It's amazing how much the 305's had its hands in the perpetuation of established underground genres. Sure, Miami hasn't invented any of them, but her additions to the sound are as unique and weird as they come. Now we look at the greatest hardcore punk acts that have called Miami home. Remember tha ... More >>
Since July, one petition has been Florida dope-smokers' great white hope. By August, People United for Medical Marijuana had already collected 100,000 signatures from people who favor medicinal weed. That milestone meant an amendment to legalize medical marijuana would appear before the Florida Supr ... More >>
Who's at fault when internet celebrities become targets of real-life harassment? Are they victims of their own narcissism? What about when they're under the age of consent? For our cover story this week, New Times looked at what happens to a young girl when she achieves pseudo-fame online. We profi ... More >>
David Wilkins has stepped down as the head of the Department of Children and Families, Governor Rick Scott announced today. The former technology consultant turned public servant is dipping out at a convenient time. In the past three months, the agency has been accused of dropping the ball in four c ... More >>
Ah, high school -- easier times for most of us. Our daily concerns back then seem so insignificant now. Your biggest worry was making sure you weren't bored and somehow stayed awake through terrible classes. Also, most things that were hilarious back then don't seem so funny anymore. Our compilati ... More >>
Tropical storm Isaac is barreling toward the Florida Keys and you only have to look outside your window to see that feeder bands are already affecting Miami-Dade. Before you head out to a store, restaurant, or bar we suggest calling them ahead of time to make sure they're open. Some events (especial ... More >>
Whole Foods Market recently hosted a competition for butchers. Why? Many of us remember living in other parts of the country, and the world, where there was a butcher shop on every street corner. (Vegans: Reader discretion is strongly advised from here on in.)Rich, tender pieces of meat hung on stai ... More >>
Who's feeling overdue for some grown-and-sexy chillwave romance? Wait no longer, lonely dance-floor hearts! 'Cause MillionYoung will be at The Vagabond for an intimate performance on Friday, April 13. This South Florida native is sure to help you shake it down with his under-the-radar hooks and ... More >>
via You TubeMichael the Black Man rallies for Santorum on Sunday.After stinging losses in New Hampshire and South Carolina, Rick Santorum came to Florida this weekend hoping to reboot his push toward the White House. But the ex-senator may want to vette his opening acts a bit better: At a Coral S ... More >>
Our city is certainly not short on burger joints, but that doesn't stop new concepts from popping up all the time. The most recent to announce its arrival is Smashburger, promising fresh, "smashed-to-order" burgers along with handspun Häagen-Daz shakes and an array of local craft bottled beers a ... More >>
Zuma Wire West/NewscomThe hardcore porn starring Bieyanka Moore-- who was actually a 15-year-old runaway, according to a lawsuit filed by her mother-- was distributed by RK Netmedia, owner of RealityKings.com. But according to the mother's attorney, Mark A. Glasssman, it was produced by LLL Adver ... More >>
The upside of the staggering economy is that, thanks to desperation, many of us have been able to (or have been forced to, whatever) transform former hobbies into actual moneymakers (see Etsy.com).Ted Baturin, a financial planner, and Nick Diamond, a real estate developer, both found themselves o ... More >>
"Moppy" Daly (center) with his in-laws.Who was the first to make an ackee & saltfish loaf? According to Michael "Moppy" Daly, he was. And he did it at The Patty Place, his shop in Miami Gardens. In 2008, the place won our Best Jamaican Patty award. But that's not all you'll find there.Moppy s ... More >>
Miami-Dade County and most of its cities have dropped in the rankings on CQ Press's "Most Dangerous Cities" list, which is considerably good news. Last year, Miami-Dade was ranked the fourth most dangerous metro area in America. This year, it's only number 16, and no it's not just because ot ... More >>
Michael MillerArchbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski gives a press conference after a recent trip to CubaThe Archdiocese of Miami is getting hit with yet another lawsuit claiming sexual abuse by an employee of the Church.A lawsuit filed this morning in Miami-Dade Circuit Court alleges that Miguel Cala ... More >>
Tegan & Sara2010 Honda Civic Tour presents: Paramore, Tegan & Sara, New Found Glory, KadawathaSaturday, September 4, 2010Bayfront Park AmphitheaterBetter than: (I'm making a prediction here, but) the upcoming 2010 MTV Video Music Awards on September 12th. The ReviewSo it's ap ... More >>
Coral Springs native and hip-hop producer Jim Jonsin is suing Lil Wayne's Miami rap collective for $500,000 in allegedly unpaid royalties for the smash hit "Lollipop". According to the suit, filed this week in New York federal court, Young Money Entertainment "failed to provide any accountings or ... More >>
Kyle MunzenriederNite Jewel preforms at Grand CentralNite Jewel, Tanlines, Million Young ft. Awesome New Republican, Palm Trees and Night WaveGrand Central, MiamiWednesday, March 24, 2010Better Than: Still sobbing over the fact Studio A is dead and gone ...and actually a lot better than most of t ... More >>
Photo by Matt GraysonNew Found GloryFireworks, hellogoodbye, Saves the Day, and New Found GloryRevolution, Fort LauderdaleTuesday, February 9, 2010Better Than: Being forced to actually eat sardines, while packed like them?The Review:If last night's New Found Glory show at Revolution -- its second ... More >>
Via wikimedia commonsCooking demos to flood Whole Foods Florida.Have you ever messed up cooking ramen noodles? If you answered yes, like we did, you could probably use some professional help of the cooking variety.Give thanks for South Florida's bounty of highly touted, greatly revered, very expe ... More >>
With retro cool, the band's sophomore album swift-kicks the slump cliché.
image via nikonvscanon's flickr Today's top ten comes courtesy of Dave Crisafi, the dude behind the South Florida Beer Blog. He says "It's always good to figure out how to introduce the average beer drinker to new flavors. You have to know what everything tastes like and what it's similar to in o ... More >>
Here's a brand new upload from Armando Saenz's KaraokeKing youtube channel. This dude is hilarious. Click here for his website, and here goes info on all his weekly live appearances and how to book him for your next party....
The South Florida native is the new producer king.
Miami Beach indie trio sets out on its second national tour in two months.
photo by Aaron BristolJim JonsinThis week's New Times includes a feature on Jim Jonsin, the Coral Springs resident who's quickly become a super-producer and is blowing up the hip-hop and pop charts. (You've doubtless heard one of his recent hits, any number of synth-driven tracks like Soulja Boy's " ... More >>
If you missed out on Iron Maiden's recent triumphant show at the BankAtlantic Center -- the band's first in the area in 13 years -- well, you know what we're going to tell you. (Click here to read New Times' review of the show, and click here to view a photo slideshow). Still, if you thirst for a ... More >>
Miami Gardens has the 13th highest level of crime, according to CQ Press' just released rankings, higher than any other city in Florida. Orlando comes in at 18th, and Miami comes in at 30. Miami Beach sits at 50, just three spots behind West Palm Beach. The city with the lowest crime rates in the ar ... More >>
"I was thinking about letting my daughter enroll at Barry University but have changed my mind big time."
Thatsa bruciata! I don't usually approve of chains, but Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza is definitely one of the good guys: Born in SoFla, where not long ago you couldn't get a decent slice of pie to save your soul, Anthony's has recently managed to put a coal fire pizza joint within reach of us all. No ... More >>
The smooth MC celebrates his album-release party.
Our suggestions for navigating the 13th installment of the Vans Warped Tour
For more than two decades Donna Weaver has been trying to solve the mystery of her husband's disappearance, but the U.S. government insists it's a secret
Male prostitutes and multiple mistresses, drug money in Gucci shopping bags, bribery and extortion conspiracies. And you thought you'd heard it all about Art Teele.
What's worth seeing at the tenth-anniversary Vans Warped tour? Here are a few suggestions
The birds don hats, bikinis, sneakers and stand as art in public spaces
By the glass, vino is the drink of choice
Retro rock won't f-f-f-fade away