Oh, sure, it's that time of year when we pretend to be afraid of vampires, mummies and zombies. But let's not forget who the real monsters are: drunk drivers. Last night, a night some call "Mischief Night," a drunk driver lost control of his car and careened into the gate of Woodlawn Cemetery.
Miami's overall economy may still be in recovery mode, but that doesn't mean we're scrimping when it comes to our cars. Luxury cars and trucks make up a higher percentage of the Miami area's overall auto sales than in any other market in the country.
There's just 20 days left until Jesus puts on his red fat suit, dyes his beard white, and drinks a bottle of vodka in an effort to rosy his inexplicably anglicized, middle-eastern cheeks before delivering presents under the guise of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. Per usual, a flying reindeer named ... More >>
Sell out ... The words no respectable rock 'n' roller ever wants to hear and the bane of forward-thinking ad agencies across the country. Of course, dance-rock geniuses LCD Soundsystem would never sell out their silver sound. So when T.G.I. Friday's needed a song like "Daft Punk Is Playing at My H ... More >>
The best part about the Super Bowl isn't the football, the nachos, or the pizza. Who are we kidding? It's the commercials.Those sneaky little buggers that make us hold our pee during game breaks are baaaaack. Bladder infections aside, we'd do anything to get our grubby hands on what the creative ... More >>
Maybe the gallerists at Design Miami/ had Don Drapper on their mind. What other way to explain the seemingly unending parade of mid-century style work on display at just about every other both? And if the booths didn't seem like sets from Mad Men, many took cues from the arts and crafts movement. ... More >>
Name your poison this weekend, because food trucks are out to serve you a side of entertainment with your street food.This weekend's food truck roundups offer high entertainment value with little out of pocket expense. Choose from viewing a beautiful sunset on the bay, hanging out in an antique r ... More >>
A Miami art school student is set to file a lawsuit against Alonzo Mourning claiming that the former Heat star crashed his Porsche into the student's car on the Julia Tuttle Causeway early Sunday morning before fleeing. Mourning did return to the scene, however, nearly an hour later in a separate ... More >>
Burn Notice star Jeffrey Donovan has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and will avoid DUI charges stemming from an incident in which he almost hit a police car on Miami Beach in 2009, reports TMZ. The deal with prosecutors will ensure that the actor doesn't face any jail time.
Add 150,000 miles, a few accidents, and some bird poop and you have my real-life car.I am probably the least qualified exotic car reviewer in the world.
A massive sting on Wednesday uncovered 49 hydroponic labs in Miami-Dade and put 42 people behind bars. The pot is believed to have a street value of $9.2 million. Police also found 11 grams of cocaine, 40 grams of processed marijuana, 126 Oxycontin pills, an Audi, and $9,562 in cash.The sting, known ... More >>
Police have put a stop to a massive luxury car theft ring. The elaborate scam targeted rental cars, and in an investigation yesterday police recovered more than $250,000 in stolen vehicles from an undisclosed warehouse somewhere in North Dade."These are high-end vehicles, so they're worth a lot of m ... More >>
Travis Stubbs, exponential dumbass.This week, believe it or not, was a relatively intelligent one in South Florida. We had a Miami Gardens minister buying Rolls Royce Phantoms for drug dealers, and a Miami Heat player's penis made an unexpected cameo, but all in all, it was mostly quiet on ... More >>
Feds yesterday arrested 30 people in three cities, including Miami, for Medicare fraud. Dr. Fred Dweck, 14 of his patients, and one unlucky guy who was photographed being handcuffed, man-tits and all, were among those arrested in Miami. [MLive | Herald]A thief is targeting churches an ... More >>
Sure, Fredric Karlton had tough times with his ex. Who hasn't?
Alex IzaguirreFredric Karlton, a first-time candidate for Miami Beach City Commission, is getting a rude introduction to the city's gutter politics. The 49-year-old real estate investor's perceived enemies initiated a Miami-Dade ethics commission inquiry into allegedly improper business dealings ... More >>
Jeffrey Donovan, who's filming the third season of his hit cable drama, Burn Notice, was arrested last weekend for suspicion of DUI, according to TMZ. The arrest happened July 12 in Miami. The 41-year-old actor was taken into custody, posed for this lovely mug shot, and was then relea ... More >>
How a mother of two ended up in a plot to smuggle high-tech gear to the enemy.
As police study the grainy video recorded by security cameras during the North Miami Beach shooting of former University of Miami basketball player Bradley Timpf, one has to marvel at the black cloud that has descended over the University of Miami sports community this year. First, in July, junio ... More >>
Could this be the next salmon?
During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.
Marcy Hine had everything going for her; then she killed herself
In Nigeria all roads lead to Lagos. In South Florida all Nigerians take the road to Sam's place in Opa-locka.
Dade's Crime Watcher of the Year is enthusiastic about his volunteer efforts. Some say he's a little too enthusiastic.
Maverick editor-publisher Jack King delights in goring the Grove's sacred cows
In the child abuse trenches with a Dade County HRS protective investigator