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    November 26, 2014

    Sofy Encanto: Elastic Bond's Eclectic Crooner

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. When Sofy Encanto was a child in Tegucigalpa, her babysitter forbade her to go out. Trapped inside her ... More >>

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    November 25, 2014

    Zak Stern: The Bread Winner

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. Three years ago, life was much simpler for Zak Stern. The bearded wunderkind baker did all of his work ... More >>

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    November 25, 2014

    Mac Klein: The King of Club Deuce

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. "When you find a beautiful woman," Mac Klein advises, "never change a hair on her head." That fine l ... More >>

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    November 25, 2014

    Alicia Menendez: Fusion's Breakout Star

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. How can a news show stand out in the age of 24-hour-a-day screaming Nancy Graces and nonstop nonnews c ... More >>

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    November 25, 2014

    Ana María Polo: TV's New Judge

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. English-language daytime legal shows usually end in a monetary judgment and the robe-cloaked official ... More >>

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    November 25, 2014

    Dan and David Le Batard: Cultural Ambassadors

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. Lebo, the painter and cartoonist, stares out into the cloudless, azure sky through oversize shades, a ... More >>

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    November 25, 2014

    Jose Javier Rodriguez: Master of the Minority

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. After November's Republican shellacking at the polls, you'd imagine the few Florida Democrats who emer ... More >>

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    November 25, 2014

    Tony Cho: Designing Miami

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. The bright pink and green "For Sale" signs are everywhere in Wynwood, the Upper Eastside, Little Haiti ... More >>

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    November 25, 2014

    Jeff Ransom: Ancient-History Preservationist

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. When he was a 9-year-old Boy Scout, Jeff Ransom and his fellow troop members got lost in a Venezuelan ... More >>

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    November 25, 2014

    Brent Grimes: Heart of the Dolphins

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. Glance at Brent Grimes' resumé before he joined the Dolphins last year and you'd be hard-pressed to i ... More >>

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    November 24, 2014

    Marlins Stadium Workers Get Green Light to Sue as Judge Slams "Unremarkable" Team

    Taxpayers weren't the only Miami residents royally screwed in the Marlins Park deal, at least according to one group of workers who actually built the $2 billion fiasco. The workers say they were systemically underpaid by a contractor building the ballpark. A federal judge recently gave them permi ... More >>

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    November 20, 2014

    Florida's "Text While Driving" Ban May Actually Get Some Teeth

    Passed in 2013, Florida's law outlawing texting while driving isn't really so much of a ban as it is a gentle plea to "please don't do that." Cops cannot pull you over solely for texting while driving, and even then the highest fine is just $60. In fact, as of September, when the law had been in e ... More >>

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    November 17, 2014

    Matt Bai on Herald's Gary Hart Investigation: "It Was Shocking Then and ... It's Shocking Now"

    In 1987, the Miami Herald turned a presidential race on its head. A team of reporters, acting on a tip, staged an elaborate stake-out of Democratic frontrunner Gary Hart at his Washington townhouse. Their reporting led to an investigation alleging that Hart had been carrying on an affair with a Miam ... More >>

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    November 17, 2014

    Downtown Miami's Population Nearly Doubled Since 2000

    Parts of downtown Miami are almost unrecognizable since 2000. Few urban cores have quite remade themselves in the new millennium in the way downtown Miami has, and, yet, the area still gets some criticism for being a place that still isn't quite suited for living full-time. Well, the Downtown Devel ... More >>

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    November 13, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Quacks

    Today's photo comes from Al Paris Photography's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    October 24, 2014

    Miami-Dade's Sex Offender Law Challenged in Federal Court by ACLU

    In 2007, Miami New Times first documented the unintended side effect of Miami-Dade County's strict laws about where convicted sex offenders can live: Namely, that dozens of men were forced by law to live under the Julia Tuttle Causeway in squalid conditions. The men were eventually moved out amid na ... More >>

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    October 10, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Oktoberfest

    Today's photo comes from D Quiros' Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    October 6, 2014

    West African Boy Visiting Miami Beach Tests Negative For Ebola, Mayor Says

    Miami's viral disease specialists went on high alert yesterday after a boy visiting from West Africa showed up at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach with flu-like symptoms. Was it ebola? The boy was quickly taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where nearby streets were blocked, hazmat crews we ... More >>

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    September 9, 2014

    Shooting at School in NW Miami-Dade Leads to Five Students in Custody

    A fight at the Stellar Leadership Academy in Northwest Miami-Dade today lead to a gun going off, the victim in stable condition at a nearby hospital, and five teenage students in custody.

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    September 8, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Circle, Circle, Dot, Dot

    Today's photo comes from The Real Miami Vices' Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    August 29, 2014

    Dwyane Wade Getting Married Tomorrow and the Wedding Has a Lot of Rules

    It may be the biggest South Florida wedding of the year, but if all goes well you won't hear anything about it. Dwyane Wade is marrying Gabrielle Union tomorrow somewhere in Miami. Though the wedding comes with an official hashtag (#TheWadeUnion, naturally), the couple is going through great lengt ... More >>

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    August 18, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Mac's

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    August 4, 2014

    You Can Get $10,000 For Exposing Voter Fraud

    Absentee ballots have been sent out for this year's primary, which means it's officially election season in Miami-Dade. Of course, every election season here ends up with someone getting busted for voter fraud. Well, the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association is at least hoping to make someone a ... More >>

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    July 23, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Pecking Order

    Today's photo comes from castaway-'s Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    July 18, 2014

    Video: Partying at Nixon Sandbar on Fourth of July

    OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', 'huMnMybzpNB2t605Mg5I17inv4MzVGD6'); });Please enable Javascript to watch this video On weekends and holidays Miami-area sandbars like Nixon and Haulover frequently transform into some of the area's hottest water party spots. But policing the a ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    Marlins Turned That Dancing Kid Into Their New Mascot for Day

    Last week, video of a little kid busting out into some seriously sick dance moves after he found himself on the Marlins' Jumbotron went viral on the Internet. It was the most anyone has paid attention to anything related to the Marlins in a long, long time. So, of course, the team tried to catch l ... More >>

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    June 25, 2014

    Very Excited Young Marlins Fan Is Today's Internet Hero

    The Marlins aren't used to winning much, but one of their youngest fans may have won the Internet today. The young tyke was at a game when the in-stadium cameras panned over to him and put him on the Jumbotron. The kid promptly noticed and, well, went wild. Yes, he has better moves than you.

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    June 19, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Bike Lane

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    June 16, 2014

    Peacocks: Most Miami Reason for a Traffic Jam

    For half an hour this morning, North Miami Avenue -- one of the city's most crowded arteries -- was shut down. By peacocks. For most of the show, it was funny, but not to the honking buses, swerving drivers, and cops who didn't show up.

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    June 13, 2014

    Miami Marlins Have Some of the Least Bandwagon Fans in MLB (Because No One Likes Them)

    Miami has earned a bit of an undeserved reputation as a town with a lot of bandwagon sports fans. Though, you can't say that about the Marlins. According to a study by researchers from Emory University, the Miami Marlins have the third least bandwagon-y fans in Major League Baseball. They're only ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    Miami's Five Best Public Pools

    It's the day after Memorial Day, which means, culturally at least, it's officially the beginning of summer. Soon the kids will be home from school all day and your AC will pumping to the max. If only there was some sort of public facility you could visit to entertain the family while keeping everyon ... More >>

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    May 23, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Deco Bike at Dawn

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    May 22, 2014

    Here's What Beckham's New Miami MLS Stadium Site Will Look Like

    Today Miami Beckham United unveiled plans for what a soccer stadium sitting on land currently occupied by a boat slip next to American Airlines Arena would look like. With backing from both County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and City Mayor Tomas Regalado, the site has become the frontrunner for a new socce ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Sunrise Stand

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    May 12, 2014

    Florida Woman Bulldozed Her Neighbors' Home

    Unless Ana Maria Moreta Folch decided she wanted the undisputed title of "worst neighbor ever," we're not sure what she was thinking. In any case, the woman clearly does not mess around. After deciding that she didn't like her neighbors, Folch hired a bulldozer to demolish their home.

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    May 12, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Peek-A-Bay

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    May 9, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Yo

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    May 8, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: In the Side View

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    May 6, 2014

    Doral Walmart Is the Busiest Walmart in the Country

    If you're wondering why Walmart was so desperate to build its first store within the City of Miami limits at Midtown, it's probably because its stores in other parts of the county are so damn popular. In fact, the Doral Walmart has the highest sales of any store in the entire country. See also: Wal ... More >>

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    April 30, 2014

    Bill to Increase Speed Limit Max to 75 MPH Passes Florida House

    There are two types of drivers in Florida: snow birds who drive 15 mph under the speed limit, and everyone else who pretty much ignores the speed limit. Despite that, Florida still has a speed limit maximum of 70 mph. A bill to raise the limit to 75 mph in some areas narrowly passed the Florida Ho ... More >>

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    April 21, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day Crossing Your Path

    Today's photo comes from Blue Skyz Media's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    April 10, 2014

    New Times Writer Terrence McCoy Wins Aronson Award

    Miami New Times has won a 2014 James Aronson Award for a story about a local man who has spent more than $85 million funding settlements in Israel. "Miami Beach Man's Millions Thwart Middle East Peace" was published this past March 28 and written by then-staff writer Terrence McCoy, who recently dep ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Lip Dub Mariah Carey, Spice Girls in New Bikini Video

    Continuing what's become something of a tradition, the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders are back lip synching for their lives, and this time they really, really, really wanna zigga-zag-ah. Yes, even though its the middle of spring 2014, the ladies have already shot their 2015 calendar at a resort in th ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    Marlins Fan Lost Wallet Opening Day, Gets It Back With $20 Inside

    If you lose your wallet in Miami, it's not uncommon never to get it back, and if you do, there might be a little something missing. Some people are not above taking a finder's fee. However, not everyone is terrible. A young fan who lost his wallet at Marlins Park opening day not only had it return ... More >>

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    April 8, 2014

    Topless Florida Woman Destroying McDonald's Caught on Video

    Clearly, Florida is a not a safe place for fast-food restaurants. Someone doing something crazy in a burger joint in the Sunshine State is about as frequent as summer afternoon rain, yet a woman in St. Petersburg has made an entry into the canon that is bound to become legendary. She somehow wound ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Jeb Bush Will Decide on Presidential Run By the End of the Year

    Miami is looking ever more likely to be the gravitational center of the GOP battle for 2016's Presidential race. Locally grown Sen. Marco Rubio has already promised to make a call within the next year about whether to toss his hat into the wide-open Republican field and now the man that may well be ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Alexandra Villoch Becomes Miami Herald's First Female President and Publisher

    The ceiling at Miami Herald's former headquarters isn't the only one being demolished. Alexandra Villoch has been named the new publisher and president of the Herald -- the first time a woman has ever held the position. With Mindy Marques Gonzalez as executive editor, the Herald becomes not only o ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Florida Bill Would Force Craft Breweries To Sell Their Beer To Distributors Then Buy it Back

    Florida's beer laws are already about as logical as David Samson's Survivor strategy. Thanks to the oversized influence of big money distributors, antiquated laws like one banning 64-ounce growlers (which are legal in 47 other states) stay on the books. Craft brewers have spent four years trying t ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    305 Photo of the Day: Ultra Bacchanal

    Today's photo comes from Gracia Maria Cuzzi's Flickr. If you'd like to see your photo here join our Flickr group. Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

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    March 28, 2014

    Police Bust Father-and-Son Drug Dealers Who Had 23 Guns

    Like many families in Miami, Nelson Valeriano Rodriguez and Nelson Angel Rodriguez were running a father and son business together. Thier's just happened to be a drug ring. Miami-Dade police busted the pair yesterday after receiving an anonymous tip.

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