Just how significant has Miami's Central American population become? In the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, there is a small chain of cafeteria-style restaurants called Coco Baleadas. The first U.S. location opened quietly on Coral Way last month, and it's the busiest the small space (which once held ... More >>
John Thrasher has held a lot of positions in his life: speaker of the Florida House, chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, lobbyist, chairman of Rick Scott's reelection campaign, and current state senator. Yesterday the Florida State University Board of Trustees voted 11-2 to appoint Thrashe ... More >>
On February 4, 2013, an effusive man with short-cropped hair and a prominent gap between his front teeth strolled into Miami New Times' newsroom. He shook hands with staffers, admired our wall of fading award plaques and old cover illustrations, and then got down to business. Just a week earlier, Ne ... More >>
Just get up and dance. That's the Electrofunky philosophy of Afrika Bambaataa, AKA the Godfather of Hip-Hop. And for the last four decades, Bam's been fighting for the right to "Peace, Unity, Love and Having Fun." He reinvented hip-hop with "Planet Rock." He founded the Universal Zulu Nation to c ... More >>
And sparks an outbreak of denial among child-sex-trafficking alarmists nationwide.
Derek Tresize has an unreal body. The 24-year-old has been bodybuilding on a plant-based diet for five years. This summer, he took third place in his class at the North American Natural Bodybuilding Federation competition, his first contest.He grew up a multitalented athlete in San Diego. At age 19, ... More >>
Karen HanlonFor most diners, selecting a restaurant boils down to food and ambiance. The menu is created by the chef but the real world of victuals stars may be interior designers, who touch all your senses and keep you in your seat. With Art Basel upon us, it's appropriate to showcase Kare ... More >>
Evos is all about healthy living. Their logo is green, their stores are made with sustainable materials, their packaging is biodegradable, and their ingredients are all Fair Trade Certified.This Tampa-based chain delivers self-described "guilt free" fast food options to the masses -- and that now ... More >>
Meet Jennine Capó Crucet, the next literary big thing.
Feeling the beat with Ronin Taiko A few years ago the Cornell Cafe at the Morikami Museum & Japanese Garden got a big boost when the Food Network declared it one of the three best museum eateries in the country. So I went, and lemme tell you: The award does not bode well for the quality of museum f ... More >>
As the Great Hotel War of 2006 looms, South Beach's Delano tries a new tack: Magic
This wet, hot extreme sport combines the thrill of flying with the threat of grievous bodily harm
Sensitive sites get short shrift from the city
L. Douglas Yoder
The Arison clan built Carnival into a money machine by cleverly avoiding tax laws
Brothers to the Rescue
As the world's most-coveted sport fish swim toward extinction, Miami researchers strive to save them
No hulking concrete slab at water's edge? No arts center hidden by noisy expressways? No bombed-out corridors of desolation? A dream, right?
The condo kings at Crescent Heights say they're changing the face of Miami Beach. They certainly are.
The evidence was not there. The kids' stories were outrageous beyond belief. But that didn't stop Janet Reno from trying to destroy Bobby Fijnje.