• Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Finka Table & Tap Takes Bold Flavors to Miami's Hinterland

    Far beyond Miami International Airport and that tangle of Dolphin Expressway construction traffic, a rising stretch of asphalt threatens to launch you into the sawgrass abyss. Only it doesn't. The road narrows and curves south, spitting you onto SW 137th Avenue and into a maze of low-slung auburn st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    NIU Kitchen: Catalan Tapas Spot Shows Promise for Downtown Dining

    Not long after sunset, downtown Miami is so deserted the click of a changing traffic light echoes like a gunshot. Once-bustling cafeterias and shops closed hours ago. In the inky darkness, steel shutters rattle in the wind. But then you turn a corner and a cool-yellow glow pours onto the stained si ... More >>

  • News

    March 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Enough With the Pork, Miami: Here's a Case for Vegetables

    How do you know you're in a cool Miami restaurant? The setting will be festooned with Edison bulbs. The menu will include an heirloom tomato and burrata salad, perhaps year-round. The chef will relish pork belly. There will be charcuterie, pickles, free-range chicken, beets paired with goat cheese ... More >>

  • Music

    September 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Wale on Growing Up, Maturing as a Rapper: "I Like to Make Every Rhyme Count"

    Wale's third full-length release, The Gifted, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 when it dropped in July. But the DC rapper has never sold a platinum single, and he's cool with that fact. Because in an era dominated by quick hits, he's into making albums. And eventually he plans to sell en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Some Libraries May Be Open Only 16 Hours a Week

    While news that Miami-Dade County decided to keep all existing libraries open may have seemed like a win, now Mayor Gimenez has released a new plan that could see some of those spared branches open for only 16 hours a week. That's three to five hours a day for four days a week.

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Patpong Road: Bangkok's Red Light District Comes to SoBe

    Patpong Road, the intimate lounge atop Khong River House is designed to recreate the famous Bangkok night market and red light district of the same name. Tripadvisor reviewers make it sound Like Lincoln Road with go go bars, food stalls, sexy women, and ladyboys -- which is awesome in our book. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    If you're anything like the average American, you spend at least 40 hours a week slaving away in a cubicle. Yep, you work hard. But chances are you play even harder. And you friggin' deserve it. The good news is you don't have to blow all your hard-earned cash on beer, parties, and debauchery. All ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    Khong River House: Northern Thai Food and True Confessions

    Khong River House may have opened just days ago, but on a Thursday evening, the place was already as lively as its sister establishment Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. Like Yardbird, Khong's colors are warm. Repurposed Thai shipping crates serve as wood wall decor. Edison bulbs cast a warm copper ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    25 Creepiest Heavy Metal Album Covers

    Halloween is that time of the year when it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside... See als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    BurgerFi Opens in Aventura Today (Pictures)

    By the size of the crowd at yesterday's BurgerFi friends and family event in Aventura (18139 Biscayne Boulevard), you would think the burgers were made of gold bullion instead of free-range, grass-fed beef.The Aventura BurgerFi is the sixth restaurant in the chain, which itself is just over a year o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    ROK:BRGR to Open in South Miami

    Looks like the South Miami/Coral Gables area is becoming a hotspot for burger joints and gastropubs with ROK:BRGR Burger Bar Gastropub announcing a late summer opening.ROK:BRGR is already a popular eatery in Fort Lauderdale, and owner Mark Falsetto is expanding the popular concept, with plans to o ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Forget Facebook: Minorities Prefer Twitter

    ​Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke explains why Twitter is the social media network preferred by minorities.Everybody is talking about Facebook's forthcomin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Smoked Fish and $2 Beer: Jimbo's Free, Weekend-Long Music Festival Starts Thursday

    ​The Virginia Key Grassroots Music Fest is almost here, and that means a stellar music lineup, camping in the cool winter beauty of the subtropics, and more hippies, rastas, and traveling kids than you can shake a beach at. Meanwhile at Jimbo's, $2 beers, Southern rock and roll, and topless biker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Steve Jobs' Top Ten Contributions to Music

    ​Steve Jobs, one of the greatest innovators of both the 20th and 21st Centuries is dead. But his name will ring out eternally through history. 'Cause damn, that motherfucker changed the world and shit.  iTunes is just one of many ingenious inventions to come out of the Apple camp. From apps t ... More >>

  • News

    September 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Racism Starts at Home Then Progresses in School

    ​Luther "Luke" Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke addresses the absence of bigotry in children.When I drop my 2-year-old son off at day care, I am so amazed at how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    2 Live Crew Get As Nasty As They Wanna Be on the Exxxotica Expo U.S. Tour

    2 Live Crew's Fresh Kid Ice and Brother Marquis hanging in their natural habitat.​If, like Crossfade, you've actually attended the annual Exxxotica Expo at the Miami Beach Convention Center (or some comparably antiseptic megavenue in Chicago, Los Angeles, or New Jersey) and not just feverishly da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Doral Man Arrested for Secretly Videotaping His Girlfriend's Daughter in Bathroom

    ​Edison Gonzalez is an electrician by trade, and allegedly a pervert by habit. Now he's behind bars for using his skills as an electrician to install a secret video camera in a light fixture in the bathroom of his girlfriend's 15-year-old daughter. Back when another Edison invented the lightbulb, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Northwestern & Columbus Kick-off High School Football Playoffs Tonight: Can You Spot the Future NFL Stars?

    Michael MillerDon't blink or you'll miss tonight's playoff action​Let us now praise soon-to-be-famous men, before their college careers, NFL contracts, reality TV shows, and pet pigeons get in the way.Miami high school football playoffs begin tonight with a juicy rematch between Northwestern and C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Wire Magazine to New Times: South Beach Is Still a Gay Mecca

    ​Not long ago, New Times ran a story titled "Escape From South Beach," which makes the case that the epicenter of the gay community is no longer in South Beach. Miami Beach's gay paper, Wire Magazine, apparently took it personally. This week, editor Thomas Barker dedicated an entire issu ... More >>

  • News

    June 4, 2009

    Edison High Football Star Makes a Great Escape

    Philip Thomas dodges the tackles of a crime-ridden childhood.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Another Day, Another Caribbean-Based Ponzi Scheme

    Forget Edison, Franklin, even Steve Jobs. If there's one innovator we truly love and respect here in South Florida and the Caribbean, it's Charles Ponzi.The guy, let's face it, invented pretty much the best scheme ever. Why do complicated stuff like "invest money" when you can just take it and prete ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Letter to the Editor: Death of the Miami Herald

    Normally, we wait to print letters to editor in our actual print edition, but the letter we received today by Miami-Dade County teacher Paul A. Moore concerning the recent layoffs at the Miami Herald and its possible closure brings up a lot of good points that we just couldn't wait until then to sha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008

    No Child Left To Die

    One of the daunting challenges facing President-elect Barack Obama is fixing the public school system where George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind Act has failed miserably, especially in Miami-Dade where some historically Black schools are in danger of being shut down. Our new Commander-In-Chief woul ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2008

    Put up Your Dukes

    Bad Boys of Boxing get down at the Hard Rock.

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2008

    Calles Malas

    They’re ready to rumble at the Hard Rock Hollywood!

  • News

    June 5, 2008

    Miami Fury Football Still Struggles

    After a decade on the gridiron, the city's only women's pro squad tries to tackle a losing record.

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2008

    It’s Complicated

    Singles mingle at the Simple Life third anniversary party.

  • Calendar

    January 3, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 25, 2007

    Reading Miranda

    Edison Miranda looks to scramble Porras

  • Calendar

    November 2, 2006
  • News

    March 23, 2006

    The Tesseract

    In: Sasha and Digweed, the Sagamore, public transportation. Out: DJ Irie.

  • News

    December 16, 2004
  • Diversions

    May 13, 2004


    Rewind/Fast Forward Film & Video Festival

  • News

    May 29, 2003

    Lost in the

    A thoroughly unscientific look at what your friends and neighbors read, watch, and hear -- or not

  • News

    February 28, 2002

    Resegregation Now, Resegregation Forever!

    Are charter-school conversions the vanguard for public education or a scam for resegregating the learning experience and making a lot of money?

  • Dining

    October 11, 2001

    A Hug: In Miami, No Less

    We're going to have American food coming out of our corn-fed ears

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Something Rotten

    Trainloads of food go to waste while thousands of kids go unfed, courtesy of the school lunch program

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Lesson the Damage

    The disastrous demise of Techworld raises questions about how we should navigate the uncharted waters of private-public education

  • Music

    July 8, 1999
  • News

    July 17, 1997

    Flunk Out

    Dade County's school district may have its own police department, but law enforcement experts say it doesn't come close to making the grade

  • Music

    January 23, 1997
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    May 9, 1996
  • Music

    May 11, 1995
  • Music

    December 15, 1993

    All Noisy on the 242 Front

    Their electronic body music adds up the ones and zeros

  • News

    April 1, 1992
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