Chicago O'Hare International Airport

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Blowfly's Tour Diary: Crisis, Aftermath, and Hanging With Nardwuar and 2 Live Crew

    There are very few people in the world who will pick you up and take both you and your singer, who live 25 miles apart, to an airport 45 miles away before the crack of dawn. Thankfully, my parents, both notorious early risers, are down for the cause. It doesn't hurt that I have taken both of them to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Miami International Was the Fastest Growing American Airport in 2011

    ​In what should be good news for the local tourism industry, Miami International Airport was the fastest growing major American airport in terms of passenger growth this year. That makes MIA the 12th busiest airport in the country with 38.3 million passengers passing through its gates last year.

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Eric Ripert: Miami Airport Stinks, But Try La Carreta ... and Other Recommendations

    ​While it's safe to say that every Miamian has a different opinion about what to love about our fair city -- the amazing weather, pristine beaches, exciting nightlife, fine dining -- we will probably agree on one thing: Miami International Airport sucks. Plan on spending an extra few hours on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    MIA Has Seven of Nation's Most Delayed Flights

    ​No matter our differences, most Miamians can usually agree on one thing: we hate having to deal with Miami International Airport. Yet, as can be said in many cases, at least we're not New Jersey. Newark Airport has 40 of the nations one hundred most-delayed flights flying into or out of its runwa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Terrorist Threat Makes Cuban Cigars Even Harder to Get a Hold Of

    ​Technically, importing Cuban cigars to America has been illegal since 1963, but ordering the cigars from European distributors has always been a lightly regulated back-door for American enthusiasts. Well, new rules have made it harder to obtain the tobacco logs and the Department of Homeland Secu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Gerald Posner Plagiarized in Why America Slept and Secrets of the Kingdom, Research Shows

    Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald Posner​In this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Miami International Voted One of the Worst Airports in the World

    via JWalsh's Flickr/CC 2.0The place even looks depressing, doesn't it?​In a poll of frequent international travelers, Miami International Airport has been named one of the worst in the world. Priority Pass, a company specializing in fancy airport lounge access, asked 14,500 of its members, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    MIA Will Not Accept Chewed-Up Passports

    via d70Focus's flickrHere's a cute golden retriever to illustrate this blog post. A 17-year-old Wisconsin boy was on his way to a trip in Peru with his Spanish class. Only problem was that his passport had been previously used as a chew toy by his family's 1-year-old golden retriever, Sunshine. ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Osamas Thug

    Jose Padilla is (a) a punk; (b) a terrorist in training; (c) an unwitting pawn for Uncle Sam and al-Qaeda; or (d) all of the above

  • Film

    April 15, 2004

    None Like It Lame

    Connie and Carla models a classic, but ends up being a drag

  • News

    April 17, 1997

    Wings and Prayers

    Most big airports come equipped with round-the-clock clerics -- but for some reason MIA has lost its religion

  • News

    March 27, 1997