For a world-class con man, James Sabatino has a habit of burning out in blazes of self-inflicted pain. As a teenager, he pulled off an incredible run of schemes, including getting close to Julio Iglasias by posing as a Sony Music executive and wrangling more than 200 Super Bowl tickets from the Dolp ... More >>
When Michael Jacobs, chef for the Miami Heat players, announced the two competitors for the first round of the Fill the Grill Challenge at the Coral Gables Whole Foods Market, one of the contestants asked for a slight change in title."Just call me Jim. Robyn's the chef around here," said Jim Heins, ... More >>
For decades, talent scouts and filmmakers have scoured our tropical city in search of beautiful faces attached to perfect tanned bodies. It's true that Miami has more than its fair share of perfection in human form. But we also have talent and brains to go with that beauty.Take local chefs, Robyn Al ... More >>
For more than a year, Karina Eddé spent just about every waking minute dreaming up her perfect wedding. Dozens of friends and relatives would fly in from around the world, meet on a giant yacht festooned with handmade decorations on the Miami River, and then sail in the moonlight to celebrate.Fairy ... More >>
While it may be increasingly difficult to actually secure employment in Miami, those of us who have seem to love our job. That's according to a new study by CareerBliss.com that analyzed more than 43,000 employee reviews across the country. It's actually the second year in a row that Miami took t ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain has been known to take pot shots of his fellow Travel Channel alum, Samantha Brown, and cheery people in general. The Tony I've come to be obsessed with snarks on the nicey-nice worlds of Rachael Ray, Sandra Lee, and Paula Deen. Bourdain, you see, comes from a world with a slight ... More >>
Drag diva Noel Leon to "help" Chef Victor Cardenas Pasos with cooking demo at Bloomingdale's this Saturday.In conjunction with LGBT Pride month, Bloomingdale's Aventura this Saturday will host Cooking with Pride, a demonstration featuring Victor Cardenas Pasos, executive chef at the Palace ... More >>
CC by 2.0, via Kerosene Photography on Wikimedia CommonsJustin Bieber is officially the world's most tireless teenager, with his current My World Tour recently extended through the end of the year. Although he's already scheduled to play South Florida on August 5, at the BankAtlantic Center in Su ... More >>
Maluca plays Grand Central on Saturday.FridayTattoo artists from all over country will descend on Miami's downtown Hyatt this weekend for the three-day Tattoolapalooza. There'll be tattoo contests, marauding evil clowns, inking seminars, gnarly bikers, and goth punk bands. If you're going to get ... More >>
We've just heard the Second Annual Miami Music Festival will be taking place November 12-14 as a key part of Live Music Month in Miami. More than 500 performances by new and developing artists will be showcased throughout South Florida that weekend, with two daytime sessions on five stages in Bay ... More >>
Los Van Van landed in Miami like a lit match dropped on an ancient anthill.Erik MazaRuckus at the concertOn Sunday, hundreds of grizzled Cubans came out of the woodwork -- Westchester, Little Havana, Hialeah -- to protest the popular band's concert at the James L. Knight Center.They came bearing ... More >>
Jacob Katel No tax payer dollars were used, nor special favors called upon, in the making of this series"The New Times never calls me," Mayor Don Slesnick grumbled to a certain food writer one evening not long ago. And if can I recall correctly, that same food writer quickly replied, "T ... More >>
As the Great Hotel War of 2006 looms, South Beach's Delano tries a new tack: Magic
Drugs, guns, violence, beauty, style, and the illusory world of Miami Vice
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.
Miami Beach's Art Deco hotel lobbies are really social laboratories
How to navigate your big night
How to navigate your big night
Fervent days, absurd dramatics
Seminar touts sensible living spaces
Primal instincts re-examined
When an influential developer wants to cram a size-10 project on a size-4 parcel of waterfront land, who can he turn to for help? The ever-accommodating Miami City Commission, of course.
Meal of fortune
Former employees sold out sleazy South Miami-Dade car dealer John Svadbik. So why are police doing nada?
July 15 - 21, 1999
April 1-7, 1999
Rather than face a slippery slide toward extinction, local Elks are growing the herd by welcoming women and minorities
Miami rolled out the red carpet for visiting travel honchos. They ate, they drank, they went back home.
COPEX separates the men from the boys
The Heat's former center and cult hero resurfaces in Milwaukee, bucking for a permanent home