Subject:

Hurricane Andrew

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Typhoon Haiyan Benefit Planned at the Local House Tonight

    Though the Philippine Islands are about a 22-hour flight from Miami, South Floridians can surely empathize with the people of the area. After all, we are acutely aware of the deadly force of a monster storm, as evidenced by our experience with Hurricane Andrew.

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2012

    Hurricane Andrew Then, Isaac Now: Stock Up With Gourmet Goodies

    It's only fitting that on the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, there's a storm brewing out in the Caribbean (with another one nipping at Isaac's ankles). It is fiercely debated whether Hurricane Andrew was the worst natural disaster in American history. At the time, the Category 5 hurricane tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Hurricane Andrew Turns 20 Today: Five Amazing Videos of the Storm

    See also, "Photos: Remembering Hurricane Andrew" and "Hurricane Andrew at 20: Miami Herald Reporters Remember."Twenty years ago today, Hurricane Andrew made landfall at Elliott Key as a Category Five monster before tearing west through Miami-Dade and leaving $26.5 billion in damage in its wake. In ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    "A Is For Andrew" Website Lets Miamians Share Storm Stories

    Imagine you're an 18-year-old freshman settling into your dorm room two days before you start school at the University of Miami. You hear news reports about a category 4 hurricane barreling toward your new home, but chalk it up to media hysteria. It couldn't be worse than the monsoons you'd been acc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Super Subs, Paul's Create Mom-and-Pop Feel to Compete

    With an endless supply of Subways, Quizno's and Jimmy John's opening all over the country, it's hard to imagine striking out on your own and offering sandwiches to the masses without corporate dollars or Michael Phelps hawking your six-inch. If, however, you would shut up and do what your momma tol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Bill Rose, ex-Tropic Magazine Editor, Remembers Hurricane Andrew 20 Years Later

    See a full slideshow remembering Hurricane Andrew here. Also read "Hurricane Andrew at 20: Miami Herald Reporters Remember."  In a column published today, I gathered memories of a bunch of ex Miami Herald reporters about covering Hurricane Andrew, which ruined Miami 20 years ago today. The news ... More >>

  • News

    April 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Turkey Point Reactors Vulnerable to Global Warming, Experts Warn

    ​"We are the most vulnerable metropolitan area in the world when it comes to sea level rise," says University of Miami professor Harold Wanless. Sitting in his office, the avuncular geologist paints a bleak picture. Global warming is a fact, and the results are already visible: hurricanes are gett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    A Foodie Hurricane Survival Kit

    All photos by Laine Doss Keep pate instead of Spam in your hurricane kit.​Tropical Storm Emily is churning her way through the Caribbean and, according to the National Weather Service, Miami is in the "cone of death", with Emily predicted to affect us around Friday evening. Everyone in sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    305 Photo of the Day: Bridge Over Troubled Water Tank

    ​Today's photo comes from Burnt Umber's Flickr, who believes it may be of a structure left over from a trailer park devastated by Hurricane Andrew. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group.Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    The Grand Opening of Miami Chum Bucket, March 26

    ​Miami Chum Bucket, a DIY punk venue, distro, and practice space, held its inaugural event this past Saturday night. The show was free and the lineup featured all of the key South Florida punk bands that have played a role in the space's emergence. In the course of extended fundraising, the C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    305 Photo of the Day: Andrew's Left Overs

    ​ Today's photo of a general store abandoned after Hurricane Andrew is from Burnt_Umber's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group.

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Miami Ranked First Among Cities Long Overdue for a Major Hurricane

    ​The grim weathermen of Weather.com have put together a list of the vulnerable cities that are long overdue to fall victim to a major hurricane, and guess who took top honors? Yes, that's right, Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Besides Hurricane Andrew, a major hurricane (Category 3 or stronger) ha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Top Ten Hurricane Foods You Need When The Storm Hits

    via Wikimedia CommonsHurricane Andrew bout to fuck shit up.​Back in 92' I spent the duration of Hurricane Andrew laying on a blanket in a hallway with the family dog Harry and a skateboard Pro Tec helmet on my head. I was 10. Three weeks later when South Miami got power back our fridge stopped bei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    ¿Que Pasa, M.I.A.? Huracán Season is Here

    In the spirit of the season, I will lay down for you some hurricane tips and tricks and do's and don't's. Do you dread putting up your shutters like I do? Keep them up all year! It's easier, you only have to do it once and you are always prepared. This method of preparedness adds a level of cave-lik ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    News Roundup

    Local:The VA hospital, which might have accidentally exposed some of its patients to infectious diseases, gave itself a clean bill of health in January. [Herald]In some Homestead zip codes, as many as 25 percent of the houses are in foreclosure. The AP says it is the biggest disaster to hit the area ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008

    Can You Read My Palm?

    You’d better, if you have a booth at the Psychic Fair.

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2007

    Beach, Beer, Blankets, No Bingo!

    Joy, fun, and drinkin’ in the sun at Crandon

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Drink 'n' Blow

    A hurricane hits and a guys leg is severed. What else is new?

  • Recreation

    May 13, 2004

    BEST SNAKE HUNTING

    Pythons in the Everglades

  • Diversions

    May 13, 2004

    BEST MUSEUM

    The Gold Coast Railroad Museum

  • Restaurants

    May 13, 2004
  • Dining

    November 13, 2003

    Graze Merrick Park

    Walk around the mall flowers and taste these tapas daisies

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003

    Gourd Times

    Fun with pumpkins and ponies

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2003

    Avian Invasion

    The birds are back from the brink

  • Finest Foods

    May 15, 2003

    BEST BARBECUE

    Shivers Bar-B-Q

  • Recreation

    May 16, 2002

    BEST FIELD OF DREAMS

    Homestead Sports Complex

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000

    Best Place To Take Out-Of-Towners

    Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area

  • Finest Foods

    May 11, 2000

    Best Raw Bar

    Old Cutler Oyster Company

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Port Whine

    Miami-Dade County's proposal to privatize public marinas has mariners up in arms

  • News

    June 5, 1997
  • News

    October 31, 1996

    The Little Museum That Couldn't

    A feud over funding has left the Gold Coast Railroad Museum half-built and its antique trains rusting

  • News

    September 5, 1996

    It's All Downhill from Here

    Amazing things can happen when you bring together a vessel, a vehicle, and one very slippery boat ramp

  • News

    August 22, 1996

    Gone with the Wine

    Hurricane Andrew and a protracted legal brawl uncorked The Forge's world-class wine list

  • Dining

    August 10, 1995
  • News

    August 16, 1994

    The Language of Nature

    Destruction. Upheaval. Change. Rebirth. In the two years since Hurricane Andrew, Biscayne National Park has had to learn an entirely new vocabulary

  • Dining

    October 27, 1993
  • Culture

    July 14, 1993

    Footlights and Fancy-Free

    Theatre League of South Florida

  • News

    December 30, 1992
  • News

    November 18, 1992

    Hoodwinked!

    Upper Biscayne Bay party boaters claim environmental technocrats killed Beer Can Island. And framed Hurricane Andrew.

  • Culture

    October 21, 1992
  • News

    September 23, 1992

    Pave It To Save It: Part 2

    City bureaucrats succeeded in chipping away at the vitality of the Coconut Grove Farmers Market. Hurricane Andrew administered the coup degrace.

  • News

    September 16, 1992
  • News

    September 9, 1992

    A Gamblin Cocktail

    Combine three parts luck, two parts pluck, and stir at 170 miles per hour

  • News

    September 9, 1992
  • News

    September 2, 1992
  • Dining

    September 2, 1992
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