On November 21, 2011, John Kenneth Rosenbaum burst into a South Georgia hospital begging for treatment. He had puncture wounds on his arm and the words "BLACK MAMBA" scrawled in marker on his skin.But the bullsh*t bite is now coming back to haunt Rosenbaum. The 24-year-old Jacksonville resident face ... More >>
The "Red Headed Stranger" and the "Okie From Muskogee" ride again. That's right ... Ol' Willie Nelson -- the pot-smoking, braid-wearing, hippie-loving outlaw country legend -- just announced some new 2013 tour dates. He's bringing his son Lukas, young gun Jamey Johnson, and the rest of the Nelson ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes aren't quite bowl eligible just yet, but last night they shook off a three-game losing streak and delivered an epic 30-12 smackdown to the Virginia Tech Hokies. The worst of their schedule is behind them (including loses to three teams in currently in the BCS top 10), and the Ca ... More >>
Enemas are decidedly something no one should buy second-hand, yet customers at a Jacksonville CVS might have done just that unknowingly. Employees at the store caught a man who repeatedly returned used boxes of enemas. The probe, no pun intended, is now being led by the federal Food and Drug Adminis ... More >>
A Jacksonville man headed to the Bottom Upz strip club this weekend with hopes of seeing the ladies deprived of their clothes. Apparently something went horribly wrong and he was the one who ended up without his clothes, and without his truck.
The Sunshine State has a new candidate for its most despicable criminal of the year. Police in Jacksonville have arrested a 35-year-old mother named Dalina Nicholas on charges that she repeatedly sold sex with her six-year-old daughter in exchange for cash and drugs. Two men have also been charge ... More >>
Two months ago, erudite Englishman, ex-punk, and eyewear enthusiast Elvis Costello was forced to postpone his globe-spanning Spectacular Spinning Songbook tour, including a South Florida show, "due to matters pertaining to the very serious illness of a close family member." At the time, Cost ... More >>
via Flickr mnapoleonMargarita - good, salt - bad.A recent survey conducted by the American Heart Association (AHA) proves that Americans need more nutritional information, regardless of the protesting by food companies, movie theater companies, and certain members of our government.For the most p ... More >>
In a Jacksonville courthouse yesterday, Alexandra V. Tobias, 22, pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder in the death of her 3-month-old son, Dylan Lee Edmondson. Her chilling motive: The boy was annoying Tobias while she was trying to play the highly addictive Facebook game Farmville. ... More >>
If there were a word to describe the Dolphins first-team performance last week against the Buccaneers, that word would probably be ass. Dropped passes, bad quarterback play, and a crapload of offensive line penalties kept the Fins in a quagmire of shittiness. It didn't help that they had to play ... More >>
via Totally Guitarded facebook."Totally Guitarded is a punk rock night at a cool Bar with cheap drinks. It's the only punk night with all DJ's, no bands." That's according to DJ G Or Die who later got so mad at us writing down everything he was saying that he called us stupid, accused us of being ... More >>
via myspace.com/brotherbeanA past photo of Brother Bean, who performed its final show at Aura.Brother Bean's final performance and Aura Music FestivalSeratoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, FloridaJanuary 15 through 17, 2010Better Than: Crossing paths with a crazy redneck on a shooting rampage. The ... More >>
Residents in South Miami say they saw a "giant red-like, a huge intense red ball which flew," but police haven't found anything that fits the description. [CBS4]Here's an article that says Art Basel is a "boon" for the local art scene. [Herald]And here's an article that says it's effects on the ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenMiami band Awesome New Republic at Fontana's in the Lower East Side. Click here to view more pictures.Just a few months ago, Awesome New Republic seemed the next South Florida band likely to strike big. But a few months is a million years in blog time, and somewhere in the last ... More >>
No, this isn't a temperature chart. The 20 weakest metros are dotted in red. Florida dominates the list of 20 metropolitan areas still struggling to make an economic turnaround. Eight Florida areas make up the bottom rung of worst-performing cities in Brooking's latest MetroMonitor Report.&n ... More >>
Chris Brogan loves social media and good causes.Chris Brogan, considered a social media rock star by many, will visit Southwest Florida to speak at a Twestival event in Sanibel this Saturday at 10 a.m. Twestivals are Twitter-based grassroots fundraising events that take place all over the wo ... More >>
Miami Police canine units attack first, ask questions later.
A new Florida record was set this year in the competitive eating-hot dog circuit. Hall Hoover, as in Hall "Hoover" Hunt, from Jacksonville ate 33 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win the qualifiers for the Nathan's Fourth Of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York.The qualifi ... More >>
Via Gina, Flickr CCTime Magazine has a burning question: What's up with all the horny female teachers in Florida? The publication ran a story a couple days ago, inspired by Maria Guzman Hernandez. You know, the 32-year-old Hialeah teacher who was arrested for allegedly seducing a 15-year-old boy las ... More >>
The Miami Hurricane baseball team traditionally wears white baseball cleats at the College World Series in Omaha. But in this year, the Canes will save the money needed to purchase 31 pairs. On Sunday, the Florida Gators ended the team's season with a 16-5 win in Gainesville. Starting pitcher Ide ... More >>
Jeb Bush used to have a cushy post-Gov gig as a private equity adviser at Lehman Brothers. Well, apparently his private equity advice didn't do much in keeping the firm from collapse, and Ol' Jebby's only had his duty as president of Jeb Bush & Associates to keep him busy ever sense. Unlike the ... More >>
From Dade to Duval (Real Nigga Radio Edition) (Poe Boy)
Watch out for the crocodiles and kidnappers.
Erstwhile indie rock legend Kreamy 'Lectric Santa rebounds from tragedy and returns to a scene it helped create
Devour a buffet of excellent music at the Langerado Music Festival
Our beloved Heatseekers brave torn jeans and raw nerves on the road to a garage rock battle royal
A Southern-style church service is a magnet for eerie, heavenly harmonies
Don't forget to bring your gas mask and flak jacket
What's $28 million a year and added jobs for the poorest American city mean next to big cubanismo, bro?
Altcountry newcomers send a mint julep postcard from Holopaw
Yet another South Florida radio station enters the fray, this time on autopilot
Music writer Leah Gliniewicz was abducted by the aliens known to Earthlings as the techno group Spacemen. She was able to beam this transmission back to New Times.
Octavia Anderson and the last days of the James E. Scott Homes
Anthem Suite (1900-2000): Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing
The true story behind the beach erosion explosion is politics as usual
Creating an artificial reef is no longer a slam-dunk affair, despite an abundance of missile sites, water towers, and wanna-be philanthropists
Just keep them out of Coconut Grove