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 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 >>
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 >>