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2008-12-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Beach Group, owners and operators of the historic Catalina Hotel & Beach Club, has retained Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) to build brand awareness for the affordable luxury-vacation destination in South Florida among potential guests. According to RPR President Richard Rubenstein: "In today's economic environment, the Catalina Hotel & Beach Club is ideally suited to attract guests looking to enjoy first-class accommodations and...

2008-11-12 09:00:27

NEW YORK and ALVISO, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TiVo Inc. , the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), and Morgans Hotel Group Co. , the groundbreaking innovator that introduced the world to iconic brands such as Delano in South Beach, Royalton and Hudson in New York City, and Sanderson in London, today announced that they are bringing the luxuries of in-home entertainment to the hotel by offering the TiVo service in all rooms...

2008-10-12 12:00:05

By Suzette Laboy Associated Press MIAMI -- It might be notorious for its late-night party scene, swanky beach hotels with steeply priced drinks and the beachgoers who wear barely-there $300 swimsuits, but vacationing Miami-style doesn't have to cost a fortune. From $3 beers to staying at a hostel for $34 a night to $7 bike rides along the Florida Everglades, visitors looking for deals have lots of options in the area. LODGING: If you're adventurous and on a tight budget, consider...

2008-09-19 15:00:28

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The crown jewel of one of Miami Beach's most luxurious condominium high-rises is now for sale. Top-producing Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell (EWM) Realtors(R) Esther Percal and Kevin Tomlinson announced today their $22 million listing for Apogee Penthouse A ( http://www.apogeepenthouse.com/index.php ). They describe the South Beach residence as one of the most prestigious South Florida penthouses ever, in a building that epitomizes luxury. "It's an...

2008-08-01 15:00:28

By Tania Valdemoro, The Miami Herald Aug. 1--It's not always just about the tourists: Miami Beach residents will catch a break when they feed parking meters starting later this year. But everyone will have to pay a flat $15 to park in three popular South Beach garages late on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. At the Neighborhoods and Community Affairs committee meeting Wednesday, commissioners ratified new rates for five city garages. The rates vary by location. Commissioners had...

2008-07-15 12:00:34

By Tania Valdemoro, The Miami Herald Jul. 15--Miami Beach City Commissioners have ratified more than a dozen recommendations aimed at regulating large developments. The action came Monday during a special growth management workshop at City Hall, and the commission directed city staff to draft ordinances that will put the 16 recommendations into effect. In the past year, Beach officials asked three consultants, Clarion Associates, TischlerBise and Glatting Jackson, to study how the...

2008-07-13 09:00:18

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 13--BILOXI -- Thursday could be the most important day in Biloxi's economic future since Hurricane Katrina. In the morning, the Mississippi Gaming Commission will hold its July meeting in Biloxi to hear what the community has to say about allowing RW Development to build South Beach Resort & Casino north of U.S. 90, across from the sand beach. In the afternoon the Biloxi Planning Commission will vote on whether to recommend 81...

2008-07-11 18:00:06

By O'RYAN JOHNSON A Martha's Vineyard harbor master raised the alarming prospect of "Jaws returning" after a large shark was spotted cutting through the waves just 70 yards off South Beach yesterday. An eagle-eyed lifeguard spotted the menacing fin off the Edgartown strand and ordered everyone out of the water yesterday morning, moments before a sightseeing plane overhead spotted the monster gliding just below the surface. "This is a large shark," said Edgartown Harbor Master Charles...

2008-07-06 15:00:19

By Douglas Hanks, The Miami Herald Jul. 6--When Miami Beach police return to the world of reality television this summer, no more than 20 percent of their time will be spent with drunken beachgoers. That's according to the contract between Ocean Force: Miami Beach and the city after a previous season brought an unwelcome amount of intoxicated antics to the small screen. The city frowned on the show's first season on South Beach, where cameras followed officers dealing with drunk...

2007-11-26 15:00:22

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Julian Lennon, son of Beatles icon John Lennon, has purchased a residence at The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences, South Beach, further cementing the development's status as one of the most luxurious real estate offerings on Miami Beach. Lennon, who recently produced an award-winning documentary and is working on a sixth album, plans to split his time between his new Miami condominium and his home in Europe. "Miami Beach is one of my favorite...