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The LeBron James effect

Jan 23, 2013
Miami Herald business reporter Doug Hanks on what the Miami Heat and star LeBron James means to the city.

Miami home buyers compete with wealthy investors

Jan 23, 2013
As the housing market revives, investors paying cash crowd out middle-class home shoppers

Mayor Tomás Regalado, Miami, and the American Dream

Jan 22, 2013
He came here as a boy from Cuba, worked hard, became a local reporter, and, today, he's the mayor of one of the largest cities in the country. Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado talks about his city and his American Dream.

The New American Dream: An immigrant’s story

Jan 21, 2013
Nathalie Nahas Cortes talks to host Jeremy Hobson about why she came to America from Venezuela and what her version of the American dream looks like.

Miami grows as Latino TV hub

Jan 14, 2013
The Miami metro area is the country's eighth largest, and it's known for a lot of things -- sunshine and beaches, cruise ships, Lebron James. Now the city is solidifying its place as the hub of Latino television.

Condo buyers square off against foreign investors

Jun 25, 2012
The condo market is on the rise in hot cities like Miami. But that means competition from international buyers who bring cash.

After NBA finals, will Heat do a cooldown?

Jun 22, 2012
The Miami Heat, in five games, won the NBA championship last night by... a lot. From a strictly business point of view -- what now?

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Miami hardware store swears off the penny

May 28, 2012
Miami Herald reporter Douglas Hanks on why a hardware store has decided to get rid of the penny and what it's done for business.
Miami Herald reporter Douglas Hanks on why a hardware store has decided to get rid of the penny.
Courtesy of Shell Lumber

Mid-day Extra: Is vanity good for a city's economy?

Dec 20, 2011
A recent poll has found Miami to be the vainest city in the U.S., but could that be a good thing?

Oops...Miami Herald Macy's ad congratulates Heat on being 'NBA champions'

Jun 14, 2011
And now, from the Marketplace "Dewey Defeats Truman" Mistaken Headline Desk, we bring you "Congratulations Miami!" The Miami Herald ran a nearly...