Dan Destructo has lived through five decades of punk rock, witnessing its ebb and flow from the skewering environs of Venice Beach, Florida. Now relocated to the Los Angeles area, his long-running outfit No Fraud has proudly released a 17-track collection of some demos recorded in 1984. While Destru ... More >>
Well, maybe he'll have more time to watch Heat games. Less than a week after his NBA team won its third championship, Micky Arison finds himself out of a major job. Carnival Corporation announced today that Arison will be replaced as CEO by Arnold W. Donald. Arison has been the CEO of Carnival, th ... More >>
The crab-off brewing on Miami Gardens Drive ended before it began. We decided to check out two dueling crab restaurants -- Tali's Crab Shack and Capt. Crab's Takeaway -- but when it came to the crab, it wasn't much of a contest. It was obvious why after the first step inside Tali's Crab Shack. Ther ... More >>
A Texas woman claims in a lawsuit that Carnival Cruise Lines was not only responsible for the death of her husband after he fell overboard last September, but also slandered her family by telling the media that he had committed suicide. Clint Markham, who died after falling off a Carnival cruise sh ... More >>
Riptide's Crack Weather Team has just issued this update on Tropical Storm Isaac: 9:45 AM EST/ Wind shear and disorganized flow have hampered Isaac's development, but a dip in low pressure means by that this afternoon Isaac will begin inexorably raging with the blind, horrible fury of a pack of muta ... More >>
We are dedicated to saving Scotty's Landing, one of the city's best venues with a view, so even though we named the best places for brew with a view last month -- Scotty's was number four -- we are bringing you more.Short Order scoured the rooftops and beachfronts of Miami -- a tough task for anyone ... More >>
via FacebookBack in 1937 aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart made an un-publicized flight from Oakland, California to Miami, Fl. Once safely landed in Miami, Earhart announced that she'd once again attempt to circumnavigate the globe after technical problems stymied an earlier attempt that ... More >>
No matter how much you may love animals, can we just all agree that PETA has become the worst? They're obnoxious turds who actually kill thousands of animals, not to mention they have some of the stupidest, most cloying advertising not dreamed up by Crispin Porter. Now they've put up a billboard ... More >>
While passing through Florida last week, Tea Party queen and Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann made waves by suggesting she'd be open to drilling for oil in the Everglades. Never mind the fact that scientists claim there's very little oil lying under river of gross, and even fell ... More >>
After escaping major damage from the BP oil spill this year, the people of Florida should breath a sigh of relief that the Obama administration announced today that offshore drilling will be banned in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and off the Atlantic coast of Florida for at least the ... More >>
Is Alex Sink chewing on a bushel of sour grapes following her loss to Rick Scott or is she accurately hitting on some of the political and messaging failures of the Obama White House and the Democratic party in general? In an article on Politico this weekend, Sink lays some of the blame for her loss ... More >>
Uncle 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 gives President Obama an A on his midterm report card.Despite the mess he inherited from George W. Bush, Barack Obama has ... More >>
Photo by Pete Souza/White HouseFive months after the Deepwater Horizon spilled more than 5 million barrels of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans economy is still hurting. Three locals toques, Michelle Bernstein, Michael Schwartz, and Peter Vauthy, recently visited re-opened waters, spent ... More >>
A young Charlie Crist being awarded his guarantee as Florida's next senator way back in Nineteen Seventy-Something. It has been fated.When Charlie Crist announced his candidacy for Senate, everyone kind of threw up their hands and thought, Well, guess ol' Charlie is gonna be our next senator. But ... More >>
Bill TalbertEven if experts warn that oil could already be off the coast of Miami and a University of Central Florida study estimates that the Gulf disaster could end up costing Florida $11 billion in lost tourism spending and 200,000 jobs, Bill Talbert, president of the Greater Miami Convention ... More >>
Saving the Glades could mean screwing these guys.
An interview with Valkyries star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer.
President-elect Obama's choice of Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar to head the Department of the Interior was met with praise by those hoping to see another Latino in the cabinet, but is being met with concern by some environmentalists. "The Department of the Interior desperately needs a strong, forward-lo ... More >>
Who's killing the endangered key deer? The bloody mess has caused a scandal in paradise.
Betrayed by the U.S. government and their own country, they want to be remembered.
When Cubans leave their homeland, things can get lots worse.
A local man angles for Guinness glory
Brenda Lanzendorf's underwater excavations reveal Biscayne Bay's secret past
Forked tongues: People are opinionated about their food
Musica Cubana documents the sons of Buena Vista Social Club
A South Florida rancher is using bovine diplomacy to improve relations with the island nation
UM's Larry Brand flouts the grant system, pays the price
47 arguments for nationalizing railroad travel
Four years ago a dangerous chemical tanker ran aground in Biscayne National Park. The salvage operation that followed would go down in history.
Born and raised in poverty, Internet trailblazer-cum-civic activist Eve Smith is making headlines and big moves into new domains
Behold the swamp buggy races, South Florida's oddest racing tradition, where the engines roar, the muck flies, and the vehicles sometimes sink
As the world's most-coveted sport fish swim toward extinction, Miami researchers strive to save them
They're cute. They're cuddly. They're smart. And as the fiasco at Sugarloaf Key shows, they make humans do crazy things.
Every year hundreds of Miami's titularly challenged discover that a new name can mean a new you
Put down the field glasses and close up the guidebooks. When Florida's top avian enthusiasts do battle, the feathers fly.
A century of messing with Mother Nature has robbed the Everglades of too much water. Now we don't even have enough for ourselves.