Katja Janzon, Palms Hotel & Spa, Circa 39 Hotel

It's a gorgeous day in Miami Beach and Katja Janzon sits at a small table on the patio of her family's Miami Beach hotel sipping water with lemon. She almost ...


Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Announces ...
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Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Announces Program and Signature Event to Feature the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models ...next year's program of events taking place February 20-23, 2014

Cost of Living high in World War II Miami Beach
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The young cadets in Miami Beach may have been serving their country, but that didn't exempt them from keeping their uniforms clean in the sweat-inducing, ...

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James Royal Palm, Miami Beach

Hotel Review: James Royal Palm in Miami Beach
New York Times
It is steps from the grande dame of South Beach hotels, the Delano, and newer hot spots like SLS Hotel South Beach; it's a few blocks from Lincoln Road's ....

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Miami Beach's Biggest Mansion Bought by American Businessman ...
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He also loves the water accessibility in Miami Beach being a boater and... the penthouse at The Setai and that sold him on South Beach as his favorite location....

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Avis Magica, an ambitious self-sustaining skyscraper housing a vertical aquarium, could wind up gracing the Miami skyline. Favorite Loading Add to favorites ...


Starchitect Zaha Hadid Lists in Miami Beach, Looks to Upgrade
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Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid has listed a pair of units at Miami Beach's W South Beachfor $5.7M. The uncombined, adjacent units—a two-bedroom ...

A Sneaky Sneak Peak at The Redbury South Beach
In May we mentioned that The Redbury South Beach, sister property to The Redbury Hollywood and Vine in L.A. was scheduled to open this fall. The ownership ...


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Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach

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Dubai World is poised to sell its 50 per cent stake in the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, as it seeks to cut its $25 billion debt to local property player ...

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French bakery Ladurée coming to South Beach | miami.com
French bakery Ladurée coming to South Beach ... Hyper luxe French bakery Ladurée is opening in October on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, according to Grub ...

Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Exhibitor List - News - Art in ...
Art Basel has announced the 258 galleries that will participate in the 12th edition of Art Basel inMiami Beach (Dec. 5-Dec. 8), the glitzy art fair that draws ...

SCOPE Art Fair moving to Miami Beach
SCOPE Art Fair moving to Miami Beach. This article was posted by Bomb_Hanks 7 minutes ago. cheap generic sildenafil SCOPE art fair, the largest exhibition ...

South Beach mansion once owned by late fashion icon Gianni ...
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FILE - In a Friday, July 10, 1998 file photo, tourists walk by Italian designer Gianni Versace's mansion on Ocean Drive in the South Beach area ofMiami Beach, ...

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Miami Beach Blames The "Messenger" For Its Police Problem

Beleaguered Miami Beach may start police review board - Miami Beach - MiamiHerald.com: " . . . At a commission meeting this week, elected officials, the police chief, the union president and the city manager vented their frustrations on how the media — and the city — has handled each case. Snippets of the catharsis: City Manager Jimmy Morales: “Miami Beach is sexy news to the world, and they want to write, and they’re usually going to write negative stuff.” Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/09/13/3625261/beleaguered-miami-beach-may-start.html#storylink=cpy

Crowds in support of Israel Hernandez gathered at the spot where he was spotted by officers spray painting graffiti on an abandoned storefront early Tuesday ...

FDLE To Review Police Investigation of Death of Miami Beach Teen ...
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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will review the case of Israel Hernandez, the Miami Beach teen who died in police custody after an officer used a ..

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Beach police officer involved in fatal tasing of teen put on paid ...
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Jorge Mercado, one of the police officers involved in the fatal tasing of 18-year-old graffiti artist Israel Hernandez-Llach, has been placed on paid leave, ...

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Versace Miami Beach Mansion Sold for $41.5 million

Nakash family wins Versace mansion at auction for $41.5M - South Florida Business Journal: "The Nakash family, of Jordache Jeans fame, intends to run the mansion in connection with the Hotel Victor, which they already own next door. Trump was the back-up bidder for the mansion with his offer of $41 million. The sale is not final until a bankruptcy court hearing scheduled for Wednesday morning. . . ." (more at link above)

Versace's Miami mansion auction 
Sep. 14 - Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace's South Beach mansion hit the auction block, with the bidding starting at $25 million U.S. dollars. Gavino Garay reports. The lavishly designed Miami beach home of Italian fashion designer Gianni Vesace is on the auction block, with the bidding starting at $25 million dollars. Versace was shot and killed at age 50 on the steps of his Mediterranean-style mansion in 1997. Versace spent $33 million dollars renovating the 10-bedroom, 23,000-square-foot home, which features a swimming pool with a 24K gold-inlayed black marble mosiac. 

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The Beatles in Miami Beach, Florida, 1964

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15 Feb 1964, Miami Beach, Florida, USA --- Miami Beach, Fla.: The Beatles, in their bathing suits, rehearse in the Deauville Hotel for their next appearance in ...

Rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker, at Miami Beach Botanical ...
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Baker — who 10 years ago unfurled the world's largest rainbow flag (1.25 miles long) along Duval Street in Key West — visits Miami Beach for the first time this ...

Blind cat reunites with owner after 4 months missing
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A miracle of sorts on Miami Beach it starts way back in April when -- teenager found a ... Around the same time Miami Beach -- right Hernandez was feeding stray ...

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Art Basel Miami Beach, 2013 Exhibitors

Art Basel Miami Beach - 2013 Exhibitors In 2013 the Art Basel show in Miami Beach will feature 258 leading international galleries, drawn from 31 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The show presents artwork ranging from Modern masters to the latest contemporary works and includes, for the first time in Miami Beach, a sector dedicated to editioned works. Art Basel in Miami Beach, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center from December 5 to December 8, 2013. Full info on all exhibitors at link above.

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Terra Group, David Martin, Real Estate

Interview: Terra Group's David Martin Talks Strategy - WORLD PROPERTY CHANNEL Global News Center: "Miami-based developer Terra Group is building one of Miami's new signature residential projects, the Grove at Coconut Bay designed by fast-rising architect Bjarke Ingels. The group focuses on South Florida, with projects under development in Sunny Isles, Coconut Grove and the city of Doral. Next month Terra Group will start construction on an ultra-high-end, 18-story residential project called Glass in South Beach's South of Fifth neighborhood. . . ." (read more at link above)

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Court rules, City of Miami Beach, Convention Center developer move forward

Court ruling favors city of Miami Beach, Convention Center developer - South Florida Business Journal: ""Today’s court ruling brings Miami Beach one step closer to constructing the world-class convention center district it deserves,” Al Dotson, Jr., South Beach ACE legal counsel said. “Because of the Court’s decisive action, voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on the convention center district's long-awaited transformation, which will add 29 acres of parks, an iconic publicly-owned convention center, a privately-financed 800 room convention center hotel and 2,000 new parking spaces, among other amenities.”"

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Miami Beach Police, yahoo culture, police misconduct

 “There’s a yahoo culture at the City of Miami Beach, where they tolerate all sorts of police behavior,” said John de Leon, a civil rights attorney and a former president of the Miami chapter of the ACLU. (source infra)

A harsh spotlight, once again, on Miami Beach P.D. - Miami Beach - MiamiHerald.com: ". . . .“I advise a lot of young people to be careful when they go to South Beach,” said John Contini, a lawyer who sued the department in the fatal shootings of Husien Shehada and Lawrence McCoy, two of the department’s most recent controversies. “Not because they’re going to be exposed to danger by other civilians. I tell them to be careful of the police.”. . ." (read more at link above)

Miami Beach Cop Accused Of Using Excessive Force « CBS Miami: "A Miami Beach detective is under investigation after he reportedly used excessive force in dealing with an intoxicated model and a man who reportedly tried to come to her rescue...."

Family Sues Miami Beach in Police Taser Death - NYTimes.com: "The family of an 18-year-old street artist who died three weeks ago after being shocked with a Taser by the police filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the City of Miami Beach and its police chief, accusing officers of “unnecessary, excessive and unconstitutional force” in their apprehension of the man, Israel Hernandez-Llach, who had been seen tagging an abandoned building with graffiti...."

Miami Beach Man Claims Cop Knocked Him Out When He Tried to Be a Good Samaritan: " . . . . one of the 12 cops who fired more than 100 deadly rounds at Raymond Herisse on Memorial Day weekend in 2011 and wounded four bystanders in the process. He was also sued three times in 2012 for allegedly abusing his police powers and making false arrests. .  . ."

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Smartphones, Theft, Armed Robbery on the Beach (video)

Miami Beach Police warned smartphone users to download apps that can help you locate a phone later if it is stolen. Make sure it is protected with a passcode. Also, don't leave your phone in someone's reach. Don't text and walk.

Police Warn About Thieves Walking Up to People and Stealing Electronics Right Out of Their Hands | NBC 6 South Florida "It's called apple picking where the subjects will look when people are talking on their iPhone or not paying attention, in this case with a firearm, and will take the phone right out of their hand and take off," Hernandez said. Police have made eight arrests – all men, ranging from 18 years old to 21. All men are charged with at least one count of armed robbery. And two of them are facing two counts of armed robbery."

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Miami Beach Convention Center, devil in the details

Miami Beach Convention Center Faces More Setbacks | International Meetings Review: "Miami Beach is preparing to work out the finer details of several agreements with South Beach ACE to develop a $1.1 billion convention center. But don't expect the resolution to happen quickly: According to Miami Today, the talks are expected to continue for four to six months.  Issues on the table include the 800-room hotel, which has 55,000 square feet of meeting space, including ballrooms of 20,000 and 15,000 square feet; and the 40,000 square feet allocated for the hotel's food and beverage service, but planned for an adjacent building near Lincoln Road to encourage guests to walk to that shopping area."

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