Sunny Isles Beach officials order stop work citation after high-rise explosion

October 6, 2015 | Miami Beach
The Sunny Isles Beach city building department issued a stop work citation at the Chateau Beach Residences after Friday's explosion. According to the citation issued Monday, "the purging of (the) gas piping system was not performed in compliance with the 2010 fuel gas code." The citation also states that the "fuel gas was vented into a confined space with sources of ignition. Precautions were not taken to safely purge gas piping." Miami-Dade
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Sunny Isles Beach officials ordered stop work citation after high-rise explosion

October 6, 2015 | Miami Beach
The Sunny Isles Beach city building department issued a stop work citation at the Chateau Beach Residences after Friday's explosion. According to the citation issued Monday, "the purging of (the) gas piping system was not performed in compliance with the 2010 fuel gas code." The citation also states that the "fuel gas was vented into a confined space with sources of ignition. Precautions were not taken to safely purge gas piping." Miami-Dade
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FBI arrests man suspected of robbing 2 Coral Springs banks

October 6, 2015 | Miami Beach
The FBI has arrested a man suspected of robbing two banks in Coral Springs last week. FBI Special Agent Michael Leverock said Daniel Michael, 41, was arrested Tuesday in Margate. Leverock said Michael robbed a BB&T branch Thursday and a TD Bank branch Friday. Surveillance photographs from both robberies show that the man was wearing a Miami Hurricanes hat. Michael was expected to face a federal judge in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday. Fo
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Panelists finalized for TRD’s SoFla Showcase on Oct. 15

October 6, 2015 | Miami Real Estate
From left: Gil Dezer, Richard LeFrak, Michael Simkins and Jeffrey Soffer With The Real Deal's second annual South Florida Showcase a little over one week away, we are pleased to announce the final lineups for the show's three panels. The “Miami Development” panel features top developers Gil Dezer, president of Dezer Development; Richard LeFrak, chairman and CEO of LeFrak; Michael Simkins, president and CEO of Innovate Development Group; and J
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1 in custody after Plantation burglary

October 6, 2015 | Miami Beach
One person is in custody after a burglary was reported Tuesday afternoon in Plantation, police said. Police said officers followed a suspicious vehicle, which crashed into a Sunrise police cruiser. Sky 10 was above Pine Island Road near Broward Boulevard just before 5 p.m. as police officers and K-9s searched for a second person believed to be involved in the burglary. Police said a perimeter has been set up in the area of Pine Island Road a
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Family asks for help in finding North Lauderdale store clerk's killers

October 6, 2015 | Miami Beach
The family of a North Lauderdale store clerk who was shot and killed while arriving at work last month said Randolfo Rangel, 59, was no gang banger or drug dealer. His niece told Local 10 News reporter John Turchin that Rangel was a smart, hard-working, lovable kind of man who was always helping others. "(He was a) sweetheart of a guy, wonderful guy. (He) would do anything for you," Rangel's friend, Ovee Raymondville, said. "He very happy (a
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Puerto Rico-based architecture firm heads to Coral Gables

October 6, 2015 | Miami Real Estate
Ricardo Alvarez-Diaz and Cristina Villalón Alvarez Diaz & Villalón, a San Juan, Puerto Rico-based architecture and interior design practice, said Tuesday that it is has opened its first office in Florida, in Coral Gables. The expansion is geared to enhance its business in South Florida, where it has a long history of working with clients and consultants, the firm said. Most importantly, AD&V said its new 1,800-square-foot office, at 210
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Man in critical condition after shooting near Plantation

October 6, 2015 | Miami Beach
A man is in critical condition after he was shot multiple times Tuesday afternoon near Plantation. The shooting was reported about 3 p.m. in the area of Peters Road and 45th Avenue. Broward County sheriff's deputies and Plantation police officers spoke to several people inside a business. It's unclear whether the shooting happened inside or outside of the building. The victim was taken by paramedics to Broward Health Medical Center. Authorit
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Patty party: How to cook the ultimate Jamaican comfort food

October 6, 2015 | Miami Health Services
Bring a little Jamaican flavor into your kitchenThree recipes to get you startedPlus, where to find patties in Miami … Click to Continue » ...read more
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TiramesU’s third rendition opens South of Fifth

October 6, 2015 | Miami Real Estate
TiramesU and Valeria Longoni More than a year in the making, TiramesU opens Tuesday evening in Miami Beach's South-of-Fifth neighborhood, with a new owner at the helm promising a fresh take on Italian cuisine. Graziano Sbroggio's Graspa Group, TiramesU's former owner, has handed the restaurant off to 15-year employee Valeria Longoni, who, backed by silent investors, has revamped the restaurant's feel, decor and cuisine. “It's an evolution, Long
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