As native Floridians, we've always viewed the Winter Olympics as some sort of weird arctic elf games we'll never truly be able to comprehend. As it turns out, there are not that many Floridians who go on to compete in these frigid competitions compared to northern states. Though, this year there a ... More >>
Lil Wayne is willing to pick up the world and drop it on your fucking head. But in a pinch, a skateboard will apparently do the job. According to TMZ, Weezy and his entourage are being investigated for their second skateboard-related assault in two months. A fan who'd been denied a photo of our boy ... 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 >>
When considering the misfortune (a communist dictatorship that rules with an iron fist, poverty pedaled as "socialist equality," a lack of basic comforts like Tylenol and, oh, light after 8 p.m., and freedom of speech) that's befallen the once sweet island paradise known as Cuba, it's easy to for ... More >>
Flogging Molly's Matthew Hensley.While often likened to other Stateside outfits, like Dropkick Murphys and Black 47, best known for blending an upstart attitude with Celtic tradition, Flogging Molly alone can claim a specific geographical bond with the old country. The band's founder and frontm ... More >>
While it's true that most of this town's activities go down near the shores of the Atlantic, most of the patronage comes from the cultural "wasteland" of Kendall and West Kendall. So it's incredibly fitting that a little skate park tucked away in the swampy suburbs will be peachy-keen to host a ... More >>
If catching waves--or listening to chill music you'd probably hear in 60's surfer movies--is your thing, has Bar got the thing for you tonight. They're suggesting you "Hula Hula" on down with all your best dudes and chicks for a night filled with hanging ten at the one night only, Hawaiian-Luau ... More >>
Although the days when skateboarders were viewed as non-conforming hooligans/destroyers of public property are not that far behind us -- it would be hard to find any skater who hasn't been harassed at some point by police or security officers -- the sport has been a subur ... More >>
There's really no better honor in life than landing the cover of New Times, as local skateboard legend Robby Weir did two and a half years ago, but we suppose in his line of work, being inducted into the Florida Skateboarding Hall of Fame comes in a pretty close second. Weir got his first taste ... More >>
Go behind the scenes of this hood war.
Don't hate him because he's purty. Hate him because you want his job!
Our local Surfriders have the can-do spirit
Party with Lance-O before he hits the road, Jack
After a brief respite – the Bike Blog got bike clogged, you might say – we’re back. And to make up for last’s week’s missing dose of grumbling and mockery, the Bike Blog presents two bits of hope, progress, and downright democracy. The first comes from the City of Miami public hearing on ... More >>
Duuuude, its time to hit the boards
Wakeboarding enjoys a moment in the sun
Robbie Weir crashed, burned, and recovered
It opened. MTV and a bevy of stars showed up. It closed
The Z-Boys roll into Dogtown again, and truth is cooler than fiction
M.I.A. Skate Shop
Skate park's summer sizzle
Amelia Earhart Park
Surfing South Beach
Bad boarders aim for fame
He opened the indoor skate park to get the cops off your ass
Oleta River State Recreation Area
Way up in the wilds of North Miami-Dade, where life can be gloriously tranquil, a residential dispute threatens to go nuclear
What's a kid to do when his most passionate pursuit gets no respect?
Or: How Tony Hawk turned skateboarding into a multimillion-dollar international obsession
Enrique's Bicycle Shop
South Beach surfing has its ups and downs -- mostly downs -- but for a dedicated posse of locals it still can be swell
Why do thrashers flock to this West Dade back yard? Gather ye nosebones while ye may.