Don King, a man known for his boxing promotion and superawesome hair, wanted to give back to the South Florida community. So he loaded a truck full of 30,000 turkeys and hoped to give them to families in need throughout the region. This, of course, being South Florida, the truck was hijacked and ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro t ... More >>
Dhafir Harris, AKA Dada 5000, and his backyard fights circus gets put under ESPN's microscope tonight. The sports network's news magazine show E:60 is featuring the Don King of bareknuckle, no rules brawling tonight at 7 p.m.Even though it has been two years since New Times featured Harris and in ... More >>
courtesy Al CrespoTomas Regalado and Sean Penn in a private box at a Heat game.In Miami Beach, a storm is brewing over accusations that city officials strong-armed the New World Symphony to give them free tickets to concerts. But Beach leaders aren't the only politicians accepting free seats.Miam ... More >>
Courtesy of Andy Slater Just part of the job. Andy Slater hosts the popular "Andy Slater Show" from noon to 3pm weekdays on 640AM WFTL Radio, where he's known for interviewing giants in sports. Andy has spoken with some of the greats, including Don King, Andre Dawson, Frank Robinson, Car ... More >>
In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Photo by Erik MazaMichelle Spence-Jones (center)"They don't know this nappy-headed child of God has her armor on!"Wonky TV dramas have nothing on the real-life soap ... More >>
Democratic U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek's last campaign report had some surprising names in it. Yeah, he snagged some usual suspects as donors: Swampthing James Carville, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee Terry McAuliffe, and, um, Don King.But he also scored a constituency that woul ... More >>
The best part about suspended City of Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones's preordained re-election to her vacated seat is this: She'll be able to make another acceptance speech.Her defiant diatribe a few weeks ago -- when she took office moments before being cuffed and booked on grand theft ... More >>
Early turnout for local elections has been very light. [Herald]The fight to save Miami Marine Stadium after 17 years of neglect is still on. [CBS4]Police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who was found at the bottom of a swimming pool in Southwest Dade. [Herald]PoliticsState Sen. Paula ... More >>
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