In a fight between a man and the interstate highway system, one would expect the man to always lose. Artist George Sánchez-Calderón, who's been engaged in such a conflict all year, always figured he'd lose too. "But it's a fair argument to say, like, you should or could have this guy stay here," h ... More >>
Max Strang is one of Miami's leading young architects. He's best known for his mid-century modern homes, and operates out of a Coconut Grove office. Though, his firm also keeps a satellite branch in a remote part of Telluride, Colorado. So last fall when he was looking to fill a position in that off ... More >>
The super developers behind 500 Alton, an ambitious development plan that focuses on what would become Miami Beach's tallest building, knew their plan didn't meet city codes. But, hey, it's only local government and they're super developers. There's ways of getting around those things, but it's quit ... More >>
Miami Beach's starchitect-designed convention center is dead. And we have killed it. Well, technically, it was new mayor Philip Levine and the equally new city commission that killed it. But it was a death foretold last November, when Miami Beach voters overwhelmingly backed opponents of the $1 bil ... More >>
Come December, there'll be another star in Miami's sky. Stephen Starr, to be exact. The man behind Buddakan, Morimoto, Makoto and Steak 954 has been named the exclusive restaurateur and caterer for the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). The new, highly anticipated Herzog & de Meuron-designed space wil ... More >>
Last week, Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a new PR campaign intended to help draw businesses to Florida, and because Scott can't do one single thing without generating controversy critics are attacking the logo design used in the PR push as sexist.
Photo by Ben ThackerClick here to view all the photos from this event.10 X 10 Miami MAM Contemporaries SocialMiami Art Museum, Miami Thursday, May 13, 2010Better than: Ben Stiller's Night at the MuseumThe Review:10 x 10 is a concept lecture series featuring ten up and coming local creative mind ... More >>
We take it all back -- all the vitriol regarding the lack of a public process for the new stadium, all the accusations of backroom deals, dirty money, and no-bid contracts. Build the Marlins whatever they want. This team is amazing. 3-0? How about 162-0? How about just by watching them on TV, I was ... More >>
Sometimes politicians are dicks. Can't really blame 'em. If anyone reads Riptide enough, it shouldn't come as a surprise that I'd probably be a sarcastic dick too if, God forbid, I ever had to sit through painfully boring city government meetings. Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez unfortunately got c ... More >>
Rumor has it the new Spank Rock and Benny Blanco CD, Bangers and Cash got pulled from the shelves of Best Buy this week because management just noticed its x-rated cover art. Apparently, this is all about the back cover where a partially obscured dildo can be seen in the background. Not sure how the ... More >>
Tropical Greenways wants you: The American Institute of Architects is looking for volunteers (architects, designers and regular Joes and Janes) for this awesomely ambitious quality of life adrenaline shot. Brainstorm, serve on committees, and/or work on project initiatives including observation t ... More >>
The Earth Is Blue 20/20/20
When artists design chairs, comfort isn't always a high priority
Grand Prix of the Americas
When the holidays roll around, old standbys tumble in
The house under the overpass that is art
Murray Moss makes art of the ordinary
Architecture of the Night
This romantic comedy gets lost in the woods for a while before finding the right path
Festival of the Trees
The second Design + Architecture Day includes a month filled with festivities
March 11 - 17, 1999
Merchants along Fifth Street near the Miami River don't ask much. They just want to be able to cross that bridge when they come to it.
Today it's an ugly headache. Someday it will be a beautiful source of pleasure. But tomorrow it's still going to be an ugly headache.