"We're finished!" Samuel Del Brocco shouted. The words crashed off the walls of the $2 million mansion, careened across the 500-square-foot swimming pool, and spilled into the quiet Washington, D.C. suburb. "Get your shit and get out!" Justin DeVinney said nothing. He just seethed with rage. They ... More >>
Last month, Slate concluded that Miami has America's worst drivers, while Hialeah is third. Well, Allstate came out today with their own version of the list and while those Miami-Dade cities didn't do quite so bad, there's still nothing to be proud of. According to Allstate, Hialeah has America's ... More >>
We were mildly surprised the first time Miami made Amazon's "Most Well Read Cities" list, but year after year we found ourselves included again. This year we've improved our position and moved up the county's third "most well read city." The city was ranked sixth last year.
You bought that 55 gallon drum of personal lubricant off of Amazon, didn't you? Because according to Amazon.com sales data, Miami is the sexiest city in America. Which means we buy more "sexual wellness" products off of Amazon per capita than any other city. That also helps make us the third most ro ... More >>
It's official. Miamians dine out in restaurants more often than our neighbors in Broward and Palm Beach counties.According to a survey on Bundle.com, a website that tracks consumer spending by analyzing credit card data, Miami residents eat at restaurants 21 percent more often than the U.S. average. ... More >>
Of all federal holidays, the third Monday in February is often welcomed with very little fanfare. With the exception of a month-long celebration in Alexandria, Virginia, and the annual George Fest in Eustis, Florida, Presidents' Day has become a cheap excuse for auto dealers to offer "zero down a ... More >>
According to the stereotypes, Miami is supposed to be a bit of a shallow city and not exactly an intellectual hot spot. Yet, we're apparently the sixth most book-looking city in America according to Amazon.com sales data. The book-selling super site totaled all book, magazine and newspaper sales ... More >>
Courtesy of Miami-Dade CorrectionsEfraim DiveroliIn early 2007, after winning a $300 million U.S. Army contract to equip Afghanistan with munitions, Miami Beach arms dealer Efraim Diveroli, age 21, went scavenging in Albania. There he subcontracted Ylli Pinari, head of that Balkan country's state-ru ... More >>
Cover your easels! Blue words fly at ArtCenter/South Florida
For two decades it was a chic hangout for South Florida's most well-to-do. Now it's a money pit with a sordid story to tell.
Flush with valuable Lincoln Road real estate and saddled with major debts, the South Florida Art Center ponders its options, its future, and its purpose