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McDonald's Corporation

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    National Coffee Day Is Monday: Where to Get Free Java

    There's not much that can make a Monday morning much better. After a weekend of too much sun, too many cocktails, and that brunch buffet that you're now regretting (why, oh why, did you go back for thirds?), the alarm clock is screeching and you've got to prepare for five days of monotony with occas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Israel Hernandez Killing: One Year Later, a Lawsuit but No Answers

    One year ago today, Miami Beach cops caught a tall, skinny teenager spray-painting the side of an abandoned McDonald's. A phalanx of police officers chased the curly-haired kid for seven minutes: Israel "Reefa" Hernandez clambered over fences and atop cars until he finally found himself cornered in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Topless Florida Woman Who Destroyed McDonald's Tells Her Story

    The surveillance video that leaked yesterday of a woman clad only in a thong rampaging through a Florida McDonald's was so bizarre we weren't even sure if it was real. Well now the woman, 41-year-old Sandra Suarez, has come forward to explain herself. Suarez says she wasn't drunk or on drugs durin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Miami Fast-Food Workers to Protest at Miami McDonald's for Fair Wages

    Last week, McDonald's workers in New York, California, and Michigan filed class-action lawsuits against the fast-food giant. They claim Mickey D's "illegally underpaid employees by erasing hours from their time cards, not paying overtime, and ordering them to work off the clock," according to the Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    Tanning Salons Now Outnumber McDonald's in Florida

    We live in a place called the "Sunshine State" with about 825 miles of beaches, but instead of taking advantage of those natural resources a whole lot of Floridians appear to prefer to get tan inside a salon. In fact, a new study reveals that there are now more tanning salons in Florida than there a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    McDonald's Wants to Turn Miami Into a Winter Wonderland

    It's the start of the holiday season, which in Miami means decorating the palm tree with red twinkle lights and hoping it gets cool enough to wear your reindeer sweater for just one night. While the rest of the year is basking in the chill of an early snowstorm, we're still wearing shorts and a T-s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Florida Man Opens Fire When Man Tries to Cut Him in Chick-fil-A Drive-Thru Line

    Safety tip: do not mess with a Floridian in a fast-food drive-thru line. You do so at your own risk. A incident at a Jacksonville Chick-fil-A is just the latest violent outburst caused in the state by someone cutting in a fast-food line.

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Burger King's Big King: Does It Stack Up to the Big Mac?

    They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that's true, Burger King must really be fond of its number one competitor, because the new Big King sandwich looks pretty much like another "big" burger from another chain. According to Burger King's website, the Big King features "two savory ... More >>

  • Music

    September 5, 2013
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    August 22, 2013
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    August 9, 2013

    Argument Over Cutting in Line at Florida McDonald's Leads to Butt Stabbing

    Keep Floridians away from their fast food at your own peril. A case of cutting in line at a Tampa McDonald's led to a knife in a man's butt. However, because this is Florida, the person who got a knife in the butt wasn't even the one trying to cut in line.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    5 Amazing Craft Beers from San Diego, a Microbrew Mecca

    When a new brewery makes its way to Miami, we're super stoked. Hell, there are two or three on tap to open this year, and the city's practically in a tizzy. Drinking anything cooked up in our own backyard is totes exciting, given the serious lack of local beers we've had available in past years. Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Is Regina Spektor a Commie? Find Out at the Fillmore Miami Beach on November 17

    Despite all of the hootin', hollerin', and mouth-breathin' about "Obamacare," communism is nowhere near making a comeback. Let's review the facts: It's been more than 20 years since David Hasselhoff rubbed his gargantuan wienerschnitzel all over the crumbling Berlin Wall. China went so far to the f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2012
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    September 25, 2012

    Burger King Goes Rogue and Dances at McDonald's (Video)

    Imagine if you will, the plight of the Burger King. One minute you're fast food royalty, wearing a crown and a royal robe with an enormous grin permanently fixed to your plastic face...the next you've been downgraded from the 1 percent to the rest of us unemployed schmucks.What's a mascot to do? Tak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Ten-Foot-Tall Bloody Pig to Protest Miami Walmart

    There's a lot of sensory overload in Miami, so it takes something bold to get people to turn their heads. Mercy for Animals devised something that might make people stop and check out its display.A ten-foot-tall bloody pig in a cage outside Walmart.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Dennis Ferrer on Commercial EDM: "They See an Easy Customer Who Wants It Fast & Cheap"

    From Deadmau5 pissing off pretty much everyone with his hateful and decidedly hypocritical rants, to a clueless Paris Hilton jumping on the DJ bandwagon and crowning herself the new queen of house with disastrous results ... Hard-working DJs across the underground scene are starting to feel like th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Florida Man Tried to Trade Baby for Food

    Police in Orange Park, Florida, a Jacksonville suburb, are on the lookout for a man they believe was trying to trade a child for food. On Saturday night, the man went door to door at a motel and asked several people if they'd like to make the despicable deal.

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    Five Reasons Why Being Vegan Is Patriotic

    This Fourth of July, many Americans will be going out to pick up the hot dogs, hamburgers, and chicken carcasses they like to throw over the fire pit while the fireworks screech overhead. The head of the household will man the grill, bragging about his or her ability to rotate the meat at precisely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Florida Man Arrested for Pulling a Gun to Cut in McDonald's Drive-Thru Line

    Every once in a while, whatever deity-like being that controls crime in Florida (some religions refer to him as Saint Crackerious of Tallahassee) takes out three hats. One contains the names of every Florida town, the next holds the names of a fast-food restaurant, and the other has a series of comi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Florida Woman Trades Sex For Cheeseburgers: Five Dishes Better Than Sex!

    Riptide reported yesterday that a 47-year old woman was arrested in a prostitution sting operation in southwest Florida.  That sounds like a typical evening for any police department. Except the woman requested a very specific trade-off for her services. According to the police report, Christin ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 2012
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    February 2, 2012

    McDonald's Will No Longer Use Pink Slime in Its Burgers. Wait ... Say What? (Video)

    McDonald's has declared that it will no longer use "pink slime" in the manufacturing of its food products, ABC News reported yesterday.Much like you're probably doing right now, when I first heard the news I asked myself, What the hell is pink slime?And much like most Americans, I had no clue about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Government Backs Off the Food Industry

    ​Anti-obesity lobbyists and children activists have been trying for years to get food companies to stop marketing high sugar, high sodium, and overall unhealthy foods to children.Food companies, such as McDonald's, General Mills, and others, create advertising campaigns that include cartoon charac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Miami's Harper's List of Weird Numbers: From Andalus to McNuggets

    Photo by Jacob Katel13 is Philippe Ruiz' number​30 Average number of minutes that Americans spend cooking -- least in the world, according to a report issued last month by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.74 Average number of minutes that Turks spend cooking -- most in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Prunk TV's Greatest Hits: David Banner, Rick Ross, Carmelo Anthony, Mack Maine, and Lil Jon

    via SF WeeklyDavid Banner wilding out at SXSW.​First off, I want to congratulate David Banner (featured in this week's episode of PrunkTV after the cut) on his induction into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame, alongside Elvis, B.B., and Muddy! David Banner was one of my favorite i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Big Mac Vs. Whopper: Which Bun Contains More Crap?

    ​It just isn't fair that Taco Bell is getting all the free press these days concerning integrity of ingredients -- or lack thereof. Granted, nobody is accusing McDonald's or Burger King of faking beef content, but what about the other stuff that goes between the buns? The sauce lathered upon B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Chef Mike Sabin of Prime One Twelve Explains What Happened to Nemo

    Photo by Gary JamesMike Sabin's got the chops. And the fins.​Before we begin, we should clarify: Mike Sabin is not only the head chef at Prime One Twelve. He's actually corporate chef for Myles Restaurant Group, the owners of the aforementioned and also Prime Italian, Nemo, Shoji Sushi, Big Pink, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    San Francisco Says "No" to McDonald's, "Yes" to Children

    via Flickr sylvarHappy Meal toys conveniently packaged in easy-to-use body bags.​Chalk one up for the good guys. San Francisco has struck a blow to one pillar of the Unholy Trinity (McDonald's, Jerry Springer, and Family Guy). The Golden Gate City has instituted a ban preventing McDonald's from in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    The Anti-McDonald's Ad Local TV Stations Won't Air

    ​It's not much of a secret that a diet heavy in fast food isn't good for you, but Americans continue to shovel burgers and fries down their maws as much as ever (We can't help it, they're so delicious). However, with obesity an ever growing concern, you'd think it would only be a matter of time un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Burger King to Be Bought by Brazilian Billionaires for $4 Billion

    ​It's a super sized King Deal. Burger King, one of the largest companies headquartered in Miami-Dade and second largest fast food chain in America, has agreed to sell itself to 3G Capital Management Inc., a New York-based private investment firm backed by several Brazilian businessmen. Burger King ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Hialeah McDonald's Robbed by Employee Dressed as Ninja

    ​A McDonald's in Hialeah was robbed not once, but twice by a man dressed like a ninja, in head-to-toe black. Turned out the robberies were perpetrated by Michel Quiroz, an 18-year-old employee at the restaurant. He even continued to show up for work after the robberies, but eventually his co-worke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Can Anybody in this Town Make a Real Freakin' Iced Coffee?

    Cold coffee. Ice. It should be simple.​An iced coffee should consist of two things: (1) Ice. (2) Refrigerated coffee. Not hot coffee, because that melts the ice and invariably turns the drink into a watered-down, 2 Girls 1 Cup-style gag-inducing experience within fifteen minutes.It's simple, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain Hates on Vegans and Tells Cracked-Out Kitchen Stories

    Marta Xochilt PerezStill chill at 10:54 p.m.​It was 10:54 p.m. and Anthony Bourdain sat in the lobby of the Lincoln Theater still signing copies of Medium Raw. Two hours after wrapping his reading and Q&A session, the line had finally dwindled down to a dozen. There was a female security guard ... More >>

  • News

    June 24, 2010
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    June 17, 2010

    34 Days of McDonald's. Holy Papimobile, Batman!

    Here's Manny Ruiz's family vacation by the numbers: 40 states, 34 days, 10,000 miles, 3 kids. And the best part: More than $15,000 in corporate freebies to pay for most of the damn thing. My favorite among these contributions: The McDonald's Corp. will provide as much food as Manny and his family w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Four Shot During Flag Football Rampage

    Gunfire broke out last night during a women's flag football game at West Perrine Park, at SW 168th Street and 104th Avenue. Three assailants opened fire on the crowd. Four men were shot, and a woman broke her arm while trying to escape. Three of the men were hit in the leg, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Top 10 Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials From the 1980s

    Fridge, McMahon, Coke, Super Bowl 1986​This Sunday, February 7, football rules the airwaves when Super Bowl 44 beams out live from Miami, and millions of dollars worth of commercials for crap you don't need and foods that kill-slowly connive their way into your subconscious, wallet, and fridge thr ... More >>

  • News

    November 19, 2009
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    July 3, 2009

    Friday Food Funnies: Silly Stuff

    Sign on bakery window: Cake 66 cents; upside-down cake 99 cents.Diner: Waiter, do you have any lobster tails?Waiter: Certainly, sir. Once upon a time there was a little lobster...Sign at dairy farm: You can whip our cream, but you can't beat our milk.One thing is for certain about organic farms: The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Burger King's Fancy Ads Aren't Actually Selling Burgers

    Surprisingly this didn't sell burgers. Maybe it's the fact that if you wanted to look good naked sprawled out by a fire, you wouldn't be eating BKEdgy ad agency Crispin Porter Bogusky has brought us The King rapping about butts, Facebook friend sacrifices, stereotypical Mexican wrestlers, and be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    News Roundup

    Canes Win! Canes Win! Canes Win! After their narrow 16-14 victory against Virginia Tech last night the team for the very first time since entering the conference looks like a serious contender for the ACC title match-up late in the season. Right now they stand alone at the top of their division, tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2008

    McDonald's Has a New Ad Campaign

    It looks like McDonald's is going after the urban crowd with this one. "Cha cha now y'all." -- Jonathan Cunningham

  • News

    June 21, 2007

    Souto Steamed Over Suit Support

    "Money used to reverse the rezoning is money dedicated to the preservation of Vizcaya"

  • News

    December 21, 2006

    Moldy Christmas

    "They’re throwing us out two weeks before Christmas"

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    Screwed If By Sea

    Cruise lines throw workers overboard when it comes to providing urgent medical care.

  • Dining

    November 4, 2004
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    July 29, 2004
  • Shops and Wares

    May 15, 2003
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