It's the time of year when South Florida politicians must reveal their net worth to their constituents. So Riptide is here to let readers know which Miami-Dade state legislators are ballin' like the Bawse at his King of Diamonds birthday party and which ones are probably living on a steady diet of r ... More >>
Is Gunplay guilty of pulling a gun, just to jack a cell phone and chain from a Tax Place employee? Is this how Don Logan goes down? Is this the end of the Human L.A. Riot? On Wednesday afternoon, Mr. Play (born Richard Morales Jr.) surrendered to Miami police on an armed robbery charge. And during ... More >>
Moonjazz via flicker ccMaybe Riptide has been watching too much Animal Planet, but we can't help thinking Miami's crop of critter smugglers deserves its own special mini-series. Like cocaine and hookers, there's a booming market for exotic animals in this classy city, and just imagine the drama: The ... More >>
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