Since before Jaws used the Jersey shore as an all-you-can-eat buffet, sharks have held a reputation as the monsters of the sea. But no matter how intimidating they appear, the water-bound predators still fall below humans on the food chain.
In fact, shark meat is legally sold at certain retailers, ... More >>
There's no question about it, summer is here. But hey, it could be worse ... like 110 degrees and no beach breeze worse. So while the rest of the country rides the heat wave, get outside for a beach barbecue before the inevitable afternoon storms start up, and you'll never wonder again where your su ... More >>
While the rest of the nation is celebrating just being able to leave the house without mittens and and a scarf on, it will be just another warm, sunny weekend for us here in South Florida. So why not grill a fabulous selection of barbecued meats while taking in a wondrous view? No we don't mean by p ... More >>
Who's ready to get dressed up like a six-foot Rastafarian puppet, suck down some lukewarm Corona, and absolutely not do any drugs while cruisin' across the Atlantic Ocean aboard the MSC Poesia?
That's right ... We're talking about Jam Cruise, every South Florida hippie music junkie's favorite float ... More >>
Congratulations! You survived Emily, Irene, Rina, and all those other storms that threatened to come near us, yet never did. Yes, we've endured another hurricane season, and we won't even have to think about any possible category fives until next June.
Lesley ElliottChunks of first grade tuna are served with a side of crispy fried yucca chips. Bal Harbour offers a measly array of restaurants for the walking wallets who live there. For years, La Goulue and Caffe Da Vinci fueled pre-shopping lunches and family dinners, but now it seems resta ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss
Do Not Enter sign on front door of Tudor House.Walking past the Dream Hotel on Ninth Street and Collins Avenue last week, we saw a sign in the window of the soon-to-be Tudor House Restaurant at The Dream South Beach Hotel, "Do Not Enter - Training in Progress".
Thi ... More >>
Photo by Jens Peterson via Wiki Commons/CC2.0Lionfish are the great scourge of the sea. Native to the Pacific, the beautiful but poisonous fish have begun popping up in the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean along Florida and the islands, where they wreck havoc on the native ecosystem by eating eve ... More >>
The Ritz-Carlton Public RelationsIf at first you don't succeed, try again. Cantina Beach at the Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne reopened its freshly refurbished doors on November 15 after a kitchen fire caused its closure over the summer. "The new Cantina Beach offers innovative menu additions with ... More >>
Usher Has Got a Message For Lil Wayne.Usher. Just about every woman in the world wants to be his wife. And there Prunk TV was, standing next to him, as we both leaned against a wall on the rooftop of Red Steakhouse in Miami Beach.
The party had just begun. Lord Usher was wearing dark expensive ... More >>
via W HotelsThe W's *gasp* sole poolW Hotels, a chain so chic it needs but a single letter to identify it, finally came to South Beach last fall, but now owners who bought condos in the complex allege they were deceived and want their deposits back.Potential owners were told there would be larger ... More >>
Seafood bolognese? Not this week.After the Epic Hotel's specially installed filtration system removed most of the chlorine from city water, three guests fell ill from Legionnaires' disease and the hotel has been temporarily closed. That means the award-winning seafood restaurant Area 31 is as off ... More >>
Dean James Max will bring bite to the EdgeWhen Cheeca Lodge & Spa reopens in Islamorada this December 15th, its landmark Atlantic's Edge restaurant will be under the creative direction of newly hired "Concept Chef" Dean James Max -- who is known closer to home for his 3030 Ocean at the Marrio ... More >>
Summer is the time to drive down to Key West. It's empty now, the streets and beaches quiet. Here's a list of places to eat on the drive down (or back up). Robert Is Here Fruit StandSummer is perhaps the best time to hit up what should be a mainstay of any drive south of Miami: Robert is Here I ... More >>
Soon-to-be-displaced County Commission Chairman Bruno Barreiro is no friend of the environment. The former state representative led the charge to allow developers to build beyond the county's imaginary line that stops construction from encroaching on the Everglades and environmentally sensitive land ... More >>