Hialeah Gardens

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Dreams of WWE Stardom Motivate Broward Grappler Ernest Valdes

    Ernest Valdes stands on top of the ring's ropes and uses his championship belt as a mirror. He primps into the gold plastic's reflection, making sure his hair -- oil-spill slick with leave-in conditioner -- is perfectly in place. Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What" blasts through the speakers of the Port ... More >>

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    May 6, 2014

    Doral Walmart Is the Busiest Walmart in the Country

    If you're wondering why Walmart was so desperate to build its first store within the City of Miami limits at Midtown, it's probably because its stores in other parts of the county are so damn popular. In fact, the Doral Walmart has the highest sales of any store in the entire country. See also: Wal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    With Mandela's Death, It's Time Miami's Leaders Said They Are Sorry For the Snub

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke recalls Miami's shunning of a great late icon. As world leaders memorialized Nelson Mandela last week in Johannesburg, Miami media ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Miami Freestyle: 13 Best Acts of All Time

    Freestyle music got its name from a Miami group called Freestyle Express. Someone left out half the name on the group's most popular record, and when "Don't Stop the Rock" became a national hit, the label just read "Freestyle" and that word came to define the sound. Miami Freestyle is also the musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Fritas Cubanas

    An original frita cubana couples Cuban bread with a spiced beef patty, seasoned with cumin, paprika, and pepper. Some add chorizo to the mix. Others cap meat with an American-style hamburger bun. Despite minor variations, one thing remains consistent: Papas fritas, deep-fried and grease-slicked juli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Feds Accuse Miami Police Sergeant Raul Iglesias Of Planting and Stealing Drugs In Allapattah

    Read Miami New Times' story on ex-Hialeah Gardens police detective Lawrence Perez who helped his drug dealer friends steal pounds of marijuana.Raul Iglesias, a sergeant with an undercover Miami Police Department narcotics unit, is joining ignominious company. He is now the fifth local cop to be crim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Albert Almora, Mater Academy Star, Taken Sixth By Cubs In MLB Draft

    Hialeah Gardens' Mater Academy senior Albert Almora has one hell of a choice on his hands this morning -- whether to become a star playing college baseball for his hometown Canes, or whether to take an estimated $3.25 million bonus to join the Chicago Cubs system.Almora tells the Miami Herald this m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Gerardo Silva Jr. Charged $2,500 In Clothes And Electronics On His Medley Credit Card

    Medley Councilman Gerardo Silva Jr. went ham on his town-issued credit card, racking up more than $2,500 in personal charges since he took office in November 2010. His purchases included $500 in discounted suits, a $688 iPad2 with a $80 case and keyboard, and $230 shoes from Nordstrom. Silva also us ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Miami Ranked 8th Most "Walkable" City in America

    ​Nevermind the heat or your safety, Miami is apparently America's 8th most "walkable" city in all of America. That's according to Walk Score. Though, the high ranking is a bit deceiving. It only applies to the City of Miami, and is only in relation to America's 50 largest cities by population ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Police Bust Massive Miami Theft Ring That Swiped $6 Million Worth of Jewels in Two Years

    ​America's pawnshop and jewelry store owners can rest a little easier tonight, because authorities have arrested eight South Florida men accused of running a burglary ring that stole $6 million worth of jewelry from stores in six states over the past two years. All eight have been charged with rac ... More >>

  • News

    May 13, 2010
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    June 18, 2009

    Happy Wedding Day, Father Cutié

    The celebrity ex-priest's romantic rival goes bye-bye just in time for the nuptials.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Alberto Cutié's Romantic Rival Goes Bye-Bye Just in Time for the Nuptials

    AP Photo/C.M. GuerreroAlberto Cutié's girlfriend, Ruhama Buni Canellis, enters the Church of the Resurrection on May 31, 2009.This past May 31, after renouncing Catholicism, international celebrity priest Alberto Cutié delivered his first sermon as an Episcopal minister. TV cameras and tabloid rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    What Really Happened at Isiah Thomas's FIU Press Conference

    Berkman ushered in the new era with the words, "I'd like to personally welcome Isiah Thompson."

  • News

    August 9, 2007

    Raw Returns

    Just released from prison, Miami hip-hop icon DJ Raw is ready for the takeover

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    June 21, 2007

    Expos Fray

    A TV reporter says he lost his job for doing his job

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    October 12, 2006

    Religious Conviction

    Judge Jos E. Martinez ruled on a contentious case involving the Archdiocese of Miami. Problem is, he's a Eucharistic minister

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Total the Recall

    Commish Natacha Seijas is still around. For now anyway.

  • News

    October 28, 2004

    Coffin Classics

    The Subculture that Would Not (Un) Die Lusts for New Blood

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Critical Mass Transit

    This Miami-Dade Transit special report is brought to you by the letters K, L, and S and by the numbers 3, 11, and 27

  • News

    August 12, 2004

    Until Proven Guilty

    24 HOURS. 1 FULL MOON. 265 Arrests.

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Gang Related

    Mass transit trouble and coked-up greyhounds

  • News

    March 25, 2004

    Meet Mr. Arza

    In four short years, state Rep. Ralph Arza has gone from schoolteacher to powerful politician, and now he's about to take control of public education in Miami

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Letters from the Issue of June 5 - 11, 2003

    Best Drag Queen, Best Free Publicity, Best Party Pooper

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    My Generación

    Dig what Jorge Moreno has to say

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Timing is everything

    Rolando Barral's long, bumpy ride as the Johnny Carson of Latin TV

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    Tales of Terror

    In the chaotic days following the attacks, a reporter came to expect the unexpected

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Fidel Made Them Do It

    Posada Carriles is in jail -- again -- for plotting against Castro. And again, he's sure it's Castro's fault.

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of September 7, 2000

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Don't Look for the Union Label

    For two years Goya Foods has waged a war to prevent its workers from unionizing. Now things are starting to get really ugly.

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    A Miami Miracle

    Divine intervention may be responsible for the hubbub around a Little Havana statue. Or maybe it's media hype.

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    March 4, 1999

    A Brotherly Imbroglio

    Hialeah police chief Rolando Bolanos has two sons on the force. Both are being investigated for violent behavior.

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Creature Feature

    Move over, Sasquatch. Beat it, Bigfoot. It's time you met South Florida's own: The great Skunk Ape.

  • Music

    June 5, 1997
  • News

    June 5, 1997

    Suplex City

    Once a pro wrestling hot spot, Miami is again warming to the wacky lure of the ring

  • News

    January 16, 1997

    No, You Listen to ME!

    Wanna get in touch with South Florida's rage? Read through the complaint letters to local radio stations.

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Freedom Fighters

    Boxing is the quintessential individual sport. Unless you're a Cuban champ who has defected to turn pro in Miami, in which case it's a team effort.

  • News

    September 5, 1996

    Why Recycle?

    It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.

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    January 25, 1996

    Our Garbage, Ourselves

    Scaling Mount Trashmore, sorting through the clues to the mystery of everyday life

  • News

    June 1, 1994

    Mosaic of a Murder

    Raul Rodriguez said he killed a man during a 1991 holdup at Malaga restaurant. At his trial this spring, the jury didn't see it that way.

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    March 31, 1993


    If you think Dade County is a filthy mess now, just wait till you're drowning in it

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    January 27, 1993

    Pistol Packin' Politicos

    It's a fair bet that your favorite Dade big shot is a sure shot, too

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    May 6, 1992
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    April 29, 1992

    It Ain't Knot's Landing, It's Hialeah

    Morales is a pervert! Caldwell is a slut! Penelas is a pansy! Welcome to politics in the City of Progress!

  • News

    November 21, 1990