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Marco Rubio Is Not Presidential

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 06.15.2015 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Outside in the breezy air a huge flat screen broadcast Senator Marco Rubio's presidential announcement to the public who couldn't get inside the Freedom Tower.

Should the Ultra Music Festival Stay in Downtown Miami? (POLL)

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 06.14.2015 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

As someone who lives two blocks away and is not cool with losing the park for a month (I use it daily to walk the dog) I still say let Ultra stay, but like barely.

Buskerfest Miami Is Extremely Inspiring

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 02.14.2015 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Buskerfest Miami is an annual festival in its second year bringing together dozens of performance groups spread across Miami's emerging downtown corridor, primarily at Metro Mover locations.

How To Do Miami in 4 Days

Carly Cylinder | Posted 09.14.2014 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

I loved the Latin-influenced culture, the vibe, the energy, the white and blue buildings erecting into the skyline, the Art Deco hotels, the food, the people -- I mean, I loved it. I had to go back. And so I did.

Museum Park Is Breathtaking

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 08.18.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

You could see the potential, I mean you could really feel the potential of this park becoming kinetic. Museum Park is another indicator of how it's such a wonderful time to witness Miami.

Sometimes You Have to Dig in and Play Rough

John P. David | Posted 04.23.2014 | Miami
John P. David

One doesn't typically equate Miami with prehistoric ruins, but today the city has a bona fide archaeological controversy on its hands. And while my knowledge of antiquities is best measured by how many times I have seen Raiders of the Lost Ark, I do know a good PR mess when I see one.

Genting Should Re-evaluate Miami or Get Out

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 03.24.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

The Malaysian-based casino operators have proven they are only interested in one thing: opening big casinos.

Miami Is Not South Beach

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 03.18.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Driving in a cab from the airport, it dawned on me that 90 percent of tourists who visit Miami never really visit Miami -- they only visit South Beach -- and South Beach is not Miami.

Romanticizing the Bus in Miami

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 03.12.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

I love Downtown Miami. And I'm experiencing something in the city -- it's nothing new, not something I haven't done before in other cities, like Ne...

Fight Brews Over Downtown Homeless

Miami Herald | Kathleen McGrory | Posted 08.08.2013 | Miami

A political battle is mounting over the chronically homeless in downtown Miami. In one corner: the Miami City Commission, led by Chairman Marc Sarn...

LOOK: $300M Hive Planned For Downtown

Posted 03.18.2013 | Miami

Iraqi-born, London-based Zaha Hadid, the celebrity architect behind London's Olympic Aquatic Center and MAXXI in Rome, is building her first residenti...

Matt Sledge

NBA Lockout Costs Miami-Dade County Millions | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.29.2011 | Miami

MIAMI -- Miami-Dade County forks over $6.4 million to the Miami Heat to operate the AmericanAirlines Arena every year. That was part of the contract w...