Miami Beach’s city manager issued a memorandum to police, fire and code enforcement officials to impose ‘high impact event measures’ on a possible Floatopia-styled event called Floatnik that may hit the sands on Sunday.
Dr. Mark Wainberg, a Canadian doctor whose HIV/AIDS research earned him worldwide honors, died Tuesday in what appeared to be a drowning off a Bal Harbour beach. Wainberg was the director of the McGill University AIDS Centre and has a Ph.D from Columbia University. He did postdoctoral research at Hebrew University.
When Jews gather Monday for the Passover Seder, the ancient story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt takes on an urgent meaning as anti-Semitic acts increase in the United States and around the world.
In the early 1960s, when advertising agencies were run by men, Rosalie Rice, a bookkeeper and Miami Beach Sun columnist, opened her own firm, Rose Rice Associates. She became one of the first female ad agency owners in Florida.
Twenty-seven boys at Aventura City of Excellence School are on the road to becoming men. The youngsters on Wednesday attended an hour-long speaking event to mark the launch of the school’s One Million Men in the Making club, a mentorship program for adolescent boys based largely on founder Jonathan Catherman’s book, “The Manual to Manliness.”
When “Nightly Business Report” debuted in January 1979 on Miami WPBT2, Paul Kangas was its stock-market commentator. He moved into the anchor role in 1990, a position he held until retiring on Dec. 31, 2009. The economic news program became the most-watched daily business program during his run.
The $10.7 million sale of a Florida condo tied to a top aide of Argentina’s former president is being investigated by Argentine officials. The condo is part of a $65 million real estate empire in the United States that an Argentine prosecutor suspects was obtained through money laundering.
Aventura police say an Uber driver shot and killed a man attempting to rob him Sunday morning on an access road next to the Lehman Causeway. By Sunday evening detectives were talking to a “person of interest,” police said.