 to 10 inches long. Its flowers are tiny and greenish-yellow, measuring .2 to .4 inches in diameter. The tree’s popular, pear shaped green fruit measures 2.8 to 7.9 inches long and weighs between 3.5 and 35 ounces. It contains a single large seed, measuring 2 to 2.5...
Cycas rumphii is a palm-like species of cycad plant. The plant may also be referred to as Queen sago or the Queen sago palm. This species is a member of the Cycadaceae family and is native to the Malesian region. The C. rumphii is a relatively small plant reaching approximately 33 feet. Its trunk is grey with diamond patterned bark and measures up to 16 inches in diameter. Its leaves typically grow between 4.9 and 8.2 feet long. Leaves have a bright green coloration and a glossy surface....
Cycas circinalis is a species of cycad plant. also referred to as the Queen sago. C. circinalis is native to Sri Lanka, although it is a widely cultivated plant. C. circinalis is commonly used for landscape, decorative purposes and may be used as a food source. The plant’s seeds are carefully soaked, ground and used to make flour. You will often find its flour used in tortillas, tamales and soups. The palm-like plant is a slow growing species. C. circinalis are known to have a short,...
The Tropic of Capricorn, alternately called the Southern Tropic, is a marker of the most southerly latitude on the Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead. This occurs at the December solstice, when the southern hemisphere is tilted towards the sun at its maximum degree. It is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. It presently lies 23 degrees 26’ 16’’ south of the Equator. Currently, the Tropic of Capricorn is drifting towards the north at...
The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern tropic, is the circle of latitude on the Earth that serves as a marker for the most northerly position at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith. This event happens once per year, at the time of the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun to its maximum degree. Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun might appear directly...
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