| Feb 13, 2012
| 6:18 AM
MIAMI — It's officially called the Metromover, but you'll hear it called the "people mover." Whatever you call it, this elevated train is your free ticket to sightseeing in downtown Miami.
Think subway, but one floor above street level. No...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:49 AM
MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy. Chic boutiques, family-friendly chains and intimate hideaways all beckon to tourists — or...
| Mar 31, 2012
It's the height of tourist season in South Florida, and hoteliers are putting in 15-hour work days to ensure vacationers have enough staff to check them in or bring them room service.
Over at The Shelborne South Beach, Jared Galbut is meeting with his...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:09 PM
In a couple of weeks, hordes will descend upon Miami again. It seems people are always mobbing Miami — for international art fairs, for Martin Luther King Jr.weekend, for sporting events, and of course, for those famed beaches, which always seem...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 12:45 PM
On a sunny Saturday morning in November, about 25 people from toddlers to seniors pose for photos against the backdrop of Panama City Beach, their surfboards — in myriad colors — stuck into the white, sugary sand.
Shutters snapped and...
| Jul 16, 2011
For you people who might wonder how these columns come together, today is your lucky day.
Let's pull back the veil and look at the inspiration behind this week's Postcards from Florida, which is really simple.
I just wanted to look at that picture of...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 8:41 PM
MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy.
Most of the offerings have given new life to historic buildings, including Hotel Breakwater and...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:55 AM
MIAMI — In a year when three new Miami-Dade hotels drew widespread attention — and two landed on a travel magazine's list of hot new properties —— it's easy to forget that the region's hotel industry is still climbing out of a...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Established in the 19th century when Henry Flagler extended his East Coast Railroad to Miami and started collecting dockage fees, the Port of Miami, the first port in history to serve one million passengers annually in 1976, is often referred to as the...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 2:27 AM
Is Miami Swimwear Fashion Week little more than a bunch of catwalk capers?
Possibly. But aside from the chance to ogle hotties and honeys wearing little more than a strip of Lycra, remember that swimwear is a $5 billion industry.
And every year, the...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 9:35 AM
The runways aren’t for everyone.
The marathon of fashion shows centered on swimsuits rolls into Miami Beach again this month with thousands of swimwear manufacturers, buyers, designers, stylists, models and reporters. All of them are in town for...