What's it like partying with 134,000 of your closest friends? After a fourth year covering Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, the size and scope of America's largest electronic dance music festival (and, really, one of the country's largest music events, period) still just leaves us breathless. ... More >>
Justin Bieber was arrested this morning on charges of drag racing and failing a sobriety test, Miami Beach Police tell New Times this morning. "Kid needs help," police spokesperson Bobby Hernandez says. Hernandez added that Bieber's entourage blocked traffic at Pine Tree Drive and 26th Street to cr ... More >>
Could Justin Bieber have gotten off with just a few traffic citations and been allowed to go his merry way, thus avoiding the public carnival that became his first arrest? We can't say for sure, but he certainly didn't help his chances any by pretty much doing everything you're not supposed to do wh ... More >>
Four people are dead, including a five-year-old girl, after a fiery crash on Okeechobee Road. The incident happened at about 8:30 p.m. last night just a mile north of the Turnpike. Police believe that the driver of the northbound car lost control and slipped into the southbound lane, according to ... More >>
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 >>
[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 >>
See also: Our Complete Coachella Coverage 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 >>
Miami Heat 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. ... More >>
Add 150,000 miles, a few accidents, and some bird poop and you have my real-life car.I am probably the least qualified exotic car reviewer in the world.
The owners of Florida's NASCAR-hosting speedways prefer Charlie Crist to Kendrick Meek and Marco. RubioNews that Rep. Kendrick Meek is sponsoring NASCAR driver Mike Wallace's car in this weekend's Daytona 500, as well as being part of Wallace's pit crew, had Banana Republican scratching his peel. ... 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 >>
Two days after everyone paid taxes, and thousands protested this basic fact, one guy got off free on charges of evading his taxes. Indianapolis 500 and Dancing With The Stars champion Helio Castroneves was acquitted on tax evasion charges. Castroneves was charged last October with failing to report ... 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 a ... More >>
Monster trucks are totally awesome. Sorry haters. I can't even put it into some sort of snappy, blog acceptable prose why. I just know that deep down inside, something about giant metal machines jumping ramps and crushing junk cars please me. Very much so. Unfortunately, like most pleasure, there's ... More >>
Harley-Davidsons Biker Bash does it for the kids.
Castroneves will be dancing a legal tango with the IRS now. *guffaw* IndyCar and Dancing With The Stars champ Helio Castroneves and his sister, Kati, were charged with tax evasion in Miami today. Castroneves reportedly owes $5 milllion. If the feds collect, it could pay for about 1/140,000th of the ... More >>
Its sportbike-racin time at the speedway.
Marco Kornfeld Click here to see a slide show of the driving school. BMW launched its performance driving school program yesterday on a mild April morning at the Homestead International Speedway. I was invited to take photos and join this very exclusive opportunity -- $1,495 for the one-day sch ... More >>
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