The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded a really good weekend's worth of cocaine at the Port of Miami today. The 1,250 pounds of coke carried an estimated wholesale value of $19 million. No telling how much it would go for once it was cut up and hit the streets.
In the shadows of a cocaine skyline, in the bitter freeze of winter, with fewer than a legion of supporters, and a raging douchenozzle hellbent on destruction ... The seven samurai of Fishbone gathered by the river, armed for battle, and unleashed a sonic boom of future funk on the Tobacco Road pa ... More >>
No one wrote "Kurt Smells Like Teen Spirit" on the wall. Still, the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts reeked, ever-so-slightly and not-so-literally, of sweaty punk armpits, greasy faded flannel, and the sweet stink of grunge. Last night, KURT, "a multi-discipline exhibit ... More >>
Between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean on that long, narrow strip of South American land named Chile, there are hundreds of excellent fiestas going down. And nine men collectively known as Chico Trujillo claim to be providing "the soundtrack to every Chilean party from Santiago to Valparaiso." In ... More >>
Flickr CCJeff McInnis grew up among a family of farmers. As the chef and partner at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, he strongly advocates a farm-to-table ethic."People should know where the food they are eating is coming from," he says. "It's the responsibility of all chefs to know as well, and t ... More >>
Lesley ElliottIn celebration of National Oyster Day, we present the second installation of our oyster tutorial with Executive Chef of Blue Door Fish and oyster savant extraordinaire, Sean Bernal. Yesterday, he opened up the kitchen and gave us a lesson in everything mollusk related, and today we ... More >>
Want to enjoy the delicious aroma of bacon anytime, anywhere? Denny's has partnered with Pacific Ocean-Rhino Kinetics, a leading Silicon Valley company, to create a new app that allows customers to "get their bacon fix direct from their phone," as John Dillon, Denny's VP of Marketing and Developm ... More >>
via DEAA 100-foot narco-sub packed with coke, anyone?Amidst all the fireworks, Budweiser and drunken yells of "America, fuck yeah!" this weekend, our Independence Day festivities turned out to be a busy couple days for the drug that built Miami.Not only did Colombian cops seize a full-size, gold ... More >>
Not that dead.Could it really have been only January that Riptide, having gathered information from high-level sources within the Versailles Cafée waitstaff, declared Fidel Castro was "Totally Dying This Time, for Reals"? Now it seems El Supremo is less dead than ever. Recent pictures show ... More >>
As we reported in February after a visit to Guantánamo Bay, President Obama faces some pretty damn thorny decisions as he tries to close the notorious prison camp in southeastern Cuba, none tougher than what the heck to do with all the prisoners. via Wikimedia Commons.Soon coming to a backyard near ... More >>
It can be a devil to drive.
She's packing up and taking her campfire groove to Tinseltown.
Seaquarium stonewalls about the health and well-being of Lolita the orca
Yo-Yo Ma talks about how his Silk Road project changed his music
From the issue of September 6, 2001
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For 66 days Bill and Simonne Butler drifted together on a tiny raft in the Pacific. After they were finally rescued and came back to Miami, they drifted apart.