On Tuesday, Faustin Denis, general manager of IMECO, Inc., got a $270,000 contract from North Miami despite an ongoing felony racketeering and fraud case against him over a bribery scandal in Opa-locka. It was his fourth contract from the city in just over a year despite questions over whether his f ... More >>
When police caught him amidst a petty crime spree in a casino parking lot yesterday, Obrian Oakley decided to run. As he peeled away from deputies in his Infiniti, what would have been a couple misdemeanor theft charges turned into two counts of first-degree murder against the 26-year-old from Miami ... More >>
via Purebredbreeders.comFrom its South Florida headquarters, Purebredbreeders.com matches up thousands of pet lovers around the country every week with purebred puppies through a "network of responsible and professional dog breeders" that sell "happy and healthy" canines, according to the company ... More >>
Palate PartyPalate Party owner and chef Robyn Almodovar was airlifted to Broward General Hospital, then Jackson Memorial Hospital after an accident on her Palate Party truck left her with burns to her face.We spoke with chef Almodovar, who was released from the hospital yesterday evening. " ... More >>
The Pork Shop The Pork Shop serves, um, pork? Ding, ding, ding! Correct!In this pork-obsessed world of ours, we're surprised that a food truck dedicated solely to all things piggy didn't happen sooner. But, like all good things, the Pork Shop was worth the wait. Vegans need not apply ... More >>
FacebookThis is what Renyel Pinto thinks of your jewelry bill.For a guy who makes $88,114.75 every two weeks during the baseball season, Marlins reliever Renyel Pinto sure has a lot of trouble paying his bills. Cooper City's aptly-named Major League Jewelers has filed suit against the Venezuelan ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenWeezer's Rivers Cuomo amps up himself and the SunFest crowd Wednesday nightSunFest New Music Night With Weezer, We Are Scientists, Constellations, Crash Kings Gringo Star, Locksley, and These United States West Palm Beach Waterfront Check out Ian Witlen's slideshow of photos f ... More >>
After Imam Foad Farahi declined to become a federal informant, the government tried to destroy him.
The trail of a $6 million art heist in France ends in suburban South Florida.
Riptide got a package in the mail a few days ago. At first, we thought it might be a Christmas present, or a juicy story tip, but then we recognized the handwriting. It was from an inmate we've gotten to know pretty well over the last couple months. A few weeks ago, New Times ran a story about Jea ... More >>
Hang on tightly to those Picassos at Basel. Art crime is on the rise.
"The article is characteristic of this newspaper's history of petty mockery and character assassination."
Yep, that's Miami.
He hasn't struck lately, but South Florida's fourth serial prostitute killer is likely still on the loose
My wife and I were heading for divorce from all this chaos"
The Velodrome at Brian Piccolo Park
Werewolves in the End Zone
When it comes to show biz savvy, these I's have it
A list to nominate members for Miami's new Civilian Investigative Panel comes together in typical Magic City fashion
About keeping rock simple
From the issue of March 1, 2001
Letters from the issue of July 13, 2000
Could Rick Sanchez, Miami's most notorious journalistic windbag, actually be an agent of Fidel Castro?
Letters from the issue of February 17, 2000
These guys really know how to bust up a barbecue
If you don't know a bowler from a batsman or overs from innings, you probably don't know anything about South Florida's West Indian communities
Excessive fights for their right to play rock and roll
Meet the repo man. He wants to steal your car. He has a legal right to steal it. And you don't have a chance.
Local rock guitarist Ed Stokes dies at age 25