Photo via albertoalerigi's Flickr / CC2.0Aaaah! A plate.Some people are saying this recession is over. Maybe it started when "they" gave us back some time (sorry Arizona), literally. Fall Back dropped early Sunday morning. We're pretty sure that has something to do with farming. Here are some fre ... More >>
via organictakeover.comThe Be Organic takeover team are (left to right) Roosevelt Desir, Chad Cherry, Kirk Nelson, and Andre WalkerBe Organic (click) are four chefs whose mission it is to spread the gospel of the organic lifestyle, its health, emotional, and monetary benefits.September 2nd they e ... More >>
Jackie SayetSame face manning the bar, Sean Patrick GilroyIt was a deal owner Patrick Gleber (also of Tobacco Road) couldn't refuse.Baruch Pletner, an Israeli entrepreneur, strolled into Jake's last Tuesday and expressed interest in purchasing the newly renovated Jake's. Fast forward to tod ... More >>
The sportiest DJ in South Florida.
First things first: M.Dot's name has nothing to do with either Michigan's or Maryland's Department of Transportation. But it could, especially when you consider this DJ's moniker does, in fact, have something to do with moving large groups of the public. In fact, it might take the DOT from both s ... More >>
Jonathan Eismann, Chef/Owner Pacific Time and Pizza VolanteBest Squid in Ho Chi Minh City, cooked over a fire in a old steel drum in the street, Best Pork Chops in history there, too. Saigon Killer Pork Chops!Best Chinese and Dim Sum at a place right next to the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok.B ... More >>
I don't know if you've been following the recent mess going on in the New York State legislature, but one of the key figures behind it reportedly considering a run for Mel Martinez's soon-to-be vacated senate seat. Lucky us!Tom Galisano is the billionaire founder of Paychex, a payroll proc ... More >>
Jackie Sayet Mona's always watchingIt could be a sign of desperation for fuss-free neighborhood eats, priced right in the financial district, or merely a coincidence. Either way, Puntino Downtown was filling to the brim quickly by noon yesterday with a power lunch crowd hungry for a tas ... More >>
Guaranteed cure for a case of the crabs.Truluck's seafood restaurant got its start in Texas, but its appearance in Florida is reason for stone-crab lovers to rejoice: The company keeps its own crab fishing fleet of 16 boats outside of Naples, Florida, where it hauls in enough crab to provide the cha ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsThe proposed debate between Matt Damon and eminent conservative windbag Bill Kristol never went down, but that hasn't stemmed the hopes that Damon may be up for a public political showdown. Seems Mark Weaver over at the Florida Progressive Coalition Blog (as pointed out by our j ... More >>
LocalHere's a long lines at a job fair story. [Herald]This 18-year-old girl accidentally dragged a cop for eight blocks with her car, and now she's being charged with attempted murder. (ok, ok, maybe it wasn't accidental, but it didn't seeming like a premeditated dragging). [NBC6]Sunday: Storms. Nex ... More >>
Remember this Newt Gingrich fellow? I know he's been pretty much irrelevant for the past ten years, but he used to be speaker of the house until he ran his public image into the ground by getting caught up in a few games of ethical limbo and becoming a polarizing figure in the public eye. Now he has ... More >>
As Short Order reported last week, Gaia Ristorante, the latest venture of seasoned restaurateur Tom Billante, has opened at 101 Ocean Drive (Hilton Bentley Hotel)-- which I erroneously cited as the site of Billante's last Ocean Drive venue, ViVi. In fact, Prime Italian has moved into that space, and ... More >>
When Rep. Ron Klein isn't twiddling his thumbs wondering if he should enter the Senate race, he's already looking toward the likely redistricting ruckus set to take place after the 2010 census. "Mario Diaz-Balart has already told me he and Lincoln will be all over the state legislature to make sur ... More >>
Sarah Palin's is a grandmother to a child named Tripp. [WaPo]Miami Beach has the highest income disparity in the United States. [Herald]At least somebody is driving American cars. Miami Police have two new unmarked Dodge Chargers that will be used to help ticket you for speeding more often. [CBS4] ... More >>
A lost art or a horrible slaughter? It's all in the eye of the hunter.
Layoffs, partnerships, and the Net conspire to kill South Florida's dailies.
"It seems mixed messages and the media go hand in hand, and this is where I thought New Times was different."
Miami Beach to Naples
Nunzio's Italian Ristorante
WLRN-FM cancels two great radio programs and leaves its fans reeling
How to campaign in the new House District 25? There's always Cuba.
What happens when you muster the courage to complain that you've been sexually assaulted at an INS facility? Not much.
In his crusade to force compliance with federal law, Martin Marcus isn't winning many friends, but he is influencing people
A little boy arrived from Saint Lucia to have a dangerous tumor removed. The tumor is gone, but so is his home and his ability to move.
Raul Casares, Ingrid's dad, wobbles toward financial success
If the customs and legends of Loop Road seem strange, you probably don't live there
Behold the swamp buggy races, South Florida's oddest racing tradition, where the engines roar, the muck flies, and the vehicles sometimes sink
Scaling Mount Trashmore, sorting through the clues to the mystery of everyday life
You can get embalmed where you used to get bombed. You can buy something to shoot where you used to buy shots. A booze cruise along Bird Road.