U.S. COAST GUARDThe Miami Herald , May 19
Details have emerged on the Coast Guard’s interdiction of a boat carrying cocaine off the coast of Panama.
WORKPLACEThe Miami Herald , May 17
Many Florida businesses and public institutions provide domestic partner benefits for unmarried employees. Some now also cover the tax on th... e benefit.
A South Beach club operator was sentenced to 12 years in prison for conspiring with his business partners and “bar girls’ ... 19; to rip off male customers at their Russian-style lounges.
Beach BuzzThe Miami Herald , May 16
Over 250 people attended the inaugural “Out of the Kitchen” Dinner & Silent Auction, held May 2 at the St. Regis Bal Harbour. ... The event, which featured top area chefs preparing food table-side for guests, netted $75,000 for Pride Outside: Building Better Playgrounds for Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbour K-8 Center.
Its a nostalgic time on the west end of the Venetian Causeway.
Miami BeachThe Miami Herald , May 15
Miami Beach commissioners got their first look at the public costs associated with revamping the city’s convention center district.
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Crossfade, May. 17, 2013
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food for thought, May. 16, 2013Number of comments: 0
+ A couple weeks ago I posted on the May 20 collaboration dinner with Brandon Baltzley, ringleader of the Crux culinary collective and author of "Nine Lives: A Chef's Journey from Chaos to Control," and Jamie DeRosa, chef of the recently opened Miami Beach restaurant Tongue & Cheek, with an assist [...]
Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida: Many workplaces insure gay, straight domestic partners; some now also pay the tax on benefitsSteve Rothaus' Gay South Florida, May. 16, 2013