If you're a scandal-plagued Republican governor, who better to campaign with you than another scandal-plagued Republican governor? Yes, New Jersey's Chris Christie is in Florida this afternoon to help raise funds and campaign for good ol' Rick Scott.
New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's Culinary All-Stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city its o ... More >>
There's weather-induced chaos in Atlanta. Freezing weather in the plains. And the forecast at game time Sunday in New Jersey is 40 degrees and overcast. Three of the first five Super Bowls were played in Miami -- and 10 of the big games overall. And here, on Sunday night, it is supposed to be 75 d ... More >>
On February 2, millions of people will watch Super Bowl XLVIII, as the Broncos face the Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Some will watch to cheer their team to victory. We'll watch it for the commercials. And, with a 30-second spot going for around $4 million, you can bet the commercials ... More >>
The Misfits are the blood and guts of punk rock. Founded in Lodi, New Jersey in 1977, the band has grown into a monster of iconic sounds and merchandise ripped from the burning reels of American horror. Founding member Jerry Only, former Black Flag barker Dez Cadena, and Chupacabra from Murphy's La ... More >>
For years, Ultra Music Festival avoided the deadly drug overdoses that had done in many other mega-events. This year, however, Riptide revealed 24 people were taken to the hospital during Ultra. One of them, a 20-year-old New Jersey native named Anthony Cassano, died from a suspected drug overdose. ... More >>
Another Miami landmark restaurant has closed. The Crab House closed Sunday evening, marking an end to more than 30 years of waterfront dining. Designed to look like a lighthouse, the Crab House on the 79th Street Causeway was a beacon for people wanting a decent seafood meal at a reasonable price ... More >>
Punks and skinheads, get your boots up! Inspecter 7 have been playing ska out of New Jersey since 1992. Later, they broke up and transformed into Hub City Stompers. But now they're back. They have a new album called Escapes and Illusions. And they are barreling down I-95 in a 15-passenger van head ... More >>
A North Carolina polling firm apparently had some free time on its hands recently, so they decided to ask a random sampling of a few thousand Americans what they thought about every single state in the country. Good news, Florida: They like us!Of course most of those polled don't actually live he ... More >>
Photo By Alex RodriguezGet your VIP ticket to the gun showHeads up, Miami! New Jersey-based Muscle Maker Grill in midtown Miami is offering 15 percent off all meals through the new year. All you have to do is "Like" it on Facebook or follow on Twitter.The health-conscious hot spot serves tasty, n ... More >>
Since September 15 is National Chicken Lovers Day (don't fret -- we didn't know, either), all Pollo Tropical company-owned restaurants in Florida, Georgia, and New Jersey will be giving away free quarter-chicken meals along with rice and beans from 2 to 7 p.m. today, but there's a catch: you've g ... More >>
via Cowabunga Cowabunga's cake batter ice cream. As discussed yesterday, tomorrow is national ice cream day. And Cowabunga Ice Cream is offering online customers a 50 percent discount on product purchases. At $7.39 per pint and $13.99 per quart, you'll need it. You have to simply enter pro ... More >>
This may not be the most secure communication device in the world anymore.They're listening. Really hard.Wiretaps in Florida authorized by district courts and the state attorney general rose from 78 in 2009 to 143 in 2010, according to a report released Thursday by the Administrative Office of the U ... More >>
Let's face it: With Americans getting portlier by leaps and bounds, we need a President who reflects our food-obsessed values. That's right: It is time again for a fat person to inhabit the White House.It's been almost a century since our last obese leader, William Howard Taft, got stuck in the Whit ... More >>
World-renowned DJ-producer Junior Sanchez hardly needs an introduction. Like his homies Erick Morillo and Harry "Choo Choo" Romero, Sanchez was bred in New Jersey's seminal '90s Latin house scene. He would cut his teeth spinning at legendary NYC hotspots like Limelight and the Shelter. As a me ... More >>
Deep house has made a remarkable comeback in the last few years. A great deal of EDM producers have shifted their sound from the more percussive minimal techno style prevalent in the latter half of the '00s and towards the deeper, melodic end of things. The deep house genre owes quite a bit to ja ... More >>
Fans are the biggest losers in Jason Taylor's decision to head to the Jets, but we're still not sure exactly with whom to be angry: Taylor for heading out of town or Bill Parcels and company for apparently not caring too much that Taylor was packing his bags. This morning, ESPN r ... More >>
The fourth season of Burn Notice, the number one series on cable, hasn't even hit the air yet, but USA has already renewed the Miami-set show for season five and six. In fact, the network's president Jeff Wachtel tells Variety that the decision to move the series from New Jersey to the sunny setting ... More >>
Click through for SNL's latest Snooki sketch.Jersey Shore has inspired a bit of local pride in us. South Beach has its share of classless juiceheads and bimbos, but dear God, at least it's not that. If Snooki and the Situation are "Gym, Tanning, Laundry," SoBe-ites are a tad bit classier -- like ... More >>
Jacob KatelWeb enabled eating is here and a Miami upstart is taking the industry by storm.Fresh Diet Inc. is a gourmet meal delivery company founded on the fair shores of the 305 by a dude named Zalmi Duchman. The company currently operates kitchens and deliveries in New York, New Jersey, Connect ... More >>
The view from the only waterfront house available on Fisher Island. Last year, Fisher Island was sitting pretty at the top of Forbes' most expensive zip codes list. This year, it has tumbled to 33rd place. Not coincidently, the price for the only single-family waterfront home on th ... More >>
As reported by The New York Times and Generation Miami, a new poll by Bendixen & Associates paints a picture of Cuban Americans firmly supporting President Obama and his efforts in regards to Cuba. The poll, based on 400 phone surveys carried out last week in Florida, New Jersey and other states ... More >>
Asadero Colombiano from Miami New Times on Vimeo.The Calle Ocho Festival 2009 took to the streets of Miami with what seemed like a crowd of 10 million drinking, dancing, party animals of all ages. They were hungry too. One of the many food vendors was Rancho Mateo Restaurant -- Asadero Colombiano fr ... More >>
New Jersey's Streetlight Manifesto deserve a couple props, first, for still carrying the torch of third-wave ska as it was largely played at its tail end in the late Nineties: in a group of many, many musicians, and with a heavy punk edge. Second, this is impressive because the band remains pretty m ... More >>
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"Once again we Americans have successfully married hedonism and controversy for profit."
The Loft in Miami Springs is tres good deal
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Some people sign up to test experimental drugs for the good of mankind. Others do it for the money. Meet Miami's professional pincushions.