The Miami Heat kicked off their 2013 training camp Tuesday in the Bahamas, because of course they did, officially kicking off their attempt at back-to-back-to-back NBA titles, or as many are terming it, "Three-Heat." The team largely returns most of the same key components that led them to the past ... More >>
A Florida teenager has become the youngest person in more than 600 years to be called to the Bar in England and Wales. Gabrielle Turnquest of Windemere, Florida, has already made history by becoming the youngest person to earn a BA in psychology at Liberty University in Virginia at just 16, and then ... More >>
There's a pissed off lady named Chantal getting set to ruin your weekend Wynwood Art Walk plans, Miami. No, no, not that Tootsie's dancer you had a beef with -- it's Tropical Storm Chantal, and it looks to be headed South Florida's direction just in time for the weekend. Chantal earned its name la ... More >>
For U.S. citizens, traveling to Cuba can be a tremendo dolor en el culo. Unless you've got special permission from the friggin' Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, your ass is either flying into Havana under the radar through either the Bahamas or Canada. On the bright side, we ... More >>
As Hurricane Sandy continues its churn across the Caribbean, tearing up Cuba and barreling toward the Bahamas with Cat 2 winds, fear not, Southern Floridians. Weather Puppy is here to make the natural disaster that much cuter.Invented by Miami entrepreneur Suraj Hemnani and business partner Shiv Tak ... More >>
A cake order for Gloria Estefan on Monday? Another for Dennis Rodman on Wednesday? Hundreds more for regular folks... Just another week in the life of Sarah Paz-Claro, owner and cake-maker at The Office Cake in Doral.The place on 107th Avenue is a bakery purely dedicated to baking cakes.
Thanks to South Florida's various ports, the region has become the epicenter of the music cruise phenomenon. We've already battled through the Bruise Cruise, uhntz-uhntz-ed aboard Hard's Holy Ship!, and even done time (and drugs) on a boat loaded with hippie music fans. But a few of Crossfade' ... More >>
Maritime travel has been uncharacteristically sketchy in 2012. First, the inaugural Holy Ship electro-cruise ran aground in the Bahamas on January 7. It took five tugboats nearly 15 hours to dislodge the MSC Poesia from land, putting a serious damper on Steve Aoki's poker tournament. Less than ... More >>
Luther Campbell, 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, Campbell rates the racist credentials of the Republican Party presidential nominees. What happened to the party of Abraham Lin ... More >>
Last month, New Times took readers up into the air in home-built airplanes (read "Paper Planes"). This week, we're taking you underwater in submarines capable of diving thousands of feet below the ocean's surface.Our feature profiles Patrick Lahey, president of South Florida company Triton Submar ... More >>
Hopefully there won't be many Fail Wale sightings. A Dutch airline had already booked up an entire flight to Miami using Twitter, so it was only a matter of time until a cruise ship company tries the same. This November, Norwegian Cruise Lines will set sail with what they're claiming is the world ... More >>
Courtesy of Erich KuhnkeFlorida Beach Soccer's Ben Astorga, a former member of the U.S. Beach Soccer National Team, got nine stitches in his face before the final match.We get it already -- the Heat lost. It was sad. But another team has been defending Miami's honor, and these guys actually won a ... More >>
The Miami Heat's big three are under such close media scrutiny they can barely blow their nose without it being reported, but Chris Bosh may have been able to keep his wedding to Adrienne Williams a few weeks ago under lock. Though public records indicate Bosh did tie the knot, he's so far public ... More >>
The Robot assimilating with humans. You're doing it wrong, Robot!TMZ has pictures of Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne dancing around with fake boobs on his vacation in the Bahamas.And because the Dolphins are a shrill, smug, stuffy organization (because they like to think they're the New England P ... More >>
Photos by Jacquelynn D. PowersFresh grilled hog snapper at Fifi's Place. While Fifi's Place was voted Best Under the Radar Restaurant by the Miami New Times in 2009, this seafood joint in mid-Beach is still a hidden gem. Clearly, success has not gone to owners Nelson and Mayneth "Fifi" Sanchez's ... More >>
Early on a dark Caribbean morning, on a sandbar just off Harbor Island, one of the great fugitive chases in American history came to a gunshot-punctuated end. Colton Harris-Moore, the "Barefoot Bandit" famous for fleeing a Washington halfway house and hijacking Cesnas, surrendered to police after ... More >>
via National Hurricane CenterThe Cone of Panic! Cue the breathless local TV announcers and the runs on milk, bread, and stout whiskey at Publix: Miami is officially in line to get hit with its first tropical storm of the season.The National Hurricane Center just issued a tropical storm warning fo ... More >>
Erik PetersErik Peters left college to become a "ski bum," but after a bad man-versus-nature accident, he reverted to cooking, a hobby that always came naturally. His first job with Club Med was as an assistant sous chef in Copper Mountain, Colorado, and his next gig took him to Playa Blanca in M ... More >>
Lisa Caridad Garcia turned herself in last night for hitting Doral police officer Carlos Alvarez. The accident happened around Southeast 35th Terrace near 102nd Avenue on Saturday night, when Garcia hit Alvarez's motorcycle head on, and kept going.Garcia's motorcycle was demolished, but luckily he s ... More >>
Chef Sean BernalHere's Part Two of our interview with Chef Sean Bernal. You can read the first part of the interview here.What do you consider the three most important factors on a plate?First is the flavor combinations. Second is the color on the dish. Next one, is it has to be aesthetically rig ... More >>
Local pride took another hit today. Fresh off that embarrassing #4 party school ranking from Playboy, a Web site run by a white British blonde reports Miami is not one of the country's top 40 pot-smoking cities. Tina Brown's The Daily Beast compiled a list of America's most stoned cities in hon ... More >>
As 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 email@example.com.
Alex IzaguirreThere's just something odd about Oduardo "Oddy" Segui, a 40-year-old Cuban-American running against Miami Beach Commissioner Jerry Libbin.Not much has been written about the political newcomer. In an October 4 Miami Herald article, Segui informs reporter David Smiley that he o ... More >>
Well, shiver me timbers.
The annual Bahamian festival heats up Coconut Grove.
Stressed sellers scheme and dream.
We deal with people on the worst days of their lives
Mad swag, flaunting felines, and Burger King as haute cuisine
Donna Weaver's friends and family thought they were doing her a favor by keeping secrets about her husband
Hurricane season howls again
Putumayo's World Playground music series makes cultural difference safe for kids; it's up to our schools to deliver real understanding
WLRN-FM cancels two great radio programs and leaves its fans reeling
Tom Tom Club's Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth find fun in the future
New Times reporters hit the road to bring you all the prehurricane weirdness fit to print
In an era when race relations were ugly, the Sunlight Beauty Academy did its part to make black Miami a more lovely place
Wouldn't you love to rub shoulders with a man who has been knighted by the Queen of England, honored by the Pope, and appointed our local Liberian ambassador? Of course you would!