Little Havana rises with the cock. Sunlight gleams off her concrete hips. She revels in her hot and sticky wetness. As fresh, juicy papaya scents float on palm tree breezes, she burns a sacred herb and swallows a cafecito with a piece of buttered toast. Today is her birthday, and soon 2 million fee ... More >>
Photo by Karen KeeslerHail Hialeah with Humbert.It's easy to fall victim to glitz and glamor. It's easy to see the big stars, the bright lights, the sandy beaches, or the half-naked wannabe strippers of Ocean Boulevard in hip-hop videos and think, "This is Miami." Reality programming and big-bud ... More >>
Bruce Hornsby gets by with a little big-name help.
One of Miami's best-known songwriters was nearly killed in a possible contract hit.
Daniel René, local boy and former member of Menudo, grows into adult success.
Juan Carlos Diaz had a healthy escort business going. He was ready for the next enterprise
Shalim is working hard to sound as good as he looks
Welcome to Miami-Dade County, where the clubs play disco, the musicians whine, and the rock fans languish
It's straight from contemporary Cuba and it has taken root in a most unlikely place: Little Havana
Not so long ago the infamous Latin Kings ruled Miami's gangland streets. Now their missionaries are bringing a new message.
The Castro government is marketing music, and the whole world is buying. Except Miami.
As a lead singer for Los Van Van, Israel Kantor was a star in his native country. But Miami isn't Cuba.
Club Tropigala's heritage dates back to nineteenth-century Cuba, but when the curtain rises, this could only be Miami
Miami rolled out the red carpet for visiting travel honchos. They ate, they drank, they went back home.
Nil and Beluga Blue ride out the storm of stardom
Live bands. Loud crowds. High energy. All of it crawling out from under a local rock.