First lady Michelle Obama stopped by Miami yesterday afternoon to announce that the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the National Recreation and Park Association would be serving more fruits and vegetables during after-school programs as part of her anti-childhood obesity initiative. FLOTUS, howe ... More >>
Mother's Day isn't for months, but it came early for Gloria James. Contributing to Maria's Shriver's Shriver Report (to which Beyonce also dropped an essay this weekend), LeBron James wrote a loving tribute to his mother Gloria, a single working mom who through hard work and, as LeBron notes, some ... More >>
Uncle Luke, 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, Luke wants Miami Police to reclaim the parks for the children.This past September 8, shortly after 9 p.m., things were tense in Gibson ... More >>
We'd like to say Saturday's Inaugural Burger, Beer and Balls Bash at Miami Circle went off without a hitch, but we'd be lying. The food was delicious as promised, but the event itself marred by poor organization. There were no port-a-potties and not enough garbage cans, seats or water. There were fe ... More >>
Worried you'll have nothing to do this Saturday afternoon after a week's worth of hard work? Swing by the Inaugural Burger, Beer and Balls Bash presented by Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival at the historic Miami Circle, 401 Brickell Ave., next to The Icon Brickell, from 4 to 10 p.m."Its a g ... More >>
The Miami Heat's "Big Three" just got even bigger. A Miami Beach entrepreneur has taken it upon himself to build 18-foot foam sculptures out of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh -- complete with tattoos and "I'm-about-to-dunk-in-your-face" expressions. A monstrous LeBron is already comple ... More >>
On a past episode of Food Network's Chopped, Ronnie Vincent lost out in a closely matched dessert round. The executive sous chef at Joe's Stone Crab comes from Overtown. Despite the loss, his appearance has since brought him many accolades.Raised by a single father who worked three jobs to suppor ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain loves a big gay ... ice cream.Miami has a thriving food truck scene. Over 70 trucks at last count are wrapped in elaborate murals of happy dancing pigs, cows and shrimp, all begging for you to come and sample their flesh. The truck names are witty and the owners themselves are co ... More >>
David AlvarezWe just thought you'd like to look at these Heat dancers.You're invited to Eat With the Heat tomorrow, August 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., as part of a monthly lunchtime roundup that was just announced. This is the first of a series of monthly roundups that will be hosted by the ... More >>
Esther's Caribbean Grill Esther's Caribbean Grill is for sale.The Miami food truck industry seems to add a new truck to the roster every day. If you want to get in on the booming truck industry, you can either pony upwards of $100,000 to purchase a brand new fully-customized food truck wit ... More >>
Gov. Rick Scott coronated himself as Florida's veto king today by announcing a record $615.3 million in additional cuts to the already-reduced state budget. Scott made the announcement in the Republican-heavy Central Florida old-folks homes known as the Villages, and repeated his weird flip-flopp ... More >>
I chooose..... Memphis.Welcome to The Greatest Event In The History of Your Life! It's the LeBron James The Decision live-blog. Because an event this monumental must be live-blogged, even if he decides to screw the city of Miami over.Will he stay in Cleveland? Will ... More >>
click for lrgr imgHow many tomatoes does it take to fill a giant stainless-steel salsa bowl?Find out Super Bowl Sunday when the Miami Gardens Pollo Tropical (19500 NW 27th Ave.) across the street from Sun Life Stadium hosts a free family tailgate party and Guinness World Records event.In add ... More >>
Two killed, 16 wounded, and no answers in Liberty City.
Harley-Davidsons Biker Bash does it for the kids.
Just released from prison, Miami hip-hop icon DJ Raw is ready for the takeover
Claims that police didn't aim at FTAA protesters' upper bodies get a black eye
Cheerleaders get their props
Johnny Winton and some white boys say so
Florida's ban on gays as adoptive foster parents is medieval
Gwen Cherry Bulls vs. Liberty City Warriors
Andrea Loring got tired of seeing private high schools recruit star basketball players. But she had no idea busting them would bring her such grief.
In South Miami-Dade it's all in the land -- the earth, the profits, and the sweet deals
Three inner-city Pop Warner football teams won national championships. Then they got the bill.
The Greater Miami Pop Warner Football League struggles to control itself
September 24 - 30, 1998
Let's say you've got a serious zoning problem. Here's what you do: Show up at county hall with armed with allies and solid arguments. Surely your elected representatives will do the right thing.
Most of the boys who play in Gwen Cherry Park's pop warner football program live in the Scott Projects, but they do their growing up on the gridiron
After years of doing nothing Dade County now plans to put 500 homeless people under one roof. It won't be in your neighborhood, of course.