Some of the most rabid revelry in metal fandom can be found in Latin America, where the devil horns fly hard by the hundreds of thousands. Mosh pits the size of soccer stadiums are the norm, and music about fighting oppressive and corrupt regimes hurtle the masses into cathartic euphoria. Metal su ... More >>
Two weeks ago, Biogenesis clinic founder Tony Bosch and six others were indicted and charged with, among other things, selling steroids to at least 18 local high school athletes. The very next day, Miami-Dade County Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced with a flourish a new pilot progra ... More >>
Bass parties were invented when people started stretching animal skins, beating them with sticks, and dancing around the fire back in the Flintstones days. In Miami during the 1980s, that beat became electronic and it was called bass music. The style has spawned global phenomenons, like Gucci Crew' ... More >>
Groupon. Living Social. Deal Chicken. Voice Daily Deals. With so many online deal programs, you have to break down the massive list into categories to even tell them apart. Now, Miami restaurant lovers can join the money-saving club with a new program called Haute Dining, the brainchild of Buzzy Skl ... More >>
Welcome to a life of mooching, meetings, and trying not to get caught making out with your aides.
Mansfield Staniford wants the Brazilian girl in the picture. He's running around in the anti-fashion trifecta of socks, sneakers and shorts, obsessively pulling his thinning brown hair. Little kids dash between the legs of the business men, photographers, models and moms who are gathered at South Po ... More >>
Movies are alive in the age of McConaughey.
For the third time since 2008 the Miami Hurricanes are on the hunt for a new athletics director. Don't worry though, University of Miami President Donna Shalala says she has heard from literally hundreds of people who wants the job. "I'm getting hundreds of emails from people wanting the job," she t ... More >>
Bloomberg Businessweek recently decided to count down the top 50 best cities in America, and Miami doesn't even make their list.They even based their rankings on attributes like leisure activities (including bars, restaurants, and sports teams), and clean air. So, you'd think we'd at least make it o ... More >>
The invasive plant water spinach is banned in some states — and essential to Asian cooking. In a small village outside Houston, relocated Cambodians are growing and selling it across state lines, hoping to get rich.
See the full 30-photo slideshow of Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias at the American Airlines Arena. Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias American Airlines Arena, Miami Friday, August 31, 2012 Last night, J.Lo and Enrique revealed a bunch of bizarre and fascinating things about themselves at Amer ... More >>
A funny thing is happening with this year's installment of Hard Knocks. Previous seasons focused on obvious, larger-than-life coaching personalities in Rex Ryan, Herm Edwards and Brian Billick, but the idea behind this year's inside look at the Dolphins was to cut out all that cute shit and pull bac ... More >>
The Dallas, Texas blog-turned-label French Express can do no wrong right now. Hotly-tipped artists on the young roster, like Jonas Rathsman, Perseus and Moon Boots, are stirring up a nu-disco storm in clubland. But the label's undisputed star is Chris Malinchak, an NYC-based producer with a gift fo ... More >>
Miami's polling numbers are almost as bad as Gov. Rick Scott's.Public Policy Polling decided to ask Americans whether they view 21 prominent American cities favorably or unfavorably, and Miami didn't do too well. Only 36 percent of Americans view Miami favorably, compared to 33 percent who view the ... More >>
We're not sure that you can get more embarrassing than the current state of the GOP primary, and we're not the only ones who seem to think so. Even a still-anonymous top Republican senator seems to hope that a new candidate jumps in and take the nomination in a contested convention. His preferred ... More >>
Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend.
Art Basel Miami Beach and the surrounding bacchanal kicks off this week, and on the tenth anniversary of the festivities we've realized the entire week comes down to two factors: expensive artwork and free booze. So it's about time that an artist fully combines the two into one work. Austrian art ... More >>
Photo by Sebastian EdgeRadioheadRadiohead just released the first 10 dates of its 2012 US tour and we couldn't be any happier. Thom Yorke and his mates from Oxfordshire will be kicking things off at the American Airlines Arena on Monday, February 27. Since releasing its eighth studio album, The ... More >>
This past June, reporters from two of our sister papers, New Times Broward-Palm Beach and the Dallas Observer, hunted down a tip that Gov. Rick Scott has a brother residing in Texas who was living off government handouts and with a criminal record that included drug possession. It was mildly ... More >>
The day is almost here. After one of the most scrutinized regular seasons afforded to any team in just about all of NBA history the Miami Heat are set to platy their first play-off game with LeBron James and Chris Bosh joining Dwayne Wade in red and black tomorrow. They'll face off at home ag ... More >>
What exactly was Charlie Murphy doing before he got famous for slapping the shit out of Rick James on Chappelle's Show? "Well, I was in movies. The last 20 years, I've been writing movies, being in movies. Between that and just hustling... I was a martial arts instructor for a couple years. I did ... More >>
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
Here we go. Live-blogging the NFL Draft. Pretty much like watching the draft with someone as losery as yourself. Only on the Internet! This is the first time the NFL Draft is being held in primetime. Because you're not buying enough KFC Double Downs for your fatass kids dammit! Also, tonight is t ... More >>
Jacob KatelWalking the red carpet. Last week Crossfade got invited to Greenwich Studios in North Miami where Univision is filming their new mega reality talent competition Viva El Sueño. Univision was holding an industry preview of the program for big-wig executives, rich, important and famous p ... More >>
When you think about it, Mizner Park is sort of like an overstuffed, smothered burrito. There are all the fancy Boca ladies sporting expensive jewelry - they're the cheese. There are the teenage children of wealth driving around in cars worth more than the valets who park them make in two years - th ... More >>
Justin Namon GrandMarnier, Julie Budet (a.k.a. Yelle) and Tepr. When French electro-pop trio Yelle's C'est La Amerique tour stopped at the Magic City last Friday, we decided it was a good opportunity to meet with the group face-to-face. We originally hoped to spend the day with Yelle, getting to kn ... More >>
In which a doe-eyed dog finally gets invited to a nice house
At least the Heat's Xtreme Team special-events coordinator is a winner
Neither rain, nor cops, nor crabby neighbors can stop South Florida's house concerts
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.