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Port of Miami

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Our New $1 Billion Tunnel Is Already Leaking

    On May 19, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez touted the PortMiami tunnel as the way public-private partnerships are supposed to work. "When the government tries to do a project, it takes a lot of money and time, and this company has done it on budget and on time," he said at the ribbon-cutting. But t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Inside the Port of Miami Tunnel (Photos)

    Driving through the soon-to-be completed Port of Miami Tunnel on a golf cart is like going on the world's most expensive theme park ride. In 88 days, the construction site is expected to transform into the largest bored tunnel in North America. Currently, it looks like a Universal Studios homage to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Sixthman's Non-Stop 2014 Music Cruisin' Lineup: Kid Rock, Kiss, Paramore, More!

    Ever dream about drinkin' a brew with Kid Rock in Redneck Paradise? Well, wake the hell up. Because that's a real place, where golden sands, bikini-less babes, tatted-up dudes, and treasure chests of American Badass-brand beer await. So if you wanna party on a boat with the U.S. of A's favorite ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Coast Guard Unloads $19 Million Worth of Cocaine at Port of Miami

    The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded a really good weekend's worth of cocaine at the Port of Miami today. The 1,250 pounds of coke carried an estimated wholesale value of $19 million. No telling how much it would go for once it was cut up and hit the streets.

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Port of Miami Deep Dredge Clears Final Hurdle As Environmentalists Drop Lawsuit

    Prepare to be dredged.After a five-month legal standoff over a controversial plan to deepen the Port of Miami using explosive charges, environmentalists have relented. Three groups opposed to the project have dropped their lawsuit in exchange for legal fees and the establishment of a $1,310,000 trus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Step Up 4 Trailer: Can Two Sexy Dancers Find Love In Miami?

    ​The Step Up movies all have essentially the same plot: Boy meets girl. They dance. They fall in love. They live, and dance, happily ever after. But there's something a little different about Step Up 4: It all takes place in Miami.From the looks of the trailer, released this week, the film was act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Port of Miami's 2035 Master Plan Includes Manatee-Displacing Mega-Yacht Marina, Hotels

    Like it or not, the Port of Miami is in for some major changes​If you thought the Port of Miami's deep dredging project was controversial, get a load of this.Riptide has obtained a copy of the port's 2035 Master Plan. It calls for adding three new cruise ship berths, a mega-yacht marina near downt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    $7.6 Million Worth of Pot Seized at Port of Miami

    ​U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say they haven't made a huge pot bust at the Port of Miami for months, but sometimes you just have to wait. Authorities report they discovered 3,837 pounds of marijuana, nearly two tons, stuffed inside shipping containers at the port last Friday.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Port of Miami Dredge Project Rankles Even the Rich: Fisher Island Residents Pissed, Could Sue

    Fisher Island Community Association's president worries that the Port of Miami dredge will damage properties​This weekend, Port of Miami director Bill Johnson wrote to The Miami Herald to rebut "naysayers" who just don't understand what an "enviable position" the city will be in once we've blasted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Security at Port of Miami Stepped Up for 9/11 Anniversary

    ​Officials stress there have been no specific threats made against the Port of Miami in relation to the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, but local, state, and federal agencies will step up security at the port this weekend.

  • News

    September 1, 2011
  • Music

    February 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Port of Miami Sets Cruise Passenger World Record for Third Year in a Row

    ​Cruise ship tourists: they may be kind of annoying, but they're pretty damn good for our local economy. For the third year in a row the Port of Miami has set a world record for the number of cruise passengers traveling through a port. Despite the economy, that means the Port continues to exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Man Dies After Eating Cruise Ship Food

    ​In today's surprisingly light roundup of horrible things and various crimes that happened over the weekend in our fair metropolis: The Epic cruise ship is forced back to the Port of Miami after a man dies after eating food, a greyhound bus is attacked by a gunman, and the city's bond status ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Port of Miami Tunnel Project Could Be South Florida's Big Dig

    Miami-Dade CountyTrucks waiting at the Port of Miami​Trucker Jose Martinez heads to the Port of Miami every day on his 40-foot white Freightliner. By the time he gets downtown, traffic is a breeze. "It's like going from the bed to the kitchen," he says.Twenty years ago that wouldn't have been poss ... More >>

  • News

    July 2, 2009

    Black-Market Cigarettes: Miami's New Vice

    The feds say a local man smuggled millions of smokes for terrorists. He's not alone.

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2009
  • News

    March 19, 2009

    Irish Blood

    Feds say Cutler Bay man funded Irish terrorists through Port of Miami scheme.

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Feds: Miami Man Funneled Money To Irish Terrorists Behind This Weekend's Attacks

    A Cutler Bay man funneled money to the Irish terrorists who murdered two British soldiers in Belfast on Saturday, federal prosecutors say in a complaint unsealed in Miami-Dade court today and obtained by Riptide.For at least three years, Roman Vidal, 57, allegedly smuggled millions of dollars in bla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    News Roundup

    UM is asking its individual schools to cut their budgets by at least 5 percent, and is considering pay freezes. [CBS4]Steve Rodriguez attempted to undress and possibly rape a woman in the parking lot at the International Mall. Now he's in police custody. [NBC6]A baby alligator? In my pool? [NBC6]Mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    News Roundup

    The Port of Miami tunnel isn't dead yet, and may be back on in April. [Herald]The Florida Speaker of the House took a job with a school he's steered money towards which may not be ethical, and he's basically the worst speaker ever. [Herald]Thieves in Hialeah broke into a Best Buy. Don't they know th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    News Roundup

    It is the 50th anniversary of the start of complete and utter failure in Cuba. [Herald]Haitian-Americans have their very own Madoff to hate now. George Theodule bilked more than $23 million in a ponzi scheme. [JustNews]Demonstrators with sympathies on both side of the Isreal-Palestine conflict to ... More >>

  • News

    December 18, 2008

    Bet on Norman Braman

    Miami's most cantankerous billionaire could win by TKO.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Tons of Weed and Nobody to Smoke It

    With indoor grow houses taking over the marijuana market, you don’t hear about people smuggling weed into the U.S. much anymore. But this past Saturday, at the Port of Miami, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement found 6,000 pounds of pot in burlap sacks, sent from Jamaica. Were talking about a str ... More >>

  • News

    October 18, 2007

    Another No-Confidence Vote for Timoney

    Even little old ladies dont trust him

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Hustlin' Flow

    Unconstrained by crunk, unconfined by law, Rick Ross defines only himself

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2006
  • News

    April 29, 2004

    The Greenpeace Effect

    Environmental advocates claim they just want loggers to play by the rules. But Brazilian mahogany barons, local lumber lords, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Port of Miami all want these tree-huggers stopped

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    A Fissure Runs Through It

    Miami's chapter of the Audubon Society loses a leader and gains critics

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    Shake

    Sounds Like Free Trade

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of September 28, 2000

  • News

    September 21, 2000

    Spoiled Island

    With no public input whatsoever, Miami officials have put together a deal to trade waterfront park land for massive cruise ship terminals and a lovely parking garage

  • News

    September 21, 2000

    In Too Deep

    Four years ago a dangerous chemical tanker ran aground in Biscayne National Park. The salvage operation that followed would go down in history.

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    A Hole So Foul

    Somehow no one noticed that a monstrous gash was illegally being dug into the bottom of Biscayne Bay

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    March 16, 2000

    On the Block

    In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    The Perfect Scam

    For the workers life is no carnival, believe it or not

  • News

    December 3, 1998
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    April 30, 1998
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    April 9, 1998
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    March 12, 1998

    Shape Up and Ship Out

    It's an eyesore and a hazard and its owner has thumbed his nose at everyone. Yet you may pay good money for it.

  • Music

    March 5, 1998
  • News

    June 12, 1997
  • News

    May 29, 1997
  • News

    March 20, 1997

    Goo Grief

    There's a million cubic yards of toxic sludge on the bottom of the Miami River and you may as well get used to it

  • News

    July 13, 1995

    Dialing Your Dollars

    You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.

  • News

    March 23, 1995

    Treasured Isle

    This time next year an RV campground will occupy Virginia Key. Say sayonara to one of the city's last patches of green.

  • News

    December 18, 1991
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    May 22, 1991
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    February 20, 1991
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