In this city, we tend to take a lot for granted. The beach, the lack of blizzards, and Cuban coffee are examples. You think it's easy to find a cup of Cuban rocket fuel in Chicago? A colada is like the Big Gulp of Cuban coffee. Instead of a single shot of espresso served in a tiny plastic cup, a c ... More >>
Twenty-one years ago, then-Miami New Times writer Sean Rowe pushed his 17-foot canoe into Biscayne Bay, jumped in -- and immediately capsized. Rowe dried himself off, jumped back in, and so began a four-day journey navigating Miami-Dade via 30-miles of seldom used drainage canals. Rowe eventually pa ... More >>
Yesterday, law enforcement officials finally busted the criminals behind one of the most brazen real estate scams in the state that has the second-most cases of mortgage fraud in America. Ayda Young, Yohany Garcia, Zoraida Abreu and Johnny Bou-Nassar were criminally charged in a multiple-count ra ... More >>
...and if you dare snap a photo of it, he'll make sure you wind up behind bars for 30 years, E-I-E-I-O!State Sen. Jim Norman, a Republican from Tampa, is very concerned about a farm's right to privacy, while showing little regard for the First Amendment. He has filed a bill in the Florida Senate ... More >>
Illustration by American painter Wayne Thiebaud, via GoogleGoogle's gettin' old. It turns 12 this week and the more we think about it, the more we realize our favorite search engine has educated us. Whenever we can't think of the answer to something? "Google it." Whenever we need to find directio ... More >>
If you watch CSI: Miami, you might be under the impression that Miami-Dade has the most tech-savvy crime fighters in the state. You might be wrong. A Santa Rosa County deputy used Google Earth to help track down a man and make an arrest.The crime isn't nearly as interesting as the police work, th ... More >>
View Larger Map When MLB nailed Manny Ramirez with a 50-game suspension in May for using banned substances, several newspapers reported that he got his juice from a Florida doctor. Now, if ESPN's investigative team is correct, we know his name: Dr. Pedro Bosch, a 71-year-old Coral Gables physician ... More >>
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Google Street View A Google-eye view of South Beach For nearly a month now, Google Street View has provided an innovative new way to procrastinate: digitally wandering the corridors and byways of our fair city. Google’s spokesperson was vague when asked why the company chose Miami in its i ... More >>