We can now imagine a scene where Real Housewives of Miami cast member Lisa Hochstein stands in front of her Star Island mansion proclaiming, "Mr. Boob God, tear down this house," while her husband, plastic surgeon, Leonard Hochstein, sits behind the controls of a wrecking ball. Yes, the Hochsteins ... More >>
Star Island's most notorious residents have won the latest battle in their war to tear down a mansion they own on the island in order to build the dream home. The Miami Beach City Commission voted today not to designated the 1925 home as historic. See also: Real Housewife Made Rosie O'Donnell Flee ... More >>
Last week we wrote about the possibility that Scotty's Landing might be in jeopardy of going the way of the dodo bird.The City of Miami, which currently owns Grove Key Marina and the iconic dive bar/restaurant, is seeking bids for a 40-year lease to replace the slightly shabby waterfront with a mult ... More >>
Now in its 35th year, Art Deco Weekend has grown from a small neighborhood party into a 15 block, open-air, historical and often hysterical Festival. This past weekend's three-day event , offered a visual feast for the eyes and yummies for the tummies in a unique architectural environment...oh an ... More >>
via Miami Beach Preservation League Historic buildings in the Art Deco District of South BeachThe Miami Design Preservation League (MDPL), a non-profit organization that preserves and promotes the Miami Beach Art Deco District, will soon offer the Miami City Food Tour. It's organized by Mi ... More >>
WikicommonsAs a kid, Miami Beach freelance writer Kendall Natvig went to his first Elizabeth Taylor movie--Giant--with his father. He's been hooked on the legendary actress ever since. In the last 35 years, he's collected at least one original poster from every E.T. flick (of which there ... More >>
Hasbro is releasing a special Miami & The Beaches edition of the classic board game Monopoly in November. The traditional places on the board are replaced by Miami landmarks (Boardwalk is Ocean Drive, for example) and the game pieces have South Florida significance, too (like a life guard stand and ... More >>
Go drinking and carousing at a fancy hotel every month.
With films like these, you just might fall in love
The new, not-entirely-improved lifeguard shacks are making South Beach locals cringe
Architecture is the star of this screening
Miami Beach's Art Deco hotel lobbies are really social laboratories
Mod musical mops up
Sunday Movie Classics and Dinner Series
The second Design + Architecture Day includes a month filled with festivities
The Miami Design Preservation League Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony
July 15 - 21, 1999
January 14 - 20, 1999
Crabby oldsters, cranky youngsters, exotic erotic pussycats, hormone-buzzed buff boys, and chitter-chattering checkers mix it up in the cultural Cuisinart that is the Publix supermarket on South Beach
You say Art Moderne, we say Art Deco. Let's call the whole thing off!
When a Beach developer treated members of the Miami Preservation League to Pavarotti tickets, he hit a sour note
When Carl Weersing threw the main circuit breaker in his Fairmont Hotel apartment, the place went dark. Really dark.
Self-love, self-loathing, it's all pretty much the same thing in clubs. Paragon, the seven smoky circles of hell at three a.m., and it's like a Homo High production of West Side