Put on your party pants and dancing shoes... It's the weekend! And as a fellow member of society, it is your duty to spend the next three days the way weekends are meant to be spent: with cheap booze, celebratory tunes, and enough money left in your wallet to satisfy those late night munchies. ... More >>
The tragic trail that Antonio J. Feliu left behind yesterday already involved the double murder of his ex-girlfriend and her daughter; a high-speed, cross-county car chase that ended when he struck and killed a mother of two; a roadside SWAT standoff; and his own suicide. Now police have uncovered a ... More >>
As the light leaks out of the sky over downtown last Friday, mechanical gears squeak in the distance. Slowly, small groups begin to gather at Government Center. Before long, the groups swell into a crowd, then a swarm. By 7:15 p.m., 4,000 people line NW First Street as if it's Tahrir Square. There ... More >>
The monsoon got you feeling blue? Brighten up, sunshine. It's Friday! And no matter how much rain may pour down on us, the party never stops in the 305. Especially when there are endless bashes flooded with great music and booze... All for under 10 bucks. Check out the ten best music-related thi ... More >>
The background noise of small talk from athletes finishing the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run was interrupted by the roaring sound of motors as a group of about 15 bikers swarmed El Vato into Mary Brickell Village. The guys of the Cartel Baggers and Peterson's Harley-Davidson were blasting David Guet ... More >>
If it were up to us, every weekend would entail a food and wine fest of some sort. After all, you can never have too much food/booze/revelry. So we're pretty stoked about the third annual Brickell Food & Wine Festival, hitting the Miami Circle this weekend. The festival will feature sampling from m ... More >>
If you were to step into Luca Bella in Aventura, perhaps after shopping at the nearby mall or maybe, like most patrons, after driving from Williams Island in your Mercedes-Benz, you might notice a dish named "burnt cauliflower" at the menu's end. It's a peculiar offering, but waiters suggest this co ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke makes his predictions for the new year. What will happen in 2013 to capture people's attention? Who will do something to make us s ... More >>
It's been a bad week for Johnny Law in the 305. The day after the FBI accused a Miami-Dade cop of getting his rocks off by pulling over women and asking about their underwear and breasts, a Miami Beach officer is under arrest this morning on eight felony counts, including fraud and racketeering.Offi ... More >>
It may not be the Miami versus Los Angeles series most of us are salivating for (Heat take Lakers in six games during next year's finals, right?), but that's OK, because we won't even get to see it anyway. The NBA has announced that the Heat will head over to China for two preseason games against th ... More >>
Today is the day Miami Marlins President Dave Samson is running 52 miles in honor of the construction workers who built him and his ex-step-daddy Jeffrey Loria the half-billion dollar ball park paid primarily by Miami-Dade taxpayers. We told readers about Samson's shameless publicity stunt to show o ... More >>
Back in 2007 University of Miami School of Law professor Donald Marvin Jones got popped for allegedly pulling over in his Mercedes Benz and offering an undercover cop $20 for some sex. Jones ended up suiting law blog, Above the Law, for making a few jokes about the thing. Well, guess what? Jones ... More >>
The days of hidden offshore accounts are drawing to an end, it seemsNot everyone in Miami is on the up & up. Sure, your neighbor could have bought that brand-new Mercedes-Benz with the Christmas bonus. Or it could have been that narco slush fund in the Cayman Islands. The truth is that ... More >>
via WSVNThe hunt for a Mercedes-Benz that was carjacked Sunday ended today when the car crashed through a wall after a police chase. The story began yesterday when a man, traveling with his 2-year-old son, was carjacked at gunpoint and ended with a police officer shooting one of the suspects in t ... More >>
Rumeal Robinson, the onetime University of Michigan hero who spent six seasons in the NBA, was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in federal prison Friday for masterminding a bank fraud. Even in the days leading up to his sentencing, the consummate huckster was trying to raise cash from old friend ... More >>
Our fellow Floridians in the Orlando area resoundingly kicked Rep. Alan Grayson out of office this election in a 19 point defeat. Apparently they do not care that the rest of America enjoys being entertained by his off-the-wall speeches on the House floor. He's already told Dick Cheney to literal ... More >>
Will Castro and Unique Autosports are both brands in themselves. Unique, once based in New York and now Miami, encompasses a car customization business as well as cable TV titles for the Speed Network and Spike TV. Boasting celebrity clients like Diddy, the cast of the Jersey Shore, 50 Cent, and ... More >>
Go here to see a commercial for the Scott Rothstein auction.Nobody pimps it harder than Ponzi schemers. Yachts, Bentleys, Bugattis, Waverunners, Ferraris, Corvettes, Cadillacs, Maseratis, Mercedes-Benzes, and Lambos ... That's just a small sampling of the super-expensive stuff that con man Scott ... More >>
It's a travesty. An outrage. Mess with Jorge, Josh, or Freddi -- but don't fool around with Hanley.At 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, Florida Marlins wunderkind Hanley Ramirez awoke from graceful slumber to find somebody had vandalized three of his matching white vehicles parked in front of his seven- ... More >>
Photo by Jose D. DuranAs a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to email@example.com.
Feds yesterday arrested 30 people in three cities, including Miami, for Medicare fraud. Dr. Fred Dweck, 14 of his patients, and one unlucky guy who was photographed being handcuffed, man-tits and all, were among those arrested in Miami. [MLive | Herald]A thief is targeting churches an ... More >>
Robinson blew $20,000 a night on strippers, his brother claims.With three seconds left in the game and his University of Michigan squad trailing Seton Hall by one point, 22-year old guard Rumeal Robinson lined up for two all-important free throws. The NCAA Division 1 basketball title hung in t ... More >>
A couple weeks ago, we brought you the story of Dahlia Canes and her fight to overturn Miami-Dade's county-wide ban on pit bulls.Canes rescues a pit bull.New Times spoke to Miami pit bull owners about life under the ban, like "Jose," a 25-year-old Mercedes-Benz employee who hides his dog in his room ... More >>
Pit bull ban, what pit bull ban?
Poor Plax. Just a year ago, the Giants wide receiver was riding pretty damn high -- Superbowl champ, massive contract, best ridiculous name in professional football.How did it all fall apart? How, damnit?! Oh yeah, you shot yourself in the leg at a nightclub, then drove around bleeding for a couple ... More >>
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