Miami Beach Preservationists Push to Protect Home

Miami Beach Preservationists Push to Protect Home - ". . . Their campaign to preserve the area’s fanciful Art Deco buildings ushered in one of the country’s most successful urban revivals. Years later, South Beach is still a juggernaut. Preservationists are now pushing hard to bolster historic preservation laws, a move that has ruffled wealthy property owners (and potential buyers) and stepped up pressure on local commissioners who are reluctant to wade into the politically precarious battle. “We have reached a tipping . . . "

South Beach 'B-Girl' scammer gets 3 years in a Florida prison
Bradenton Herald
By CURT ANDERSON — AP Legal Affairs Writer. MIAMI -- A Russian mobster was sentenced Friday to a relatively lenient three years in federal prison after admitting he ran a South Beach scam that used so-called "B-Girls" to lure wealthy tourists into ...

Overtown Music Project to hold fundraiser at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Back in the days of segregation, black artists who played luxe Miami Beach hotels had to cross the bay to spend the night in Overtown. From 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Ave., will be the site of a celebration of ...

EYE ON MIAMI: Why Did The Miami Beach Commission Renew City ...
By (Geniusofdespair)
Jose Smith the Miami Beach City Attorney, has been left unscathed by all the mayhem at Miami Beach City hall. Mr. Smith reports directly to the Commissioners. He worked alongside the former city manager George Gonzalez since 2006 and ...

Miami Beach Memorial Day Weekend 2013: Prepare For More Traffic Loops, DUI Stops, and License Plate Scans - Miami - News - Riptide 2.0: ""My concerns are the same they've been with the last ten Urban Beach Weekends," said Herb Sosa, head of the Unity Coalition. "I applaud the Beach for trying to come up with ideas, but I still don't see any evidence they can handle this kind of a mass of people." But things went pretty smoothly last year -- other than "Miami Zombie" Rudy Eugene eating someone's face, of course -- and Martinez feels like his plan and department were both vindicated."

Canadian sisters accuse Miami Beach officers of assault, humiliation - " . . . The sisters and a group of guys they met were sitting on some stairs outside the hotel when the officers approached them. They said said they were asked for identification and cooperated with police. However, the sisters allege things when downhill when Angelina asked why she was in trouble and one of the officers told her to "Sit the f___ down, b____." "For no reason he swore at me," Angelina said. She said the officer proceeded to push her against a brick wall and flip her over before cuffing her and dragging her into a police cruiser. The two sisters are charged with resisting arrest without violence. Michele also faces charges of disorderly intoxication and criminal mischief. The police report said the sisters "became irate" when advised they were being arrested and were "screaming and yelling" at the arresting officers. Other Stories-- Miami cops linked to sports bookies Miami-Dade jails found to abuse prisoners Miami mayor seeks federal probe of police ACLU, NAACP press probe of shooting deaths Read more:

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