It truly is an end of an era. Rosie O'Donnell is no longer a resident of Star Island. The comedienne first bought the historic home back in 1999 for $6.75 million from a marijuana-loving church, and sold it recently for nearly $10 million more.
The morning after two bombs ripped through the crowd near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and wounding at least 145, there's little new information about who staged the attack or why. That makes the job of Miami police, who have to protect 25,000 runners pouring into town for t ... More >>
Who didn't get a little wet watching Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z kill it at the Grammys? We haven't been able to stop thinking about it. We just keep rewatching the clip and dreaming about seeing them in person. Well, thankfully, our dreams are rumored to become reality. If the New York Post can ... More >>
While the rest of the world found out this week about Dan Marino's secret love child, don't feel too bad for his wife Claire Marino. She's known about it forever, and is totally over it.
At Nobu, simply having money does not get you a free pass to dine their restaurants -- you have to have manners too.The New York Post has reported that billionaire mogul Stewart Rahr has been banned for life after trying to bribe patrons to give up their table for him -- then threatening the re ... More >>
Flying can get awfully dull. Strapped into that tiny seat, crammed between a sweating offensive lineman in a business suit and a flu-infected grandma, don't you ever crave some excitement, some freedom?Good news! American Airlines has just the package deal for you. Thanks to a manufacturers' error, ... More >>
Like many lovebirds throughout the ages, Mark Zuckerberg and his new bride Priscilla Chan are celebrating their honeymoon in the eternal city of Rome.Ahhh, Rome. What we could do in Rome if we were young billionaires. Just think of all the amazing restaurants we could eat at....Harry's Bar, Il Palia ... More >>
Forget about the Secret Service agents and their Colombian hookers. Ozzie Guillen praising Fidel Castro? Old news. The raging hot scandal this morning, according more than 100 articles on Google News at last count, is that Hillary Clinton spent last night in Cartagena dancing and drinking beer at a ... More >>
Amar'e Stoudemire has privately announced his intentions to hunt and kill LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, according to reports. The full details of the bloodlustful New York Knicks forward's murderous plans are not yet known, but Stoudemire has told teammates that he has already assembled a cache o ... More >>
In the December issue of GQ magazine, our hometown boy Pitbull is the only Miamian to make the list of the "25 Least Influential People Alive." Tim Pawlenty claimed the top spot and others on the list with less clout than the Cuban-American rapper include actress Gwenyth Patrow, deposed E ... More >>
Luther "Luke" Campbell, 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 assesses the Occupy movement sweeping New York, Miami, and other American cities.The tens of thousands of proteste ... More >>
Where do you take your pregnant wife for your first wedding anniversary after the very public exposure of your extramarital online dalliances forced you to resign your congressional seat? Miami Beach, apparently. And where do you dine so news of your apparently loving dinner gets leaked to the go ... More >>
via skindoeshoopsJust another gigantic German shotgunning $80,000 worth of champagne.We'll give Mark Cuban this: After he ripped out Miami's heart, he at least put a little juice back into the Miami Beach economy Sunday night at LIV's back-stabbing Lil Wayne postgame bacchanalia. Fox S ... More >>
Now that Amar'e Stoudemire is playing for the anti-Miami Heat up in New York City he has no use for his lavish Miami Beach penthouse at the W Hotel & Residencies in South Beach. He's just put his 2,428-square-foot apartment (plus 2,700 square feet of private outdoor space) on the 20th floor ... More >>
Tonight, the Miami Heat travel to Madison Square Garden to face off against the New York Knicks, who are suddenly relevant again for the first time in years. Of course, New Yorkers are a hell of a lot more excited for the match than Miamians. They're still fuming over the fact that LeBron broke C ... More >>
We miss Snooki almost every single day, and when the crew headed off in their black Escalades at the end of Jersey Shore's Miami-set second season back to whatever hell it is they came from we thought we'd never see her again (well, save for an odd club appearance here and there). Well, The New York ... More >>
via Baller WivesThe goal of Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh's unholy Heat trinity was, quite simply, rings. But they'll have to wait until the postseason for their first shot at a championship. Bosh's girlfriend, Adrienne Williams, didn't have to wait so long for her ring. The ... More >>
Juan BassheadYesterday, the major U.K. newspaper The Sun ran a music trend piece whose thesis more or less deserves a resounding "Duh" from anyone around here. The headline: "Dubstep making leaps in the U.S." Well, yeah. Anyone into electronic music in the States -- like the thousa ... More >>
We laid out the scenario for how the Heat could move up in the playoff rankings, and everything seems to be going as planned. The team is now tied with Bucs for the fifth spot, after beating the Knicks 111-98. Nice way to rebound from Friday's home loss to the Pistons, which put a crimp in their ... More >>
The New York Post carried a report Saturday that says the cast of Jersey Shore can't get into clubs, setting off speculation that that's the reason the cast is heading back Jersey. The Post says they've been turned away at the the W, Delano, Shore Club, and the Mondrian.Supposedly it's because th ... More >>
Everyone is either still scratching their heads or wringing their hands over Jason Taylor's meeting with the New York Jets -- the same team he hates, like any good Dolphin, so very, very much. The New York Post thinks that it could just be a ploy to get a better deal with the Dolphins by stirring ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanBruce Springsteen facing Treadmill of Love accusationsOver at the Juice blog, Lisa Gartner peels back a couple layers of the recent divorce filing of a New Jersey couple that names part-time Wellington resident and workingman musician Bruce Springsteen as "the other man." Gar ... More >>
jetbluestone via flicker ccLet's pretend for a second that a bunch of men straddling horses, whacking balls with long shafts is not already homoerotic. You might need a title like Gay Polo League to convey that your players are, literally, homosexual. And you might want to compete in a place ... More >>
So Jersey Shore is officially coming to South Beach for season two, but before the cast mates arrive, they'll have to undergo a series of medical tests.We're not sure if it's for our safety or theirs. Lord knows what kind of health havoc they could wreak on our great city. I mean, they each ... More >>
Today's insane New York Post coverWhen you combine a guy who coaches a team from New Jersey with guys beating the crap out of each other for entertainment, you really shouldn't expect anything classy. While attending a Strike Force mixed martial arts event at the BankAtlantic Center, the New ... More >>
Tripatini is international in scope but was founded here in the 305.Tripatini, founded last year in March by Miamians Jose Balido and Dave Appell, is a unique social networking site for travelers. The website launched in late August and was dubbed "Facebook for travelers" by the New York Post. Si ... More >>
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti yesterday afternoon, and the first reports of causalities are coming in. [Herald]Public officials through out South Florida are pledging help for Haiti. [CBS4]Miami-Dade finally did something about it's illegal slaughter house problem as a range of federal ... More >>
The Coast Guard called off the search for two boaters who went missing of the coast. [NBCMiami]It got really really cold yesterday, how cold was it? Apparently cold enough to warrant this long article. [Herald]Kool & the Gang performed in Cuba on Saturday. Our apologies to th ... More >>
This makes a lot of sense looking back at it: Miami Dade College was responsible for administering tests to Miami-Dade Police officers to be considered for promotions, but the college screwed up the process. So cops who didn't get good scores were sometimes promoted, while office ... More >>
Photo by JipsyIt's slightly amusing to read all the post-Art Basel coverage written by out-of-towners, especially when they set their sights not on art, but on our fair city. For the record, though, fellow scribes: Half the places you call Cuban cafés are not actually Cuban; Wynwood is a specifi ... More >>
Man wants tacos so bad he's willing to kill for them.....maybe he'll like the ones in prison...if they find him. [Herald]Mayor Daley from Chicago says "I'm moving to Miami, where there are no taxes on food and no state income tax." [ChicagoTribune]Lee Schrager talks about getting asked to unclog toi ... More >>
With retro cool, the band's sophomore album swift-kicks the slump cliché.
This post is mainly to point out that even big-time newspapers (or whatever the New York Post is) make embarrassing headline typos once in a while (I hope the copy editor gets an email from the EIC with the subject "Can We Talk?"). But in a more local angle, it seems Joan Rovers Rivers ... More >>
The day Anna Nicole Smith's corpse was wheeled from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, tribe members were setting up for their annual powwow.
A Delray Beach businessman has made quite a splash. But is he all wet?
We're going to have American food coming out of our corn-fed ears
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