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  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Radio Host Philippe Bourciquot Arrested for Haitian-Targeted Ponzi Scheme

    Philippe Bourciquot wasn't keeping his Ponzi scheme quiet. He was broadcasting it all across the South Florida airwaves. Bourciquot specifically targeted Haitian-Americans who were new to the country and unfamiliar with the financial infrastructure. Though a local radio show and through his church ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Leaked: Possible Names and Logo for Beckham's Miami Team

    When David Beckham confirmed that he'd be bringing a Major League Soccer team back to Miami last week he unfortunately didn't give us any new details. You know, things like a team name, colors, or shield design. Well, now the Palm Beach Post has obtained a couple of possible team names. The most d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Naked South Florida Man Bites Random Passerby's Face, Shot Dead by Police

    It happened again. Rekindling a classic South Florida tale, another rampaging naked man with superhuman strength and a taste for flesh emerged last night. The man, who hasn't been identified yet, attacked and seriously injured a retired police officer, severely bit into an 18-year-old man's face, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Miami Northwestern's Game Against Glades Central Canceled Due to "Gang Violence"

    Tonight's meeting between two of South Florida's most storied high school football teams has been canceled. The reason: apparently, gang violence.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Florida Citrus Grower That Killed Millions of Bees With Pesticide Gets $1,500 Fine

    Flaunt state law by illegally spraying pesticide that destroys millions of bees, threatens a local ecosystem and costs local beekeepers a quarter of a million bucks? Better think twice! If Florida regulators catch you in the act, you'll have to cough up, uh, about $1,500. That laughable penalty has ... More >>

  • News

    May 16, 2013
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    April 18, 2013

    Dolphins' New Uniforms Include White Face Masks

    We've known for awhile what the new Dolphins logo has looked like, but the team has been much better at keeping the details of the uniform redesign under wraps. Today, the team released a sneak peek of the new helmet on Twitter. Judging from the image, we think this could be a lot more drastic than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Here's a Man With a Giant Dolphins Tattoo on His Head

    You may think you are a hardcore Miami Dolphins fan, but do you have the team's logo tattooed across the back of your head? No. No you probably do not. Unless you are Emmett Dove, who shared his mark of the aquatic beast on Twitter today.

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Study: South Florida Isn't Actually a Good Place to Retire

    Despite its reputation as America's premier retirement destination, a new study shows that South Florida actually isn't the smartest place for the elderly to retire. The Milken Institute's "Best Cities for Successful Aging" rankings put the South Florida tri-county area at 37th out of America's 100 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Dolphins' New Logo Could Include a Helmet-less Dolphin

    Don't expect anything nearly as drastic as the makeover the Marlins just received, but the Miami Dolphins are moving ahead with plans for a slight revamp of their logo and uniform for the the 2013 season. According to reports, all the major traditional elements of the logo will remain in place, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Forty-Five Live Cats, Two Dead Cats, and Mounds of Garbage Found in Florida Woman's Townhouse

    The scene inside a Greenacres townhouse might have been too extreme even for reality-TV exploitation shows such as Hoarders. After the home's owner was taken to the hospital for health problems, authorities found 45 live cats, two dead cats, and mounds of garbage inside. Officials say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Rick Scott May Soon Sign Law Making It Legal To Dye Rabbits

    Think about all those times you were set to dye your pet rabbits pink and blue because it would be hilarious and great, only to look up the Florida state statutes and realize, "No! Dyeing bunnies is illegal in Florida, dammit!" Those dark days, thank God, may soon be over.The Florida House advanced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Miami Herald Has Less News Aggregation Ethics Than Huffington Post Miami

    ​There's a media fight brewing in Miami between the old paper giant and the new local iteration of a quickly growing Internet media monster. Random Pixels blogger Bill Cooke, ever the keen-eyed instigator, noticed that the recently launched Huffington Post Miami was cribbing quite liberally from M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Dwyane Wade to Dance in New Cameron Diaz and J.Lo Movie

    Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has filmed a dancing cameo in an upcoming ensemble comedy based on What To Expect When You're Expecting. Yes, an NBA star is dancing in a Love Actually-style ensemble movie based on a popular non-fiction pregnancy guide because Hollywood is horrible and out of ideas.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Eddie Dominguez Goes For the Cash! Good-bye Journalism! Hello City National Bank!

    ​The executive editor of the Daily Business Review, Eddie Dominguez, is jumping ship.He sent out this email yesterday:"After a decade as executive editor of the Daily Business Review, I've decided to leave the DBR and journalism and take a short stroll up Brickell Avenue to City National Bank wher ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Florida's Dwarf Tossing Law Could Be Repealed to Ease Dwarf Unemployment

    ​Rep. Ritch Workman, R-Melbourne, is tired of Florida's Big Brother government standing in the way of people getting jobs. Jobs that include being tossed around by drunk dudes specifically, so he's on a mission to repeal the state's two-decade-old ban on dwarf tossing. 

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2011

    Logan Morrison And His Twitter Demoted As LoMo Rips Marlins For Move

    ​The Florida Marlins would have you believe they abruptly demoted fan favorite Logan Morrison after last night's loss to the Giants because his batting average has dipped below .250 -- an excuse so blatantly untrue that Jeffrey Loria must have been cackling in his Hamptons mansion as he helped gho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Oh Sh*t! Florida's Five Most Notorious Poopcrimes

    ​Yesterday, jollily bearded fellow Edmund Barksdale set the AP's Poop Alert Newswire (TM) ablaze with his bizarre tale of getting Tasered while taking a dump in a Destin park. Yet he's far from the first fecal-matter felon to snag Florida headlines.If George Orwell put thoughtcrime on the map, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Firework Sales Slump in Florida Thanks to Drought

    ​Well, Katy Perry, for your information Florida does feel like a paper bag. A dry, worn out paper bag that could catch fire at any moment and cause millions of acres of forest to go up in smoke thanks to the drought.According to The Palm Beach Post, while firework sales are up in pretty much every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Corpse In Poisonous Pesticide Truck on I-95 Opens Bizarre Homicide Case

    photo by Massimilliano Mariani via wikimedia commons​A truly strange murder case sprouted along I-95 yesterday when rescuers -- who had just saved a man and a boy suffering from chemical fume exposure in a pesticide truck -- found a corpse in a bag stuffed between containers of hazardous chemicals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Reports: QB Jacoby Brissett to Choose Gators Over 'Canes

    ​Al Golden was hoping for one more coveted player to really make his inaugural recruiting class shine, but it appears that four star quarterback Jacoby Brissett of Palm Beach Gardens' Dwyer High will announce his intentions to play for the Gators instead this year. Brissett was one of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Dolphins Media Members Cat Fight!

    ​Apparently, the local beat writers that cover the Miami Dolphins at the Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald have been sniping at each other the last couple of days. It's mainly been done on twitter, because you can really zing a guy in 140 characters or less.You want to know what's going on with your M ... More >>

  • News

    November 4, 2010
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    November 2, 2010

    NFL Is Too Soft For the Rest Of the World

    ​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 addresses the NFL's crackdown on helmet-to-helmet hits.The No Fun League needs to stop fining defensive players for helme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Adoptions of Black Cats Halted in Palm Beach Until After Halloween

    ​Palm Beach County is apparently full of sadistic weirdos and people who love exuberant parties, so it only makes sense that three animal shelters in the county have banned adoption of black cats until after Halloween. The shelters fear that the cats may be harmed due to All Hallow's Eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Well, Here's a Picture of Marlins Player Logan Morrison in a Baywatch Swimsuit

    ​The debate continues on about whether or not fans in Florida actually care about professional baseball. Not even DJ Kitty and the chance to clinch a play off birth can get more than a pathetic handful of fans out to see the Tampa Bay Rays. Florida Marlins attendance is also notoriously low. Does ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Marijuana Report: Florida Hunts Head Shops

    ​While the rest of the country -- or at least California, Colorado, and a few others -- virtually legalizes pot, Florida is going retro.Bills making their way through the Florida House and Senate would impose a 25 percent tax on pipes with carburetors. Worse, it argues that these pipes co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Marijuana Report: Florida Legislature Hunts Head Shops

    ​While the rest of the country -- or at least California, Colorado and a few others -- virtually legalize pot, Florida is going retro.Bills making their way through the Florida House and Senate would impose a 25 percent tax on pipes with carburetors. Worse, it argues that these pipes couldn't be s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Charlie Crist Urges You to Call "Hot, Horny Girls" Who "Love Nasty Talk as Much as You Do"

    ​Florida KidCare provides health insurance to children, but if you ask Charlie Crist for the phone number, he might send you to a sex line.The Palm Beach Post called the Gov and got a pre-recorded message in which Crist rattles off a bunch of numbers for state services. But the number he gives for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Dick Armey Sending Army of Dicks After Bill Nelson over Health Care

    ​Dick Armey, the former Republican House majorty leader who's not currently making an ass out of himself on Dancing with the Stars, was in Palm Beach Gardens today speaking to teabaggers, um, Tea Party activists. According to the Palm Beach Post, Armey told the crowd of conservative acti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Horse Killed in Miami Gardens - Does Black Market Horse Meat Cure AIDS?

    via wikimedia commonsThis horse is so sad it went and got an emo haircut.​ Another horse killed and stripped of meat in similar manner to the 20 or so others so far this year was found murdered Wednesday morning in the ranch where it lived in Miami Gardens. Its throat was slit and two legs were re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Archive Diver: John Stoll's Fantasma Productions "Bands Showcase" with Miss Conduct, Easy Access, Fortress and More, 1988

    via Miami New Times Archives week of August 17 - 23, 1988​ Fantasma Productions was one of the top independent promotion and performance companies in the United States. It was founded and run by John Stoll. He owned the Carefree Center in Broward which housed Comedy Corner, where Larry The Cable G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Crist Asks For Senate Application from Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Two Others

    Lincoln Diaz-Balart​The Palm Beach Post is reporting that Governor Charlie Crist has sent out a document entitled "Questionnaire for Senate Appointment," to three men [link to pdf]. The first two names have been mentioned widely before: former Secretary of State Jim Smith, and former US Attorney B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Two Divers Die During Lobster Mini-Season

    photo via Miamism's Flickr​Every year divers start off lobster mini-season with the same thought in their head, "Let's have some fun. Their meat is sick. I wanna take a dive with my tickle stick." Unfortunately things always seem to take a turn for the deadly. Two divers have turned up d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Attorney General McCollum Works About 22 Hours a Week

    The Palm Beach Post decided to check the time sheets of Governor candidates and current cabinet members Republican Bill McCollum and Democrat Alex Sink. Turns out, in the past two months neither has been working that hard. McCollum averages about 22 hours of work a week as attorney ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    House Majority Leader Adam Hasner Leaves Chamber During Muslim Prayer

    HasnerHere's is my personal take on officially lead prayer in public areas like legislative chambers, schools, and other government functions: If I had it my way, it wouldn't happen. Now, a bit of personal prayer is fine. Back in my school days I prayed to Jesus before many a test, and I'm not ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 9, 2009
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    March 26, 2009

    State Legislators Could Block Stimulus Money Meant for the Unemployed

    Charlie Crist may be his party's most gung-ho supporter of Obama's stimulus plan, but not all Republicans in Tallahassee are quite as excited. Congressional leaders may reject a plan to widen unemployment benefits, because they fear it could increase taxes on businesses, and cost the State more in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Michael Jordan Buys A Humble Three Bedroom in Kendall

    After OJ Simpson had to switch his residency to a prison pen, Kendall has been missing a sports star resident to call its own. Well, trading OJ Simpson for Michael Jordan would be a major coup. As first reported by The Palm Beach Post, it seems Michael Jordan and his 30 year-old Cuban-American beau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Rod Smith Might Be Considering Losing Another Primary Election

    When it comes to the 2010 Senate election, just about anybody who's nobody is getting in. Rod Smith, a former state Senator of the conservative Democrat variety, made a decent run in the 2006 Gubanotorial primary, but ended up losing to Jim Davis. Along the way though he picked up some key newspaper ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Dailies Outsourcing the News to FIU Students

    Three months after The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel and The Palm Beach Post decided to hop into bed in a story sharing menage-a-trois, they've decided they've liked it so much they're gonna put a ring on it. And then this unholy union is going to gay adopt FIU journalism students, so they can basi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008

    Does The Local Media Suck Because of Fark?

    Here's your dumb media theory of the day. Fark is the center of the "weird news" universe. The editors churn through over 2,500 submissions a day to find the strangest news stories, and then label them with tags like "unlikely," "fail," "amusing," and "Florida." Yes, Florida is the only state with i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008
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    August 29, 2008

    South Florida's Biggest Papers to Share Stories

    The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel, The Palm Beach Post

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2008

    Week's Top Food-Related Headlines

    DINING | What McCain and Obama's favorite restaurants say about the candidates Chicago Sun Times "We believe that a candidate's taste in food is a more reliable indicator of character than the carefully strained statements issued in this atmosphere of gotcha and gotcha back." KFC's "Vegetarian San ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008

    Burger King Pitches Penny To Tomato Pickers

    You say tomato, I say "Show me the Money" From The Economist: "After one embarrassment on top of another".... [ed note: like being caught SPYING on Florida Student/Farmworker activists in Fort Lauderdale] "Burger King backed down last month and reached a ground-breaking agreement with the Coaliti ... More >>

  • News

    March 14, 2002

    You Can't Handle the Truth!

    Law enforcement's attempts to muzzle the media help no one

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Vanity Fire

    A group of hot firewomen raised big bucks posing for a sexy calendar. The intended charity got only a pittance.

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Kulchur

    Dueling at the millennium

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    May 25, 1995
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