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Here's how much you need to earn to rent a 2-bedroom apartment in 15 of America's biggest cities

In fact, almost half spend over 30% of their incomes on rent, exceeding the standard measure of affordability, according to the 2017 State of the Nation's Housing report, published by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.<p>In addition to transportation and food, housing is one …

Frost Science Museum to Host Fourth of July Celebration

Frost Science will host an Independence Day celebration, complete with a live DJ, that will allow guests to see the fireworks from the museum's …

Science Museums

America’s Top 10 Beaches of 2017

Photo credit: Anna Abramskaya / Shutterstock<p>Memorial Day weekend marked the (well, unofficial) start of summer, and along with it came the annual list of best beaches in America from Dr. Beach, a.k.a. Professor Stephen P. Leatherman of Florida International University. This year marks the 27th year …

What to Do in Miami This July: Mango Festival & "I'm Not Gonna Move to L.A."

Courtesy of Rod Stewart<p>Rod Stewart<p>The best of what to do in and around Miami this month.<p>Music is a means to celebrate the city, help the world, and …

International Bakeries in Broward: 15 Hidden Gems

Miami-Dade dwellers, step away from the pastelitos<p>Whereas a wealth of Latin American and Caribbean eateries characterize Miami’s culinary landscape, Broward’s dining scene is abundant with venues featuring cuisines from almost every continent. This diversity extends, of course, to bakeries. While</i> …

12 Ways To Celebrate the Fourth of July in Miami

Fourth of July is arguably America’s favorite holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, which also scores highly on the patriotic scale, Independence Day brings people together with America-themed cocktails, hotdogs and fireworks. It’s one of the few days where it’s socially acceptable and even encouraged to …

Miami’s 10 biggest home sales of 2017 - Curbed Miami

Nearly three quarters of the way through 2017 and there already have been a handful of blockbuster single-family home sales across Miami-Dade County.<p>Topping the list is 1 Casuarina Concourse, the Alan Potamkin-owned mansion in Coral Gables with nearly 1,000 feet of Biscayne Bay frontage that sold …

10 Stylish South Beach Hotels You Can Actually Afford to Stay In

Over the last couple of years, a slew of bright and shiny lifestyle hotels have sprung up across Miami Beach—and that’s good news for you.<p>So what …

5 South Florida homes for $65M

Which fantasy mansion would you choose?<p><i>Welcome to Miami’s</i> Curbed Comparisons<i>, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount across various South Florida neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out!</i><p>We’re pulling a 180 from last week’s Curbed …

14 Essential South Florida Late Night Eats

There are two kinds of people in this world – 1. The kind who considers dawn the best time to exercise. 2. The kind who does a bang bang at 11 p.m. on a weekday. Both enjoy being up during the wee hours of the morning doing slightly different things.<p>This map is for the latter, showcasing some of …

The Florida Keys’ 13 Essential Restaurants

Eat like an islander<p>The Florida Keys — just a short, scenic drive from Miami yet a world away. This string of islands, each distinct in its unique atmosphere and offerings, provides the perfect respite from city life. Pick a Key and find the key to paradise, where shorts and flip flops are the …

How Brickell Transformed into a Bustling Neighborhood Miamians Can't Wait to Live In

More than just an urban setting, Brickell enters its next phase offering lifestyle, culinary, and cultural components.<p>The view from SLS Brickell.More …

The Ten Best Indoor Playgrounds in Miami

For families, summers in Miami can mean lots of things. They can mean trips with your kids to the beach, splash pad, or park, and weekday barbecues …

Miami

New Restaurants to Try in Miami This Summer

From a James Beard Award semifinalist playing with charcoal to a three-Michelin-star chef offering a taste of France in Brickell, these Magic City …

Miami's Ten Most Anticipated Restaurants to Open in Summer 2017

Here are the ten most anticipated restaurants scheduled to open this summer.<p>Dizengoff's hummus is coming to Miami.<p>Courtesy of Dizengoff<p><b>1. …

Miami DDA launches ‘Complete Streets’ initiative

A $500,000 program designed around adding in bike and bus lanes<p>The Miami Downtown Development Authority, in partnership with the City of Miami, Miami-Dade County and the Health Foundation of South Florida, launched a $500,000 project called Complete Streets, which includes the creation of a …

Where to Stop and Eat on the Drive From Miami to Key West

Sometimes an island escape is necessary, but the hassle of flying and other major travel plans is a deterrent. Luckily for Miami the Florida Keys are right down the street. The Southernmost point, Key West, is an easy 3.5 hours away but upon arrival it feels a million miles from home. The drive …

Key West

These Housing Bubbles Are Bigger Than 2006

<b>Real estate matters. For most people, their house is their biggest asset. Banks usually lend more money against property than for any other reason. A</b> …

Where to Eat on the Street: Miami’s 13 Essential Food Trucks

A food truck rally can be the ultimate conflict resolution tool for friends with differing food cravings. Everyone can get exactly what they want while still enjoying each other’s company. But with dozens of options rolling around, it can be hard to choose where to satisfy your appetite.<p>We’ve put …

Study: Miami homeowners have 6th highest hidden costs in US

Home insurance is the biggest perp<p>Among the country’s 100 largest metropolitan areas, Miami ranks sixth in hidden costs of homeownership, according to a new study by Realtor.<p>Miami’s average monthly home insurance of $298 ranked among the highest in the nation.<p>The study utilized the following …

Paramount Miami launches dreamy penthouse collection

Starting at $3.5 million<p>Paramount Miami Worldcenter unveiled its Penthouse Collection Series, which is comprised of 26 residences ranging in price from $3.5 million to $9.5 million.<p>Eight of the standout units will be two-story duplexes and all penthouses will be housed in the upper core of the …

Miami’s 8 Best Key Lime Pies

As Florida as it gets<p>Here’s a little history lesson for you. Just about 10 years ago, the Florida House and Senate came together for a (rare) agreement to pass a bill into law. And know what that bill was? Declaring Key Lime pie as the official pie of the state of Florida.<p>Needless to say, the …

Study: Florida has among the fewest drunk-driving fatalities in the US

No. 49 in the nation<p>In what will amount to a shock for many, Florida is among the safest states in the nation when it comes to drunk driving.<p>Yes, Florida—the state with some of the most careless drivers on the planet—ranked 49th among the 51 most dangerous “states” (Washington D.C., while not a …

Who's Powering the Housing Market? Surprise! It's Millennials

Millennials are growing up, settling down and looking to buy a house — for the extra room and the investment opportunity.<p>Millennials were the largest group of home buyers (34 percent) for the fourth consecutive year, according to NAR’s 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study. By …

Real Estate

What $3M buys across Miami

From Miami Beach to Coconut Grove<p><i>Welcome to Miami’s</i> Curbed Comparisons<i>, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount across various South Florida neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out!</i><p>Last week’s edition featured rentals within a …

North Miami’s planned Chinatown district releases new renderings

Featuring a large pagoda gazebo<p>The city of North Miami has unveiled new drawings of the planned Chinatown Cultural Arts and Innovation District, which would be located along the Seventh Avenue corridor between 119th and 135th Streets and seeks to reinvent the area.<p>Among the new visuals:<p>Large pagoda …

Why is everyone moving to Doral? Census says it’s the fastest growing city in Florida

Tucked away in the suburbs just south of Medley and northwest of Miami International Airport, Doral is no longer just an industrial warehouse …

Virtual Tour: Fort Lauderdale’s 100 Las Olas

Soar above and around what will be Fort Lauderdale’s tallest tower<p>Fort Lauderdale’s soon-to-be tallest building, 100 Las Olas, has unveiled a new virtual tour of the 499-foot project that broke ground in March.<p>The video takes you below, above, and around the exterior of the mixed-use development …

Here are the South Florida neighborhoods where home and condo prices are rising — and falling, too

The overall cost of buying a home in South Florida continues to climb, according to a report released Thursday reflecting sales prices in the first …