Did you know that there's a chocolate factory right here in Miami that specializes in private label productions and premium label sweets? We've got our own version of Willy Wonka, and it's called Tierra Nueva. The local chocolate-makers launched here two years ago, but just recently they've introdu ... More >>
Michael and Angela Moed had no idea what they were getting themselves into before starting the process of opening their own cupcake shop. In fact, it took them almost three years of planning. All for cupcakes. Sounds silly, right? But when you step into Sweet Times Cupcakes & Coffee, a tiny shop lo ... More >>
C. StilesJerry Powers (right) with fashion designer Calvin Klein (center) and Jason BinnOld habits die hard, it seems. Between 1977 and 1984, Ocean Drive founder and current Plum TV exec Jerry Powers was sued 13 times for money owed."I was dependent on drugs when I did those things," he told N ... More >>
Paul Huizenga One of Paul Huizenga's Art Basel entries.About two years ago, food trucks began appearing in Miami almost as if by magic. Then, like rabbits, they started to multiply. But did anyone stop to think what went on in the lives of food truck owners before they started servin ... More >>
Weezy F. Baby needs E.F. HuttonAs the tax season draws to a close this week, some of our more recognizable citizens are probably wondering if Uncle Sam will catch them cheating on their taxes again. Take Lil Wayne, who was just popped by the Internal Revenue Service for not paying his fair share ... More >>
A petition filed this past September 10 with the state Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering shows the owners of Magic City Casino are serious about expanding their gambling operation beyond Flagler Street. The document asks division officials if Magic City's owners can build a new facility for inter- ... More >>
A Miami native nicknamed "The Grinder" won the biggest trophy in professional poker early this morning, outlasting a Russian pro in a marathon 14-hour battle at the Poker Player's Championship at the World Series of Poker. photo by flipchip, via Wikimedia Commons North Miami Beach native Mich ... More >>
This guy seemed appropriate. "It's free money from the government!!"We have no idea how a tax refund works. All we know is Uncle Sam is a greedy bastard all but one day of the year, when he sends us a fat check with no strings attached. What a nasty little sycophant. That government check ... More >>
Screw the golf; it's cocktail time
Two Miami Beach men who used to work at Lehman Brothers are being charged with insider trading. [Herald]Attorney General Bill McCollum would very much like to see the Seminole Tribe stop offering blackjack and other illegal card games at their casinos. [SunSent]60% of Floridians view Jeb Bush favora ... More >>
"Anyone who claims to play poker for a living in this state is a wannabe, a jerk-off, and, furthermore, a degenerate."
It's not all glitz and glory at the table.
"Marijuana causes many health and social problems. It lowers testosterone levels and causes sterility."
I usually never delve into the world of designer toys -- oops, limited-edition figures with varying "colorways," or whatever. But this time around someone's obviously done their Googling and realized I'm a fan of Motörhead, and sent me a press release for this little gem. It's definitely gone on my ... More >>
21 doesn't hit the jackpot. Doesn't even come close.
You don't have to be a millionaire to enjoy Art Basel (but it sure helps).
Scott Zona is a man with a plant
Will 2006 prove friendlier for the casino cruise business?
Know when to hold em
La Paloma Restaurant
Lido Spa's sale to a hip hotelier is not just the end of an era -- it's a death in the family
Super Heroes Unlimited
Havana Cigar Emporium and Lounge
The Pit Bar-B-Q
South Florida is at the heart of the Internet gambling boom -- and of the war to stop it
The Tropicana's Thursday-night blackjack tournament floats local gamblers' boat
When do five cards mean millions of dollars? When you're playing in the World Series of Poker. Just ask one of the year's finalists, North Miami Beach's John Spadavecchia.
Bridge: It's not just a game, it's a subculture. And it's all over this little subcontinent like a cheap suit