Subject:

Kyle Munzenrieder

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Justice, Buzz Bake Sale, Mala Rodriguez and Golden Filter

    Somehow, someway we survived Art Basel week. We are exhausted to say the least, so no witty comments. Here is what you missed over the weekend:Justice at MansionPhoto by Lex Hernandez​Electrohouse icons Justice made a long overdue Magic City appearance Friday night at Mansion. Their banger-filled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Water Main Break Shuts Down Stretch of Biscayne Boulevard

    Kyle MunzenriederAn empty and slightly damp Biscayne Boulevard.​A rare sight at the intersection of Biscayne Boulevard and NE 35th Street today: no traffic.That's because southbound Biscayne is blocked off between NE 33rd and 36th streets following a water main break caused during reconstruction a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    News Roundup

    A Miami-Dade bus driver allegedly hits a bicyclist on Collins Ave., keeps on going, intimidates passengers who ask him to stop, and is put on paid leave. Thankfully the bicyclist suffered only minor injuries. [WSVN]Here is your official Olympic MILF calendar from Dara Torres. MILF meaning "Mother I' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    We're Alive on the Death Map

    At first glance, this map looks like it could be the breakdown from the last presidential election, but it is actually something far more sinister. Meet the death map! But it doesn't take all deaths into account -- just ones caused by natural hazards.White represents the average, blue equals relati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Code Pink Inspires Shoe Puns

    Here is Calle Ocho's favorite protest group Code Pink throwing shoes at a guy in a Bush mask outside of the White House, because these very mature actions will end the Iraq War tomorrow. The Washington Post has decided to be a very wry version of The Daily Show, and documented the whole thing while ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    RuPaul Is Your New Fauxbama

    Sorry, Gerardo Puisseaux, but the Fuaxbama market continues to get more crowded. Famed drag queen RuPaul is the latest entrant, with an economical two-for-one Obama impersonation, tackling both Michelle and Barack and eerily nailing both. This pic is from Ru's Christmas card, which doubles as an ad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    It Is Truly the Future: BCS Championship to Be Shot in 3-D

    We do not have jet packs yet, but we have iPhones, a black president, and now football broadcast in 3-D! Fox and Sony have announced that next month's BCS Championship game between the Gators and the Sooners at Dolphin Stadium will be shot in 3-D.Obviously, even the most expensive flat-screen HDTV w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Get Excited! Tomorrow Is Election Day!

    Tomorrow is the day we have been waiting for all year: the runoff election for the county property appraiser! Seriously, though, the Electoral College has made Obama's victory official, and we still have not picked our property appraiser. See, this past November, Gwen Margolis got 72,000 votes more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Crosstown Rivals: FIU @ UM

    Oh, no! Your Miami Hurricanes basketball team has fallen out of the AP's Top 25 poll! They're currently 5-2, and both of those losses were to unbeaten teams, so there's not that much shame and a good chance for a resurgence. But tonight they get the chance to let off some steam and build up some con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Fake ID Ring Busted

    According to the AP, a group of five was arrested by customs agents for stealing social security numbers in order to make fake IDs somewhere in suburban Miami. They were members of a Homestead-based ring, and sold not just one, not just two, but 56 forged documents to undercover agents. Seems like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Carvalho: Let's Sue the State

    Money is tight everywhere, and really, unless you win the lottery or sue someone, your economic future is looking a bit grim. The schools are no exception. They already benefit from Lotto, so the next logical step to scare up some cash is to sue the pants off of someone, and according to Local10, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    News Roundup

    Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer may have billed the party for personal expenses. It's not $150k on a wardrobe, but it's almost as bad. Like $3,600 on a single dinner. [Herald]The Miami-Dade Dems elected new leadership, and they didn't celebrate with a $3,600 dinner. [Naked Politics]What do you need t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    We Continue To Care About A-Rod's Love Life

    This Rodonna/MadRod/MoRo situation continues to grip a world that is absolutely, above all things, incessant about knowing who Madonna is fucking at all times, always. Alex Rodriquez finally spoke out about the alleged affair of the heart with the Queen of Pop, and says that they're just friends. So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    We Have The Highest Gas Prices of Any City, but Who Cares?

    Remember when Riptide excitedly blogged about finding $2 gas in the outer portions of Broward? Well we filled up once more on our way back from Thanksgiving, and that kept our car running until earlier today. We hadn't notice, but hooray for $2 gas creeping towards the coast. We filled up for $1.89 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    The Recession Will Save Traditional Marriage

    The divorce rate was down 18% in the first half of the year in Miami-Dade, and that's inevitably being linked to the 20% drop in real estate prices during that same period. Theoretically, people are too poor to get divorced. Yes, divorce is a luxury. So until the recession subsides (sometime in 2024 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    South Florida's Possible Paperless Future

    Despite how it might come off around here once in a while, Riptide deeply respects the duty of daily newspapers. Which is why the recent report of credit raters Fitch Ratings is worrying. Fitch predicts that many newspaper chains will default, dissolve, or be liquidated and that "several cities cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Lil Wayne's Winter Wonderland

    The British tabloids are buzzing this morning that two football soccer stars have been banned by their team's management from attending a huge Christmas week party in Miami held by Lil Wayne and Akon. Whatever to this UK soccer saga, but this is first we're hearing of the party which the tabs (who a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Fontainebleau Spends Sexily

    The Fontainebleau's marketing department is one entity that seemingly won't need a bailout anytime soon. Last weekend's festivities certainly must have cost a pretty penny, and inserting a 16-page booklet into December's Vanity Fair doesn't come cheap. The thing is supposed to be a calendar, but bas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Please Stop Killing Our Coral Reefs, Thanks

    South Florida's coral reefs constitute the largest such ecosystem in the United States, and nationally they fuel a $4 billion a year industry that sustains up to 35,000 jobs. So caring for them is not just good environmental stewardship, its important to our economy. Time chronicles the two latest h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Own a Piece of History for Only $1,099

    The venerable New York Times is selling prints of this picture of Barack and Michelle Obama in downtown Miami starting at the low, low price of $199 for the 11 x 14 size. But if you've got the big bucks, you can splurge $1,099 on the 20 x 24 that's framed and "signed, sealed, delivered."Or, you k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Calling Islam Launches Bus Ads

    "Oh noes! Starting tomorrow the Muslins will be hijacking our buses! Where is Rudy Guiliani to save us!?!" 120 buses from the Miami-Dade and Broward fleets will carry the above advertising for 8 weeks, in a campaign that hopes to lessen reactions to the Islamic faith like that little pretend one. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Happy Fontainebleau Weekend

    The Fontainebleau got some work done, and, like any mature lady with a fresh face lift, is being discreet about. Oh, she's just having a small, little shindig tonight with like 500 of her closest celebrity friends. Who are we kidding, she hasn't been this excited since all those times Frank Sinatra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2008

    GOP Govs Stuck At a Fork in the Road

    Two main camps of thought are emerging at the Republican Governor's Conference as to what the Party's most pressing concern is. On one side you've got this "We've lost our way, and our credibility on fiscal conservative policy thanks to Bush and his $11.3 trillion dollars debt and his record $438 bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008

    Herald Issues Nudie Pics Alert!

    This is currently under the highlights section on the front page of the website for the very important, respectable bastion of hard-hitting journalism, The Miami Herald. It's a "Nudie Pics Alert!" It links to a "celebrity roundup" item about some sort of Cheetah Girls person whose fanny was all over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    News Roundup

    Unemployment is the highest it's been in 14 years. [CBS4] Oh, hells no! They want to raise the Alligator Alley toll to $3.75, and then at a rate of 3% or inline with inflation every year. [Herald] It's been two years since the murder of UM football player Bryan Pata, and very little progress has bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    This Week Is One For The History Books

    This week has been a very, very long week. There has been some shitty stuff, but never the less look people. Look at what we did! Here is this picture you have surely seen already everywhere to remind you. Enjoy the first weekend of the Fourth Republic. Riptide is going to spend it thinking about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008

    Looking Forward to 2010

    Is it too early to be thinking about this? Jeez, we just endured almost a solid year of heavy election coverage, shouldn't we get a break? Nope, let the speculation for 2010 begin. Charlie Crist is in a comfortable spot for re-election. Though, Florida's economy has further tanked during his term w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    News Roundup

    Apparently there is some sort of election going on today. You really wish they would let people know a bit more about these in advance. [Herald] Krispy Kreme, Starbucks, and Ben & Jerry's will give you things if you wear your "I Voted" sticker. [NBC6] Prosecutors say an ex-FBI agent totally knew tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    News Roundup

    They captured UM's crocodile killer. Wasn't drunk frat boys, or crazy UF students, it was a 16 year old looking for a thrill kill. Police are still looking for an adult who helped lure the crocodile. [Herald] Many voters are surprised to find they're on the no match list, including a candidate's wif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Weekend Football: Milquetoast

    We're all used to the idea that none of our football teams is going to have a great season. Not bad either. Just painfully, boringly average. Buffalo Bills @ Miami Dolphins, Sunday 1 p.m. on CBS4 It's the future team of Rush Limbaugh versus the former team of OJ Simpson . The Bills have a strong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Your Worst Nightmare in Lolcat Format

    From Pundit Kitchen, the political equivalent of the lolcat phenomenon. This one is as good a reason as any to mention my love for the site. --Kyle Munzenrieder

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    Green High-Rise Has Erection Problems

    About two years ago Chad Oppenheim Architecture Design announced plans for COR, a revolutionary green high-rise in the Design District. The building would incorporate wind turbines, photovoltaic panels, and solar hot water generation, and feature a hyperefficient exo-skeleton. It was originally su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    Miami's Adrenalina Wants PacSun

    Back in my high school days on ye' olde Gulf Coast, pretending to be a surfer bro was all the rage. Never mind that the Gulf of Mexico doesn't produce decent waves, whatever. Just as long as kids had spikey hair and a fine selection of Hurley, Quicksilver and Volcolm billboards to wear as T-shirts, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2008

    Was it a Tall or a Venti?

    From CBS4: "Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Douglas Chumbley, 51, resigned Thursday after he was accused of indecent exposure in a Starbucks bathroom at the University of Miami back in September." I always heard the rumors about those campus bathrooms being creepy mansex pick up spots, but I never thought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Apple Introduces Some Shiny New Toys When No One Can Afford Them

    Not even Six months after I upgraded from an iBook to a MacBook pro, Apple introduces a newer, faster, sleeker laptop line up today. Excuse me while I put in my application at Citrix so they can buy me one. They also introduced some other stuff which you can drool over at the usual suspects: Gizmo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    Be Green if You've Got The Green

    Good news for anyone in the area who wants to buy an eco-friendly ride but doesn't want to be cheap about it. Tesla Motors will be opening a Miami show room and service center sometime in the first quarter of next year. The firm was founded in Silicon Valley (as in: not Detroit) in 2003 to make Am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    Bailout Is In

    Get it? Because if you bailed out a boat, you'd need a bucket, and now we has that bucket. Is it the best bucket? I am not sure, but Hahahaha...it is Friday. This bailout rescue thing went through the House and Bush signed it. So signed, sealed, delivered, its ours, errr, Wall Street's. Rep. Ilean ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    News Roundup

    This bailout thing might finally go through. [NY Times] And if it does, it could help out the local economy. [Herald] "Officer Mistaken For Suspect; Shot By Fellow Officer" The injuries weren't serious, so it's ok if you laughed. [NBC 6] Subtropical Storm Laura formed, but she's no big deal. [CBS 4] ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Bailout Fails Again

    This whole bailout thing failed again! I just admitted I don't have enough business sense to properly judge the outcome of a cheerios restaurant let alone pass any informed judgments on something this large (I have all my money, all $5, invested in a Beanie Baby collection. Actually it's at Wachov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    News Roundup

    Linday Lohan, barack obama, mario diaz-balart

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Craigslist Will Start Charging For Job Posts In SoFla

    Craigslist's free online classified ads are at least partially responsible for the downturn in newspaper revenue (leading papers to accept controversial DVD inserts, for example), but a certain section will now charge users to post on its South Florida site. Beginning on October 15th, employers will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    We Are All Lindsay Lohans Now

    Ok, maybe not all of us. Just the Miami Hurricanes! In a post that is meant to finally bridge the gap between Sports Illustrated devotees and In Touch Weekly readers 8 Donkeys pairs the ACC teams with their logical female celebrity counterparts. The 'Canes apparently are the gridiron manifestation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Please Believe That Grouper is Grouper

    Kyle Munzenrieder What ends up on your plate won’t be a grab bag. Some people open their mouths and enjoy anything that goes in. But more discerning types worry that grouper advertised on the menu may actually be Mrs. Paul's Fish Sticks. Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum announced today th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Florida Supreme Court Takes Three Amendments Off the Ballot

    With nine proposed amendments to the State constitution set for a vote this November, the ballot was looking a little crowded. The Florida Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, gave the ballot a little bit of breathing room by removing three. Two of the barred amendments would have allowed state ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    Choose Your Words Carefully

    Police also say the suspects most likely have ten toes, ten fingers, two ears and one nose. Oh, wait. "Two Armed" as in two suspects who have guns. For a second there we though they were hunting down everyone with the normal amount of body parts. WIOD must have realized the confusion too and change ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 22, 2008

    The (Burger) King Has No (Perry Ellis) Clothes

    Photo via Political Masks Two Miami-based corporations reported their recent earnings this week, and taken together we can only assume Americans are getting fatter and wearing less clothes. Burger King reported a profit surge of 42% in its fiscal fourth quarter due to increased sales, but margins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008

    Crist Asks For Federal Money After "Overwhelming" Fay

    Photo via ((april))'s flickr An unidentified South Florida man prepares for Fay, the storm that apparently overwhelmed state emergency officials, with grace and style. Notoriously non-fay Governor Charlie Crist has requested a disaster-area declaration (and the federal money that comes with it) to ... More >>

  • News

    December 8, 2005

    Exclusive: Raunchgate

    The University of Miami coach scrambled for cover, but we got im

  • More >>
Loading...