Swept up in Tea Party hysteria, Pinellas County --Florida's sixth largest county and home to St. Petersburg -- decided to stop the widespread practice of fluoridating its water supply in a surprising 4-3 county commission vote last year. Though, citizens soon got sick of sipping that right wing ... More >>
Forward Motion Records CEO and Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo is one of the hardest working dudes in Miami. He's a passionate guy, "one of Miami music's biggest cheerleaders," and a social media addict. Last month, Perdomo digitally released Forward Motion Records Live, a compilat ... More >>
Despite being a common practice in developed countries for nearly 70 years and dubbed "one of the greatest public health achievements of the century" by the CDC, water fluoridation has joined the likes of Charlie Crist and Barack Obama as the latest enemy of the Tea Party in Florida. Tea Par ... More >>
Dr. Virgil and Mr. CarterLast week, I asked New Times Miami Music Editor Arielle Castillo if we should track down the dentist who gave Lil Wayne his eight root canals for the jaw-dropping sum of reportedly $150,000. Her response was rational: "doctor-patient confidentiality, right?"Fortunately fo ... More >>
In these tight economic times, there are many daring ideas worth trying to save some coin. That off-brand cereal that comes in plastic trash bags. Mexican dentistry. Pabst Blue Ribbon. But only in Miami are you likely to find the true spendthrifts, those willing to put their lips on the line by tur ... More >>
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