"Freaky fast delivery" is the motto at Jimmy John's, the gourmet sandwich chain with four outposts in Miami. Touting that orders are delivered within 20 minutes from hanging up, the bike-delivery boys are the unsung heroes that keep them to their word. At last Wednesday's lunch-hour peak, 21-year-o ... More >>
As the light leaks out of the sky over downtown last Friday, mechanical gears squeak in the distance. Slowly, small groups begin to gather at Government Center. Before long, the groups swell into a crowd, then a swarm. By 7:15 p.m., 4,000 people line NW First Street as if it's Tahrir Square. There ... More >>
It's taken three full years, but Carlos Bertonatti is finally set to admit in court that he killed cyclist Christophe LeCanne in a drunken, early-morning hit-and-run on the Rickenbacker Causeway. Bertonatti told a Miami-Dade judge today that he'll plead guilty next Tuesday.The aspiring singer-songwr ... More >>
When Gus Lopez was arrested in October on 63 charges ranging from money laundering to bribery, even the most jaded Miami Beach residents were amazed at the extent of his alleged corruption. For five years, the city's procurement director had run a contract racket out of his office at city hall, pros ... More >>
Critical Mass Miami's rampant success speaks for itself, but this is Miami, so things tend not to register until there's some bold-face names involved. Well, on Friday night Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade and his Hollywood boo Gabrielle Union joined the bike activist ride, which obviously now mean ... More >>
The Miami Marlins chief munchkin wants to show South Florida what a tough little Ironman he is. Team President David Samson is going to run 50 miles on April 27, from Pompano Beach to Coral Gables, in honor of the 5,000 workers who built the new Marlins Stadium. We're sure they're thrilled. Who woul ... More >>
At long last, the mysteries of the G-spot are finally revealed."G-Spot: Get the Green Light" is currently exhibiting at ten different venues in Miami. The unique and interesting partnership between a corporate sponsor and local commissioned artists is rare during Art Basel. It is a further testam ... More >>
We've given up on Miami -- home of bloodthirsty drivers and bureaucrats too inept to implement bike lanes -- ever being a good place to ride a bicycle.
"Bike Lane" Loranne AusleyEver since Lawton Chiles embarked on a 1,003 mile walk across Florida and ultimately became the state's Senator in an upset victory, some candidates in the state have had a habit for folksy campaign stunts. There was Bob Graham's working days, Kendrick Meek's&n ... More >>
Former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz was noted for his strong advocacy for bicycling, and Miami Beach has just launched its Decobike bike sharing program. This all seems progressive and positive, but is it secretly part of a larger plot to erode our personal freedoms, undermine the American constitution ... More >>
A loud thump made onlookers wince. During rush hour this past November 16, at the east end of the Venetian Causeway, a Beach Towing truck flipped an illegal U-turn and smashed into a fit, brown-eyed biker. The 19-year-old cyclist, Javier Arjona, was "thrown to the ground," according to police repo ... More >>
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