Cutler Bay

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    All 34 Cities in Miami-Dade County, Ranked From Worst to Best

    There's nowhere in the U.S. quite like Miami-Dade County. It's larger than Rhode Island, has twice as many people, and is bordered by two national parks. Its 2.5 million residents are among the most diverse in the nation. And they live in a smattering of 34 incorporated cities, which range from 400, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Deering Seafood Festival: Food, Sun, and Junkanoo Celebration

    Thousands of people flocked to the Deering Estate on Cutler Bay to enjoy a perfect Spring afternoon in South Florida. Armed with lawn chairs, savvy fairgoers staked a claim on the expansive estate lawn to enjoy the cool bay breezes and entertainment as they chowed down on fruits of the sea. The we ... More >>

  • News

    March 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Miami Springs' New City Clerk Is Financially Troubled

    Ever ask for a raise before you've even started a job? That's exactly what Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria did after she was offered a $71,850 gig as the new city clerk for Miami Springs. She accepted the job but asked for $75,000 and was granted that boost before she begins April 1. Then again, maybe sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Someone in the Keys Is Torturing Pelicans

    It began December 6 when a boat captain discovered a pelican on Summerland Key that was all but sure to starve. An unknown person had cut two six-inch lacerations in the bird, which exposed the creature's trachea and prevented it from swallowing food. Since that gruesome find, at least ten other bir ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Miami's Ten Best Neighborhood Bars: After Work Happy Hours, Drink While You Work

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. ​Time to bust out another ol' list of best drinking spots in Miami. Every bar is good in our inebriated view, but some have better decor, drink ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Top Five Second Saturday Art Walk Parties in Miami

    ​Art sucks. Get drunk. Music sucks. Dance harder. The lights are too bright. Turn them all off and let the bass drown your body till your heart rattles in your ribcage. Throw your phone against the ground, quit paying your internet bill, never trust a wireless modem, and check out these five Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Watch Out, Guys! Mucho Nacho Is on the Scene

    Mucho NachoMucho Nacho, where girls rule and boys drool (over their nachos, of course).​There's no doubt about it. Even though we wrote a feature about the women of Miami food trucks, this is still a male-dominated scene. Sure, there are women like Giselle Pinto from Sugar Yummy Mama, Nati and Ste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    GastroPod in Print, Trucks at Culinarium, Midtown, Down South

    GastroPod is featured in a new food truck book.​Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes From the Best Kitchens, by Heather Shouse, is the first book about the mobile food trend. In it, the food-on-wheels craze is broken down by region and then city. Prominent cities include New York, San Franc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Shao Roma: New Romanian Food Truck Hits the Road Today, Truck Stop Listings

    Shao Roma​The food truck selection in Miami just got a little more interesting with the addition of Shao Roma today. Shirking the usual food truck clichés of tacos, burgers and sweets, Shao Roma brings fresh and authentic Romanian food to a truck stop near you. At first glance, Shao Roma lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Two Truck Roundups Scheduled For Tonight

    Laine Doss Latin Burger rolling out today.​There are two truck roundup locations this evening, so you're sure to find one convenient to you. Tonight's features Harleys in Cutler  Ridge and Totally Truckin' Thursday is at Midtown. Put the kids, the dog, your friends, your family, your ... More >>

  • News

    December 9, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Local Motion: The President's - LeBron Does Spanglish, Space Alien Freak Outs, and Miami Love Letters

    ​The President LeBron (Roofless Records) I blame my suspicions on authoritative persons based on my pseudo-socialist Latin American upbringing. Did I believe those bozos (namely Hugo "Monkey-Ass-for-Brains" Chavez) when they said they were in charge? No! Do I believe in Junio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Jane Jane Pollock Performs, Screens Film at Sweat Records Saturday

    Jane Jane Pollock​Michael Arcos is one of Miami's most gifted sons. As a filmmaker he makes movies that make people confused, giddy and sometimes a little upset. As a musician he makes music that elicits the same gut reactions. There's something innocent about him and his art. Sometimes. There's s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Bay Meat and Deli: A Neighborhood Throwback

    Open late on weeknights.​The days where everyone knew the first name of their local butcher are long gone--unless you count reading Publix employees' name plates. But the Garcia family in Cutler Bay is counting on the fact that many of us yearn for those days. They recently opened Bay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Two Arrested After Mass Evictions in Liberty City

    The foreclosure crisis hit a fever pitch in Liberty City Tuesday morning, as banks foreclosed on two buildings, causing the eviction of three families.Escorted by several police officers, a bank employee showed up at 820 and 840 NW 70th St. He evicted three families living in the building, which led ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Musician's Discount Center is a South Dade Vinyl Goldmine

    ​ Musician's Discount Center can seem like it's half way to Key West if you live in downtown Miami, Cuba if you're in NMB, or Argentina if you're in Broward, but for Cutler Ridge, West Kendall, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Florida City, and the whole Down South, the store is pretty much just down the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    News Roundup: Deadly Crash Kills Driver and Dozens of Animals

    Jesse Jackson was in town for the Super Bowl and decided to engage in his number one hobby: protesting. He marched against high rates of foreclosure and unemployment. [NBCMiami]A truck pulling a livestock trailer jackknifed in Weston. The driver and about 100 of the animals were killed, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Archive Diver: 1988 Ad For Miami Rock Restaurant and Lounge

    via Miami New Times archives week of September 14 - 20, 1988.​Alright Short Ordrians, this week's Archive Diver needs your help. We like repping for South Dade, but damned if we can find anything anywhere on the internet about this place. Matter fact, we can't even figure out if US1 and Wayne Aven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Miami's Black-Market Cigarette King Pleads Guilty

    Earlier this summer, New Times brought you the story of Roman Vidal, a 54-year-old Cutler Bay resident accused of funneling millions of dollars' worth of black-market cigarettes through the Port of Miami to criminal gangs in Europe.​Just before 11 a.m. today, Vidal pleaded guilty to four counts of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Miami's Black-Market Cigarette King and Irish Terror Financier Likely to Plead Guilty

    A few weeks ago, New Times brought you the story of our own black-market cigarette king, Roman Vidal.The feds accused the gray-haired Cutler Bay resident of funneling millions of illegal smokes through the Port of Miami to England and Ireland. Worse, investigators say Vidal's profits went to a group ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    News Roundup

    MDC's Wolfson Campus will hold a public screening of the Michael Jackson Memorial today. [Herald]Someone went on a car vandalizing spree in Hialeah. [CBS4]Charlie Crist has a pretty humble net worth for a high-profile politician. [NakedPolitics]Meanwhile, Marco Rubio is $900,000 in debt. [NakedPol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Archive Diver - Old Cutler Oyster Co ad from June 1988

    image via Miami New Times Archives week of June 22 - 28, 1988 This week Archive Diver takes you to the original Old Cutler Oyster Company and Raw Bar, which was located at 20535 Old Cutler Road.The restaurant has a storied past in the media. The first Oyster Co was destroyed in 1992's Hurrican ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2009

    What We Know About Cat Killer Suspect Tyler Weinman, the Arrest, and the Reaction

    Courtesy of Miami-Dade Corrections Tyler Weinman, not his class picture but his mugshot. Yes, he's actually smiling.Sometime after midnight this morning, police arrested 18-year-old Tyler Weinman at a party in Coral Gables for the recent string of horrific cat killings that have plagued Cutle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Reward for Cat Killer Tips Upped

    via I Can Haz CheezeburgerThe cat killer of Cutler Bay is still terrorizing South Dade neighborhoods, and the brutal killings only seem to get worse. Authorities believe the criminal strikes the cats with an unknown object before mutilating them with a knife. He then leaves the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Cat Killer Strikes Again

    via I Can Haz Cheezeburger The cat killer of Cutler Bay is still on the run, and continues his spree. The Miami Herald reports that three more cats were found mutilated in the past week. Police found two cats at Southwest 173rd Street and 88th Avenue and 165th Street and 92nd Avenue on Mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Reward Offered for Serial Cat Killer

    via I Can Haz CheezeburgerA vicious killer loose in Palmetto Bay and Cutler Bay is believed to be responsible for the death and mutilation of over nineteen cats, most of them family pets. The killer mutilates and skins the animals, and leaves them for their owners to find. The Human Societ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    News Roundup

    Local Carnival Cruises is canceling all of its stops in Mexico, because of swine flu. [CBS4] Eugenio Montoya handled the finances of a major Colombian drug trafficking outfit. He was sentenced to 30 years in jail in a Miami court yesterday. [BBC] Cutler Bay, Doral, and Miami Gardens may finally get ... More >>

  • News

    March 19, 2009

    Irish Blood

    Feds say Cutler Bay man funded Irish terrorists through Port of Miami scheme.

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Feds: Miami Man Funneled Money To Irish Terrorists Behind This Weekend's Attacks

    A Cutler Bay man funneled money to the Irish terrorists who murdered two British soldiers in Belfast on Saturday, federal prosecutors say in a complaint unsealed in Miami-Dade court today and obtained by Riptide.For at least three years, Roman Vidal, 57, allegedly smuggled millions of dollars in bla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Monkey Jungle Hosts Malagasy Feast

    Monkey Jungle in Cutler Ridge is hosting a Malagasy Feast this Saturday as part of its Malagasy Festival, which is a celebration of Madagascar through the country's food, music, art and animal life.The feast is being prepared by tropical fruit tree expert Robert Barnum and includes Okra Lamb SoupThr ... More >>

  • News

    September 25, 2008

    Letters from the Issue of September 25,2008

    "He entered a new country and effectively told the immigration services: 'I don't care about your laws, catch me if you can.'"

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    Cutler Bay's Monkey Mafia

    The mayor and a sloth at the center of another backcountry feud.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2008

    Fie On You, Castle of Poop and Inconvenience

    I want to start the Burn Down the South Dade Justice Building (after everyone goes home) Club. But in the interest of diplomacy, I’ll settle for re-naming the place The Castle of Poop and Inconvenience. Any takers? Frankly, I feel like all of my constitutional rights and bodily orifices have be ... More >>

  • News

    September 27, 2007

    It Flashes, Moos, and Poos

    Miami's condo market is in the crapper

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2007

    A “Dark Day” for Miami-Dade Police

    Today feels like the “Darkest Day,” the name Miami-Dade Police have coined for the day in early Seventies when a trio of auto-theft detectives were shot and killed. But, today, authorities are hunting for Shawn Sherwin LaBeet, the 25-year-old suspected of shooting four officers -- killing one -- ... More >>

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Get in Check

    Brimstone127 offers a thoughtful but fun hip-hop happening

  • News

    October 13, 2005

    Portrait of a Dealer

    He's young, lives in Kendall, has a day job, and sells blow at a reasonable price

  • Finest Foods

    May 15, 2003


    Robertos Taco Shop

  • News

    March 27, 2003
  • Calendar

    January 9, 2003

    You Speaketh Too

    For five minutes, all the world's your stage at the No Shames show

  • Bars and Clubs

    May 17, 2001
  • Dining

    July 13, 2000

    Calypso Ribs

    Islands Bar-B-Que

  • News

    August 7, 1997

    Gospel Truth

    Pastors in South Dade's black churches have discovered one sure way to attract male membership: Start a choir

  • Dining

    September 21, 1995
  • Dining

    August 10, 1995
  • News

    December 2, 1992

    Down At the Hooch and Brooch

    Imagine a string of saloons where the barstools are comfy, the conversation giddy, and the drinks are always free

  • News

    October 16, 1991
  • News

    October 2, 1991

    Boing! Boing! Boing!

    Cutbacks in the state attorney's Worthless Check Division may have given carte blanche to aspiring check bouncers

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