Miami Beach

Citizens who are targeted for speaking up should be allowed to sue

Elected officials understandably resent citizens who show up at public meetings and hurl abuse at them. But if the 1st Amendment means anything, government officials shouldn’t be able to punish dissenters, even rude ones, by selectively subjecting them to arrest — even if the arrest might be …

Adopt

Truex maintains role as favorite at NASCAR’s media day

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR’s four championship contenders were seated elbow-to-elbow previewing their upcoming title race when they were asked to give one word to describe the season.<p>“Amazing,” said Martin Truex Jr.<p>Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick both said the season was “long,” and Kyle Busch …

Motorsport

How the new film 'Wonder' is inspiring Miami Beach to go above and beyond

The highly-anticipated film "Wonder", based on the best selling novel by R.J. Palacio, is slated to become one of this year's family favorites.<p>Boasting an esteemed cast, including Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Daveed Diggs and Jacob Tremblay (the adorable little boy from "Room"), the film follows the …

Entertainment

Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road is the 5th most expensive retail location in the Western Hemisphere

According to a new study by Cushman & Wakefield<p>The perpetually bustling Lincoln Road in Miami Beach continues to be among the Americas’ most expensive retail streets, according to a new study authored by Cushman & Wakefield.<p>The popular South Beach shopping and dining destination has experienced a …

Miami

CONCACAF to replace exhibitions with League of Nations

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Soccer's governing body in North and Central America and the Caribbean is following the example set by its European counterpart and establishing a League of Nations competition to replace many exhibition games.<p>CONCACAF said Thursday the event will begin with four dates …

Sports

After a year, Walker Tower duplex returns asking $28M

Kayak CEO Steve Hafner is parting ways with Ralph Walker’s luxe condo<p>It’s been a minute since we’ve heard anything from Walker Tower, once the hottest Manhattan development going. But as of this week, one of its pricey pads is back on the market—and it’s one that we’ve seen plenty of before.<p>The …

Real Estate

The first U.S location of a Japanese restaurant with a weird ‘racoon’ for a mascot comes to South Beach

Tanuki is a hip Japanese space, the first U.S. location of this Moscow-based chain. While respectful of traditional Japanese cuisine and serving …

Entertainment

A boy showed up on a doorstep. Police want help finding his parents

A 14-year-old who didn’t know where to find his mother or father showed up at the home of a Miami Gardens woman. Miami Beach police want the public’s …

Tax Overhaul Plans Make New York Home Buyers Think Twice

There are signs home buyers in metropolitan New York are pausing to consider the effects of proposed federal tax law changes, setting the stage for a …

Business

Mega Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach 2017: Part 2

<b>If you missed it, Part 1 of our Mega Guide is HERE.</b><p>All the Nightmares Came Today, 2017, Doug Starn and Mike Starn. Via Christina Grajales Gallery and Design Miami<p>DESIGN MIAMI — "the global forum for design" — is back on the beach next to the convention center from December 6 through 10 with …

Art

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Heat Up Miami During Lavish Family Getaway

There's nothing you can't do when you're in Miami.<p>As <b>Jay-Z</b> continues his <i>4:44</i> tour across the country, the rapper was able to enjoy some family time …

Dear Evan Hansen

Target is taking its talents to South Beach

A smaller store on 5th Street<p>Miami Beach is getting its first Target, the company announced Tuesday.<p>They’ll be opening a small-format store at a new development called BLVD at Lenox. It will be located on the corner of Fifth Street and Lenox Avenue, which is across the street from a popular retail …

Miami

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Miami against sanctuary cities

Perhaps the “illegal aliens” in the Sunshine State have absconded to another galaxy.<p>That might account for Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran …

Jeff Sessions

House Speaker Paul Ryan touts savings in GOP tax plan

Fort Worth Rep. Kay Granger wants a reputation as a big supporter of education, tweeting Tuesday that she is "committed to ensuring that teachers …

Puerto Rico

Hurricane Irma: Customers swarm Costco for supplies

Environment<p>City of Miami mayor Tomás Regalado, inspects "King Tide" flooding at the intersection of 10 ave. and northeast 79th st.<p>Drone footage …

Weather

House of Creatives: Music, Art and Gloomy Rain [Event Review] - Noiseporn

Miami’s House of Creatives returned for a second year of art and music. The festival changed location from Miami Beach’s Bandshell Park to the …

Electronic Music

Frontier Airlines 99% Flash Sale Nov 13 only

Received an email on Frontier Airlines 99% off fares today only Monday, November 13. Checked out some deals on nonstop flights for select dates up to …

Airlines

Blac Chyna threw mermaid-themed party for Dream Kardashian

MIAMI BEACH, FL - OCTOBER 06: Blac Chyna attends the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on October 6, …

Entertainment

Payback for a cup of water in the face was a knife in the throat, police say

Donald Jerome Brown said he felt disrespected when an acquaintance doused him with a cup of water. So he waited outside a North Miami Beach Jiffy …

Crime

Article: We're not even close to being prepared for the rising waters

From The Intelligencer<p>(Image by Photo: LittleBrown, Handout) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Some of humanity's most primordial stories …

Climate Change

Global warming could leave 2 million US homes underwater by end of century, report says

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Harvey, Irma, Maria–the triple punch of hurricanes sent floodwaters into neighborhoods from the Caribbean to the East and Gulf …

Climate Change

10 Beach Towns with the Highest Quality of Life, Ranked!

1 of 10<p>#10: Charleston<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>#9: Myrtle Beach<p>3 of 10<p>#8: Lahaina<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>#7: Traverse City<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>#6: Miami …

OF-10

Notre Dame vs. Miami: It’s ’80s Night for college football

MIAMI BEACH — At present, the famed Collins Avenue, for all its surrender to chichi stores, suddenly bears a fashion item that seems right out of last century in these parts: people here and there in Notre Dame T-shirts. In Indian Creek amid Miami Beach, where the boats rest against the shore, a …

Sports

Miami Beach Councilman: $20,000 Fines for Short-Term Rentals Are 'Grossly Disproportional'

While many cities across the country have tried to stop short-term rental platforms by issuing fines to homeowners who use such apps, none have fines …

T-Pain's New Music Is Inspired By a Raunchy Phone Call, Being Rich and More

T-Pain may be best known for Auto-Tune-heavy party starters, but his fifth studio album, , out Nov. 17 on RCA -- his first full-length LP in six …

Music

You’ll find more shared bikes around town — and pay less to use them, too

Yellow, orange, green or blue?<p>Bike-sharing wars are bringing more choices — and lower prices — to Greater Miami.<p>ofo, the pioneer in dockless …

Business

Dad of toddler found dead in dumpster is a cop

MIAMI — A Miami Beach police officer has been identified as the father of a 4-year-old girl found dead in a dumpster.<p>In a statement issued Tuesday, …

Crime

The Chinese Developers Turning Liberia's Beach Into a Luxury Playground

Boosters say this mall complex will jumpstart the economy in an area decimated by Ebola and war. But longtime locals and entrepreneurs wonder what will be left for them.<p>It’s peaceful at 6 a.m. on Monrovia’s Miami Beach. Against a pinky-yellow sky, the only sounds are waves crashing onto the shore, …

Zillow: Climate change could make nearly 2 million more U.S. homes susceptible to future flooding

The term “underwater” — used frequently to refer to homeowners who owed more on their mortgage than their property was worth — has a more frightening meaning in a study by <b>Zillow</b>.<p>Zillow’s new analysis of the potential impact of climate change on homes across the country projects that 1.9 million …

Real Estate

Miami voters approve $400M bond tackling climate change and affordable housing

Also approved was North Beach’s rezoning efforts<p>Among the slew of items passed by Miami voters on Tuesday was outgoing Mayor Tomás Regalado’s $400 million Miami Forever general obligation bond, reports the Miami Herald, which states “Miami’s city officials have promised to spend $192 million on …

Miami