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Samantha DeBianchi - Million Dollar Mindset

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 02.13.2016 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Samantha DeBianchi is the young, thoughtful, business minded real estate professional who quickly grew her real estate business in front of millions of viewers on Bravo's Million Dollar Listing Miami.

Can Blanche Make Your Retirement Sexy?: Golden Girls Retirement Plan, Part 3

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

By pooling their resources as housemates, Golden Girls' hottie-of-a-certain age Blanche Devereaux and her homegirls Dorothy, Rose and Sophia keep on living the good life through retirement.

Elizabeth Schwartz Talks SAGE Fundraising Event and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Elizabeth Schwartz, Co-chair of the Board of Directors of SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) about their upcoming even...

Remembering Miami Snow; and the Newspapers

Tom Falco | Posted 01.19.2016 | Miami
Tom Falco

It snowed in Miami 39 years ago today. I remember it well, or maybe vaguely. I remember my father had a light blue Galaxy 500 car and I remember fro...

It's All About Parody at the King Mango Strut

Tom Falco | Posted 12.27.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

Sunday's 34th Annual King Mango Strut didn't disappoint, but then again, it never does. The parade went on at 2 pm sharp and everyone was there - Hi...

From Miami to Mumbai: What Makes Cities Competitive?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 12.16.2015 | World
Marcelo Giugale

What do cities that succeeded have in common? What have they done right? And what do they still need to do to stay on top?

Forget Paris, forget Basel-Miami Beach. To Experience Art and Climate Change, Visit Hialeah!

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 12.03.2015 | Miami
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Forget the Champs Elysees. If you really want to experience climate change this week, travel west along the banks of the C-6 canal and through the clo...

Miami Art Week: Prizm, Waterscapes, Activist Art, Social Commentary and More

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 12.01.2015 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

The creativity of Art Week in Miami is again upon us. The flagship art fair, Art Basel Miami Beach, is Dec. 3-6. There's also lots of art to be seen...

Sarnoff Era Ends

Tom Falco | Posted 11.17.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

Ken Russell is the new City of Miami District 2 Commissioner. It's the end of the Sarnoff era.

Give Miami Your Money -- You'll Thank Me Later

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey | Posted 11.12.2015 | Impact
Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

I like you. You're reading my blog, and we're not even related. And because you've done something nice for me, I'd like to return the favor. So I'm going to invite you to empty your pockets on November 19th.

Halloween at Vizcaya's Annual Sundowner

Tom Falco | Posted 10.31.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

It was a happy, fun, crowd, but how can you not be happy and fun when you're a zombie walking dead?

Exhibit at Miami Gallery Focuses on 'TransCuba'

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

At a time when Cuba is embarking upon historic changes, Allen believes the subjects of her photography metaphorically represent the island.

Welcome to Regatta Park

Tom Falco | Posted 09.26.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

Another park was added to Coconut Grove's long line of parks that dot the waterfront. As of Saturday, Regatta Park is officially open.

More Mega Cruise Ships On The Way

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

The arrival of a mega ship could double a small port's population by adding an entire city of sick people. Moreover, the larger mega cruise ships will, by having more people aboard, increase the passengers' risk of outbreaks of illnesses like the norovirus.

Your Guide to Cuban Fritas in Miami

Visit Florida | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Visit Florida

Cuban Fritas from El Rey de las Fritas Photo: Trevor Green/VISIT FLORIDA Heading down to South Florida? Be sure to try a Cuban frita -- known in som...

Miami Relax, Bro -- We're Not Disappearing

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 09.11.2015 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

This has been a tough year for Miami development. Relax, bro. Miami culture is not dying, Miami culture is transitioning.

Scotty's Landing Ouster Has People Furious

Tom Falco | Posted 08.21.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

There's a war going on in Coconut Grove and it involves a venerable favorite place - Scotty's Landing on the waterfront. This week it was reported tha...

A Simple Practice Can Transform The Lives Of First Responders

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Firefighters are known for their physical strength and bravery, but they also face an immense amount of emotional stress and pressure. And just as fir...

Why Not Just Let Miami Marine Stadium Be a Stadium?

Tom Falco | Posted 07.23.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

Nothing can be simple in Miami, you can't just have the stadium be what it was for all those years -- a stadium with shows and an audience.

Female Entrepreneur : Karen Quinones

Eddie Parsons | Posted 07.11.2015 | Style
Eddie Parsons

I don't feel I have had any advantages being a Latin female in this business in fact the opposite, it's challenging to get respect in this business. I've been in business for nearly 25 years now and I still face obstacles.

10 Places Where Miami is a True Melting Pot

Suzan McDowell | Posted 07.10.2015 | Small Business
Suzan McDowell

Miami is touted as the city of the future because practically every race, culture, country, nationality, sexual orientation, creed and scam artist are...

Defense in-Depth Simplified

Richard La Bella | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Richard La Bella

I like things simple. When things are simple they are easier to explain, document, implement, revise and manage. Take defense in-depth. Defense in-depth is a term, which means, security implemented in layers.

Panther Coffee Opens in Coconut Grove

Tom Falco | Posted 05.25.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

One fascinating thing I find is that cars just stopped in their tracks as they drove by. They just stopped. It looks like a plan in the works to redo Main Highway which maybe includes adding a bike lane, may need to add a parking lane, too, just for Panther Coffee!

Did They Ever Tour the Playhouse's Interior?

Tom Falco | Posted 05.12.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

R.J. Heisenbottle Architects, has successfully restored Miami Freedom Tower, Miami City Hall, Miami Woman's Club, Gusman Center for the Performing Arts and Vizcaya Village. They wish to be a big part of the Coconut Grove Playhouse renovation.

It's All About the Bike on Sunday

Tom Falco | Posted 05.12.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

Sunday mornings are for bikers in Coconut Grove. Saturday has a lot, but that's usually reserved for runners and walkers, but early Sunday, it's a different world out there.