The Hialeah City Commission Tuesday voted unanimously to take former mayor Raul Martinez's name off city hall. The current mayor, Carlos Hernandez, a longtime critic of the indicted but later cleared politician, pushed the measure, saying, "The building belongs to the people." For good measure, the ... More >>
Miami-Dade Police are on the search for a feathered friend who was the victim of a parrot napping. The blue Macaw parrot stolen August 20th from its owner's Coral Gables home.
Generally, the Hamptons are all about expensive booze, BMWs and Vera Bradley bags. Kinda like South Beach, but with more lobster and less español. But in one little Long Island hamlet known as Hampton Bays, the crowd tends more towards blue collar than blue blood. There, you'll find the Boardy Bar ... More >>
Norman Braman likes to think of himself as a man of the people. The billionaire famously sued the county and the Marlins in 2008 on behalf of taxpayers pissed off over the disastrous stadium deal. When Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez raised property taxes two years later, it didn't put a dent in Bra ... More >>
Norman Braman is arguably the most powerful man in Miami-Dade. He sits atop $1.6 billion, owns the city's largest auto dealership, recalls county mayors as if they were unruly children, and funnels small fortunes to political candidates. In short, the octogenarian practically rules this town.But one ... More >>
These days, musicians are nothing without high-profile, million-dollar endorsements. You just aren't a winner unless you're shilling soda, makeup, electronics, and your own personal brand of booze. Luckily, today's commercial powerhouses are more entrepreneurial than ever. So they will literally se ... More >>
A cyclist was hit on the Rickenbacker Causeway and remains in the hospital in critical condition. The incident occurred yesterday near the Rusty Pelican restaurant.The Miami Herald reports that a BMW hit the cyclist, but Local 10 has pictures of a dark-green Jeep SUV with a dented windshield that wa ... More >>
You got a brand new BMW. You're feeling fly. You parked it on Miami Beach to go have dinner at Juvia. One thing leads to another and wind up at Mansion until 3 in the morning. You finally get back to your car, and whats this? Oh no, your headlights are missing. Yes, in Miami Beach thieves are increa ... More >>
Serendipity 3 has long been known as the ice cream parlor to the stars. The decadent restaurant was opened in 1954 in a New York City brownstone and quickly became the place to see, be seen and eat ice cream. Andy Warhol traded art for food, Jackie Kennedy Onassis tried (unsuccessfully) ... More >>
What did you do this weekend? Unless you masterminded an international art theft caper or got into a fistfight with Mike Tyson over his love of Phil Collins, Jason Wayo can probably beat your story.The 34-year-old Sarasota County native was in court yesterday to answer charges that he went on an ... More >>
Ladies, are you sick of meeting South Beach douchebags who are about as emotionally numb as their nostrils after snorting a line? Tired of those Hialeah pigs who don't even consider your feelings when they're hollering at you from their '97 Nissans? Fed up with those Brickell pricks who think all ... More >>
Just kidding. There are no ushers in Miami movie theaters.Our sister paper in New York City just published a list of ten things that city's citizens need to stop doing. But let's face it: Even when you consider the number of Williamsburg hipsters, Miamians are still way more annoying than N ... More >>
The horror!As America hurtles toward a second scoop of recession and you struggle to make ends meet, you should know this: Some of this nation's wealthiest citizens are squabbling over a minute stretch of asphalt. On a recent weekday, Riptide traversed where few plebeians without landscaping ... More >>
photo by Kai Mork, via Wikimedia CommonsAlvarez has been known to favor expensive BMWs like this.You know that fancy new BMW Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez drives around town? The one that you, Miami-Dade taxpayer, helped pay for? Well, it seems it was in a bit of a fender-bender today. Alvarez was ... More >>
Megan wanted a millionaire, instead she got a DUI.Megan Hauserman, the prolific reality TV star, was arrested yesterday morning on Miami Beach for driving under the influence. At about 3:15 a.m. police observed her 2008 BMW weaving between lanes and traveling 75 mph in a 55 mph zone. Police ... More >>
Photo by Jose D. DuranAs a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 >>
Why did a gay-rights activist stab her wife with a screwdriver 222 times?
Photo by Justin Namon, thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. What I'd like to talk about today is an event I went to last week at the Bank of America tower downtown in honor of Earth Hour 2009. A friend of mine was working the event, and cal ... More >>
Continuing the sad tradition of douchebag foreigners coming to Miami and being videotaped doing seriously fucked-up chemically enhanced things, this Russian decides it would be totally awesome to mug for the camera while endangering local drivers. For the first couple of minutes, this Soviet bro i ... More >>
Marco Kornfeld Click here to see a slide show of the driving school. BMW launched its performance driving school program yesterday on a mild April morning at the Homestead International Speedway. I was invited to take photos and join this very exclusive opportunity -- $1,495 for the one-day sch ... More >>
Beware Miami, a beast most foul roams the streets of the design district, preying upon innocent victims. This past Friday I saw it with my own eyes. As pair after pair of stiletto heels and crocodile print loafers clicked down the sidewalk toward the Moore Building (en-route to the Inside Out bi ... More >>
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