Podcast #6: Miami Beach Inferno, Ben Vereen, and emzee83

By | February 17th, 2011 | 2 Comments

Fire at 18th Street and James Avenue in Miami Beach on Wednesday night -- photo by Arkasha Stevenson of The Miami Herald

This week, we kick off the podcast with a discussion of the four Miami Beach buildings that have gone up in flames in the last week in what might turn out to be a case of serial arson. We also commemorate a little-known figure in Miami’s black entertainment history (“You too. Lou.”) and respond to a listener’s question about what it will take for Miami’s music scene to spread beyond the city’s borders.

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2 Comments on “Podcast #6: Miami Beach Inferno, Ben Vereen, and emzee83”

  1. 1 emzee said at 12:40 pm on February 17th, 2011:

    I had no idea about these arson acts going on in south beach, scary stuff. Thanks for responding, hopefully more people will discuss the topic.

  2. 2 Jordan Melnick said at 12:46 pm on February 17th, 2011:

    They just charged a guy named Joel Paul Williams with arson this morning (Herald article).


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