Move over Coppertone and Hawaiian Tropic. There's a new sunscreen brand in town, and it's literally named after the town. After the City of Miami Beach negotiated a contract last year to license its name out to a sunscreen line, Miami Beach™ Suncare has now officially hit the shelves.
Florida sometimes gets treated like the dong of America. The rest of the country is constantly laughing at us, but do you all not realize how much we have given you? You start your day by drinking our orange juice and then dare to poke fun at us during the rest of it. Perhaps you don't realize what ... More >>
Arnold returns — but do we still need him?
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to ... More >>
The Miami Modern district shows you its wares
What Miami Beach really needs is an iconic landmark. Sure, we've got the beach, the Art Deco district, and the lifeguard stands, but I'm talking about something more singular. A place where tourists eagerly wait in line to get their picture snapped and friendly homeless people try to sell them ... More >>
Miami's historic Coppertone Girl sign-- a 50's-era landmark that depicts the company's logo of a terrier of some sort pulling down the bathing suit of a little girl, which somehow has something to do with sunblock, is being resurrected tonight. The sign was first planted on a building at NW 54th in ... More >>