Author: Sean McCaughan

Welcome to the Big Bubble MIAMI. The Big Bubble is edited by Sean McCaughan. Sean was the Founding Editor of Curbed Miami at miami.curbed.com, a position he held for three and a half years, and has written extensively about the real estate, development, architecture, design, art, and culture of South Florida and beyond. You can find more of his writing at seanmccaughan.com. For Big Bubble-related inquiries, you can reach him at sean@thebigbubblemiami.com. For other writing and copywriting inquiries, please email spmccaughan@gmail.com. Thank you.

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The Palace, Legendary Gay Bar On Ocean Drive, is Being Forced to Move After 30 Years

The Palace, a South Beach gay bar of legend, notoriety, debauchery, and giddy fun is closing its doors at its current Ocean Drive locale because its new landlord is renovating Palace's home of 20 years and wants the bar out. With an uncertain future ahead, the owners of Palace are currently looking for a new home.

Eleven on Lenox; Home Raising For Sea Level Rise; Cash-Out Refis Are Back; Howard Stern’s Servants Quarters; The Ponies

Today's news update reminds us that Miami's inequalities are staggering:

Miami Was Lit Up in Rainbows for Gay Pride Last Weekend

Last weekend, in honor of the victims of the Pulse Nightclub massacre in Orlando, dozens of buildings around Miami and Miami Beach were lit up for the gay pride weekend. The Freedom Tower, Betsy Hotel, Miami Tower, and 1111 Lincoln Road, all showed their rainbow colors with great pride.