Just days after launching a radio ad in the Orlando market blaming Charlie Crist for "for a lost generation of African-Americans," the mysterious political group Progressive Voice is back with a new ad running in North Florida that calls one of Crist's marquee political efforts as a Republican State ... More >>
Hell yeah, it's Friday. That means it's time to eat, get hammered, and then eat again. But before you start all the revelry, let's go over the proper linguistics of Miami food and booze. Una hartura: A state of gluttony spawned by consuming excess edibles. Symptoms include paunch, immobility, and ... More >>
There's really no doubt that Florida leads the nation -- if not Planet Earth -- in insane crimes. In the past month, we've had an elderly guy showing up pants-less and masturbating at a McDonald's drive-thru, a woman twerking obscenely in front of a school bus full of kids, and the inventor of the W ... More >>
Miami is less than four years removed from an epic real estate crash that wrecked the local economy, but it seems lately new luxury condos are breaking ground every week. Most of the local economy is still in shambles. Unemployment still remains high. The vast majority of local residents are still s ... More >>
As evidences by this BuzzFeed listicle the racist folks of American Twitter were none too pleased that President Barack Obama won reelection on Tuesday, and a new analysis by Floating Sheep found that most of the racist Tweets were coming out of -- surprise! -- the South. Don't worry though, Florid ... More >>
Oktoberfest is out; pumpkin beers are in. But do they taste like a pie or a pumpkin? If you're feeling a little apprehensive about drinking brew made from an oversize gourd, remember that beer is beer and that no two pumpkin beers are the same. There is a history of brewing beer with pumpkin. During ... More >>
Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country. With the nation's major-party political conventions drawing to a close recently with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first bla ... More >>
For megalomaniac megastars, dominance in one genre is never enough. We've seen famous faces gracing everything from boxes of breakfast cereal to frozen dinners, and now, one of music's biggest moguls is lending his name to a new liqueur. Producer, songwriter, and rapper Timbaland is the man b ... More >>
Hey, *pssst*, I've got a plot of beachfront property in beautiful Hialeah to sell you for just $10k. Yeah, I'm just gonna need your social and bank account info, and its as good as yours. Yes, to no ones surprise 247WallSt.com has ranked our sunny state of Florida number one in the shady arena ... More >>
Paying homeless people $70 a day to serve as human wifi hotspots is a bizarre way to make a buck, but it's indicative of the hustler's spirit at South By Southwest this year. Folks are grinding hard and employing increasingly-gimmicky measures to make money. But there's more to it than that. Lik ... More >>
In a little over two years, Chris Dorworth will be the second-most powerful man in Tallahassee. Barring some sort of momentous Democratic take over, the Republican has already been elected to serve as Speaker of the House from 2014 to 2016. Funny thing is, back in 2009, Dorworth was nearly broke. ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees.
via soundcloud.com/work-drugsRemember your cousin's Quinces? Aside from the choreographed salsa rueda, what was the entertainment like? Chances are if your prima turned 15 in Miami, it was a Yellow Pages DJ-for-hire that mixed a blend booty bass, merengue, and a few slow jams after sprinkling T ... More >>
Why, yes, that is Marco Rubio peering at you from the latest cover of Time magazine. Unlike yesterday's tea bagger beefcake calendar, the cover is for real. Rubio takes one of four special-edition covers that feature some of the most talked-about Republican candidates from across the country, and ... More >>
Despite the fact the outrageous fight for his former seat, former Senator Mel Martinez has been relatively quiet on the political front. Though Martinez, who also had brief stints in George W. Bush's cabinet and has chairman of the Republican National Committee, is now speaking out against his party ... More >>
Photos by Jacquelynn D. PowersA slice of the eggplant Marino at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza. For too long, I've been hearing everyone raving about how great Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza is. Fans drool over the chicken wings, calling them the best in town. The pizza, too, is described as nothing shor ... More >>
Harvey in action.Harvey's Smokehouse BBQwww.harveysmokehousebbq.com20218 Old Cutler Road, Cutler Bay 33189(305) 233-1227 Harvey Alexander is not your usual southern grill master. Firstly, he's not from the south, even though he opened Harvey's Smokehouse Barbecue way down south in Cutler B ... More >>
via OddJackNot quite the corruption capitol, but we have our share.What's that old cliché? A sunny place for shady people? Well, we've heard it applied to various locales, but we think Florida definitely epitomizes it, and the Daily Beast agrees. The prolific list makers ranked each U.S. state o ... More >>
How strong is God's Power? via Name of the Year blogCan God's Power dominate this bracket?Tough enough to take down both Hitler and Stalin? Tenacious enough to defeat the villainous X'Zavier Bloodsaw? Brave enough to destroy Dr. Speedy Nutz? America will soon find out. Miami may not have an ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dearsomeone/ / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Artie circa 2006, California.What's fat, funny, loves dope, and makes Howard Stern laugh?We haven't seen Artie Lange in Miami since January last year, when he was promoting his book Too Fat to Fish at Book & Books in Coral Gables.He w ... More >>
Counting Charlie Crist's announcement today that he's chosen his former Chief of Staff to fill out the remained of Mel Martinez's senate term, in that past year alone six United States Senators have entered office through being appointed by a Governor. Depending the outcome of a debate over a law ... More >>
Thoughts from all over: -Saturday is the 12th Annual New Times Original Beerfest, in case all the fanfare has eluded you. Show up at 7 p.m. with $25 in hand (or buy tix in advance now - highly recommended), and you'll be rewarded with four hours of non-stop beer sampling, eating, and live music. If ... More >>
Ply her with aphrodisiacs all night, and you've got it made, right? This week in New Times, Robb Walsh dispenses pearls of wisdom on the world's favorite bivalve here. And below, a plan to spend your V-Day shelling out:Sage Bistro and Oyster Bar 2000 Harrison St,, Hollywood, 954-391-9466 This sw ... More >>
Lewis BlackSaturday, January 24, 2009The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason TheaterBetter Than: Crying about things.The Bush Administration may be gone, but don't think for a second that they've taken away all of Lewis Black's targets. "People think stupidity left the country," cracks Black. ... More >>
Katherine Cue, of course, isn't the only recent controversial appointment to an elected office. Yesterday, Delaware's Governor announced that she would appoint Vice President-elect Joe Biden's chief of staff Edward Kaufman to his soon to be vacated senate seat. The Governors of Illinois and po ... More >>
South Beach's favorite Haitian restaurant One thing is certain after Sarah Palin's St. Louis showdown with Joe Biden, or at least after watching the debate with 30 to 40 Democrats packed into a stuffy room above Tap Tap: Liberals may have finally found the accent and vernacular they hate even more ... More >>
Remember that Anti-Radical Islam DVD, Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West, you got in your Herald two weekends ago? Remember how we said it was controversial, and possibly a teensy bit Anti-Islam, as opposed to plain old anti-Radical Islam? Remember how after we suggested The Herald shou ... More >>
Last week Victoria Fedden sent us this awesome memory of finding free food in Delaware: "Each summer we were chicken-neckers. We stood on bridges in the dawn's mist, over nearly stagnant creeks or nearly up to our knees in eelgrass, dragging strings tied to raw chicken necks through the dark water ... More >>
This month's issue of Food & Wine taps our very own Allen Susser, of Chef Allen's in Aventura, for recommendations about where to buy great local foodstuffs in South Florida.
Ky-mani Marley steps out of his father's — and his fellow musician brothers' — shadow
The Bitch chases down rumors about VW's new model
The past, present, and future of horse racing are all in South Florida
Wall Street gives new meaning to the term "artist portfolio"
Poets spread the word
A decade of daiquiri-induced hangovers hasn't dulled Wet Willie's puerile appeal
Ride a golf cart through the Glades. Carry a shotgun. Fire at clay pigeons. Ahhh, the life of the leisure class!
Mountain-bike enthusiasts are stump-jumping mad after being evicted from their favorite South Dade path
Krishnas brought music and chants to downtown's Government Center. Then someone stole their thunder.