The holidays are in full swing! All over Miami, palm trees are covered in lights and Santas are sipping mojitos in the warm sun. We know there are just two shopping weekends left before the big day -- but there are so many other things to do. So reserve some mall time and then take a few moments ... More >>
With all of the breweries popping up around town lately, it's surprising to know that Miami has only two homebrew supply stores. Now comes DaddyBrews Homebrew Supply store, which holds its grand opening party on September 28. Amazingly, this is the middle of Oktoberfest. So if you're not looking ... More >>
So Microsoft hasn't been cool since Windows 95 went obsolete on December 31, 2001, right? All the hip kids have been buying Macs and MacBooks and Mac OS and iPods and iPads for over a decade. Basically, ever since Steve Jobs (RIP) and company started building desktops that looked like gumdrops. You ... More >>
With its grand opening party on Sunday, Sgt. Peppers Subs is announcing to the world that it is here to stay. Owner Nelson Couso originally opened his shop on SW 183rd Street and remained at that location for 15 years. He later opened a second store near Dadeland Mall, which stuck around for five ye ... More >>
Last week, we reported on a lawsuit accusing two Miami-Dade officers of excessive force in an arrest outside a Kendall nightclub in 2010. As it turns out, one of those officers, Jose A. Huerta, was recently fired after 10 years on the force. Turns out his firing, had nothing to do with lawsuit. Inst ... More >>
Miami International Mall has been a favorite in Doral since opening its doors in the early 1980s. The mall was renovated in 2000 and redesigned to go along with the international theme similar to nearby Miami International Airport. Consumers bring their children and frequent the Simon Property Group ... More >>
Like a lot of Apple fanboys, county Commissioner Bruno Barreiro recently spent big at the silicon superstore -- nabbing $6,583 worth of electronics at the Lincoln Road and Dadeland Mall outlets. He also reimbursed himself $4,166 for a computer.He didn't spend his own money on the gadgets; he dipped ... More >>
â€‹Spearheading much of mainland Miami nightlife's response to the tragedy in Haiti is a man known as the Haitian Hillbilly. Born Alain Maximilien, this hipster redneck (of sorts) not only spent many of his more formative years in the island nation; his father runs Maison des Anges, a 120-child orph ... More >>
Over the weekend, pretty much every newspaper editorial board in the state wrote mean things about new Sen. George LeMieux. [Buzz]Oh, and word on the street is LeMieux might be interested in running for U.S. Senate against Bill Nelson in 2012, or for attorney general. [Buzz]Debbie Wasserman Sch ... More >>
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You want face time with the Big Guy? Hand over some plastic, Mom
During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.
Former Miami homicide detective Nelson Andreu's memories are etched in blood
How 'bout annually? A collective of artists and writers finds it takes superhuman effort to get a comic book hybrid off the ground.
Here in My Car
Nate Brooks goes from gangsta to athlete to rapper -- and wonders what's next
Chile demands that former secret police agent Armando Fernandez Larios face justice for his role in the murderous Caravan of Death. But he seems to be safe in Miami -- thanks to the U.S. government.
Chile's infamous undercover operative Armando Fernandez Larios has lived a quiet life in Miami. But his past is about to catch up with him.
Design and Architecture Day
Deep in the heart of Little Havana, El Credito's expatriate artisans quietly go about the business of hand-rolling the creme de la creme of Cuban cigars