Billy Joel says "some folks like to get away" from New York and "hop a flight to Miami Beach or to Hollywood." He, on the other hand, prefers a Greyhound bus ride on the "Hudson River line," which may explain why Joel's dumping his Miami Beach mansion located on luxurious La Gorce Island. Today, ... More >>
Only one week after playing a gig at the Stage in Miami, a true American original, the 88-year-old Alabama-bred bluesman Eddie Kirkland, died on Sunday morning in a car wreck. Even at the age of 87, Kirkland never stopped touring and drove himself to every one of his gigs. He also never took th ... More >>
In today's surprisingly light roundup of horrible things and various crimes that happened over the weekend in our fair metropolis: The Epic cruise ship is forced back to the Port of Miami after a man dies after eating food, a greyhound bus is attacked by a gunman, and the city's bond status ... More >>
Olympic athletes sure are incredible -- or at least that's what the people on television keep telling us -- but South Florida's morons perform far more unbelievable feats on a weekly basis. We've had a road-raging woman complete a seven-felony dash in 3.7 seconds. An old man shot his foot in the sho ... More >>
At Northwestern University, there's a remarkable student-led initiative called the Innocence Project. Since 1991, the J-school program has helped free 11 wrongfully convicted men with good old-fashioned shoe-leather reporting on the flawed cases. via Illinois Dept. of Corrections Anthony Mc ... More >>
While you're at work, Miami's exotic dancers put on a naked lunch.
Recently released from jail, Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis unleashed this juicy tidbit on the media Tuesday: "Kristin," a.k.a. Ashley Dupre, a.k.a. (former) Gov. Elliot Spitzer's petite, brunette escort, stripped for one of his GGW videos. Right here in Miami! Let's turn to the Associated P ... More >>
Join us as we try to hitch a ride to the island before the gold rush strikes.
For better and worse, Muhammad Ali left his mark on a generation of Miami boxers
Art Basel approaches. Plus: "I think they should serve at least red wine."
In: Sasha and Digweed, the Sagamore, public transportation. Out: DJ Irie.
Castanets click the switch darkly
Electro-pop duo Finesse and Runway jump around, get down, and break down
Violet traverses musical genres, social problems, and Southern bus stops
Is Darrin McGillis a noble crusader for his late sister's kids, or a courtroom junkie who thrives on drama? Both, actually.
Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's quite real ... and really angry.
For countless undocumented immigrant kids, America is not the land of puppies and Disney trips, but the land of neglect
Blues legend Koko Taylor hits the Road
Not so long ago the infamous Latin Kings ruled Miami's gangland streets. Now their missionaries are bringing a new message.
Mauricio Pavez came from Chile to Florida as a tourist. One mugging and eight months later, he refuses to leave.
The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company
Crushed in a garbage truck, poisoned by a landlady, crapped out-literally--during a dice game. These and more are buried in this county's cemetaries, and come Halloween night, they'll be dying to get out