The Economist Intelligence Unit has released its rankings of the 120 most economically competitive cities in the world [PDF], and Miami, just one of 12 American cities to make the list, shot up 10 spots this year. Miami in fact now ranks 40th overall.
In the 1920s, bartender Giuseppe Cipriani loaned a customer a tidy sum of money (especially for a bartender). Harry Pickering, a wealthy Bostonian, was a "frequent flier" of Cipriani's. Maybe too steady for his American family's tastes. After learning he was frittering away much of the family fortun ... More >>
For every fat, drunk American football fan who couldn't even sit (or, uh, dance) through Madonna's 12-minute Super Bowl XLVI halftime bonanza, there are millions of giddy pop music fans in party towns like Istanbul, Zagreb, Warsaw, Kansas City, and St. Paul who'd be totally willing to blow their ... More >>
We can not tell you how many times we've been in those sticky situations where we need some extra gold bars, but unfortunately wherever it is you go to get gold bars (the gold bar store?) is closed. We're sure, like most regular citizens, you have the same exact problem. Luckily, for the busy per ... More >>
photo by Gregg DelmanIn this week's print edition of the Miami New Times, we featured a Q&A with the legendary Robert Plant, who performs with his Band of Joy this Friday, July 30 at Bayfront Park Amphitheater. Still, as print is stuck being print, there was more Q&A that didn't fit. Here ... More >>
Now he's packing a tune.
Architect Zaha Hadid blurs the line between interior and exterior
African millionaire Foutanga Dit Babani Sissoko opened his checkbook and stole Miami's heart. Not surprisingly, that wasn't the only thing he stole.