Miami

Banking lessons for college students

<i>Here are three of the week's top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web:</i><p><b>College banking lessons</b><br>College students: Read the fine …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Emily Weissman

Commited<p>Power Index<p>New York rank NY rank<p>2018 rank<p>I chose the University of Miami because the combination of academics, coaching and teammates make …

Swimming

Aston Martin Residences Break Ground in Downtown Miami

Don’t just drive like a boss; live like one.<p>Aston Martin has evolved beyond automobiles and speed boats by entering the real estate industry with its …

Luxury

Dreamy penthouse renderings unveiled by Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach

These are wild<p>The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami Beach, which is expected to be completed this winter, has unveiled a batch of new jaw-dropping renderings showing the extent to which its penthouses can be customized.<p>Described as "aspirational penthouse examples," according to a spokesperson for …

Luxury

45-story condo designed by Carlos Zapata planned for downtown Miami

In the Arts and Entertainment District<p>The latest residential building planned for downtown Miami’s bustling Arts and Entertainment District is a 45-story, 457-unit condominium designed by Carlos Zapata, reports the SFBJ.<p>Developed by NR Investments, the project is located at 31 Northeast 14th …

Transgender woman convicted of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl

CASPER, Wyo. (WSVN) — A transgender woman in Wyoming has been convicted of sexually assaulting the 10-year-old daughter of a family friend inside a …

Crime

Take a Look Around Norman Van Aken’s New Wynwood Stunner

Featuring the neighborhood’s first ever rooftop bar<p>One of the original Mango Gang members, <b>Norman Van Aken</b>, is returning to his South Florida roots with the opening of <b>Three Restaurant</b> and <b>No. 3 Social Rooftop Bar & Lounge</b> in Wynwood Arcade at 50 NW 24th Street.<p>For the restaurant and bar Van Aken …

Restaurants

Budget Deficit Hits $666B, An $80B Spike For The Year

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook</b> <b>|</b> <b>Twitter</b><p>WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that …

Economy

Construction worker injured after falling several feet in NW Miami-Dade

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A construction worker was injured after falling from the Okeechobee Road bridge in Northwest Miami-Dade, Friday …

Florida

Will plan to revamp Grove Playhouse save it, or doom it? Public disagrees

A passionately split audience both praised and panned new designs for the Coconut Grove Playhouse in a drawn-out public meeting Thursday that largely …

Entertainment

South Florida teacher fired after throwing X-rated party

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida teacher has been fired after throwing an X-rated surprise party for a former student.<p>The party …

Education

All-Female Crew Becomes Southwest's First 'Unmanned' Boeing 737 Flight

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook</b> <b>|</b> <b>Twitter</b><p><b>CBS Local —</b> A routine flight from St. Louis to San Francisco was a little more special for employees at Southwest …

Aviation

14 Dog-Friendly Miami Bars and Restaurants

More and more South Florida restaurants are recognizing that South Floridians are attached to furry companions. As such, eateries are now pet friendly allowing patrons to bring four legged buddies along to enjoy a meal. Here are some of the best spots of locally owned and operated restaurants with …

Restaurants

C'est magnifique: Miami Beach mayor to be awarded French Legion of Honor

President Emmanuel Macron of France has bestowed his country’s highest civilian honor — the Legion of Honor — to an unlikely subject: Miami Beach …

Bill de Blasio

These Collegiate Innovators Are at the Vanguard of Technology and Art

You sit on a pew in the crowded nave of Durham, North Carolina’s White Rock Baptist Church. It is 1960, and Martin Luther King, Jr. stands at the …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rep. Wilson Spokesperson Says Threats Against Congresswomen Intensifying

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook</b> <b>|</b> <b>Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A spokesperson for Rep. Frederica Wilson says the threats against the congresswoman have …

U.S. House of Representatives

Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home in Palm Beach seeks $3M

Featuring clerestory windows and 50 feet of water frontage<p>A 5,710-square-foot residence loosely inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and E. Fay Jones, according to the listing, has surfaced in Palm Beach Gardens asking $3 million.<p>Located at 2338 Flamingo Road, the waterfront home has five bedrooms, five …

Architecture

Congresswoman reacts to White House statement on call to army’s family

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - 7News spoke with Congresswoman Frederica Wilson as she reacted to hearing a statement from the White House chief …

Redesigned waterfront home in Coral Gables wants $35K to rent

Having undergone quite the transformation<p>A large tropical modern home with 140-plus feet of canal frontage in Coral Gables is seeking $35,000 a month in rent.<p>Located at 500 Marquesa Drive, the 6,658-square-foot estate recently underwent an extensive redesign, which you’ll notice in the first slider …

Coral Gables

State to determine back pay owed Miami’s cops after cuts struck down

Miami taxpayers will find out in the coming months exactly how much Miami’s police officers are owed in back pay after the city improperly slashed …

News (U.S.)

Paramount Miami Worldcenter’s cabanas cost more than the city’s median home

Starting at $295,000<p>Paramount Miami Worldcenter just unveiled a collection of luxury poolside bungalows that are priced more than the median sales price of homes in Miami-Dade County.<p>The latter is $289,000, according to Trulia, while these cabanas at the upcoming luxury condominium in downtown …

Real Estate

Will these self-sustaining floating houses be Miami’s norm one day?

Electric houseboats of the future<p>While Miami and the rest of the world won’t stop fighting in the war on climate change, perhaps some will consider living among those rising seas.<p>An innovative company named ARKUP just launched a fascinating livable yacht concept that will be introduced at next …

Hydraulic

Las Olas manse with 270 feet of water frontage lists for $9.4M

With a mega-shower in the master bathroom<p>This waterfront mansion measuring over 11,000 square feet in Fort Lauderdale off Las Olas just listed for $9.4 million.<p>Highlighting the estate is 270 feet of canal frontage, a $25,000 boat lift, a unique wine cellar, an elevator, a home theater, an enormous …

Real Estate

Hey, Amazon, look at us. South Florida seeks the tech giant’s second HQ

In advance of a Thursday deadline, South Florida has submitted its proposal to lure Amazon’s highly coveted second headquarters, along with …

Business

The Five Best Haunted Houses in South Florida

It's almost Halloween, the time of year when we can delight in scary things that cannot literally kill us. For many people, that means haunted …

Palm Beach County

Police On Sex Assault: Coach Took Advantage Of Student’s Trust

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook</b><b> |</b> <b>Twitter</b>CORAL SPRINGS (CBSMiami) — It’s a view of Robert Grant that students have never seen of him — in a jail uniform, …

Crime

The 21 Best Things to Do in Miami This Week

Employing elements of both classical painting and magical realism, Edouard Duval-Carrié explores the culture and history of his home in 37 new …

Burlesque

Pop Cats Convention: A Feline Fest Coming to Miami

Once upon a time, the proverbial cat lady was maligned in all forms of mainstream media, from novels to sitcoms. But no more. Since the early days of …

Cats

Coral Springs Middle School employee charged with molesting 15-year-old boy

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. (WSVN) - A Coral Springs Middle School employee was arrested and faces accusations of molesting a teenager.<p>Coral Springs Police …

Crime

LeBron, ‘Housewives,’ and South Beach partygoers love this Miami River spot. You probably will, too

Dining doesn’t get any more waterfront than at Kiki on the River, which literally is on the Miami River. Get lucky enough to score a coveted dockside …

Entertainment