Plans to move forward with commercial development on land currently occupied by the terrace of the Miami Beach Community Church on Lincoln Road have been given the OK by Miami Beach's Historic Preservation Board. The controversial plan will see a three-story building go up on the historic site nex ... 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 drops institutional knowledge about Miami's African American roots. As we spend another February celebrating Black History Month ... More >>
We all deluded ourselves into thinking that Lincoln Road could become some sort of quirky subversion of the suburban mall shopping experience. That the uniquely Miami culture the strip once exemplified could survive peacefully alongside giant corporations' fast fashion mega-stores. Sure, for a while ... More >>
After having a conversation about Florida Power & Light with Commissioner Deede Weithorn, Banana Republican is convinced it's time for an Occupy Turkey Point rally. It's bad enough the Florida Public Service Commission approved a rate increase for FP&L so the utility giant can cover $20 m ... 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 >>
Jesus smoked that ill shit, son!The makers of Cocaine Cowboys and The U are teaming up with a leading pro-marijuana activist to get Miami Beach Police to issue tickets to people caught with a small amount of marijuana in lieu of sending them to jail. During an interview at the documentary company ... More >>
Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland. photo by Bill Cooke New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>
'Miami Shark' let you destroy our city with a blood thirsty, big fish with an indiscriminate pallet, but a new casual game let's you build it up. If you ever wanted to play Carl Fisher or John Collins, 'Build It: Miami Beach Resort' is your virtual chance. The new game from Cerasus Media let ... More >>
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Old pol, bad pickup lines, and authentic hip-hop
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Developer Donahue Peebles is as handsome, smooth, articulate, & nasty as he needs to be
Collins Avenue between 44th and 53rd streets
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The Flagler Memorial, once a proud paean, is now floundering in neglect
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Eisenhower was president, shark-finned Cadillacs ruled the highways, and Miami Beach was the nightlife capital of the Western Hemisphere