The date was January 29, 2013. Miami New Times had just published its investigation outing Coral Gables clinic Biogenesis as a steroid dealer to the stars, including Alex Rodriguez. A few hours later, A-Rod and his celebrity lawyer Roy Black met with Susy Ayala-Ribero, the high school buddy and now ... More >>
Baseball fans already know that for significant portions of his career, Alex Rodriguez has used performance enhancing drugs. Back in 2009, A-Rod admitted to using steroids from 2001-2003 with the Texas Rangers after news broke that he'd failed a drug test in '03, when he won an MVP award. Last year, ... More >>
The Daily Creative Food Co., a Biscayne Boulevard mainstay for sandwiches and people watching, is planning a second location on South Beach slated to open some time in the late fall or early winter. Owner Adam Meltzer and partner Alan Benjamini, who run the day-to-day at the existing location, have ... More >>
The Livingston Award for Young Journalists is kind of a Pulitzer Prize for the under-35 set. It honors good writing by those who have yet to grow thick around the middle and thin on top. New Times has often done well in these awards. Bob Norman, our columnist in Broward for years, was a winner in ... More >>
It's a story of broken trust, backstabbing, and revenge. It's Charlie Crist's upcoming book. Yes, Florida's most famous Republican turned Democrat is penning a tell-all book about his journey from "Ronald Reagan Republican" to Obama-hugging Democrat, and it's coming out this winter.
According to multiple NBA sources that have spoken with Newsday, LeBron James is expected to announce that he will be joining Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat. ESPN's Chris Broussard is confirming the report that James will sign with Miami, barring a last-minute change of heart.LeBron is ... More >>
image via simonandschuster.comAmerica's Most Wanted Recipes takes a simple precept, that people love mass produced corporate formula food, and exploits it. You gotta give credit to author Ron Douglas who has been profiting off our shackles to the chains through his website RecipeSecrets.net since 20 ... More >>
LocalA policeman sped through an intersection and hit a young mother's car, ramming it into the side of a house. The woman died, and a lady inside the house was taken to the emergency room. The officer was following a car whose driver was wanted for speeding. [Herald]Michelle Spence Jones is playing ... More >>
Murdoch Gears Up To Buy Newsday - Rupert Murdoch has offered the Tribune Company $580 million to purchase Newsday and further solidify his hold on the tabloid papers in New York. If the deal goes through, Murdoch will own 3 of the 10 largest circulation newspapers in the country. Turnpike Tolls May ... More >>
Newsday is reporting that NY Gov. Elliott Spitzer met with call girls seven or eight times during trysts around the country. Including, sources told the newspaper, one encounter in Florida. There's always a Florida connection... -Tamara Lush
Curious George director Alan Shalleck's curiosity killed him.
New York media is reporting the death yesterday of Hilly Kristal, founder of legendary downtown rock club CBGB, which finally closed last October after a 33-year run. Kristal, 75, had been battling lung cancer. Although Kristal talked of opening a new branch of his club in Las Vegas, the forced shut ... More >>
Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon
Q: What's a nice guy like Alberto Ibargen doing at a place like the Miami Herald? A: Exactly what his money-grubbing bosses want him to do.
What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a