At El Atlacatl, a decades-old restaurant in Little Havana, you have a better chance of being served by owner Napoleon Moreno's brown-eyed daughters than a waitress. Karla, 28 years old, and Flor, 25, have infectious smiles, hourglass figures, and long brown hair that fades to auburn around their nar ... More >>
Some visitors might prepare for a trip to Miami by brushing up on their high school Spanish. Which is silly because most of the people they'll actually run into here speak English. Sure, the English here may be peppered with Spanglish phrases and local sayings, and is often delivered in the distinct ... More >>
Inside the jam-packed arena, thousands held their breath and waited to learn the identity of the shadowy "Investor." In Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's twisting narrative, the mysterious character had been wreaking havoc for weeks with his nefarious behind-the-scenes plots. And now, millions watchi ... More >>
The Miami Springs Golf and Country Club is the oldest municipal course in South Florida. Wedged into a triangle of land just north of Miami International Airport, it dates back to the 1920s and once hosted legendary golf pros such as Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen for the Miami Open. But in the 15 year ... More >>
When it comes to fast food, pink slime nuggets and American cheese are more likely candidates than Serrano ham and Manchego. But for the exponentially expanding fast casual 100 Montaditos chain -- high-quality products and local job creation are top of mind. The Spanish chain, which made its way t ... More >>
Rayner Washington was born with the inability to straighten his pinky -- a minor condition that never caused him much trouble. At least until Washington started working at South Florida-based Saveology, a deal-of-the-day website launched last June. In a complaint filed with the Equal Employment Oppo ... More >>
What happens when a multibillion-dollar company wages legal war against a teenage girl? Her diaries, adorned with Mickey Mouse and Bob Marley, get subpoenaed. And her psychiatric information gets entered -- unredacted -- into the public record. On Monday, we reported on the evolving craziness t ... More >>
When Simon Cowell's new show, The X Factor, aired last week, Charlese Uribe already knew what would happen. Earlier this summer, she and her then-15-year-old daughter Melody Haughn had driven to Miami from their home in Pembroke Pines only to get cut after a week of brutal tryouts.But when U ... More >>
Exclusive! First published photo of reclusive blogger Rick!So I was waiting when good ole Rick from South Florida Daily Blog would chime in with his sanctimonious self-righteous blather about our Luther Campbell campaign coverage. Today he finally came through. As someone who lives in Pembroke Pi ... More >>
Tim Hetherington earned an Oscar nomination last year for Restrepo, his harrowing, front-line documentary about an Army platoon mired in a deadly Afghanistan valley. The picture is named for medic Juan "Doc" Restrepo, a Pembroke Pines native whose death during a firefight inspires the rest of the ... More >>
Queens aren't chosen, they're born. It's a good sign that kids today are a bit more progressive when enough students at Flanagan High in Pembroke Pines voted to place Omar Bonilla, an openly gay student who wanted to attend prom as his drag persona "Allison," third in the results for prom queen ( ... More >>
Just before midnight, the Pollo Tropical is empty, except for a couple of teenagers pointing toward the window and smirking. They've spotted a peculiar-looking 38-year-old who's crouching behind a bush outside in the darkness. He's clad in a Sesame Street T-shirt and a gold chain necklace, and his o ... More >>
A couple weeks ago, we brought you the story of Dahlia Canes and her fight to overturn Miami-Dade's county-wide ban on pit bulls.Canes rescues a pit bull.New Times spoke to Miami pit bull owners about life under the ban, like "Jose," a 25-year-old Mercedes-Benz employee who hides his dog in his room ... More >>
Sprint Sprint is the "Official Sponsor of Now" Open Table pioneered reservation-making in the Big Apple, and has taken the world byte by juicy byte ever since. Miami's catching on. Some faves have yet to jump on the Internet reservation bandwagon, but many have recently conve ... More >>
In "The Curse", our feature article which hits streets tomorrow, New Times tells the tragic story of Carol City High's Class of 2006, which has lost six of its members to arbitrary street deaths, including five to gunfire. These were "good" kids- none of them involved in gangs or the drug trade- and ... More >>
He's behind bars for life.
StreetRunner's got beats for every day of the week.
A daughter treated well. A 14-year-old orphan beaten and rented to neighbors. This ain't Disney.
With radio-ready melodies, hip-hop beats, and an endorsement from Pitbull, DMG is ready, willing, and eager for stardom
They're waging a war on organized religion, they bring in millions of dollars, and defectors say they're a cult
Miami rockers are forming a new, virtual neighborhood on MySpace
MTV's cattle call, Miami's bigotry, free weekly's big dis
The battle continues
Old Miami spooks discuss former times and pending threats
The unraveling of the Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
They're calling the Asian snakehead "the Frankenfish"
Is the only good fish a dead fish?
Photos from Cuba, radio to Cuba
For more than 100 years, Ebenezer United Methodist Church has survived as a spiritual beacon and social landmark
Guess who's coming to vote? Guess again.
Letters from the issue of June 15, 2000
Letters from the issue of April 6, 2000
Kingston duo: Black Rat and Max Wayne
Turn to 88.3 on your FM dial, where a pirate radio station is flying the Jolly Roger on Miami's broadcast seas and making plenty of waves
Two years old and already he's undergone surgery twice for a bum knee. Spunky still limps, but who's going to pay?