The Magic City has hosted NFL Super Bowls, ocean races that circumvent the planet, international art fairs, and just about everything in between. The one glaring omission from this list: the Olympics. Granted, we haven’t deserved an Olympiad in the past, but the last decade has seen Miami become more global, more urban, more of an economic powerhouse, and more respected on the world stage.
Submitted by Aaron Gordon on Thu, 07/26/2012 - 2:07pm
Traffic mayhem! A sudden uptick in neon bracelet sales! A disproportionate number of Dutch speakers overheard at Starbucks! It can only mean one thing: the Dade County Youth Fair has arrived. Not so fast.
Submitted by Aaron Gordon on Fri, 03/23/2012 - 3:47pm
Our very own Tadd Schwartz is featured in what promises to be the first of many Miami Herald stories focused on the economic impact that will be sparked by LeBron James' decision to join the Miami Heat. Some experts predict as much as a half-billion-dollar windfall for the South Florida region. Regardless of the exact dollar amount, one thing is clear: the American Airlines Arena at 601 Biscayne Blvd. and the surrounding downtown Miami neighborhood will be the center of the basketball universe for years to come.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 07/11/2010 - 7:45am
In another key step toward downtown's urban revival, the Miami Art Museum is eligible to receive $100 million in county bond proceeds, removing the biggest hurdle to start construction on the facility's long-sought new home in Miami.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 06/01/2010 - 11:50am