In his campaign to win a seat as a circuit court judge, Victor De Yurre has pointed to his wide range of experience as a Miami city commissioner, a civil lawyer, and a traffic magistrate. One job he hasn't mentioned, though, has been his most recent: owning a shop that sells specialty rims and tires ... More >>
Demetrio Urt practices mixed martial arts nearly every day at the Fight Sports MMA gym in Wynwood. But when he isn't triangle-choking his opponent into submission, he builds food trucks. Born in Rio de Janero, Urt moved to Miami in 1994 with his family. Four years later, the Urts started a tradition ... More >>
Up until the last 50 seconds of last night's 101-98 win over the New Jersey Nets, the Miami Heat were flat out refusing to give a single fuck. Oh they had fucks. Had them stored away somewhere. Perhaps in a box inside a FedEx truck marked "playoffs." But they just weren't going to be giving any away ... More >>
Lollipops laced with chicken pox are being shared by moms.Some Nashville moms have been offering to sell lollipops that have been licked by children with chicken pox, according to WSMV in Nashville. The thought process is that healthy children who lick these pops will contract the disease and the ... More >>
Today 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site Backpage.com. The full page ad was published in the New York Times.The religious coalition demanded that we close down our legal, adult classifieds. Neither government officials nor ... More >>
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 assesses the Occupy
movement sweeping New York, Miami, and other American cities.The tens of
thousands of proteste ... More >>
Scam artist Nevin Shapiro's allegations detailed in Yahoo! Sports might end the University of Miami football program.
Or maybe not. As New Times showed this past December in a lengthy magazine-style piece, Shapiro is "the epitome of a Magic City con artist: a hard-partying, tasteless, statu ... More >>
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will keep your drugs from you, apparently. Drug traffickers are increasingly using U.S. Mail and commercial carriers such as FedEx to ship drugs out of the country. In fact, in Florida alone the amount of cocaine and marijuana being intercepted i ... More >>
eBay user tonystradingpostYou can get your mother sent to the hospital for less than $20!Father's Day is Sunday and you haven't bought him anything, you ungrateful pud. Here are some items you can bid on as of Friday afternoon to thank the man who watched your mom give birth to you. They're all w ... More >>
Some of the bloggers at Short Order are creating a holiday wish list for Miami's food scene. Click here to read some of our other wishes.Dear Hanukkah Harry,I realize yesterday was the last night of Hanukkah but I forgot about my most sincere wish! Please, please deliver me a local deli that has ... More >>
Zumex machine at PatagoniaLeave it to a family of orange growers in Valencia to come up with an inventive way to extract fresh juice from an orange. The Zumex Juicer looks like something out of an episode of Get Smart. Put a whole orange into one end of the sleek countertop machine (peel an ... More >>
A lot has changed for the Orange Bowl since 1989. Back then, Jimmy Johnson was coaching the Canes, and they blew out Nebraska 23-3 in the game that year. That was when it was played in the actual stadium known as the Orange Bowl and before all of this BCS business. Lately, the Canes have bee ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanOne day's worth of pleasure or pain?It all started with some kale salad at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Why I wanted a sample of the stuff when I had spent the last hour engorging on steak, Jelly Bellys, vodka samples, and brownies still remains a mystery. Perhaps ... More >>
Jermaine O'Neal must be an avid reader of Riptide, because last night it looked like he was motivated by one of our posts when he led the Heat to one of its most lopsided victories of the season. The team ripped the Bulls a new one to the tune of 103-74.O'Neal got to the business of kic ... More >>
Paula NiñoWe could go on about the morality of eating grass-fed beef (if you watched Food Inc., you know cows confined to feedlots eating corn aren't very happy or healthy). But a better argument for buying grass-fed simply may be better taste and nutritional value.
It was the taste of U.S. bee ... More >>
Jimmy Sabatino, self-described child of the Mafia, displayed a prodigious talent for confidence games even as a teenager. If he hadn't threatened to kill President Clinton, he'd probably be scamming today.