Miami

Miami metro has the most dire need for affordable housing in the country, per report

Entailing the Miami metro area of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach<p>A new report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to Congress indicates the Miami metro area (Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach) has the highest share of low-income renters with the “worst case …

Housing

11 Internship Tips I Wish I Had Known

Grocery shopping is key.<p><i>Brisa Gomez spent the summer interning for DoSomething.org in New York City. She is a senior at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.</i><p>Interning is no walk in the park, especially in New York City. You have to put in time, dedication, and passion to get the most …

Midcentury modern home in Plantation $735K

A midcentury modern home in Plantation with a spacious atrium is asking $735,000, down from the $829,900 it was initially asking last March.<p>Located at 541 Holly Lane, the 4,337-square-foot home has been completely renovated and sits on a canal. It offers four bedrooms, three bathrooms, terrazzo …

Architecture

Two residences at Miami’s Privé at Island Estates sell for $12M

The project is nearing completion in Aventura<p>About a month out from completion and Privé at Island Estates, one of the most unique residential developments under construction in Miami, just inked a couple of big sales totaling $12 million.<p>The twin-tower project rising on its own island in Aventura …

Luxury

World OutGames Miami audit shows mismanaged books and fundraising failures | Miami Herald

Organizers of the ill-fated World OutGames Miami kept shoddy financial records, grossly overestimated the revenues and spent more than $600,000 — …

Corruption

The 21 Best Things to Do in Miami This Week

Thursday The Prism Creative Group has been busy pumping us full of Miami culture this summer. This week, it's gifting us a performance by Venezuelan …

Coral Gables

Ex-Miami-Dade cop busted a 2nd time for impersonating a cop | Miami Herald

Martha Alemán just can’t quit Miami-Dade police.<p>Alemán, a cop until her sudden unexplained resignation last year, was arrested three weeks ago on …

Policing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions coming to Miami to praise county for detaining immigration violators | Miami Herald

Attorney General Jeff Sessions travels to Miami Wednesday to praise the county for detaining local inmates also sought for deportation, a high-level …

News (U.S.)

Tampa stripper stabbed partner in both eyes, shoved piece of wood down throat, police say

<b>KEY WEST, Fla.</b> - A male stripper from Tampa was arrested Monday in Key West after he stabbed his partner in both eyes and shoved a piece of wood down …

Crime

Miami-Dade and Broward Catholic schools to release students early for eclipse

MIAMI (WSVN) - The Archdiocese of Miami has announced that students in their elementary and high schools in both Miami-Dade and Broward will be …

Education

Coral Gables’ Venetian Pool is reaching capacity early | Miami Herald

The Venetian Pool beckons during Miami’s scalding endless summer with its spring-fed, 77-degree water guaranteed to provide relief that penetrates …

Coral Gables

$6M duplex at Miami’s Porsche Design Tower features a dog house with an ocean view

The most Miami listing photo ever<p>This has to be the most Miami listing ever: Within one of the bedrooms of this $5.9 million duplex in the Porsche Design Tower is what appears to be an elaborate dog house with an ocean view.<p>Yes, a puppy’s dream house in one of Miami’s most lavish new buildings. …

Architecture

The top 120 football recruits in Miami-Dade, Broward in the Class of 2018 | Miami Herald

The high school football season is upon us this week with dozens of preseason kickoff classic games and now seems like the perfect time to debut the …

University of Miami

Miami Beach undercover sting targets massage parlors | Miami Herald

A seven-month sting run by Miami Beach detectives has shuttered four massage parlors, led to three arrests and uncovered what authorities say was a …

Crime

New condo building will house FIU students | Miami Herald

Florida International University students will soon have the opportunity to cram for their finals inside comfortable, modern digs.<p>University …

Business

Brickell the Miracle Dog dies five years after rescue | Miami Herald

Brickell the Miracle Dog lived five years after plummeting three stories off an opening drawbridge. People were so taken with her story that Brickell …

Lifestyle

An Eater’s Guide to Miami

Unofficial, highly opinionated information about the Magic City<p>While the DJs playing in a restaurant used to get more attention than than the chefs cooking there, Miami’s culinary scene has finally shifted. The focus now is on flavor, not flash. Today’s Miami culinary landscape reflects that, with …

Restaurants

Florida Lawmaker Won't Apologize for Trying to Make It Easier to Run Over Protesters

"The bill I filed during the last legislative session would have made it a crime for protestors [<i>sic</i>] to block traffic," Gainer wrote. "Comparing …

Rights & Freedoms

Eater Miami Seeks Fall 2017 Intern

Could it be you?<p>We're looking for an enthusiastic intern for the fall intern here at Eater Miami. Do you happen to read Eater on a daily, or perhaps obsessive, basis? Are you an accomplished social video expert and a stellar writer? If so, this opportunity may be for you.<p>We're looking for intern …

10 Miami ‘starter homes’ for sale, mapped - Curbed Miami

For those looking to buy their first home in the Miami area, the process can be a morbid one that often times pushes first-time homeowners outside of county lines.<p>Quality “starter homes” in Miami don’t really exist if you want to be in a house in an attractive neighborhood close to the city’s core. …

Real Estate

Seu Jorge Pays Tribute to "A Life Aquatic" With David Bowie Covers at the Broward Center

With the above in mind, Anderson’s 2004 film <i>The</i> <i>Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou</i> was a cause for celebration among sensitive types and pop culture …

David Bowie

Possible Venezuelan Assassination Plot Against Rubio Uncovered

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook</b><b> |</b> <b>Twitter</b>MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Senator Marco Rubio may be the target of an assassination plot by a senior official within …

Nicolás Maduro

White House scrambles to explain Trump’s response to clashes

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The White House scrambled Sunday to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s response to deadly, race-fueled clashes in …

Donald Trump

Diplomats under ‘health attack’ in Cuba were treated by Miami doctors | Miami Herald

The University of Miami received a nervous call from the Trump administration: U.S. diplomats in Havana were getting sick with headaches, dizziness …

University of Miami

Obituary: Miami-Dade County attorney Robert Ginsburg dies at 73 | Miami Herald

Robert Ginsburg, the attorney who guided the Miami-Dade County Commission through the 1980 McDuffie riots and Mariel boatlift, the 2000 Bush-Gore …

Senior-level hires and promotions in South Florida for the week of August 14, 2017 | Miami Herald

ACCOUNTING<p>At <b>Kaufman Rossin</b>’s Miami office:<p>▪ <b>Leandro Barbuscio</b>, certified public accountant (CPA), is a principal in the firm’s tax practice, leading …

Business

Applebee’s to Shutter More Than 100 Restaurants

DineEquity, the parent company of Applebee’s, announced Thursday it will close more than 100 of the chain’s locations. The announcement came with the …

Police raid massage parlors suspected of human trafficking

1:06<p>0:58<p>Miami Beach Convention Center's $600 million renovation more than half done<p>2:00<p>Miami Beach mayor on the recent storm damage<p>1:24<p>Sandbags come …

Human Trafficking

Honeymoon couple raped and stole sodas naked and tried to abduct a UM student, Miami cops say

MIAMI — Last month as a Georgia couple on their honeymoon went on a bizarre crime spree — kidnapping and raping a woman, police said, and stealing …

University of Miami

Four Miami Beach massage parlors shut down in human trafficking investigation | Miami Herald

Miami Beach has shut down four massage parlors where police believe women may have been forced into sex work.<p>Around 6 p.m. Friday, Beach police …

Miami Beach