The latest chapter in the tumultuous saga of Doral's U.S. Century Bank could spell trouble for some of the biggest names in Miami-Dade politics, with accusations of shady boardroom deals.It all began last November, when a group of minority shareholders -- including real estate developer Masoud Shoja ... More >>
Marco Rubio -- the Tea Party's wunderkind, GOP's great not-too-white hope, and water's most awkward chugger -- had his moment in the national spotlight last night, delivering a rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union speech in both English and Spanish. The reviews are in, ranging from the D ... More >>
If Occupy Miami protesters are angry about out-of-control banks taking and mismanaging money from the public coffers, then perhaps they should move their protest to the parking lot of U.S. Century Bank's headquarters out in Doral. The bank received $50.2 million in TARP assets in 2009, but ProPub ... More >>
Two years ago, U.S. Century Bank earned the distinction as the bank with more insider deals than any other banking institution in Florida. Several U.S. Century board members and executives accounted for $110 million in insider loans at a bank with deposits of $1.5 billion in 2009.One of those ins ... More >>
Andy HernandezDada 5000 gears up for second fight.Dhafir Harris, aka Dada 5000, is back in the MMA ring this Saturday night. The Perrine Spartan is the second headline match for the Mixed Fighting Alliance's event at the U.S. Century Bank Arena located in the south campus of Florida International ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsShortly before 7:30 p.m. last night, a sparse crowd gathered outside the entrance to the freshly renovated $5 million U.S. Century Bank Arena at Florida International University's south campus.A bald man with a goatee wearing a navy blue FIU t-shirt talking to three other Gol ... More >>
Just a couple of weeks into his new gig as Florida International University basketball coach, Isiah Thomas is already beginning to exhibit his world-famous people-person charm.High school forward and Jacksonville native Chris Rozier had been offered a b-ball scholarship to FIU before Thomas got ther ... More >>
Berkman ushered in the new era with the words, "I'd like to personally welcome Isiah Thompson."
We aren't exactly a fan of the cold weather. Every time someone says, "I love when Miami gets chilly," we resist the urge to hurt them. We don't live in Miami because of the cold weather -- in fact, that's why we live in Miami, because it doesn't get cold. In fact, we propose anyone who publicly sta ... More >>
Florida Marlins hold open tryouts for their big-man dance squad.