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April 05, 2013 | by —LIANA LOZADA | Homepage

South Florida's bid to host Super Bowl 50 in 2016 carries $21 million price tag 

It will cost South Florida $21 million to host Super Bowl 50 in 2016, according to organizers pitching the preliminary bid. That’s $9 million more than was spent to host Super Bowl 44 in South Florida back in 2010. [The Miami Herald]

WLRN penned an open letter to The New York Times regarding a recent Miami travel piece. The letter calls out the paper for gaffes in describing the terrain, incorrectly stating that there was once a Kmart on Lincoln Road, and other chuckle-worthy missteps. [WLRN]

Wynwood’s Miami Rum Club has won the gold medal for best white rum at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The liquor brand is only 6-months-old but has already made it into more than 150 local venues. [Short Order]

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli gave an impromptu performance of “Panis Angelicus” at a Miami Beach Easter mass last Sunday. And of course, there are cell phone camera videos to prove it. [Huffington Post Miami]

As buzz builds for Michael Bay’s Pain & Gain, based on the true story of the Sun Gym Gang, the Miami New Times synopsizes the real life criminals being portrayed by the likes of Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. [Miami New Times]

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