Royal Palm Hotel

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Abe & Arthur's Coming To New James Royal Palm Hotel

    Plates at Abe & Arthur's in New York.​Folks on South Beach will remember the James Royal Palm Hotel as the Royal Palm Hotel, which is what it was known as when it opened on Collins Avenue in 1939 and for decades after that. KSL Capital Partners purchased the property and are remodeling it into ... More >>

  • News

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Black-Owned Miami Beach Hotel Goes Belly Up

    The Royal Palm Hotel will be sold in a public auction in May.​The Royal Palm Hotel on 16th Street and Collins Avenue was supposed to be a beacon of atonement for Miami-Dade County's racist past.In 1989, county officials snubbed South African leader Nelson Mandela when he visited Miami. African Ame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Duane Starks Goes Out In Style

    Duane Starks started his football career at the age of eight in a local optimist club program, he became a star quarterback for Miami Beach Senior High, briefly attended Miami-Dade Community College and then played as a starting cornerback for the University of Miami Hurricanes. He entered the NFL, ... More >>

  • News

    March 22, 2007

    Crash of an Icon

    Once a lifeline and a symbol, Chalk's delivered death

  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005


    Southern Cross Astronomical Society

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Beating Whitey II

    Around and around on the MIAB/black-owned hotel deal

  • News

    March 14, 1996

    Your Tax Dollars at Work (Hiccup!)

    The City of Miami's upstanding leadership had a swell time at a swanky centennial party. Who paid? You did, of course.

  • News

    June 3, 1992
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    May 20, 1992
  • News

    December 11, 1991

    You Make the Call!

    Who should be selected as Miami Beach's new city manager? If the politicians insist on holding secret meetings to discuss it, make sure they meet with you!