New Times did serious damage at the recent Florida Press Club Awards, announced Monday, taking home far more trophies than any other weekly paper in the state and ranking with the best in virtually every significant category. The paper took five first places and a passel of runners-up.
My old buddy Bob Norman is shipping outta New Times Broward Palm Beach and heading for the TV news. Bob has been the franchise player at that paper for years -- ably assisted by the likes of a staff that has included stars like Sam Eifling, Ed Newton, Tony Ortega, Mike Mooney, Lisa Rab, Trevo ... More >>
"Bulldog is to barbecue what Cuban food is to Pollo Tropical."
"He's nothing but a corrupt criminal. Hopefully, God will change him when he's sitting in prison and realizes what he's done."
"Everyone is blaming the problems of this project on the tanking economy, without even thinking about the death of a once very popular Omni Mall."
"Call me skeptical of every piece of logic that comes from the Latin Builders Association's lobbyist."
Miami New Times staff writer Francisco Alvarado has been named journalist of the year in the Florida Awards of Excellence contest, edging out writers from every daily, weekly, and other newspaper across the state. His coverage of schools, immigration, and -- um -- marijuana cultivation knocked the ... More >>
It's always a good feeling as a publication when artists that you've been covering on the ground for years finally gain the national exposure that you know they deserve. Such was the feeling yesterday as I read through a great story on Miami's growing indie music scene by written by former Herald re ... More >>
Da Hood Gone Wild creator takes cues from Joe Francis.
Dontrelle Willis gets sent off in style, sorta.
They are the modern versions of monster stories. True Crime writers seek out such tales every day, finding them in two sentence-long police blotter blurbs, law enforcement sources lamenting the one that got away, or victims looking for justice. They pile on hours of research and interviews, buildin ... More >>
By 7:00 she was begging her boyfriend for sex
We deal with people on the worst days of their lives
"The public has been hoodwinked."