The Art of Preservation: "the best collection of art deco buildings in the world"; --Spring break fever in full swing; --Sailing's Farr 40s

The art of preservation - Thanks to the efforts of one woman, Miami Beach boasts the best collection of art deco buildings in the world, writes David Whitley.
Sydney Morning Herald
Miami Beach - particularly the South Beach area - was in a sorry state by the 1970s. The hotels were too small to turn a profit and a reputation for retirees and junkies turned the area into a rather grubby version of God's waiting room.

Sydney Morning Herald

Spring Break: Miami Style
... in North Carolina dance through the sands of Miami Beach as spring break reaches fever pitch in South Florida on Friday, March 9, 2012. Al Diaz / Miami Herald Staff Nicholas Rhone, 21, of UNV Charlotte with friends on South Beach for Spring Break.

Spring break fever in full swing in South Florida
By Ina Paiva Cordle The sorority sisters were dancing on the sands of South Beach Friday, taking pictures and planning their next outing. Will it be jet skiing? A dash around the roadways on a scooter? Or taking in the clubs? “School is so hectic, ...

Spring Break fever in full swing in South Florida
Palm Beach Post
Delta Sigma Theta sisters from various colleges and universities in North Carolina dance in the sands of South Beach as spring break reaches fever pitch in South Florida. By Ina Paiva Cordle MIAMI BEACH — The sorority sisters were dancing on the sands ...

Palm Beach Post

Spring Break Mania Hits South Beach
CBS Local
MIAMI BEACH (CBS4) – If spring break on South Beach ever feels too mellow, just bring in Courtney Neville. “We're just having so much fun in Miami!!! Woooo!” she screamed at CBS4′s Natalia Zea. She's one of thousands of college students taking in the ...

CBS Local

Farr 40 USA Circuit Championship Event 2 Miami - Tough and tight
Sail World
The Farr 40 Class could not have asked for better racing conditions today in Miami Beach for dy 3 of the 2012 Farr 40 USA Circuit Championship Event 2. Temperatures were in the mid 70's, and sailors zipped around the race course with wind from the ESE...

Sail World

Day In The Life: Inside The South Beach Food & Wine Festival With TV Chef ...
Business Insider
Andrew Zimmern, 50, is the exuberant co-creator, host and consulting producer of the Travel Channel series, "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern." On the show, Zimmern travels the globe exploring food in its natural terroir—and that includes a salted ...

Business Insider

La Sandwicherie: A Hidden Gem in Miami Beach
We may have enjoyed foie gras ravioli and stone crab waffles during our weekend in Miami, but it was some of the simple fare at La Sandwicherie that impressed us the most. This place first entered my radar when I passed it on an early morning run.

New GM at The Ritz-Carlton, South overseeing compelling changes to resort
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach has become a prime SoBe destination since it opened eight years ago at the busy crossroads of Collins Ave. and Lincoln Road. A lot of hotel/resort companies wouldn't mess with success, especially at such a high-profile ...

Miami nights: Plenty to see and do after dark
Baltimore Sun
In Miami Beach, the hotels are as useful for their open bars as for shelter. One night around 10 pm I made my way to the Mondrian, a boutique hotel on South Beach's west side that was hosting a party for Harmony Korine, a filmmaker.
Baltimore Sun

Spiritual Spring Break
Huffington Post (blog)
Yes, it's spring break in Miami Beach. And for the hordes of college students descending on my adopted hometown, I am the biggest buzzkill. Actually, I'm the second biggest buzzkill; top honors go to my 6-month-old who likes to scream every day around ...

Watch Stand-Up from the South Beach Comedy Festival Online at ...
By Gonzalo Cordova
Did you want to go check out the South Beach Comedy Festival but couldn't because you are John Travolta in The Boy in the Plastic Bubble? Or maybe you couldn't.
Comedy Central Insider | Funny,...

Olivier Martinez Launches New South Beach Restaurant Villa Azul ...
By mavrixsc
Sexy French actor Olivier Martinez usually gets attention for the films he's acting in, however, hes exercising good taste in his new re… Read More »

Villa Azur | World Red Eye
By seth
Miami Beach, FL – March 8, 2012 – Last night the South of France met South Beach when acclaimed French actor Olivier Martinez, Michael Martin, and Jean-Philippe Bernard held a preview cocktail party for their new restaurant & lounge, ...
World Red Eye

Unfiltered: Antonio Banderas Takes His Talents to South Beach ...
Unfiltered spotted actor Antonio Banderas at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival recently, where his seminar introducing the wines of Anta Banderas from ...

WrestleReunion packs legendary star power into Miami
Corrente has built a solid reputation, and his WrestleReunion 7, featuring pro wrestling legends, is March 30-April 1 at the Miami Beach Deauville Resort, 6701 Collins Ave. • His first job in the business was guarding the backdoor for the then WWF ...

Two in the running to replace Miami Beach fire department chief
Miami Beach Assistant Fire Chief Javier Otero and Hollywood Fire Chief Virgil Fernandez are finalists in Miami Beach's search for a new fire chief. By Christina Veiga Miami Beach is close to naming a new fire chief to replace retiring Chief Eric Yuhr. 

Jeff Morr Presents $4.99 Million Miami Beach Residential
Haute Living
South Beach Boutique luxe Hotel / Private Club / Private Residence. Turn-key Mediterranean Style Villa designed by renowned decorator of the Versace Mansion. Five palatial suites within three buildings draped around a private swimming pool. 

Heat's Mario Chalmers buys Drake's condo
Chris O'Meara / AP By Lesley Abravanel South Beach-based attorney Matthew Krieger represented Miami Heat player Mario Chalmers in the $2.6 million purchase of a five bedroom, six bath condo (created by merging two units together) at the Marquis in ...

Book Nook: 'South Beach Wake-up Call'
Agatston, whose original "South Beach" diet books have sold some 23 million copies, is a Miami Beach cardiologist whose nickname for today's young adults is sobering: "Generation S," he writes, "the...

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