For 10 years, Norlando Saavedra left his house in Kendall at 4 a.m. to arrive at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach by 5 a.m. The 58-year-old worked for eight hours making omelets, bacon, waffles and pancakes for hotel guests. Then, he got back into his car and drove to the Hilton Double Tree Hotel in Doral, where he worked from 2 until 10 p.m. making tacos, hamburgers, pizzas and churrascos. Most days, he arrived home at 11 p.m.
Two jobs. Sixteen hour days. Six days a week.
It took both jobs for Saavedra to earn close to the
A South Carolina man faces several charges after authorities say he threatened to “spray the place up” when a woman rejected his advances outside a Myrtle Beach hotel.
The incident unfolded the week of June 11 outside the Patricia Grand Hotel. A woman told police she was walking with a co-worker when a man, who lives at the hotel, tried to talk to her, according to an incident report obtained by McClatchy News.
When she brushed him off, the woman said he threatened to kill her. The man then went to his car and pulled out body armor, a loaded
South Beach bars with early-morning liquor licenses can once again serve alcohol until 5 a.m. after the city announced late Tuesday it would no longer enforce a 2 a.m. prohibition on the sale and consumption of alcohol in its South Beach entertainment district.
The announcement came a day after Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Beatrice Butchko granted the Clevelander hotel a temporary injunction blocking the city of Miami Beach from limiting the hours of alcohol service at the Ocean Drive business for the duration of the lawsuit.
The Clevelander sued the city last month over the new law, which was enacted