A Florida couple went to the local Walmart to pick up some beer on a five-finger discount, but when they pulled out of the parking lot they had some extra cargo in the back of their pickup truck: a Walmart manager. The couple then drove nearly 15 miles at high speeds with the man in the back of the ... More >>
On a normal day, mere mortals like you might go to Publix, chill in your cubicles for eight or nine hours, go home and catch a few reruns of Everybody Loves Raymond. (OK, Homeland). But possible-genius and business it-boy Elon Musk juggles his multiple companies -- Tesla, the ultra-sleek electric ... More >>
Democratic Republic of Beer has closed its 14th Street location. The last day open to the public was Saturday, according to the Miami Herald. Luckily, they have a second downtown location at 501 NE First Street, and will migrate there. See also: Democratic Republic of Beer's Second Location Soft ... More >>
The tale of the frogs' legs begins as you'd expect, but then it takes an unexpected turn. There they were, leaping through a mosquito-infested bog in the Everglades, when suddenly they resurfaced in a very different environment. Chefs at the Cypress Room, a posh Design District restaurant filled wi ... More >>
The Great Recession has NASA grounded. It's so bad that they are letting private companies in on the space exploration game. But maybe the National Aeronautics and Space Administration can be helped with a couple of old school tricks: a car wash and a bake sale. On June 9, several universities -- in ... More >>
More than $1 million worth of cocaine washed up on a beach that's part of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The 55 pounds of yayo was found not far from a launching pad used to send Delta II rockets high into the atmosphere. The discovery ensures that, well, someone won't be snorting his/her ... More >>
Florida is no longer the preeminent launch pad to the stars. Space Shuttle Atlantis blasted off into space from the Kennedy Space Center today for the final time, marking the end of NASA's historic space shuttle program. The event leaves both the future of American space explo ... More >>
Aside from David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust era, cocaine and space exploration really aren't supposed to mix. Could you imagine what Neil Armstrong's famous quote would have been if he was high during his one small step on the moon? "That's one small step... holy crap, dude, I'm on the moon; I feel f ... More >>
It wasn't quite as ambitious of a declaration of President John F. Kennedy promising to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade, but yesterday President Obama predicted that astronauts will land on Mars within his lifetime."We'll start by sending astronauts to an asteroid for the ... More >>
Adam LarkeyFor 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 >>
Who's ready for liftoff? Apparently one NASA employee in Cape Canaveral, because a dime bag of cocaine was found inside the hangar housing the space shuttle Discovery.Drugs and space travel haven't been this connected since David Bowie's Space Oddity, but it seems there's an actual "junkie, ... More >>
An epic condo bust can't burst his bubble.
Head to Fort Lauderdale Tuesday to see the man in gray.
A lounge-loving throwback.
Conor Oberst (Merge Records)
Wake up, cat lovers!
When these fellows perish, the crops may go too
"A world without O.J. would smell a bit fresher"
Cruise lines throw workers overboard when it comes to providing urgent medical care.
The BBC's man in Miami says the war for public opinion is as intense as the war for Baghdad
A decade ago, Vertigo started a revolution by making comics for adults
Ecstasy use and TV-signal piracy are as common as jaywalking
From the issue of February 8, 2001
Forget the bunny. Robin Parker has a battery that might save the world.
Mack Emerman founded Criteria Recording Studios, made a fortune, lost it all, then lost his mind. Now he's back from the dead and ready to work.
A young Larry King. A racist white enclave called Liberty City. A homophobic Anita Bryant taken seriously. South Florida's past is present at the Louis Wolfson II Media History Center.
It's time for early-Eighties nostalgia, thanks to a record store's anniversary celebration of Miami's rip-roaring rock
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers. Fido is another matter.
The Space Shuttle Is Still a Death Machine, Warns Engineer Ali AbuTaha