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    August 21, 2014
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    August 14, 2014

    Rob Manfred, MLB's New Commissioner, Led Biogenesis Investigation in South Florida

    On February 4, 2013, an effusive man with short-cropped hair and a prominent gap between his front teeth strolled into Miami New Times' newsroom. He shook hands with staffers, admired our wall of fading award plaques and old cover illustrations, and then got down to business. Just a week earlier, Ne ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014
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    May 1, 2014

    Biogenesis Scandal: MLB Fires Investigators Who Led South Florida Steroid Probe

    There's no doubt that Major League Baseball's Department of Investigations accomplished exactly what Commissioner Bud Selig sent them to South Florida to do. After Miami New Times revealed that a local clinic called Biogenesis was selling performance enhancing drugs to a host of baseball stars, the ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014

    Biogenesis Scandal: MLB Drops Its Lawsuit Against Tony Bosch

    From the start, it was obvious why Major League Baseball filed suit against Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch and his partners. Months after New Times revealed how Bosch was selling drugs to ballplayers, MLB was still trying to get his records and the testimony they needed to suspend Alex Rodriguez, Rya ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    New Times' Biogenesis Series Finalist for Harvard's Goldsmith Award

    Miami New Times managing editor Tim Elfrink's series on the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic, which resulted in the suspension of 13 Major League Baseball players including Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, has been named one of six finalists for the Goldsmith Award in Political Journalism from the Shoren ... More >>

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    January 1, 2014

    Miami New Times Ten Most Read Feature Stories of 2013

    Miami New Times has never had a year quite like 2013. In January, we dropped a bomb on Major League Baseball when our Biogenesis investigation revealed a massive doping scandal in Coral Gables. In April, Michael Bay released "Pain & Gain," a major production with the Rock and Mark Wahlberg based on ... More >>

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    December 25, 2013

    Miami's Dirty Dozen 2013: The Characters Who Shamed the Magic City This Year

    Every year, Miami New Times names the 12 most awful people in our community -- one per month -- and then asks acclaimed artist Derf to caricature them so you can feel better about your jerk neighbors. Click through to meet the scoundrels who shamed the Magic City this year. Consider it our Christm ... More >>

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    August 16, 2013

    60 Minutes: Alex Rodriguez Leaked Other Biogenesis Players To The Media

    60 Minutes is reporting this morning that Alex Rodriguez may have done quiet possibly the most Alex Rodriguez thing ever to cover his own ass. The report indicates that in the weeks after Miami New Times broke the Biogenesis story, Alex Rodriguez's inner circle obtained and leaked documents that im ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013
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    August 8, 2013
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    July 17, 2013

    As Spirit Airlines Looks for a New Marketing Director, Let's Revisit Their Five Worst Ads

    Spirit Airlines, the Miramar-based, discount airline with comically tiny seats and a habit of charging extra for every normal airline service is looking for a new marketing director. It'll be a hard pair of shoes to fill. As well as Spirit is known for its frequent delays, its gotten just as much pr ... More >>

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    June 20, 2013
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    April 19, 2013

    Emack & Bolio's on 4/20: Real Ice Cream, Stoner Chocolates, Specials

    Boston ice cream shop Emack & Bolio's quietly opened up a Miami outpost in South Beach inside the Sunset Harbour Shops last week. The Purdy Avenue storefront is colorful and vibrant; spaceships hanging from the ceiling; a talking moose mascot; ridiculous menu items like the midnight munchies sunda ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    Even Adriana Lima Shops the Baking Girl in MiMo

    We're not ones to scour the city looking for the world's greatest cupcakes. We don't even like them. But on a whim, we recently took a different route home from the office and found ourselves at NE 69th Street and Biscayne Boulevard. Most locals know the intersection for the restaurant Uva 69. H ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013
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    March 12, 2013

    "Jumper" in the Water Off 79th Street Causeway, Condition Unknown UPDATED

    Someone appears to have fallen from the 79th Street Causeway, although it's not yet clear whether it was a suicide attempt or an accident."We do have a person in the water, but we are not sure of their condition," said Miami Police spokesman Freddie Cruz. A spokesman for North Bay Village Police sai ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    SoBeWFF: Guy Fieri Mingles While Ziggy Marley Rocks the Closing Party

    If last night was any indication, SoBeWFF proud papa Lee Schrager might have to rename the festival the South Beach Wine, Food & Reggae Festival, because Ziggy Marley rocked the tents with a full-length concert that appealed to everyone of every age and degree of sobriety during Guy Fieri's ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013
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    February 6, 2013

    Ryan Braun, Francisco Cervelli Confirm They Were Tony Bosch's Clients

    On Tuesday, a week and a day after Miami New Times published online a report describing hundreds of pages of records from the office of a Coral Gables clinic, Biogenesis, the first professional baseball players have acknowledged involvement with owner Anthony Bosch. In statements issued Tuesday to ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    The Tony Bosch Files: Nelson Cruz, Yasmani Grandal, Wayne Odesnik, Yuriorkis Gamboa, Yasmani Grandal, Jimmy Goins and Yuri Sucart's Records

    On Monday, New Times released an investigation into Biogenesis, a local anti-aging firm run by Tony Bosch. Records obtained by New Times suggest Bosch was selling performance enhancing drugs to a number of professional athletes; throughout the week, we've been posting those records as they pertain t ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013

    Alex Rodriguez, Gio Gonzalez, Wayne Odesnik, Anthony Bosch Deny Miami New Times Biogenesis Report UPDATED

    Three of the nine athletes named in New Times investigation into Biogenesis, the Coral Gables anti-aging clinic run by Anthony Bosch, have responded to the story. Alex Rodriguez, Gio Gonzalez and Wayne Odesnik have all issued denials. Jimmy Goins, the University of Miami strength and conditioning co ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend

    When Rebecca Black made that horrific music video "Friday," the only thing the poor girl wanted to convey was that it was just freakin' Friday. There is no soul out there that doesn't rejoice after hearing the news that it's the last day of the work week, when a full 48 hours of relaxation are on de ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012

    New Times Changes Up Food Team

    For more than a decade, New Times has offered South Florida's most extensive food coverage. From our food blogs -- Short Order and Clean Plate Charlie -- to the Voice Places directory of restaurants to our weekly reviews, the coverage equals or betters any in the American Southea ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    Five Ways to Keep the Resolution Diet You Start Every Year

    Photo by Alex RodriguezIt's no stretch to guess that 85 to 90 percent of people tomorrow night will make a resolution to diet. But it's also no stretch to guess that around that same percentage of resolution diets will quickly be ditched.We've developed five ways to extend those two months ... More >>

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    December 10, 2011

    Today: Slow Food Miami Celebrates Terra Madre Day. You Can Too.

    If you're hankering for some last minute plans this weekend, do something that benefits you and the rest of the world. Slow Food, a global organization promoting good, clean and fair food, is hosting two events for December 10, Terra Madre Day.Translated to Mother Earth, it's a day to celebrate and ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011

    The Federal Food Drink & Provisions to Open January 2012

    Photo by Alex Rodriguez"X" marks the spot... or at least the For Lease sign does​Cat's out of the bag, folks. Phuc Yea! partners Aniece Meinhold, Cesar Zapata, and newcomer Manuel Ortiz have accidentally (or not so accidentally) leaked the news of their new food baby.The new place, called the Fede ... More >>

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    December 5, 2011

    Quick Tudor House Rose Brunch Recap

    We wanted to give you a quick recap of opening weekend at Tudor House's Rose Brunch. Live jazz, good food, and a great vibe - can't beat it.  Photo by Alex Rodriguez Geoffrey Zakarian roamed the restaurant grounds all weekend mingling with guests while they enjoyed Executive Chef Jamie DeRosa's ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011

    Sneak Peak at Pearl Restaurant & Champagne Lounge, Opening December 10

    Photo by Alex RodriguezPearl circa 2011.​The iconic South Beach hot spot, Pearl Restaurant & Champagne Lounge, is making its official comeback December 10 -- six years after closing to the public.From 1999 to 2005, Pearl (second floor of Nikki Beach) was a favorite among A-List celebrities bac ... More >>

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    November 29, 2011

    Phuc Yea!: Pop-up Restaurant Has Ten Days Left

    Alex RodriguezViet-nom before they're gone​Last call! Miami's first pop-up restaurant, Phuc Yea!, has officially started the '10 Day Countdown til [they] Peace Out' of the local food scene.While we're all sad to see the quaintest and dankest place go, here are the perks to enjoy before they bid ad ... More >>

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    November 18, 2011

    Muscle Maker Grill: Get 15 Percent Off!

    Photo By Alex RodriguezGet your VIP ticket to the gun show​Heads up, Miami! New Jersey-based Muscle Maker Grill in midtown Miami is offering 15 percent off all meals through the new year. All you have to do is "Like" it on Facebook or follow on Twitter.The health-conscious hot spot serves tasty, n ... More >>

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    November 14, 2011

    Miami Takes the Heat to Vote, Awaiting a Winner for 2011 Eater Awards

    Photo by Alex RodriguezCan you hear it sizzle?What do you get when you put together the three hottest restaurants in Miami? Well, nothing really ... except maybe a lot of heat. That is, until a successor is chosen at the 2011 Eater Awards Gala in New York City tonight. Only at that point will the bl ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    Miami Sports Teams that Pay Players the Most Suck the Least

    ​Remember the time that the New York Yankee's Alex Rodriguez's annual salary was greater than the entire roster of the Florida Marlins combined? Well, the Marlins have agreed to increase their payroll in anticipation of moving into their own ballpark, and now A-Rod only makes about 57 percent of w ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    Food News Roundup: Kate Hudson and A-Rod, the Cookie Diet, Wall Lounge at the W Hotel South Beach, and Football Playoffs

    Kate Hudson and Alex Rodriguez breakup? A-Rod spotted partying in Miami at Wall Lounge at W Hotel South Beach and eating at Solarium above The Delano all alone. [AceShowbiz]The awesomely named Linda Gassenheimer's recipe for shepherd's pie. [DemoChron]Pensacola high school football coach laments cos ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Miami's World Series MVP: A-Rod

    ​As far as I know, there were two Miami boyz playing in the World Series -- A-Rod (Westminster) and Raul Ibanez (Sunset) -- as well as a lot of Dominicans and others who spend significant time here. Though Hideki Matsui won the MVP -- and he's a Yankee I generally don't despise -- I crown  A- ... More >>

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    October 13, 2009

    News Roundup

    One member of the Cuban Five is seeking a reduced sentence. [AP]A wild horde of carnivorous umbrellas tried to surround and eat Naomi Campbell on South Beach yesterday. [Daily Mail]Kate Hudson and A-Rod are also in Miami -- Coral Gables to be exact, where they were snapped leaving "A-Rod's favorite ... More >>

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    May 8, 2009

    The Scoop That Nobody Wanted: Jose Canseco's Man-Ram Press Conference

    Miami native Jose Canseco has made a post-baseball career out of snitching on his former teammates and getting punched in the face. This is not a dignified existence. And yet he insists on respect. Every time evidence emerges that a star did 'roids, he has to point out that he said in one of his cra ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    News Roundup

    Local 70 samples have been taken from patients in Florida suspected of having swine flu. Only three were sent along to Atlanta because they weren't found to be something else, and the results from those three could come back today. [CBS4] WSVN is suiting Nielsen, the ratings people, for being a mon ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    A-Rod and Limbaugh Are Apparently Exactly the Same

    Rush Limbaugh and Alex Rodriguez both have their past drug struggles with pain killers and steroids respectively, they also both have multi-million dollar pads in South Florida. That is where the comparisons end to the untrained eye. But Robert Zimmerman, a volunteer for the DNC and a PR czar, says ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    News Roundup

    Oh, ZBT the UM frat caught up in another drug mess has been temporarily suspend. Police said pot and a pill for ADHD treatment (adderall?) were sold at the house. [JustNews]A Charlie Crist adviser,  Alan Mendelsohn, is linked to one of these many, many ponzi schemes. [Pulp]Marc Sarnoff is the n ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    We Continue To Care About A-Rod's Love Life

    This Rodonna/MadRod/MoRo situation continues to grip a world that is absolutely, above all things, incessant about knowing who Madonna is fucking at all times, always. Alex Rodriquez finally spoke out about the alleged affair of the heart with the Queen of Pop, and says that they're just friends. So ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    News Roundup

    What to do about these Miami Hurricanes? Even during their darkest hours they've always had a respectable defense. This season could have been a statement, but in their last two games that reliable defense faltered, culminating in a fall from a brief stay in the rankings, a chance at the ACC champio ... More >>

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    November 26, 2008

    Rodonna Thanksgiving Saga Continues

    If Google News search results are any indication, yesterday's biggest locally relevant story after the gay adoption ruling was the Turkey Day scandal involving Madonna and her A-Rod. Roddy was reportedly planning to ditch his kids to spend the day with the Ciccone youth. People is reporting that Ale ... More >>

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    November 25, 2008

    A-Rod Will Be Doing Some Stuffing With Madonna on Turkey Day

    Riptide continues to be thoroughly confused by the A-Rod-Madonna love connection. While she's no Einstein, Madonna seems to be comfortably above the average American intelligence level. A-Rod is a guy who hits balls with big pieces of wood for a living. Not that we want to be one of those blogs that ... More >>

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    October 10, 2008

    A-Rod's Asking Price? Not With this Market

    via TMZ Joan Fleischman isn't completely gone from The Herald, and is reporting that Alex Rodriguez and his soon to be ex-wife just listed their Coral Gables mansion for $14.876 million. That's almost $3 million more than what they bought it for in 2004. Even the upper ends of the market aren't im ... More >>

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    April 10, 2008

    Easy on Rudy

    The newspaper of record plays softball with the schools chief.

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    November 15, 2007

    Back in Bloom

    Flower Bar gets repotted in a new neighborhood

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    January 18, 2007

    Ballers and Clowns

    No Filet-O-Fish sandwiches will be sold

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    September 15, 2005
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    May 15, 2003
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