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  • News

    November 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Mark Weithorn Fined $3,000 For State Ethics Violation

    Word to the wise aspiring politicians: If you omit financial information when disclosing your personal net worth to voters, you will get caught. Just ask Mark Weithorn, who ran a failed campaign for state legislative seat representing Miami Beach last year. At its regular meeting in June, the Florid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Kronut Krullers Come to Red the Steakhouse

    When pastry chef Dominique Ansel introduced the "cronut" at his New York City bakery just a month ago, was he aware of the feeding frenzy he would create? The love child of a doughnut and a croissant, the pastry became a viral hit, with daily demand far exceeding supply. The little bakery has poste ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Judge Candidate Victor De Yurre's Rims Shop Sued Over Unpaid Bills, Slammed by Customers

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Miami MMA Fighter Demetrio Urt Pounds Faces, Builds Food Trucks

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    LeBron James Scores 17 in the Final Five Minutes To Lead Win Over Nets

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Chicken Pox Lollipop: Spreading Germs Via Candy

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Village Voice Media Responds to Clergy

    ​Today 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site 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 >>

  • News

    October 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    The Occupy Movement Needs You, Miami

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Nevin Shapiro: Don't Believe a Word

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Cocaine in Your Mailbox: Traffickers Increasingly Using Mail to Ship Drugs

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Five eBay Father's Day Gifts on Sale Near Miami Right Now

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2011
  • News

    January 27, 2011

    Invasion of the Cleavage

    Sorry, but 100,000 hookers -- including tens of thousands of teens -- won't be showing for the Super Bowl this week. They send their regrets.

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Post Hanukkah Wish: A Good Deli in Miami

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Zumex Juicer Squeezes Out the Real Thing In Five Seconds Flat

    Zumex machine at Patagonia​Leave 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 >>

  • Film

    June 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    FedEx Will No Longer Sponsor the Orange Bowl

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Blueprint Cleanse: A Foodie Goes on the Juice(s)

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls: Moving On Up

    ​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 >>

  • Culture

    January 28, 2010
  • Calendar

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Grass-Fed Beef From the Uruguayan Pampas to Your Door

    Paula Niño​We 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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    Super Bowl Ads: The Best and Worst

    With Fox Broadcasting charging around $2.7 million, the highest amount in the history, for a 30 second spot in this year’s Super Bowl, companies needed to put up their best to milk those precious moments. However, while there were many gems in the slop that was this year’s Super Bowl advertising ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 12, 2007

    Hoofprints in the Sand

    Witness the sport of royals

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2006

    Move Me, Baby, One More Time

    "Did someone yell 'Paparazzi'?" Britney Spears is moving on, and apparently moving south -- to Miami. According to MSNBC gossiper Jeanette Walls, Spears is leaving Fed-Ex in her wake and house-hunting in the Magic City, with a $29 million budget, more than twice the price tag of her Malibu spread ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 28, 2005
  • Music

    February 17, 2005


    Wilco makes alt-country go pop and lives to tell the tale

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Steel's the Show

    A Southern-style church service is a magnet for eerie, heavenly harmonies

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2004

    On the Record

    Erstwhile Smiths spin in Miami

  • Film

    September 27, 2001

    Stand By Them

    Mystery and memory shine upon those with their Hearts in the right places

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    1984 and Counting

    Media attempts to find a face for terrorism -- and to fashion a response -- evoke George Orwell

  • News

    July 26, 2001


    U.S. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart owes the FEC 30 grand for arrogant electioneering. Finally.

  • Shops and Wares

    May 17, 2001

    Best Butterflies

    Butterfly Mystique of Miami

  • Restaurants

    May 17, 2001

    Best Jewish Deli

    Wolfie Cohen's Rascal House

  • Film

    December 14, 2000

    Mel Sells Out

    What Women Want is a better movie than this two-hour Nike ad

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    Stage Fright

    A Halloween show that's 100 percent local, original, and -- surprise -- good

  • Dining

    April 20, 2000


    Anywhere but Here

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Con Kid

    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.

  • Film

    August 19, 1999
  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Passport to Paradox

    The Cuban embargo is supposed to be getting tougher on travelers, but it's just getting weirder

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Cyber Stakes

    South Florida is at the heart of the Internet gambling boom -- and of the war to stop it

  • News

    January 22, 1998

    Hungry Is the Hunter

    Lawmen, developers, and environmentalists have made Everglades hunters feel like an endangered species

  • News

    May 2, 1996

    The Great Florida Grape Stomp

    Prohibition-era legislation forbidding mail-order booze shipments has local wine lovers whining

  • News

    July 20, 1995

    The Thrill of the Hunt

    Carlos Herrera leaped up from Hialeah, took aim, and got himself a beauty: Homestead Air Force Base

  • News

    May 26, 1993

    Explosive Exclusive!

    Former Miami airline executive Ricardo Samitier, Sr. (not his penis-enlarging son, Ricardo, Jr.) was the would-be mad bomber who rattled the Washington Post

  • Music

    August 7, 1991
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