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  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014 Readers' Poll: Vote for the Winners!

    This is the final round, gamers. All that frenzied, Mountain Dew- and Fruity Pebbles-fueled nominating action is over. But it's still Game On! for New Times' Best of Miami 2014 readers' poll. So loosen up those stiff wrists. Massage that that worn-out trigger finger. And chiropracticize your prec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Top Ten Foods All True Miamians Must Try

    You're a true Miamian if you drive like shit, bang on pots and pans when the Miami Heat wins, and prefer your guarapo with a side of chicharrón. You're from Miami if you follow tío Pepe on Twitter, know the best cafecitos in every zip code, and eat churros con chocolate when the temperature drop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    John Cena, Lance Armstrong, Michael Vick, Tiger Woods: Stars Replace Mascots on Cereal Boxes

    Is caveman Fred Flintstone following T-Rex and Twinkies into extinction? If you took a trip to your local supermarket cereal aisle, you might get that idea because instead of the usual beefy neanderthal on boxes of Post Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles, you might just see WWE star John Cena. As part of a pr ... More >>

  • News

    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Champagne, Rum and Graham Crackers: Short Order's Guide To Hurricane Season Pantries

    Yesterday marked the beginning of yet another wet and humid summer for Miami. To most everyone else living in the United States, summer equates to long sunny days and fun filled bar-b-ques.  Unfortunately for the Magic City, these upcoming wet months mean a lot more of our time will be spent se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    No Breakfast, Honey Buns and Doritos for Dinner: What Kids Are Eating in North Miami

    I taught English at a middle school in North Miami for a year. Every day I saw young tweens munching on hot Cheetos at 8:30 in the morning, and hustling over to the McDonald's a block away as soon as the bell rang. I knew their diets were dismal, but I hoped that somewhere between the greasy wrapper ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Tutti Frutti Ecstasy in Pinecrest

    Photo by Riki Altman​When gluttony seems more appealing than gnawing on a celery stick, the new Tutti Frutti frozen yogurt spot is one place that's guaranteed to satisfy. Now before you go turning up your nose, thinking perhaps you should stick to a pint of Edy's, there's one phrase you should hea ... More >>

  • Music

    January 1, 2009

    Top Hip-Hop Albums of 2008

    In '08, rap didn't always equal pap.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Top Hip-Hop Albums Of 2008

    A couple of weeks ago, an expert on the Harry Potter series told an audience of high school kids how lucky they were to have this Big Shared Experience--these seven books and 41,000 words in common. What does Harry Potter have to do with hip-hop in 2008? In an age when many year-end lists should be ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2008

    Call Wardrobe, Stat!

    Fashion emergency and a must-attend auction at The Forge.