Earlier this summer Tom Rigby, a Sarasota resident, was fishing in a local creek when he felt a hard tug on his line. After a protracted fight Rigby was able to pull the fish onto his boat, but he was stumped at his catch. The large, grayish fish with a set of human-like molars didn't look like anyt ... More >>
Miami New Times' Mastermind Awards honors the city's most inspiring creatives. This year, we received more than 150 submissions, which our staff narrowed to an elite group of 30. We'll be profiling our honorable mentions, and eventually the finalists, in the weeks to come. This year's three Mastermi ... More >>
"What's the Puppy Bowl," you reluctantly ask? It's Animal Planet exploiting a bunch of cute puppies and forcing them to play their own brand of football on national television on Super Bowl Sunday. Yes, it's a thing.The fact that people even enjoy rugby's pussy little cousin football at all is su ... More >>
Tyler Weinman, the South Miami-Dade man who was once accused of killing several pet cats, is now suing Miami-Dade County for negligence that lead to his false arrest. The case was dropped in 2010 after an expert hired by the defense found that several of the carcasses of the cats had bites caused ... More >>
Is it just us, or is tv getting more bizarre by the day? Five years ago, if you'd asked us if a show about storage facilities would be successful, we'd have yawned in your face. Today, of course, Storage Wars is just the tip of the "watch these weird people with unorthodox jobs" genre iceberg. Th ... More >>
GZA The Stage Miami Saturday, December 3, 2011 Better Than: Waiting for anyone who wasn't GZA. He arrived about two and a half hours late. We should have known -- Wu-Tang is notorious for being tardy to shows. In any case, GZA, the Genius, one of the founding members of the Clan, finally showe ... More >>
Could The Real Swamp Snakes of Everglades City or America's Next Top Invasive Species be coming to your television set anytime soon? Possibly. Over the next two months, not one, but two cable channels are set to roll out reality television shows based on snakes living in the swamps of Florida and ... More >>
Moonjazz via flicker ccMaybe Riptide has been watching too much Animal Planet, but we can't help thinking Miami's crop of critter smugglers deserves its own special mini-series. Like cocaine and hookers, there's a booming market for exotic animals in this classy city, and just imagine the drama: The ... More >>
Red tape entangles a canine samaritan.
Wikimedia CommonsRed tape makes this puppy sad.Robbie Coy, founder of Homestead's Sabbath Memorial Dog Rescue operation, includes in his adoption contracts a clause stating that the new owners cannot leave the animals leashed outside. So inn November, 2007, when Coy was driving by an adopter's home ... More >>
Rawrrrr Apparently there's another kitty in the Magic City with a name pronounced Raina, and much like New Times' own sexy-time columnist, this one seems to encourage folks to let their freak flags fly. You're going to have to go to the NBC6 video page to meet Miami Metrozoo's Ron Magill, who took ... More >>
Go ape at Monkey Jungle
Miami City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff is concerned about the quality of life of your dog. That's why he is sponsoring a change to the zoning laws that will allow dogs to hang out in outdoor seating areas at city restaurants. The proposed legislation will be heard by the commission during Thursday' ... More >>
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