When Barley & Swine opened in Kendall, the father and son team of Jorge and Jorge Ramos had a simple idea -- cook classic comfort food and pair it with beer. Hence, the name -- Barley & Swine. But, as they say, there's no such thing as an original idea and the family partners soon learned that a re ... More >>
Rare is the day when a Miami politician's child gets a big job through ways other than blatant and shady nepotism.Manny Diaz Jr., son of the former mayor of Miami, is apparently the leading candidate to become the Texas Longhorn's defensive coordinator. According to some sports blogs, he's alread ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke tackles high school football coaching salaries.Florida -- and Miami-Dade -- seriously need to change the way high school ... More >>
The "Ice Cream Man" a.k.a. Matt Allen is a dude who rolls around the country in an old van named Mitch giving away free ice cream. We caught up with him at O.H.W.O.W Gallery (Our House West of Wynwood) on NW 7th Ave and 32 Street during a Basel week party. There were several hundred people there and ... More >>
Layoffs, partnerships, and the Net conspire to kill South Florida's dailies.
Tales from the Texas music fest: Rock barely survives, honky-tonk rules, and Miami may yet host the Latin Grammys -- but no bombs, please