Upstairs at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, past smiling employees at the front desk and cubicles full of researchers and staffers, lies a secluded room behind a password-protected door. Inside, unmoving taxidermies of bears, snakes, and birds stand next to rows of sterile bones, s ... More >>
Despite the (mostly) beautiful weather and fast paced lifestyle, Miami can be a hard place to live between the traffic, the parking and the general South Florida insanity. Of course, those of us who've lived here for a while have compiled tips and tricks that make life just a little bit easier and m ... More >>
Drivers headed west toward downtown on the MacArthur Causeway have been greeted by two strange sights lately. To the north, the old Miami Herald office has already begun to decay, its once grand signage replaced by the flickering neon of what looks like a dive bar named Brown Mackie College. Meanwhi ... More >>
I haven't posted in a few months. It's not that I've quit writing or gone on an epic vacation. I've been ordained a real-life Healthy Eating Specialist. This means that where I used to spend my days interviewing prominent health foodies and vegan athletes, or examining the latest nutritional news, I ... More >>
If you think eating and drinking all week is irresponsible behavior, think again. While we all might be broke, underfed, and over-stressed, taking part in any kind of food-centric events helps us come back down to earth. Hanging out with friends, sipping a fine wine, drinking a good craft, and nos ... More >>
For most people, dinner appears on the table, as if by magic. But what, exactly, goes on in the process of getting all those fruits, vegetables, and proteins to your family? Tomorrow, April 20 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., the Miami Science Museum will explore that theme with their totally cool Miami ... More >>
With the holidays and Art Basel right around the goddamn corner, it's starting to heat up in the ol' South Florida nightlife department. Take this weekend, for instance. There's too much to do! It would be totally impossible to have all the fun that's being offered this weekend. So we here at Cros ... More >>
Have you not heard of the Have-Nots? They produce comedy with a purpose, according to their mission. Miami comedians have joined forces to form a tribe of talent, putting on shows of the highest quality.They've asked Johnny Trabs -- extremely funny guy, CBS Miami's "Best Comic in Miami 2010," Sun ... More >>
For generations of children in Miami-Dade and across the country Jack Horkheimer was their guide to the cosmos. The Miami Science Museum mainstay and host of the WPBT-produced Star Gazer passed on in August of last year, but the Miami PBS station has announced that new co-hosts Dean Regas and Jam ... More >>
George Rekers, quote machine.Here at New Times, people say all sorts of crazy shit to us. Then we hand-pick only the craziest shit and sift it into a giant grinder, which pumps out the little sparkling quote nuggets you find in your newspaper every week. They are designed to make you cry, giggle ... More >>
Photo by Jacob KatelThe crowd at Ultra Music Festival 2010 at Bicentennial Park.Monday, The Miami Herald reported that environmental cleanup of the contaminated soil at Bicentennial Park would start this month to make way for the construction of the planned Museum Park which would house the new M ... More >>
Jack Horkheimer: Star Gazer will be going into it's fifth decade on the air since debuting in the '70s. That's quite a feat for any TV show, but the new year might be extra special for the locally produced TV show which airs on public television stations internationally hosted by Horkheimer, the dir ... More >>
The Miami Science Museum released renderings of its proposed $275 million new building this week, in addition to announcing a new timetable for the construction. Gillian Thomas, president and CEO of the museum, said the building, originally set to open in 2011, is now on course for completion in ... More >>
WikicommonsIf you come, they will save itThe battle to save the liveability of Miami-Dade County continues tonight.If you haven't heard, the Mayor's office has proposed $11 million in cuts to the county's arts programming budget, which would put roughly 400 arts organizations out of business.Miam ... More >>
Scott CunninghamJust got back from the Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Town Hall Meeting at the Miami Science Museum, where close to 300 people showed up to voice their dissatisfaction with Mayor Alvarez's proposed budget cuts of $11.168 million in public arts funding.The 240-seat audito ... More >>
Hecker's next project is reported to be a Leonardo DiCaprio vehicle about the guy who invented Atari, so this may be your last chance to hear him speak in a relaxed venue.
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