The room is steamy and dark. Magenta and blue spotlights contour sweaty, gyrating bodies as grimy hip-hop booms through bass-y speakers. This isn't a seedy sausage fest at a club on South Beach. "Imagine LIV on Sunday without the drinks and without the men and enough room where you can dance your ... More >>
With EDM and PLUR on eternal overdrive in Miami, it's easy to forget the city's real musical roots. Before Peace, Love, Unity, and Respect, there were big, booty, bitches. The Magic City boasts its fair share of rap anthems that molded Dade County into a mecca for rump-shaking club hits. And it's O ... More >>
See also "Juvenile Arrested in Miami Beach This Morning." When Terius Gray (AKA Juvenile) was arrested on Miami Beach outside LIV at 4 a.m. today, he might have said, "Ha? I'm just Being Myself, wearing these Solja Rags in this 400 Degreez heat, following The G-Code and speaking my Project English ... More >>
Jacob KatelThe Burger Beast is a brain ninja.The Miami Street Food Fest could one day be bigger than the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, but it'll have to get its wheels on the road first.This spring, the first annual Fest will welcome carts, trucks, vendors, tents, and the people who love th ... More >>
Music is a WeaponUnplug Your Mind (Self-released)musicisaweaponband.com Music Is A Weapon has already proven its chops beyond simple question, and this EP is a natural progression for the outfit. It opens with the post - industrial - hardcore track "1968 the 2-Bit Hustler," and bleeds into a ro ... More >>
via rooflessrex.blogspot.comLike smoking crack in Guanajuato.The American Legion Harvey Seeds Post 29 off of 64th Street and Biscayne (6447 NE Seventh Avenue, Miami) is named after Harvey Seeds, the first Dade County representer killed in action in World War I in France by a hand grenade explodin ... More >>
Wow, look at all those blogs.Is it really 52 degrees out right now? That's damn near freezing. What's next, snowballs on South Beach, ice chains on the Turnpike, county workers salting down US1, sledding down Mount Trashmore, ice skating in Kendale Lakes? Cold weather's for the birds, and our str ... More >>
M1 from Dead Prez has a message for Obama; he tells it to a camera held by Buggah Da Govanah from On Point Entertainment in what looks like a suburban revolutionary cave as a means of rallying support for TPS for Haitians in the USA.M1 tells Obama that in Haiti "Human beings are subjected to the ty ... More >>
image via Miami New Times archives week of September 7 - 13, 1988Yesterday And Today Records is a legendary Dade County mom-and-pop record store. The above ad is from their original location, long since closed, but guess what, they're still open at 9275 SW 40 St. At 28 years strong and coun ... More >>
Jacob KatelOn point like an Immokalee mutt. Labor Day's passing means that Summer's over and it's time to get serious. Stick with us as we put our nose to the grindstone and bring you and the South Florida massive into the fold as we explore Dade County food stories. Here are some links to other ... More >>
image via farmshare.orgDon't take food out of their mouths.What happens when a government starves its people? Dade County will find out the hard way if it axes Farm Share from its budget as proposals suggest.Farm Share is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization that provides food directly to at least ... More >>
Where can the best burger for the buck be bought?
Super bitch Anita Bryant led a successful campaign in 1977 to overturn a Dade County ordinance that prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. In 1998 the ordinance was reinstated, and citizens voted to keep it in 2002. Anita and her views seem silly now. Since the gay rights move ... More >>
They're happy to remain "Dade County" trash.
A half-century before the Tiger Woods era, black Miamians fought a losing battle to hit the links
Dade's home rehab loan program is more adept at breaking hearts than repairing houses
Superintendent Roger Cuevas and a few dozen of his top administrators received graduate degrees from diploma mills. No wonder Dade's schools are in such great shape.
Want to make Big Tobacco really mad? Just try importing export-only cigarettes
An investigation into complaints about police use of excessive force confirms what many citizens already believe: Cops cover for cops
The Old South Dade Dump is an open-air museum of pollution history -- and it's all ours
The bumper stickers are everywhere. The banners can't be missed. Dade County is a veritable vision in Love Your Neighbor regalia. But is everyone out there really happy?
Carlos Herrera leaped up from Hialeah, took aim, and got himself a beauty: Homestead Air Force Base
The Pottinger case returned to Judge Atkins's courtroom, and both sides came out firing
When authorities pledged to reflood the Everglades, they tried to accommodate residents of the 8 1/2 Square Mile Area in Southwest Dade. They're still trying.
Just keep them out of Coconut Grove
Videotapes! Drill presses! Toasters! Sphygmomanometers! If the Dade County Store's prices were any lower, they'd be insane!
The USDA stopped the importation of giant African snails to Florida, but there were a couple left behind...
A pair of firefighters' unions waging a turf war in Key Biscayne and the Port of Miami? Gee, times really are tough.
When is a taxi not a taxi? When it's a limousine. And when is a limo legal? Not very often.
Crushed in a garbage truck, poisoned by a landlady, crapped out-literally--during a dice game. These and more are buried in this county's cemetaries, and come Halloween night, they'll be dying to get out