Well, it's only Tuesday and there are already quite a few trials coming to an end in Miami courts this week. First there was the international drug lord who got 150 years, then the delusional but smooth con man who was sentenced to five years, and now, naturally, there's the globetrotting pimp who ... More >>
When it comes to Christmas, I just want to open some presents, eat some ham, and pass out early after drinking copious amounts of eggnog. I do not want to see people I love fighting -- and that includes basketball players who used to play together for my favorite team forced to face off against each ... More >>
New car sales are up year-over-year this quarter in Miami-Dade, reflecting a national trend according to a report from Dominion Enterprises. As it turns out Miamians strongly prefer foreign cars, with 86 percent of all cars sold in the last quarter being made be foreign brands. The report also rev ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
The weekend may have flown by as quickly as the end of summer. But hey, in your mind it's still Friday. And with shows from J. Cole's smooth rap to Maroon 5's rockin' serenades to Depeche Mode's dark pop, everyday will feel like a weekend bash. Here are the five best concerts to check out in South ... More >>
18-year-old Jesus Trejo had been missing since Tuesday. His blue Honda Civic had been discovered empty in the remote area of Ingraham Highway and 232nd Avenue in South Miami-Dade. Yesterday, divers found a body in an Everglades canal near that general area and have now confirmed that it belongs to ... More >>
As the world's-only claustrophobe/agoraphobe combo, I considered Miami to be a geographic nightmare when I moved here two months ago. Being down here means being down here -- it would take double-digit hours of high-risk driving for me to escape from Florida's trenches. If I took I-75, I would hav ... More >>
Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe found himself on the wrong side of the law this morning after getting busted for DUI. The arrest comes just a month before he's set to face off in a runoff election to keep his seat.A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was called out at 3:46 a.m. to investigate a car acciden ... More >>
If you're a foreign national looking to have a good time in Florida, stay out of trouble, and avoid possible deportation, here are three easy rules to follow.1) Don't borrow someone's flashy, $200,000 Mercedes2) Don't street race said Mercedes at 116 miles per hour3) And for god's sake, don't hand o ... More >>
Sorry recent University of Miami Alums, The Onion really doesn't understand why even though you owe the school at least five figures in student debt, you still love it so much.In traditional satirical style, the paper introduced us to "Mark Felder," a fictional '07 grad who owes the school $50,000, ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.
photo by Artaxeraxes via Wikimedia CommonsRoadside memorials are a common sight on a stretch of Alligator Alley notorious for drag racing.Last December, 18-year-old Angel Lazo stopped his Honda Civic in the right lane of a remote stretch of U.S. 27 so notorious for drag racing that its grassy med ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanSee the full 32-photo U2 at Sun Life Stadium slideshow. U2's 360° Tour With Florence and the Machine Sun Life Stadium Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Better Than: The Black Eyed Peas at the 45th battle for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. On February 3, 2002, U2 played the Super Bowl ... More >>
Police have arrested a man in connection to a horrific car crash early Sunday morning that killed three people and seriously injured a fourth.Cedric Levon Williams, 48, was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident. The crash occurred around 4 a.m. Sunday at NE 82nd Street and 2nd Avenue ... More >>
Tegan & Sara2010 Honda Civic Tour presents: Paramore, Tegan & Sara, New Found Glory, KadawathaSaturday, September 4, 2010Bayfront Park AmphitheaterBetter than: (I'm making a prediction here, but) the upcoming 2010 MTV Video Music Awards on September 12th. The ReviewSo it's ap ... More >>
The duo comes to town on the Honda Civic Tour September 4.
photo by Ryan RussellScore cheapo tickets to see Paramore headline the Honda Civic Tour in Miami. Here's some more Live Nation ticketing news. As we told you at the beginning of the month, the concert promotion juggernaut has, in June, been offering no-service-fee tickets for all of its amphithe ... More >>
Photo by Ryan Russellvia their myspaceAlways been curious to see what Hayley Williams is like behind the scenes? What a real, big studio recording looks like? How Paramore really acts behind the scenes? How they see you when they're on stage? Voila, here's Paramore's new video for "Careful." ... More >>
CC by 2.0, via lanchutt on FlickrSwoon over Adam Levine? Act fast and do it for no fee. One of the worst thing about being a devoted live music fan is the sticker shock that comes when a ticket's final price is totaled up. A ticket that's about $20 can end up as much as $40 sometimes when you lum ... More >>
Just one day after gunmen opened fire in a public park during a game of women's flag football in southwest Miami-Dade, shots rang out over a basketball court in Liberty City. Two men walked up to the court and unloaded about 30 rounds on a man in his late teens. The shooting happened yesterday at ar ... More >>
In recent years, the Honda Civic Tour has been heavily male, full of the kind of high-sheen, faintly punk-pop acts who trafficked heavily in heartbreak (Motion City Soundtrack, Fall Out Boy, The Academy Is..., and so on). Though the tour took a hiatus last year, it's back for 2k10, and this year, ... More >>
Photo by Brandon ChesbroThe Honda Civic Tour has just announced its summer tour itinerary, and it includes a balmy stop in South Florida. Paramore, fronted by the red-haired siren Hayley Williams, will ensure that a large assortment of teens and tweens are gonna be at the Bayfront Park Amphitheat ... More >>
via Fabio Aro's flickrSteal this carIf you drive a pretty, little 2000 Honda Civic in the state of Florida there's a higher than average chance that you might find it stolen one day. Or so says the National Insurance Crime Bureau. They put together a list of the top 10 most stolen cars in these U ... More >>
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Photo by Santiago Felipe Fall Out Boy June 16, 2006 Sound Advice Amphitheatre The first time I saw Fall Out Boy they were opening up for Mest at the Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale. Since then, they have sold millions of albums worldwide, been on the cover of Rolling Stone, and headlined sold ... More >>
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