The 2014 edition of Best of Miami is live and it's filled with over 300 of our favorite restaurants, bars, shops...and people. Although we love everything about Miami (especially its restaurants), you know what we really love? The booze. From the perfect bloody mary to the best new bar, our Best ... More >>
As a recent transplant from California, I have had to adjust a lot to this city. East now means towards the ocean. We have outrageous crimes that make me wish Dexter was real. Lizards hang out everywhere including my bathroom. And my kitchen is seriously lacking treats from my favorite well-priced g ... More >>
"Dear Florida, your sweet oranges are second only to your sweet spring break parties," started the intervention for Florida held last night on FX's Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. "But you are out of control and we no longer feel safe around you. I mean, you have a lot of machete attacks." Yes, ... More >>
George Zimmerman has been found not guilty in the shooting death of Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin. After sixteen hours of deliberation, including 12 today, the six-person, all-female, all-white jury delivered the unanimous decision at 10 p.m. tonight. Apparently the jury could not remove all ... More >>
When you woke up, you probably thought today was just like any other day -- until you realized that it was 7/11 and said, "oh thank heaven". Because, friend, today is the one day out of 365 when you can get an exquisite brain freeze for the low, low, price of....nothing! Today is National Slurpee ... More >>
Fans of Wynwood's hipster haunt Wood Tavern, get stoked! Soon you'll be able to pair that IPA with a piece of pizza and a candy bar, should you be so inclined. Owner Cesar Morales has officially entered into a lease for the muraled, two-story building behind Wood, and he plans to start serving up p ... More >>
It's enticing to bring friends, in town for vacation, to Brickell and show them Miami's progress as an action-packed metropolis. They can walk to one of three Publix stores or buy cigarettes, Red Bull or whatever stimulant tickles their fancy at the shiny new 7-Eleven. Yet when time comes to grab a ... More >>
Do you support the Occupy Miami movement but hate living in a half-abandoned Overtown apartment complex? Are you and/or your friends "dying to get arrested" in the name of socioeconomic equality but are short on bail money? Or do you just hate douchey frat boys who support Mitt Romney? If you a ... More >>
It appears the greatest threat to Occupy Miami's tent city outside Stephen P. Clark Government Center, at this point, is the rain. After only one night, it seems the dedicated activists are forming a little community complete with a medical tent, security teams, and clean up crews.Between 30 and ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. .
Police have a history of pulling off some wacky stunts and spending a lot of time targeting prostitutes, but a Manatee County police officer's methods to arrest a hooker seem kind of cruel. He threw money at her, made her suck a rubber stunt penis, and then slammed on the car's brakes, causing he ... More >>
Photo by Ily GoyanesLa Suiza: Westchester's hidden gem.In the innocence of youth, we could be duped into believing that a pastelito is a pastelito, is a pastelito. But once our taste buds evolved past Little Debbie Snacks and 7-Eleven nachos, we could no longer be satisfied with mediocre gastronomic ... More >>
The biggest identity theft case ever. Right here in Miami.
Heretics, nonbelievers, and doubters worship the Amazing Randi. So what will free thinkers do when he's gone?
The religious right's ex-gay movement is scouting local recruits
They look, smell and smoke like Cubans. So why not sell 'em that way?
My wife and I were heading for divorce from all this chaos"
It costs a pittance and takes you to Margaritaville
An alien moth munches an invasive fern into extinction
Both are in South Florida and both attracted terrorists, but they could not be more different
Democrats hate him. Journalists scorn him. Most Americans ignore him. Which is fine with Matt Drudge. He's taking it to the bank.
Times are tough for grocer Lawrence Moore and his Overtown neighbors. Will the county help out? No way.
There are plenty of wonderful places to spend the holiday season in South Florida. As the author explains, the Stockade isn't one of them.
Stanley Cohen's wife went to prison for arranging to have him killed. Years later a Miami journalist reveals a secret. Now the entire case may be unraveling.
Not so long ago the infamous Latin Kings ruled Miami's gangland streets. Now their missionaries are bringing a new message.
Ezequiel Torres's handcrafted bata drums reflect both an art and a calling
Forget Hiaasen, Balmaseda, and Steinback -- the Herald's weird, wacky "Police Report" is the prose by the pros
Smuggling coke by the ton and making money by the bushel. Getting tortured in Panama and eating smoked pork loin in Houston. The courtroom show is riveting, but like Al says, where's the justice?
Shave your head, ditch your classes, chug your beer, duck your parents, thrash your music, and don't let anyone mess with your teenage life
As faith in the revolution sinks to new lows, kids in Cuba are getting high
Three decades after Anthony Dominick Benedetto left his heart in San Francisco, a new generation gets hipped
Clint O'Neil, legendary radio DJ and guardian of Jamaica's musical heritage, stirs it up at 'LRN
Good Rockin' Johnny and the Wiseguys say Lynne me your ears
Major albums that don't belong in anyone's Christmas stocking.
The Space Shuttle Is Still a Death Machine, Warns Engineer Ali AbuTaha