Hmmm, there's a lot of inline Wikipedia links in the Understand section. It would be nice if there was a sentence or two in the article if there's stuff people need to know, otherwise maybe add these as real Wikipedia links? Majnoona 20:03, 24 Jul 2004 (EDT)
• 37 Homicides • 847 Violent Robberies • 2,079 Burglaries • 1,165 Auto Thefts • 30 Sexual Batteries • 7,083 Larcenies • 1,417 Aggravated Assaults (Statistics Reported In the FDLE 2010 Semi-Annual Report)
That is a total of 12,658 crimes this year alone. While visiting our city, we ask that you keep these simple safety tips in mind: •Please be careful with your luggage at all times - when you check-in and check-out at the airport and at your hotel.
•Always keep your hotel door locked, and don’t leave any valuables in an easy-to-find place in your room.
•When driving or sightseeing, have your route planned prior to departing your hotel. Be very careful about opening a map in an obvious way – declaring your status as a lost tourist which may increase your chances of becoming a victim of a crime.
•Avoid arguments with other drivers - Miami drivers officially have the worst road rage in the country.
•Keep your car windows rolled up and doors secured at all times.
•Don’t wear flashy or expensive jewelry.
•If approached by someone, run away quickly. If followed, go to a well-populated place.
•If you find yourself in trouble, call 911.
In these tough economic times, criminals are more motivated to take advantage of those who visit our community. Our Miami Police Officers are here to protect you. DON'T BECOME A STATISTIC, BE ALERT!
Sponsored by The Miami Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #20
Posted by: MIAMI FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
Is Miami a huge city
Does Miami need to follow the Huge city article template? For example Miami Beach says it is now a city but was a suburb. There appear to be other localities or districts in the area too. -- Huttite 19:07, 7 Jan 2005 (EST)
This has got to be the most poorly written wikitravel entry. Did someone from Miami write this?
Don't know if it helps your problem much, but I edited the introduction to make a distinction between Miami and the Miami Metropolitan Area(Gold Coast or South FLorida). Could someone expand the article "Florida Gold Coast"????? AHeneen 18:07, 2 September 2008 (EDT)
American Airlines jet photo
(If anyone just so happens to stumble on this page), Do we really need it? THE evil fluffyface 10:31, 1 August 2007 (EDT)
Who wrote this??? It's batshit insane. Miami is one of the most dangerous places in America. The article is total bullshit, and needs to be changed. We don't want tourists coming here and getting killed because they were dumb enough to believe that "public transit is generally safe in Miami" or that "Downtown and Miami Beach are safe." Zip code 33130, for example, has a personal (murder, rape, assault, robbery) crime rate of 667. To give you a comparison, Compton California's worst section scores only 467. New York's Marcy Projects, in the Bedford Sty, score a 170. Even Detroit's worst is 561. The only places in the U.S. as dangerous as Miami, are Camden and East St. Louis.
So, rethink that. And about public transit, the metrorail is not very safe, or clean for that matter. I've seen enough crap on there (litteraly and figuratively) to know that!184.108.40.206 20:13, 23 August 2007 (EDT)
Oh, and you might want to slow down and check the spelling of your words in your rage. THE evil fluffyface 09:47, 25 August 2007 (EDT)
This is a test for starting a discussion.
The writing in the talk section seems to be a bit condescending to the locals that don't speak English. What is the vibe towards non English speakers in Miami? Is this true, or can it be rewritten in a better tone?
Thanks. --MarinaK 14:33, 13 June 2008 (EDT)MarinaK.
Images aren't working
Hi. Several of the images in the Miami article aren't appearing. I've tried to fix them- i.e put _ where there are spaces, but it doesn't work. Can someone please fix them? --MarinaK 14:43, 1 October 2008 (EDT)MarinaK.
Hi. I deleted the following review as the restaurant has now closed- *Wolfie Cohen’s Rascal House, 190 Collins Ave, +1 305 947-4581  – Sun-Thu 6:30AM-1AM, Fri-Sat 6:30AM-2AM. Rascal House is now a thing of the past. Closed March 2008. Jewish deli food. A Miami institution since 1954, Wolfie’s used to serve the Rat Pack after performances. It’s still beloved today because of its retroactive vibe. $8-$30 per person, per meal. Thanks. --MarinaK 14:49, 6 October 2008 (EDT)MarinaK.
Districts and classification
I want to see if I can get some consensus on how to classify Miami Beach: should we consider it a part of Miami, since most travelers won't care about the legal distinction, or not? I submit to you the South Beach article, which is currently classified as Miami/South Beach. Yet Miami Beach and North Miami Beach are its own separate articles. So, I would propose that Miami Beach be classified as Miami/Miami Beach, or we change South Beach to Miami Beach/South.
In addition, Downtown Miami is also its own article, when it should probably be renamed to Miami/Downtown. (EDIT: OK I just did it, seeing as how someone else on the Downtown talk page asked the same question.) psychofish 09:59, 18 June 2010 (EDT)