Scorned by the critics but worshipped by the masses, Grand Funk Railroad never second-guessed its own heavy-handed brand of blues rock. And soon, the Flint, Michigan-bred band became staples of the 1970s FM underground, as their primal, prototypical heavy metal showed itself to be a perfect fit for ... More >>
Las Vegas, Nevada, where you can show up to the bar at 5 a.m. with ten bucks in your pocket and leave with $50,000. It's a hustler's paradise, and the name Sin City doesn't come cheap. But if you appreciate good weed, fine women, 24-hour parties, and infinite bass, it may be the perfect place to sp ... More >>
Close to 1,000 former Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald staffers descended on One Herald Plaza Wednesday afternoon. Reporters. Advertising executives. Printing-press mechanics. Bookkeepers. Publishers. Janitors. They all came to pay their final respects to the place that has defined journalism in thi ... More >>
With a rate of 1,198 violent crimes committed per every 100,000 residents in 2011, the City of Miami has been named the 17th most dangerous large city in America, according to the latest statistics released by the FBI.
We're number one, and there's nothing to get excited about. Using criteria that included violent crime, political corruption, foreclosures, and unemployment, Forbes.com has ranked Miami as America's single most miserable city. We're up from second place last year.
We told you yesterday about the brouhaha over a flyer for what appeared to be an Exxxotica after-party featuring five not-very-famous NFL players at Club Play. The league is "investigating" a possible copyright infringement in the fact that the flyer used photos of the players in their team j ... More >>
We dreamed a dream in time gone by. When hope was high and life worth living. But the corrupt politicians come at night with their voices soft as thunder. As they tear your mortgages apart and they turn your job to shame.Yes, we here in Miami are apparently les misérables. So miserable, in fact, ... More >>
The investigation into a cop killing in the '70s leads to a law professor who helped launch Barack Obama's political career.
Over the weekend, the hip-hop community was hit with sad news. Early '90s rapper MC Breed died in his sleep, only two months after being released from an Atlanta hospital for kidney failure. He was just 36 years old. The official cause of death is still pending. It's a death that caught a lot of pe ... More >>
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