• Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    Gay Rights Battle Heats Up in Doral With Mysterious Fliers, Public Hearing Tonight

    Last month, when the City Council of Doral unanimously approved a plan to extend benefits to domestic partners of city employees -- becoming the seventh Miami-Dade County to do so -- the move was hailed by activists and city leaders. But the council's decision has also sparked strong opposition. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    Miami-Dade Is One of the Healthiest Counties in America, Somehow

    Are you 305 till you die? Because that might mean you'll be 305 for a long, long time. According to a new study, Miami-Dade is one of the healthiest counties not only in Florida but also in all of America. It's in the top 10 percent of healthiest counties overall across the United States and the fif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Forget Pain & Gain: Ten Other Real-Life Miami Capers That Should Be Made Into Movies

    With Michael Bay's big-screen adaptation of Pain & Gain opening atop the box office this weekend, masses of moviegoers discovered what Miamians already knew: Pete Collins' tale of bodybuilders gone bad is one hell of a great yarn. But the Sun Gym Gang's capers barely scratch the surface of Miam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Eight People Whose Miami Dolphins Tattoos Are Now Outdated

    You love your team so much that you get its logo permanently tattooed on your skin. Then the team does the unthinkable: changes that logo. Sure, that automatically establishes you as an old-school fan of sorts, but it's gotta suck when you have something inked on your body that the team abandoned.Me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Five Damn Good Reasons to Vote Down Miami's Pit Bull Ban Today

    Also read "Pit Bull Ban Spurs Dog Fight"Even if dozens of party primaries don't get your blood pressure up, there's one compelling ballot item that should drive you to the polls today: For the first time since 1989, Miamians have a chance to strike down one of the nation's dumbest laws. Dade's pit b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    One in Every 17 Floridians Can Carry a Concealed Gun

    Ever casually glance around the supermarket and wonder just how many folks loading milk into their cart are also secretly packing heat? The answer, based on new data from the state, is one in every 17 of them. Or at least that's how many Floridians now have valid concealed carry permits as the state ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up: The Friday Lord's Prayer

    Jacob KatelWhen life gives you lemons....go to a restaurant, enjoy a meal, and have lemon curd for dessert. ​Though work's not gone, thy week is done, in the city, the suburbs, and rurals. Give us this our daily blog. And go get us some wings, as we go get us some pitchers. And lead us not into an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Miami Beach Will Improve Its Gay Rights Ordinance

    ​When it comes to gay rights in Florida, the Miami Beach is an island of awesomeness. It's almost like discovering a San Francisco in a sea of Alabama. In 1992, city commissioners were among the first to advocate protecting LGBT folks from workplace discrimination. This past Wednesday, the commiss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Food News Roundup - Naked Tacos, Food Bank, Bad Habits, Cookies, Bees and Cocaine

    8 year old Miami Beach kid Joshua Williams tackles world hunger, starts in Dade. [Herald]Sometime Miamian, the pregnant Kourtney Kardashian, craves fruit smoothies, eats twizzlers and Mexican food in bed, runs around naked all day. [USMagazine]Ford Motor Company and Newman's Own donate a refrigerate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    North One 10 Introduces The "Not Miami Spice Menu" for $25 Per Person

    Image via New Times Archives - photo by Jonathan PostalDewey LoSasso with proteges​North One 10 is the recipient of 4 consecutive Best Of Miami titles, 2 positive Lee Klein reviews, and the distinction of being among the best restaurants in Dade.They are now offering a Friday and Saturday dinner s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    $7.95 at Choice Cafe, Real Korean and Chinese Food in Wynwood

    Jacob KatelGoon-Mandu, pan fried dumplings with soy sauce and radish. There are hardly any Korean restaurants in the whole county of Dade, but where there's demand, there's supply. Miami's fashion district, on the west side of Wynwood is home to a small enclave of Korean shop owners. Choice Cafe, on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Flyer of the Week: Kreamy 'Lectric Santa releases Operation Spacetime Cynderblock

    As wild admirers of Johnny Cash, Karl Marx, and Pee Wee Herman, the ex-Miami and now Oakland-based outfit Kreamy 'Lectric Santa makes a skuzzy, avant-garde sound that could be called "kinder commune rockabilly." But that might be short-selling a crew that's got as many facets as an LSD-25 trip in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Archive Diver: Monsters Of Rock with Metallica at The Orange Bowl in June, 1988

    From New Times Archives Issue Week June 1 - 7, 1988 Texas might have "Remember the Alamo!" But Dade will always remember the Orange Bowl. Just think, this week in 1988, the Monsters Of Rock tour put NW 3rd street on smash. Wouldn't it be cool if Metallica rocked Little Havana nowadays? Yes, yes it w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    Bring Your Gear to the Stormy Mondays Blues Jam Every Week at the Fish House, Kendall

    Wassup Kendall. Dade got heat in every corner of the county so put your whiskey up for some down home blues, beers, and food on Stormy Mondays at The Fish House at 10000 SW 56 Street (Miami, FL 33165). The event takes place every Monday night featuring music by artists Papa Joe, Steve Stacey, Geor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    AIWF Rib Cook Off

    There's some seriously saucy Sunday shenanigans coming our way in the form of the American Institute of Wine and Food's Annual Rib Cook-off, scheduled for Sunday, October 12 at 4 p.m.. Local students from Florida Culinary, Johnson and Wales, The Art Institute of FTL, Cordon Bleu, and Florida Interna ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2006

    Metro Murders on the Rise

    Happy New Year: Homicides are on the rise in Miami-Dade County! According to Metro Dade and city police statistics through Dec. 28, 165 people were killed in 2006. Compare that with 2005 - when 120 people were killed - and you have a 37 percent increase in homicides. (These numbers only include t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2005

    Country Livin'

    Splitting rails is cool ...for a day

  • Dining

    May 1, 2003

    Little Italian Bargain

    Hallandale's loss is Miami's Italian gain

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    The Comeback Kid Does South Beach

    Angry Jewish machers, a SoBe club mogul, and Bill Clinton in the middle

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    August 20, 1998

    He Made Dade

    Battling cancer, veteran pol Dante Fascell talks of war, Cuba, and a lifetime of putting Miami on the map

  • Music

    October 16, 1997
  • News

    September 18, 1997

    The Beat Goes Off

    There was Cuban music at Midem's inaugural Miami music conference, but not much -- and maybe never again

  • News

    June 19, 1997

    When Is a House Not a Home?

    Perhaps when Dade school board members pay the rent but live elsewhere

  • News

    November 14, 1996

    Clinical Depression

    Hounded by budget crises, unflattering audits, and general gripes about management, the Economic Opportunity Family Health Center circles the wagons

  • News

    July 18, 1996

    The Ethnic Chopping Block

    To win the most important election in Dade County history, the top mayoral candidates have hacked the voting public to pieces

  • News

    March 28, 1996
  • Film

    February 22, 1996
  • News

    January 25, 1996


    Toxic sewage spawns swamp monsters; officials say no cause for alarm

  • News

    September 21, 1995

    The Boulder Boys Must Die

    When federal prosecutors seek the death penalty in drug-related murders, the defendants are almost always black. Why should Miami's first "kingpin" case be any exception?

  • News

    August 17, 1995

    In the Dead of the Night

    While you were sound asleep, the Dade County Commission spent hundreds of millions of your dollars. Aren't you glad they didn't bother to wake you?

  • News

    July 27, 1995

    Dade's Greatest Hits

    A requiem for some heavyweights that have tussled with the wrecking ball and lost

  • News

    July 13, 1995

    Dialing Your Dollars

    You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.

  • News

    May 4, 1995

    Field of Teens

    When you grow up in the migrant labor camps of South Dade, sometimes it's gang life -- and sometimes it's no life

  • News

    February 9, 1995
  • News

    June 15, 1994

    As Sweetwater Turns

    There was nepotism on the police force and a councilman got busted for hawking fake IDs. But a slew of investigators haven't even begun to sort out the perpetual brouhaha that masquerades as city government.

  • News

    May 25, 1994

    Throw Away This Newspaper

    And you just might face hefty fines, thanks to the countywide crackdown on businesses and landlords that refuse to recycle

  • News

    May 4, 1994

    The Owe Zone

    Most people pay their taxes. Some people don't. Some people get their name in the newspaper.

  • News

    March 30, 1994


    If the USDA's downsizing program kills off the historic Subtropical Research Station in South Dade, it wouldn't be a total loss

  • News

    January 5, 1994

    Bah Humbug! And That's Final!

    Andy Menendez, the county's homeless czar, spreads a little holiday cheer

  • News

    August 18, 1993

    If We Could Talk to the Animals...

    "Wheet! Wheet!" would mean "Get out of my way, you stupid possum!" Or so the Hollywood mmission thinks.

  • News

    June 23, 1993

    A Tale of Tent City

    Last spring, when Dade County united with a local charity to help the hurricane's homeless, the partnership sounded too good to be true. It was.

  • News

    June 2, 1993
  • News

    April 14, 1993

    Save the Toursits! Save the Economy!

    And to hell with life in Miami's black ghettos

  • News

    February 5, 1992

    I Said Pull Over, Lady!

    Did cops beat the daylights out of her, or was schoolteacher Paula Redo merely the victim of "facial injuries when there was contact with the ground"?

  • News

    January 22, 1992

    Wheeling and Dealing

    U.S. Rep. William Lehman snags $2.5 million in federal money for bike paths in his Dade district - and cyclists aren't taking it sitting down

  • News

    November 27, 1991

    Carry That Wait

    Got a problem with your landlord? Take a number. A big number.

  • News

    July 18, 1990

    Nothing Personal

    Dade County peddles public records - including yours - for a profit

  • News

    July 11, 1990

    Pretrial Services

    Of approximately 55,000 people arrested and charged with felonies in Dade County every year, more than 20,000 are released under the aegis of Pretrial Services while awaiting trial

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