Cheap beer, affordable tickets, swanky surroundings — what's not to like about minor and independent league baseball parks?
Look, we're not sports experts (unless you consider competitive eating a sport), but we will tell you that there's a frisson of electricity that runs through you when you step onto a major league baseball diamond. And that's what happened at last evening's South Beach Wine & Food Festival Diamon ... More >>
The fireworks on the center table were kid's stuff, I was told. If I really wanted something with some power, I had to get the military-grade equipment. It was the afternoon before Independence Day, and my goal was simple: Find the loudest, biggest, most impressive firework I could (semi) legally b ... More >>
Another stellar performance from Josh Johnson, another blown lead by the bullpen. Another pinch-hitter, another walk-off win for Florida. Such are the misadventures of your Florida Marlins, who took game four of their series against the Colorado Rockies this afternoon with a 3-2 win. As for JJ's ... More >>
Denis BancroftYour Florida Marlins just finished their series with the Philadelphia Phillies last night. The series was highlighted by the much-anticipated call up and debut of Marlins phenom prospect Mike Stanton. And the kid did not disappoint. Wish the same could be said for the bullpen, which ... More >>
Last time we checked in with The Herald's new right-leaning columnist Jackie Bueno Sousa she had caused a minor brouhaha in the blogosphere with her weird inaugural column and the appropriation of a silly monologue from Bull Durham. Now the former editor of The Daily Business Review is four columns ... More >>
Yesterday, in the news roundup, we mentioned the Miami Herald's new columnist Jackie Bueno Sousa's first weekly piece and singled out the line: "I believe... history will redeem George W. Bush." Then we filed a mental note to keep an eye on this Jackie Bueno Sousa, for surely if she believes that ... More >>