It's pretty hard to follow in the large boot steps of John Timoney, the one-time Miami police chief. In fact, ever since Miami New Times crowned Timoney "America's Worst Cop" in 2007, it's taken us five years to find suitable successors to the title.But the quintet of contenders in Miami this year u ... More >>
There's annoying roommate behavior: playing music too loudly, never doing the dishes, leaving the toilet seat up. Then there's creepy roommate behavior: secretly recording you having sex with a hidden webcam installed in your room.Edward Raymond Mathis is a creepy roommate.
We're on the fence about flutes.Yesterday, we wandered around the Government Center in Downtown Miami-- site of the Occupy Miami tent-camp-- and found ourselves, well, a bit underwhelmed by the protest scene.
By now, Occupy Wall Street and Occuoy Miami protesters must know that their critics ... More >>
Sef Gonzalez is an eater, not a fighter.Last week, Short Order reported that blogger Sef Gonzalez (better known as The Burger Beast) had received a cease-and-desist email from Miami-Dade Assistant County Attorney, Thomas Logue.
In the email, Logue stated Burger Beast's Miami Food Truck logo ... More >>
via Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeMiriam GarmasIf you're going to rip off your own mom for ten grand, you may as well get your money's worth, right? So goes the tale of Miriam Garmas, a 34-year-old from Stock Island who police say committed the perfectly stereotypical South Florida crime by defra ... More >>
AlexMuse via FlickrIt's our first day at the Miami New Times new offices, and to celebrate, we treated ourselves to a fancy, ergonomic laptop cooling dock from diamond-in-the-rough retailer, Kohl's, in Hialeah.First, a brief explanation as to why we need said fancy, ergonomic laptop machine.Last ... More >>
Who knew Ziggy could be so topical?In April, we reported on the Craigslist Killings, in which murderers lured victims to their deaths using the classifieds site. Maybe my tale of barely escaping the jaws of a Craiglist predator won't make national news, but fuck me if it wasn't traumatizing. I almos ... More >>
Last time President Obama had a surprise opening for Commerce Secretary The League of United Latin American Citizens sent a him a list of ten possible candidates including Mayor Manny Diaz. Well, here we are again with another opening for Commerce, and LULAC again sent their list. Missing this ... More >>
Psystar's "Attack of the Clones" seems to have hit a major roadblock. The Miami-based computer makers caused a stir when they started selling their own desktops packaged with Apple's OSX operating system. Apple only allows the system to be installed on its on hardware, and quickly filed suit. Psys ... More >>