7 days ago | Media Watch
In the fight for a Jewish state 67 years ago, Charles Winters took part in a clandestine mission to equip Israeli freedom fighters. Winters helped supply the Israelis with military planes, including three B-17 bombers dubbed “the Hammers” that str...
1 month ago | Film and TV
When Rakontur, the eponymous documentarians of all things Miami, began shooting Dawg Fight, a film that follows the lives of Dhafir "Dada 5000" Harris and his eclectic band of backyard fighters in the low income suburb of Perrine, President Barack...
3 months ago | Politics
Watching freshman Miami Rep. Carlos Curbelo deliver the Republican Spanish-language rebuttal to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, one could only wonder: Where the heck was Sen. Marco Rubio to hand his homeboy a tall drink of wat...
5 months ago | Art Basel Miami Beach
Inside a storefront with blacked out windows on Collins Avenue and 6th Street, footwear designer to the hip-hop elite Jon Buscemi is chatting up a tall man with dreadlocks past his shoulders dressed in all black, including a black Canadian Mountie...
6 months ago | Crime
Detective Suberto Hernandez, a heavyset undercover cop with a scraggly beard and long greasy hair, pulled to a stop in an unmarked car just south of Calle Ocho on a quiet Little Havana corner across from a vacant grass lot. Wearing clothes that ma...
8 months ago | Longform
The rise of Stitches, the Miami rapper who attracted millions of page views and huge national attention for his hit "Brick in Yo Face," provides a blueprint for modern-day hip-hop myth-making. Almost overnight, Phillip Katsabanis went from being a...