If the world was a pageant, the City of Miami would be a beauty queen. The white sand of the beaches gives way to hotels and condos that have undergone unbelievable renovations, some that have cost upwards of a billion dollars. The most modern cruise ships in the world line our port and the most technologically advanced skyscrapers tear through our night sky. Ask an outsider to paint a picture of Miami and it will likely feature martini glasses and beautiful women.
There's another side to Miami, however. The gritty, authentic side of our burg is devoid of glitz and glamour. Sometimes it can be hard to find, but we wouldn't trade it for the world. A few months ago we explored the glitz by taking a look at the city's best bathrooms. Now it's time to shine a light on the grit, literally.
In compiling a list of the city's worst bathrooms, we visited public restrooms and bar water closets that are shameful and wonderful. We only visited places we like, so those on the list shouldn't feel altogether bad. They might want to buy a mop, though, and perhaps hire an attendant.