One word describes Fane Lozman perfectly: Pugnacious. Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the ex-U.S. Marine pilot's appeal that the City of Riviera Beach violated his first amendment rights when it towed his "floating home" and all his possessions in 2009 from the city's marina as retali ... More >>
We thought we'd have to wait for a Point Break sequel to see someone in an Obama mask pull off a robbery, but the insanity of Florida has pulled through where Hollywood hasn't. Police are on the hunt for a man who held up a Riviera Beach McDonald's this weekend. Unlike the real Obama, this impost ... More >>
A candid conversation with South Florida's rising Tea Party star.
Michael F. McElroy/ZUMAOld hippie lifeguard turned hero for Haiti Jim Goodnow pops open the side of an ambulance, where he's been sleeping for the past two months. "Let's see what's behind door number one!" the ponytailed 70-year-old hollers. Inside, it looks like the Grateful Dead decided to run ... More >>
Opa-locka is unique. There's outlandish Arabian-style architecture. Gunfights take place in the open. And in 2007, city commissioners passed a law prohibiting -- and Riptide is not making this up -- saggy pants. Now a couple of South Florida entrepreneurs have patented a pants design aimed at s ... More >>
In case you missed it, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross made it official this morning: The Fins are indeed waging the biggest celebrity love-fest in South Florida this side of Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami.via Wikimedia CommonsAre you ready for some mustache?The Dolphins have lost 20 percent o ... More >>
Burton Dale is a frequent and insightful commenter and Short Order so I emailed him some questions. Check out this awesome story, the first in a series."What is my experience with organic foods? I worked as a chemist for Space Science Services that used to be in Philips Park in Riviera Beach. We wer ... More >>
Alex Izaguirre Early on in my ongoing tour of duty for New Times, I had the pleasure of telling the story of Fane Lozman, a Miami native who made a small fortune as a Chicago software engineer before coming home in 2003. That year Lozman settled into a nondescript houseboat off the waters of No ... More >>
The feds say a local man smuggled millions of smokes for terrorists. He's not alone.
Tourists can't wait to get next to them — even if they are eating machines.
Miami's Catholic leaders covered for a priest who drugged and sodomized at least a dozen boys.
New York Governor Spitzer Resigns Amidst Controversy – Governor Elliot Spitzer resigned from his position Wednesday. Spitzer may face criminal charges under human trafficking laws for soliciting a prostitute to travel from New York to Washington D.C. with the express purpose of sex. Spitzer said t ... More >>
Dontrelle Willis gets sent off in style, sorta.
The legislature helped taxpayers, but not in the Magic City
Brilliant thug Harrel Braddy has terrorized South Florida since 1984. The death needle awaits.
An eight-year-old's severed arm and a broker's chewed-off leg aren't enough to convince Florida to ban interactive diving
Forget the bunny. Robin Parker has a battery that might save the world.
Need to visit a loved one doing time in one of the many state prisons up near the Georgia line? Who you gonna call? Right. Prison Connection.