In 1988, Maria Thornhill invented a
nifty gadget called Sheet Suspenders, elastic bands that tuck in bed
sheets without having to lift a mattress. By 2008, she'd sold more
than $3 million worth of the devices and turned thousands in profits.
It was an American success story -- at least until an old ... More >>
John Timoney, the former Miami Police Chief most notable for his violent handling of the FTAA Protests in 2003, is now packing his bags and heading to the Middle East. Bahrain's Interior Ministry has hired Timoney to handle training of police.The kingdom has decided it needs to reform its police ... More >>
Latin Burger rolling out today.Update: Jack Garabedian, owner of Jefe's Original Taco, just announced the location of tonight's Tamiami Trucker's Food Court. The trucks will be set up at 136th Street and 145th Court, behind Lexus of West Kendall.
All week long you've been holed up in your ... More >>
Courtesy of Inform VenturesPretty sure our global warming problems can be fixed with the Misshapes' icy cold stare.Lexus is hawking its new brand of hybrid cars July 20 at Grand Central with an event it dubs "The Darker Side of Green." Scary, y'all! The debate will pit environmental journalist Am ... More >>
Photo from Paragon's website, paracr.com.How come Bill Gale didn't want to talk to a New Times reporter?In 2005, Dallas resident Richard Silverman returned from vacation in Costa Rica convinced the Central American paradise was a perfect spot for a second home.
So after searching online, Silverman ... More >>
Whitney RouxWell, that didn't take long. WSVN and the Miami Herald report John Timoney is hanging up
his Miami Police uniform. He'll be gone by the beginning of the new year. Esquire once dubbed him "America's Best Cop." Miami New Times crowned him the nation's
worst cop. But rest assured, T ... More >>
In January, Shirley Richardson got canned as executive director of the Civilian Investigative Panel, the voter-created group that polices the Miami Police Department.According to panel members, she rarely showed up for work and was a terrible manager when she did. To top it off, Richardson demand ... More >>
Are you in for some early morning schaudenfraud with your coffee? If not, move along.
We all know sexting is a very dangerous thing for teens. The cover of Reader's Digest and various local news "special" "reports" have told us so. Unfortunately, it can also ensnare white collar ... More >>
NewscomMiami Police Chief John Timoney isn't exactly beloved by locals, and his BFF Manny Diaz will vacate the mayor's office later this year. What's "America's Worst Cop" to do? Well, there's a job opening in San Francisco. The search for San Fran's next police chief is closely under ... More >>