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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
You cant turn away from NASCAR.
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 >>
A legendary Dade building official battles a homeowner ... and his own inspectors.
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 >>
Fine foods for riding out the storm season
Remember Andrew? If not, check out this forum
Come here to see, be seen, and eat heartily
Love is a monster truck
The spring-training stadium nobody wanted hosts the league nobody knows
Bill Clinton has unfinished business in Homestead, a town he visited long ago but wouldn't recognize today
Long, long ago the county promised to build a sports complex in South Miami Heights
Ever dreamed of being on the brainy game show? Think you could sweep the board? Yeah, Ted B. Kissell did too.
January 1, 2000: County officials are hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. What about you?
Canterbury Farm & Nursery
Miami-Dade County's proposal to privatize public marinas has mariners up in arms
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
A: If you're Dade County, you begin by paying $300,000 for allegedly inferior specimens, and then ...
Would you rather live near poor people or a dump?
That roaring inferno you see was started intentionally, and if it can be kept under control, it'll do more good than harm
After decades of living month to month in trailer parks, some South Dade migrant workers have found a permanent address
For more than a decade, Otis Wallace has called the shots in tiny Florida City. That seems to be just fine with the locals.
Dade and its municipalities have more sister cities than you can shake a nightstick at
This time next year an RV campground will occupy Virginia Key. Say sayonara to one of the city's last patches of green.
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
The good old days of high-speed police chases (and the resulting mayhem) are about to end
Ah, North Bay Village, where voters were bribed with food as the candidates slung the mud
Charity begins at Homestead