Hurricane Andrew

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Cape Romano's Abandoned Dome Homes Are a Snapshot of Florida's Possible Future

    Out just before the start of Florida's Ten Thousand Islands in Cape Romano sit a collection of odd, white domed structures sitting in the middle of the water. They look like Miami's own Stiltsville meets some post-apocalyptic sci-fi movie. The uninformed have spread a lot of rumors as to what they c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Fate Uncertain for Miami Herald Building's Iconic Letters

    For a half-century the imposing Miami Herald building stood like a sentinel on Biscayne Bay. Massive, bulky, and featuring the tan and canary-yellow color scheme of your grandmother's first apartment, the building wasn't exactly an architectural gem. OK, let's just say it: It was ugly. Like Soviet-m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2013

    Marine Stadium Redevelopment Approved, Now It Just Needs $20 Million

    After over 20 years of sitting in disrepair, the Miami Marine Stadium is now closer than ever to returning to its former glory after the City of Miami Commission voted yesterday to give control of the stadium's renovation to a non-profit group. Now they just need $20 million.

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 25, 2012

    Tropical Storm Isaac: Hurricane Warning, Schools Closed Monday UPDATED

    It's happening, people! Southern Miami-Dade and the Florida Keys are under a hurricane watch as Tropical Storm Isaac keeps moving northwest at 17 mph. The northern part of the county remains under a hurricane warning.The latest NOAA update has the storm making landfall in Cuba with max sustained win ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    50 Best Miami Bands of All Time: From 45 to 41

    Yesterday, we here at Crossfade went bangin' on the beach with Miami Bass Warriors and even enjoyed some bathroom fellatio with Rat Bastard's Scraping Teeth. But that was just the beginning of our weird and wild ten-day trip through the MIA's long and varied musical history. For today's edition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Miami Blue Butterfly On Verge of Extinction But Feds Haven't Done Anything About It

    ​The Miami blue butterfly is one of the very few species that is only found in Southern Florida, but finding them have become increasingly rare. Once thought to have been completely killed off by Hurricane Andrew, a small population of about 50 was found in 1999. Efforts have been made to grow the ... More >>

  • Music

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Who Do We Want Coming To Miami: Colts vs. Jet; Vikings vs. Saints

    ​It's Conference Championship weekend, meaning the teams that get to pack their bags for Miami are decided on Sunday. For a depressing 16th year in a row our Miami Dolphins aren't in the running, and as Gus mentioned yesterday we could really care less about who wins. But we will have to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    The Forge Closes Temporarily - Thanks for the Memories

    Legendary Miami Beach restaurant The Forge is closed for renovations and should be open again sometime between October and December.The Herald reports that owner Shareef Malnik didn't bother to give most of his 100 employees any advance notice that he was ganking the job from under their feet. If tr ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2008

    Left, Left, Left, Left

    You can’t turn away from NASCAR.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2008

    Throwback Tuesdays: Cynic - "I'm But a Wave To...."

    Here’s one from the vaults that all but the most dedicated heavy music geeks in South Florida have probably forgotten about. And those guys were possibly all at that recent Opeth show at the Fillmore. (I’m not going to pretend I knew about them this whole time; thanks Juan from Torche for tippin ... More >>

  • News

    January 10, 2008

    Danger in the Redland

    A legendary Dade building official battles a homeowner ... and his own inspectors.

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2007

    Ecuadorean Military Base in Miami

    News Item: (Reuters, October 23) Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa announced this morning in Naples, Italy that he will allow the United States to continue to operate its military base in in that South American country -- for which the lease expires in 2009 -- if he can open an Ecuadorean military ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 28, 2007

    'Cane Cuisine

    Fine foods for riding out the storm season

  • Calendar

    April 19, 2007
  • Dining

    April 14, 2005
  • Calendar

    December 23, 2004
  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004
  • Calendar

    July 29, 2004

    Ready or Not

    Remember Andrew? If not, check out this forum

  • Dining

    March 25, 2004

    Steak House Chic

    Come here to see, be seen, and eat heartily

  • Calendar

    January 22, 2004

    Dueling Hemis

    Love is a monster truck

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Outsider Baseball

    The spring-training stadium nobody wanted hosts the league nobody knows

  • Dining

    January 25, 2001
  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Promises to Keep

    Bill Clinton has unfinished business in Homestead, a town he visited long ago but wouldn't recognize today

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    It's About the Money, Stupid

    Long, long ago the county promised to build a sports complex in South Miami Heights

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    A Life in Jeopardy!

    Ever dreamed of being on the brainy game show? Think you could sweep the board? Yeah, Ted B. Kissell did too.

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    The Day Miami Stood Still

    January 1, 2000: County officials are hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. What about you?

  • Shops and Wares

    May 13, 1999

    Best Nursery

    Canterbury Farm & Nursery

  • Calendar

    April 22, 1999
  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Port Whine

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

  • News

    October 1, 1998
  • News

    June 12, 1997

    "It'll Never Get Off the Ground"

    With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment

  • News

    October 24, 1996

    Riffraff Bugaboo

    Would you rather live near poor people or a dump?

  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Playing With Fire

    That roaring inferno you see was started intentionally, and if it can be kept under control, it'll do more good than harm

  • News

    June 26, 1996

    Home Truths

    After decades of living month to month in trailer parks, some South Dade migrant workers have found a permanent address

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Big Fish, Little Pond

    For more than a decade, Otis Wallace has called the shots in tiny Florida City. That seems to be just fine with the locals.

  • Dining

    February 15, 1996
  • News

    July 13, 1995

    Everything Is Relative

    Dade and its municipalities have more sister cities than you can shake a nightstick at

  • News

    March 23, 1995

    Treasured Isle

    This time next year an RV campground will occupy Virginia Key. Say sayonara to one of the city's last patches of green.

  • News

    March 30, 1994

    Animal Thwackers

    Some Metrozoo volunteers say that visitors are pelting the residents with rocks and other objects -- and that the zoo's administration doesn't seem to care

  • Dining

    October 20, 1993
  • News

    June 23, 1993
  • News

    June 2, 1993
  • Culture

    February 3, 1993
  • News

    January 20, 1993
  • News

    December 16, 1992

    Stop! Thief! C-R-U-N-C-H!

    The good old days of high-speed police chases (and the resulting mayhem) are about to end

  • News

    November 11, 1992

    Village People: Part 2

    Ah, North Bay Village, where voters were bribed with food as the candidates slung the mud

  • Music

    October 7, 1992

    How Do You Selll Relief?

    Charity begins at Homestead

  • Dining

    September 23, 1992
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