The next iconic skyscraper that might sprout up in downtown Miami will take its architectural cues from a bug. Plans for the proposed One Thousand Museum building, designed by star architect Zaha Hadid, have emerged and the towering residential building sports an exoskeleton.
We don't recommend anyone go the self-immolation route, but if you're going to attempt it, at least give it a long, hard thought. It's not something to do in haste. Kalpeshkumar Patel, a 40-year-old former employee of at a High Spring, Florida gas station was so pissed at his ex-boss he attempt ... More >>
Camille LambFrancisco has energy for hours thanks to his gas station game plan.Gas prices are so high these days, many of us feel like beating up the pump when it's done tallying up our tabs. But we can't do much damage to those LCD screens with flappy, impotent little biceps and the pep of salte ... More >>
Last year, Michelle Duncan and boyfriend David Shipman applied for a Pepsi Refresh Grant to make their Oil Spill Kitchen -- a truck that would roll through the South feeding those affected by the BP oil spill -- a reality. They didn't get the money, but they didn't give up on the idea of owning a ... More >>
Lee KleinRichard Hales keeps on truckin'Five chefs. Five different means of distinguishing themselves over the course of the past year. The names are Timon Balloo, Giancarla Bodoni, Kevin Cory, Richard Hales, and Simon Stojanovic. The reasons follow:Giancarla Bodoni, Escopazzo:The organic Norther ... More >>
After escaping major damage from the BP oil spill this year, the people of Florida should breath a sigh of relief that the Obama administration announced today that offshore drilling will be banned in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and off the Atlantic coast of Florida for at least the ... More >>
Entourage hottie, Adrian Grenier, is putting his celebrity to good use. He, Oceana, GQ's Gentlemen Fund, and Nautica have joined forces to fight extermination of the bluefin tuna in the Atlantic. The population of these huge creatures has been reduced by nearly 82 percent as a result of overfishin ... More >>
In an age when the broadsheets are struggling and anyone can make their own mini-endorsements on Twitter or Facebook, do newspaper endorsements still matter? The Democratic Governor nominee better hope so. She's walked away with the support of every major newspaper's editorial board in the state. Th ... More >>
Ian Goldin/GetEQUAL.orgA GetEQUAL protester arrested earlier this year in D.C.Yesterday afternoon, President Obama gazed out over Alonzo Mourning's yard in Coral Gables, past the brightly-painted garden gnomes, and said to himself: What the fuck are giant weather balloons doing here?At least that ... More >>
Photo by Pete Souza/White HouseFive months after the Deepwater Horizon spilled more than 5 million barrels of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans economy is still hurting. Three locals toques, Michelle Bernstein, Michael Schwartz, and Peter Vauthy, recently visited re-opened waters, spent ... More >>
Could Florida's Senate race get any weirder? First, we have revelations that Jeff Greene (also buddies with Mike Tyson and Heidi Fliess) hosted Lindsay Lohan on his yacht during a New Year's Eve vacation on St. Barts. Now we learn that governor and Senate candidate Charlie Crist stayed at the hom ... More >>
Balls against tar balls.If you're like us, the first impulse you had after seeing your first oil-soaked seagull was to rip off your clothes and hop on a bike. This Saturday, you can do just that in the company of strangers at the Miami World Naked Bike Ride to protest our nation's dependence on t ... More >>
via U.S. Coast GuardIncendiary device prior to being used in a controlled burn of concentrated oil in the Gulf of Mexico.The BP oil spill has put all of South Florida in an officially declared State of Emergency. Not long before that announcement was made, we reached out to seafood industry folks ... More >>
This was the week Miami spent looking very hard at balls. First tar balls started showing up on our shores, sending scientists scrambling to determine whether we will soon be engulfed by a black goop monster courtesy of British Petroleum. The short answer: yes. Then, at a rate of 22 ... More >>
Check out how Mr. Zero dealt with a crappy situation.
Not on Sunday, Sunday, Sunday its on Friday, Friday, Friday!
The Green Living and Energy Education Expo hits Key West.
What's in a name? Often, confusion
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