For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21.
Anne Burrell is the Food Network's bubbly, blond ambassador of good times and great eats. A frequent face on the network, she's taken turns on Iron Chef America and Best Thi ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness 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 comes to the defense of the Miami Dolphins.I'm with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross on this one. The county and state should gi ... More >>
Calls for the head of owner Stephen Ross have died down as the Miami Dolphins have magically managed not to completely blow their season so far. Hell, technically we're sixth in the AFC in the playoff standings!But over the past two years Jordan Zimmerman, an advertising honcho and limited partner o ... More >>
Thirty-three-year-old Pompano Beach resident Gasmy Joseph wears a supertall Mohawk. About a year ago, an epiphany struck when he wanted to spread the word about a buddy's birthday party: Why not advertise it on the hairdo?
In terms of innovation, Thomas Edison's light bulb now looks like a piece of ... More >>
The first round of voting in our Miami Mascot Madness Tournament is now in the history books. On one side of the bracket we had two big blow outs. On the other side we had two face-offs that went down to the wire, with each mascot pulling ahead at one point or another. Now its time to find out th ... More >>
Over the weekend, Miami Commissioner
Francis Suarez revealed he is entertaining the idea of eliminating
the city manager's position in favor of the strong mayor form of
government. His proposal, which would require voter approval to
change the city charter, makes sense because it gives residents one ... More >>
The latest edition of the Forbes 400 is out, and 21 of the most filthy rich scions in America call humble little South Florida their primary home. Micky Arison, Miami Heat owner and Carnival Cruises CEO has the biggest moneybags in Miami with a net worth of $4.2 billion. That makes him the 75th r ... More >>
How truthful was Nevin Shapiro in his bombshell allegations about the University of Miami football program? At least one person implicated by Shapiro in the story has come out to strongly deny any wrong doing on his part.Michael Huyghue, now the commissioner of the United Football League, and for ... More >>
Every year ESPN the magazine offers up their "Ultimate Standings" of all 122 teams in the four major sporting leagues. Unlike most standings you'd find coming out of ESPN though, this doesn't deal strictly with on-the-field success. Instead is focuses on "how much MLB, NBA, NFL and NH ... More >>
We've only won three, but all four have been handed out in Miami-Dade. Miami is home to a couple of neat sports stats, but The Sun-Sentinel points out we're about to become home to another: the first and only county in America where the championship trophies of all four major sports leagues have ... More >>
Remember the time that the New York Yankee's Alex Rodriguez's annual salary was greater than the entire roster of the Florida Marlins combined? Well, the Marlins have agreed to increase their payroll in anticipation of moving into their own ballpark, and now A-Rod only makes about 57 percent of w ... More >>
ViaThis is what happens when you Google Image Search "Dolphin Jet." Whatever this is, it should be killed with fire.With a lot of luck and a bit of tenacity the Jets made it deep into the playoffs last year, and they are stocking up on talent this off-season like it's an arms race. They've already ... More >>
Riptide 2.0's regular sports commentator and FinsNation blogger Chris Joseph looks back at the top ten Miami sports moments of the decade. Low points like the Miami Dolphins crappy performance and the after-thought known as the Florida Panthers didn't make the cut. Sorry.
10. Canes BaseballCoach ... More >>
Joe Martinez seems a forthright and resolute guy. He was the first Hispanic elected by his peers to be county commission chairman. He publicly supported the highly unpopular John McCain for president. And he pushed to strip Jose Canseco's name from a stretch of SW 16th Street after the slugger admit ... More >>