Chuck Strouse is editor in chief of Miami New Times. He has shared two Pulitzer Prizes and won dozens of other awards. He is an honors graduate of Brown University and has worked at newspapers including the Miami Herald and Los Angeles Times.
23 days ago | Miami Music
The 2018 Grammys are over. Kendrick Lamar got screwed. Bruno Mars won maybe a little bigger than he should have. And Miami pretty much got skunked. But as the Washington Post pointed out this past weekend, the Grammys have always been bad at choos...
27 days ago | Concerts
Last night amazing dancers, half nude, turned the stage of the Knight Concert Hall of the Adrienne Arsht Center into a fusillade of athleticism, color, and beauty. There was old-timey, contemporary, and timeless gyration that brought the audience ...
30 days ago | Obituaries
The guy behind South Florida's best market — and that is saying something — left this world recently. Ben Laurenzo, the genius of Laurenzo's Italian Market in North Miami Beach, died of a liver ailment January 15. A half century ago, the man who e...
1 month ago | Crime
Various media sources are reporting this morning that Kodak Black, one of the most talented rappers in South Florida but a magnet for trouble, has been arrested for grand theft of a firearm, possession of marijuana, child neglect, two counts of po...
1 month ago | Business
Amazon has narrowed its list of cities for a second headquarters to 20, and amazingly, Miami is there along with New York, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Austin, and Atlanta.
1 month ago | Columns
More than a 120 people gathered last night at the Greater Holy Cross Missionary Baptist Church on NW 93rd Terrace to solve the problem of gun violence in Miami's black neighborhoods. Neither Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez nor the county's police ...