If Charlie Crist wants to rid himself of the reputation that he's a political chameleon, willing to do anything for personal advantage regardless of who it betrays or damages -- a new documentary released over the weekend won't help his cause. In the Netflix documentary, Mitt, which daubs the falle ... More >>
We survived the New York invasion that is Art Basel, but make no mistake: New Yorkers are still very much among us and will be for the rest of the season. While both cities may be noted for their diverse makeup, rudeness, and cosmopolitan flair, we still can't help but view New Yorkers as something ... More >>
North Beach, you're it, baby. Lord knows I've wandered, slumming the Pubbelly restaurants of South Beach, trolling the art galleries of Wynwood, diving the waters of Key Biscayne. But listen, North Beach, I always come back to you. You're what I want. You're what I need. You're it. North Beach: th ... More >>
Bloomberg Businessweek recently decided to count down the top 50 best cities in America, and Miami doesn't even make their list.They even based their rankings on attributes like leisure activities (including bars, restaurants, and sports teams), and clean air. So, you'd think we'd at least make it o ... More >>
Mitt Romney is the man to beat in Florida as the 2012 Republican primary horse race heats up. Romney holds a ten-point advantage over second place finishers Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin. Romney also benefits from incredibly low support for similar candidates like John Hunstman and Tim Paw ... 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 >>
Marc Sarnoff, the Miami Heat's handy rubber-stamper.Last week, the Miami City Commission voted unanimously to expand a controversial "no-panhandling zone" surrounding the American Airlines Arena and the Adrienne Arsht Center. "This isn't a homeless issue," Commissioner Marc Sarnoff told Rip ... More >>
Let's not be cynical. We don't know who is going to win the Florida senate race (so please go out and vote), but polls indicate Marco Rubio is the favorite. If he does emerge victorious tonight, then it's only a matter of time until some speculation that he may run for President in 2012 at least ... More >>
If a man is dating Modern Family star and Colombian bombshell Sofia Vergara, what more could he possibly want out of life? Well, according to Page Six, the man who is currently dating Vergara, Nicholas Loeb, one day wants to be Governor of Florida. As the gossip column is quick to point out, that ... More >>
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
Democratic U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek's last campaign report had some surprising names in it. Yeah, he snagged some usual suspects as donors: Swampthing James Carville, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee Terry McAuliffe, and, um, Don King.But he also scored a constituency that woul ... More >>
Word that this endorsement might be coming has been in the pipeline for weeks, but now it's official: Former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate and current Fox News host Mike Huckabee has endorsed Marco Rubio in the Republican primary for Senate. Huckabee's endorsement is as much a c ... More >>
Hillary is a close second.
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All aboard the Eighties way-back machine for Mike Nichols's good time Charlie.
Michael Moore's pill goes down easy, but his diagnosis of U.S. health care still devastates
An MTV takeover results in better bands, random absurdity, and ... videos
Does Barack Obama embroider his own history for political effect?
Are you sitting down? Ready for this? Try saying it out loud: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez
Xavier Suarez is still a little crazy after all these years, but in Miami politics that can be an advantage
Rundle, Milian, or Pizzi as state attorney in '04?
From Basel to Brazil, the world's high priests of high culture invade Miami this week, and the locals are ready
Porn in Miami Beach is just another franchise operation
One chief is memorialized as another moves on to a new job
That's been the long, hard decision for TV academy chairman Bryce Zabel
Documenting devastation near and far-of the body, the mind, and the soul
From the issue of September 13, 2000
Investigators have a question for Miriam Alonso: Where'd the money go?
Democrats hate him. Journalists scorn him. Most Americans ignore him. Which is fine with Matt Drudge. He's taking it to the bank.
DJ Sandee sounds off New Times asks DJs what they would say to President George W. Bush if they were to see him face to face
Junior Vasquez has made DJ history, but he's not ready to close the book yet
Quik Park's Hank Sopher has made a quick buck from garages and vacant lots. Now politicians are wondering if he's selling the public short.
Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.
Jerry Sullivan's descent into gambling, alcoholism, and crime began and ended with the FBI.
In the soap opera that is Hialeah politics, Herman Echevarria might be poised to supplant Raul Martinez as leading man.