If you're not familiar with the "Thanks Obama" meme, it pokes fun at some people's tendency to blame the President for just about anything. Well, a man in Florida who was arrested for pushing his pregnant girlfriend went a rambling outburst in front of police in which he tried to blame Obama.
It wouldn't be Sweatstock without some good old-fashioned Miami freakiness. Maybe in Canada the music festivals end with handshakes and strangers gently complimenting each other on their felt hats. But this is Miami, where nothing's over until it has weird, probably videotaped sex with you. And Sw ... More >>
The Miami Culinary Institute cultivates culinary talent but doesn't put it to good use, at least not at its new, high-end restaurant, Tuyo, which opened a few days ago on its top floor. With 40 students inducted last spring into Miami Dade College's newest addition and 90 more this fall, director ... More >>
The latest edition of the Forbes 400 is out, and 21 of the most filthy rich scions in America call humble little South Florida their primary home. Micky Arison, Miami Heat owner and Carnival Cruises CEO has the biggest moneybags in Miami with a net worth of $4.2 billion. That makes him the 75th r ... More >>
Poor Mike Lowell. The Miami native has already been through a lot. In between World Series wins with the Marlins and Boston, he endured testicular cancer, a massive John Henry fire sale, and a badly fractured hand.via Amazon.comBut now he has really invited a true stain on his good name: He gave ... More >>
Marlins fans: You might want to grab a barf bag before you read this one.via SportsbyBrooks.comRemember John Henry? The guy with the pretentious eyeglasses who bought the Marlins from Wayne Huizenga in 1999 and then waffled around for three mediocre seasons before selling out and heading to Boston? ... More >>
Jacob Katel Donna Sdraiata, Fernando Botero StreetWorks is usually a graffiti blog. Starting today, as long as I'm shooting, it'll document all forms of publicly displayed art, from the gutter to the gallery. With that in mind, this week's feature is the Gary Nader Sculpture Park featuring bronze ... More >>
Walter Mosley holds forth on identity, literary segregation, and black heroes
You'll find the masters' works in the parking lot and narcotic beauty inside
Kingpin dealer stakes grand claim on the hood
Ballad of America Volume One: Over a Wide and Fruitful Land Slipstream Productions
by Jonathan Zwickel
What exactly does that mean? Today we know it means that two museums will receive hundreds of millions of dollars to build hulking structures in a waterfront park. But on November 2, most people had no clue
The people of Miami take a crash course in art, parks, and democracy
When the holidays roll around, old standbys tumble in
Miami's Downtown commissioner is still fighting, and still hopeful of big change
From the issue of July 5, 2001
Pro Player Stadium concessions
From the issue of March 8, 2000
One plan for a new Marlins stadium could be a winner for Miami, which is nice since you're going to pay for it
If they concern Bicentennial Park, your presence is requested this weekend
From the issue of January 4, 2001
The Marlins cut a deal, and once again the pathetic public doesn't have a clue what just blew by
The Heat continues its disgusting betrayal of public trust with a nifty assist from spineless county commissioners
Various concessions at Pro Player Stadium
Letters from the issue of March 30, 2000
This Stadium Goes in This Park or Else!
In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder
Letters from the issue of March 9, 2000
Nat Wilcox on bad behavior; and growing radio verde?
The Marlins Had a Party and You Weren't Invited
Tom Tom on a Rooftop
Hot Dogs Here! Lobster-Watercress Salads!
Balls club blues: John Henry, Carroll Williams, and Ingrid Casares
Y2K Disaster Strikes Miami
John Henry, This Is War!
Just Say No to John Henry
Marlins owner John Henry has a vision: A new stadium built on Miami's best-known archaeological site
A close inspection of the Marlins' accounts shows Wayne Huizenga trashed the team and made a bundle