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Miami Art, Not Miami Vice, Attracts Aficionados

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.19.2015 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

Two people walk into a bar... and find an exquisite Sir Henry Moore marble sculpture mounted on a pedestal in a fountain adorning a five-star hotel lobby's atrium. It's not your typical joke punchline.

College Students Suspended After Allegedly Assaulting Woman On Beach

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL | Posted 04.13.2015 | Crime

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In a story April 12 about two men accused of sexually assaulting a woman during spring break, The Associated Press re...

Miami Beach, From Swamp to Splendor

Lisa Singh | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Lisa Singh

Swimsuit, check. Sunscreen, check. History lesson ... check? If ever there was a time to delve into Miami Beach's rich past, this is it. This spring, Miami Beach marks its 100th anniversary, and with it, visitors and locals alike are rediscovering the coastal resort city's early roots.

100 Ways to Celebrate Miami Beach's 100th Birthday

Visit Florida | Posted 03.27.2015 | Travel
Visit Florida

Miami Beach turns 100 in 2015 and the centennial year is the perfect time to explore "America's Riviera." To help you get the party started, we present this list of 100 things to do on your visit.

Happy 100th Birthday, Miami Beach -- What a Great Time to Go to the Keys

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 03.25.2015 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Still, through the playful sarcasm, and with the utmost sincerity, happy birthday, Miami Beach. May you celebrate 100 more. Let's just make sure your 200th birthday isn't underwater.

Vintage Miami Beach Photos Are All the Vacation Inspiration You Need

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

This month marks the 100th anniversary of both Miami Beach and its perpetual hotspot, the Fontainebleau Hotel. The city will celebrate with 100 hours of live entertainment around Miami Beach, and these vintage photos are the perfect warm-up.

Miami Beach Turns 100 With a Hundred-Hour, All-Out Bash

Lea Lane | Posted 03.02.2015 | Miami
Lea Lane

Miami Beach, that fabulous old broad with great bones and all-night party spirit, is (gasp) turning 100 on March 26. So to celebrate, there's a 100-hour party, a mix of way-out and global, including fashion shows, weddings, fireworks, citizenship naturalizations, and even a 21st-century something called astrophysical concerts.

Miami Winters: The Lush Life and Hip Things

Dwight Brown | Posted 04.12.2015 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The likely anecdote for winter melancholia is a trip to a warm climate. Miami comes to mind. And when we think of Miami, South Beach has traditionally been the tourist hub. But these days, it's only one of the entrees Miami is serving.

10 Luxurious Health and Wellness Escapes

Joy Pecknold | Posted 03.21.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Breaking out of bad habits can be a whole lot easier when you leave regular life behind, especially if you chart a course for one of these 10 hotels and resorts with serious health and wellness programs to help. Raw food or wine therapy? Take your pick.

Why Jews Go to Florida

Chef Rossi | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy
Chef Rossi

"Why do Jews go to Florida?" I asked my mother as we were driving to Florida from New Jersey. "Because we're smart!" she answered.

Holidays, Florida Style! 5 Tropical Traditions

Orbitz.com | Posted 02.03.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

When the weather outside is frightful, Northerners flock to Florida to escape the cold. But with no white Christmas to mark the holiday season, you'll have to learn to celebrate like the locals.

6 Chic Cities for Long Weekend Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Summer's over, but the fun needn't fade -- it's weekend warrior season.

Miami Beach Prepares For Annual 'King Tide'

Reuters | Zachary Fagenson and David Adams | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 3 (Reuters) - Construction crews are wading into chest high pools of muck in a race against time to install pumps Miami Beac...

Visiting 10 Real-Life Locations From FX's 'Archer'

Hopper.com | Posted 11.12.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

Despite being an animated series (perhaps encouraged by that fact), Archer and his team at the International Secret Intelligence Service often travel to various high-flying locations around the world to practice spycraft.

Miami Summers: Pure Luxury and Hidden Gems

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Conventional wisdom says book a room in South Beach. But if you want a different look at Miami, head downtown.

Don't Hate Us Because We Are Cultured, Worldly, On the Upswing... and Yes, Beautiful

Gerard Bush | Posted 10.13.2014 | Miami
Gerard Bush

Far from becoming a more interesting city "just by existing", Miamians have actively taken responsibility for our own narrative and how the greater public, not to mention ourselves, perceive the magic city in totality.

An Ode to Betsy: The Betsy Hotel

Andria Mitsakos | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Andria Mitsakos

It's fitting to describe you as an ode, an Ancient Greek word glorifying an event or individual, or in my case a small splendor of a hotel. I poetically connected with you during my short stint in Miami, Florida, and darling, I thank you for that.

World Cup Photo Diary: Beach Day in Barra

Raul de Molina | Posted 09.06.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul de Molina

With the World Cup coming to an end next weekend it felt strange not to have a game to watch. This Sunday morning we headed for Barra, the beach town about one hour from Rio, which many people here call Miami Beach.

"Barton G" - A Madly Exciting New L.A. Restaurant!

Jay Weston | Posted 08.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

This restaurant is a true sensory experience in its appearance and in its food. I think you will respond to it as I do...anxious to return to see what else he has cooked up.

What the News in the U.S. Gets Wrong About Denmark

Paul Gordon | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Paul Gordon

What the news in the U.S. tells you about Denmark's population being so happy truly is a load of crap, and the answers to fixing the broken U.S. social and financial system cannot be found there.

Funneling Funding in to Resilience

Shalini Vajjhala | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green
Shalini Vajjhala

On Friday, May 16th, I was in Washington, D.C., during a torrential downpour. Flash flood warnings stretched from Virginia, across Washington and out ...

10 Luxury Hotels For Long Weekends

Joy Pecknold | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There's always a long weekend on the horizon, so here's 10 of the best places across four regions -- North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific -- for a short but sumptuous escape where you're guaranteed to get spoiled rotten.

Five Glam Getaways for Mother's Day

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

For a significant part of a child's life, a mother acts as a one-woman concierge, chauffeur, maid, cook, and more. So the least her offspring (with some help from dad, perhaps) can do is to return the favor, and I say take it up a notch and bring in the hotel professionals.

5 Things Entrepreneurs Need From Their Cities

Rana Florida | Posted 06.21.2014 | Small Business
Rana Florida

Every city hopes to attract the next Facebook, Google, Instagram or Twitter. To lure such startups, they follow the same route -- cutting taxes, easing regulations, and in general trying to create a business-friendly climate. But what are entrepreneurs really looking for in a city?

Dinner With Lucky Luciano

Meyer Lansky II | Posted 09.19.2014 | Books
Meyer Lansky II

On March 30, 2014, my Aunt Sandi -- Sandra Lansky Lombardo -- celebrated the launch of her book, Daughter of the King: Growing Up in Gangland, about her life as Meyer Lansky's youngest child, and only daughter.