Okay, we're not claiming to be geographical geniuses or anything, but when we hear about a music festival dubbed "Hialeah Fest," we just assumed it would take place in Hialeah, right?That's not the case for this year's festival, which will bring in about 20 bands so far, among them Ketchy Shuby, ... More >>
City of HialeahPobrecito Julito. Hialeah's mayor can't catch a break these days. He is battling the city unions over pensions and the city budget. He is dodging questions about his business relationship with $40 million Ponzi schemer Luis Felipe Perez, as well as inquiries about personal deals he ... More >>
Radioboxer With LavolaThe Annex, HialeahSaturday, August 13Better Than: Not going to a warehouse party where Radioboxer and Lavola are going to rock out.The Review:Saturday was keyboardist Gian Nicolaci's birthday, and this week is bassist Jota Dazza's, so naturally, the Radioboxer gang cele ... More >>
Hit Play!'s finally gotten it together to formally bring an official CD release party to their awesome debut EP, In Case of Emergency. Comprised by Gaston de la Vega on bass, Machbeth Proenza on drums, Johnny Underpaid and Raf Solo on guitars and Alex Calante on vocals, their take on Southern C ... More >>
City of HialeahJulio Robaina double-crossed two former allies who are now out to destroy him.Last Wednesday, shortly before dawn, Rolando Bolaños logged on to his Facebook account to update his status regarding his favorite subject, Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina. The ex-Hialeah Police chief inform ... More >>
Two children were swimming yesterday afternoon around 3 p.m. off Virginia Key near the Miami Seaquarium when they began to struggle. Two men heroically jumped in to save them. However, one man died trying to the save kids.The man, identified as Douglas Frank Butler, was visiting from Gainesville and ... More >>
Ah, Hialeah, Hialeah. You truly are the city of progress. One of my new friends on Facebook is Hialeah Cares, an unknown identity in the vast cyberverse of anonymity who has riled up Mayor Julio Robaina's most vociferous critics. The back and forth has been quite entertaining. The wall post below su ... More >>
via Just NewsThe suspect's car was shot multiple times. Hialeah police got a call that a Farm Store at West 6th Avenue and 29th Street had been robbed.The police tracked down the suspect to a nearby residential neighborhood where a confrontation occurred. A police officer then shot at the suspect ... More >>
For all Miami natives rank on Hialeah, we sure love to talk about it and enshrine it in art and song. Even people who don't actually live there seem to want a piece of the Hialeah shine. One entry into this growing body of cultural expression: "Sweet Home Hialeah," a parody song and video by Enriqu ... More >>
Mayor RobainoThe citizens of Hialeah sure weren't hungry for change. All three offices up for election went easily to the incumbents. Notably, Katharine Cue, who was appointed to the commission last year, won her first election. Hialeah Mayor: Julio RobainaHialeah Council Member - Group V: L ... More >>
Our photographers caught a lot of crazy costumes this weekend, but the Real Housewives of Hialeah, from photog Bill Cooke's Lincoln Road gallery, are among our favorites.Check out all of our Miami Halloween party pictures here.
Meet Jennine Capó Crucet, the next literary big thing.
Jacob KatelThe following images come from a drive out to North West Dade looking for some Hialeah food content. These shots of restaurant, food, and liquor signage come mostly from NW 103 street. Anybody know of any great restaurants in Hialeah? Leave us a comment.
Photo by JipsyTo read past installments of Diary of a Flasher, click here. How great is it when you find yourself at a party or show that you didn't expect, with BYOB policy and good music? Score! This past Saturday, while the hot ticket was Mos Def at the Adrienne Arsht Center, we opted for some ... More >>
The circus is coming to town...the town of Hialeah, that is. At least that's what the press release accompanying my invitation to Radioboxer's presentation of their debut album Radio Drama says. Judging by the effort they put into these nifty venereal vids (why do people keep calling them that?) ... More >>
Dade county, AK's, fireworks, cherry bombs, fresh greens, suited up, chopstick unagi dons, dirt brown, Homestead, sawasera, 8th street, make, sell, frog legs, taco filling, gator meat, fry, serve, Hialeah, be organic, navy cook, raw fish, tiger milk, bbq, fried food, meal deals, four course, cutta ... More >>
Jackie Sayet Taberna owners Ignacio and Laura are the bread in this mayor sandwich The "City of Progress" will finally live up to its moniker if Julio Robaina has anything to do with it. But don't expect him to go behind the line if it involves more than a photo op! Trust us; we t ... More >>
Last night I came home from my job of sitting on the internet all day looking forward to a nice, long, relaxing night of sitting on the internet only to find that to my horror the internet wasn't working. Not only that by the teevee was down too. What kind of fuckery was this? So I called Comcast, t ... More >>
Did you cry your poor little eyes out because you waited in line for hours and hours but didn't score any tickets for Sunday's Jay-Z concert? Well, rejoice because Hov has added a second show in support of Obama for Monday afternoon at Bayfront Park. Doors will open at 11 a.m. and the show will sta ... More >>
Negro en Bicicleta (Floridita 1800 Records)
Local boy band Los Primeros have gotten with a group called Citizens to Save Hialeah Park, and recorded a bilingual song called, well, “Save Hialeah Park.” The park itself is the site of a former race track, clubhouse and grandstand, and, according to the group on its web site, “is a symbolic ... More >>
Note to registered voters in Miami Beach and Hialeah: go to the polls today. Please. On the beach, there's a runoff election for Mayor and for a city commission seat. In Hialeah, there's a runoff for a city council slot. But here's the thing: as low as voter turnout was on Election Day two weeks ag ... More >>
You may be reading this tomorrow when none of this matters. But I thought I’d give you a little flavor of just how weird life gets for us here at the New Times. While most cities and towns snooze during their local elections. The City of Progress jitters and jumps and shouts and calls each othe ... More >>
Just got an amazing press release from the guys of Humbert, the local band most associated with La Ciudad que Progresa -- Hialeah. If you've been to any local shows some time in the last 14 years, you've seen Humbert. If you've been totally oblivious, this is part of what I wrote about them last yea ... More >>
Miami band unleashes its deadly new CD
Weve got your Fourth of July plans right here, friends
Caliente Adult Superstore
Gentlemen, stop your engines. Hialeah's landmark racetrack brakes down.
Say it loud: You're Hialeahan and proud
Robertos Taco Shop
La Ideal Baby Store
And only Kafka could have dreamed up a character like Rudy Garcia
They're young, they're idealistic, they're in for a wild ride
Daring drivers get on track in Hialeah
Salsa Doctor Manolín finally gets to practice in the United States
Hold up there, pardna, at the Hitching Post out west
Hialeah's Raul Martinez: "I don't need a machine"