Is there really that much difference between a car alarm and your average Skrillex track anyway? Two young men were arrested in Doral on Wednesday for stealing from cars. They later admitted they planned to sell the stolen items in order to buy Ultra tickets.
John Eugene Enabnit may be homeless, but apparently he's found a way to match Ivanka Trump's jet-setter lifestyle.Enabnit was arrested Sunday at the Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa after trying to contact the Donald's daughter. He had just been arrested back in February for harassing Trump at a pe ... More >>
Things have gone sour for Banah Sugar. The fledgling, troubled Hialeah-based sugar company has filed for bankruptcy protection less than a year after city and county leaders renamed a local roadway "Banah Sweet Way" and promised to give the firm $400,000 in tax breaks if it hired 300 people.
On Jul ... More >>
If you were one of the dwindling number of people who still wake up to the physical edition of The Miami Herald you were greeted by news you've likely known about for roughly 24 hours now: the Miami Dolphins are asking for tax money to pay for a $400 million upgrade to Sun Life Stadium.So did the He ... More >>
If you tried to click through the Miami Herald's site this morning, you were in for a nasty surprise: The salad days of riding that Herald gravy train for free are over, you freeloader. Starting today, that Fred Grimm addiction of yours is gonna cost ya, up to $15.99 a month.Here at New Times, we're ... More >>
Frank Cairo is used to being on camera. He currently works for TV Azteca, but has had hosting stints on Univision, Telemundo and Mega TV. Though, his latest on-camera work shows him stealing two lawn chairs and a rug from his neighbors apartment in Doral. Cairo, whose real name is Ivan Valdés, was ... More >>
It feels like only yesterday that we were shaking our hips with Gloria Estefan in a record-breaking 119,969-person conga line at Calle Ocho.
But that was March of 1988, Reagan was in still office, and Miami New Times was only a fortnightly newspaper, not the massive multimedia empire that it is ... More >>
Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Forward Motion Records CEO and Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo.
The musician's mother, Araceli Perdomo, died last night after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 66 years old.
Like her son, Araceli Perdomo was a local ... More >>
For 13 years, Hialeah Gardens Police Officer Jorge Romero has been charged with patrolling his city for crime. This morning he found himself charged with an actual crime. FBI agents arrested him for alleged participation in a gang of thieves that terrorized cargo trucks and made off with valuable ... More >>
A story that started yesterday with blogger Al Crespo posting a mysterious, voided city check for $200,000 ended with more ammo fed into the raging firefight between the Miami Police Department and City Hall when Chief Miguel Exposito admitted the check was part of a huge payout he was offered to ... More >>
A flyer for the event featured Prado Avenue's lion sculptures dressed in drag.It's quite a human rights paradox. Next month, the Cuban parliament will discuss a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage on the Communist isle, yet GLBT citizens are, like all Cubans, discouraged from gathering and ... More >>
By Michael McElroyJames Cason's battle with Cuba continues.Cuba's communist government is looking to disrupt James Cason's run for Coral Gables mayor, bringing some Cold War era spookiness to the City Beautiful's election season. Earlier this month, the American ex-diplomat, whom Fidel Castro nic ... More >>
It's pretty fun watching South Florida's daily newspapers try to describe the "crotch-related gesture" that got Miami Heat guard Eddie House fined this week.
Or, more specifically, not try-- because the Herald can't get away with saying "testicles" unless it's a cancer-related story, and eve ... More >>
More than two decades ago, I sat down to work in a sterile office in Doral, and a young woman next to me began swearing like a sailor. "Coño," she said louder than any office voice I had ever heard. "This salad sucks."Mindy Marques Gonzalez was the little sister to a bunch of determined newspape ... More >>
Proceeds from a $40 million ponzi scheme were used to buy Lladros just like this one.Yesterday, Luis Felipe Perez, a Hialeah jeweler who federal prosecutors say swindled $40 million from victims who invested in his Ponzi scheme, agreed to plead guilty to one count of securities fraud and one coun ... More >>