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Little Havana, Miami, hosts Latin LGBTQ party Gay8 Festival  Miami Herald

On President's Day Weekend in Miami, Gay8 takes over the streets of Little Havana with the biggest Latin LGBTQ party in the country. The free street party will ...

Miami Herald
Miami-Dade builders may be forced to prep for electric vehicles in new parking lots  Miami Herald

New Miam-Dade County, Florida, parking lots and garages would have to be ready for electric vehicle charging stations under zoning rules that were given ...

Miami Herald
A 3-Day Itinerary for Miami, Florida: What to Do and See  Fodor's Travel

Miami is known for its high intensity. Most folks plan their visit around getting a serious dose of sunshine and saltwater with a splash of nightlife. We curated a ...

Fodor's Travel
36 Hours in Miami and Miami Beach  The New York Times

From South Beach to Little Haiti and beyond, the metropolitan Miami area has plenty to offer everyone from beachgoers and music lovers to gallery hoppers and ...

The New York Times
Cop impersonators stop elected official: Miami Dade police  Miami Herald

Miami-Dade, FL police said they arrested 2 fake cops after the impersonators pulled over Miami-Dade County Commissioner Joe Martinez on the turnpike.

Miami Herald
Miami Beach passes new restrictions for medical marijuana dispensaries  Miami Herald

The Miami Beach City Commission passed new regulations on Wednesday to further restrict the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. The rules ...

Miami Herald
Here's what's new at this week's Miami boat and yacht shows  Sun Sentinel

With nearly 2000 boats, the Miami International Boat Show and the Miami Yacht Show kick off their concurrent five-day runs on Thursday in close proximity in ...

Sun Sentinel
Johnson's jumper gives Miami 65-64 win over Clemson  WJBF-TV

For someone who struggled offensively in the first 39 minutes, Zach Johnson scored at the most crucial of times.

WJBF-TV
Tourists will overrun Miami on Presidents’ Day weekend. Here’s a look at the main events.  Miami Herald

Miami, FL, is full of top attractions and activities during Presidents' Day weekend, with the Miami International Boat Show, the Coconut Grove Art Festival and ...

Miami Herald
President Donald Trump will visit Florida International University's Sweetwater campus Monday to speak about Venezuela.  Miami Herald

President Donald Trump is headed to Miami on Monday to speak about the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela, a move that could embolden interim president Juan ...

Miami Herald
Closing argument against Miami man accused of witness-retaliation murder witness  Miami Herald

Miami's Sabian Godfrey was on trial accused of attacking a witness in an armed robbery case, killing the man's cousin visiting from Honduras in 2010.

Miami Herald
Miami's Next Sports Stars: Neymar, Justise Winslow, Victor Victor Mesa  Miami New Times

Here is a look at who we feel could be the next great Miami sports star.

Miami New Times
Miami Beach Commissioner John Elizabeth Alemán will not seek re-election  Miami Herald

Miami Beach Commissioner John Elizabeth Alemán has decided not to run for re-election in order to spend more time with her family. Former State Rep.

Miami Herald
Miami named one of the most corrupt cities nationwide  Sun Sentinel

Miami ranked as the fourth most corrupt city in the US, according to a new report by the University of Illinois Chicago. The school based its findings on federal ...

Sun Sentinel
Heat rides Wade, excellent second half to beat Dallas  Miami Herald

What happened in between was aggravating, but at least the bookends of this pre All Star-break Heat road trip were thoroughly satisfying and what Miami hopes ...

Miami Herald
With overwhelming support from voters, Miami Beach creates a watchdog for City Hall  Miami Herald

Voters approved the creation of an inspector general's office in November. On Wednesday, the City Commission passed an ordinance defining the role of the ...

Miami Herald
Stolen work truck drives through fence in Miami neighborhood  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

MIAMI (WSVN) - Police said a crook drove a stolen vehicle through a fence and caused extensive damage in a Miami neighborhood. The white 2009 Ford ...

WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
4 top films worth checking out in Miami this week  Hoodline

Take a peek at the acclaimed movies playing in Miami this week.

Hoodline
For Valentine's Day, Miami Couples in Bands Tell Their Love Stories  Miami New Times

Love bites; love is bliss. Especially in Miami, a notoriously rough scene for dating, it can be tough finding that magic formula for making a romantic relationship ...

Miami New Times
New condo tower, at 57 stories, will offer views of downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay  Sun Sentinel

Want someone to prepare you a chef's dinner, or a *fresh* bouquet of flowers set for when you walk in the door? Access to a butler is one of the amenities ...

Sun Sentinel
Army soldiers are still hospitalized the day after a skydiving accident in Homestead  Miami Herald

Two US Army soldiers are in critical condition and a third is injured after a skydive accident over Homestead Air Reserve Base in Miami Dade, FL. They are part ...

Miami Herald
Miami-bound for a fling before the ring? Here’s what’s new in the ‘Vegas of the East’  The Boston Globe

Here's a look at what's new and fun, especially for bachelors and bachelorettes, in this sultry city. Bring your attitude — and a tiara, if that's how your crew rolls.

The Boston Globe
What does $2000 rent you in Miami, today?  Hoodline

Check out a sampling of the kind of apartments available for $2000 in Miami today.

Hoodline
Slurp-worthy noodles are the star at this Hong Kong style eatery  Miami Herald

When in the mood for Asian-style noodles use your noodle and head to Ohho Noodle Market near the University of Miami, where it lures students and foodies ...

Miami Herald
Jimmy Johnson impressed after visit with UM's Diaz and staff  Miami Herald

UM coach Manny Diaz took his staff to the Florida Keys on Tuesday evening to visit with famous Keys resident and legendary coach Jimmy Johnson, who won a ...

Miami Herald
Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says standing up for Israel was ‘right thing to do’  Belleville News-Democrat

Ex-U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley received the 2019 Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. at its annual Main Event.

Belleville News-Democrat
A fashion designer just sold a Beach hotel for $103M — almost double what he got it for  Miami Herald

Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger sold The Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach, FL, to a group of investors from Germany, New York and Turkey. The Art Deco hotel on ...

Miami Herald
China’s January exports rebound, imports decline  Miami Herald

China's exports rebound in January amid trade tension, imports from US plunge 41 percent.

Miami Herald
3 Army parachutists injured in crash over Homestead, FL, base  Miami Herald

Three U. S. Army soldiers were injured in a parachute accident over Homestead in South Miami-Dade County early Tuesday morning. They were jumping with ...

Miami Herald
100,000 visitors expected to attend this year's Miami International Boat Show  WPLG Local 10

The 78th annual Miami International Boat Show is just one of many marquee events happening over President's Day weekend, making it one of the most ...

WPLG Local 10
How did a shot-up Mercedes end up in Key Largo?  Miami Herald

A Miami Gardens man was stopped by Florida Keys deputies late Tuesday night in a bullet-riddled Mercedes-Benz that the man said was shot up in a gun battle ...

Miami Herald
Vagabond Village in Miami's Upper Eastside Closes  Miami New Times

Vagabond Village and Vagabond Sushi have closed in Miami's MiMo District.

Miami New Times
Swedish foreign ministry investigates ambassador to China  Miami Herald

The Swedish Embassy in China says its ambassador is under internal investigation and has returned to Stockholm to meet with ministry officials.

Miami Herald
Man accused of beating victim to death in Miami  WPLG Local 10

A Fort Pierce man was arrested last month for beating a man to death in the city of Miami, authorities said.

WPLG Local 10
Dominic Mammarelli locked in with Miami despite coaching changes  Miami Herald

Dominic Mammarelli has been committed to the Miami Hurricanes since the spring, but plenty has changed since then. The Naples tight end claims to be firm in ...

Miami Herald
Running backs Maleek Williams, Lexington Joseph key for FIU  Miami Herald

Tim Harris Jr., FIU's running backs coach, found two athletes he believes fit his criteria of excellence for the Panthers: Arkansas transfer Maleek Williams and ...

Miami Herald
Miami Home Design Remodeling Show Returns 2019  CBS Miami

Josh Flagg, star of Bravo TV's Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles will be sharing his real estate savvy at the Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show that ...

CBS Miami
Serial killer Samuel Little linked to 6 unsolved murders in Miami-Dade County  WPLG Local 10

The FBI is hoping portraits of women drawn by the man who claims he killed them will help them to identify the victims and notify their families, including six killed ...

WPLG Local 10
Andaz Miami Beach Is Indian Fine Dining With a Bistro Feel and Pricing  Miami New Times

Andaz Miami Beach brings a small menu of Indian favorites and surprises to a fine dining restaurant with the feel and pricing of a neighborhood bistro.

Miami New Times
New pitching coach for Miami Marlins brings heavy heart to spring training  Miami Herald

The new pitching coach for the Miami Marlins showed up to the first day of spring training with *fresh* ideas and a strong desire to turn a young pitching staff into a ...

Miami Herald
Clemson Basketball travels to Miami looking to extend its win streak.  Shakin The Southland

When: Wednesday 7pm. Where: Miami TV: ESPN2. The Tigers notched a crucial victory over Virginia Tech to now begin to seriously put itself in the conversation ...

Shakin The Southland
Colombian human smugglers who raped and murdered Cubans sentenced to federal prison  Miami Herald

Colombian human smugglers Carlos Ibarguen Palacios and Jhoan Carreazo Asprilla were sentenced to 45 years and 50 years, respectively, after they raped ...

Miami Herald
Boyfriend arrested in death of Miami real estate exec  Miami Herald

The longtime boyfriend of a popular real estate executive found dead from an overdose in her Morningside home 18 months ago was arrested last week and ...

Miami Herald
Robber Posed As UPS Driver in $1 Million Miami Jewelry Heist  NBC 6 South Florida

Authorities are searching for an armed thief who posed as a delivery man during a $1 million jewelry heist at a store in Miami.

NBC 6 South Florida
Nikki Haley’s speech at sold-out Miami event will now be open to media  Miami Herald

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Main Event, which will feature Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and rumored presidential ...

Miami Herald
‘We’ve made this a place where our guys want to be again’, says UM’s Diaz  Miami Herald

New Miami Hurricanes head football coach Manny Diaz is excited about the culture change at UM. He has been using the hashtag #TNM (The New Miami) on ...

Miami Herald
FPL brings Miami-Dade Solar Energy Center online  WPLG Local 10

Florida Power & Light brought the Miami-Dade Solar Energy Center online on Feb. 1, which means part of the Miami grid is now being powered by solar energy.

WPLG Local 10
Florida rapper YNW Melly charged with murder. Cops say he killed 2 aspiring rappers  Miami Herald

YNW Melly, the Florida rapper whose We All Shine Tour was set to begin Thursday in Arizona, has been arrested and charged with murder, Miramar police ...

Miami Herald
Four Former Miami Firefighters Charged After Noose, Phallic Symbols Found on African-American Coworker's Family Photos  Newsweek

Four firefighters have been charged for allegedly defacing a coworker's family photos, which included phallic symbols and putting a noose over one of the ...

Newsweek
Quarterback Kyler Murray would be perfect fit for Miami Dolphins  Miami Herald

Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray announced he would play football, not baseball. Now the Dolphins have no reason to not make ...

Miami Herald
John Lineker vs. Cory Sandhagen re-booked for UFC Miami  Bloody Elbow

Originally scheduled for January, bantamweights John Lineker and Cory Sandhagen will instead meet in April at UFC Miami.

Bloody Elbow
This hyped sushi bar in a retro hotel closed before you had a chance to go  Miami Herald

The Vagabond Sushi Bar & Market, the latest restaurant concept at the Vagabond Hotel, closed after three months in business. It is being revamped yet again, ...

Miami Herald
DCFC to open inaugural Founders Cup in Miami on Aug. 10  WXYZ Detroit

Detroit City Football Club will open the inaugural Founders Cup event during a match at Miami FC on Aug. 10, the team announced earlier this week.

WXYZ Detroit
Paidakia/ Astra, Miami  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

(WSVN) - Impress your sweetheart this Valentine's Day by grilling up a traditional Greek meal. That's what's cooking tonight as we grab a Bite with Belkys.

WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
Virgin/Brightline railway shelves IPO plans  Miami Herald

Virgin/Brightline train venture has canceled its plans for a public stock offering, known as an IPO.

Miami Herald
Nikki Haley will headline a Miami event. Her fee may be $200,000  Durham Herald Sun

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will headline the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Main Event Tuesday, Feb. 12, following reports ...

Durham Herald Sun
Miami Restaurant Couples Share Their Stories for Valentine's Day  Miami New Times

Five of Miami's hottest culinary couples share how they balance working and living together.

Miami New Times
Haiti president recalls top envoy amid ongoing violent protests, calls for resignation  Miami Herald

As Haiti continues to endure violent street protests, Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has recalled his top envoy in the United States.

Miami Herald
Video shows Norwegian cruise ship collides with port moorings  Bradenton Herald

The Norwegian Epic cruise ship collided with moorings at the San Juan, Puerto Rico port Tuesday. The company says it's assessing the damage.

Bradenton Herald
He shot at the president-elect in Miami, and almost changed the course of history  Miami Herald

Miami history: A shooter named Giuseppe Zangara tried to shoot President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1933 in Bayfront Park in downtown Miami.

Miami Herald
Cracker Barrel shooting suspect indicted on attempted murder  Miami Herald

A Mississippi man accused of shooting a Cracker Barrel employee has been indicted on a charge of attempted murder.

Miami Herald
A Keys couple stole a sailboat for a Caribbean honeymoon. Now they’re off to prison.  Miami Herald

Instead of the honeymoon they had planned, Aaron Burmeister and Ashley McNeil spent six months in a Cuban jail before they were expelled from Cuba by ...

Miami Herald
Thieves steal more than $3,000 in tools from work van in Miami  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

MIAMI (WSVN) - Surveillance cameras were rolling while thieves broke into a work van and stole more than $3,000 in tools and equipment in Miami. The pricey ...

WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
The Latest: Airbus CEO urges compromise on Brexit  Miami Herald

The head of European aviation manufacturer Airbus says he's optimistic that Britain and the EU can find a solution for a smooth divorce instead of a chaotic ...

Miami Herald
Here’s the unusual situation the Marlins have in their outfield and how it could play out  Miami Herald

Notes on the Marlins' outfielders and first-base options.

Miami Herald
Perricone's in Brickell is closing and moving to a new location  Miami Herald

Perricone's Marketplace & Cafe will close its Brickell location Friday and reopen in a new spot near the Roads in late March, said owner Steven Perricone.

Miami Herald
Licensed psychotherapist is at the center of a $3.1 million healthcare fraud  Miami Herald

Dania Beach, FL, licensed medical therapist Tina Marie Barbuto got sentenced to three years in prison and $3.1 million restitution after pleading guilty to mail ...

Miami Herald
Miami Beach can be a tough place for millennials to live. This program aims to help  Miami Herald

In Miami Beach, a new advisory council for people ages 18 to 36 aims to come up with strategies to attract more millennials and keep young people on the ...

Miami Herald
Florida man throws burrito in woman’s face, cops say. And this has happened before  Miami Herald

Pasco County Sheriff's Office deputies say Peter Elacqua got into an argument with a woman in their bedroom in a Port Richey, Florida, home. The domestic ...

Miami Herald
Antitrust Lawsuit Against Miami and Ultra Music Festival Proceeds in Federal Court | Daily Business Review  Law.com

U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro has set a preliminary hearing for March 22 only a week before the internationally recognized Ultra festival is set to take place.

Law.com
A mayoral showdown in an enclave of millionaires: The Gentrifier vs. the Gentrified  Miami Herald

Next Tuesday, the residents of one of South Florida's most wealthy enclaves will have an opportunity to elect a new mayor for the first time in over a decade.

Miami Herald
What Florida Should Know About CBD  Miami New Times

Despite the craze, 67 percent of Floridians have no idea what the "CBD" in "CBD-infused" stands for. It isn't really legal here but is selling like crazy.

Miami New Times
Valentine's Day 2019 Events and Parties in Miami  Miami New Times

From Casablanca to romance beneath a Sunlit Sky,these are the best things to do in Miami on Valentine's Day.

Miami New Times
A former coach states what kind of QB Dolphins will get if they successfully #TankForTua  Miami Herald

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross would love for his team to be able to pick Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa if he turns pro for the 2020 NFL Draft.

Miami Herald
New map reveals how global warming could transform your city’s climate in 60 years  Miami Herald

A new interactive map released this week reveals just how radically the climates of United States cities will change in 60 years if emissions continue unabated, ...

Miami Herald
Journalist and Duterte critic posts bail after libel arrest  Miami Herald

The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has posted bail and walked ...

Miami Herald
Papua New Guinea on hunt for 275 cars missing after APEC  Miami Herald

A Papua New Guinea police superintendent on Thursday was hot on the trail of one of the many high-end cars he's trying to recover after an international summit ...

Miami Herald
Coast Guard suspends search for Miami FL plane crash victim  Miami Herald

After rescuing one crew member on Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Saturday afternoon for the captain of a downed cargo airplane, which ...

Miami Herald
‘Dangerous Territory’ for Democrats as Republicans Seize Venezuela Moment in Miami  The New York Times

MIAMI — For 60 years, the lifeblood of Miami's idiosyncratic politics has been Cuba, the communist government's countless sins denounced in street protests, ...

The New York Times
UCLA comes from behind to beat Cal in overtime 75-67  Miami Herald

Chris Wilkes had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Jaylen Hands made six free throws in overtime and UCLA overcame a sloppy first half and beat California 75-67.

Miami Herald
School massacre 1 year later: A time to remember the victims  Miami Herald

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year later: Renewed national debate on guns and school safety, and a time to remember the victims.

Miami Herald
Valentine's Day 2019 Miami Restaurants  Miami New Times

A list of Miami restaurants offering Valentine's Day dining specials.

Miami New Times
Renault’s revenue, net profit down in 2018  Miami Herald

French carmaker Renault says its revenues are down 2.3 percent to 57.4 billion euros ($64.9 billion) last year, announcing its financial results in the wake of ...

Miami Herald
Miami’s pursuit of an MLS soccer stadium for Beckham team faces a new lawsuit  Miami Herald

Two lawsuits filed by a Miami attorney aim to derail the effort to redevelop a city-owned golf course into a stadium and commercial complex for David Beckham's ...

Miami Herald
Police investigate a liquor store in South Miami-Dade  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

SOUTH MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police were seen investigating a liquor store in South Miami-Dade on Monday morning. Economic Crimes Unit officials ...

WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
Fake Florida doctor tested people for diabetes by having them hold metal rod, cops say  Miami Herald

Onelio Hipolit-Gonzalez, from Brooksville, Florida, posed as a doctor and had patients hold a metal rod connected to a machine to test for diabetes and cancer, ...

Miami Herald
Fashion Mogul Tommy Hilfiger Sells Miami Beach Hotel He Aimed to Restore  The Wall Street Journal

Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger is checking out early from his investment in a Miami Beach, Fla., hotel. A company controlled by Mr. Hilfiger and its partner, ...

The Wall Street Journal
AD Blake James: 'I don't think there's bias' from NCAA against Miami  Miami Herald

The Miami Hurricanes are awaiting news on quarterback Tate Martell's waiver to be immediately eligible after transferring. Athletic director Blake James expects ...

Miami Herald
New millionaire wears Scream mask to anonymously pick up lottery check in Jamaica  Miami Herald

A Jamaican Super Lotto winner, identified as A. Campbell, wore a Scream mask and covered his or her body head to toe to stay anonymous while picking up a ...

Miami Herald
Those tolls you pay on Miami’s highways could come to an end if this bill passes  Miami Herald

Miami, Florida lawmakers are pushing legislation that would end the Miami Dade Expressway Authority, and tolls over highways like the Dolphin Expressway.

Miami Herald
 

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Miami, officially the City of Miami, is the cultural, economic and financial center of South Florida. Miami is the seat of Miami-Dade County, the most populous county in Florida. The city covers an area of about 56.6 square miles (147 km2), between the Everglades to the west and Biscayne Bay on the east; with a 2017 estimated population of 463,347, Miami is the sixth most densely populated major city in the United States. The Miami metropolitan area is home to 6.1 million people and the seventh-largest metropolitan area in the nation. Miami's metro area is the second-most populous metropolis in the southeastern United States and fourth-largest urban area in the U.S.Miami is a major center, and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade. The Miami Metropolitan Area is by far the largest urban economy in Florida and the 12th largest in the United States with a GDP of $344.9 billion as of 2017. In 2012, Miami was classified as an "Alpha−" level world city in the World Cities Study Group's inventory. In 2010, Miami ranked seventh in the United States and 33rd among global cities in terms of business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience, and political engagement. In 2008, Forbes magazine ranked Miami "America's Cleanest City", for its year-round good air quality, vast green spaces, clean drinking water, clean streets, and citywide recycling programs. According to a 2009 UBS study of 73 world cities, Miami was ranked as the richest city in the United States, and the world's seventh-richest city in terms of purchasing power. Miami is nicknamed the "Capital of Latin America" and is the largest city with a Cuban-American plurality.Greater Downtown Miami has one of the largest concentrations of international banks in the United States, and is home to many large national and international companies. The Civic Center is a major center for hospitals, research institutes, medical centers, and biotechnology industries. For more than two decades, the Port of Miami, known as the "Cruise Capital of the World", has been the number one cruise passenger port in the world. It accommodates some of the world's largest cruise ships and operations, and is the busiest port in both passenger traffic and cruise lines. Metropolitan Miami is also a major tourism hub in the southeastern U.S. for international visitors, ranking number two in the country after New York City.