According to some interpretations of the ancient Mayan calendar, the world will end today, December 21, 2012 (this is, of course, despite the fact that everyone -- including NASA -- has said otherwise).Even if you believe such things, it's uncertain whether our world and everything on it will just s ... More >>
The old line goes that "the great thing about Miami is how close it is to the United States." The truth is, though, the worst thing about Miami is how close it is to Florida.So, when we learned yesterday that there was an effort underway to have Florida secede from the union, we were thrilled. Becau ... More >>
As the 2012 presidential election in Miami-Dade County spirals into calamity, alcalde fuerte Carlos Gimenez is doing nothing to stop another embarrassing, national indictment of our Banana Republic's voting system. Despite long lines of voters who waited two-to-six hours to cast their ballots during ... More >>
Miche RattoThis week, Miami New Times profiled the ten hardest-hitting blogs that make life miserable for public officials in South Florida. At a time when the Miami Herald and other media outlets are shaving back coverage of civic and public affairs, bloggers are filling the void to investigate ... More >>
Serendipity 3 plans to bring its over-the-top treats to SoBe.Iconic Manhattan ice cream restaurant and celebrity hotspot Serendipity 3 plans to open in South Beach, bringing Frrrozen Hot Chocolate and sundaes priced like mortgage payments to the rich and beautiful of South Florida.Serendipity 3 h ... More >>
The big auction of Bernie Madoff's old stuff went down this weekend at the Miami Beach Convention Center, and more than $400,000 was collected to pay back his victims. The big news though is that someone paid $200 for a lot of Madoff's old boxer shorts. Which seems like a really good deal and a s ... More >>
Local 10Jeffrey Lampert says debate organizers threatened to have him arrested if he showed up for a debate.When Carlos Alvarez was booted from office on March 15, the largest local recall election in U.S. history sent a clear message to the Miami establishment: no more inside-the-beltway politic ... More >>
Luther Campbell is in the mayor's race. Now he just needs to settle on a campaign slogan. The high school football assistant coach and Miami New Times columnist was officially accepted by the Miami-Dade Elections Department as a candidate for county mayor. Campbell joins a field that includes for ... More >>
Miami Police hurry to investigate the murder of a gay meth dealer. Blame reality TV.
Gap's refined older brother Banana Republic will be sponsoring the NADA Art Fair's 2008 preview (a benefit for the New Museum) and as part of the deal will be donating limited edition tote bags featuring the work of 6 artists. It's the perfect gift idea for your artistically incline mom or that cu ... More >>
Its sportbike-racin time at the speedway.
Give money, get contracts.
"He was a hero, and I was let down when he was arrested"
"You are sanctioning further police corruption"
Tired togs, garbage, and fascism all around but not a drop of alcohol to drink
Nightclub shuffle, Overtown hustle, Wynwood bustle
They say you can't buy happiness. Tell it to Miami's footwear-craving fashionistas.
Bruce Weber wrestles with the fashion beast he helped to create
You know things have changed in Miami Beach when a developer looks like a good bet for city commission
As Miami Beach soon will learn, it's not black or white -- it's green
An INS agent discloses blatant anti-Cuban sentiment surrounding last year's raid, and apparent attempts at a coverup. The result? He's threatened.
Folktronic/Nightsongs (Le Grand Magistery)
In response to Alex Penelas's inflammatory Elian speech, hundreds of citizens labeled him a demagogue, a coward, and a traitor. And those are just the epithets we can print.
The always tasteful jazz of Diana Krall
Welcome to the new Lincoln Road, where the Muzak is live
Darts and tarts
Buddha Lou, Chava, Space Hippie, Caveman, Earthman, Yaima, and the rest of the gang get down Sundays in the Grove. Let Them Be.