Would you have your toe crushed if it meant you got to meet Oprah Winfrey? Lori Geller Bender didn't have a choice in the matter, but this past Saturday she narrowly avoided a trip to the hospital and got a picture with Oprah after the mogul's SUV accidentally ran over her foot.
Lloyd Jackson Jr.'s Valentine's Day went pretty well. His date, Tammy Hamilton, 47, decided to stay the night. It wasn't until he woke up the next morning that he realized that she had stolen his Ford Explorer. And that was only the beginning of his troubles. See, sometimes it is better off to be ... More >>
Jermaine Dupri was cruising South Beach with his boys when cops noticed the black Lincoln Navigator's tint was so dark that they couldn't identify the race, sex, or number of passengers inside the SUV. Police pulled over the party to see who was headed north on Washington Avenue at 3:24 a.m. and wha ... More >>
New car sales are up year-over-year this quarter in Miami-Dade, reflecting a national trend according to a report from Dominion Enterprises. As it turns out Miamians strongly prefer foreign cars, with 86 percent of all cars sold in the last quarter being made be foreign brands. The report also rev ... More >>
Regular readers of best-selling life manual the Bible will know it's a big no-no to trumpet your own good deeds in public, but that didn't stop George Zimmerman and his attorneys from trying to stage a news conference after word broke this week that he helped pull a family of four from an overturned ... More >>
Tallahassee, be very afraid. If all goes according to their plan, not one, not two, but all three Diaz de la Portilla brothers will be members of the state Legislature come November. They're already one-third of the way there. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla did not draw a challenger for his state Senate ... More >>
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Miami Beach's two towing companies will attempt to hornswaggle the City Commission this afternoon into granting them a rate hike. If commissioners and Mayor Matti Bower cave in, Beach Towing and Tremont Towing will charge people an additional $64 to get their cars back. Obviously, Miami Beach res ... More >>
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, FlickrTruth or Dare bylaws clearly state that a person who's dared to do something must oblige. If they don't, they're labeled a pussy for life. Last night, Kings of Leon bassist and Truth or Dare purist Jared Followill ran his SUV into a neighbor's home after bei ... More >>
Rapper Brisco is wanted for knocking a teenager unconscious and then fleeing in his white Range Rover last Thursday. North Miami Police though say they have no idea where the man born British Alexander Mitchell is. Right now he's more elusive than his debut album.
North Miami Police are on the hunt for Maria Tellez. The 29-year-old woman is suspected of running over another woman with her BMW SUV after a bar fight. The 25-year-old victim was found dead, lying face down on the pavement, when police arrived.
Police are searching for suspects in two separate firearm attacks that occurred overnight in North Miami-Dade. One was fatal; the other victim is not expected to survive. A 25-year-old man was found shot to death near his black SUV near Barry University in Miami Shores. In the other shooting, a w ... More >>
Add 150,000 miles, a few accidents, and some bird poop and you have my real-life car.I am probably the least qualified exotic car reviewer in the world.
Police have put a stop to a massive luxury car theft ring. The elaborate scam targeted rental cars, and in an investigation yesterday police recovered more than $250,000 in stolen vehicles from an undisclosed warehouse somewhere in North Dade."These are high-end vehicles, so they're worth a lot of m ... More >>
It's a travesty. An outrage. Mess with Jorge, Josh, or Freddi -- but don't fool around with Hanley.At 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, Florida Marlins wunderkind Hanley Ramirez awoke from graceful slumber to find somebody had vandalized three of his matching white vehicles parked in front of his seven- ... More >>
Phil Spinella says he fixed scratches on the bumper of Steve Bateman's Ford Expedition as a courtesy to the City of Homestead.Phil Spinella, owner of A&B Body Shop in Homestead, insists the damage he repaired on Mayor Steve Bateman's city-issued SUV was caused by a blown tire."There is no que ... More >>
Photo by Tom BeardUffie doesn't appreciate you watching her manicureAs we approach the June 8 release of South Florida native Uffie's debut album Sex Dreams and Denim Jeans, the leakiness will likely turn into a full-on gush soon enough. A radio rip of her electro-heavy upcoming single "ADD SUV" ... More >>
EaracheDeicideWith Kalakai, At Odds With God, Paris Is Burning, and First Born5Revolution, Fort LauderdaleSunday, March 14, 2010Schlepping to Broward from Miami-Dade isn't too much of a task when the end product is something like metal muthas Deicide. They carry a real Floridian pedigree along th ... More >>
Around 3:40 this morning, a 20-something black man in a white SUV rolled up to the Taco Bell at NE 79th Street and Sixth Avenue with a serious jones for some cheese and refried beans.via Wikimedia CommonsBig problem: The Taco Bell had already shut down for the night. When the man rolled up t ... More >>
Last week, some unknown goons ran up on Brisco in a barber shop and got the Opa-Locka goon for some cash, his watch, chain, Lemon Head charm, and Range Rover. Now he's turned his drama into a song and recorded the track, "Revenge," with a complete mixtape of the same name coming out later this we ... More >>
Last week, some unknown goons ran up on Brisco in a barber shop and got the Opa-Locka goon for some cash, his watch, chain, Lemon Head charm, and Range Rover. Now he's turned his drama into a song and recorded the track, "Revenge," with a complete mixtape of the same name coming out later th ... More >>
via myspace.com/brisco305This is a little late, but we just got word from the City of Miami police that Brisco got got last Wednesday, in the middle of the afternoon, while trying to get a haircut at a barbershop at NW Sixth Avenue and NW 63rd Street. Four men invaded the store at about 12:51 p.m ... More >>
Or just fake like you are, at the Auto Show.
Artists go corporate for this car-inspired exhibit.
I can't help feeling like the Miami Herald got it wrong when it gave this story on South Floridians who refuse to give up their love of SUVs and trucks despite the sharp increase in gas prices the following headline: "Gas prices can't extinguish their love of SUVs." Okay, I guess. But here are some ... More >>
See how the other half lives, HGTV style.
The City of Miami started recruiting new police officers this week. According to a press release on the city's website, "those hired will be able to reap the rewards of a great career in law enforcement under a recently ratified labor agreement, which will offer a starting annual salary of $44,592 p ... More >>