After a few days of torrential rain, waterspouts, and tornado warnings to end last week, this weekend brought glorious sunshine and cool ocean breezes -- meaning half of Dade County spent Saturday and Sunday wading in the Atlantic Ocean or enjoying Biscayne Bay. They weren't alone out there. (Cue ... More >>
Ebony Wilkerson has been identified as the pregnant woman who drove a minivan with her three children inside into the Atlantic Ocean off of Daytona Beach earlier this week. The 32-year-old South Carolina woman has now been charged with attempted murder as more details of the incident come forward. ... More >>
Yesterday should have been a celebration for this family of Colombian immigrants. It should have been a night filled with music and art and laughter. It should have been Israel "Reefa" Hernandez's 19th birthday. Instead, it was yet another milestone along the long path of mourning the slain teenage ... More >>
South Florida is no stranger to casino cruises and party boats. They leave from Port Everglades and Bayside Marketplace, taking people to the open waters to party. In the case of casino cruises, boats actually head out three miles out to international waters, where U.S. law no longer applies. But t ... More >>
Hearing the words "Cuba," "Missiles" and "North Korean," tends to make most Americans uncomfortable, and now international officials are trying to figure out the mystery of why exactly those words all ended up together in this headline.
Fourth of July means firing up the grill out back and hanging with family, unless you're more into the whole barbecue bash with interesting-people-in-fascinating-places thing, Short Order has put together a guide to restaurants and hotels that are serving up a plate of barbecue favorites -- and othe ... More >>
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 >>
You've probably read about blue lobsters, those rare neon-colored crustaceans. Now, Red the Steakhouse is inviting you to taste one.Read Also: Red the Steakhouse Has Kobe from Japan: Is it Worth It?The lobsters are Brittany Blues, taken from the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean off the shores of Scotlan ... More >>
Taylor Swift's in trouble. According to website Gossip Cop, the 22-year-old pop star and highest-paid celebrity under 30 spent the weekend with Robert F. Kennedy's grandson Conor at his family's New England compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. Bad news ... Because if you consider all of the ... 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 >>
Less than six months after a penthouse at the Setai sold for $21.5 and set a new record for the highest price ever paid in Miami-Dade for an apartment, that record has been smashed. A penthouse in South Beach's exclusive Continuum towers has been sold for $25 million according to the New York Times ... More >>
We are dedicated to saving Scotty's Landing, one of the city's best venues with a view, so even though we named the best places for brew with a view last month -- Scotty's was number four -- we are bringing you more.Short Order scoured the rooftops and beachfronts of Miami -- a tough task for anyone ... More >>
Are all y'all ready to effing alt-rock across the Atlantic Ocean with the 311 Carribean Cruise 2012? On Thursday, May 10, the rock/rap/reggae/funk juggernaut known as 311 will be steaming outta the Port of Miami aboard the Carnival Destiny with 15 musical cruise mates, including The Dirty Heads, S ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain, the chef, traveler, writer, snarkmeister, and media whore extraordinaire, is doing the full-on media blitz to get the word out that No Reservations premieres tonight, at 9 p.m. on Travel Channel. Last week he was on Jon Stewart's Daily Show, where Stewart said he gets diarrhea just ... 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.
In reaction to the last 30 years of crime, drug trafficking and sexual provocativeness within the City of Miami Beach, a coalition of good, white Christian activists from a collection of Red States plan to send a letter today to local, state and federal leaders demanding that the entire city be b ... More >>
Archbishop Wenski, is going to wash down a Miami Heat victory with Dallas BBQ and pecan pie.These days, everyone is weighing in on the rivalry between the Miami Heat and the Dull-ass Mavericks. Even God.As the Pope's duly appointed representative in South Florida, Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wensk ... 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 >>
Drizzy loves Prunk TV.Welcome to the first Prunk TV episode of 2011! And we'll start off with footage of Drake performing at the W Hotel South Beach on New Year's Eve. Drake is at the top of his game right now. It was the perfect way to bring in the New Year. Bleidat! As a venue, the W is off t ... More >>
File under "So Near And Yet So Far"...Ortanique opened in Grand Cayman last week, joining Michael's Genuine Food & Drink as well as Eric Ripert's Blue (in the Ritz-Carlton). Executive chef is Sara Mair, a Caribbean native best known as a contestant on Top Chef: Miami, but who was also chef ... More >>
Photo via Florian SEROUSSI's FlickrScene from June's Mobile Monday Miami.Mobile Monday is for geeks who love everything about mobile phones and the wireless industry. With more than 55 chapters around the world, the global community fosters networking, idea sharing, and interaction. Miami's chapt ... 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 >>
You're sure to snag something great.
Jean-Gabriel Chelala stops in South Florida while boating and biking from France to, well, France.
Who's killing the endangered key deer? The bloody mess has caused a scandal in paradise.
Photo by Jeffrey Delannoy Iggy Pop and the Stooges performed as part of the Art Basel kick-off. See a slideshow from the concert. “I AM YOU!!!” Stooges frontman Iggy Pop bellowed, extending a bony finger at the swirling mass of flesh bouncing up and down on the sand in Collins Park on Sout ... More >>
It's the tops in Florida. And the banks are eating it up.
"Finally, no more fretting over free-range floaters when planning a day at the beach."
It ain't majestic, but it floats
For more than two decades Donna Weaver has been trying to solve the mystery of her husband's disappearance, but the U.S. government insists it's a secret
Collins Park may be the last undeveloped area in South Beach, but not for long
An old Miami Beach family is cashing in on the next new thing
Chef Michael Schwartz jumps ship to Atlantic, but doesn't dock long
That's a hard lesson learned by hundreds of angry condo owners living at Sunset Harbour in Miami Beach
Here in My Car
Democrats hate him. Journalists scorn him. Most Americans ignore him. Which is fine with Matt Drudge. He's taking it to the bank.
John Henry, This Is War!
Could the former Homestead Air Force Base become a launch pad for satellites? Sure -- when pigs fly.
MIA's ear-splitting flight paths have local residents ready to take flight
A Miami Beach citizens' group seeks to obstruct future construction on waterfront properties
He just wanted to build a huge condo with his name on it, but all he got was a big stink