Perhaps the only thing more deplorably than holding up a Boy Scout trying to raise funds for his troop at gunpoint is doing the same to a Girl Scout, but then at least you'd get some Thin Mints and Tagalongs. A man who robbed a 12-year-old Boy Scout down in the Keys only walked away with $40 and som ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
Millennials, you still do all the drugs and have all the sex, but I have to break it to you -- #realtalk -- you do not know how to party. And it's bringing me down. Heading over to what's supposed to be the "jam," hosted by 24-year-old "scenesters," I always hope that there won't be finger foods b ... More >>
Eating clean ain't easy. And what with the limited number of hours in the day and convenience of fast food, it's no wonder you opt for McDonald's more often that not. Ain't nobody got time for preparing a week's worth of meals from Whole Foods. But with the addition of Green Gables Organics to the ... More >>
Cooking meat en masse generally warrants a party, so it's no surprise that in five years a 'friendly' pig cooking competition ballooned into a daylong event that last year brought out more than 1,000 people. Long live Latin bravado.
Break out your wallet because the world's cutest little green sales team is about to hit Miami's parks, shopping centers, and supermarkets to sell you boxes upon boxes of sugary treats.That's right, Miami. Girl Scout Cookie season is here. According to the Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida, whi ... More >>
I cannot honestly claim any huge disappointment over BGR The Burger Joint's decision not to serve the special St. Patrick's Day Reuben Burger ($9.99) "loaded with Thousand Island dressing, sauerkraut and succulent, thinly sliced corned beef" that it was supposed to be proffering during the month ... More >>
Welcome back, friends!The day has finally arrived: those sugary, sweet, crunchy, soft, delightful (and, yes, fattening--especially if you eat a whole box in one sitting) Girl Scout cookies are hitting the streets. Last week we tried the new flavor, Savannah Smiles, and gave a review. This week, w ... More >>
Girl Scout cookie season officially starts today in South Florida, and you know what that means, don't you?Yup, dozens of little green hustlers swarming all over you whenever you try to enter a supermarket or big-box retail establishment. Trying to sell you boxes of overpriced chemical-laden cook ... More >>
It's hard to believe after ATV crashes and poop smeared squad cars, but Miami law enforcement hit a new low on Tuesday.That's when cops discovered off-duty Miami-Dade police officer Fernando Villa passed out in his own patrol car as it idled in an intersection in West Kendall.The worst part wasn' ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreUncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke lets Miami police officers know there are bigger threats to their safety than 85-year-old grandmothers.Don' ... More >>
Burger Beast Sef Gonzalez (right) -- just in it for the burgers.In another episode of our regularly scheduled program about Miami-Dade government -- titled Hey, Miami, What the F**k? -- Burger Beast blogger and all-around hamburger fan Sef Gonzalez was sent a "cease and desist" email yester ... More >>
Laine Doss Catalina Voit loves smoothies!Over 20,000 runners will take to Miami's streets this Sunday for the ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon. Running a marathon is no easy feat - it requires months of training, mental and physical endurance and a lot of energy. Since the human body r ... More >>
Snickers Bars are great for a little afternoon pick-me-up because they are filled with all the best things in life - chocolate, caramel, peanuts and nougat. Some genius, who most likely worked at a country fair, discovered a way to make this fantastic treat even unhealthier by frying it. The good ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsAn artist's rendering of Miami FC management.There's something definitely extortive about the latest press release from Miami FC, the under-attended and gravely endangered second-tier pro soccer team that allegedly plays at Tropical Park Stadium. The club is under the gun from the ... More >>
The Junior Orange Bowl is takin it to the streets.
Samoas save the day (again) Finally, finally, finally: Somebody wanted to interview me. Receiving the request via email was a validation of sorts, a late-in-coming but appreciated recognition of my rightful place among Miami’s elite food critics. Admittedly there were colleagues who attempted ... More >>
Photography gets down and dirty at ArtCenter/South Florida
Gotta love water
From the issue of December 21, 2000
Roxcy O'Neal Bolton Women's History Gallery
From the issue of October 12, 2000
The Cuban American Defense League wanted a little official recognition. They got it.
If you had your way, what single adjustment would you make to enhance the experience of living in South Florida?
She was a pioneer at the Metro-Dade Police Department, a rabble-rousing advocate for women behind the badge. And now, of course, she's paying for it.
She's naive. She lacks experience. She's too "nice" to survive in Dade's policitical jungle. So why is Katy Sorenson so dangerous?