No, that is not a misspelling in the headline. The folks over at B Hotels and Resorts have a goal -- for the letter "B" to be as familiar in front of the word hotel as the letter "W."The company's two Broward locations opened just 18 months ago in Sunrise and on A1A, but they've already become a fav ... More >>
Last week we wrote about the possibility that Scotty's Landing might be in jeopardy of going the way of the dodo bird.The City of Miami, which currently owns Grove Key Marina and the iconic dive bar/restaurant, is seeking bids for a 40-year lease to replace the slightly shabby waterfront with a mult ... More >>
Micky Arison's Carnival Cruise Lines has another Mickey with a cruise empire about to encroach on its turf. Mickey Mouse that is. Disney Cruise Line has announced that beginning later this year, it will be sail ships out of the Port of Miami for the first time.
With a slew of national musical acts filling seats, and LeBron James and Chris Bosh propelling the Miami Heat to the NBA Finals, the American Airlines Arena brought in a record-breaking $60 million in revenue in 2011. Yet for the 13th straight year, the Heat won't be sharing any of those profits ... More >>
A Carnival Cruises employee finds himself in hot water after being accused of engaging in sexual acts with a 14-year-old girl earlier this month. Kert Clyde Jordan, a 35-year-old ship employee, now faces federal charges after he allegedly lured the young passenger into a bathroom and engaged in s ... More >>
An excuse to use this image again? Yes, please. As part of his "Let's Get to Work" publicity stunt, Florida Governor Rick Scott will be spending the day working at the Port of Miami. Scott was spotted in a hardhat, orange vest and work gloves at the port early this morning, and will spend time wo ... More >>
Sly "The Crenshaw Player" Stone.Reports are all over the interwebs about legendary soul-funk man Sly Stone being homeless and living in LA's Crenshaw hood. But we'd like to point out (as he probably would too) that Sly lives in a van, a pretty big one, and that having a mobile home is way bette ... More >>
Will the mission's miseries tarnish the perception of Camillus House?
He's a genius, fluent in three languages, and he hustles pool. So why do they call him "cripple"?
Miami's business leaders vowed to yank MIA from the clutches of politicians, but the politicians yanked back
Giant bronze dolphins and Miccosukees in the golf zone
Is our airport the most user-unfriendly in America? No, just one of four really unhappy landing sites.
Everglades National Park's sub-surface tsuris
Why Mitch Maidique and Armando Codina hate Amendment 11
From the issue of June 21, 2001
From the issue of September 14, 2000
He billed himself as a reformer, but a close look at Alex Penelas's record reveals a politician more in tune with ambition than innovation
Possibly the most influential person in Miami's ongoing facelift is a Paris-born, Toronto-raised workaholic named Edie Laquer
Letters from the issue of March 30, 2000
Letters from the issue of February 24, 2000
The New World Symphony hopes to start a classical music revolution with a bunch of kids and a big idea
If the profiteers have their way, cruise ship workers can say bon voyage to the humble Leiv Eiriksson Seamen's Center
Dade's property tax assessment appeals system features sloppy record-keeping, a lack of oversight -- and a whole lot of money for those who know how to ask for it
Miami rolled out the red carpet for visiting travel honchos. They ate, they drank, they went back home.
Tropical paradise or violent hellhole? If you ask the wizards selected to design the city's publicity campaign, the answer is as clear as a bright summer day.
When the Miami Heat's greedhead ownership takes on the city's nervous leaders, the taxpayers are bound to lose. And it doesn't look too good for the fans, either.