Circuit City Stores Inc.

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    NY Times: Midtown in a Slump

    We've found the predicament of Midtown Miami to be quite interesting for a while now: noting its trouble both here on Riptide and in print. Now the Grey lady is weighing in on the development's slump in a piece that just went online: "The bankruptcies of Circuit City and Linen 'n Things have emptied ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Is Miami Jai-Alai the Next on the Layoff Bandwagon?

    We're barely a month into 2009 and here's a completely incomplete list of high-profile companies that have or will be slashing local jobs: Macy's, Circuit City, the Miami Herald, Crispin Porter Bogusky, Miami City Ballet, and American Airlines. The South Florida Business Journal reports Miami Jai- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Musings: South Beach Wine & Food, Midtown and Root Beer

    In light of the upcoming South Beach Wine & Food Festival, I propose a law requiring that no posted photo of any Food Network personality ever exceed the size of a postage stamp. Our fine dining establishments are much improved in terms of the quality of cuisine served, but they've still got a w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    News Roundup

    The Port of Miami tunnel isn't dead yet, and may be back on in April. [Herald]The Florida Speaker of the House took a job with a school he's steered money towards which may not be ethical, and he's basically the worst speaker ever. [Herald]Thieves in Hialeah broke into a Best Buy. Don't they know th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Circuit City Shutting Down, Sucks for Midtown

    Circuit City, the nation-wide electronic retailer, is unplugging, and closing down all 567 of its American stores, including the one in the Shops at Midtown. Midtown has already weathered the loss of Linen-N-Things, and now Circuit City will leave another big chunk of unoccupied real estate. We held ... More >>

  • News

    January 8, 2009

    Midtown Slowdown

    Plans to transform a blighted neighborhood have stalled.

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    The Art Of Food Folds

    During this week of welcoming Art Basel Miami, let us take a moment to say goodbye to The Art Of Food. The raw food/vegan counter cafe was located in a cooperative vintage clothing and jewelry shop across the street from Midtown Miami's Circuit City (which has problems of its own). Excepting delicio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    Midtown Miami is a Sad Reminder of Crappy Economy

    via Shop Midtown When the mega complex of Midtown Miami opened many worried it would stymie the growth of Wynwood's art scene. How are artists supposed to meditate on all the darkness in the world when there's a deal on 2 for 1 tube socks just a few block away? Well, two years latter the creativity ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2007

    Hundreds Line Up to Buy a 'Cultural Touchstone'

    A couple hundred people gathered in Doral at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday to buy the Halo 3 video game (the same one that Wired magazine recently called "a cultural touchstone.") For your viewing pleasure, here's a GamingBits video shot at the Circuit City early this morning that captures the madness:

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2007
  • News

    May 24, 2007

    Future Hock

    A pawn shop blooms in the condo boom

  • Home Entertainment

    December 7, 2006

    All Dressed Up ...

    PlayStation 3 has potential -- but for the moment, little else.

  • News

    June 9, 2005
  • Shops and Wares

    May 12, 2005


    North Miami and Aventura strip-mall tour

  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    Sites and Sounds

    A collector's guide to shopping for music in cyberspace

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Donít Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    The Drudge Retort

    Democrats hate him. Journalists scorn him. Most Americans ignore him. Which is fine with Matt Drudge. He's taking it to the bank.

  • News

    July 1, 1999
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    May 6, 1999
  • Music

    October 29, 1998
  • Calendar

    October 15, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 15 - 21, 1998

  • News

    June 26, 1997

    Twilight of the Tweaks

    The mass marketing of stereo equipment put truly obsessed audiophiles on the lunatic fringe

  • News

    October 12, 1995

    A Less Than Perfect 10

    Hard times for the one and only union at Miami's one and only Channel 10