Would you have your toe crushed if it meant you got to meet Oprah Winfrey? Lori Geller Bender didn't have a choice in the matter, but this past Saturday she narrowly avoided a trip to the hospital and got a picture with Oprah after the mogul's SUV accidentally ran over her foot.
YouTube launched in 2005; so did Perez Hilton. How that year changed America — and took down Tom Cruise.
Between cafecitos and coladas, Miami is not a tea town. If you are one of the few that doesn't partake in coffee drinking, the Magic City can make you feel a little lonely. Thankfully, once again, Oprah has come to the rescue to grace us with enlightenment. She has teamed up with Starbucks and Tea ... More >>
When it comes to celebrating the big O's -- Oprah and the Olympics, of course -- you need a really good cocktail. Short Order was recently invited to attend a meet and greet with Bulla Gastrobar mixologist Sebastian Silva, and his Moscow Mule took the golden copper cup. See also: Krispy Krunchy Ch ... More >>
Many sweet tooths ached when Icebox Cafe bid adieu to its home of 15 years right off Lincoln Road. But judging by the crowds at their larger and swankier eight-month old Sunset Harbour location, the recovery period has been painless. Initially unsettled by the the idea of moving, it wasn't long be ... More >>
When Oprah Winfrey calls your product the "best cake in America" you know that you're in for a swarm of people. So when Oprah's pal Gayle King visited Icebox Cafe on Lincoln Road in 2006, magical things happened for the little bakery and cafe that specializes in serving cake and coffee (and cham ... More >>
Miami Marlins President David Samson waded into hot water this week after he told a local business council that he thinks Miamians are stupid. Last night Samson talked with WSVN to clarify his remarks. Don't worry guys, he doesn't think Miamians are especially stupid. He wants to clarify that he ... More >>
Serendipity 3, the Manhattan ice-cream parlor frequented by the likes of Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, Oprah Winfrey, and Katie Holmes, is coming to Lincoln Road in a matter of weeks.The restaurant, located between Lenox Avenue and Alton Road, had some intriguing signs on its windows. One invited ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke educates readers on hip-hoponomics.This month, Oprah Winfrey launched her own network -- OWN -- and she's pushing boundar ... More >>
Flickr NaoharuIn the words of the movie Mean Girls, "That's why her hair is so big -- it's full of secrets." And when it comes to The Roots' Questlove, we bet that 'fro could tell some stories. After 20 years in the game, a Grammy, and a whole bunch of albums with The Roots (AKA the reigning ... More >>
Oprah's turkey burger sliders and some coconut shrimp. The place: Gibraltar (at the Grove Isle Hotel & Spa)4 Grove Isle Dr.Coconut Grove305-857-5007groveisle.com/diningThe hours: Thursdays 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.The deals: Enjoy two-for-one select champagne flutes and well drinks ($10 for two). A b ... More >>
Do you wake up, smoke a bowl, bum a cigarette, drink a beer, eat some corn pops, play guitar, watch Judge Judy, Matlock and Oprah while "brainstorming" your million dollar ideas wearing dirty socks and wishing somebody would just pay your rent so you could concentrate on developing your unrecognized ... More >>
This week poll magicians were out in full force collectively interrupting Americans' family dinners with long surveys. Both CBS and the Daily Kos have interesting polls out where we learn surprising things (Hillary Clinton has better approval ratings than Michelle Obama) and not so surprising things ... More >>
Food & Wine 2009 is almost upon us. You know what that means. The culinary throngs descend on South Florida, feast on its tropical flesh in a media-driven frenzy, and hopefully dump enough money on our shores to keep us goin til next year. Aaron J. Michaels from Culinary Convenience told me Chef ... More >>
Buggah D. Govannah (pronounced Governor) has been a fixture in Miami's hip-hop scene for a long time now. Here's an old picture of him with Wyclef. In this segment of Who's Haitian, Buggah gives you some black history, since it's February and all.
Fisher Island is the most expensive zip code and has the highest per capita income of any area in the nation. It is home (or second home) to the likes of Oprah, Florida First Lady Carol Rome, Andre Agassi, and Mel Brooks. Oprah, we hear, is doing just fine during the recession, but that do ... More >>
Herman Rosenblat, a Miami retiree, has for the last decade spread the amazing tale of how he met his wife. He even appeared on Oprah twice, and Ms. Winfrey dubbed it the greatest love story ever told. Rosenblat was a prisoner in the Nazi's infamous Buchenwald concentration camp. A young girl, a Jew ... More >>
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Sweat Records Book Club takes on Palahniuk's latest.
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Moonchine is worth braving Biscayne Boulevard.
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Oprahs team of experts comes to enlighten us
Gain best-seller insight with Culture in the City
Kareem Edouard digs up the connection between hip-hop and its diamond obsession
Icebox is one of the Beachs best restaurants
Musician still has bite
It's Kingsley against Connelly in a heart-wrenching battle
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