Downtown Miami's first Juan Valdez Cafe opens this Wednesday, July 30 at 101 NE 2nd Ave. The coffee shop, which stars the fictional coffee grower in pictures and emblazoned on coffee mugs, features both blended and single origin coffees prepared in a variety of ways. The cafe, one of which is locat ... More >>
Krispy Kreme is offering a BOGO deal as a way to recognize everyday heroes like teachers, firemen, and Steven Colbert. On Monday, you get twelve free glorious, sticky, glazed delights when you buy a dozen ($8.49) during Krispy Kreme's "Hero Appreciation Day." Krispy Kreme may have opened in 1937, ... More >>
An ex-soldier spun elaborate fantasies about being a professional killer. One day they came true.
Looks like the Middle East is going to have to get used to saying "Dale" because Miami Subs, renamed the New Miami Subs Grill, is planning on a mega expansion into the part of the Middle East known as the Gulf Coast Countries.The south Florida fast food chain has inked a deal with Saudi Arabian c ... More >>
Pizza Rustica is a Miami original. First opened in South Beach, the popular pizzeria made a name for itself with large rectangular slices packed with toppings. Success spawned expansion to 20 locations worldwide, and now under a master franchise agreement, Pizza Rustica has signed its first two leas ... More >>
Maybe all those never-ending rainstorms that soaked South Beach through most of July have finally freaking disappeared. Or, maybe not, and August will be just as flooded by the Sunshine State's infamous summer showers. But one thing's certain: Whatever the weather, it's always cool and sweaty insi ... More >>
An interview with a globetrotting, news-reporting gay porn star.
Danny Meyer, master restaurateur of both haute (Eleven Madison Park and Gramercy Tavern n NYC) and not (Shake Shack) continues his burgerfication of the entire globe with his second location in Miami planned for Coral Gables.Already taking over the Middle East with locations opening in Dubai, the ... More >>
In addition to orchestrating alternative pop epics, Awesome New Republic also makes jokes, constantly reminding us that "we're humans, not furniture." And so, when we call ANR's John Hancock, he immediately starts riffing. "You're calling from Miami New Times? Miami's home for informati ... More >>
In today's roundup of the shame of South Florida: The caretaker of Jimmy Johnson's Keys mansion has a five-hour standoff with police, a man is shot for his necklace outside a day-care center, the house of a soldier serving in the Middle East is burglarized, and, oh yeah, the Metromover crashed.&n ... More >>
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
Stop whining. Miami also froze its ass off in 1977. That's yours truly in Coral Gables.Record low temperatures, plummeting today into the low 30s, seems to have stunned Miamians more than the iguanas that are falling out of trees. Activity has been warm online, with a few brave souls publishing ... More >>
After Imam Foad Farahi declined to become a federal informant, the government tried to destroy him.
Next time you lose 20 bucks in a drunken bet with a friend, remember the name "Teo Garcia" before you feel too bad for yourself."I had a unique way of getting back into the service, no doubt," Garcia says by satellite phone from a base in Baghdad. Here's how he got there:Garcia grew up in Cutler Rid ... More >>
Super-soldier defends our country and strings along his ex in one fell swoop.
An 18 year-old from Coral Springs was busted for wielding brass knuckles and a pocket knife, a petite middle-aged woman shouted "baby killers!," and a mob of protesters chucked rocks at a cop car. The Israeli-Palestinian protest Sunday on Biscayne Boulevard was a loud, colorful microcosm of hate - w ... More >>
Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle proves why she's one of the most recorded voices in history.
Say hell yeah for baseball, Idol, and fireworks
Have a swill time with Dave Attell
Florida's Seabee reservists went to Iraq to help, not fight. But they fought and died
Reality loses the battle with fiction
Silly Caucasian boy Tom Cruise likes to play with Samurai swords
UM's Larry Brand flouts the grant system, pays the price
After the Catholic Church banished him, Cuba welcomed him. But the vibrant new life George Zirwas created for himself soon ended in tragic death.
At the Winter Music Conference, P. Diddy blows up dance music while the U.S. blows up Iraq
The Everglades, dead fish, and dictators
Letters from the Issue of February 7, 2002
Max Lesnik and his group, Alianza Martiana, are reminders that not all Cuban exiles think alike
Thanks to one show, an unprecedented amount of foreign news is airing in Cuba -- but it ain't Nightline yet
Correspondence from our readers
April 30 - May 6, 1998
When 350 trees fall in a protected North Key forest, they make a very loud noise
George Bush knows how to make war. Bill Clinton can play the sax. But it's Elvis Presley who's really in charge here.