After locals were stung by the revelation that Miami leaders have known for two years that toxic ash is poisoning the Coconut Grove neighborhood surrounding its long-closed "Old Smokey" trash incinerator, city officials wasted little time last week confronting the latest environmental crisis. Just ... More >>
The Taste of Brickell Food & Wine Festival takes over Miami Circle for two days of good food, great wine, and entertainment.On Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24, from noon to 10 p.m., more than 40 local restaurants will entice you with their fare as you sample hundreds of fine wines and s ... More >>
A new restaurant is opening on the Miami River. A sign has risen in front of the walkway of the swanky high-rise Brickell on the River's North Tower, near Tobacco Road and The Capital Grille. Follow the brown-brick road and you're led to the back end of the tower where there's a huge terrace and wal ... More >>
We are dedicated to saving Scotty's Landing, one of the city's best venues with a view, so even though we named the best places for brew with a view last month -- Scotty's was number four -- we are bringing you more.Short Order scoured the rooftops and beachfronts of Miami -- a tough task for anyone ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsIt was like this, except the birds were alive and probably not covered in oil.Miami River shipping company Antillean Marine has been charged with knowingly dumping oil into U.S. waters, then falsifying its records to omit the offense, which could cost them more than $1.5 mill ... More >>
billwisserphoto.comBistro 555 charcuterie plateHere at Short Order, our collectively beady eyes are always on the lookout for delectable plates of food that do not require a ransom to acquire. On the one hand, there are more than five such deals; on the other, there aren't as many as one might th ... More >>
It took just over two months to get it together, but Waxy O'Connor's Irish Pub is throwing a Grand Opening soiree this Thursday, November 19th, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The pub and eatery, located downtown on the Miami River, will feature an open bar for the first two hours, followed by "kill ... More >>
Jacob KatelThe Miami River is calling your name.Every bar/restaurant that's into getting green should throw a good reggae night. What better for the kitchen than a high-life crowd of hungry people smoked out on the river?Waxy's On The River (690 SW 1st Court) is taking a piece of the action with ... More >>
Amongst other changes, Mayor-elect Regalado plans to start talking about Cuba and Venezuela more. Right after he fixes those potholes and fires Chief Timoney I presume. [Herald]The Coast Guard will unload nearly 5 tons of Cocaine in Miami (or roughly a New Year's Eve worth for SoBe partying) today. ... More >>
Miami police have issued this composite drawing of the man who killed retired cop Robert Yee execution-style last Friday in a Miami boatyard, An $11,000 reward is being offered for help in tracking down the guy. Yee, age 61, was shot in the back of the head by someone who was seek ... More >>
Area 31 at the Epic Hotel makes you feel rich and powerful, like you're at the top of the world, even if you're only 16 floors up. Our beautiful skyline, infinity poolside chillin', a cool breeze, ships chugging along the Miami River -- it's a scenic place, and perfect for a drink and a smoke.D ... More >>
Located across the Miami River on the ground level of NEO Lofts (10 SW South River Drive), River Gourmet Bistro and Market was recently debuted by Miami natives Alina Portuondo-Freyre and Teresa Alexandria-Hernandez (the same women behind For the Love of Food Catering). The menu is a potpourri of fa ... More >>
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Watch out for floating bodies. It wasn't all that long ago that we were slapping each other on the back and toasting an entire month without a murder in Miami. Well, it looks like its high time to welcome everyone back to the Magic City we all know and love, a place where two bodies mysteriously ... More >>
To the punk who stole my bicycle from in front of the Downtown Courthouse: I won that bicycle in a contest and had only enjoyed it for two days before you figured you could use it for something better. Maybe you pawned it for crack. Maybe it wound up on a cargo freighter on the Miami River- the kin ... More >>
Good news -- two quickies, bikers: First, this Friday will mark the opening of the last stretch of the “Miami-Dade Busway Project,” a six and a half-mile multi-use path from the Dadeland South Metrorail that connects all the way to Florida City – that’s about twenty-one miles. The busway ... More >>
The swank new Regent South Beach hotel, which debuted all of a year ago, is now operating under new management, a group called Vincci Hoteles. Does this mean that the property’s signature restaurant, Table 8, will be deep-sixed? We’ll have to wait and see.......New owners of B.E.D. Miami, which ... More >>
The Rewind/Fast Forward Film and Video Festival brings found footage and more to Miami
It is an astounding statistic: 99 percent of all new restaurants go out of business within the first six minutes. Or something like that. Still, this doesn’t deter one feckless restaurateur after another from trying their hands at the hazardous game. They all go in confident that they’ve got som ... More >>
Same taste, same waste of space
And the lights are brighter there
May mean more lawlessness
Stone Age Antiques
Sensitive sites get short shrift from the city
Fervent days, absurd dramatics
Historic graveyard tells Miami tale
By the big shoe, some scrumptious Barcelonan treats
When an influential developer wants to cram a size-10 project on a size-4 parcel of waterfront land, who can he turn to for help? The ever-accommodating Miami City Commission, of course.
Don't tell archaeologist Bob Carr that the mysterious Miami Circle is just a bunch of holes in the ground. He knows better than that.
Letters from the issue of July 13, 2000
Fourteenth Street from North Bayshore to NW North River Drive
April 1-7, 1999
Miami's notoriously dirty, crime-ridden river is flowing a little cleaner these days thanks to Coast Guard Capt. Dave Miller
Local, state, and federal authorities have been trying for years to dislodge the Rex Bear from the Miami River, but it simply won't budge
Six years in the works and still controversial: Dade environmental officials submit their manatee-protection proposal
Historic landmarks in preservation limbo
It's sad when a manatee dies because of a careless boater. What took place on Watson Island went beyond sad.
Years of neglect have poisoned the land and contaminated the water under Miami International Airport. Investigators are just now beginning to grasp how bad it is. It's very bad.