The Mormons have arrived. Yesterday, a taxpaying corporate affiliate of the Mormon Church announced it's finalizing a deal with St. Joe Company in the Florida Panhandle that will bring its overall land ownership to nearly 670,000 acres, a swath larger than any other private holding in the Sunshine ... More >>
New Orleans-based barbecue fast-casual food chain VooDoo BBQ and Grill is coming to Kendall. The new Miami location is one of many coming to South Florida thanks to BBQ Boyz, LLC, a Fort Lauderdale restaurant development company, purchased rights to fund, develop and operate up to 26 VooDoo restaura ... More >>
Jeff McInnis was raised in Niceville, a small town in the Florida Panhandle. He spent his childhood on fishing boats and, in the summertime, on his family's working farms. "Southern food was introduced to me at a young age at my grandparents' farm in Tunnel Springs, Alabama," he explains. His gastr ... More >>
With rumors swirling that Charlie Crist may run for governor as a Democrat in 2014, many are wondering how a former conservative Republican can run as a Democrat. Others believe he's a political opportunist that would say and do anything to get elected. Well, Riptide has exclusively uncovered his ne ... More >>
The worst of Tropical Storm Isaac has officially blown through the Keys and into the Gulf this morning, though its sloppy remains are still drenching Dade. Riptide's storm experts have begun tallying the damage Isaac wrought in Florida: 80,000 or so without power, minor flooding here and there, and ... More >>
As if anyone needed another reason to avoid nightlife in the Florida Panhandle, be aware that a man was recently stabbed in the neck with a broken beer bottle by a man named "Cowboy" after getting into an argument over a bag of fried pork rinds.
Fox News declares a Tea Party Revolt"Tea Party Revolt: Miami Mayor Recalled," proclaims Fox News' Fox Nation website, while other Tea Party segments of the world wide web take glee in the ousting of Carlos Alvarez. True some of the politics involved share similarities: raising property taxes was ... More >>
Wake up, cat lovers!
Despite well-documented injustice, a Pembroke Pines boy remains in jail
Hip-hop hoops it up
The River Oyster Bar
Way down South there's some seafood to be had
Cuba in Old Maps
Miami city worker Caridad Rios swears she's never practiced Santera. Try telling that to the many politicians who befriend her -- or fear her.
Caught between depletion and regulation, Dade's commercial fishermen are becoming the latest endangered species
For a hundred years the FEC Railway has been chugging up and down Florida's east coast. The next hundred years shouldn't be much different.
Patrick Kane has a fish-friendly formula for people who hanker to swat golf balls into the deep blue sea