About 100 miles from Miami lies Grand Bahama Island. Best known for Freeport, the large shipping terminal and adjacent tax and duty-free area and the tourist town of Lucaya, Grand Bahama also boasts gorgeous white sand beaches, explorable caves, and excellent fishing -- which translates into great s ... More >>
It was about as unexpected as a Chinese sinkhole -- a hip-hop heavyweight and, well, a former heavyweight. Last night, Rick Ross and Mariah Carey, together in a Miami recording studio with Jermaine Dupri and DJ Khaled. "Rozay and MiMi," Ross tweeted at around 1 a.m. Attached to the late night me ... More >>
View photos from Miami Rum Renaissance Festival 2012 at Deauville Beach Resort here.The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival at the Deauville Resort concluded last evening with a 6:45 p.m. "last call", prompting event goers to rush to their favorite rum booth for one last mojito or shot of the elixir favo ... More >>
Ask your average American Joe about cricket, and he'll picture noblemen, dressed in white livery, sipping cups of tea while a sickly servant polishes their finely carved bats. But a new lawsuit claims the state of cricket in the U.S. is anything but aristocratic. A Silicon Valley millionaire is now ... More >>
Dr. Navindra SeeramAt a recent annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, scientists announced findings that suggested maple syrup contains as many as 54 antioxidants. Lead researcher Dr. Navindra Seeram, from the University of Rhode Island, has been studying the relationship between plants ... More >>
Local rapper/songwriter/DJ LMJ isn't afraid of hip-hop orthodoxy, something that's clear right down to his choice of footwear. Can you imagine any of your run-of-the-mill, testosterone-fueled street dudes proudly rocking these Adidas JS Wings sneakers by Jeremy Scott? No, and that's a clue to t ... More >>
Jacob Katel B & M Market has been open at 219 NE 79th street since 1980. According to Nafeeza Ali, it is one of the first and longest running West Indian grocery stores in Miami. In 1990 Nafeeza and her husband Sheir bought the place from her uncle. They've been selling authentic Caribbean ... More >>
Jackie Sayet Surviving with a smile Raise a white flag in trying times? Nonesense. After 17 years in business, Christine Gouveia flipped a big white bird at all the naysayers, the pouters and the wallowers, and instead chose to open her Roti Shop four hours&nb ... More >>
Sean Penn stars in what was originally an Oliver Stone flick.
Today one of South Florida's most slept on MC's, Rahsaan, released a new mixtape with DJ Epps of G-Unit/Shadyville fame that's worth downloading.The project is called, Dadeland: The Dade County Project, and is a good intro to Rahsaan's style for anyone that's not familiar with him. He's originally f ... More >>
The multimillion-dollar inner-city gamble is again open.
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Father and son perform brilliantly
A Miramar family gets the full suspect treatment
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He stumbled into a group of Muslim extremists with plans to attack America. Then he stumbled into Miami. Today Shaheed Mohamed is nowhere to be found.
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New Soul Brothers
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Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.