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Why Judge is “Dismayed” and “Disappointed” Over $1M Fight Between Father, Daughter

Why Judge is “Dismayed” and “Disappointed”...

Congratulations to Circuit Court Judge John W. Thornton. He had the courage and intelligence to prevent the eviction and homelessness of a 71-year old...

NADA Art Fair Miami Beach 2014 12/4/14-12/7/14

NADA Art Fair Miami Beach 2014 12/4/14-12/7/14

NADA Art Fair Miami Beach 2014 Thursday, December 4th, 10am – 2pm, Opening Preview by Invitation Thursday, December 4th, 2pm – 8pm Friday, December...

Tow, Tow, Tow Your Car… To Crime Central Off Miami Beach?

Tow, Tow, Tow Your Car… To Crime Central...

UNDERBELLY … the other side of Miami Beach politics By Michael W. Sasser msasser@citydebate.com Selective enforcement of the law is the first sign...

Sometimes, You Do Want To Know How Sausage Is Made

Sometimes, You Do Want To Know How Sausage...

UNDERBELLY … the other side of Miami Beach politics I would hate to be the one to break the news to any readers, but elected officials are about...

The Wealth of a Nation An Exclusive Excerpt of County Commissioner Xavier Suarez’s New Book

The Wealth of a Nation An Exclusive Excerpt...

By Michael W. Sasser msasser@citydebate.com www.citydebate.com @citydebate Growing up in North Miami, the only local politician’s name that ever...

Miami hotel rates among the priciest in the world

Miami hotel rates among the priciest in the...

World travelers looking for an inexpensive place to stay in the U.S. may want to avoid Miami, says an index compiled by Bloomberg. The index placed Miami...

Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014 Boasts an Intimidating 267 Galleries

Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014 Boasts an Intimidating...

Now that you’ve got a place to stay, it’s time to start thinking about the art. Art Basel in Miami Beach has announced its exhibitor list for the 13th...

Police search for swastika vandals in Miami-Dade County (Video)

Police search for swastika vandals in Miami-Dade...

Police are investigating after swastikas were found spray-painted and drawn onto the walls of a synagogue in West Miami-Dade and the back of a Publix in...

Meet Your City Vendors: Standard Parking

Meet Your City Vendors: Standard Parking

By Michael W. Sasser   Private sector vendors retained by the City of Miami Beach and other Municipalities play a key role in daily operations of...

Teens steal 2014 BMW in Lake Worth, search for ‘chop shop’ on Google, in Miami Beach

Teens steal 2014 BMW in Lake Worth, search...

Three teens who broke into cars and Buy kamagra stole a BMW drove up and down Interstate 95 from Lake Worth to Miami Beach trying to find a chop shop on Google, according...

Alton Road Construction Update

Alton Road Construction Update

The contractor is scheduled to rebuild the west side of the intersection of Alton Road and 16 Street beginning the week of Monday, August 11. Southbound...

Is Google exec building on Miami Beach?

Is Google exec building on Miami Beach?

Look for a high-level Google executive in the neighborhood soon. On Tuesday, Miami Beach’s Design Review Board approved the design of a two-story, 9,455...

South Pointe Pier Opens Next Week

South Pointe Pier Opens Next Week

Miami Beach Unveils New and Improved South Pointe Park Pier Series of Events Leads Up to a Ribbon-Cutting Celebration on Friday, August 15, 6 p.m. Miami...

Port of Miami Tunnel for the first 48 hours

Port of Miami Tunnel for the first 48 hours

I would like to give you an update on the Port of Miami Tunnel for the first 48 hours. The Tunnel has dramatically increased traffic every day and the...

Miami Beach hotels undergo multimillion-dollar renovations

Miami Beach hotels undergo multimillion-dollar...

Renovations for two Miami Beach hotels will be unveiled in the coming months. Gale South Beach will debut an expanded wing of the 87-room hotel called...

Bass Museum’s New Exhibit Explores Earth’s Most Precious Metal

Bass Museum’s New Exhibit Explores...

Patricia Hernandez would like to sell you an island. Don’t worry — she’s not another airhead celebrity realtor bidding for a Bravo TV contract....

Don’t Miss Jafar Panahi’s Courageous Closed Curtain

Don’t Miss Jafar Panahi’s Courageous...

Sometimes, if not often enough, movies demand to be watched as something more than just expensive daydreams — they come festooned with real-world urgency...

WHY DOES RIDESHARING FREAK OUT SOME REGULATORS?

WHY DOES RIDESHARING FREAK OUT SOME REGULATORS?

“There’s limited public transportation there and there are a bunch of drunk 20-year-olds on a typical Friday and Saturday night,” he says with a...

Hearing rescheduled in pop star Justin Bieber’s DUI, resisting-arrest case in Florida

Hearing rescheduled in pop star Justin Bieber’s...

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County judge postponed a hearing to determine whether Justin Bieber will be tried on charges of driving under the influence...

Miami Beach Budget Workshop, “Capital Day”

Miami Beach Budget Workshop, “Capital...

Miami Beach Budget Workshop, “Capital Day” Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Commission Chambers 3rd Floor, City Hall 1700 Convention Center...

Ros-Lehtinen Meets with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer, Denounces Hamas’ Continued Assault on Israel and Cheap viagra canada its Use of Human Shields

Ros-Lehtinen Meets with Israeli Ambassador...

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, issued the following statement following a House Foreign...

Miami Beach Police investigating after man claims Pouncey twins assaulted him

Miami Beach Police investigating after man...

Police are investigating after a man claimed Dolphins center Mike Pouncey and Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey assaulted him at a Miami Beach nightclub,...

Great beach and boardwalk Miami Beach

Great beach and boardwalk Miami Beach

The beach here is very nice, especially being so close to the city. The boardwalk is great, but as you get closer to the nightlife area of South Beach...

Improvements to 71 Street and Dickens Avenue

Improvements to 71 Street and Dickens Avenue

The City’s transportation department has been working with FDOT to try and identify intersections where there might be a conflict.      ...

Art Basel in Miami Beach: business as usual?

Art Basel in Miami Beach: business as usual?

More than $5m is being set aside for art commissions in Miami Beach as part of the renovation of its convention centre, thanks to a city ordinance requiring...

Dade Boulevard bike path could be ready by end of 2014

Dade Boulevard bike path could be ready by...

After over two years of intermittent work, Miami Beach still hasn’t completed a bike path paralleling the Collins Canal along Dade Boulevard. A temporary...

Coca-Cola Presents Miami Beach Fire on the Fourth Festival – Food Trucks, Free Entertainment & Live Music, Fireworks

Coca-Cola Presents Miami Beach Fire on the...

Miami Beach’s Fourth of July festivities move north this year. The North Shore Park Bandshell plays host to day-long entertainment and activities for...

Miami Beach thinking of rules for tour buses

Miami Beach thinking of rules for tour buses

The City of Miami Beach has been looking into regulating the sightseeing tour buses that run in the municipality. Since the beginning of the year, officials...

Shaquille O’Neal Secret DJ Training In Miami Beach

Shaquille O’Neal Secret DJ Training In...

Shaquille O’Neal’s upcoming DJ gig at a Vegas nightclub isn’t a joke — the NBA star has been secretly training in the art of the...

Miami Beach appoints Texas cop as deputy police chief

Miami Beach appoints Texas cop as deputy...

Miami Beach has selected another outsider for the No. 2 job in the city’s police department. Chief Dan Oates has appointed Lauretta Hill, who last served...

HPB MAY HEAR LINCOLN ROAD DEVELOPMENT ITEM AGAIN

HPB MAY HEAR LINCOLN ROAD DEVELOPMENT ITEM...

Miami Beach’s Historic Preservation Board (HPB) might have the opportunity to vote on August 12 to reconsider at a subsequent meeting its decision to...

Political matchups set for Miami-Dade commission, property appraiser

Political matchups set for Miami-Dade commission,...

Two Miami-Dade County commissioners were automatically reelected Tuesday after drawing no opposition. Sally Heyman and Order viagra no prescription Rebeca Sosa will each serve another...

Law Would Ban Styrofoam at Miami Beach Parks, Sidewalk Cafes

Law Would Ban Styrofoam at Miami Beach Parks,...

  A proposed law would ban Styrofoam cups and boxes from Miami Beach parks and sidewalk cafes. Styrofoam “is neither readily recyclable nor...

Budget Cuts Put Miami-Dade Cops In Line Of Fire

Budget Cuts Put Miami-Dade Cops In Line Of...

Miami-Dade County’s Mayor is looking at trimming $40-million from the Miami-Dade Police Department. That means a force that’s already short...

News: Pay for Parking Via Smart Phone

News: Pay for Parking Via Smart Phone

  Miami Beach Launches New Apps to Find & Pay for Parking. Miami Beach introduces new mobile payments program for parking. You can find an on-street...

MOCA: Miami Beach or Bust?

MOCA: Miami Beach or Bust?

The battle between the City of North Miami and the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is so intense, it got the attention of the Grey Lady. An article published...

Firefighter Faces Child Porn Charges Over Twitter Posts

Firefighter Faces Child Porn Charges Over...

A Miami-Dade firefighter is facing child porn charges for allegedly using Twitter to share photos of underage girls having sex. Authorities say Gabriel...

Miami Beach Looking To Buy Block For Baylink Transit Hub

Miami Beach Looking To Buy Block For Baylink...

Holy cow. New infrastructure projects can get bogged down in study after study, like Baylink was, or apparently you can do this. The City of Miami Beach...

City of Miami Beach Amendment to The Land Development Regulations of The City of Miami Beach Code

City of Miami Beach Amendment to The Land...

    Related posts: Local 10’s Jeff Weinsier goes ‘tabloid,’ and Miami Beach mayor Philip Levine puts a ‘mole’ inside...

LA MARTINA MIAMI BEACH POLO WORLD CUP CELEBRATES ITS TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY

LA MARTINA MIAMI BEACH POLO WORLD CUP CELEBRATES...

Kings of the Arena make a highly anticipated return to the most prestigious Beach Polo tournament in the world to commemorate a decade of world-class chukkers...

Ultra announces retiring Miami Beach Police Chief Ray Martinez as new security director

Ultra announces retiring Miami Beach Police...

Ultra Music Festival organizers announced on Friday that soon to be retired Miami Beach police chief Raymond Martinez will become security director for...

Dade Democrats’ chair: I didn’t break rules by endorsing

Dade Democrats’ chair: I didn’t...

Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair Annette Taddeo-Goldstein sent an email endorsing Joe Geller in his race for State House District 100. “It’s my...

South Florida sex trafficker beat women and threatened cops, feds say

South Florida sex trafficker beat women and...

He beat and threatened the young women he forced into prostitution and sat outside the motel rooms, listening in over an open cellphone line while they...

Polo Park Statue Re dedication

Polo Park Statue Re dedication

Related posts: “Very Unique Boutique” Review of Colony Hotel Justin Bieber to reject plea deal over drug test concerns, report says Miami Beach Now...

UM Docs Put On Sonic Experience To Stress Importance Of Vocal Health

UM Docs Put On Sonic Experience To Stress...

Frost School of Music performers teamed up with otolaryngologists from the University of Miami’s medical school for on-campus concerts on World Voice...

Heat playoff run could decide James’ future in Miami

Heat playoff run could decide James’...

The Miami Heat may not be entering the playoffs as the top seed but they are still very much the team to beat, and anything less than a third consecutive...

Giant snails in South Florida sliming their way to new

Giant snails in South Florida sliming their...

Miami – Since 2011 there has been an aggressive ongoing war between humans and Generic viagra cheapest the Giant Land Snails in Miami-Dade County. The shelled creatures...

Deco-Bike bike-share: Bumps in the road

Deco-Bike bike-share: Bumps in the road

There’s no better example than New York City, where the nation’s largest bike-share program is crashing. Last week, New York’s mayor...

Gloria Estefan Calls For Greater Equality For Florida’s Gay Community

Gloria Estefan Calls For Greater Equality...

Singer Gloria Estefan and choreographer Kenny Ortega served as grand marshals to Sunday’s Miami Beach Gay Pride .parade The annual celebration,...

Miami Beach Mayor’s Former Bodyguard Accused of Carrying Gun in Police Center

Miami Beach Mayor’s Former Bodyguard...

  Before he was tapped to serve as a bodyguard for then Miami Beach mayoral candidate Philip Levine in 2013, Eric Kolbinsky was a longtime police...

Justin Bieber to reject plea deal over drug test concerns, report says

Justin Bieber to reject plea deal over drug...

  JUSTIN Bieber will reportedly reject a plea deal offered by prosecutors in his Miami Beach drink-driving case, mainly because he doesn’t want...

New York McDonald’s fires 8-year worker after she donates food to firefighters

New York McDonald’s fires 8-year worker...

  A McDonald’s restaurant in New York fired a worker after 8 years because she “opened a whole bee’s nest” by buying food for firefighters...

Developer cleared of lobbying law violations Miami Beach Convention Center redevelopment

Developer cleared of lobbying law violations...

A member of the development team awarded the $1 billion Miami Beach Convention Center redevelopment that has since been scrapped did not violate city lobbying...

Feds investigate Club Madonna to determine whether it violated labor laws

Feds investigate Club Madonna to determine...

The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating the Miami Beach strip club where police say a 13-year old danced for money. Four people were arrested in...

NBA Rumors: Miami Heat could sign Carmelo Anthony with creative finances

NBA Rumors: Miami Heat could sign Carmelo...

  It seems a bit outlandish to suggest Carmelo Anthony could join the Miami Heat in free agency next season, but, it’s technically not impossible....

FBI: ID theft a ‘huge problem’ in South Florida

FBI: ID theft a ‘huge problem’...

  It’s time to do tax returns and here’s some motivation to get it done quickly: Identity thieves will try to get your refund before you...

Cuban Dissidents Leave Mark at UM

Cuban Dissidents Leave Mark at UM

  The Spring 2014 issue of Miami magazine features an article about three prominent Cuban women who shared their experiences growing up in Castro’s...

Miami Artist Destroyed $1M Ai Weiwei Vase Because PAMM “Only Displays International Artists”

Miami Artist Destroyed $1M Ai Weiwei Vase...

  Yesterday, art lovers around the world were shocked when someone strolled into the Pérez Art Museum Miami and destroyed a $1 million vase by Ai...

Haute 100 Update Miami: Russell Galbut Building 17,000 Square Foot Residence Over Garage In SoFi

Haute 100 Update Miami: Russell Galbut Building...

  Miami business mogul and Haute 100 lister Russell Galbut is marking his territory in another spot on Miami Beach in the form of a sprawling 17,000...

Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Names Joshua Levy and Richard Segal Emerging Leadership Council Chairs

Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Names Joshua...

  The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) has appointed Joshua Levy, Attorney at Pardo Gainsburg, and Richard I. Segal, Trial Attorney at Kluger...

Cuba once again suspends visa services

Cuba once again suspends visa services

Cuba’s diplomatic mission in Washington said Friday that it had once again suspended consular services and will no longer be granting visas, except...

Miami Beach Moving Forward On Zaha’s Collins Park Garage

Miami Beach Moving Forward On Zaha’s...

  Construction firms clamored to submit their bids to Miami Beach commissioners for a contract, nay, the privilege to build starchitect Zaha Hadid’s...

Miami Beach Now Has Its Own Official Sunscreen Line

Miami Beach Now Has Its Own Official Sunscreen...

  Move over Coppertone and Hawaiian Tropic. There’s a new sunscreen brand in town, and it’s literally named after the town. After the...

Q&A with Anne Burrell: The popular Food Network host is coming to South Beach

Q&A with Anne Burrell: The popular Food...

  Fans of food on TV first came to know Anne Burrell as the spiky-haired assistant to Mario Batali on “Iron Chef America.” Starting in...

The Cabaret South Beach presents Live Jazz Thursdays with Eric & the Jazzers

The Cabaret South Beach presents Live Jazz...

  With a launch set for Thursday, February 20th, The Cabaret South Beach will present a weekly Jazz night featuring the outstanding Jazz quartet Eric...

Miami Beach canine officer receives special support from community

Miami Beach canine officer receives special...

  A military member and a Miami Beach canine officer who are currently serving overseas in Afghanistan are receiving special support from his friends...

Big-box retailer seeks Brownfield remediation incentives in Miami-Dade

Big-box retailer seeks Brownfield remediation...

A national retailer and grocery chain, most likely Wal-Mart, is seeking state incentives to remediate and develop a Brownfield site in southwest Miami-Dade...

GAMBLING BILL DELAYED

GAMBLING BILL DELAYED

  Rollout of a comprehensive gambling bill that could permit a resort casinos in each of Miami-Dade and Broward counties will be delayed two weeks,...

The Diaspora Women’s Dance Festival Hosted by Arts at St. Johns

The Diaspora Women’s Dance Festival...

Kaeshi Chai is a globe-trotting world fusion bellydancer who is known for her chameleon ability to effortlessly cross genres and theatrically portray strong...

WMC and MMW 2014: Parties Announced So Far

WMC and MMW 2014: Parties Announced So Far

Ragers, raves, getdowns, throwdowns, pool parties, boat parties, beach parties, club parties, street parties …Yep, it’s already time to get...

The Diaspora Womens Dance Festival

The Diaspora Womens Dance Festival

  The Diaspora Womens Dance Festival featuring Kaeshi Chai guest artists Hanan, Michelle Grant Murray and Olujimi Dance company, Valerick, Francesca...

SLS South Beach to transform into “Avicii Hotel” during Miami Music Week

SLS South Beach to transform into “Avicii...

  Producer, DJ, Ralph Lauren model… and hotelier? It’s true: Avicii is bringing his eponymous hotel back to Miami for a second year. After taking...

Gloria Estefan joins Andrea Bocelli for V-Day show

Gloria Estefan joins Andrea Bocelli for V-Day...

  Searching for an extra dose of romance this Valentine’s Day? Miami’s queen of song Gloria Estefan will join Italian opera star-turned-pop-sensation...

Bill could open door for state college sales tax

Bill could open door for state college sales...

  Legislation is moving in Tallahassee that would open the door for counties to collect a half-cent sales tax to fund their local state college. While...

SOBE SIGNAGE BLIGHT!

SOBE SIGNAGE BLIGHT!

Temporary Signage Blight Allowed in South Beach By David Arthur Walters MIAMI MIRROR The signage blight clinging to the construction net veiling the façade...

Miami-Dade police: One dead, two airlifted to hospital following apparent drive-by shooting

Miami-Dade police: One dead, two airlifted...

  By Miami Herald Staff By Miami Herald Staff An apparent drive-by shooting on Saturday night at 154 NW 7th Avenue has left one person dead and two...

Local 10’s Jeff Weinsier goes ‘tabloid,’ and Miami Beach mayor Philip Levine puts a ‘mole’ inside the police department (Video)

Local 10’s Jeff Weinsier goes ‘tabloid,’...

  The TV news report titled “Asleep at 911” ran late last month on Local 10 It was pure tabloid TV. Reporter Jeff Weinsier, a 20-year...

Letter from the President Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Jerry Libbin

Letter from the President Miami Beach Chamber...

  The Miami Beach Chamber Education Foundation (Foundation) is committed to the education and the future of the children in our city. Our goal is...

Residents Displaced After Fire In Miami Beach Building

Residents Displaced After Fire In Miami Beach...

  A 30 unit building has been evacuated following an electrical fire that sparked sometime Saturday morning. At approximately 11:30 AM, Miami Beach...

Al Capone’s gangster mansion on the market in Miami Beach

Al Capone’s gangster mansion on the...

  One of Miami Beach’s most notorious pieces of real estate is back on the block: the asking price is almost $8.5 million. The sprawling, waterfront...

Two LocalBitcoins.com Users Charged in Florida in Sting Operation

Two LocalBitcoins.com Users Charged in Florida...

  Two men in Florida have been arrested and charged following transactions arranged on the LocalBitcoins.com service, which allows bitcoin enthusiasts...

Pickleball comes to Miami Beach — and you don’t need pickles to play!

Pickleball comes to Miami Beach — and you...

  Meet a group of ladies who stay out of the kitchen — at least when they’re playing pickleball. You read that right: pickleball. It’s a sport...

Crist wages populist campaign for Fla. governor

Crist wages populist campaign for Fla. governor

  When former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist announced he’d run for his old job as a Democrat in 2014, party leaders rejoiced at the prospect of a pragmatic...

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue recognizes 100 firefighters during Medal Day

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue recognizes 100 firefighters...

  DORAL, Florida — One hundred Miami-Dade County firefighters are being recognized for their service during Medal Day. A statement from Miami-Dade...

RARE HISTORICAL PHOTOS

RARE HISTORICAL PHOTOS

  Related posts: Cuba once again suspends visa services Beyoncé & Gloria Estefan Are Miami Royalty During Lunch Outing With Jay Z By Their Side!...

Miami Beach Pulls Club Madonna’s Business License Business to Close for Six Months While Under Investigation

Miami Beach Pulls Club Madonna’s Business...

  Miami Beach, FL:  On Friday, January 10, 2014, Miami Beach City Manager Jimmy L. Morales issued a six-month “Order Revoking Occupational License:...

Blind Dog Rescued From Miami Beach Biscayne Bay

Blind Dog Rescued From Miami Beach Biscayne...

A blind dog was rescued by Miami Beach Marine Patrol after they found it swimming in the Biscayne Bay Monday morning. Local Miami Beach residents spotted...

News Times Reports Corruption, Fake Cocaine, Sexual Harassment, Racial Abuse, Assualt, and Bribes in Miami Beach FD

News Times Reports Corruption, Fake Cocaine,...

    I was forwarded this story about Miami Beach. The article is a three month long investigation by the New Times on the City of Miami Beach…err more importantly corruption...

Code Parking Enforcement Officer Salary in Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Code Parking Enforcement Officer Salary in...

   Read More: http://www.indeed.com/salary?q1=Code+Parking+Enforcement+Officer&l1=Sunny+Isles+Beach%2C+FL     Related posts: Collins Avenue...

“Very Unique Boutique” Review of Colony Hotel

“Very Unique Boutique” Review of Colony...

  “Very Unique Boutique” Review of Colony Hotel We stayed at the Colony Hotel in South Beach, FL on 12/20/13 in route to  a cruise the next day....

Profile: Juan Zapata (Video)

Profile: Juan Zapata (Video)

      After being a state legislator since 2002, Juan Zapata has been a county commissioner for just over a year. Born to Colombian parents...

Beyoncé & Gloria Estefan Are Miami Royalty During Lunch Outing With Jay Z By Their Side!

Beyoncé & Gloria Estefan Are Miami...

    Don’t make us choose who is more fab! You know we love us some Beyoncé, but c’mon, Gloria Estefan?! The Cuban Conga queen ran into...

Katie Holmes: Pink Bikini Babe in Miami with Daughter Suri!

Katie Holmes: Pink Bikini Babe in Miami with...

      Katie Holmes shows off bikini body by the pool in a bright pink two piece on Monday afternoon (December 30) in Miami, Fla. The 35-year-old...

Miami-Dade Commissioners are to act in the new year on an agreement with Chile-based LAN Cargo airline

Miami-Dade Commissioners are to act in the...

    HANGAR DEAL PENDING: Miami-Dade Commissioners are to act in the new year on an agreement with Chile-based LAN Cargo airline to build a maintenance...

Collins Avenue Constructi​on Update

Collins Avenue Constructi​on Update

     The contractor will not be working through Friday, January 3, 2014 during the holiday season. For your safety please walk, drive and ride cautiously...

Alton Road Constructi​on Update

Alton Road Constructi​on Update

    The contractor will not be working through Friday, January 3, 2014 during the holiday season. For your safety please walk, drive and ride cautiously...