(MIAMI, Fla.) In South Florida news today, Kroger announces it will expand delivery services to Miami, a new spirit festival dedicated to hard seltzer is coming to Doral, and Gov. Ron DeSantis forces schools — including Miami-Dade — to scrap safety protocols or lose funding.
The following list contains the area's breaking news for Wednesday, October 13. Read on today's top stories:
One of the largest grocers in the U.S. is gearing up to expand its delivery service to South Florida.
The expansion comes after launching Kroger Delivery in Northern Florida in cities like Tampa and Jacksonville. The e-commerce platform allows for efficient and eco-friendly delivery of more than 30,000 grocery and convenience items thanks to near fully-automated fulfillment hubs.
A new spirit festival dedicated to hard seltzer is headed to Miami next month.
New York City-based Cannonball Productions will bring Seltzerland, its traveling hard seltzer festival, to Doral in November. The first large-scale festival to focus on hard seltzer, the event has visited numerous cities nationwide and will make its final 2021 stop in Doral.
Governor Ron DeSantis' is forcing schools with the highest coronavirus cases across Florida to halt their safety protocols or lose their funding.
According to data from John's Hopkins, five of the counties affected have the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the state. This includes Miami-Dade, Broward, Orange, Palm Beach and Duval. Children among these counties were horribly affected by Covid-19 with many still dealing with Long-Covid.
A new art installation is coming to the Miami area in December.
Bruce Munro: Forest and Field of Light will feature more than 6,000 fiber-optic illuminated stemmed glass spheres that cascade across nearly two acres of Pinecrest Gardens. The installation is inspired by the venue’s unique landscape and vegetation.
“The beauty of this exhibit, set on a botanical stage, will bring our intimate gardens to life at night, as well as provide a breathtaking and otherworldly experience for anyone who attends,” said Alana Perez, Pinecrest Gardens’ executive director. “This is the first time we are opening up our Lower Garden, with its tropical, jungle-like winding paths, for visitors to experience an exhibit unlike any other in South Florida.”
Blac Chyna flew off the handle at a Miami airport Sunday ranting about fellow travelers who need to “get f–king vaccinated. The rapper was captured on video shouting a string of expletives in the concourse of Miami International about the COVID-19 vaccine and her anger at anyone who refuses to get a jab.