Charlie Cinnamon, South Florida's legendary theatrical press agent for more than 60 years, will be honored this summer with a three-month exhibit at Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU showcasing his long life and career.
A city of Miami proposal to designate 50 shotgun houses and other wood-frame homes in west Coconut Grove as historic landmarks has angered some owners. It also has spurred a debate over preservation and gentrification in the traditionally black neighborhood, which is imperiled by redevelopment and gentrification.
Miami’s Forever Bond issue was approved by voters in November. Now, as the city establishes a citizen oversight board, community activists want to make sure a diverse group of residents will sit on the board to review bond projects.
Twenty years after Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ death, the public still can’t visit the quaint Coconut Grove cottage where the doyenne of the Everglades lived and worked most of her long life, even though it’s owned by the state of Florida. But a new consensus may lead to a plan for limited public access.
In a surprising decision, Miami’s zoning board has blocked a developer from razing late Coconut Grove figure Charlie Cinnamon’s century-old cottage, citing special rules designed to protect the neighborhood’s historic character.
Three of four sailboats stranded in a Coconut Grove homeowner’s yard since Hurricane Irma were put back into Biscayne Bay on Thursday by a tree expert with a crane. But the largest boat remains aground.
After Miami tax attorney Steven Cantor’s suicide in 2016, his former law partner, Bilzin Sumberg’s Hal Webb, has been sued in Miami-Dade Circuit Court. The suit accuses him of bilking Cantor’s widow out of a $2 million key man life insurance policy.
The Miami Commission appears to have stopped a controversial Miami-Dade County plan to reopen the historic Coconut Grove Playhouse by partially demolishing and renovating the theater. The city vote casts new uncertainty over when live theater will return to the site.
New Miami Mayor Francis Suarez wants to name Emilio Gonzalez, former Miami International Airport director, as his new city manager. But Commissioner Joe Carollo wants the city to conduct a national search.
Manolo Reyes needed seven campaigns to win a seat on the Miami City Commission. When he finally moved into his office, renovations uncovered a newspaper stuffed inside the walls that contained a photo of his 1989 city commission campaign kickoff party.
Grove resident/activist Glenn Terry gives a brief tour of what he's dubbed "Charlie's Woods" -- a densely wooded, publicly owned corner abutting the late publicist's Coconut Grove home. Terry wants the woods turned into a city park.