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Laptop-Packin' Mama

Eleni Gage | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Eleni Gage

While being a writer is great and challenging and being a mother is great and challenging, trying to be both simultaneously can sometimes feel like a recipe for disaster.

Dr. Sonjia: A Multicultural Dr. Ruth for the 21st Century

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2013 | Miami
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Dr. Sonjia Kenya considers herself a multicultural Dr. Ruth for the 21st Century. She is a certified sexologist and serves as sex columnist for the South Florida Sun Post. She recently authored the book Sex In South Beach.

Gifford Lane Art Stroll

Tom Falco | Posted 05.05.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

Each year, all of Coconut Grove, Florida comes out to party and enjoy each other. It's a block party reminiscent of times gone by. On Gifford Lane, everybody knows your name.

The Miami Heat's Harlem Shake Takes It to a Whole New Level

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 05.04.2013 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Besides from the fact that they are world champions -- in addition to the mind-blowing basketball they currently play -- the Miami Heat represent the utmost example of how our city continues to shine brightly as we progressively evolve into the 21st century.

PHOTOS: Florida's Era Of Technicolor Motels

Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel

Florida has always attracted a steady stream of sun seekers, but the beachcombers and the cities they visited looked exceedingly different only a half...

Miami's Lesson to Southern Europeans

The Morningside Post | Posted 04.30.2013 | Miami
The Morningside Post

Referred to as "the Gateway to the Americas," Miami has thrived thanks to its role in connecting the north and south, and it has benefited the U.S. economy as a whole. If we look at the other side of the Atlantic, however, there is no city that plays a similar role between Europe and Africa.

A Taste Of The 2013 South Beach Wine And Food Festival

Joshua Estrin | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste
Joshua Estrin

Bikini bodies are hot but great food is equally as sexy!

PHOTOS: Boutique Hotels With Sex Appeal

Oyster | Posted 04.29.2013 | Travel

We picked our favorite boutiques that have all the necessary trappings for romance.

Opera for Love Birds

Justin Moss | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Justin Moss

Here's an eclectic list of operatic selections consumed with the topic of love; some are popular pieces your sweetheart is sure to recognize while the more obscure picks will have you looking like an opera buff.

Former Candidate Embroiled In GOP Scandal To Be Charged

Miami Herald | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

A former candidate under FBI investigation with former U.S. Rep David Rivera is scheduled to be charged Friday with federal crimes over his campaign f...

PHOTOS: Where The Old Money Is

Oyster | Posted 04.22.2013 | Travel

Want to live like a Rockefeller on your next vacation? Want a voyeuristic peek into the world of the rich and powerful? These iconic resorts across ...

It's Time for Miami to Say No to Walmart

Grant Stern | Posted 04.21.2013 | Miami
Grant Stern

Right now it's time for the City of Miami to heed the will of its citizens, stakeholders and the plans we've created for Midtown Miami and issue a firm denial of application to Walmart.

Who Is the Mystery Dog in Sen. Marco Rubio's House?

Ryan Nickum | Posted 04.16.2013 | Miami
Ryan Nickum

In the last 24 hours, America has learned a lot about Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, including that he parches easily and is selling his West Miami...

An Update From Miami

Michael Kaiser | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Eight months ago, the Miami City Ballet was a mess. The remarkable Edward Villella was beginning his last season as artistic director, the organization had run out of cash, its executive director had left and the survival of the institution was truly in doubt.

PHOTOS: Rock And Roll Hotels

Oyster | Posted 04.11.2013 | Travel

If you want to drop a beat, or just pick up the vibes left behind by some of your favorite musicians, check out these rock-ready hotels.

The Importance of Miami Being Earnest

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 04.07.2013 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Miami needs to push back against any definition from the outside. We must re-define ourselves, for ourselves, by ourselves -- if not -- we allow ourselves to be defined by our past, our freaks and reprobates, and worst of all, to be defined by outsiders.

Renata Scotto's Dream for La Sonnambula

Justin Moss | Posted 04.06.2013 | Miami
Justin Moss

Rachele Gilmore is making her debut as Amina in a way that many sopranos can only dream -- under the direction of one of the iconic interpreters of the role, Renata Scotto.

It's Back! What Do Claims of a Housing Market Rebound Mean for Miami?

Marianne Cusato | Posted 04.01.2013 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

Although Miami has many positives, a slow judicial foreclosure process and shortage of developable land may hamper a strong recovery. Here are some factors that may impact your decisions on where you live and whether it is best for you to rent or own.

The 10 Most Dangerous Cities in the United States

Drew Hendricks | Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime
Drew Hendricks

There are numerous factors that have to be considered when compiling such a list -- everything from differences in police reporting standards, urban borders and demographics make for a very loaded and fluid lineup.

Riding Around in Pods With Noise From Nancy Rommelmann

John Hood | Posted 03.24.2013 | Miami
John Hood

f Harry Crews and Katherine Dunn had ripped off each others' clothes in some back alley one late night, their illegitimate love child would likely grow up to write a book of stories very much like Nancy Rommelmann.

The Worst Run Cities In America

24/7 Wall St. | Samuel Weigley, Michael B. Sauter, Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The population of the United States living in urban areas is growing faster than the national rate. At last count, more than four ...

PHOTOS: 50 Years Of Miami Pinups

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 01.16.2013 | Miami

Is there a better place than Miami to trace the history of the swimsuit? With 12 months a year available for swimming and sun bathing, our shores have...

PHOTOS: Design Hotels With Bright And Bold Decor

Oyster | Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel

From crazy colorful murals to subtle pops of color, these hotels keep their spaces fun and light.

Partnership Between Miami-Dade County Public Schools and FIU Sparks Educational Innovation and Improvement

Marcus Bright | Posted 03.13.2013 | Education
Marcus Bright

A partnership between FIU and Miami Northwestern called "The Education Effect" was funded by a 1 million dollar seed investment from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and began in the 2011-2012 school year.

PHOTOS: Miami's Gritty Outdoor Museum

Visit Florida | Posted 03.13.2013 | Travel
Visit Florida

Goldman's idea was simple: Buy some buildings, put up a restaurant and create an outdoor international street art museum.