After over 20 years of sitting in disrepair, the Miami Marine Stadium is now closer than ever to returning to its former glory after the City of Miami Commission voted yesterday to give control of the stadium's renovation to a non-profit group. Now they just need $20 million.
Miami is full of strange structures with odd stories, from foreclosed upon mansions to ancient burial grounds -- not to mention $2 billion baseball boondoggles. No building boasts a bio as bizarre as 540 NW 7th Street, however. Once bought by a Colombian politician for $1.6 million, the Overtown ap ... More >>
Some 30 years after "Video Killed the Radio Star," the Internet is destroying the CD business, systematically bombing away at the brick-and-mortar retailers that still carry compact discs. By 2016, record sales will have dropped by over 75 percent, according the Wall Street Journal. "Times have cha ... More >>
Galata Inc., a Homestead social service agency that received a no-questions-asked $500,000 county grant in 2008 to pay off a mortgage, is now seeking private donations to help pay down another loan. In January, the Miami-Dade Inspector General's Office criticized Galata officials for misusing $99,00 ... More >>
Back in 2008, Galata Inc., a social service agency that assists minorities and low income residents in Homestead, was one of 37 local non-profit organizations that received a no-questions-asked Miami-Dade County grant. Galata got $500,000 from a $30 million pot that was part of the county's Building ... More >>
When I first came across the plastic water bottles filled with a light hazy brown liquid labeled "Worm Tea," at this past Saturday's PhilanthroFest in Midtown, I thought it was a new line of organic tea with a quirky invertebrate name -- for human consumption.Seconds later, I asked the vendor from F ... More >>
Looking to make a donation to a nonprofit organization that will put your dollars to good use? Well, apparently your best bet in the entire United State of America is right down in Coral Gables. Worth magazine in conjunction with nonprofit watchdog Charity Navigator has named the University o ... More >>
A bird's-eye view of the Taste & Toast event at last year's festivalSure, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival gets all the foodie shine in February. And certainly, that festival is unparalleled in its opportunities for hobnobbing while overindulging. But when it ends, it leaves a dry hus ... More >>
Armando CodinaTalk about a hostile witness. Armando Codina, the developer at the heart of a criminal case against ex-Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones, criticized prosecutor Richard Scruggs repeatedly on the stand today for "misleading" him. Prosecutors say the $12,500 Codina gave a charity at S ... More >>
Photo by JipsyChef Michelle BernsteinWhile fashion was the main attraction this past Friday at Fashion's Night Out in the Bal Harbour Shops, the food was also something to talk about. Celebrity Chef Michelle Bernstein traipsed on over to Saks Fifth Avenue, whipping up some small tasty bites for s ... More >>
via walkwithbud.comChiles ran the non-profit wing of a church many critics assail as a harmful cult.As he campaigns for governor on an independent ticket, Lawton "Bud" Chiles III likes to trumpet his decade running HOPE Worldwide, a health-care charity. "We did immunization and health outreach for t ... More >>
Winter Party organizers are hating on Peter RauhoferA tiff over scheduling has exposed a nasty feud between a famous dj and the group that throws one of the biggest week-long gay and lesbian bashes of the year.Organizers and supporters of the Winter Party Festival have been circulating a mas ... More >>
According to tax documents posted by The Smoking Gun, Wyclef Jean has used Yele for his own gain.All over Facebook, Twitter, television newscasts, and radio broadcasts, reporters and ordinary folks have been encouraging relatives, friends and anyone who cares to donate $5 to the Yele Haiti ... More >>
Benefit reception for young women from foster homes
Uganda's wee soldiers target screens at The Wallflower Gallery.
Not one, but two events float oer local waters this weekend.
Were jonesing for Jockstarzz tonight!
Hot baseball goes great with ice cream
Party and raise funds for those who need it
The healthiest happy hour around
Martial arts hit the stage and the mat
Rene Ruiz presents his couture for a cause
Boys who train with Frank Gachelin learn an important lesson: Rules shouldn't get in the way