Political fallout follows Miami Beach corruption arrests

Threat of political fallout follows Miami Beach corruption arrests
"Political fallout from the FBI nightclub sting that snared seven city of Miami Beach code and fire inspectors last week may reach all the way to the city manager’s office. Allegations that city inspectors extorted $25,000 out of a South Beach nightclub owner have not only sent city leaders scrambling for a plan to address concerns of collusion and corruption in vital city departments, but also reawakened a failed effort to oust longtime City Manager Jorge Gonzalez. Four city commissioners have called for a special meeting to discuss the arrests, including two who told The Miami Herald that Gonzalez should resign or be fired. “I will be moving to ask him to resign,” Commissioner Ed Tobin said. Commissioner Jonah Wolfson, who unsuccessfully tried to fire the city manager in December, said the recent arrests prove it’s time for the city to find a new administrator after nearly 12 years under Gonzalez’s leadership..."

Eric Dominguez Suspended And Stripped Of Car By Miami Beach Police After ...
Huffington Post
And a March incident involving a Miami Beach cop proved you have to keep on the defensive from their aggressive driving not just on the roads but on the tranquil sand as well. One of the many tourists who cross that length of sand daily caught it all ...

K-E Diet Craze: Miami Beach Doctor Puts Brides-To-Be On Feeding Tubes to Lose ...
Miami New Times (blog)
By Michael Miller Fri., Apr. 20 2012 at 8:00 AM Miami just might be the most image-conscious, beauty-obsessed place on Earth. So it's no surprise that our sexy, superficial city is the American epicenter of a new controversial diet craze.

Miami Beach bans drinking straws
Local 10
The sparkling coastline of Miami Beach is near pristine. But look a little more closely, and you'll notice the array of multi-colored, slender cylinders in the sand: plastic drinking straws. “I think it's a matter of laziness, and the people and their ...

New MidBeach Neighborhood Alliance Continues to Develop as a Platform for ...
PR.com (press release)
Hollywood, FL, April 20, 2012 --(PR.com)-- As a new organization intended to mobilize residents, the MidBeach Neighborhood Alliance (MBNA), formerly named MidBeach Homeowners Alliance (MBHA), will continue to serve as a platform for Miami Beach ...

Miami Beach officer suspended
7Online WSVN-TV
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) -- A Miami Beach Police officer has been suspended after video of his speeding on the beach in his police cruiser went viral. According to Miami Beach Police, officer Eric Dominguez has been suspended without pay for 40 hours.

No Arrests Made After Miami Beach SWAT Standoff
NBC 6 Miami
By Brian Hamacher Miami Beach Police said Wednesday night that two persons of interest in a recent slaying who barricaded themselves inside a home surrendered peacefully at about 10:30 pm Police said they set up a perimeter in the the area of Hawthorne ...

Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza Share a Romantic Getaway to Miami Beach
People Magazine
In between hosting an event for Garnier Fructis at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, the couple "just rested and relaxed," a source tells PEOPLE. "They were so sweet together. Mario was snapping photos of Courtney on his iPhone." But the happily engaged ...

Bianca at the Delano: South Beach's Bad Dining Habits Reemerge
Miami New Times (blog)
By Lee Klein Thu., Apr. 19 2012 at 1:18 PM To enter Bianca, the Delano Hotel restaurant that arrived at January's end, is to step back in time to South Beachduring the heady '90s. In those days, fine-dining establishments could charge what they wanted ...

Miami New Times (blog)

Tissue World Americas 2012 Registers a 36% Increase in Visitors
MarketWatch (press release)
HONG KONG, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Organised by UBM Asia Trade Fairs Pte Ltd ( www.ubmasia.com.sg ), Tissue World Americas 2012 was successfully held from 20 - 23 March 2012 in Miami Beach Convention Center, Florida.

Record stores put new spin on industry
Uncle Sam's Musicafe: 1141 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-532-0973,www.UncleSamsMusic.com Specialties: LPs, CDs, collectibles (ie signed Queen 'A Night at the Opera,' Lady Gaga picture disc and Beatles 'Magical Mystery Tour' import), magazines, ...

Bandstand and the Headband
Huffington Post (blog)
And one day it was rumored that Bandstand would be coming to the Miami Beach Auditorium for a special performance. Bobby Darin and Connie Francis would be there, and lucky teens could sit in the audience and watch. My friends and I jumped up and down ...

SBE Doubles Down With Two Hydes in Miami
HotelChatter (blog)
That would be the The SLS Hotel at South Beach, which will launch a Hyde club inside the home of the Heat. They're no strangers to stadium-clubs, with a Hyde in the Staples Center. You can read all about what to expect in downtown Miami all over the ...

HotelChatter (blog)

New documentary recounts the life of Bob Marley, the Prince of Wails
After feebly gazing at footage of Bob Marley's plane arriving on May 8, 1981, in Miami Beach, where he would die three days later from advanced melanoma, the mother of three whipped sharply around and plopped into a chair in the theater's lobby.


officer suspended for speeding down sand
Local 10
A Miami Beach police officer caught speeding in his police cruiser through the sand has been suspended. Eric Dominguez, who police said was being the wheel, has been suspended for a week and will be forbidden to drive a patrol car for two years.

Firebird closes season with dynamic American program
When and where: 7:30 pm Thursday, St. Gregory's Episcopal Church, Boca Raton; 7:30 pm Friday, First United Methodist Church, Coral Gables; 8 pm Saturday, All Saints Episcopal Church, Fort Lauderdale; 4 pm Sunday, Miami Beach Community Church By David ...

Feeding Tube Diet Raises Eyebrows
She went to Dr. Oliver Di Pietro in Miami Beach, Fla. In a release to CNN, Di Pietro says he's brought the KE diet to the United States from Italy. The diet involves inserting a feeding tube into a patient's nose that runs to the stomach for a period ...

Marley Movie Premier in Miami
United Reggae
"Marley" premier took place at The Colony Theatre, Miami Beach on April 9, 2012. Cedella Marley was presented a proclamation from Miami Beach City Commissions Michael Gongora declaring April 9, BOB MARLEY DAY on Miami Beach.

Continuum On South Beach | Darren Sharper | Miami Sales
By Adam Fusfeld/TRD
Darren and Jamie Sharper closed Tuesday on their $4.2 million sale of a combination unit in the Continuum on South Beach's south tower, according to listing broker Jon Corso of Coldwell Banker Real Estate in Miami Beach. The retired ...
The Real Deal Miami

Lunch at DiLido Beach Club, Ritz Carlton South Beach
By SFLFoodandWine Editor
Greek Salad with Chicken photo: southfloridafoodandwine.com. Greek Salad with shrimp photo:southfloridafoodandwine.com. The Ritz Carlton South Beach One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, Florida 33139 The DiLido Beach Club (The ...
South Florida Food and Wine
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach Spa | miami.com
One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach ... The 'hood: The spa is located in the beating heart of South Beach, where Lincoln Road and the Atlantic Ocean coincide.

Miami Beach joins Olympic launch party - Olympics - MiamiHerald.com
Former Olympic gold medalist Lennox Lewis was on South Beach to help launch ... Lewis, 46, has been splitting time between Miami Beach and Montego Bay, ...

Miami Beach Gay Pride 2012 - Digg
Miami's LGBT community came out to show their true colors Sunday at the Miami Beach Gay Pride parade on Ocean Drive. Transgender advocate and Dancing ...

Miami Beach bans drinking straws | News - Home
The sparkling coastline of Miami Beach is near pristine. But look a little more closely, and you'll notice the array of multi-colored, slender cylinders in the sand: ...

Miami Beach Hotel - Miami-Dade County - City-Data Forum
Not into the South Beach beautiful people scene. ... on the top right, you will find good ratesMiami Beach - Official Visitor Site of Miami Beach & South Beach ...

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