Pope John Paul II

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Pope John Paul's Blood in Miami Tonight: Vampires, Take Note

    The Catholic Church has announced that a vial of blood from the deceased Pope John Paul II will tour South Florida beginning tonight. A viewing is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Saint Catherine of Siena Church, 9200 SW 107th Ave. Catholics will be able to touch a prayer card to the vial so they can have ... More >>

  • News

    May 16, 2013
  • News

    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Travel Agency Destroyed, Owner Suspects It Was Firebombed For Booking Trips to Cuba

    A Coral Gables travel agency exploded into flames early this morning. Police dogs detected accelerant inside the burnt out building, according to Channel 10 News. And the agency's owner says she suspects it was firebombed in retaliation for booking flights to Cuba."It's not that it's burned. It's pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Fidel Castro Has Found Jesus, Will Ask Pope For Forgiveness, Daughter Says

    ​Decades after his education by Havana Jesuits, is Fidel Castro starting to feel kinda bad about the whole renouncing religion and being a hated dictator stuff? According to his Miami-based daughter Alina, the Marxist in fact has "come closer to religion" as he edges stubbornly toward death. Vatic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Pope Benedict May Visit Cuba Next Year

    ​Few pastoral visits caused as much controversy as Pope John Paul II's 1998 visit to Cuba. Catholic exiles worried that the Pope's visit to the island would further legitimize Fidel Castro's dictatorship, and images of the two shaking hands was not a welcome site for many in Miami.Now, the Vatican ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Osama Bin Laden "Removed" by Pope John Paul II, says Peruvian President Alan Garcia

    wikimedia commonsDo you believe in miracles? Alan Garcia does, just not the nice, feel-good kind.​Pope John Paul II may have died six years ago, but the recently beatified Pole still packs quite a holy punch. At least, so believes Peruvian president Alan Garcia, who credited JPII for "removing" Os ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Rick Scott Owns the World's Ugliest Custom Cowboy Boots

    via The Buzz These boots were made for gawking. ​This isn't Texas, and no one really expects our governor to tramp around in cowboy boots. Maybe wearing the "official" Florida shoe, the flip-flop, would be appropriate, but cowboy boots? Well, it turns out Rick Scott has a thing for boots th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 10, 2011
  • Film

    January 27, 2011
  • Calendar

    January 20, 2011
  • News

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Five Dead in Murder-Suicide in Hialeah Restaurant

    A man shot six women -- killing four -- at a Hialeah restaurant on June 6, before leaving the scene and eventually killing himself on one of the most gruesome killing sprees in the history of the city. According to WSVN,the shootings started after a argument between a man and his girlfriend in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    A St. Patrick's Day Playlist For You

    Stiff Little Fingers gave us some of the best Irish punk rockSt. Patrick's Day is today. So before we hit the pub to celebrate, we thought we'd put together a mix for you of some tracks our favorite Irish and Irish-American bands. Enjoy them -- preferably with a pint of Guinness. The streaming playl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Former Miami Judge Ain't No Writer

    As a lawyer, Barbara Levenson leaped head first into some controversial free speech battles. In 1987, when she was chairwoman of the American Civil Liberties Union's legal panel, she protested the placing of a 100-foot-tall cross at Tamiami Park during Pope John Paul II's visit to Miami. Two years ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 20, 2008

    No Love for Fidel

    A show in Wynwood by two artists still on the island takes the dictator for a ride.

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2008

    Last Night: BB King at the BankAtlantic Center

    B.B. King and Joe Bonamassa at the BankAtlantic Center Saturday, May 3, 2008 Better Than: When you ask your baby for water and she brings you gasoline. At 82, the good news is that B.B. King can still play and sing with aplomb. The bad news is that he’d rather talk. At least that’s what hap ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    New Times Turns 20

    Check out the weirdness from our wacky two decades.

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Haven and Hell

    As Chávez grabs more power, three Venezuelans who fled death threats find their struggles don't end with asylum.

  • News

    October 18, 2007

    Another No-Confidence Vote for Timoney

    Even little old ladies dont trust him

  • Home Entertainment

    October 12, 2006

    The Delightful Dud

    DVD releases for the week of October 10, 2006

  • News

    June 2, 2005

    Extra Innings

    The game of baseball isn't played against the clock, which is a good thing because Jack McKeon has lots of stories to tell

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    The Bitch

    Shrinking Eyelets

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2003
  • Diversions

    May 16, 2002


    Pillow Talk

    Beach House Bal Harbour

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Heretics in the House

    They came to Miami. They gathered publicly. They showed no fear. And they trashed the Cuba embargo.

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    The Battle of the Barry Bulge

    As the university grows and grows, it has hit some of its neighbors

  • News

    May 10, 2001

    Sail Away and Stay and Stay

    Ramon Saul Sanchez's Democracy Movement unveils a new twist on the venerable sit-in protest: The float-in

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Nightmare on Ocean Drive

    Welcome to the world of Anastasia Monster of Art, where low art and the high life meet in an orgy of self-glorified kitsch

  • News

    March 30, 2000


    A Modest Proposal for Elian Gonzalez

  • News

    February 17, 2000


    Leave the Driving to CANF

  • News

    December 9, 1999

    Polka Mania!

    From his modest headquarters in Little Haiti, polka legend Li'l Wally Jagiello spreads happiness the world over

  • Calendar

    April 29, 1999

    Night & Day

    April 29 - May 5, 1999

  • Calendar

    March 18, 1999

    Night & Day

    March 18 - 24, 1999

  • News

    October 22, 1998

    Miami Voice

    A new report confirms that Radio Mart' has become a mecca of shoddy reporting

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    The Man Who Wrote Too Much

    In a world of jejune and glossy piffle, publisher Franco Pizzorni's screeds distinguished Fashion Spectrum

  • News

    June 4, 1998

    Radio Free Miami

    Welcome to the new Radio Marti, dragged into the swirl of local exile politics, more quarrelsome than ever, and growing increasingly irrelevant

  • News

    April 30, 1998

    Miami's Man in Havana

    Unrepentant leftist, friend to Castro, and loyal Cuban, Max Lesnik continues to defy the ideological mandates of el exilio

  • Calendar

    March 26, 1998

    Night & Day

    March 26-April 1, 1998

  • News

    March 12, 1998

    La Vida Dura

    Her husband is in exile. Her daughter is handicapped. Her country is in ruin. And the pope? He barely registered. Welcome to Sonia Gonzalez's life.

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    Who the El

    A handy guide to who's who in the name game

  • Culture

    January 8, 1998
  • News

    July 24, 1997

    Diplomatic Impunity

    Wouldn't you love to rub shoulders with a man who has been knighted by the Queen of England, honored by the Pope, and appointed our local Liberian ambassador? Of course you would!

  • Calendar

    October 3, 1996
  • News

    March 14, 1996

    United They Stand

    Labor organizer Monica Russo helps Dade's nursing home workers form a more perfect union

  • News

    January 5, 1994

    The Great Largo Gumbo Limbo Imbroglio

    When 350 trees fall in a protected North Key forest, they make a very loud noise

  • Film

    June 3, 1992