Turns out one of the biggest threats to cruise ship passengers at the Port of Miami were security guards hired to protect them. Jean Russell Thomas, 30, and Sherece Nelson, 25, were arrested after police uncovered their practice of stealing iPads and other electronics from passengers and then sell ... More >>
Getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha freak on! We all know that there are lots of ways to become immortalized at a massive outdoor music gathering like Ultra Music Festival. Say, humping a tree. Or dancing naked while getting arrested. But yo' momma would probably prefer if you lived forever amon ... More >>
If you've a fan of Andrew Zimmern's eyeball eating antics on his Travel Channel show Bizarre Foods, this is your lucky day.Zimmern is bringing his AZ Canteen food truck to Miami for the entire season. Starting in early November, the AZ Canteen will roll through the streets of Miami, serving up cuisi ... More >>
The brutal 2010 murder of Matteo Patrick Giovanditto was doubly shocking. It was the first killing in the idyllic, planned community of Celebration, Florida -- built by The Walt Disney Company near Disney World. Then there was the brutality of the crime: Giovanditto was found strangled with a shoela ... More >>
Last summer, millions of Cubans were deliriously ready to blow their meager earnings on badly knit Che dolls on Etsy, flood Facebook with Fidel-praising status updates and, yeah, just download mucho, mucho porn. High-speed Internet, they were told, was finally coming to the masses via a 1,000-mile l ... More >>
Olive oil, rosemary, and basalmic-glazed fig with mascarpone cheese. They sound like dinner, but they're actually ice cream flavors made by Coolhaus, the architecturally-inspired ice cream sandwich food truck with unorthodox flavors, which debuts November 17. "The spirit of the food truck is ca ... More >>
Today 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site Backpage.com. The full page ad was published in the New York Times.The religious coalition demanded that we close down our legal, adult classifieds. Neither government officials nor ... More >>
Serendipity 3 plans to bring its over-the-top treats to SoBe.Iconic Manhattan ice cream restaurant and celebrity hotspot Serendipity 3 plans to open in South Beach, bringing Frrrozen Hot Chocolate and sundaes priced like mortgage payments to the rich and beautiful of South Florida.Serendipity 3 h ... More >>
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer: "What the HELL is a Twitter?"Welp, it's official -- the Honorable Dong from New York's 9th District is "Weiner" by both name and hobby. Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner admitted yesterday that he did indeed tweet a picture of his stiffy to the entire Internet last w ... More >>
Now that the Herald is planning its move from its seaside lair to a third-floor Homestead office (above a Palacio de Jugos! Yes!), they're looking to unload some stuff. Here are a few of the items we're going to be looking for on Craigslist.
Yellow Submarine will be at Cauley Square tonight.While perusing Craigslist for the usual classifieds, used furniture, and random hookups yesterday, we came upon this interesting food-truck related item, listed in the "Events Services" section: Do you have a business that you need help pro ... More >>
Once a haven for free online escort ads, Craigslist has since cleaned up its act and banned any "adult" ads. That's not to say though that the site is all squeaky clean. Though this isn't as bad as a recent Village Voice story about buying heroin on the site, these "well hung handymen" in Broward ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Do Not Enter sign on front door of Tudor House.Walking past the Dream Hotel on Ninth Street and Collins Avenue last week, we saw a sign in the window of the soon-to-be Tudor House Restaurant at The Dream South Beach Hotel, "Do Not Enter - Training in Progress". Thi ... More >>
Laine Doss Geoffrey and Margaret Zakarian -- poised to storm South Beach.Geoffrey Zakarian, restaurateur, Michelin star winner and Food Network celebrity is overseeing food and beverage operations for the soon-to-be-opened Dream South Beach hotel. According to his PR rep, Zakarian will spearh ... More >>
Rich Urban was looking for a place on South Beach in February when he responded to a Craigslist ad -- "Wanted: Cool roommate to share awesome apartment!" -- and met Monica Brown, a small woman with a heavy accent who showed him a room at 713 Collins Ave. Urban gave her one month's deposit and exp ... More >>
Food Network Party with GuyEvery year the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Rolls out its tents on the beach off Ocean Drive and every year you procrastinate, waiting to see if somehow some business associate or rich benefactor will bestow on you a complimentary golden ticket. If you ha ... More >>
It's just like Wikipedia, except Fidel gets to edit all your changes.The resurgent Fidel Castro -- riding a new high as the world's foremost peddler of Bilderberg conspiracies -- has lately been helping his island nation lurch toward the Information Age. Last year, we wrote about Cuba's answer t ... More >>
EngadgetEngadget leaked pictures of an alleged PlayStation phone late last evening that has generated more buzz than a PS3 controller vibrates.According to their website, the Sony Ericsson phone will likely run on the Android 3.0 operating system, features a screen anywhere between 3.7 and 4.1 in ... More >>
MystifyMe Concert Photography via FlickrT-Pain is shooting a music video in the 305 on October 13, and the auto-tune king is looking for "20-30 extras for a club scene," according to a Craigslist posting.T-Pain's "Rap Song," featuring Rick Ross, is a heartfelt track: "Or just put on that N.W.A./C ... More >>
You've groaned at the poor sap stuck working in a fish joint. You've cringed as he's serenaded a renaissance fair. You've run for the bathroom when he roped his friends in for a gleeful group chorus about bicycles. Hopefully, though, you didn't actually get snowed into signing up for the site for ... More >>
From anti-Castro bromides beamed for decades into Cuban airspace to Everglades training camps for squads of never-used, would-be invaders, Miami has a long, mostly futile history of trying to spark change in Cuba from afar. photo by Kotoviski Could free cell phones change life in Havana? ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenStonefoxWith Alexander, Green Mantles and Astari NiteThe Poor House, Fort LauderdaleSaturday, May 1, 2010What follows is an actual online chat, more or less, between New Times Broward-Palm Beach Music Editor Reed Fischer, and regular contributor and Mood Vane Editrix Courtney H ... More >>
seeminglee / CC BY-SA 2.0In the spirit of our upcoming "Best of Miami" issue, we assembled a list of the best missed connections from the month of March. A big thanks to Craigslist for schooling us on one of the best pick-up lines we've heard in a long, long while.1. With the toe compliment and a ... More >>
If Aziz Ansari was a rapper and this was the '90s, the little Tamil motherfucker would be dead in a Mercedes. Why? Because Ansari flipped sides -- East Coast to West Coast -- when he hopped a plane from NYC to Cali so he could become a member of the Judd Apatow Repertory Players of Los Angeles.Th ... More >>
via Revolico.comUvaldo in Havana just posted this '59 Ford Zephyr for sale this morning. It's yours for 14,000 convertible pesos. Revolico isn't just the best place on the web to ogle rusted out Yank Tanks for sale in Havana. As we wrote back in September, it's also the most remarkable example ye ... More >>
The raw space for Sushi Samba presents Graffiti Gone Global for Art Basel Miami '09.The Sugarcane Raw Bar and Grill is a new concept from the creators of Sushi Samba that will premiere during Art Basel 2009 in Midtown Miami and function in coercion with the Sushi Samba presented Graffiti Gone Glo ... More >>
via Wiki CommonsTeleCuba, a small Miami firm, says it has won permission from the Treasury Department to lay the first fiber-optic cable between Miami and Cuba. The announcement comes after the Obama administration eased some restrictions on telecom links to Cuba in April.The line could make call ... More >>
"The naked truth is that the Castro tyrants have taken Cuba 50 years back in time to poverty, decadence, and slavery."
via yrrek's FlickrDid you know a red hot poker is type of plant? We did not until we tried to find a photo for this post. Allegedly foul-mouthed Herald reporter Carol Rosenberg sure pissed off a Navy Commander Jeff Gordon with insinuations about shoving red hot pokers up his ass, for fun!, or som ... More >>
A South Florida Craigslist schemer wants your dubiously acquired vehicles.
Why is Xtreme Indoor Karting in Ft Lauderdale giving away drinks with reduced price racing sessions to ladies on Mondays? Well, it's their ladies night, that's why. Sounds like fun, but the flyer doesn't explain why they're advocating what common sense and MADD tells us is ... More >>
(Full disclosure: Yes, we're blogging about an advertiser, but only because we find it supremely entertaining. The graft has nothing to do with it.) The woman to the right is Beverly, and she's tired of going on a few dates with a man only to discover he's actually not a lawyer but a pizza boy, or ... More >>
"Hip-Roc" rapper JK Citizen has a message "We tryina bring back music, we trying take it to a different level." You may have seen his "Rock The Vote" video on YouTube, over 150,000 people have, but JK Citizen is just getting started.After the jump, see the transcript of the Crossfade interview.
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