The last undeveloped waterfront lot in downtown Miami just sold for a record-breaking $100 million an acre. Bought by companies controlled by German and Gloria Coto, the son and daughter-in-law of Argentinian grocery magnate Alfredo Coto, the total price was $125 million for the 1.25 acre parcel loc ... More >>
The meat of downtown Miami is separated from the waterfront parks and attractions by an eight-lane highway complete with median surface parking. It works, but it's not exactly the most aesthetically pleasing setup. Well, the Downtown Development Authority has finally picked a plan to redevelop a str ... More >>
The frog's on a log. He's feelin' rowdy. And he's floating up the Miami River. For the second straight year, the Swamp Stomp Music Festival, an annual band-and-booze tradition since 2007, will be bringing the rumble to Tobacco Road, our city's most kickass century-old party place. For 2014, though ... More >>
Looks like another Irish pub on South Beach has closed its doors. Waxy O' Connor's on Washington Avenue closed over the weekend, with the following message on its Facebook page: "We have closed our doors at our Waxy's South Beach Location. Come see us at Waxy's Fort Lauderdale! Download our app!"
Gigi said, "The space will retain its rustic charm especially with the very popular outdoor riverside seating while making some changes to the interior and an addition of a game room is planned."
Filmmaker Steve PetersonWhen he was a kid, Steve Peterson had a cameo role alongside Don Johnson in an episode of Miami Vice, the epic fictional crime series that captured the city's heady cocaine-fueled era during the 1980s. As a teen, he interned at the Miami Herald where he met great reporters ... More >>
Lee KleinShing Wang Banh MiBread has been paired with meat and plants since roughly the end of the Stone Age. It is said that the ancient Jewish sage Hillel the Elder relished eating a Passover sandwich of Pashcal lamb and bitter herb between two pieces of matzoh. He lived to be 120 (which says s ... More >>
In a highly unusual move, three officials from Cuba could take the stand as early as today in the trial of Luis Posada Carrilles, the Miami freedom fighter or terrorist, depending on which side of the Florida straits you live. The officials are expected to testify in federal court in West Te ... More >>
The ground floor of the Miami River's trendy Neo Lofts is not where you would expect to find a traditional Spanish restaurant. But just when you are about to give up on this city, Miami pulls through with a low-key, genuine eatery. The recently opened Jamon Jamon Jamon is no Design District take ... More >>
Can you smell what the rats are cooking, or do you just eat it without knowing? Here are 5 local restaurants nailed by the Florida DBPR with emergency closures. These verdicts halt a restaurant's operations until violations are corrected. They include bad news for judges, cops, lawyers, and regul ... More >>
image via newstatesman.com Obama in New Orleans John Tanasychuk over at the Sun Sentinel's food blog, Sup, reports that Barack and Michelle ate at Blue Hill in NYC last Saturday for their date night. Blue Hill is sposed to be some kind of local this, organic that, type of place, so Tanasychu ... More >>
Trick Daddy, the official un-official Mayor of Miami, has been feeding the streets fresh thug music for years on top of years on top of years. Next time there's a mayor election we're starting a write in campaign for Trick cause Mayor Diaz might be making our city green, but Mayor T Double D'll ... More >>
Big Fish's catch of the day.
Fancy a splash of environmentalism today?
The river flows through it
A series has arrived that promises honest-to-god indie screenings
After nearly seven decades, Miami's venerable East Coast Fisheries closes its doors, and no one notices
Dade Heritage Trust
From the issue of January 4, 2001
On the eve of its permanent disfigurement, the Miami Circle unleashed its mysterious powers of survival
Possibly the most influential person in Miami's ongoing facelift is a Paris-born, Toronto-raised workaholic named Edie Laquer
In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder
Big Fish Mayaimi
In the shadows of the skyscrapers lies a quaint little slice of Miami's past known as Southside. Soon it will be wiped from the face of the earth.
Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.
According to Dade County, a squalid chunk of downtown property is really a park. Try telling that to the neighbors.
John Detrick will not be missed.
While out strolling along the Miami River, Mike Cutrera's dogs gave him a bone, not to mention some fascinating artifacts.
They're parks, all right. The county says so. Never mind that most people can't actually use them.