Just over a year after American Airlines declared bankruptcy -- costing 400 Miami employees their jobs and throwing Miami International Airport's future as a global hub into question -- the airline finalized an $11 billion merger with US Airways this morning.What's that mean for MIA? At least in the ... More >>
Ritz CarltonExecutive chef Bernd Schmitt recently joined SoBe's Ritz-Carlton as the voice behind the hotel's entire culinary enterprise -- from in-room dining to the banquet program, to Bistro One LR, DiLido Beach Club, and the Lapidus Lounge.We sat down with Chef Schmitt to find out what his pla ... More >>
Open Air Via Flicker CCAt Miami International Airport, somehow, there is always a couple fighting in Spanish. That such a fiery passion wells up alongside colorless cargo packages and old ladies in wheelchairs seems almost magical. It's one of the reasons we recommend arriving early with a box ... More >>
P. Scott CunninghamWhere's the rum, Miami?Last night, Miami International Aiport in cooperation with American Airlines and Miami-Dade County (and thanks to the efforts of the Odebrecht Corporation), unveiled two 50-foot long murals by acclaimed Brazilian artist Carybé.Despite the ceremony feeling l ... More >>
Do you recognize the super-sexy blond cutie in the picture you see at left? You should. This little Colombian bombshell is Fanny Lu. Her 2006 release Lágrimas Cálidas won her all sorts of acclaim, including a nod in the Latin Grammy, six for the Billboard Awards and two in Premios Lo Nues ... More >>
Pope Visit - Pope Benedict XVI visited the U.S. Tuesday in what is deemed to be a historic a visit. He said he is ashamed of "pedophile priests," but some catholics are demanding more action. Delta, NWA Merge - Delta and Northwest Airlines settled on a deal to merge that would make them the larges ... More >>
“Celebrity chefs bring plane food to new heights” blared the business section headline in Saturday’s Miami Herald. Charlie Trotter, Todd English, and our own Michelle Bernstein are highlighted in the article as pioneers of haute in-flight cuisine -- and also as harbingers of “the airline i ... More >>
Ecstasy swoons on the radio, plus pimp documentation and flag desecration
Is our airport the most user-unfriendly in America? No, just one of four really unhappy landing sites.
Checking luggage? Think long and hard before answering yes to that question at MIA
Authorities are in a pickle over where to dump the toxic sludge soon to be scraped from the Miami River
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A New Times guide to busting the county's Cuba law
Y2K Disaster Strikes Miami
Big payoffs. Gruesome murders. Nosy feds. Life as a cargo handler at MIA just ain't what it used to be.
If you think being under federal indictment might have hurt Humberto Hernandez, you don't know the fine folks of District 3
Most big airports come equipped with round-the-clock clerics -- but for some reason MIA has lost its religion
Airlines that service Miami International Airport throw away up to 600 uneaten meals every day
American Airlines officials want to know why the Miami Herald is covering old news as if it were a breaking story
You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.
He's inexperienced. He's hefty. He's the First Brother-in-Law. And he's coming soon to a ballot near you.
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.
Indonesian crab-eating macaques are favored by medical researchers. But if Miami primate dealer Matthew Block's late-August shipment was bound for the lab, it never got that far.