When police caught him amidst a petty crime spree in a casino parking lot yesterday, Obrian Oakley decided to run. As he peeled away from deputies in his Infiniti, what would have been a couple misdemeanor theft charges turned into two counts of first-degree murder against the 26-year-old from Miami ... More >>
Is that the sound of a 68-year-old screaming to the tune of the CSI: Miami theme song?
Well, yeah. And you know what that means ... Legendary rock 'n' roll band The Who has just announced another arena road trip -- The Quadrophenia and Classics tour -- a two-leg, 36-show jag across North America, w ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. In this special edition of his column, Luke explains the new security measures for Memorial Day Weekend on Miami Beach.This is a public serv ... More >>
Under dark clouds and a "monster-sized extraterrestrial spider looming over center field," Florence Welch performed that catchy song from the Eat Pray Love trailer to close her opening set at last year's U2 concert at Sun Life Stadium.
The boisterous reception following the final note of "Dog Days ... More >>
When he's not pushing Dr Pepper or exposing his Family Jewels on A&E, Gene Simmons rocks silly makeup and platform shoes as the legendary lead singer of Kiss. Similarly, when he's not dubstepping aboard Holy Ship! or steering megayachts with his penis, Tommy Lee beats the skins for arena rock ... More >>
The concept of shredding -- that is, achieving an enlightened and evolved state of being via guitar -- is almost exclusively discussed in the context of metal.
You have the righteously soloing heavy metal axeman, the frenetic yet intricate tech-grind guitar nerd, the lumbering stoner behemoth. I ... More >>
Bold beats and even bolder statements -- that's the product of Tiësto's new web series, In the Booth.
From his arena shows to outdoor festivals, college tour and beyond, the online, HP-backed and Intel-sponsored reality mini-series is yet another example of how EDM has gone mainstream.
In the ... More >>
Over the last 17 years, Romeo Santos and bachata boy band Aventura have won the overflowing adoration of prepubescent girls, their mothers, and 35-year-old guys in white pants who love to dance.
In the process, Santos and sidekicks scored a surplus of American Music Awards, Premio Lo Nuestro sta ... More >>
Genting's Resorts World Miami may have the most concrete and eye popping plans, but if the Florida legislature approves resort-style casinos don't expect it to be the only mega gambling venue to pop up in our community. Two South Florida Republicans are preparing to unveil their gambling b ... More >>
Straight from scoring a gold-plated gramophone statuette for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at last Sunday's 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, Hawaiian pop crooner Bruno Mars and his bouffant hairdo were pleading guilty to cocaine possession in a Las Vegas courtroom.
Back in September, the Mars man g ... More >>
C. StilesA year ago we chronicled the life of Rene Martinez, a Miami Cuban American who went from gang-banging hell-raiser to a humble God-fearing MMA warrior. Since that cover story, Martinez, known by his street name "Level," has won his first three matches as a professional and starred in a fi ... More >>
Today, under the council oak tree, Charlie Crist will powwow with the Seminole Tribe. At their Hollywood casino, the powerful tribe will host the signing ceremony of the Seminole Compact, a gaming deal that is expected to generate billions for the state, and many more for the already flush Semino ... More >>
Snoop Dogg is straight up the smoothest motherfucker in the business. Pardon the French, but there's just no description more fitting. The Dogfather can pretty much take credit for defining what rappers and hip hoppers across the board tout these days as their swagger, and it's doubtful anyone would ... More >>
A few week ago we issued a new trend alert for downtown Miami's hipsterati being asked to host and promote parties at the usually uptight South Beach nightclubs. But this week we are uncovering an even newer trend, former Miami nightclubs moving north to Broward County.Remember crobar? The infamous ... More >>