Miami's School for Advanced Studies has finally cracked the top ten of Newsweek's annual America's Best High School list; coming in at sixth this year. That would make it Florida's second best public high school amongst a top ten list that is surprisingly Sunshine State heavy.
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 >>
The constant weekend rain wasn't any deterrent for families seeking a fun and healthy way to spend Sunday evening, as they enjoyed good food and friendly competition at Heart of a Chef at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden last evening.The annual event to benefit the Florida Heart Research Institute ... More >>
Mayor Tomas Regalado handed the first place trophy to Braddock Senior High, not to MAST Academy, at the first annual Blazing Kitchen High School Mystery Basket Culinary Competition as I stated in a post a couple days ago. The cook-off between the schools took place during the second annual M ... More >>
Mayor Tomas Regalado handed the first place trophy to Mast Academy last night at the First Annual Blazing Kitchen High School Mystery Basket Culinary Competition. The cook-off between Mast and Braddock Senior High was one of the Blazing Kitchen events that took place within the second annual M ... More >>
The Miami Wine & Spirits Expo will hold its second annual shindig at the Miami Beach Convention Center from Friday, February 24 through Monday, February 27 -- the same weekend as the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. And this year, Victor Passalacqua, the Culinary and Special Eve ... More >>
Tedd BernardA Miami Internet entrepreneur is looking to bank on the demise of MySpace. Tedd Bernard is chief executive of Almostfamous.com, a small company developing a social media platform for musicians to interact with fans and talent agents."Now that MySpace is dying, Almost Famous can step in ... More >>
Cyclists flooded the Rickenbacker Causeway this past Sunday for a memorial ride in honor of Christophe Le Canne, the 44-year-old biker killed in a horrific hit-and-run accident last weekend.
As you can see in the video -- shot by a Riptide reader -- hundreds rode in the memorial, which be ... More >>
Three days after drunkenly killing a biker on the Rickenbacker Causeway and speeding away to his high-end Key Biscayne condo, would-be pop star Carlos Bertonatti is a free man this morning.via Miami-Dade Police DepartmentBertonatti posted a $100,000 bond late in the afternoon yesterday, Det. Rebe ... More >>
Miami Art Museum
Julius Shulman shoots his most famous subject: Case Study House No. 22. This Thursday, June 11, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Miami Art Museum has a special treat in store for architecture enthusiasts and the green movement contingent. MAM -- located at 101 W. Flagler St. in downtown ... More >>