🌱 Herald Food Editor Wins James Beard Award + ‘Miami Vice’ Leased
Hello, everybody! I’m back in your inbox this morning with all the most important things happening in Miami today. Follow along for the latest.
First, today’s weather:
A t-storm around in the p.m.. High: 87 Low: 79.
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Here are the top five stories in Miami today:
1. A Broward County man in Pompano Beach has been arrested, accused in the disappearance and killing of his wife. Police are still looking for the body of the victim in this case after of Sunday evening, but the victim’s husband is now facing a murder charge. (WPLG Local 10)
2. An anonymous tenant has agreed to lease a Key Biscayne estate featured in the 2006 film “Miami Vice” for $100,000 a month. The 8,234-square-foot home at 400 South Mashta Drive boasts 480 linear feet on the water and a 70-foot concrete dock big enough to accommodate a 120-foot yacht. (The Real Deal – Miami)
3. Miami Herald Food Editor Carlos Frías was the winner of the Jonathan Gold Local Voice Award in the journalism category on Saturday night, which recognizes reporters who engage with the community through food and dining coverage. (Miami Herald)
4. A boy was fatally shot by an adult female family member in South Florida’s Pembroke Pines on Saturday night. The incident occurred at 6:27 p.m. inside the Coconut Reef community at 180th Avenue and SW 12th Street. (NBC Miami)
5. A Hialeah woman is facing charges after police said her nail polish helped track her down. Christina Marie Hernandez, 29, is charged with 13 counts of possessing child pornography images. Investigators said the accused would upload the videos on the messaging app “Kik” through her own account. (CBS Miami)
Today in Miami:
- Blood Pressure Screenings at Arcola Lakes Branch Library (9:30 a.m.)
- Color Your Cares Away at Allapattah Branch Library (11:30 a.m.)
- Summer & Arts By Yesi at Miami Art Club. (2 p.m.)
- Mellow Dramatic Mondays Featuring Mike Phillips & More at Red Rooster Overtown. (8 p.m.)
- Thank You Miami Comedy Night. (9 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- Miami Beach is offering free Tai Chi classes for seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Collins Park Garage. (Twitter)
- Based on additional compliant samples, Virginia Key Beach and Dog Beach have been removed from the No-Swim Advisory by Miami-Dade Water & Sewer on Sunday. Current boundaries include: Venetian Causeway (north), Virginia Key (south) now excluding the two beaches, mainland to Fisher Island. (Twitter)
- Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) longest working teacher from Cutler Bay Senior High, Deborah Rubio, was honored at a recent town council meeting. Rubio has 52 years of service with MDCPS. (Miami’s Community News)
- Three Doral Policers Officers were recognized with the highest honors at the South Florida Police Benevolent Association’s (SFPBA) 2022 Law Enforcement Awards Gala. Officers Johnny Beautelus, Daniel Vilarchao and Raffaello Cervera were all named “Officers of the Year.” (Miami’s Community News)
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Alrighty, you’re all good for today. I’ll see you around!
— Carlos Hernandez
About me: Hello my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats ( and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.