Produced clandestinely at a California cloning facility, Los Angeles hip-hop duo Cloney are not your average MCs. Like their human counterpart, George Clooney, the Cloney twins are devilishly handsome with their salt-and-pepper locks, designer fashions, and unlimited earning potential. They rap anon ... More >>
Teo Castellanos' final words fired out at the audience like a cheer through a bullhorn, and the lights came up. I found myself not only standing and clapping, but also awkwardly fighting back tears I couldn't explain. "Tears of overwhelm," I decided later, was the best way to describe them, as me ... More >>
This morning The Miami Herald ran a very chilling story asking "Is Gov. Rick Scott eyeing White House in 2012?" Amongst the evidence: his infatuation with federal issues, his appearances on Fox News, his apparent rivalry with other possible 2012 candidates, and his repeated attacks on Obama. ... More >>
He's got 99 problems, and a crazy French dude is one.Media outlets from TMZ to Perez Hilton are reporting that Jay-Z is being sued for stiffing a Miami-based charter jet company, Air Platinum Holding, to the tune of $250,000 for not paying his flight bills.Not so fast. The owner of the company, M ... More >>
FacebookThis is what Renyel Pinto thinks of your jewelry bill.For a guy who makes $88,114.75 every two weeks during the baseball season, Marlins reliever Renyel Pinto sure has a lot of trouble paying his bills. Cooper City's aptly-named Major League Jewelers has filed suit against the Venezuelan ... More >>
via Best BuddiesA Kennedy cousin is apparently mulling the idea of entering the family business by making a bid for Florida's Governor's mansion and challenging Florida CFO Alex Sink in the Democratic primary, according to Naked Politics. Anthony Shriver -- son of VP candidate Sergeant Shriv ... More >>
Power Player.In business and politics, it's all about who you know. And connections are connections -- even if the power player in your Rolodex likes the taste of his own feces.Yesterday morning, Riptide experienced a first: In a post-interview chat with a prominent Miami businessman and former city ... More >>
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Whether its actually in tune is negotiable
Okay, so being mayor of any city is pretty much being a professional schmoozer: attend a few balls, galas and fundraisers a week, bequeath a few keys to the city, glut yourself on cubed cheese and champagne, get re-elected, repeat. Riptide's resigned to that- but it sort of rubs us the wrong way wh ... More >>
Make sure you pull over at Whole Foods.
To hell with the economy! South Florida's lawless exotic rental car industry keeps rolling.
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Miami's own DJ Khaled drops a massive debut
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Local artists make art of books, or books of art
Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more
Sting and the art of corporate rock
How a Bensonhurst boy rose to the summit of South Beach's promotion biz
Not so long ago the infamous Latin Kings ruled Miami's gangland streets. Now their missionaries are bringing a new message.
Miami's infamous ex-city manager hired more than 100 staffers entirely at his own discretion. Guess who's paying them.
Jorge Mas Canosa answered a journalistic hatchet jobwith a libel lawsuit. But now everyone is getting cut to the bone.
Only in the Magic City could Mickey Rourke's boxing togs open a whole can of worms