Once a year, downtown Miami used to reverberate with the roar of 1,000-horsepower engines, Bayfront Park smelled of burnt rubber, and millionaires' Lamborghinis were made to look like junkyard jalopies. The Grand Prix of Miami, held from 1983 until 1993, was this city's brief fling with Formula 1 ra ... More >>
He may have the "Magic Stick," but 50 Cent couldn't find an opportunity to "hit once" nor "hit twice" while kicking it NASCAR-style at the Daytona 500 yesterday.
Before the start of Sunday's "Great American Race," FOX reporter Erin Andrews was working the pre-race beat when she spotted the G-Unit ... More >>
Dance music is fighting for its soul. The charts are filled with tracks (Rihanna, Flo Rida) that borrow from the ecstatic trance and pulsing grooves of electronic dance music. The last time pop was so infatuated with the dance floor was 1979, the year disco died.
This time around fans are more sa ... More >>
[Update at 2:48 a.m]:
EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom.Electric Daisy Carnval in Las Vegas tonight was shut down temporarily as a result of high winds buffeting tall sound st ... More >>
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Dance music is coming to an arena near you: Kaskade will be the first DJ ever to play Staples Center (July 27). And mainstream concert promoters such as Live Nation are diving into the electronic dance explosion.
Electric Daisy Carnival, which is being hel ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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, who lost in a bid to become Miami-Dade mayor, says new top man Carlos Gimenez bent over for the Florida Marlins and the ... More >>
The Heat Dancers and Food Trucks - that's (white) hot!Tonight you can watch the Miami Heat finish off the Chicago Bulls at the AAA Arena. We know what you're thinking -- this is an "away" game so how are you supposed to watch it at the arena in Miami? When it's the Miami Heat Wh ... More >>
Fuego Entertainment's president and CEO Hugo Cancio.Cuban music aficionados and lovers of el cubaneo in general had reason to rumba in front of their computer screens last Wednesday when Fuego Entertainment dropped the news that it'd be producing the first-ever Fuego Cuban Music World Festival.
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Trick Daddy is partly to blame for Prunk TV's ESPN addiction.The weekend before last, I went to the NASCAR Ford 400 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway and it was amazing.
I used my press pass to get right up on the track and it felt like my teeth were gonna explode. Kind of like the way they felt a ... More >>
Maybe it's part of our city's slight inferiority complex, but we kind of felt left out when Twitter rolled out the ability to view trending topics by geographical region earlier this year and didn't include Miami in the trackable cities. Well, that great slight was rectified last week when the mi ... More >>
Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland.
photo by Bill Cooke
New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>
Local drag queen Jessica Wild better get ready to work! Turn to the left. Work! Now turn to the right. Work! Sashay, you stay, because she's been cast in the next season of Logo's RuPaul's Drag Race. She wasn't cast in the traditional manner; she won an online casting competition to take the 12 ... More >>
Why is Xtreme Indoor Karting in Ft Lauderdale giving away drinks with reduced price racing sessions to ladies on Mondays? Well, it's their ladies night, that's why. Sounds like fun, but the flyer doesn't explain why they're advocating what common sense and MADD tells us is ... More >>