Circuit City Stores Inc.

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    NY Times: Midtown in a Slump

    screencap from Google MapsWe'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 Li ... 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 >>

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    November 10, 2008
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    September 26, 2007
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    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