It was nearly 6 p.m. on a brisk Saturday, and only three tables at Key Biscayne's Exit 1 were occupied. A mural of a lighthouse scene filled a white stone wall, which was framed by dark molding and vintage photographs of old Key scenes. Smooth jazz played in the background. Four waiters clad in blac ... More >>
For broke, beer-loving Miamians, the past few months without The Wetlab have been a painful lesson in withdrawal. This top secret watering hole known for its astonishingly cheap drinks, dog-friendly digs and Key Biscayne's best view has been shuttered since the end of May. But there's good news on ... More >>
It was a rainy night on Key Biscayne. That didn't make finding Exit 1, the restaurant by the owners of Route 9, any easier."OK, it's after the tennis center, but before Bill Baggs State Park," I helplessly told my husband as he drove through a monsoon. After making several u-turns, we finally found ... More >>
A cyclist was hit on the Rickenbacker Causeway and remains in the hospital in critical condition. The incident occurred yesterday near the Rusty Pelican restaurant.The Miami Herald reports that a BMW hit the cyclist, but Local 10 has pictures of a dark-green Jeep SUV with a dented windshield that wa ... More >>
If you 're the fishing type and love seafood, one of the advantages of living in South Florida is lobster season. Florida has two lobster seasons, including a mini season that opens every last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday of July. And if you're looking to bag your share this mini season, you b ... More >>
Maritime and Science Technology (MAST) Academy is one of Miami's best public schools. Each year, the magnet on the Rickenbacker Causeway draws 560 inner-city and under-privileged kids from across Dade and turns them into aspiring doctors, scientists, and engineers. ;Now, however, cash-strapped Miami ... More >>
via WSVNClose to 30 bicyclists were involved in an accident this morning on the Rickenbacker Causeway that sent three people to the hospital and injured several others. A large peloton was riding across the Key Biscayne bridge at up to 35 mph when some bikes lost control.
Sure, saying you're taking your talents to Cape Florida State Park Beach doesn't have much of a ring to it, but the stretch of sand on Key Biscayne is apparently the best Miami-Dade has to offer, and one of the best in the country. The annual list put out by Stephen Leatherman, director of Florid ... More >>
via CBS MiamiA construction worker died this morning after being trapped inside a metal cargo container near the construction site of a mansion on Key Biscayne. Fire rescue units attempted to save the man, but by the time they were able to free him an apparent combination of the heat and his inju ... More >>
Our cover story this week is on murders in club land, and unfortunately a shooting last night claimed the life of one man and injured two others. The shooting took place around 4 a.m. at Mint Lounge, at Northwest 187th Street and 25th Avenue in Miami Gardens.According to police, an altercation to ... More >>
On Riptide's message boards and across the web, Miami's bikers have raged about Sunday's gruesome hit-and-run accident near Key Biscayne that left 44-year-old cyclist Christophe Le Canne dead on the Rickenbacker Causeway. via Miami Dade Police DepartmentCarlos Bertonatti, a wannabe profess ... More >>
Resident John Rosser raises a stink.
Today's photo, of a palm tree at sunrise on Key Biscayne, comes from the Flickr stream of alexdecarvalho.
Love is in the air, and all things pink, red, and heart-shaped are inescapable this week. That's right - Valentine's Day is right around the corner. This coming Saturday, to be exact. And just as the flower shops and bakeries are all taking last-minute orders and restaurants are filling their r ... More >>
Tour our town by boat on the Sunset Boat Cruise.
Muchos cocktails to be imbibed at RumBar.
Drift over to Stiltsville for a slice of Miami history.
Crepe Lounge delivers good taste and good tastes.
A rare creature quietly returns to Key Biscayne
Take home some treasure
Key Biscayne's derelict sister
Should high-rises tower over this pricey island paradise?
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center
Crandon Park Golf Course
Unfulfilled promise at water's edge
Crandon Park Beach
Donut Gallery Restaurant
I Bake, Therefore I Pan: Excuse me, but am I the only one who thinks Miami is clueless about dough?
The Fun-Loving Spirit of Miami's Caribbean Carnival: Price-gouging, pepper spray, and personal insults
Not everyone is thrilled with the new civic complex under construction in Key Biscayne
She says he ordered her to sue a local resident, and then fired her. He says that's a lie. Being Key Biscayne police chief isn't the hassle-free job Michael Flaherty thought it would be.
With just a teeny-weeny bit of help from Key Biscayne police detectives
That's what many Key Biscayne parents want to hear, but what others fear
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area
Crandon Park Beach
The Family Reunion and Historic Tree Planting
County workers and preservationists do battle over the charred remains of the Calusa Playhouse
Key Biscayners were able to incorporate without a hitch. Now they want to annex a state park, and maybe get some more money out of the Dade school system.