Category Archives: History

Wolfie Cohen – Death of the Deli

“As I see it, there are two kinds of people in this world; People who love delis, and people you shouldn’t associate with.”   – Damon Runyon You cannot talk about Miami Beach without mentioning, perhaps the most famous Miami Jew … Continue reading

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Wandering is a part of the American Spirit

As you go about your day on Miami South Beach, you could be forgiven for thinking that everyone comes to Miami, but nobody is actually from Miami. Of course, that is how the City and the Beaches began.  South Florida, … Continue reading

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End of the voyage

Standing at South Point Park, the southernmost point of Miami South Beach, at the mouth of the Miami River, Polish Jewish immigrate Marvin Joseph is taking his daily walk.  He was one of the lucky ones who escaped Europe for … Continue reading

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Miami Beach: where neon goes to die

“It’s full up, no rooms. Nothing” the old Jewish woman sitting out on the porch said as I pushed at the stiff front door of the decaying Art deco hotel on Ocean Drive.  Stepping out of the Sun’s glaring heat … Continue reading

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The Future without a License.

It has been a long journey from the Stone Age till now;  through the  Iron age to Bronze and Steel and Steam and Electricity and we have most certainly arrived at the Information Age. It’s who we are now.  It’s … Continue reading

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In other’s foot steps.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lou Tsu. Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

. It may be me. Perhaps I am getting older and the policemen younger, but wars seem to be lasting a lot longer these days. A century ago this month, the armies of many nations across Europe marched off to … Continue reading

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From O’Connell Street to Instagram

No one is really sure on the numbers, but it was recently estimated that of all the pictures ever taken around the world over the last 200 years, fifty percent of them were shot last year. This is not so … Continue reading

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Hirst, Banksy and the Martian Invasion.

It must have happened in the middle of the night. One day it was there and next day it was not. A Banksy wall mural had been removed from the side of a commercial building in Wood Green in London … Continue reading

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Harvey is back on the Moon!

So we are back on the moon again. I say we as in the Human Race, but in fact it’s the Chinese who have landed the first craft to touch down on the lunar surface for 40 years. This mission, … Continue reading

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