By and larger Wall Street's movers and shakers have always been insufferable, out-of-touch husks of human beings driven solely by greed. Of course, during the great recession of 2008 in which they were cast, deservedly so, as the villains they were forced to reign in some of their more exuberant ... More >>
It's a super sized King Deal. Burger King, one of the largest companies headquartered in Miami-Dade and second largest fast food chain in America, has agreed to sell itself to 3G Capital Management Inc., a New York-based private investment firm backed by several Brazilian businessmen. Burger King ... More >>
No, this isn't a temperature chart. The 20 weakest metros are dotted in red. Florida dominates the list of 20 metropolitan areas still struggling to make an economic turnaround. Eight Florida areas make up the bottom rung of worst-performing cities in Brooking's latest MetroMonitor Report.&n ... More >>
With the Miami Dade Commission set to vote this afternoon on whether to blow hundreds of millions of your tax dollars during the worst recession in a generation on a new Marlins Stadium (not that we've got a stance on this thing or anything), downtown developer Glenn Straub sent a new memo to commi ... More >>
Just in case yesterday's news of a bounce on the stock market gave you a glimmer of hope, Riptide is here to remind you that your future is bleak and depressing. The CBC recently compared Florida to "a terrified cardiac patient," lying awake at night, praying the angina will pass. "The confidence ga ... More >>
You never would have guessed it, considering we're more or less ground zero for the foreclosure crisis, but the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area is actually the 12th best place to start a small business, according to Biz Journals. The rankings cited South Florida's strong population and job growth. Betwee ... More >>
Supermodel Christy Turlington just celebrated her 40th birthday and is still booking gigs. She recently spent some time poolside in Miami Beach with famed lens man Mario Sorrenti, shooting the spring/summer ads for Swiss luxe leather maker Bally. Good to know the recession hasn't forced major sup ... More >>
Find your treasure at the Miami Vintage Clothing Show.
Not on Sunday, Sunday, Sunday its on Friday, Friday, Friday!