• Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    All 34 Cities in Miami-Dade County, Ranked From Worst to Best

    There's nowhere in the U.S. quite like Miami-Dade County. It's larger than Rhode Island, has twice as many people, and is bordered by two national parks. Its 2.5 million residents are among the most diverse in the nation. And they live in a smattering of 34 incorporated cities, which range from 400, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Uber, a Text-Message Car Service, Might Come to Miami

    Sick of strutting your stuff on the street corner while trying to hail a cab? Uber, a tech-savvy car service spreading across the country, has an alternative. Simply launch the app on your smartphone, request a car, track it on a map as it makes its way, and get in the black luxury car when it arriv ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 20, 2013
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    October 1, 2012

    Red The Steakhouse Has Kobe From Japan: Is It Worth The Expense?

    Peter Vauthy, chef/partner at Red the Steakhouse, greets me with the usual hellos, then asks the question that looms like a giant invisible bovine in the room. "Want to see my meat?" Vauthy isn't being fresh. He just knows I came to Red to see and taste his Kobe beef.What's all the fuss? Any steakho ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2012
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    June 27, 2011

    Paulina Rubio Arrested After Screaming "All of You Miami Cops Are Abusive"

    ​Singer Paulina Rubio has continued her string of alleged odd behavior. The Mexican singer was involved in a car accident this weekend in Little Havana, which lead to an arrest after a hysterical confrontation with police. However, she was let go in order to go home and breastfeed her young son.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Burger Beast Blogger Gets Cease and Desist Email From Miami-Dade

    Burger Beast Sef Gonzalez (right) -- just in it for the burgers.​In another episode of our regularly scheduled program about Miami-Dade government -- titled Hey, Miami, What the F**k? -- Burger Beast blogger and all-around hamburger fan Sef Gonzalez was sent a "cease and desist" email yester ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    New Career Options For Carlos Alvarez and Natacha Seijas

    ​Today is it for Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez and County Commissioner Natacha Seijas, who are on the verge of becoming the first county elected officials to get recalled since the '70s. An official poll and our informal poll show the two politicians are going down for the count, victims of citi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Recall Election for Alvarez and Seijas Set for March 15

    Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez and County Commissioner Natacha Seijas better beware the Ides of March. Voters will take to the polls on March 15 to decide whether they want to recall the beleaguered politicians, the County Commission decided today. The decision to hold both elections on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Rumeal Robinson, Prison-Bound NBA Baller, Screwed Over a Miami Mom Too

    ​Rumeal Robinson, the onetime University of Michigan hero who spent six seasons in the NBA, was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in federal prison Friday for masterminding a bank fraud. Even in the days leading up to his sentencing, the consummate huckster was trying to raise cash from old friend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Charlie Murphy Discusses His Brother, Bitch-Slaps, and the Death of Chappelle's Show

    ​What exactly was Charlie Murphy doing before he got famous for slapping the shit out of Rick James on Chappelle's Show? "Well, I was in movies. The last 20 years, I've been writing movies, being in movies. Between that and just hustling... I was a martial arts instructor for a couple years. I did ... More >>

  • Film

    March 4, 2010
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    January 28, 2010
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    December 30, 2009

    Golden Beach Mayor Sticks By His Man, For Now

    Miami-Dade CorrectionsGolden Beach Town Manager Alexander Diaz's Job is safe for the time being​Golden Beach Mayor Glenn Singer says he has no intention of dumping town manager Alexander Diaz, who was recently arrested in Miami Beach for driving under the influence of alcohol. At least n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Golden Beach Manager Gets A Dewey For Christmas

    Miami-Dade CorrectionsGolden Beach Town Manager Alexander Diaz Arrested on DUI Charge​Golden Beach Town Manager Alexander Diaz was a very naughty boy this past December 25. Miami Beach police officers arrested the 31-year-old small city bureaucrat for driving under the influence of alcohol. Accord ... More >>

  • News

    August 20, 2009

    Ridin' Dirty

    Miami-Dade County execs drive expensive cars on the taxpayers' dime.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    County Execs Drive Expen$ive Car$ on the Taxpayers' Dime

    ​The more Riptide dissects Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez's proposed budget cuts in order to make up a $427 million shortfall, the more we realize el alcalde fuerte is not gonna mess with his executive staff's perks. The mayor's spokeswoman, Vicki Mallette, confirmed Alvarez will not ax the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Sean Casey Responds To New Times Article

    Alex Izaguirre​Last week, I reported about Sean Casey, a 35-year-old Boston native who is currently serving a 12-and-a-half year prison term for allegedly running down and killing an elderly woman on Harding Avenue in Miami Beach, and then fleeing the scene, back in 2001.While awaiting trial, Case ... More >>

  • News

    May 28, 2009

    Rush to Justice

    Miami Police hurry to investigate the murder of a gay meth dealer. Blame reality TV.

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Miami According to Brooklyn: Miami vs. Ft. Lauderdale

    To read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. Since I've lived and worked in both Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, I want to talk about the differences between the scenes, and also just getting around in each place. First off as far as Ft. Lauderdale goes, transportation sucks. Ever ... More >>

  • News

    December 18, 2008

    Bet on Norman Braman

    Miami's most cantankerous billionaire could win by TKO.

  • News

    April 10, 2008

    Cuban Ballet in Exile

    Some of the world's best dancers hang out at Costco, then perform Swan Lake.

  • Culture

    December 13, 2007

    Baseled Out

    Miami's annual art party is over, and we couldn't be happier.

  • News

    May 24, 2007

    Future Hock

    A pawn shop blooms in the condo boom

  • News

    December 7, 2006

    In Orbit

    Satellite fairs feed off the frenzy

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    Thrice Stolen

    Buy fancy stuff and you just may lose it

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Koi Crazy

    It's expensive, exotic, hard to breed, and here

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of February 16, 2006

    Everything about this seems a bit hypocritical

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    Jesus Redux

    They're waging a war on organized religion, they bring in millions of dollars, and defectors say they're a cult

  • News

    October 6, 2005

    A Profusion of Corpses

    Former Miami homicide detective Nelson Andreu's memories are etched in blood

  • News

    September 29, 2005

    Lotus-Eaters and Literati

    Novelist Bret Easton Ellis has skewered the demimonde of Los Angeles and New York City. So what about South Beach?

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2005
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    April 21, 2005

    The Bitch

    Tiffany > Timoney

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    La Schwette Vedette

    Nicole Guillemet has proved that she can direct the Miami International Film Festival; maybe next year we'll be talking about the movies

  • News

    November 21, 2002

    Old Jack City

    There's no place like Miami for the car insurance runaround

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Wonder Boy?

    Nick McDonell, son of Terry, has floored the literary world and caught Hollywood's eye. Now he's ready for college.

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Psychographic Baiting

    Rev. Sharpton scolds urban marketers -- and they love it!

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of August 16, 2001

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Queen of the Oldies

    Josefina Carbonell, Miami's queen of viejo politics, goes to Washington

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    No Dogs Allowed

    Racoon is a chill, ultrahip electronic duo from Italy -- really

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Acting Ting

    Wyclef goes Jamaican on stage and screen

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    You Go, Joe

    What's a nice Jewish boy like Joe Weinberger doing in a nasty business like rap?

  • Film

    July 20, 2000

    Buck Teeth

    Chuck & Buck is sweet and funny, but its underlying edginess may not be for everyone

  • News

    June 1, 2000


    Taking aim at the fashion industry

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Growing Miss Daisy

    Keith Moss doesn't wash his car. He waters it because plants are growing out of it. Isn't that crazy?

  • Film

    January 14, 1999
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    December 18, 1997
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    March 2, 1994
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    June 30, 1993
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    July 8, 1992

    Pave It to Save It

    Once their landlords straighten out the paperwork, the Grove farmers' market will be baking on asphalt

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