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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Photo by Riki AltmanWhen 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 >>
In '08, rap didn't always equal pap.
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 >>
Fashion emergency and a must-attend auction at The Forge.