| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:17 AM
John Kunkel, who most recently brought the award-winning Yardbird Southern Table & Bar to South Beach, has opened Khong River House, which features the flavors of northern Thai cuisines.
Kunkel has traveled through Thailand and wanted to bring some of...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 3, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Known for bling and Beyonce sightings, Miami isn't usually celebrated for its affordability. So how do you have a financially-feasible getaway in this city filled with glitz and glamour? Enjoy it like a local. According to the Miami Downtown Development...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:21 AM
MIAMI - On a breezeless downtown day, the Miami Art Museum seemed like an obligatory stop. Until I got there, and realized that a big chunk of the space was closed for installation. After a quick spin through an exhibit on the influence of the vinyl...
| Sep 9, 2010
MIAMI — On a recent rainy weekday, tourist Niel Shalit, his wife and their two daughters strolled the luxury Bal Harbour Shops, lured, Shalit said, by "my wife's need for fashion."
"This is like the Fifth Avenue of New York, like the Americana of...
| 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...
| 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 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...