Bill Rose

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    The Miami Herald's History Is For Sale on eBay: Here's the Best, Worst and Weirdest

    Last month, editors held the final afternoon news meeting at One Herald Plaza. A few minutes later, some moving vans parked in front of the building, and employees and movers packed up what was left and said goodbye to the paper's home for exactly 50 years. A few staffers stopped long enough to grab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Bill Rose, ex-Tropic Magazine Editor, Remembers Hurricane Andrew 20 Years Later

    See a full slideshow remembering Hurricane Andrew here. Also read "Hurricane Andrew at 20: Miami Herald Reporters Remember."  In a column published today, I gathered memories of a bunch of ex Miami Herald reporters about covering Hurricane Andrew, which ruined Miami 20 years ago today. The news ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    Tropic Hunt Up North

    Back in my days at the Miami Herald, I loved the guys at Tropic magazine. They drank heavily, played ping-pong in the office, and cracked all kinds of jokes -- dirty and otherwise. In short, they were (I say, completely lacking in humility) the New Times of their day. Tom Shroder, Joel Achenbach, B ... More >>

  • News

    April 27, 1995

    A Nocturnal Omission

    The Miami Hearald's brain trust comes to grips with a sticky wicket