People were left scratching their heads wondering why a man worth more than $4.4 billion was asking tax payers for more than $200 million to renovate his football team's stadium. But it appears that Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross isn't a total tightwad. He's now pledged to give away at least half ... More >>
North Miami, please welcome your newest neighbor -- Whole Foods Market. The grocery chain, which features organic foods, prepared goodies, a killer salad bar, and really cheap (but good) wine, opened its newest store today at 9 a.m.
Hundreds of people are expected to show up for the opening day fes ... More >>
It's only happened once, and it wasn't even real -- a recreational pot-smoking session gone terribly wrong.
Blanche was simply playing the piano cartoonishly fast to soothe Ralph's mind. But when Jack showed up unexpectedly, Ralph lost his shit and killed the man. The police arrived shortly therea ... More >>
On National Pancake Day aka February 5, the International House of Pancakes invites you to get your flapjack on with a free stack of IHOP's signature buttermilk pancakes.Unlike other restaurants' freebies, like Burger King's free fry day for example, IHOP is not giving away its namesake food for mar ... More >>
As us locals will boast proudly--this town is quickly becoming a hub of diverse creativity and leaders of innovative thinking, the total package of brains and beauty. Trouble is, our smarts sometimes go unnoticed because let's admit it, we do look good.To help demonstrate the city's wit, TEDxMIA (wh ... More >>
Ky-Mani Marley's first name means "Adventurous Traveler."
He is the son of Bob Marley and Jamaican table tennis champion Anita Belnavis. He was born in Jamaica. But he grew up in Liberty City.
The new label that he's created is Konfrontation Muzik, and his album of the same name is currently being ... More >>
Restaurants have always been part of a community's charitable scene, usually by either hosting fundraisers or donating gift certificates to be used in charity auctions. But we've been seeing a new wave of philanthropy in restaurants that we hope to see much more of. Restaurants have been increasingl ... More >>
Worried you'll have nothing to do this Saturday afternoon after a week's worth of hard work? Swing by the Inaugural Burger, Beer and Balls Bash presented by Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival at the historic Miami Circle, 401 Brickell
Ave., next to The Icon Brickell, from 4 to 10 p.m."Its a g ... More >>
The Heat's LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are about to embark on a "homecoming tour" of charity games with several other NBA stars. Unfortunately for us, "homecoming" does not mean another charity game in Florida. Instead, the four-city tour will include James's and Wade's actual hometowns of Akron ... More >>
Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh haven't played together since the last game of the NBA Finals, and with the lockout in full effect we weren't sure when it would happen again. That's about to change. The trio is expected to announce plan for a charity All-Star game at FIU on Octobe ... More >>
The Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera HouseFor 15 years, Sanford and Dolores Ziff were perhaps Miami's top philanthropic power couple. Their name is prominently enshrined on the Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, but Dolores died ... More >>
Lisa (left) and Kara Trucchio of Brianna Banana Cupcakes.
Courtesy Lisa TrucchioWhen you hear the name Brianna Banana, you may be tempted to follow it with "bo banna." Or maybe that's just our juvenile tendencies.
In any case, that wouldn't be the first comment that Brianna Banana owners Kara ... More >>
On Monday, Riptide exposed that three local charities -- including one providing plastic surgery to children in Third-World countries -- had some very befuddling connections to the local porn industry. The three non-profits -- Child Foundation, American Love & Appreciation Fund, and the Click Chari ... More >>
Renowned philanthropist and fictional character Carlton Banks.Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire weekend rollin' with Flo Rida and DJ Irie, kicking it with Mr. Mariah Carey (AKA Nick Cannon), and shaking your ass for a good cause with renowned philanthropist and fictional character Carlt ... More >>
Stone crab at Joe's.The Miami Heat obliterated the Dallas Mavericks last night, busting Dirk Nowitzki's finger and pretty much ending the series in the first game.
But even more important: A bet between Joe's Stone Crab and the Dallas Chop House. A hundred pounds of fatty disgusting ribeye steak ... More >>