Joe's Stone Crabs http://wlrn.org en Inside Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant http://wlrn.org/post/inside-joe-s-stone-crab-restaurant <p></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 23291 at http://wlrn.org Inside Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant Amid Supplier Labor Strike, Joe's Stone Crab Restaurant In Miami Beach Turns 100 http://wlrn.org/post/amid-supplier-labor-strike-joes-stone-crab-restaurant-miami-beach-turns-100 <p>From gangsters to glamor girls, presidents to princesses and actors to athletes, Joe&rsquo;s Stone Crab restaurant has run the gamut of diners over its 100 years in operation.</p><p>On October 15, the legendary South Beach restaurant opened the doors for dinner service &ndash; the first of the stone crab season.</p><p>In 1913, Joe&rsquo;s began as Joe&rsquo;s Seafood Restaurant, serving fish sandwiches and fries, after Joe and Jennie Weiss relocated from New York to Miami Beach because of Joe&rsquo;s asthma.</p><p>Joe was a waiter and Jennie was the cook.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 18:03:32 +0000 Kelley Mitchell 22158 at http://wlrn.org Amid Supplier Labor Strike, Joe's Stone Crab Restaurant In Miami Beach Turns 100 Why Stone Crabbers Are Praying For A Better Season http://wlrn.org/post/why-stone-crabbers-are-praying-better-season <p></p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left; ">All summer, stone crab crews have been mending their traps and preparing their boats -- waiting for the start of the stone crab season.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left; ">With the opening of the season starting Oct. 15, the economic future of the industry will hinge on how bountiful the catch is for Monroe, Lee and Collier counties.</span></p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:56:02 +0000 Patricia Sagastume 21525 at http://wlrn.org Why Stone Crabbers Are Praying For A Better Season Big Milt's Story Has Its Share Of Pathos, Just Like Miami http://wlrn.org/post/big-milts-story-has-its-share-pathos-just-miami <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I can imagine my dad's excitement leaving gritty Newark behind him and hitting the highway in his old Studebaker bound for paradise . . . Miami Beach. I can see the bathing suit postcards guiding his way and hear the ocean calling his name: M-I-L-T-O-N B-R-A-N-D, come on down!</span></p> Mon, 27 May 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Natalie Altman 14345 at http://wlrn.org Big Milt's Story Has Its Share Of Pathos, Just Like Miami Jewish Museum Of Florida Shares Stories Of Struggles http://wlrn.org/post/jewish-museum-florida-shares-stories-struggles <p></p><p align="center" style="margin-left:7.5pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 1887 Marcus </span>Weinkle’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> loving parents buried him alive. That act likely saved the 13-year-old’s life and certainly set in motion an odyssey that took him from his native Russia to, eventually, Central Florida.</span></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 12:02:00 +0000 Alexandra Pecharich 13636 at http://wlrn.org Jewish Museum Of Florida Shares Stories Of Struggles Where To Eat In Miami: Restaurants To Add To The New York Times List http://wlrn.org/post/where-eat-miami-restaurants-add-new-york-times-list <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In her <a href="http://travel.nytimes.com/2013/03/24/travel/miami-my-way.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=1&amp;" target="_blank">March 22 article in the <em>New York Times</em></a>, </span>Liesl<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Schillinger<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;wrote that she wanted to&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">capture the Miami restaurants and tourist haunts that are &nbsp;"</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">uncool</span><span s Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:22:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 11798 at http://wlrn.org Where To Eat In Miami: Restaurants To Add To The New York Times List