The culture trolls at the Florida Family Association are at it again.Office Depot announced a back-to-school partnership with Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, but the FFA is worried that this "will influence many teens to embrace homosexuality for their lifetime who may have otherwise worked th ... More >>
courtesy Al CrespoTomas Regalado and Sean Penn in a private box at a Heat game.In Miami Beach, a storm is brewing over accusations that city officials strong-armed the New World Symphony to give them free tickets to concerts. But Beach leaders aren't the only politicians accepting free seats.Miam ... More >>
Photo by JipsyFarewell, Shelley Novak!When former New Times staff writer Natalie O'Neill wanted to get the inside scoop on the gay glory days of South Beach she turned to drag queen-extraordinaire Shelley Novak. The self-described "Barney Rubble in a dress" took her to an Office Depot that once w ... More >>
In today's roundup of crime and assorted horrible things: Thieves in South Miami-Dade slash your tires and then snatch your cash, a mysterious ocean bacteria can kill you, seven men hold up an Office Depot, and giant ad towers are probably coming to downtown.
Gus Garcia-RobertsThe world's largest rubber band ball stands six feet seven inches tall and has a circumference of 25 feet. It took five years for Joel Waul of Lauderhill to create, weighs more than 9,400 pounds, and contains approximately 720,000 rubber bands. The outer layers consist of ... More >>
Queen of the Fiddler Records empire, Amy Fleisher, comes back to the music biz.
In the Nineties, Erick Lyle, then known as Iggy Scam, lived an enviable, punk-ethics-fueled life around South Florida that is near impossible to imagine today. He booked shows at a warehouse venue, the Junkyard, at the bottom of South Beach, and at one point squatted an entire floor of the crumblin ... More >>
Locos Por Juana are just like Miami: All mixed up and ready to rock
Starting anew, round two
In his crusade to force compliance with federal law, Martin Marcus isn't winning many friends, but he is influencing people
All languages are equal at Office Depot. It's just that some are more equal than others.
As Blockbuster and other big chains devour more and more of the market, mom-and-pop video shop operators fret about being erased
Short on the sides and leave a little on top today, please, Professor. And give me a little of that Sicilian Defense while you're at it.