Efraim Diveroli, the young Miami Beach gun runner who stirred national outrage two years ago with a fraudulent a $300 million Pentagon ammunition deal, listened with downcast eyes yesterday as a federal judge read aloud his sentence: four years in prison, a $250,000 fine and $149,000 in restituti ... More >>
It's not a good year for veterans of Miami local news who've gone national. There was of course Rick Sanchez's total breakdown, and Katie Couric's continued ratings troubles at the CBS Evening News. Now it seems that Miami-native and CBS 4 alum Maggie Rodriguez has been fired from her gig as a co ... More >>
Everyone has a Twitter these days, so it's hard to keep up. Luckily for you Riptide has decided to start chronicling the best Miami-related Tweets each week. Of course, we're not even up on all of Twitter. So if you think there's a local VIP whose account we need to keep an eye on or just a reall ... More >>
Today Florida went to the polls for the 2010 primary election. While tonight's big theme involved controversial, self-funded billionaire outsiders taking on establishment career politicians in both the Republican primary for Governor and Democratic primary for Senate, there's still lots of ballot ... More >>
Suddenly surging Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott has so, so much money we really can't expect him to know what he's done with it all. Though, surprisingly for a guy who's built a sizable portion of his platform around bringing Arizona's controversial immigration laws, that some see as ... More >>
Earlier today CBS's Early Show announced that they've score the first, sit-down interview with Father Alberto Cutié. Maggie Rodriguez, a Miami native and former CBS4 anchor, is set to do the interview, however she's admitted that Cutié is "a family friend whom I've known for many, many years."&nbs ... More >>
Poor Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal can not catch a break. Everyone from freebase-Twitter addict Rick Sanchez to semi-Conservative Columnist David Brooks is criticizing his speech on Tuesday night, in which he tried to channel Ronald Reagan, but ended up coming off more like Kenneth the Page. Now M ... More >>
The local alt-rock trio Corner 3 may have only formed in 2007, but the band is based on a longtime friendship, begun when the trio's members were students at Columbus High in the Eighties. Frontman/guitarist/keyboardist John Lopez and bassist/vocalist Rick Sanchez began their music collaboration whi ... More >>
Diaz says the cabinet rumors are just rumors. [Naked Politics] Unfortunately this isn't the first time we've heard something like this, but a 19-year-old in Broward committed suicide using drugs on webcam. [Local10] Condo sales in downtown might be rebounding, but not for long. [Herald] Gas prices c ... More >>
Shark killers, whimpering liberals, and demanding drag queens
How do we loathe Jilda Unruh? Let us count the ways.
From the issue of December 28, 2000
A Modest Proposal for Elian Gonzalez
Letters from the issue of February 17, 2000
The Marlins Had a Party and You Weren't Invited
April 23- 29, 1998
Rad Berky got armed and dangerous. Carmel Cafiero got Joe Gersten. Ike Seamans got a heart attack. And we watched it all.
In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law
WIOD's Phil Hendrie hears voices in his head. They tell him what to do. They tell him what to say. And right now they're telling him to make you laugh.
Locally produced TV shows deserve to be honored for their intelligence, their wit, their impeccably bad taste. Don't touch that remote control!
Charity begins at Homestead