• Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Inner Circle Talks Tour Bus Crash in Louisiana: "Everyting Was Flyin' and Turnin'"

    Yesterday near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Inner Circle's tour bus crashed into a highway cable barrier on Interstate 10 as the classic reggae band traveled to California to kick off its summer tour. A tire blowout was the cause. "Listen man, God is good," cofounder and guitarist Roger Lewis tells Cros ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Miami Rum Renaissance Festival: Ten Rums You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

    This year's Miami Rum Renaissance Festival was bigger than ever. In its new home at the Miami Airport Convention Center at the Doubletree by Hilton, there was ample room for rum exhibitors, seminars, and even on outdoor cigar lounge where attendees could enjoy a spirited smoke. Tasting our way thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Best of the Best 2012: Fabolous, Meek Mill, Ace Hood Make Some Noise on Memorial Day

    See the full 51-photo slideshow from Best of the Best 2012. Best of the Best 2012 With Fabolous, Meek Mill, French Montana, Fat Joe, 2 Chainz, Ace Hood, and others Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park, Miami Sunday, May 28, 2012 Better Than: If you know what this was better than, "MAKE SOME NOIII ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Miami Rum Renaissance Festival: Ten New Rums You Haven't Tried Yet

    View photos from Miami Rum Renaissance Festival 2012 at Deauville Beach Resort here.The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival at the Deauville Resort concluded last evening with a 6:45 p.m. "last call", prompting event goers to rush to their favorite rum booth for one last mojito or shot of the elixir favo ... More >>

  • News

    January 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    George Neville Rucker, Accused Predator Priest, Allowed Aboard Voyages of Discovery Cruise to South America

    via bishop-accountability.orgGeorge Neville Rucker​A defrocked Los Angeles priest accused of sexually molesting 33 girls shipped off yesterday from the Bahamas for a three-month tour of South America on a South Florida based cruise line.Voyages of Discovery, a Fort Lauderdale-based cruise company, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Ingrid B Seen Eating...Chicken and Waffles in B.E.D.

    Courtesy Ingrid BIngrid B surrounded by fellow Soulcialites. ​Ingrid Bazin, or Ingrid B, is a host and promoter of three weekly events in Miami.  She fuses her passions for poetry and soul music into Soulcial Sundays at B.E.D., a live music dinner party and jam session; the Bohemia Room spoke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Fantasia Overdose Followed News of Affair Partially Set in Miami

    photo via Wikimedia CommonsFantasia, in happier times.​Poor Fantasia. The erstwhile American Idol champion won fans and hearts on season three of that show with her squeaky, unusual voice and around-the-way appeal. Still, she was relatively public with her personal struggles, and then commerc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Q&A with AltaMare Executive Chef Simon Stojanovic

    Adam Larkey​For the past three months, executive chef Simon Stojanovic, has been working in the kitchen of longtime local favorite AltaMar developing dishes for the restaurant's sister, AltaMare, expected to open next week. Claudio Giordano's AltaMar will close its doors the day AltaMare's doors ... More >>

  • News

    June 23, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of June 23, 2005

    Just a retiree collecting a pension, police brutality, defensive art scenesters

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    All Around the Neighborhood

    A quick look at our amigos from Toronto to Tierra del Fuego

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of November 22, 2001

    The Great Art Debate, Part 2: This letter not intended for stupefied couch potatoes

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Mother Knows Best

    And that goes for mothers of convicted Cuban spies, too

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Waiting for Otto

    Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Fidel Made Them Do It

    Posada Carriles is in jail -- again -- for plotting against Castro. And again, he's sure it's Castro's fault.

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Cuban Missive Crisis

    For years the infamous Wasp Network collected reams of data on Miami's anti-Castro forces -- and the sundry, sometimes bizarre, attempts to infiltrate them

  • Music

    January 18, 2001


    New Soul Brothers

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    An American Dream Expires

    A little boy arrived from Saint Lucia to have a dangerous tumor removed. The tumor is gone, but so is his home and his ability to move.

  • News

    October 5, 2000


    Miami's joyous Caribbean fete attracts hundreds of thousands of revelers each year. So why has it remained overlooked and underfunded? Let's put it this way: The event isn't held on Calle Ocho.

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    Carnival? Try Criminal

    What happens when a female passenger is assaulted on a cruise ship? Not much.

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    The Perfect Scam

    For the workers life is no carnival, believe it or not

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Pain & Gain

    They were local bodybuilders with a penchant for steroids, strippers, and quick cash. And they became expert in the use of a peculiar motivational tool: Torture.

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    His Feathered Friends

    Without the help of a South Florida conservationist, the island of Dominica may bid farewell to its national bird

  • Music

    October 10, 1996
  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Sell It or Smell It

    Potatoes are plentiful, but green beans are scarce. Okra abounds, and tomatoes are holding their own. If it weren't for Allapattah's terminal market, Miamians would have no food for thought.

  • Culture

    October 12, 1995
  • Music

    January 5, 1994

    Soca Up the Sun

    Eddy Grant puts the Ice-ing on the music he helped invent

  • Music

    January 15, 1992

    Flames and Fortune

    A hunk of Burning music tries to finds its way off the islands