Barf target.The fervor against the cute, glossy, and substance-devoid work of Miami pop artist Romero Britto has officially reached a fever pitch. On the heels of New Times staffer Natalie O'Neill's feature on Britto, which explained how somebody with the apparent talent of a leaf of Burge ... More >>
In this week's issue of New Times, Natalie O'Neill profiles artist Romero Britto, a man who Miamians seem to have a love/hate relationship with. Er, well more like some people love him and some people hate him. In the past, we haven't been shy of our disdain for Britto's work -- and it's not about b ... More >>
A clubber in downtown Miami died early this morning after a man punched him in the head, apparently in retaliation for not bumming him a cigarette. via Miami Police Department Recognize this grainy figure? Police say he may have punched and killed a man for not lending him a cig.Around 5:3 ... More >>
Not long ago, New Times ran a story titled "Escape From South Beach," which makes the case that the epicenter of the gay community is no longer in South Beach. Miami Beach's gay paper, Wire Magazine, apparently took it personally. This week, editor Thomas Barker dedicated an entire issu ... More >>
"Together we stood our ground as gangsters and young teens yearning to be accepted as men in a very harsh reality."
"I am sad to report I lost a few brain cells while reading your article."
"Don't cut nurses; cut managers and administrators. Services will improve very quickly."
This morning in "Death and Tacos" Natalie O'Neill exposed El Toro Taco's fairly recent 53 food inspection critical violations smorgasbord, but where's the link to the report, and how have their reports looked in the past?Here's the link for the past six food inspection reports for routine food ins ... More >>
"They tried to make him out as an innocent victim, but he has a record of drinking, drugs, and speeding."
"It's a shame young lives are being destroyed by this senseless violence."
Experts have said it all along: Sex offenders in transient environments are far more likely to repeat-offend. To say that's the only reason for an alleged sexual battery that occurred Monday is a stretch -- but it certainly didn't help. Miami police charged Julia Tuttle Causeway resident and regist ... More >>
"Never have I seen a law that motivates people to break the law more than this one."
When Glenn Terry started King Mango Strut to protest getting snubbed from the Orange Bowl parade in 1981, it was an easy place to poke fun at politics and society. The old hippie and his band of misfits slapped two cardboard boxes at the ends of a four-block stretch with signs reading: "Street close ... More >>
"The article is characteristic of this newspaper's history of petty mockery and character assassination."
Marius Valdes Just after lunchtime Tuesday, September 18, Miami Police Det. Gary Jackson arrived at Curtis Park in Allapattah to investigate a crime. It wasn’t a typical purse snatching or pick-up football brawl. What he found must have shocked him. Two city park employees sat Jackson down and ... More >>
Back in April, New Times wrote about a case in which the only witness to a high-profile cop murder was about to be deported. To sum up the story: Jamaican-born Dwayne Henry watched a light-skinned man slay revered Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Reyka in the parking lot of a Walgreens last year. Henry has ... More >>
"The python is dangerous and can attack, strangle, and easily kill even a grown man. Why doesn't Selene try hunting pythons?"
Natalie O'Neill William Vallenilla stands outside Christine's mobile home at the Little River Mobile Home Park. Inside the Little River Mobile Home Park, William Vallenilla is pointing to an insipid trailer in the afternoon sun. “Ooooh, maybe we’ll have an orange door,” he says enthusiastica ... More >>
A Chinese pathogen has the citrus industry talking apocalypse.
A Miami Artist becomes an accidental witness to manslaughter.
The cost of a cab might go up with the gas.
Grovites decry kiosks as empty vessels.
Artist brings her silicone twin to town for one last romp.
Or is it? With the budget ax hovering, we might never know.
The newspaper of record plays softball with the schools chief.