Do you feel that excitement? The excitement only a midterm primary election can bring? OK, sure, both of the top-of-the-ticket races for each party's gubernatorial nominee may be foregone conclusions, but there were lots of interesting races going on elsewhere on the ballot in Miami-Dade. That incl ... More >>
In honor of Meatless Monday, the ultimate in veggie junk food comes from Burgers and Shakes in North Beach. If you want a meat-free transition from your grilled burgers over the holiday weekend, go for the veggie alternative. If you're thinking a veggie burger has to be a dry, cardboard-like puck, ... More >>
North Miami may be the place you buy a car, do your Costco-ing, or hit up Yogurtland, but it's probably not where you initially think about dining outside of cookie-cutter chain restaurants. You are missing out, though, because this suburban city to the north is packed with hidden gems. What follow ... More >>
When I made the decision to go vegan, I was as mentally prepared as possible to sacrifice milk and dairy, but there were a few favorite items that made the choice more challenging. Namely, cheese, Wet Willie's Bahama Mamas, and boba milk tea. For anyone not lucky enough to have experienced the wo ... More >>
In addition to the usual taco or meatball hero, the good truckers at BTTR are inviting you to take a bite out of crime this evening, when the City of North Miami and Johnson & Wales University hosts National Night Out.Every year, thousands of communities around the United States and Canada hold ... More >>
It wasn't a happy Fourth of July for the the Pilgrim Evangelical Church in North Miami. The place of worship caught fire and was practically gutted by fire yesterday, and kids playing with fireworks on the church's roof might be to blame.
North Miami Beach mom Vivianne Perpignan remembers Rudy Eugene as just another good kid from the football team, who'd stop by her house while hanging out with her son Teddy. The Perpignans live on a residential street a five minute drive from North Miami Beach High, and the neighborhood feels like a ... More >>
Tavon Mahlab now faces first-degree murder charges after his four-month-old son has died. Mahlab was arrested three weeks ago for allegedly beating the child so badly the infant was placed on life support. The 30-year-old North Miami man was already being held in jail with no bond.
A four-month-old baby boy was on life support at Jackson Memorial Hospital this morning while his father appeared in court on charges of putting him there. Yosi Mahlab, 30 of North Miami, stands accused of beating his own son on January 21. The child lost brain activity as a result of the attack.
For the second time this month, gunmen have opened fire outside Secrets Strip Club at 11340 Biscayne Blvd. in North Miami. The latest incident happened early this morning and resulted in the death of one man. Another man was injured.
Camille LambVegan short ribs & sides from North Miami Beach's Vegetarian Restaurant by HakinWelcome to Short Order Show & Tell, where one of us brings a local delicacy to our weekly staff meeting and we all weigh in on its deliciousness.This week, we tried the "No Bull" vegan barbecue sho ... More >>
The crowds demanded chocolate!Fairchild's fifth annual chocolate festival this past weekend went, pleasantly, as most of the other Garden's events do -- a themed excuse to buy festival foods and trinkets, of course, check out the gardens. The only downside was the day we attended, Saturday, was m ... More >>
With the holidays upon us, we're feeling generous. What better way to thank our readers than with a giveaway? And talk about a stocking stuffer! We're giving away a $50 gift certificate courtesy of Sushi Sake. (Nothing says "the holidays" like sushi.)The certificate can be used at any of Sushi Sa ... More >>
Cocaine: not for eating.In today's roundup of the sins of South Beach and the rest of Miami-Dade: The death of a man in police custody is blamed on desperate cocaine ingestion, two separate shootings are being investigated, a string of car break-ins is being questioned, and a boat fire sends one ... More >>
Paula NiñoIf you've been to Target in North Miami in the past week or two, you may have noticed something different: fresh foods. Bananas, apples, pineapple, meat, salad mixes and other fresh foods now hold a prominent spot in the food section of the store under a sign that reads "fresh grocery. ... More >>
LocalA racial slur was spray panted on a poster for North Miami mayoral candidate Andre Pierre. [Herald]More details on the MDC cuts. [Herald]A Bal Harbor police officer has allegedly confessed to sex crimes involving a seven year-old girl. [CBS4]The state is calling in Boba Fett, Dog, and other bou ... More >>
Valentine's doesn't come around on a Saturday very often, making this year's an ideal reason for EDM lovers to consummate their love on a dancefloor somewhere (as if we needed an excuse on Saturday nights anyways.) Here's a lowdown of some choice shows happening around town that night, which should ... More >>
The family of the kidnapping expert who was abducted last month in Mexico makes a plea for his safe return. [NBC6]The De Cespedes brothers were sentenced to nine years each for hospital fraud. [NBC6]A stalker in Brevard County doesn't quite rich levels of Astronaut Lisa Novak crazy, but comes c ... More >>
And a lion dance to go, at the Miami Childrens Museum.
The modern age of pretzel making began in 1935 when the Reading Pretzel Machinery Company invented an automatic pretzel-twisting machine. It was hailed as the greatest thing since sliced bread, and sliced bread hadn’t even been invented yet. The modern age of Miami pretzel-eating began just this ... More >>
Pablo Is Gone traffics in Colombias traditions, not its drug trade.
Pack your sunscreen and sensible shoes for art on the beach.
You gotta have lime-green balls for this tourney.
Two fabulous film fests keep you in the shade
Local venues incorporate hip-hop culture
Making school lunches healthy is an uphill battle
Amelia Earhart Park
Luna Star Café
North Miami Mayor Frank Wolland
Come next week, the City of North Miami will be a very different place
July 1 - 7, 1999
Labor organizer Monica Russo helps Dade's nursing home workers form a more perfect union