Michael Gongora is a Miami Beach commissioner running for mayor. On his campaign website, the commish touts his corruption-fighting credentials, boldly proclaiming he engineered the dismissal of shady city employees who violated the public's trust. "Now, thanks to my leadership," Gongora boasts on h ... More >>
The retiree is the unofficial mascot of the Sunshine State, and apparently people 65 and older are doing pretty well for themselves when it comes to money. A study compared the median income of those 65 and older with the pre-retirement 45-64 age group. Nationally, retirees make just 57 percent of ... More >>
After last month's electoral loss, the Republican Party is desperately trying to make it self over as a Hispanic friendly group, but the fact that a group representing Hispanic Republican voters in Florida has now filed a lawsuit against Reince Priebus, the national GOP chair with a name that ... More >>
If you think Florida is a crappy place to live now, well, bad news, it's not going to get any better any time soon. Gallup recently culled together data across 13 metrics to decide which U.S. state will be the best to live in the future. Florida came in 45th out of 50.
Hey, *pssst*, I've got a plot of beachfront property in beautiful Hialeah to sell you for just $10k. Yeah, I'm just gonna need your social and bank account info, and its as good as yours. Yes, to no ones surprise 247WallSt.com has ranked our sunny state of Florida number one in the shady arena ... More >>
When we heard Tudor House was making its own Peeps for Easter brunch, we were intrigued. We didn't think Peeps could actually be created by hand. We thought those adorable little marshmallow chicks were just hatched from giant candy chickens housed somewhere in a large farm in the Nevada desert.So w ... More >>
Buzzfeed, the site about cute cats and "penis size math" that apparently has a political habit on the side, is out with a new shocker about Florida Senator Marco Rubio that, according to journalist McKay Coppins, could be "potentially damaging" and complicating to Rubio's political future. Well, ... More >>
There's something almost mythical about DJ Lee Burridge. He's like the Johnny Appleseed of electronic dance music -- a wide-eyed nomad roaming the Earth and planting the seeds of quality sound wherever he goes. Over the years, it's a journey that's taken him from the grassy fields of UK raves to Ho ... More >>
God bless his hair.Mitt Romney won yesterday's Florida GOP primary, but we all know who the real victor was. Not Obama. And certainly not the country. No, el gran ganador was Willard's perfectly sculpted mop of Mittitude: his hair.Here are five other things we'll miss now that the political spotl ... More >>
Sure, it's hard to muster much sympathy for O.J. Simpson, but remember, he hasn't been making much use of his house in Kendall lately. He's got a steady residence for the next six to 27 years: a jail cell in Nevada. So don't feel too bad that his Miami home has met a familiar fate -- it's being f ... More >>
A Florida commission appointed by Republicans will likely vote today to move up the state's Republican primary election to January 31.Though party muckety-mucks are still working on a compromise that could delay the election until February 21, the decision will probably create chaos.Given last we ... More >>
MyspaceTyler Chanel Evans-- the real version.Lawyers for RK Netmedia, owner of porn site Reality Kings, still refuse to concede that a 15-year-old runaway who went missing last year is the same person who starred in one of its hardcore films. But the evidence is getting pretty conclusive. ... More >>
Zuma Wire West/NewscomThe hardcore porn starring Bieyanka Moore-- who was actually a 15-year-old runaway, according to a lawsuit filed by her mother-- was distributed by RK Netmedia, owner of RealityKings.com. But according to the mother's attorney, Mark A. Glasssman, it was produced by LLL Adver ... More >>
Right: photo from Bieyanka Moore's Myspace; Left: C.S.'s missing child photo.In January 2010, a 15-year-old girl from Palm Beach Shores -- though her name has already been broadcasted on the internet, we'll call her C.S. -- ran away from home. Eight months later, porn site Reality Kings, owned ... More >>
Here's a staggering statistic from the continued fallout of Florida's real estate bust: 18 percent of homes in Florida, or nearly one in five, sit empty. That's a 62 percent increase in empty homes in the past ten years, and the surplus of inventory on the market ensures that home prices are ... More >>
The cursed curds have been pulled from shelvesWhole Foods has pulled seven types of cheddar cheese from its shelves as a precaution over the risk of listeria or E. Coli. The cheeses come packaged in clear plastic wrap with a sticker across it reading "Distributed by Whole Foods Market." They are par ... More >>
image via portorikan on flickr.Food poisoning.Blech! We used to think food recalls were a rare phenomenon. Turns out American factory culture may not have changed enough since Upton Sinclair wrote "The Jungle," to stop bacterium-infected food products from hitting store shelves.The last year has ... More >>
Adult Chocolate MilkThe slogan is "Re-taste your youth. At 40 proof." What adult wouldn't want to bring back childhood memories sipping on chocolate milk while getting a buzz? That's what the creators, Tracy Reinhardt and Nicki Halbur, from Orange County, California thought when they came up with ... More >>
The airwaves are rife with ads telling us who and what to vote or not vote for. What you don't see is ads telling you not to vote at all. A conservative group tried to air an ad telling Latino voters not to vote in Nevada on Univision, but the Miami-based network refuses to show it.
Mathew JonsonFriday, August 28, 2009Electric Pickle, MiamiBetter than: Any mere DJ set (as in records being spun) or any other "live PA", for that matter, in recent memory. I really can't sing enough praise for the Electric Pickle's consistent quality of electronic dance bookings since the venue ... More >>
Using "The nation's only frozen cocktail on a stick" as your tag line is kind of like using "The nation's only chicken nugget milkshake" or "The nation's only pizza available through an IV."As in, there's a reason it's the only one in the nation (then again, it makes us wonder: Do other ... More >>
The atmosphere at the Intercontinental Hotel in Downtown Miami last November during the Republican Governor's Conference was hopeful. The GOP governors where the only national wing of the party to actually gain membership in the 2008 election, and the line was it was th ... More >>
Let's give actress Joan Collins a break. She's 75 years old and British, plus for whatever reason, CBS's Early Show decided to play a cutesy game where the only cities ID'ed had something to do with the TV program Dynasty (which I understand to be some sort of Gossip Girl for old people in the Eigh ... More >>
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