Jimmy Morales is new Miami Beach city manager

Jimmy Morales named Miami Beach city manager

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/13/3283599/jimmy-morales-named-miami-beach.html#storylink=cpy
" . . . Miami Beach has been without a top administrator since July, when Jorge Gonzalez was forced out of the position amid high-profile public corruption arrests in the city. Gonzalez was never implicated in any of the hanky-panky and reported some of the wrong-doing to authorities himself. Morales takes the helm of the city at a crucial time: Miami Beach is winding down its search for a team to complete an up to $1 billion overhaul of the city’s convention center. He’ll also be tasked with restoring residents’ faith in a city government that is openly derided as corrupt. “You are going to be rebuilding the city of Miami Beach during a very difficult time,” Vice Mayor Michael Góngora told Morales. . . ."   Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/13/3283599/jimmy-morales-named-miami-beach.html#storylink=cpy

Adam Lambert to headline Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade
USA TODAY (blog)
"In five short years, Miami Beach Gay Pride has gone from a neighborhood event to an event on the global stage," Babak Movahedi, chair of the Pride board of directors, said in a release. "The fact that someone of Adam Lambert 's caliber is enthusiastic ...

Miami Beach Activist Blasts Proposal To Legalize Booze on Beach UPDATED
Miami New Times (blog)
Del Vecchio says he and scores of South Beach residents will protest the proposal when it's brought up during today's commission meeting. The idea of allowing companies with beach concessions -- such as hotels that already serve food and soft drinks ...

Photo credit: PRNewsFoto/Miami Beach Gay Pride Adam Lambert
San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
Photo credit: PRNewsFoto/Miami Beach Gay Pride Adam Lambert. MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Glamberts rejoice! Adam Lambert will be the headline performer at the fifth annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade and Festival, Sunday, April 14. Lambert, who grew up ...

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

Pair of Miami Beach Penthouses Sell for Record $34 Million
NBC 6 South Florida
The two side-by-side Miami Beach triplex penthouses combined have eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, three half baths, two pools and a 360 degree view of the ocean, downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay. They have a total of 16,162 square feet. Of that 9,843 ...

NBC 6 South Florida

Michael Capponi & Sarah Arison Celebrate Unveiling Of $40 Million+ Historic ...
PR Newswire (press release)
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Capponi , chairman of Capponi Construction Group, and Sarah Arison , a Board of Trustees member for the National YoungArts Foundation, hosted a black-tie birthday celebration for William H.

Global Cuba Fest featuring Cuban musicians coming to Miami Beach
Havana Journal (blog)
With little fan fare and apparently even less marketing, the Global Cuba Fest will happen in Miami Beach from March 15 to the 17th. The FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present the Global Cuba Fest in Miami Beach. The Deauville Hotel Jazz Club will ...

CEO says Carnival looking at changes post-Triumph
Bradenton Herald
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Carnival Cruise Lines' highest priority is to look at "learnings and potential changes" that can be made in the wake of the Triumph cruise ship that was stranded at sea a month ago, the company's CEO and president Gerry Cahill said ...

Miami a hotel boomtown
Travel Weekly
"The process of renovating and building an older historic building in South Beach is rather tedious and arduous," Galbut said. "However, we respect the need for preservation and historic design. Without these, Miami Beach would not be as special as it ...

Travel Weekly

Miami Beach Conference On Future Of Cruise Industry « CBS Miami
The future of the cruise industry will be discussed this week at the annual Cruise Shipping Miami conference on Miami Beach.

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