Subject:

Hurricane Ike

  • Culture

    February 20, 2014
  • News

    September 6, 2012

    Illegal Cambodian Weed Sales: Authorities Are Clueless

    The invasive plant water spinach is banned in some states — and essential to Asian cooking. In a small village outside Houston, relocated Cambodians are growing and selling it across state lines, hoping to get rich.

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Miami Herald Tries -- and Fails -- to Intimidate Random Pixels Blogger

    via Random PixelsThe offending image on Random Pixels.​Classic David and Goliath: Small local blogger criticizes big powerful daily newspaper. Daily newspaper doesn't like it and sends a cease-and-desist order even though when the local blogger gave the daily praise they found no problem with it. ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 2, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    Screw the Corkscrew

    Baby, we're through. Yeah, so, there's Wall Street. There's Sarah Palin. Hurricane Ike. The potential collapse of WaMu, the bank that controls my entire, very meager life savings. But then there are those little things that just make my wretched human existence feel soooooo worthwhile. I'm talking ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 18, 2008

    Wynwood Art Walk Jam-Packed

    New work at Spinello stops 'em in their tracks.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    News Roundup

    R.I.P. USA Economy. Mr. Economy was born in 1621 when some Pilgrams traded corn with Native Americans. He died last evening in the Manhattan offices of Lehman Brothers. He is survived by his third wife, Ester, and five children. Hyperbole aside, the events of the last 24 hours will reshape the fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    News Roundup

    Alberto Carvalho, the guy who the school board wants as the next superintendent, might have been boffing a former Herald education reporter, or he might be the innocent victim of a smear campaign. Officially this is now the most overly dramatic superintendent saga ever. [Herald] A High School footba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    News Roundup

    What's in the papers and on the news today -- and why you care: A former Miami-Dade Police officer was sentenced to eight years in prison after fleeing the scene of a fatal accident. Aren't cops supposed to know how the law works? [Local 10] Names are already being mentioned as to who will replac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    News Roundup

    What follows is a new, regular feature on Riptide 2.0., a look at the day's most important, bizarre and wacko news. So forget about that damn Herald.com. Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Bruno Barreiro's attempt to abolish the chairman's (a.k.a. his) term limits failed. This is not surprisin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    "Ike Slaps South Florida" and Other Dingbat Headlines

    Hurricanes often have geeky names. Gustav was a loser for sure. Back in 1989, Hugo sounded like a kid who'd get beat up on the playground. There was Iris in 2001 -- want to go bowling? And Georges in 1998. What in God's name is up with that 's'? Check out the list of retired hurricane names on the N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Ike Wins, Iron Fork Postponed

    For everyone looking forward to the New Times' Iron Fork event next week at the Miami Science Museum, it pains us to say that it has been postponed to October 30. Yes, we played a game of chicken with Hurricane Ike and we lost. But no worries, hold on to your ticket because it will still be honored ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 7, 2004
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