Jonathan Vilma

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Jonathan Vilma on New Brother Jimmy's Location: "I Felt Like Miami Needed Something Like This"

    There are plenty of staple dishes that South Florida is known for (exhibit A: our fabulous cafecito, exhibit B: our unique uses of the plantain), but classic Southern barbecue is not necessarily one of them. With the newest location of Brother Jimmy's BBQ, owner and NFL star Jonathan Vilma hopes t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Explaining Gay Men to Worried NFL Types

    NFL draft prospect Michael Sam came out over the weekend. Though the public response from the NFL and many players was positive, an article full of off-the-record NFL sources showed there's still some resistance to an openly gay player in the league. Apparently some older NFL types are under the imp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Super Bowl in Miami: Six Places to Watch the Game

    On Sunday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m. all normal activity on this planet will cease to exist as everyone in the world squats in front of a television to watch the Super Bowl. Exaggeration? Somewhat. Last year, more than 46 percent of the population of the United States that tunes in to watch the "Big ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    Jonathan Vilma's BBQ Joint in Legal Battle with Miami Marlins

    In this corner we have Jonathan Vilma, current New Orleans Saint and former Miami Hurricane. In the other we have the Miami Marlins. No, Vilma is not taking on the entire team in a game of 9-on-1 baseball (though, he might actually win). Vilma's barbecue restaurant, Brother Jimmy's, is in a legal ... More >>

  • News

    August 22, 2013
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    January 31, 2013

    Super Bowl Watch Parties in Miami

    The big game is this Sunday in New Orleans and the Big Easy is filled with fans lining the streets to celebrate Super Bowl XLVII Mardi Gras style.Sure, fans lucky enough to have scored a ticket to the game get to see the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head in person, but the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Would Brother Jimmy's BBQ Really Ban NFL Commish Roger Goodell?

    Read Also: Brother Jimmy's Brings Carolina to Heart of Mary BrickellBrother Jimmy's BBQ just opened in Mary Brickell Village and tongues are wagging. Yes, people are talking about the brisket and the oversized drinks served in fishbowls...but they're also talking about a sign posted right on the fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Roger Goodell Is So Not Welcome at Jonathan Vilma's Miami BBQ Joint

    Miami's hottest new BBQ joint is Brother's Jimmy BBQ in Brickell. Short Order seems to love it, and it's owned by three former Miami Hurricanes players, including Jonathan Vilma. Everyone is welcome to try a bit of their Carolina-style barbecue. Everyone, that is, except for NFL Commissioner Roger G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Brother Jimmy's, Popular New York Barbecue Joint, Headed for Mary Brickell Village in Mid-June

    A Southern fried New York favorite is about to become the newest member of Mary Brickell's culinary scene. Say "Welcome y'all" to Brother Jimmy's, a wildly popular barbecue joint and bar with locations across the Big Apple and the Caribbean. It's been a NYC mainstay since 1989, with six locations a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Jonathan Vilma, One of Nevin Shapiro's Alleged Bounty Hunters, Banned For a Year

    Jonathan Vilma, the superstar linebacker from Coral Gables who figured prominently in Nevin Shapiro's University of Miami scandal, has been suspended for an entire year by the NFL for his role in another major football-related debacle.The New Orleans Saints star allegedly helped his former defensive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Do Good Deeds With Flo Rida, Nick Cannon, and Carlton Banks for Irie Weekend 2011

    Renowned philanthropist and fictional character Carlton Banks.​Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire weekend rollin' with Flo Rida and DJ Irie, kicking it with Mr. Mariah Carey (AKA Nick Cannon), and shaking your ass for a good cause with renowned philanthropist and fictional character Carlt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Nevin Shapiro, Miami Beach Ponzi Schemer, Pleads Guilty

    Nevin Shapiro, the colorful Miami Beach businessman who claims to have written a tell all book about the Miami Hurricanes from his jail cell, admitted the he was guilty of charges that he ran an $880 million Ponzi scheme. Shapiro used the money to fuel a lavish lifestyle, make donation to the Univer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Nevin K. Shapiro's Beautiful Asian Babes and $900 Million Ponzi Scheme

    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. In this special edition of Luke's Gospel, the former 2 Live Crew frontman discusses Nevin K. Shapiro, a University of Miami booster who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    News Roundup: Super Bowl Stage Collapse Injures Four

    An audit criticized the waste of tens of thousands of tax-payer dollars by city of Miami workers on Government credit cards. Some how we got stiffed with the bill for a pink metallic dog collar. [Herald]A stage being built at Sun Life stadium collapsed, injuring four. [CBS4]Jackson Memoria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    Guide to Recognizing Your New Orleans Saints

    ​"Who Dat Nation" has begun its descent on our fair city in advance of the Super Bowl, where the New Orleans Saints will take on the Indianapolis Colts. Fittingly, while the Colts will stay in Fort Lauderdale, the Saints will hang out at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Miami, and last nigh ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 25, 2009
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    February 5, 2009

    Buggah Da Govannah Tells You Who's Haitian

    Buggah D. Govannah (pronounced Governor) has been a fixture in Miami's hip-hop scene for a long time now. Here's an old picture of him with Wyclef. In this segment of Who's Haitian, Buggah gives you some black history, since it's February and all.

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2008
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    October 31, 2006

    The Real Reason the 'Canes are Blowing it

    Coker, in better times Everyone wants to blame poor Larry Coker for the University of Miami's slide from perennial college football powerhouse to mediocrity. The U's fair-weather fans and the school's notoriously super-secret and super-influential board of trustees can't wait to give Cooker the ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2005