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 >>
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 >>
via Village of Biscayne ParkTwenty years ago, Michael Arciola was at the center of a firestorm in Lauderhill. The city's mayor accused the then-41-year-old finance director of sexually harassing a clerk, a problem for which he'd apparently been reprimanded twice before.That fight is ancient histo ... 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 >>
Corrections chief Tim Ryan can't seem to stop offending black guards.
Note to Tim Ryan: Maybe just stay home next February. Ryan, Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation chief since 2006, hasn't exactly built a mountain of goodwill with his majority black workforce during his three years in charge of one of the nation's largest prison systems, with a $315 million b ... 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
We ask questions and a historic land battle is won
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
The galaxy, or at least the hotel, makes room for fans of television's cult hits at Vulkon
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
Manju Mehta transforms a formerly male domain
South Florida is at the heart of the Internet gambling boom -- and of the war to stop it
Gwendolyn Ramsey's run-in with police culminated in an emergency lobotomy. So where is she now? Behind bars.
It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.
Miami City Manager Cesar Odio and persistent gadfly Manuel Gonzalez-Goenaga ought to settle their differences like men
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?