"Why the fuck are you doing this?" That's what Justin Bieber whined when a Miami Beach Police Department officer halted the 19-year-old pop star and his homies' impromptu, early-morning street racing escapades along Pine Tree Drive. According to the MBPD's arrest report, Bieber had "a flushed face ... More >>
The luckiest human being in the world lives in Florida. A 67-year-old Florida man has now won the Lotto jackpot not once, but twice. To reiterate: Someone won $10 million last year by guessing a random set of six numbers. This person -- not you -- collected another $3 million this year by doing it a ... More >>
Once a year, downtown Miami used to reverberate with the roar of 1,000-horsepower engines, Bayfront Park smelled of burnt rubber, and millionaires' Lamborghinis were made to look like junkyard jalopies. The Grand Prix of Miami, held from 1983 until 1993, was this city's brief fling with Formula 1 ra ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness 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 gives the Dolphins a lesson in youth football.As the 2012 football season winds to a close, with Miami-Dade and Broward again sho ... More >>
Hulk Hogan and Kanye West walk into a bar.... No, seriously. The Hulkster and Yeezy spent Halloween together at LIV, where Kayne's girlfriend, Kim Kardashian, was celebrating her 32nd birthday dressed as Catwoman. Adhering to the couple's superhero costume pact, West rocked a convincing Christ ... More >>
Joni WilliamsAhhhh, the holidays. A most wonderful time of the year. And let's be honest, a most stressful one, too. Bake. Shop. Eat.It can be exhausting. You know how it goes. It gets down to the last minute and you can't stop yawning and trying to figure out how in the world you're going to get ... More >>
If you invested in this, you're probably f*cked.Beware of what you see here in the Magic City: very little is real. The boobs? Nope. Those lips? Collagen-enhanced. Even that sweet Lamborghini is just a rental. We all know you ended up with the Datsun after your divorce.So it might not come as a s ... More >>
News that former basketball star Tim Hardaway is mired in tax trouble, causing the Miami Heat to apparently bail him out by purchasing his mansion, came as a bit of a surprise. After all, he made an estimated $47 million during his playing career, and still works a suit-and-tie job with the ... More >>
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.
He's got 99 problems, and a crazy French dude is one.Media outlets from TMZ to Perez Hilton are reporting that Jay-Z is being sued for stiffing a Miami-based charter jet company, Air Platinum Holding, to the tune of $250,000 for not paying his flight bills.Not so fast. The owner of the company, M ... More >>
The biggest identity theft case ever. Right here in Miami.
Morons of the Week comes early.Last November, we reported about the many angry creditors of a French-born charter-plane businessman named Mickael Cohen, who was accused of jilting everybody from Jay-Z to a Lamborghini dealer. Then the Miami Herald ran a similar piece, and in March, Cohen email ... More >>
Photo by Juan MoninoOn stage at the Arsht Center: Jacques Pepin, Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert.Jacques Pepin showed Eric Ripert a thing or two in a friendly cook-off at the Arsht Center Celebrity Chef series Friday night. With nine minutes to go on the 30-minute clock, Pepin, who found time to ma ... More >>
The Miami Heat superstar sure picked a dubious business partner.
Superstar drummer of Devo and A Perfect Circle sells himself, his famous friends, and all-you-can-eat shrimp dinners to promote his new album.
Wade and Von Houtman in better times.Hey, remember back in April when Dwyane Wade's former business partner Richard von Houtman unleashed a Riptide smear tirade against the Miami Heat superstar?Von Houtman, one of Wade's partners in the thwarted D Wade's Place restaurant chain, cast Wade as a naive ... More >>
An epic condo bust can't burst his bubble.
Women spend big money tricking out cars, too.
The Rock the Bells tour brings a dream cast of hip-hop heroes, just for one day
Drugs, guns, violence, beauty, style, and the illusory world of Miami Vice
Both are in South Florida and both attracted terrorists, but they could not be more different
The Gardis know Bo Diddley
Wyclef goes Jamaican on stage and screen
It's big pimpin', spendin' G's
Cast of Characters
Miami's Sun Gym gang developed a taste for blood and money. The police could have stopped them before they killed somebody. But they didn't.
Before TVs and VCRs made a theater out of every living room, Marty Abrams and his cronies were kings of black market bijou