You win some, you lose some, and this year in music saw it all. There were some unexpected hits and some downright drown-outs. Some old favorites came back around, some tried and true experts continued their reign of glory, and some classic moves fell off the face of the planet. Surely, your mind ... More >>
We at Riptide fancy ourselves as open-minded and nonjudgmental. But when a charity called Child Foundation, Inc. is registered to the same office as a website called TeenBangBus.com, well, it grabs our attention. The links between three local nonprofits -- Child Foundation, American Love & A ... More >>
Um, because that's not him.
Jose Padilla is (a) a punk; (b) a terrorist in training; (c) an unwitting pawn for Uncle Sam and al-Qaeda; or (d) all of the above
Male prostitutes and multiple mistresses, drug money in Gucci shopping bags, bribery and extortion conspiracies. And you thought you'd heard it all about Art Teele.
I once thought working for the Transportation Security Administration was serious business. I didn't have a clue
A list to nominate members for Miami's new Civilian Investigative Panel comes together in typical Magic City fashion
Robert Raven Kraft outruns his pain, and creates a community
He stumbled into a group of Muslim extremists with plans to attack America. Then he stumbled into Miami. Today Shaheed Mohamed is nowhere to be found.
For Patrick Cruise it was a life of hounding, harassment, and humiliation
Something isn't right at Mays Middle School -- and it's not just because of that bomb threat
Gary Dellapa's retirement from MIA comes not a moment too soon
A Little Havana cultural icon pays dearly for his principles
FIU hoops coach Shakey Rodriguez has surrounded himself with coaches and players with bad raps and worse reps -- and it's a losing combination
Johnny Winton used anti-incumbent backlash, new district boundaries, and plenty of cash to knock off J.L. Plummer
Is Dan Marino a stoic swaddled in hype or a frigid sports celebrity with the personality of an egg timer?
How one man's financial sinkhole became the area's newest artificial reef
Metro-Dade Community College president Eduardo Padron has won a reputation as a take-charge leader -- and an intellectual thug
Her husband is in exile. Her daughter is handicapped. Her country is in ruin. And the pope? He barely registered. Welcome to Sonia Gonzalez's life.
As a lead singer for Los Van Van, Israel Kantor was a star in his native country. But Miami isn't Cuba.
Miami artists share their wry hopes, sly hopes, and high hopes for the coming year
After years of flying first class, politicos and lobbyists are now having their baggage inspected -- by federal agents
Six things you might want to consider before casting your vote for Joe Gersten