The Secret Service is once again in some not-so-secret shit. Two years after the agency was humiliated when 11 members were sent home from Colombia after using local prostitutes, three more agents were removed from duty in The Netherlands this week when a 34-year-old officer was discovered unconscio ... More >>
Over the weekend, a head-on car accident on Krome Avenue tragically killed three people. At approximately 1:45 a.m. on Sunday morning, a Dodge Durango SUV driven by 19-year-old Erick Betancourt veered into oncoming traffic and smashed into a Chevy Cavalier. "The impact was so severe," Florida High ... More >>
Finally, after months of speculation, we finally know who has been tapped to perform at the Sensation's Ocean of White tour stop at Miami's American Airlines Arena on October 12. Fedde Le Grand, Nic Fanciulli and Prok & Fitch, along with Sensation resident DJ Mr. White and MC Gee are on the bill. I ... More >>
They may "hail from the Netherlands." But like lots of other famous Dutch DJs, Bingo Players' Paul Baümer and Maarten Hoogstraten have made a second home of South Beach and Miami. Over the last year alone, they've headlined multiple times at megaclubs like LIV and Story, while also securing a cove ... More >>
South Beach can be a dangerous place. Everyone is too sexy. The rich VIPs run the clubs. And even though electronic dance music is currently the biggest thing in pop culture, famous DJs still get kicked off the decks. Obviously, though, clubbing in Miami isn't as hazardous as grappling with giant r ... More >>
There's a veritable tsunami of electronic dance music coming out of Berlin. After all, it's the techno capital of the world. But amid this overwhelming wave of white noise, one of the artists currently standing out on the international charts and club bills is Till Von Sein. It helps that he count ... More >>
Candye Kane is a tough chick from Cali who came up playing country, blues, and rock on the L.A. punk scene in the '80s at the same time as she stripped to pay the bills. Later, she became a porn star, beat an abusive relationship, and survived cancer, all while still making and recording music. To ... More >>
How 'bout them Marlins? Just kidding. Despite the win last night over Atlanta, the Fish are still struggling to stay afloat. The team's front office spent the better part of July trading key members of the organization and freeing up the payroll. For whatever reason, Heath Bell's still wearing a ... More >>
The cool sea breeze whipped through the North Beach Bandshell on Saturday night as Afro-Latin rhythms bounced off the circular wall of the oceanside, outdoor venue. Colombia's Quantic Sound System and NYC's Pedrito Martinez Group rang in the Heineken Transatlantic Festival's 10th anniversary with c ... More >>
Virtuoso is a word that immediately comes to mind to describe Ben Westbeech. Singer, producer, DJ, bandleader, multi-instrumentalist -- he's even mastered the über-classy cello. And the breadth of Westbeech's creativity is not limited to his solo work. He's also a prolific collaborator whose 2011 ... More >>
Lil Fizz is wildly weedy. Aside from your standard Gucci Mane flareup, the world of hip-hop arrests has been pretty boring lately. Who cares about Ja Rule's back taxes? Thankfully, early 2000s R&B boy band vocalist Lil' Fizz (AKA Dreux Pierre Frederic) is bringing some flair back to notable ... More >>
In the first part of our interview with Johnny Schuler, we learned of the romantic nature and delicate flavors of pisco, the Peruvian spirit that is his passion. Porton pisco is Schuler's newest endeavor, which in its first production has received about ten gold metals in tasting competitions.Porton ... More >>
Jason LeivaExhibition by Eric Elms at BarBar is like an everybody-knows-your-name-art-gallery where you can buy beer and booze. But they never seem to have PBR for some reason. And for a fairly compact watering hole located on the edge of Overtown, the place has hosted a string of impressive mus ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanDid you miss the first part of our chat with Rudi Sodamin, Holland America's consulting master chef? Read it here to discover the celebrity circles this guy travels with.Who is the most famous chef you've ever worked with?Twenty years ago, when I was with the QE2, I worked with t ... More >>
brownpau via flickr Exit polling says cake wins.Famous French gastronomer Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once said, "Tell me what you eat and I'll tell you what you are." On today, primary day, we offer this message: You can often tell the true measure of a politician more by what ... More >>
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersSambal G Udang at Indomania. As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to email@example.com.
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. Up this week, Luke makes the case for legalizing marijuana across the nation, beginning in Miami-Dade County.Off the bat, I am not a weed he ... More >>
Joyoendho via Flicker CCWhen it comes to the drug habits of the rich and famous, there's a thin line between hilarious and disturbing. Championship race car driver Mariusz Malyszczycki's relationship with ecstasy is something closer to entrepreneurial. The Polish speedster was busted in the middle o ... More >>
A Miami computer hacker who went by the screen name of "soupnazi" was indicted today in what the feds call the largest identity theft case in history.Albert Gonzalez, a 28-year-old from the Magic City, and two unnamed sidekicks from Russia hacked into the networks of major retail chains includin ... More >>
It's not easy to come up with something new to say about Locos Por Juana. Fact is, we've lavished them with praise time and again, and deservedly so. But how many times can one write about their stellar blend of cumbia, reggae, hip-hop, rock, and tropical flavors? How many times can you rea ... More >>
Mad Skrews is a Miami-bred, internationally renowned producer and musical entrepreneur who uses the Internet to spread his productions, make money, and make a name for himself. He has produced for local bad bitch Trina and true founder of crunk, Pastor Troy. I caught up with him by e-mail. Here's w ... More >>
This year's film festival is pantheistic, multicultural, and international
Which reminds me, there's a little café down south ...
Right luve, ta for the full tea at the Biltmore's exquisite lobby
July 30 - August 5, 1998
University of Miami's Deborah Mash believes ibogaine could be the wonder drug to end all drugs. And she's ready to risk everything to prove it.
A Miami Beach resident says a cop cussed him out and arrested him after accusing him of being . . . a tourist
Miami rolled out the red carpet for visiting travel honchos. They ate, they drank, they went back home.