Nearly all celebrity chefs have one thing in common -- a fairytale-like rise from poverty and obscurity to fame and fortune.Paula Deen (who just announced she has type 2 diabetes), was a young bank teller in Savannah, Martha Stewart used to babysit for New York Yankees' kids, and Guy Fieri's big ... More >>
We here at Riptide are responsible for penning somewhere in the neighborhood of 3,000 blog posts a year. They run the gamut from hard-hitting investigative stories to lighthearted satire. That's our responsibility.You, the internet browsing populace, your responsibility is clicking on and reading ... More >>
A decade of debauchery, deals, and disasters.
While on hiatus from smoking crystal meth, creating absurd performance art, and speaking bad French in Paris, a young David Sedaris took a brief stint as a department store elf at a Macy's in New York City. He wrote an essay about it, The SantaLand Diaries, which he read on NPR in 1992, marking t ... More >>
Fashion Breakdown: Top from Urban Outtfiters, pants from Macy's, belt from another outfit, bag by BCBG, boots Nordtrom (has them also in brown), necklace from an Española Way shop, name ring from her dad when she was a kid, watch by Swatch, and bracelets from different boutiques in North Caroli ... More >>
Kelly Osbourne, a person who continues to remain relatively famous for reasons we're not entirely sure of, cracked her head open in Miami this weekend and was sent to Mercy Hospital. The woman who helped pioneer the genre of "Hey, lets watch rich, famous families do inane things" television shows ... More >>
Michelle and David: Lots on their plate.A somewhat weary-sounding Michelle Bernstein is on the other end of the phone line. She explains that she's just returned home from a television taping and finished putting Zachary to bed."Zachary?" I ask, feeling as though I was about to be the last to fin ... More >>
As if reading the Sports section didn't suck enough for Heat fans this morning, Miami Herald readers opened their paper to find a nearly full-page ad reading "Congratulations Miami!" next to photos of Heat championship T-shirts and hats from Macy's. ("Raise Another Banner" -- ughhhhh.)Maybe Mark ... More >>
So, you haven't heard from us in a while. Doesn't mean rat turds aren't ending up in your lunch break. Brush your teeth and read on to find out who's been busted recently for health code violations at our local restaurants. The following inspections all occurred since October and were serve ... More >>
They gathered in front of a rusty chainlink fence and a graffiti-covered "No Trespassing" sign: Mayor Manny Diaz, Commissioner Marc Sarnoff, and megadeveloper Tibor Hollo.Behind the fence, littered with plastic bottles and crushed Coke cans, stretched two acres of land facing an incredible view: Bis ... More >>
That turd talking while driving deserves it!
Daniel René, local boy and former member of Menudo, grows into adult success.
Humberto Aguilar was a fugitive, then spent years in jail. But now he has a real story to tell.
Don't even try to see it all. We've got Basel's best.
You can hear an art history lecture in this town, and read Ocean Drive for free too
Two mags are newly born, and Miami designers gain a foothold
A Miami rider broke from the pack and admitted to drug use in cycling
From nightclubs to culture wars to defending the defenders
The Brand work hard for fame and glory. Got a problem with that?
Chorus: Gay is okay but it must sell or it's hell
Former Miamian Kenny Scharf turns his space-age Pop Art into a cartoon
School board warmly embraces ethics commission
Pickles in Paradise
White Party Week is one of the nation's biggest AIDS fundraisers and wildest bashes -- a problem or a godsend, depending on whom you ask
Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe
What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!
Nearly four years ago a couple of intrepid entrepreneurs opened Zanjabil in hopes of inspiring their neighbors in the black Grove. They're still hoping.
Hard times for the one and only union at Miami's one and only Channel 10
The Dade Community Relations Board doesn't and isn't very good at relations, either