2012 has been a wild ride. It was good, it was bad - it was horrific. And like every year, we were utterly enthralled by various celebrities (human and animal) and often absurd antics. How much work productivity this year was lost on Googling Grumpy Cat memes and watching Gangnam Style parodies?
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Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke looks back on the year the Apocalypse didn't happen.The world won't end in 2012. Why? Because LeBron James still has more NBA cha ... More >>
Jugofresh debuted in South Beach this past March, but the juice bar has already garnered many accolades. Apart from developing a loyal fanbase, the joint has also been named one of America's top juice bars by Food & Wine magazine.
Not bad for a place that's been open for less than a year.
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Hell yeah, America!
We're going into the final weekend of the 2012 London Olympics neck-and-neck with China in the overall medal count, proving one Olympic sport at a time that the U-S-of-A rocks the shit out of athleticism.
Seriously, did y'all catch the women's gold-medal soccer match? We're s ... More >>
Marco Rubio has been studying the American tax code, and at last he's discovered the scourge that's been dragging down the U.S. economy. No, it's not Obama's higher taxes on the top-one percent, and it's not Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy.It's Uncle Sam's tax on Olympic medalists, who, yeah, appa ... More >>
During the Olympic Games, the men and women of our great nation kick ass and make us all teary eyed and proud of them. We're amazed that we share the same homeland as these athletes who sacrifice booze-filled nights and fast food binging in order to bring home a bunch of medals (and a lot of pride). ... More >>
Two years ago, the Miami market lead the nation in viewership of the World Cup, so you'd figure we'd be really into all international sporting competitions. Apparently not so much. NBC has released its ratings by markets, and the Miami market didn't even crack the top 20. Which is odd, considering t ... More >>
See also "Six South Florida Athletes To Keep Tabs On During the Games," "Introducing Your Florida Athletes," "London 2012 Olympics: South Florida Athletes (Photos)"The bad news for Team USA so far seems to be Michael Phelps' embarrassing start at the London 2012 Olympics. But the good news is Florid ... More >>
See also "Six South Florida Athletes To Keep Tabs On During the Games" and "London 2012 Olympics: South Florida Athletes (Photos)"Something called "the Olympic Spirit" is in the air, and suddenly, we're suppose to care about equestrian sports and whether or not China is sending 10-year-olds to destr ... More >>
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Dun. We are 24 hours away from the opening ceremony for the Games of
the XXX Olympiad. While Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade aren't joining
LeBron James on the basketball court, we've still got some serious
Team USA contenders representing the 305, 954, and the 561 ... More >>
See also "Cuban American Gymnast Begins Quest for Olympic Glory" and "Miami's Olympic Gymnastic Gets Second At VISA Championship."On Saturday, Miami native Danell Leyva
took first place at the Olympic gymnastic trials in San Jose, California. That makes
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In a perfect world, the Team USA Olympics basketball squad would have just been some super version of the Miami Heat. In reality, this year LeBron James will be the only Heat member to travel to London. A day after Dwyane Wade announced he'd forgo the games to get surgery, Chris Bosh's agent tells t ... More >>
In bad news for the USA Basketball team (but sort of good news for next season's Miami Heat), Dwyane Wade has announced that he'll be undergoing knee surgery this summer and will not be traveling with the team to the London Olympics.
Shaggy gets around.
You might see him eating teriyaki chicken on South Beach. Or hitting the stage in Eastern Europe. Or headlining a show at the Olympic Games. But this weekend, he'll be in Downtown Miami at Bicentennial Park for the Best Of The Best fest, partying, picking up chicks, and avoiding ... More >>
Making it to the Olympics is a lofty dream for most athletes, but for Miami triathlete Manny Huerta, it's now a reality. Last Saturday, Huerta competed against 70 other athletes, including six Americans, from across the globe in the ITU World Triathlon held in San Diego, finishing in ninth to land o ... More >>
In the architecture world, apparently you aren't anyone until you've designed a parking garage in Miami Beach. Frank Gehry, Herzog & de Meuron, and Arquitectonica have all designed structures to house visitors' vehicles. Now the city has announced it has commissioned another star architect, Z ... More >>
via Crave OnlineThe Winter Olympics may be getting dismal local ratings, but if the pleas of poll dancers across the world to have their "sport" recognized by the Olympics are heeded, we've got a feeling ratings would shoot through the roof.
"After a great deal of feedback from the pole dan ... More >>