Miami is notorious for its bad drivers. We know that it would be futile to try and teach you (yes, you) about things like the "speed limit" and that there is a difference between a yellow light and a freshly turned green light, but we figured someone should at least give you assholes a bit of a refr ... More >>
Dear fellow Floridians, 911 is not a prostitution service, a Facebook checker, a dream analysis hotline, or a urination location service.As Alvaro Francisco found out over the weekend, it is also not a Mexican travel agency.
Billy is really tired. After a full day of work and the gym, he just wants to go home, eat and lay down. But Marcia called earlier and asked him to stop and grab some diapers and milk? Well, Billy-boy, we got your answer.There are several factors that make a supermarket good or bad. Consumer Re ... More >>
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 issue June 12 online and June 14 in newsstands.Best BlogRandom Pixels randompixels.blogsp ... More >>
What makes a house a home? Probably not cocaine, a shotgun, marijuana, grenades, a pig, and lack of ownership.Police arrested a couple last night who they found squatting in a Miami home with all of those strange items and more. A bomb squad had to be called to remove the grenades.Update: Police ... More >>
The Miami Herald have sold their bayside building to the Genting Group, the casino-happy Malaysian conglomerate, and today publisher David Landsberg sent out a memo to the staff confirming that they'll vacate their current digs by May 2013.Random Pixels has obtained that memo, and in it Landsberg ... More >>
Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina owes the county for property taxes.While Miami-Dade County residents paid higher property taxes last year, Hialeah Mayor and Miami-Dade County mayoral candidate Julio Robaina did not pay property taxes on a shopping center he owns in his city. In fact, it appears Robai ... 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 >>
via CBS4An accident straight out of a Michael Bay movie has temporarily shut down a portion of Krome Avenue in both directions. At least three motorcycles collided with a tractor trailer. Luckily, a nearby helicopter landed near the scene, and a man jumped out of the chopper to administer CPR to ... More >>
via WikiCommonsTo be honest we're more shocked that someone found a basement in Miami, than an illegal grow house. Yes, last week Miami-Dade Police found a home with a make-shift basement underneath that served as a grow house.
A group of researchers from Harvard and Northwestern Universities have compiled three years worth of data from Twitter to take a snapshot of the mood of the nation over the course of the day. The results are visualized state-by-state, and what seems striking is that compared to the rest of the na ... More >>
Google Maps8577 Estate Drive South, where the Dewars are hosting the best keg pool party Wellington has ever seenMany thanks to our amigo Alex Rendon for pointing out to us the many selling points of local folk-rockers the Dewars' house party being held at their Wellington home (8577 Estate Drive ... More >>
Have you seen this castle?We'll give you a moment to process that headline. Are you back with us? Great. Yes, the Overthrow staged a hostile take over -- via a real estate agent and signed lease -- of a castle located in Wynwood. Where is this castle located exactly?Well, we spoke to Overthrow co ... More >>
Ontario prog-punks Alexisonfire leads an aggressive bill at West Palm Beach's Ground Control (122 N. Military Trail) this evening. According to On Fire Booking, the doors open at 5 p.m.Also on the bill: Sacramento's hardcore pummelers Trash Talk, aggro-punks La Dispute from Grand Rapids, Michigan ... More >>
Photo by Reed FischerThis blue bike is probably the best indication that you are near the very well-hidden venue 1921Just a reminder about an event we teased last week. Fort Lauderdale indie rock group Alexander is indeed giving away It's Not Always Signs, It's Not Always Wonders, a yet-to-be rel ... More >>
via Google MapsIt figures: The only time construction doesn't render portions of Biscayne Boulevard clogged with bumper-to-bumper traffic is when the road is closed completely.As part of the two-year reconstruction plan, the portion of Biscayne currently under construction from NE 29th to NE 33rd ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreWhat did Jorge Baluja do to elicit so much hatred? An anonymous blogger named the Straw Buyer has been dedicating a serious amount of bandwidth to bash and ridicule the Miami-Dade Police detective.Apparently, the Straw Buyer became fascinated with Baluja this past Oct ... More >>
A body was found lying on the shoulder of a road near South Miami Heights on Sunday.
Police rushed to SW 135th Avenue and 200th Street to respond to a shots-fired call at 6:19 p.m. Upon arrival, officers discovered Fidel Ruz Moreno, 35, lying on the pavement.
CBS4 is reporting a dad named Leonel ... More >>
Police enforcement fatally shot a man who was attacking another man with a machete on a Northwest Miami street on Saturday evening.A Miami-Dade corrections officer summoned a Miami police officer at 6:35 p.m., after he witnessed a man swinging a machete at another man on NW 12th St. and 12th Ave, th ... More >>
A 65 year-old man was pistol whipped this morning by two attackers who stole $3, a gold chain and a cellphone during a home invasion, Miami-Dade police said.Thomas Pulido was dragged into his home at 2169 NW 80th St. where the attackers beat him. The Miami Herald reported that Pulido's roommate, Gus ... More >>
The Miami-Dade Robbery Bureau are still searching for the man who stole a purse with $15,000 worth of jewelry and cash from a woman at a car rental establishment on Sunday afternoon.Police said, the victim's husband entered the rental office at approximately 3 p.m. to exchange the vehicle while she ... More >>
Miami-Dade Police are investigating the death of two men and one woman found shot dead in a West Kendall townhouse Wednesday night.Police hurried to the Point Lake townhomes at 8 p.m. to respond to a call about gunshots fired at 15315 SW 76th Terr.Upon arrival, officers noticed the front door of the ... More >>
A taxi driver was shot early this morning as he was working near NW 91st Street and Seventh Avenue.Jacques Milien, 64, was shot multiple times after what appeared to be an armed robbery at 6:15 a.m., Miami-Dade Police spokeswoman Det. Rebeca Perez said. He is in stable condition at Jackson Memorial ... More >>
Coral Gables Police have identified and charged armed robbery suspect Kenneth Maurice Smith, 20, who attempted an escape that led police on a two-hour chase that close U.S. 1 Sunday night.Smith is charged with armed robbery, attempted burglary to a residence, and resisting police without violence. ... More >>
screencap from Google MapsWe've found the predicament of Midtown Miami to be quite interesting for a while now: noting its trouble both here on Riptide and in print. Now the Grey lady is weighing in on the development's slump in a piece that just went online: "The bankruptcies of Circuit City and Li ... More >>
Maybe things aren't so bad for smug yuppies yupsters after all. American Apparel, the sweat shop free, sexed-up candy colored cotton utopia is opening a third South Beach store at 1441 Washington Ave sometime soon. Google Maps says that's less than a 10 minute walk from their Lincoln Road store, so ... More >>