In early January, Miami Beach lifeguards suddenly began ordering surfers, paddleboarders, and kitesurfers to ditch their local haunts and move south of Third Street. City officials had supposedly just rediscovered an obscure 1964 law banning the sports from guarded beaches.But while the media foc ... More >>
Losing a recall might not be enough to keep Alvarez out of office.Don't line up that tag-team wrestling job just yet for Carlos Alvarez -- even if voters recall the county's strong mayor today, Alvarez says he's seriously thinking about running in the special election. Alvarez tells a Wall Street ... More >>
Like werewolves drawn to milky lunar light, they gather next to the sea every 29 days or so: drummers with Rasta dreads, teens with cartons of Miller High Life, chanting Yoruba and Santería worshipers, and twirling fire dancers.Miami Beach's full moon drum circles have drawn a unique crowd for year ... More >>
The announcement came in October with much ado and a "wire cutting" outside Miami Beach City Hall.Image via Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0The free wi-fi works great here on Lincoln Road, but good luck logging in at your condo."We are the first in the country to have a free citywide hotspot," City Manag ... More >>
For over a year now, eager entrepreneurs have lobbied the Miami Beach city government to allow pedicabs – bicycle rickshaws for hire – to operate on the Beach. Similar outfits are already busy ferrying people around in other South Florida cities – Fort Lauderdale, most notably – but, so far, ... More >>
How to be homeless on Miami Beach
Just put them in your patrol car and take them to Miami
Civics and spirituality. Politics and prayer. In the ongoing battle against inertia, Goulds bares the conflicts at its core.