People in a mostly maskless crowd walk down Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, Florida’s famed South Beach, Monday, March 22, 2021. A party-ending curfew is in effect in Miami Beach, imposed after fights, gunfire, property destruction and dangerous stampedes broke out among huge crowds of people. The curfew could extend […]

In a year like no other, the South Florida economy experienced unprecedented upheaval. In Miami-Dade, more than 451,000 workers — about two out of every seven members of the county’s pre-pandemic workforce — applied for unemployment; in Broward, more than 311,000. Many of them worked in the tourism and hospitality […]