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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 09.24.2015 | 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.

GableStage Approved to Run Coconut Grove Playhouse

Tom Falco | Posted 06.21.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

The Miami Herald is reporting that Miami-Dade commissioners unanimously approved the Coconut Grove Playhouse plan to have GableStage run a 300 seat theater. Many are unhappy with the decision.

District 2 Candidates Meet Residents

Tom Falco | Posted 06.16.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

On Wednesday night, there was a debate at Grove Isle between the District 2 commission candidates. It wasn't really a debate, as it was a cordial evening consisting of the candidates answering brief questions posed by the moderator. There really was not much disagreement and they were all very polite to each other.

Groups Come Together at "Connect with Nature" Event to Help Restore Historic Miami Area

Michael Sainato | Posted 06.13.2015 | Miami
Michael Sainato

The Virginia Key Beach Park was the only beach open to African Americans in the Miami area during the segregation period. By 1982, the park was closed due to high maintenance costs.

What's Next for the Coconut Grove Playhouse?

Tom Falco | Posted 05.12.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

A large crowd showed up at Thursday's County Commission meeting to hear the latest on the Coconut Grove Playhouse. One interesting concept brought up was having a second theater on the site.

2015 Coconut Grove Arts Festival Poster Unveiled

Tom Falco | Posted 03.24.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival has selected internationally recognized French American painter Duaív as the official poster artist for this year's 52nd annual event.

ABCs Middle Line Breaks the Cuban-American Hardline

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics
Vanessa Garcia

If I were an American that was not the daughter of Cuban immigrants, it would be easy to write this article. It seems obvious: Great news! Next, lift the embargo.

The Creative Collective Whose Guest List Includes FKA Twigs, ASAP Rocky, and a Bunch of Supermodels

Melissa Henderson | Posted 02.14.2015 | Style
Melissa Henderson

The nightlife scene can be quite daunting for beginners, intermediates, and actually even advance level social media socialites. But sitting down with Hami Delimi, of Pigalle, Pompon, Pain O Chokolat, you get the feeling that you are in fact included.

Muy Caliente! Miami's Hottest Beach Bods

trivago | Posted 02.02.2015 | Travel

Temperatures are dropping but that's no excuse to huddle indoors, bundled in sweatpants, eating your feelings -- beat the winter blues and escape to Miami for a little fun in the sun!