A few years back, you could get a good cocktail or two in Miami, sure. But more than likely, you'd be served Margaritas made with a corn syrup-laden mix. Maybe you could get a decent martini, but you'd probably wind up with Red Bull and vodka in a plastic cup at a trendy hotel pool bar, instead.
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So sorry, Fidel, but you're going to have to change out of that thing before the next meeting.Attention cortadito sippers, cigar smokers and domino players of Calle Ocho: You may think you're relaxing the day away in a cool cotton guayabera, but no, muchacho. In the eyes of the Cuban government - ... More >>
Miami native Ben Greenman has never been shy about toying with convention.
via Ben GreenmanThe New Yorker editor and novelist -- and let's not forget, Miami New Times alum -- has won acclaim for his McSweeney's-approved approach to writing, as in his last novel, 2009's ... More >>
Back in the 1970s, while working on George McGovern's doomed presidential bid in Texas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Taylor Branch shared a room with two driven young Yalies named Bill and Hillary Clinton. via Wikimedia CommonsWhen the man from Hope won the White House in '92, Clinton i ... More >>