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tj commented on "Blue Building Branded by Britto"

i visit Miami once a year from Cali and I love looking at that building.  the piece maybe that of a drag queen along with other symbols of Miami.  Hate it or love it, its what art is suppose to.  after all it brought us to this web page.

Posted on 09/01/2014 at 2:34 AM

Ricky Neross commented on "Famous Alumni From Miami Beach High School"

Seth Bramson, Beach High 1962, is the City Historian for Miami Beach as it enters it’s Centennial Year. He is also is also the most published author of South Florida History Books and the Historian of the Florida East Coast Railroad. If there is any question about Miami Beach and it’s history, ask Seth.

Posted on 08/30/2014 at 12:05 PM

jess commented on "How I Moved to Miami from England"

I am not sure of the laws but if you have the money to start your own business in America, there are special visas for that. Good Luck!

Posted on 08/27/2014 at 10:24 AM

Senmor commented on "Comparing California to Florida? There IS No Comparison"

want to know the difference, its BUGS BUGS BUGS!  I will take southern CA in a second flat over southern FL.  Florida is nice to visit for a vacation, I will certainly give you that.  Here in S. CA we have no screens, leave our windows open all day and night, and really, if ever use heat or a/c if your close to the coast.  Also no bugs or flies is a major if you are like me and hate bugs.

Posted on 08/27/2014 at 6:50 AM

Eduardo commented on "How I Moved to Miami from England"

Dear Jess, my intention is to form a company in Miami. This would make easyer the permits right ? I am from Spain.

Posted on 08/27/2014 at 5:25 AM

Jay Bo commented on "25 Things You Must Know Before Moving to Miami"

Yep, that’s how a lot of people like to live down there - to not be accountable for their actions and intimidate/respond aggressively whenever the opportunity arises. It really is the Wild West. I hope you get out soon or have already left!

Posted on 08/25/2014 at 4:14 PM

julian commented on "Women Protest for the Right to Bare Breasts in Public (Video)"

Followup Postscript to my comments/response:from Isaiah Chapter 5:18-21

Posted on 08/25/2014 at 1:22 PM

julian commented on "Women Protest for the Right to Bare Breasts in Public (Video)"

18 Woe to those who drag wickedness
with cords of deceit
and pull sin along with cart ropes,
19 to those who say:
“Let Him hurry up and do His work quickly
so that we can see it!
Let the plan of the Holy One of Israel take place
so that we can know it!”
20 Woe to those who call evil good
and good evil,
who substitute darkness for light
and light for darkness,
who substitute bitter for sweet
and sweet for bitter.
21 Woe to those who are wise in their own opinion
and clever in their own sight.[j]

Posted on 08/25/2014 at 1:18 PM

calicojack commented on "25 Things You Must Know Before Moving to Miami"

@ Jay Bo… Very true! An old cuban guy, around 75 -80 years of age, wanted to fight me, because i called him out on not picking up his dogs poop in the middle of the sidewalk. I was polite about it, however he just started to go off on me! Lunatics out there!

Posted on 08/24/2014 at 7:44 PM

Jay Bo commented on "25 Things You Must Know Before Moving to Miami"

Everything in this post is true! I lived in Miami for 9 years - can’t believe I made it that long. I could elaborate volumes on each point the author Matt made. Regarding guys trying to fight you if you’re 6 ft in a bar - how about PEOPLE TRYING TO START FIGHTS EVERYWHERE YOU GO - on a frequent enough basis to be very disturbing. I’m talking the grocery store, Bed Bath and Beyond, in traffic, and of course at the clubs. I’m talking people mad dogging you and bumping into you on purpose to get a fight going ANYWHERE, ANY TIME of day. This was one of the biggest reasons I moved from ghetto Miami. Too many ex and future convicts ruining the beautiful landscape. This place is paradise for scum bags. Genuine nice people are few and far between in Miami. Sad this isn’t an exaggeration, but an overwhelming amount of people in Miami are very rude, aggressive, non-law abiding, violent, inconsiderate, dumb, and shallow mouth breathers. To hell with that miserable place.

Posted on 08/24/2014 at 5:46 PM

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Posted on 08/24/2014 at 8:44 AM

RichTurd commented on "Comparing California to Florida? There IS No Comparison"

Administrator. I posted a comment last week. Was wondering why it isn’t up?

Posted on 08/22/2014 at 10:10 AM

Gus commented on "Billy Corben - From Child Actor to Award Winning Filmmaker"

Hi Kelsha,

I suggest trying to reach Billy via his Twitter - https://twitter.com/BillyCorben

Or, by email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

I hope you find out some information about your father.

Gus

Posted on 08/19/2014 at 1:26 PM

keisha commented on "Billy Corben - From Child Actor to Award Winning Filmmaker"

I need to talk to billy one of the men in the movie he showed a picture of I have pictures of him with my mother. He is my father. I want to know his name and is he still alive. Unfortunately my mother pasted away with out telling me any thing she only gave me pictures. I really want to know my father. Please contact me in e mail.

Posted on 08/18/2014 at 9:36 PM

Luisa Navarro commented on "How To Be A Night Club Promoter… (for Dummies)"

I am a promoter from Texas.  I have a question I got offered a spot in a night club to take djs from 9-11:45 pm. Since the owner wants to keep his headliner, how can I manage to attract people? Any name ideas for Friday night will help I’m trying to bring the funky, house scene keep it alive but the headliner plays electronic music. Which is hard.

Posted on 08/16/2014 at 3:43 PM

Matt Meltzer commented on "The Official Guide to Miami Strip Clubs and Topless Bars (Adults Only)"

Yeah E11even is super friendly for couples and the like. Check out the article we did on a lady’s perspective on the place…

http://www.miamibeach411.com/news/ladies-e11even

Posted on 08/15/2014 at 3:04 PM

Paul commented on "The Official Guide to Miami Strip Clubs and Topless Bars (Adults Only)"

Thanks Matt. Any thoughts on a couple friendly place closer to Miami then Scarlett’s?

Posted on 08/14/2014 at 9:36 PM

john commented on "Women Protest for the Right to Bare Breasts in Public (Video)"

we had a party at the beach where I live with my department at work and to my surprise
wow most of the women in no time flat were topless or just plain nude.  Really gives a different prospective when the gal you sit next to is there showing you her bare breast or totally nude.  After that an many of us got drunk sex was ramped The next day when I went to work one of the gals asked me why I didn’t have sex with her and several of the other gals.  Later my woman manager called me in and told me I need to become part of the group and next time I need to participate.  I work with 15 women and there are only 3 guys including me.  Since that time I have been invited to lunch and nights out and told to get with the program.  These are all college graduates and high level engineers or programers.  Well who says guys are the aggressive sex.  Yea the last party I did 3 of the gals and next day was told how nice I was and they were looking forward to be being at a weekend long retreat.

Posted on 08/14/2014 at 9:19 PM

Matt Meltzer commented on "The Official Guide to Miami Strip Clubs and Topless Bars (Adults Only)"

E11even,, yes. Just be forewarned it’s not so much a strip club but a club with strippers. Does that make sense? You can go and have a totally club-like evening, but ya know maybe tuck some bucks while you’re at it. But it’s just topless, FYI

Posted on 08/14/2014 at 8:50 PM

calicojack commented on "Comparing California to Florida? There IS No Comparison"

Yes, the warm ocean and the tropical winds are absolutely awesome.

Posted on 08/14/2014 at 11:21 AM

Aaron commented on "Comparing California to Florida? There IS No Comparison"

Yes we all know that. SoFlo has its stifling Cuban/hispanic env. and the approaching 3rd world ethos. It would be better with more Asians and other cultures to balance. Yes well most communities have to deal with the out of control hood rats. It is unfortunate.
I still think that warm waters and beaches in Miami are second only to Hawaii in USA. I don’t know about SoCal in that respect.

Posted on 08/14/2014 at 10:59 AM

calicojack commented on "Comparing California to Florida? There IS No Comparison"

A variety of social branches is present in both places. However, in my opinion only, every time i travel to Florida coming from San Diego, I do feel a degree of culture shock for a while. Kept hearing, “Dont be surprised, it is the dirty south”, highly noticeable on any giving weekend in south beach or on the infamous Memorial Day weekend debacle. I just feel that California as a whole has more diversity, variety and an overall better balance. In the end, this all is ultimately a matter of opinion suffice.

Posted on 08/14/2014 at 9:53 AM

Aaron commented on "Comparing California to Florida? There IS No Comparison"

Giovanni thanks. But how do you compare south Florida to southern California.  That is the issue. Northern half of both states is not the same as south.
Thanks

Posted on 08/14/2014 at 3:13 AM

Giovanni commented on "Comparing California to Florida? There IS No Comparison"

I lived in FL for 7 yrs, initially moved there from Massachusetts in 2004. Left in 2011 to go to California due to a family situation with my mom getting re married to her HS sweetheart who happened to live in Oregon. She refused living there so they compromised on Sacramento area and its one of the worst places I’ve ever lived hands down. FL is much better than North Central California toward Reno. People can say FL has rednecks but believe me, this place has just as many, maybe more! And they are worse because at least a FL cracker tells you what he thinks, out here you have to guess. That doesn’t make them real enough for me. Driving on the roads in CA are horrible also and this is in the parts further up from SF too! Its not just a SF or L.A thing. Its here too. So if you’re thinking of moving to NorCal, DON’T DO IT. Your life will not be better. Stay where you’re at. Less jobs, clanny provincial rednecks GALORE. I thought FL was bad UNTIL I saw this hellhole of an area. It might as well just be Oregon to the south. Progressive?? Last I checked FL was more progressive, had more gay bars. That isn’t my thing but people can’t be more wrong when they say FL has no culture or anything progressive. I doubt this area a LOT more trust me.

People in here I feel are being paid to say things in favor of CA because some are so untrue I had to laugh. One was, when they went to FL, found rude people everywhere, nobody has manners, you’ll get run off the road and so on. Lack of culture, more rednecks. Well all I have to say is take a look in your own backyard back in CA! Sure it may seem like theres diversity in CA with Asians, Mexicans, white, black but guess what its not. In fact I find it far more harder to interact in California everywhere I been than anywhere in FL.. This is fact. And I also find it more segregated also. Can anyone believe it?? FL could very well be more liberal than California!!??

The only place that rivals California to me in rudeness is my homestate of MA. Cost of living is the same also or even more in CA and people are just as fast paced on the left coast. FL is more laid back than both of them put together. If picking between MA and CA, I pick MA but I pick FL over both of these. In fact I tried moving to MA again also FROM CA. I just couldn’t get along with my dad so for the 3rd time I had to move to CA. I didn’t know how Auburn would be until I started living here for 3 months, but it really sucks here and its even worse in Grass Valley or Nevada City OMG and all the freaks too.. I want to be in the Sarasota area way more. Northern California is a suckhole that doesn’t do a damn thing for me. Also in Auburn where I live, trailor parks everywhere! I could swear its like a FL cracker area only worse in some regards. At least many areas with trailor parks in FL have tons to do if you go down the street and can give a whole new outlook (Like St Pete/Tampa) . In this town, theres just a few bars, a few stores, country stores and not much else and everything closes early too.

Also I hate those stupid bicyclists in their funny looking spandex suits. I see way more of those out here than I did in FL. More “green” folks and what not and they are obnoxious about it.

So to everyone here posting, you have seen an alternate post you have not seen yet in here from someone whos had an even different experience.

Posted on 08/13/2014 at 9:36 PM

Paul commented on "The Official Guide to Miami Strip Clubs and Topless Bars (Adults Only)"

Hi Matt, 

I have relied on this site for the past few years for a variety of different visits (guys weekend, business trip, weekend awsy with wife) and you have never steered me wrong. A few years ago me and the wife stayed in FLL and had a GREAT time at Scarlett’s following your recommendation. This past weekend we were in town but staying in South Beach and when we got an urge to maybe check out a club for fun, we just couldn’t muster up the strength to cab all the way to Hallendale. We will be back in a few months and were wondering if the is a good couples friendly club closer to South Beach than Scarlett’s?  Any feedback on E11even yet?

Posted on 08/12/2014 at 8:55 PM

Rob commented on "25 Things You Must Know Before Moving to Miami"

Agree with Christine. I moved to ATL from MIA, I noticed I don’t get cut off in traffic nearly as much, and no one takes their dogs into Target. Much more civilized place. To the haters, I spent 2 weeks in Mar Del Plata, it’s beautiful, and the people are wonderful, but Miami is crime, violence, corruption and nepotism.

Posted on 08/12/2014 at 8:20 PM

Francoise Dufreny commented on "Free English Classes"

A friend of mine just gets here in Miami and is looking to learn English! She only speaks Haitian Creole!Can you please help her?

Posted on 08/12/2014 at 2:41 PM

826 multiple victim. commented on "Avoiding Miami Traffic (Maps)"

Hilarious coral gables description, GPS nessesary unless you are a local or are a cab driver! Hialeah means death by autosuicide.

Posted on 08/11/2014 at 8:18 PM

Angeleyes commented on "Comparing California to Florida? There IS No Comparison"

Lived in Fl for over 20 years. Miami, Orlando, Daytona. Not bad outside the humidity, the hillbillies, PR and the flat boring landscape.
I have also lived in Europe, NYC, AZ, Boston, mexico and can tell you from my personal likes…that in the US there is nothing like Socal…coastal areas…period.
So there is a reason why the same house in FL is $250k and in Del mar 1.5 million…not because people are stupid to pay that kind of money for something basic…but because DEMAND…so if you like FL…great stay there. With over 15 million more people living in CA…and all the $$$$ that’s here…we don’t need rednecks.
To live in Cali and in desirable areas you have to have $$$...this is not FL…and levels above..period.

Posted on 08/11/2014 at 4:20 PM

Autumn commented on "Miami, FL: Where to Move and How to Find a Place"

Hi Matt, are you still responding to questions about moving to Miami? Would love to ask you a few…

Posted on 08/10/2014 at 12:58 AM