Regelio Lopez, 20 of Richamond, Virginia, apparently had big dreams of heading I-95 and starting a new life in Miami. The problem is he didn't have anyone to move with. Even his own mother wouldn't come. So he stuffed her in his trunk and tried to make her move anyway.
Burger King has seen 105% fan growth on Facebook since January. McDonald's follower growth on Twitter has seen a 118% growth in the same period. Mickey Dee's also responds quickest to tweets than any other chain -- an average of 29 minutes.Compare that to Burger King, which takes over 60 hours to re ... More >>
Free Metta World Peace.
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke stands up for Metta World Peace.I have a message for NBA overlord David Stern: Free Metta World Peace. The seven game suspension ... More >>
The year was 1973. Legendary music journalist Ben Fong-Torres lands a sit-down interview with then 43-year-old Dick Clark at his Malibu home. After snacking on berries dipped in brown sugar and topped with sour cream, the self-described "naive, long-haired inquisitor from San Francisco" on assignm ... More >>
Joni WilliamsSo, you went away for the holidays. And now it's time to hit the long road home. Or maybe your home is a wintry wonderland and you're driving down for some fun in the Magic City sun.Either way, we know how it is. The race to get here can be a real drag. The last thing you want is to ... More >>
For your sweet tooth sweetheartDairy Queen's Midnight Truffle Blizzard Treat is coming to Miami on Tuesday, February 1. The MTBT is comprised of chocolate truffle pieces blended with dark cocoa fudge and vanilla soft serve. The Blizzard mix-in was introduced in 1985; in 2003, things were organize ... More >>
If the Dim Ssam A Go Go truck were to get into a collision with a Dairy Queen truck, and frozen vanilla custard landed atop a banh mi sandwich, how soon would it be before the resultant treat ended up on the menu of a molecular gastronomist?
This sign (there's a larger photo after the jump) hangs in the window of a spy supply store on 137th and Biscayne, right across from a Dairy Queen drive-through lane, which somehow seems appropriate. The only thing more 'Merican than paranoia and patriotism, after all, is a 1,000 calorie upside-do ... More >>
Now living in Las Vegas, Brian Regan remains a Miami boy. Sure, it's been more than 10 years since he last stopped by South Florida for the express purpose of making people laugh. But he's coming back this Saturday and he's happy as heck about it. With two Comedy Central specials -- 2008's ... More >>
Take a toke, but don't tell 'em what's inside.
Solid soul food at a bargain price — to go.
I know it’s been awhile since you BYOBed -– like in high school, back when you used to sneak-sip Special Brews on some public beach on Key Biscayne while discussing the ever-important topic of whether to get a belly-ring, a fairy tattooed on your lower back, or just blow all of your hard-earned ... More >>
Weve got high hopes for the Black Kids.
"Sol LeWitt x 2" draws from a trove of minimal and conceptual art
It costs a pittance and takes you to Margaritaville
It all began when I got that job at the Mutiny Hotel
Hialeah Dairy Queen
Frozen custard, a favorite in the Midwest, takes a stand in the South
A nightmarish chapter in the annals of Miami government ends. Or does it?
Intrepid new eateries
Burke's Legacy, for the Record
After more than a year, Commissioner James Burke may finally learn what lies ahead: Prosecution or exoneration