Logo

Daily Archives : December 3, 2018

She is raising her dead sister’s disabled sons. Now, she will be driving them, too

She is raising her dead sister’s disabled sons. Now, she will be driving them, too

Every year, Virginia Dassaw makes new additions to her “obituary wall.” The weathered memorial has grown by six in the last four years with the life stories of both her parents, three siblings and niece. The obituaries are pasted next…

0 Comments / 3 View / December 3, 2018

Florida Keys’ Sheriff Sent U.S. Citizen to Miami to Be Deported, ACLU Says in Lawsuit

Peter Sean Brown was born in Philadelphia and is a U.S. citizen. But that fact apparently didn’t matter to Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay, whose deputies illegally held Brown in a jail overnight because they thought he should be deported…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 3, 2018

South Florida QAnon Cop Gets Demoted From SWAT Team

This past Friday, Broward Sheriff’s Office SWAT member Matt Patten wore a QAnon conspiracy-theory patch while greeting Vice President Mike Pence at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Today Patten was reprimanded and demoted from the SWAT team and BSO’s Office of Homeland…

0 Comments / 1 View / December 3, 2018

Marlins sign slugger with 162 big-league home runs

Pedro Alvarez, a former Pirates third baseman who has twice hit 30 home runs in a big-league season, headlines the list of 14 players who signed minor-league contracts and will attend Marlins spring training as non-roster invitees. Alvarez, the second…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 3, 2018

How the Miami Dolphins are in playoff hunt with an historically ineffective offense

It’s hard to say whether Sunday’s Dolphins boxscore should be burnt by the heat of 1,000 suns or sent to the Smithsonian. Probably the latter because sports historians might want to study how a team can get out-gained by 240…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 3, 2018

The Ten Best South Beach Restaurants

Yes, South Beach is filled with tourists wearing “I’m in Miami, Bitch” T-shirts. But that’s only one side of the Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue fence. The greener, South of Fifth neighborhood boasts South Pointe Park, with sweeping views of…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 3, 2018

The Ten Best Wynwood Restaurants

There’s no denying it: Wynwood is a food mecca. Turn back the clock a decade, though, and there was virtually nowhere to grab a bite. Joey’s changed that fact in 2008, when Tony Goldman saw a gourmet future for the…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 3, 2018

November 2018 Miami Restaurant Openings and Closings

This is the time when Miami heats up. Tourists flock to our beaches and Art Basel attracts an internationally diverse crowd in town for art and parties. Traditionally, it’s a good time for restaurants to open their doors in anticipation…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 3, 2018

A small reason for hope as the Dolphins compete against four others for one playoff spot

Though the odds are against the Dolphins in their battle for the AFC’s second wild-card spot, there’s one thing that should give a measure of hope to a handful of teams chasing the Baltimore Ravens for that prize: The Ravens…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 3, 2018

Marcel Katz’s Wildly Experimental Art Platform Will Heighten the Senses

Miami-based art curator (and character) Marcel Katz believes the conventional setting for fine art — the gallery — is going the way of white pages and walkie-talkies. Given the way social media has shifted the paradigm of presenting and sharing,…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 3, 2018