In June 2013, Alex Rodriguez was sweating the biggest drug scandal in MLB history. Six months after Miami New Times had revealed a local clinic called Biogenesis was selling steroids to scores of top players, MLB was closing in on Tony Bosch, the clinic's owner. Bosch was a big problem, but first A- ... More >>
When I started writing for Short Order in 2010, Lee Klein already was an established commodity in the Miami food scene, having written for Miami New Times for well over a decade. For me, Lee is the standard bearer of what food writing should be. And, after so many years of working in what can stil ... More >>
As Alex Rodriguez fights for his baseball-playing life in New York this week, he's forbidden from discussing the details of the case before an arbitrator who will decide whether Major League Baseball's 211-game ban will stand. But that didn't stop A-Rod from suing MLB last night over its investigati ... More >>
60 Minutes is reporting this morning that Alex Rodriguez may have done quiet possibly the most Alex Rodriguez thing ever to cover his own ass. The report indicates that in the weeks after Miami New Times broke the Biogenesis story, Alex Rodriguez's inner circle obtained and leaked documents that im ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain is at it again. The celebrity chef and author is on yet another Twitter rant. and the object of his scorn is none other than Geraldo Rivera. First, a few weeks ago, Bourdain tweeted a completely justified message about Justin Bieber's pissing in a restaurant bucket instead of walki ... More >>
The morning of Monday, October 29 dawned cloudy and a little windy in New York City, which came as a surprise to the eight million or so inhabitants who had expected God himself to be pissing on the city at the break of dawn.The national media had been breathlessly predicting the End of Days for the ... More >>
We were so looking forward to the Ochocinco-era of the Miami Dolphins, but it appears to be over before it even started.Chad Johnson (formerly Chad Ochocinco) has reportedly been cut by the team following an arrest last night after allegedly head-butting his wife, Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada ... More >>
An 11-year-old girl visiting from New York died on Wednesday in Orlando after being electrocuted while trying to fetch a ball from a pond at a resort's putt-putt golf course.Ashton Jojo was visiting Orange Lake Resort, just a few miles west of the Disney World parks, with her family from Latham, New ... More >>
Prosecutors in the Trayvon Martin case released a stash of evidence to a mouth-watering press horde yesterday evening, making public hundreds of pages of witness testimony, medical reports and photos. The headline takeaways: Zimmerman was hurt (his nose broken and head bloodied) and a few neighbors ... More >>
Stay safe, MadgeJust three-days removed from Madonna's big tour announcement, reports that Madge's biggest fan had escaped from the California mental health facility he was living in an effort to either (a) "slice [her] throat from ear to ear, or (b) drop serious coin on the Ultimate VIP Package, ... More >>
The combined out-of-control forces of Lindsay Lohan, Britney Spears and Paris Hilton really don't even come close to the sheer disaster that is Charlie Sheen's life. In just his latest episode, the Two and a Half Men star went on an alleged alcohol and cocaine fueled naked rampage in which h ... More >>
via InterviewPictures like this one should cut anyone's ego down to size.The Miami-set season of Jersey Shore will be dropped onto the world in exactly a week, but one thing audiences won't see in the next installment of the pop-culture train wreck is acknowledgment of the cast's growing fame. Pr ... More >>
Despite the pleas of New York's local media, it seems that LeBron James will not be heading to join the Knicks. Or so says Charles Oakley, a former Knicks player and close pal of LeBron. "Chicago or Miami. Not New York. He's leaving," Oakley told the New York Daily News.Hmmm, the Heat and the B ... More >>
As a wee boy my baseball hero was Kirby Puckett. I know Marlins fans may not be able to comprehend the idea of a star player staying with a single team his entire career, but Puckett did, and racked up two World Series championships for the Twins and an impressive batting average. Then, a few years ... More >>
Whoever runs PR for the University of Miami Athletics Department should either be fired, or is having a hard time convincing higher-ups that they're being total idiots. Even after Alex Rodriguez has admitted to using performance enhancing drugs, the University of Miami sees no reason, no reason what ... More >>
The excellent New York quartet Locksley opens for Rooney tonight (along with the Bridges) at Revolution. Still unsigned, thanks to their catchy Brit-inflected power pop, and a fierce penchant for self-promotion, the band already boasts an enviable string of high-profile television appearances and to ... More >>
Ralph Nader looks at Florida and sees a decadent Democratic Party
A Miramar family gets the full suspect treatment
As the university grows and grows, it has hit some of its neighbors
Without apology, Bob Crane's son shows the world Hogan's privates
South Beach clubland tough guy Chris Paciello may soon show himself to be not so tough after all
He's a genius, a trickster, and a rogue. Preston Henn is also owner of one of the world's biggest flea markets.
Until a recent makeover and the forced departure of its editor, Broward's so-called alternative weekly lived up to its name
Not so long ago the infamous Latin Kings ruled Miami's gangland streets. Now their missionaries are bringing a new message.
Miami Herald sports columnist Dan Le Batard goes Cosmo and cements his reputation as the paper's gender-relations expert
You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.
Tropical paradise or violent hellhole? If you ask the wizards selected to design the city's publicity campaign, the answer is as clear as a bright summer day.