photo by Logan FazioLincoln Road zombie walks got nothin' on real life in Florida.Time for a little Halloween honesty: Florida is terrifying. Serial killers Ted Bundy and Gary Ray Bowles have stalked our towns. Prehistoric, sharp-fanged creatures circle our swamps and oceans, hungry for blood. Real- ... More >>
Lost among the noise of a thousand tea baggings at the polls yesterday was the runaway victory of Frederica Wilson, the cowboy-hat rockin' Democrat who picked up 86 percent of the vote to replace Kendrick Meek in Congress. Wilson has never shied away from a fight -- her political career started w ... More >>
Miami New Times cleaned up in the nondaily division of the 60th Annual Green Eyeshade Awards, which determine the best work in 11 Southeastern States. Former staff writer Natalie O'Neill took a first place in investigative reporting for "Piece of Mind," a probe of suicides and other problems at t ... More >>
New Times decided to actually show a little restraint on one of our recent covers, and its ended up getting our models in trouble.Two weeks ago, both Miami New Times and New Times Broward-Palm Beach ran a cover story about players for the Lingerie Football League's Miami Caliente team. Now q ... More >>
Our esteemed colleague Michael J. Mooney has posted the initial results of his conversation with Connie Francis, an actress, singer and all-around symbol of what has become the Spring Break beach culture in South Florida. Over at the Juice, Mooney identifies what effect Francis' film Where the Boys ... More >>
Props to Michael J. Mooney, blogger over at our sister blog the Juice, for spotlighting the plight of Chrissy Benoit, who owns Havana Hideout in Lake Worth. Basically, local officials were riding her pretty hard to pay an "Entertainment Fee" aka "Dancing Tax." Benoit countered that she does not c ... More >>
"Together we stood our ground as gangsters and young teens yearning to be accepted as men in a very harsh reality."
"No law can change a disturbed mind that's a disaster waiting to happen."
"Kudos to you for aiding and abetting a scheming con artist who is out to take down one of Miami's African-American stars."
"I've seen racing greyhounds covered in mud, fleas, their own feces, and sores and gashes that would horrify even a vet."
"They are all in hiding, living like Anne Frank, victims of a pit bull holocaust in Miami-Dade."
"It's time for the citizens of this country to make the decision to stop paying taxes."
Only one day a year we get to dress in stupid emerald green hats and down as much Irish whiskey and Black & Tans as we can drink with two fists: St. Patrick's Day (not pictured above**) is ready to launch -- just look at your local pub, they've already covered every square inch of bar space in s ... More >>
"Brian had the potential to be anything he wanted to be, but unfortunately his life was cut short."
Miami New Times staff writer Francisco Alvarado has been named journalist of the year in the Florida Awards of Excellence contest, edging out writers from every daily, weekly, and other newspaper across the state. His coverage of schools, immigration, and -- um -- marijuana cultivation knocked the ... More >>
"Finely is determining that 'gay, loving relationships' should be relegated to second-, third-, or no-tier status."
"Anyone who claims to play poker for a living in this state is a wannabe, a jerk-off, and, furthermore, a degenerate."
A veteran Olympic swimmer Aims to beat the skeptics.
Snap out of it, 4/20 revelers: Florida legislators want to stomp on your buzz.
"To think otherwise would imply he is a panderer and a racist."
"The finger-pointing conflicts with your otherwise tolerant view of casual drug use."
Commissioner Marc's claim to a famous bloodline just might be fiction.