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June 17, 8:30am • O Cinema • part of a series on Broken

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The Blogger Union has partnered with CreativeMornings/Miami for a collaborative storytelling marathon. Tune in to read the story of our city told by local creatives, bloggers and entrepreneurs. Each week, a different member of CreativeMornings will take over to post what inspires them about South Florida. Do yo want to take over the CreativeMornings/Miami blog and share your take on our community? Email Paola at info@thebloggerunion and we’ll get working on it!
About Paola Mendez: Paola Mendez is a serial entrepreneur, the founder of South Florida Bloggers, and the kind spirit behind The Blogger Union. Today, Paola continues to run an eclectic portfolio of online businesses, including Coral Gables Love —the most influential online hub in Coral Gables— Dapper Animals, and Cool Gifting. On her down time, you can catch Paola playing drums in her cover band (along with her partner Brian, her sister, and brother-in-law) or snuggling with her toy Yorkie, Pancho.


This article was originally published on Coral Gables Love.

Swensen’s Introduces Revamped Menu & Beer Shakes

They had me at “Mac and Cheese Burger.” Swensen’s has completely changed their menu and you will want to eat it ALL. Each item is hand crafted fresh to order just for you, from burgers with queso fresco and plaintains to skillet desserts. If you haven’t stopped by Swensen’s, a Coral Gables landmark since 1977, it’s time you make it over there and enjoy their new gourmet burgers, craft beers, and beer shakes. They even have new tunes. The new Swensen’s has their own pandora station playing a good mix of indie pop and rock with a little bit of 90s nostalgic rock. You will hear the likes of Beck, MGMT, and M.I.A., and the BeeGees.

Swensen’s New Gourmet Burgers & Menu

If you are a gourmet burger lover you will want to check out Swensen’s brand new menu. In an effort to move away from the regular old dinner food, Swensen’s revamped their menu and introduced craft burgers and other delicious dishes – all based on small batch home-style cooking. All the food is cooked to order and everything is made fresh. Even the gravy is made to order when you order the chicken and biscuits.

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The Nica Sliders

I recommend ordering sliders and sharing with your friends because there are so many yummy things on the new menu, you will want to pace yourself. The Nica sliders are three mini Angus beef patties topped with chimichurri, queso blanco fried cheese, sweet plantains, pineapple vinegar slaw, and jalapeno cream sauce. The sauce is not spicy; but its flavor ties all the different sweet and savory ingredients together perfectly. The sliders are served on mini, buttered, toasted, brioche buns. These sliders are delicious with the perfect combination of sweet and salty with fried queso blanco, the tasty meat patty and the plantain. The pineapple cole slaw gives it crunchy texture. The bun is soft and lightly toasted. These sliders are a smaller version of the award-winning full sized Nica Burger and you need to taste them.

Even the fries are worth mentioning. I ordered the sweet potato fries with the marshmallow cinnamon dip. It’s hard to find crunchy sweet potato fries without them being burnt or over oily. These are made to perfection (and I’m picky when it comes to fries). The fries with marshmallow dip taste amazing. The steak fries were also fantastic. Thick wedges perfectly crispy on the outside with a soft center.

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The Mac and Cheese Burger

The Mac and Cheese burger at Swensen’s is a dream come true for mac and cheese lovers. If you consider yourself one of these wonderful people (I do), then you need to head over to Swensen’s and try it. The Mac and cheese burger is assembled with the following ingredients: macaroni and cheese, smoked gouda, applewood smoked bacon, hamburger patty, fried mac and cheese on the bottom, and cooked to order pepperjack cheese sauce. When you hear the list of ingredients you think to yourself, “this is too much”. The truth is, it is; but in a good way. It’s definitely very rich and I recommend sharing it because you might end up needing a nap after eating the whole thing (or even just half of it). PRO TIP: Bring your stretchy pants.

Riky Borroto, Swensen’s official beer expert & beer shake master, recommends you pair your mac and cheese burger with the Authentic Bavarian Hefeweizen beer from Germany: Ayinger Brauweisse. The beer is light with a mild sweetness in the back and it goes well with the mac and cheese’s creaminess.

Swensen’s is Serving Local & Imported Craft Beers

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Craft beer fans and owners of Swensen’s, Cinthia and Saud Rai, were sitting at a local brewery when they decided to add craft beers to the menu. Today, customers are loving their craft beer selection of local and imported beers; and the Rais are wondering why they didn’t do it sooner.

As craft beer fans, the Rais attend craft beer festivals around the world including Belgium. They also want to support the growing local craft beer scene by carrying local beers. Their goal is to carry 100 beers and will be adding taps to the restaurant to carry craft draft beer too. This is just the beginning of Swensen’s craft food and beer revolution. We’ll keep an eye on them as the updates develop.

Swensen’s Beer Shakes Are An Experience You Won’t Want To Miss

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It turns out that the owners wanted to pair craft beers with their new menu – not only their burgers but with their ice cream too. Two months ago they decided to marry their love of craft beers and ice cream to create Beer Shakes, making Swensen’s in Coral Gables the home of the original beer shake. Each beer shake is made with 4 ounces of beer and the rest of the beer is served with the shake so each customer can add more beer if they want. Riky recommends you sip your beer first and taste the flavors before you drink your shake. It makes all the flavors stand out.

Banana Fosters Beer Shake

We had the Bananas Foster: fresh bananas, warm caramel, and Due South’s Caramel Cream ale. It’s a sweet banana caramel dessert with a hint of beer after taste.

Special Edition Beer Shakes

Riky is always working on beer shake recipes. He likes to make recipes that go well with movie releases such as the Batman, Superman, and Wonderwoman Beer Shakes for the release of Batman vs. Superman. The following shakes will be available at Swensen’s while the movie is still screening at theaters. Go while the movie is still playing before they take them off the menu.

Batman Beer Shake: sticky chewy chocolate ice cream, chocolate syrup, half a brownies, Founder Breakfast stout which is a coffee oatmeal based stout.

Superman Beer Shake: vanilla ice cream with cherry syrup and Cigar City Jai Alai IPA.

Wonderwoman Beer Shake: vanilla ice cream, fresh raspberries, fresh strawberries, an organic amber ale called Monk in the Trunk from Jupiter, Florida. shakes:

If you want a server that will recommend perfect beer pairings with your dishes ask for Riky. He was the tour guide for our adventure and he didn’t suggest a single thing we didn’t like.

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Other Recommendations

We also liked the truffle oil mac and cheese, the lobster mac and cheese (pictured above), the duck confit sliders, the dolphin fingers and the skillet desserts. The skillet desserts are baked to order. When it arrives at the table it is still sizzling. If you are vegetarian, Swensen’s is also looking out for you. They offer a homemade veggie burger with ramoulade, zuchinni, couscous and lentils.

We loved the new Swensen’s and have already visited them twice after our first review! Go see what the new menu is about and let us know what you thought in the comments. PRO TIP: There’s also plenty of parking in the back.

Swensen’s is located at 1586 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables. instagram.com/swensensmiami

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The Blogger Union has partnered with Creative Mornings Miami for a collaborative storytelling marathon. Tune in to read the story of our city told by local creatives, bloggers and entrepreneurs. Each week, a different member of Creative Mornings will take over to post what inspires them about South Florida. Do yo want to take over the Creative Mornings Miami blog and share your take on our community? Email Paola at info@thebloggerunion and we’ll get working on it!Hi! My name is Paola Mendez and I will be taking over the Creative Mornings Miami Blog this week - so exciting! What can you expect this week? I will feature local gems and small businesses that are making Coral Gables/South Florida a great place. Books, food, music, art and collaboration; all these things make our city a fun and interesting place.This article was originally published on Coral Gables Love.

The People Behind Local Literary Gem, Books & Books

One of my favorite things about living in Coral Gables is that we have the best independent bookstore in the country, Books & Books. If you don’t want to take my word for it, Publishers Weekly agrees with me: Publishers Weekly awarded Books & Books Bookstore of the Year in 2015.imageIf you have ever set foot in Coral Gables and have not visited Books & Books, you truly missed out. This bookshop is so much more than a book retailer. They have been a pillar of the community for over 30 years and have brought revolutionizing events to South Florida, including the Miami Book Fair, the Key West Literary Seminar, eMERGE Miami, the Brickell Avenue Literary Society, and many more. This non-stop literary machine hosts events 365 days of the year bringing all kinds of authors for us to meet.As a book worm, there are few things as thrilling as hearing the behind the scenes of a favorite book. When I read a book, it’s such an intimate affair. Writers have the ability to fill my head with all these magical ideas. Every time I meet an author I feel a beautiful connection. We get to meet these wonderful authors every day and we have the people that work behind the scenes at Books & Books to thank for this. The best thank you I can give them is acknowledge their awesome work and give you a peek into their lives. Today, we’ll be meeting three of these wonderful people.

Mitchell Kaplan: Books & Books owner

“Bookstores represent community and I’m a lover of books and literature. So when I was young, marrying those two things sounded like it was something I could do and be passionate about it.” – Mitchell Kaplan
Mitchell opened the very first Books & Books in Coral Gables in 1982. Seven years later, he opened Books & Books on Lincoln Road and opened a cafe. In 1999, the Coral Gables location expanded to its current 9000 sq. ft. space located at 265 Aragon Ave. Since then, he’s opened book shops in Bal Harbor and the Arsht Center along with affiliate stores in the Cayman Islands, Miami International Airport, West Hampton Beach, Long Island, and Key West.imageOne of the things that makes Books & Books so special is the fact that it is a locally owned independent store. The people that own Books & Books are from the community and want to give back to the community. Mitchell Kaplan has been giving back to the community for 33 years and he has made quite an impact. He is the co-founder of the Miami Book Fair, he set up a program to work with schools and get authors in schools to talk to the students, and he has supported a long list of businesses and causes along the way.
“The main difference between a corporate chain store and a locally owned independent book store is that the independent bookshop is a community center. A tradition of community and locally owned bookstores runs deep.” – Mitchell Kaplan
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Books & Books hosting over 600 events during the year. Many author events feature writer’s giving talks and reading from their latest literary endeavors. Mitchell explains how an author event provides a great opportunity to gain insight to an author’s personality and even ask them questions about their work. It enriches the experience by giving the attendees a sense of discovery. Another great upside of attending these events is that you can discover new authors. Mitchell told me he feels blessed to have met the greatest writers of the 20th and 21st centuries, many of these meeting took place right here at our local Books & Books.If you are starting to feel jealous of those living in Coral Gables with full access to the greatest authors, Books & Books wants to include you in their community too. They now live stream most of the events and you can watch from the comfort of your home. You can also view all previously aired events by visiting their Books & Books online author event video archives.image

Aaron Curtis: Book Buyer

Next, let’s meet Aaron Curtis, the book buyer at the Coral Gables location. Among other things, Aaron is in charge of all the internet orders, all the event orders, and some of the web content.Aaron is also a published writer. His essays have appeared in World Book Night and the Sun Sentinel City Link. He writes every morning before he comes in to work. He is addicted to reading so he would spend all his money on books if he didn’t get all those advance reader books for free. So it’s kind of part of his paycheck. Yes, Aaron truly loves books and he is part of what makes Books & Books so special.I got to sit down and ask Aaron what he likes about working at Books & Books. Here is what he had to say:
“It puts you in touch with your people. There’s no where else in Miami to mingle with like-minded book folks – the introverts, the oddballs, the people who think that curling up someplace comfy and cracking open a book is one of the best ways to spend your time. We see so many dates and hook ups happen here. Books might not be inherently romantic but a lot of readers are. On the other side of the counter, putting the right book in a customers hands always makes me happy.” – Aaron Curtis
“There are magical moments. Once a memoirist got the date of her appearance wrong and we waited an hour for her to rush over from the airport. Meanwhile, two published memoirists in the audience – helpfully outed by their friends – got up and read from their own work. Thanks to readings from Andrea Askowitz and Roxanna Elden, the crowd was not only entertained, but the store sold copies of “My Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy” and “See Me After Class” in addition to the featured author’s books. I don’t think that would have happened in a movie theater. They don’t play two movies while you wait for them to fix a projector.”
“I like being a thorn in the digital age’s pixelated side. People are shocked when they get me on the phone, or by email, and realize that I’m processing their orders personally. I’ve gotten so much great feedback from internet customers just for what should be standard service, it makes me feel good when they can spot the difference. Sometimes it goes the other way, too – what’s taking so long! – but for the most part it’s all good. I like being part of a place that’s not afraid to be peaceful while the rest of the world feels so hectic.” – Aaron Curtis
I am lucky to have this passionate book lover in my book club. Needless to say, we always have the best book selections when it’s Aaron’s turn to pick. Fortunately, for all of us in South Florida, he is the one who fills the shelves of Books & Books with wonder. I suggest you always pick up his employee recommendation.image

Ketsia Julmeus: Children’s Book Buyer

Let me introduce you to Ketsia Julmeus. A former educator, Ketsia now curates the children’s section at Books & Books. Ketsia is also a dramatic screenwriter and a lover of films. She is in charge of picking the best children’s books and putting together kid and young adult events. She works closely with publishers like Random House to bring the current best selling authors to our local bookshop. Ketsia likes working at an independent bookstore because it gives her the opportunity to make a difference in children’s lives everyday. She also gets to be around people who are like minded and love books like she does. She points out that having such well read co-workers tends to promote interesting conversations and she is fortunate to love being around the people with whom she works.
“Reading is paramount for a child and to facilitate that is a blessing.” – Ketsia Julmeus
I asked Ketsia what is so special about locally owned independent bookstores. Ketsia explained to me how she and other Books & Books employees are personally invested in their jobs. They are very knowledgable about new releases and the publishing industry; and they make sure the shelves are filled with the most interesting and relevant titles. It’s easier to shop at Books & Books because when you walk in, everyone is knowledgeable of what books are on the shelves and out in the world. Make sure to stop by Books & Books to pick up your next book selection or meet an author. Books & Books is located at 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables. For more information visit booksandbooks.comAbout Paola Mendez: Paola Mendez is a serial entrepreneur, the founder of South Florida Bloggers, and the kind spirit behind The Blogger Union. Today, Paola continues to run an eclectic portfolio of online businesses, including Coral Gables Love —the most influential online hub in Coral Gables— Dapper Animals, and Cool Gifting. On her down time, you can catch Paola playing drums in her cover band (along with her partner Brian, her sister, and brother-in-law) or snuggling with her toy Yorkie, Pancho.

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The Blogger Union has partnered with Creative Mornings Miami for a collaborative storytelling marathon. Tune in to read the story of our city told by local creatives, bloggers and entrepreneurs. Each week, a different member of Creative Mornings will take over to post what inspires them about South Florida. Do yo want to take over the Creative Mornings Miami blog and share your take on our community? Email Paola at info@thebloggerunion and we’ll get working on it!


Hi! My name is Paola Mendez and I will be taking over the Creative Mornings Miami Blog this week - so exciting! What can you expect this week? I will feature local gems and small businesses that are making Coral Gables/South Florida a great place. Books, food, music, art and collaboration; all these things make our city a fun and interesting place. About Paola Mendez: Paola Mendez is a serial entrepreneur, the founder of South Florida Bloggers, and the kind spirit behind The Blogger Union. Today, Paola continues to run an eclectic portfolio of online businesses, including Coral Gables Love —the most influential online hub in Coral Gables— Dapper Animals, and Cool Gifting. On her down time, you can catch Paola playing drums in her cover band (along with her partner Brian, her sister, and brother-in-law) or snuggling with her toy Yorkie, Pancho.

This article was originally published on Coral Gables Love.

The People Behind Local Literary Gem, Books & Books

One of my favorite things about living in Coral Gables is that we have the best independent bookstore in the country, Books & Books. If you don’t want to take my word for it, Publishers Weekly agrees with me:Publishers Weekly awarded Books & Books Bookstore of the Year in 2015.

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If you have ever set foot in Coral Gables and have not visited Books & Books, you truly missed out. This bookshop is so much more than a book retailer. They have been a pillar of the community for over 30 years and have brought revolutionizing events to South Florida, including the Miami Book Fair, the Key West Literary Seminar, eMERGE Miami, the Brickell Avenue Literary Society, and many more. This non-stop literary machine hosts events 365 days of the year bringing all kinds of authors for us to meet.

As a book worm, there are few things as thrilling as hearing the behind the scenes of a favorite book. When I read a book, it’s such an intimate affair. Writers have the ability to fill my head with all these magical ideas. Every time I meet an author I feel a beautiful connection. We get to meet these wonderful authors every day and we have the people that work behind the scenes at Books & Books to thank for this. The best thank you I can give them is acknowledge their awesome work and give you a peek into their lives. Today, we’ll be meeting three of these wonderful people.

Mitchell Kaplan: Books & Books owner

“Bookstores represent community and I’m a lover of books and literature. So when I was young, marrying those two things sounded like it was something I could do and be passionate about it.” – Mitchell Kaplan

Mitchell opened the very first Books & Books in Coral Gables in 1982. Seven years later, he opened Books & Books on Lincoln Road and opened a cafe. In 1999, the Coral Gables location expanded to its current 9000 sq. ft. space located at 265 Aragon Ave. Since then, he’s opened book shops in Bal Harbor and the Arsht Center along with affiliate stores in the Cayman Islands, Miami International Airport, West Hampton Beach, Long Island, and Key West.

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One of the things that makes Books & Books so special is the fact that it is a locally owned independent store. The people that own Books & Books are from the community and want to give back to the community. Mitchell Kaplan has been giving back to the community for 33 years and he has made quite an impact. He is the co-founder of the Miami Book Fair, he set up a program to work with schools and get authors in schools to talk to the students, and he has supported a long list of businesses and causes along the way.

“The main difference between a corporate chain store and a locally owned independent book store is that the independent bookshop is a community center. A tradition of community and locally owned bookstores runs deep.” – Mitchell Kaplan

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Books & Books hosting over 600 events during the year. Many author events feature writer’s giving talks and reading from their latest literary endeavors. Mitchell explains how an author event provides a great opportunity to gain insight to an author’s personality and even ask them questions about their work. It enriches the experience by giving the attendees a sense of discovery. Another great upside of attending these events is that you can discover new authors. Mitchell told me he feels blessed to have met the greatest writers of the 20th and 21st centuries, many of these meeting took place right here at our local Books & Books.

If you are starting to feel jealous of those living in Coral Gables with full access to the greatest authors, Books & Books wants to include you in their community too. They now live stream most of the events and you can watch from the comfort of your home. You can also view all previously aired events by visiting their Books & Books online author event video archives.

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Aaron Curtis: Book Buyer

Next, let’s meet Aaron Curtis, the book buyer at the Coral Gables location. Among other things, Aaron is in charge of all the internet orders, all the event orders, and some of the web content.

Aaron is also a published writer. His essays have appeared in World Book Night and the Sun Sentinel City Link. He writes every morning before he comes in to work. He is addicted to reading so he would spend all his money on books if he didn’t get all those advance reader books for free. So it’s kind of part of his paycheck. Yes, Aaron truly loves books and he is part of what makes Books & Books so special.

I got to sit down and ask Aaron what he likes about working at Books & Books. Here is what he had to say:

“It puts you in touch with your people. There’s no where else in Miami to mingle with like-minded book folks – the introverts, the oddballs, the people who think that curling up someplace comfy and cracking open a book is one of the best ways to spend your time. We see so many dates and hook ups happen here. Books might not be inherently romantic but a lot of readers are. On the other side of the counter, putting the right book in a customers hands always makes me happy.” – Aaron Curtis

“There are magical moments. Once a memoirist got the date of her appearance wrong and we waited an hour for her to rush over from the airport. Meanwhile, two published memoirists in the audience – helpfully outed by their friends – got up and read from their own work. Thanks to readings from Andrea Askowitz and Roxanna Elden, the crowd was not only entertained, but the store sold copies of “My Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy” and “See Me After Class” in addition to the featured author’s books. I don’t think that would have happened in a movie theater. They don’t play two movies while you wait for them to fix a projector.”

“I like being a thorn in the digital age’s pixelated side. People are shocked when they get me on the phone, or by email, and realize that I’m processing their orders personally. I’ve gotten so much great feedback from internet customers just for what should be standard service, it makes me feel good when they can spot the difference. Sometimes it goes the other way, too – what’s taking so long! – but for the most part it’s all good. I like being part of a place that’s not afraid to be peaceful while the rest of the world feels so hectic.” – Aaron Curtis

I am lucky to have this passionate book lover in my book club. Needless to say, we always have the best book selections when it’s Aaron’s turn to pick. Fortunately, for all of us in South Florida, he is the one who fills the shelves of Books & Books with wonder. I suggest you always pick up his employee recommendation.

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Ketsia Julmeus: Children’s Book Buyer

Let me introduce you to Ketsia Julmeus. A former educator, Ketsia now curates the children’s section at Books & Books. Ketsia is also a dramatic screenwriter and a lover of films. She is in charge of picking the best children’s books and putting together kid and young adult events. She works closely with publishers like Random House to bring the current best selling authors to our local bookshop.

Ketsia likes working at an independent bookstore because it gives her the opportunity to make a difference in children’s lives everyday. She also gets to be around people who are like minded and love books like she does. She points out that having such well read co-workers tends to promote interesting conversations and she is fortunate to love being around the people with whom she works.

“Reading is paramount for a child and to facilitate that is a blessing.” – Ketsia Julmeus

I asked Ketsia what is so special about locally owned independent bookstores. Ketsia explained to me how she and other Books & Books employees are personally invested in their jobs. They are very knowledgable about new releases and the publishing industry; and they make sure the shelves are filled with the most interesting and relevant titles. It’s easier to shop at Books & Books because when you walk in, everyone is knowledgeable of what books are on the shelves and out in the world.

Make sure to stop by Books & Books to pick up your next book selection or meet an author. Books & Books is located at 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables. For more information visit booksandbooks.com

Remix! with the CreativeMornings Community

It’s no secret that there is an insane amount of talent in the CreativeMornings community. We love experiencing it at events, through your profiles, and with our monthly theme illustrations. But there are only 12 months in a year and only 12 monthly illustrations. That’s not enough.

So, in the spirit of this month’s theme Collaborate, we’re handing the monthly illustration over to you so we can highlight more of your incredible work.

As designers and makers, we were already big fans of FiftyThree’s Paper iPad app. We recently discovered their Mix platform, which makes it super simple to take an image, remix it, and make it your own. We already wanted the community to work on the illustration together, and we thought Paper would be a great tool to use. We hope you agree.

Can’t wait to get started? Grab or borrow an iPad with Paper and get remixing!

Thank you to all who came out Friday morning to the Revolution themed CreativeMornings!

“The revolution is local.” - Steven Pargett, speaker

Photo by Depuhl

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Drum roll for June’s theme…REVOLUTION! The speakers are out of this world, so keep your eye on our website to save the date for the talk in your city! http://creativemornings.com/themes/revolution

Revolutions aren’t strangers to the creative community. We’re a community that breaks rules, challenges stereotypes, and makes change. We care deeply about the cities we live in and fight passionately for our convictions. This month, hosts and speakers in 115 cities will explore this theme of Revolution.

June’s global events are presented in partnership with Shutterstock. The theme was chosen by our Raleigh chapter and illustrated by the talented Mark Weaver.

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Great news! The net neutrality rules you all fought so hard for (and won!) have gone into effect. The FCC’s Open Internet is Order is officially official.

Pop open a bottle of whatever you celebrate with, but don’t get toooo comfortable yet. In a bogus and sneaky move, some members of Congress are using a funding maneuver to prohibit the FCC from implementing its own net neutrality rules.

If you care about internet freedom and you have a spare minute, you can help make sure Congress doesn’t screw up this victory. Call up one of these key members of the House Appropriations Committee and and ask them to take out the anti–net neutrality language from the House Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2016, specifically sections 628, 629, and 630: 

More details: This is a general appropriations bill that funds independent agencies, including the FCC, through the coming year. Legislators on the Appropriations subcommittee are trying to thwart net neutrality by attaching specifically targeted riders to the bill. Considering that the FCC’s monumental ruling was the culmination of a remarkably open and participatory debate, these background moves are a particularly cynical circumvention of the democratic process and the will of the people.

It’s nasty business, and President Obama won’t be able to do anything about it except by vetoing the entire bill. Let’s not put him in this pickle. Call up and demand the fair and open internet you fought for (and, again, won!).

Talk about a Revolution (plug for this month’s CreativeMornings theme)!

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