Crossing over from a political wife to a politician herself is Micky Steinberg, whose husband Richard once held the position she hopes to fill. While Micky has seen local politics played out from the sidelines, this Novembers she wants to be a force of change, someone who will make Miami Beach a better place for all of its residents: “I
While I’m just going on Facebook status updates, it appears that Dennis Rodman is here in Miami, at Soho Beach House. Normally, that wouldn’t be breaking news, but with the former NBA star’s recent “mission” to North Korea, where he schmoozed despot Kim Jong Un, Rodman is trending big right now—especially as his new friend is threatening to go all
Beyonce and Jay-Z spent their fifth wedding anniversary touring Cuba. Although it was officially sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department as a “cultural mission,” many Americans are up in arms over their trip to the blacklisted country—especially several key politicians and Miamians. Two Republican members of Congress, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Diaz-Balart, are particularly incensed. Both represent districts in South
While the Miami Beach Convention Center hosts some of the biggest events in the world—including Art Basel Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show—the facility is hopelessly outdated. Built in 1957, it is an eyesore and very old-fashioned. Despite a $92 million renovation in 1989, which doubled the size, and some more recent upgrades, the MBCC is still, well,
On Monday, all hell is about to break loose in terms of traffic on Miami Beach. I’m not talking about Spring Break and events like Miami Music Week. The City of Miami Beach is starting a major construction project on Alton Road to fix sewer lines and flow. It’s a $32 million undertaking that will take 28 months to complete.
Dateline Rome – There is a new Pope and I am live in Rome, where it is all going down. It’s a historic night as Argentina’s Jorge Bergoglia was just anointed the new pontiff. And, of course, I’m here, obvi.com! I have lived in Rome before and I visited the Vatican as part of my daily morning walk. (For me, it’s
Real estate mogul Philip Levine just announced his candidacy for Mayor of Miami Beach. I am thrilled about the news because it has been too long since someone with a true business background has thrown his hat in the ring. Miami Beach is the crown jewel of South Florida and it is time that we have a representative who reflects
In the controversy pitting preservationists against reality stars over an historic home on Star Island, it seems that glitz has prevailed. Lisa Hochstein, of The Real Housewives of Miami, and her husband Lenny, plastic surgeon to the stars, were just granted permission to demolish the structure on 42 Star Island a few hours ago by the Miami Beach Design Review
The race for City of Miami Beach Commissioner is heating up. Miami Pop’s Erin Newberg was on the scene for candidate Joshua Dunkelman’s announcement that he is running for Commissioner. We will be bringing you exciting coverage of all City of Miami Beach politics.