The Miami Times is one of America's oldest continually running black newspapers, and the largest one in the Southeast. In 2011 they were recognized by the Black Press of America as the best newspaper in the country. Since 1923 they've been the essential documenter of life in black Miami. Their back ... More >>
North Miami mayoral candidate Anna Pierre needs your prayers because someone has opened a can of voodoo on her ass. On Easter Sunday, Pierre says, she discovered what appeared to be your typical "Voodoo Starter Kit" in front of her campaign headquarters' doors. Over the past few months, this twisted ... More >>
A full 2,013 years after he apparently sent us his only son, God has decided to send his pet goldfish to Central Florida.Patti Burke, a Brevard County resident, believes that an odd imprint she found on a Goldfish cracker is actually a sign from the almighty himself.
Easter weekend is upon us and that means it's a time for renewal, spring, family... and the season finale of The Walking Dead. Whether you want to take the kids for brunch and an Easter Egg hunt, or you want to hoist a few free drinks to start the weekend, here's what we'll be doing this weekend.
While the excitement of an early morning Easter basket hunt is generally considered kid's domain, Easter Sunday is actually much more momentous for adults. After all, it marks the end of 40 painful days and nights of Lenten sacrifice. And hell, even if you leave all the religious jazz out of the eq ... More >>
When we issued a challenge to Bloom's mixologist to make us a cocktail using Peeps for Easter, we thought about a sweet martini -- maybe in candy colors to represent jellybeans or something.What we got was nothing short of brilliant (and more than a little disturbing). Here's how it played out:See a ... More >>
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The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has issued an open letter to Disney requesting the company stop allowing the images of its characters to be used on the packaging of holiday treats such as cookies and candy.According to the Center, offending products include Pillsbury Halloween c ... More >>
Lil Wayne loves skateboarding. But when a photographer's flashbulb ruins his ollie, that's just fucked up. Last week, according to a TMZ video, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. was skateboarding 'round Miami Beach Community Church -- a United Church of Christ congregation at 1620 Drexel Avenue with a str ... More >>
On Sunday, the Easter Bunny will hippity hop over to Miami, leaving a trail of candy in his wake. You could just eat the Peeps and Cadbury creme eggs he leaves you-- or you can turn them into a delicious boozy Easter brunch.We asked Miami's favorite pop-ups -- Eating House and the Broken Shaker to s ... More >>
Michael's Genuine is known for many of their staple servings, but one sporadic menu item in particular keeps guests chatting, well after it departs the building. Popping up on the menu (or shall we say, hopping on?) every so often, are rabbits from Rabbit Man Farms. They tend to lure both local food ... More >>
It's that time of year again -- time to celebrate the resurrection of everyone's favorite Christian savior with marshmallow chicks, chocolate bunnies, and painted eggs. Those of you who have the glorious task of putting together an Easter basket could go one of a few ways. "Some people like buying i ... More >>
This Sunday, families all over the country will participate in the tradition of stashing either painted eggs or eggs already filled with goodies all over the house and neighborhood. If the regular old egg hunt just won't satisfy the kiddies, there are a number of interesting egg hunts scattered arou ... More >>
It's that time of year again...when all thoughts turn to the barbaric (and totally satisfying) practice of buying the most adorable little bunnies, only to slowly eat them alive. We're talking, of course, the chocolate variety of bunny. Oh what pleasure we derive from slowly torturing these candies ... More >>
When we heard Tudor House was making its own Peeps for Easter brunch, we were intrigued. We didn't think Peeps could actually be created by hand. We thought those adorable little marshmallow chicks were just hatched from giant candy chickens housed somewhere in a large farm in the Nevada desert.So w ... More >>
Rabbit is a very lean meat that can be literally "tough" to cook, which is perhaps why we see such little example of it on Miami's menus. Occasionally rabbit will pop up on a list of blackboard specials, but it doesn't seem to be the most popular dish around town. We know, they are extremely cute an ... More >>
We're not sure just when the tradition of stuffing your face like a crazy person on ham, roast beef, colored eggs, and copious amounts of baked goods started -- but we like it just the same. With Easter comes that age-old tradition, the brunch. Whether it's a sit-down style or a lush buffet compl ... More >>
Captain Spencer Slate has once again organized a dive for people who are looking for watery memorable moments. Started twelve years ago, he organized the famous Easter Sunday underwater egg hunt. This year, it is scheduled to leave the dock Easter morning, April 8 at 8:30 a.m. Not to worry, the C ... More >>
There are millions of recipes available online nowadays. My rule-of-thumb when looking for a great one is to find the work of a great chef. For instance, if I was looking for an unusual lamb preparation for Easter, and I could choose between one from Daniel Boulud and another from the corporate chef ... More >>
Jesus lives! In the power meter of a woman from Clermont, Florida, just northwest of Orlando. WKMG Local 6 News reports the woman, whose name was not released, said she noticed the image of God's son on the metal and glass box close to her mobile home. She said, "I have heard that he d ... More >>
Love Bites is a regular column on Short Order. Find other installments here.After a recent breakup, a man who once told me I was "growing on him" invited me to Red Fish Grill. The offer was simply too enticing to decline.I 'd always wanted to check out Red Fish on Old Cutler Road, anyhow, but m ... More >>
Miami Police are investigating the sudden death of a 4-year-old girl this week and believe the child's mother's boyfriend, 20-year-old Calvin Morris Lewis, might have beaten him to death. Lewis has been arrested and charged with felony murder and aggravated child abuse.
Miami Seaquarium You've heard of Easter seals, right?While other cities have quaint Easter egg hunts in community parks, Miami offers much wilder versions of the search for brightly colored hen fruit. Easter Bunny move over -- these places feature way cooler animals. Zoo Miami's Eggsafari ... More >>
billweisserphoto.comDining room at 1500°.Looking for Easter brunch spots in Miami-Dade? Here are some options. All prices exclude tax and gratuity. Make sure you call to reserve. 1500° Omelets, cheese blintzes, fresh salads, roasted leg of lamb, and honey-glazed ham are just some of the dishes ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Run, bunny, run!We're not sure exactly when Easter became the day to chomp the heads off innocent chocolate creatures of the forest, but that's what this holiday has evolved into. A recent trip to a megastore's candy aisle yielded a host of cringe-inducing products ... More >>
Christmas is barely over and while most of us are recovering from a sugar rush food coma, the folks at Mary Sue Candies have their eyes set on Easter. For the next four weeks they will pump out candy-filled eggs by the tens of thousands every day to fill store shelves in time for the Easter bunny ... More >>
Most peoples' idea of a white Christmas does not involve candy Easter eggs. Then again, Esteban Galtes wasn't planning to celebrate with that wholesome type of snow. The 23-year-old Miami resident was caught trying to smuggle approximately $100,000 worth of cocaine through Los ... More >>
City of HialeahMayor Julio Robaina says Eh Cue me.Former Hialeah Police Chief Rolando Bolaños continues his social media attack on the city's mayor, Julio Robaina. This past September 26, via a Facebook status update, Bolaños informed his friends network about the generous amount of tax payer d ... More >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.
In early April, Mayor Tomas Regalado stood before a packed room of reporters and politicos at the Miami Police Department to praise the results of a sweeping corruption probe. Regalado's corruption probe has turned into a black eye for his administration."This is not another black eye for t ... More >>
Easter Sunday is not only about Easter bunnies, egg hunts and Hallmark greeting cards. It's also a time for festive meals in the company of family and many local restaurants have created special menus to celebrate the occasion. We've selected the best around town.(In alphabetical order) Angelique ... More >>
"Why is George Burgess still the county manager when he can't manage the budget worth a sh**?"
He grew up on go-go.
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For those left behind after the brutal murder of fourteen-year-old Jaime Gough, the emotional lockdown lingers
Theres colorful eggs all over the city
Time to get your Easter grub on
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