A divided Miami Beach Historical Preservation Board voted this morning to approve a controversial plan to convert a local church courtyard into a glitzy clothing store. In a 4-3 vote, the board reaffirmed its May 13 decision to allow the Miami Beach Community Church to lease its historic, 94-year-o ... More >>
The temple on the river is gone. The Mahi Shrine Auditorium, for decades the boxy, Miami River-adjacent home of the Mahi Shriners fraternity, was demolished Tuesday to make way for a new $200 million mixed-use commercial project on the site. The new megasite is slated to include 444 residential un ... More >>
Deciding which mall to go to in Miami is never an easy proposition. Are you going to go to the good mall or the good good mall? Then there's the too-good-for-you malls and the so-bad-they're-good malls? Because we're always helpful, we've decided to rank each and every mall in Miami-Dade for your sh ... More >>
"What's your favorite restaurant?" That question, recently batted around at our weekly editorial meeting, got us all thinking. If we had to choose one favorite at gunpoint, what would that restaurant be, and why? Each week, a different Short Order blogger will celebrate his or her favorite eatery -- ... More >>
Kim Kardashian's recent trip to Miami to scout locations for her store D-A-S-H has led some to speculate that a new version of her eponymous reality show could be headed this way. But Miami has already been taken! By Kardashians! We're specifically referring to 2009's Kourtney & Khloe Take Mi ... More >>
via Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeMiriam GarmasIf you're going to rip off your own mom for ten grand, you may as well get your money's worth, right? So goes the tale of Miriam Garmas, a 34-year-old from Stock Island who police say committed the perfectly stereotypical South Florida crime by defra ... More >>
via NYKetteAnyone who's ever done time in a South Beach club line already knows this: Club bouncers judge you.Lauren Rivera, an Ivy League-educated sociology researcher at the Kellogg Institute, ended up infiltrating an unnamed trendy club in Manhattan (probably the kind this guy frequents) worki ... More >>
It's almost time for the Holidays, which means it's time to cover your house in lights, find a present for your weird uncle Adolpho, and, oh right, the annual War on Christmas.The American Family Association kicked things off early this year by calling for a two month boycott on Gap Inc. "The Gap ... More >>
Crispin Porter Bogusky has long been an anchor of Miami business. Cool, Coconut Grove and booming. But now it's on the decline, and this smells bad for the South Florida economy. Indeed, as the recession cools off spending among high end consumers, the falling fortunes of this leader in boutiqu ... More >>
Crispin Porter Bogusky's bizarre Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates ads may have left me and you and everyone we know confused as hell, but now the Miami-based infant terrible of the ad world has been named US Ad Agency of the Year by AdWeek. Not inspite of the Seinfeld ads, but because of them:"The ... More >>
Panel finds the hiring of Carvahlo unethical. [Herald] Flood Advisory until 11:15am. [CBS4] The congressional candidates all got together for a forum at the former Parrot Jungle. Lots of squawking to be heard. [Herald] Joe Biden had an event in Estero yesterday and amazingly didn't incite anyone in ... More >>
Cosmo aims to gather record-breaking bikinis today.
"She used to be such a pit bull for the working man"
North Miami and Aventura strip-mall tour
Goings-on in the Grove and the passing of Sheldon's
Javier Peña is a maverick cabbie on a mission to turn the notorious Miami taxi industry into a respectable profession. So far he's been threatened, shot at, fined, and fired. In other words, he's making progress.
There's a place for everyone in Piccadilly Garden