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“Miami is always super, duper lit”—Post Malone

East of Eden West of Cannes title

In Outtakes
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Miami is too bright and colorful to miss—Anshula Varma

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Sunny days
Catching winter rays
I please fans

Like practically everyone who grew up in Miami, I knew little about its history. We were more worried about mangoes falling on our cars—Pamela Druckerman

Nice Miami Vice white and blue shack and umbrellas on beach, people on beach with colourful umbrellas

Go wading
Tame alligators
Weave rattan

Second only to the sea, the Miami sky has been the greatest comfort in my life past 50. On a good day, when the wind blows from the south, the light here is diffuse and forgiving—Iggy Pop

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Keep the peace
Kick sharks off the beach
Pick up cans

The main part of living in Miami is that you have to learn how to dance salsa—Sabrina Claudio

Nice Miami Beach turquoise umbrellas and sea palm trees

My lifestyle
Loafing without socks
Apes Tarzan’s

You have to look good in Miami because beautiful people are everywhere you look! You don’t want to turn into a slob—Sammi Giancola

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I’m a deep thinker
Like Rodin

Miami can be super-kitschy at times, and it’s fun to embrace that—Camila Mendes

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On patrol
I’m the role model
For Ray-ban

Miami is a melting pot in which none of the stones melt. They rattle around—Tom Wolfe

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When I sing
Police sirens scream
Sting’s Roxanne

I’m a Latina from Miami. I pity you if you think you’re going to out-shout me—Ana Navarro

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My big dream
Hanging with the stars
Surf and sand

In Miami, there’s a buzz there, everyone out there’s partying – it’s crazy—Dizzee Rascal

Nice Miami Vice yellow hotel roman statues by pool

I’m the gift
Ancient deities
Left humans

Almost everything strange washes up near Miami—Rick Riordan

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For nice vice
Turn east at Eden
West at Cannes

It seems that half the point of being in Miami Beach – particularly the northern end of South Beach – is to be observed by people-watchers like me, and the display along Ocean Drive during my visit was, as always, sublime—Susan Orlean

East of Eden West of Cannes

Dedicated to the snowbirds sharing this bright winter day at frigid latitudes, wishing we were flocking flamingos.

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I’ve got a condo in Miami, but I don’t live in it—Young Thug


4 Comments Post a comment
  1. I ever see Young Thug I’m going to pester him about that condo. “Let me stay at that condo, Young Thug, come on, man, you ain’t using it!”

    January 18, 2022
    • If I see him first, George, I’ll put in a good word for you. 🙂

      January 18, 2022
  2. You have captured Miami Beach so well. I’ve only been once but loved the colors and the art deco and warm weather in February!

    January 22, 2022
    • Thanks for the good wave, LuAnne. Like yourself, I’ve been only once in person to Miami Beach, just enough to catch the good waves. 🙂

      January 23, 2022

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