Partying With Diplo at Formula 1’s Miami Grand Prix

The D.J. ran into Michelle Obama at the race, hopped from party to party and played a set that ended at 3 a.m.

#formula-one, #miami-beach-fla, #parties-social, #wynwood-miami-fla

Miami Beach Bans Some Alcohol Sales as Spring Break Curfew Takes Effect

“We all knew that this week and next week were going to be hard weekends, because every year, they are hard weekends,” Mayor Dan Gelber said. “Frankly, optimism, hope and luck are not plans.”

#alcoholic-beverages, #curfews, #florida, #miami-beach-fla, #south-beach-miami-beach-fla

Miami Beach Announces Curfew After Spring Break Shootings

“We can’t endure this anymore, we just simply can’t,’’ said Mayor Dan Gelber. “This isn’t your father’s, your mother’s spring break. This is something totally different.”

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In Miami Beach, Off the Beaten Track, a Gallery District Beckons

Do two galleries make a scene? Their owners hope collectors in search of emerging artists travel beyond the established art communities to Jupiter and Central Fine.

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Keeping Handball Alive at Flamingo Park

In between trash talk and the discussion of various ailments, a dedicated group of seniors hopes to carry a sport to a new generation.

#florida, #handball, #longevity, #miami-beach-fla, #south-beach-miami-beach-fla

A Grand Miami Beach Hotel, and Its History, Might Be Torn Down

The Deauville Beach Resort played host to The Beatles, Frank Sinatra and John F. Kennedy. But it has been deemed unsafe after years of neglect.

#buildings-structures, #florida, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #miami-beach-fla, #miami-design-preservation-league, #travel-and-vacations

Developers Plan to Demolish Al Capone’s Mansion. Some Want It Preserved.

The gangster’s former refuge on Palm Island, Fla., near Miami Beach, is dividing residents and city officials: Should it be razed to make way for a modern home?

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Here Are Some Fun Places to Get the Vaccine

A beach. A ski resort. Dracula’s house. Some Covid-19 vaccine sites are more interesting than others.

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Love or Spycraft: What Landed an American Teacher in a Cuban Prison?

It was a romance steeped in international intrigue, and it landed Alina López Miyares in a Cuban prison. How much did she know about the web that entangled her?

#americans-abroad, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #havana-cuba, #miami-beach-fla, #united-states-international-relations

How Miami Lifted Covid-19 Restrictions and Then Came the Crackdown

After the city struggled to contain large crowds with its police force, Black leaders questioned the tactics.

#black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #florida, #miami-beach-fla, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #travel-and-vacations

‘I’d Much Rather Be in Florida’

Floridians are out and about and pandemic restrictions have been lifted. There’s just one problem: The virus never went away.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #desantis-ron, #florida, #miami-fla, #miami-beach-fla, #travel-and-vacations

A Family’s Search for Answers: Did Their Brother Die of Covid?

When a healthy 41-year-old died a year ago, an autopsy blamed heart disease. But his family wants to know if the coronavirus was lurking before anyone realized it.

#autopsies, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #florida, #miami-beach-fla

Art Basel Miami Beach Was Canceled, but the Show Goes On

As coronavirus deaths rose, museums and galleries rolled out new shows. The socialite Libbie Mugrabi is planning a dinner for the ages. Is Miami’s art world clueless?

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‘I Had Heart Surgery in the Middle of a Coronavirus Hot Spot’

Anxiety and uncertainty about the pandemic are leading some patients to delay surgery. But how safe is that when you have an aneurysm in your heart?

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Art Basel Miami Beach Is Canceled

Organizers, concerned at the state of the pandemic in South Florida, put off the event until next year.

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The Costly Toll of Florida Not Shutting Down Spring Break During Coronavirus

People got sick — and some died — after attending crowded parties and theme parks in Florida as the coronavirus spread.

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