There was once a time in Miami, long before this epoch of patas sucias, EDM, and LeBron James, when vagrants and vagabonds pervaded the city, and good, God-fearing folks feared proud sluts roaming the streets. Or at least that's how it appears according to the 1917 Miami city code, which Riptide dis ... More >>
Nobody makes the Miami Heat bleed their own blood. Once again the Heat followed one of those rare annoying things people call "a loss" with an epic ass-stomping performance, this time a 114-96 game three win over Indiana. Miami's shooting was locked in all night, led by Udonis Haslem who finished 8- ... More >>
Last week, T. D. Allman sent Florida the worst birthday card ever. The author's widely shared column in the New York Times trashed Ponce de León and bemoaned celebrations of his "purported discovery" of the peninsula in 1513 as a "fiesta of illusion." OK, so Ponce was a racist, imperialist dunderhe ... More >>
Riptide used to get a sick kick out of driving over the Julia Tuttle Causeway and informing our visiting friends we were now directly above America's most infamous sex offender colony. Of course, that's no longer there, so instead we'll just take the MacArthur Causeway to the Beach and casually quip ... More >>
LeBron James overcame not having Dwyane Wade by his side, as well as a badly rolled ankle, and dropped 33 points in the Heat's 118-83 jack up of the Indiana Pacers last night.LBJ also added 13 assists and was two rebounds shy of recording a triple-double on the night. Chris Bosh added 22 points w ... More >>
Discover Miamis foundation of blood, guns, and drugs.
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Sneak around the Grove with Dr. Paul George.
Drift over to Stiltsville for a slice of Miami history.
See the locations that put the Magic City on the map.
Splitting rails is cool ...for a day
Paul George as Alex Trebek for the South Florida History Challenge!
Fervent days, absurd dramatics
All the rockin' history of Miami you'll ever need to know
The Mystery, Murder, and Mayhem Bus Tour
Little Havana Bike Tour
The Miami cemetery is like the city's diary. And after years of abuse, this book is getting a new cover.
John Henry, This Is War!
The corner of North Miami Avenue and Fourteenth Street may not look like much today, but it encompasses the history of Miami. It also has a bright future.
Stiltsville's owners are hoping historical designation can save them from demolition
The sexton's post at the Miami City Cemetery is a burial ground for troublesome municipal employees. But Clyde Cates wasn't about to just roll over and die.
The housewife who saved FDR's life, the ghosts that roam Vizcaya, the sea serpent of Biscayne Bay, and other Miami legends, yarns, and flat-out lies