Sears, the department store that time, fashion trends, and shoppers forgot, is struggling nationwide. Decades of dwindling sales have put the once great chain's future in question, but the company has proposed a radical new strategy for its location at Aventura that may signal the future of the comp ... More >>
Chris Paul and the West All-Stars edged a East team featuring three Miami Heat starters 143-138 Sunday Night. Even though LeBron and Wade combined for 40 points and were good for a few of their typical "Flying Death Machine" highlight finishes, it was Paul who snagged the game MVP with 20 points, 15 ... More >>
There are few descriptors more woebegone than "44-year-old Sarasota grandma," and yet this tale is sadder than that even suggests.Michelle Sears, the 44-year-old Sarasota grandmother in question, was stopped on Monday by a local sheriff's deputy for driving with a suspended license. Sears' six-year- ... More >>
Forbes' bean counters have compiled their latest list of the 500 most shameless oligarchs richest entrepreneurs in all the land, and South Florida keeps gleefully riding the money train. Twenty-four of the magazine's wealthiest call the land of bath salts and condo busts home, and when they're not h ... More >>
Some Miami-born celebrities never let anyone forget where they're from. Take Pitbull, for example, who just shouts out "305" at least once every 15 seconds.Other celebs born under the sign of the 305 aren't as conspicuous. For many, that's because they were born here but moved as young kids, and for ... More >>
Before Al Gore gave birth to the Internet, sex-crazed men frantically flipped through pages upon pages of Sears catalogs, lingerie ads, or Better Homes and Gardens in hopes of finding just the right images so they could spank the monkey, flog the dolphin, or shake the South Pole. Then God invent ... More >>
Back in August, when Univision announced it was ending the twenty-year run of Cristina Saralegui's popular Miami-based talk show, El Show de Cristina, it didn't seem there was any behind-the-scenes drama and that the host's departure was voluntary. Now with three weeks to go before the final episod ... More >>
Airing Art's Dirty Laundry
At the Design District art walk this month, hordes of collectors and attenuated hipsters streamed in and out of Spinello Gallery. Mucho dinero collector Marty Margulies was there; so was Miami Art Museum board member and collector Dennis Scholl.via Spinello GalleryThey mixed uneasily with the ho ... More >>
Today the Miami Herald reinforced my belief in David Simon and why so many of my brethern, us ink-stained newspaper journalists, become so bitter and disenfranchised with our profession. It was the front page story about philanthropist Adrienne Arsht’s $30 million gift to the performing arts cente ... More >>
Zaireeka celebrates its 10th birthday.
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These homegrown Homestead gals are too chic to be missed
Relish in a Thanksgiving cornucopia
Vicente Lopez was almost the Cuban Koufax
The behind-the-scenes battle to put Miami's homegrown Fortune 500 Co. next to the Herald raises an old specter
Where have you gone, Ted Williams? Islamorada turns its eyes to you
And out as well, youth and the arts have a field day
Amy Heckerling's newest teen movie proves that lightning doesn't strike three times
A New Times guide to busting the county's Cuba law
Years behind schedule and way over budget, the performing arts center is another Miami miracle
Chile's infamous undercover operative Armando Fernandez Larios has lived a quiet life in Miami. But his past is about to catch up with him.
Bill Ahern and his fellow turtle rangers are helping keep endangered crawlers from extinction
Can a rare creature that recently fell to Earth be revived? Tune in to this bat station.
The corner of North Miami Avenue and Fourteenth Street may not look like much today, but it encompasses the history of Miami. It also has a bright future.
Brett Perriman's gridiron days with the Dolphins may be over, but his commitment to the community where he grew up is just beginning
For South Florida bluegrass fans, it's not just music, it's life
Chico O'Farrill. Bebo Valds. Prez Prado. Cachao. A vibrant musical era was swallowed by the revolution, but not before the Panart record company put it on a platter.
Historic landmarks in preservation limbo
Videotapes! Drill presses! Toasters! Sphygmomanometers! If the Dade County Store's prices were any lower, they'd be insane!
Former champ Frank Otero needs to sell real estate to make a living. But he needs boxing to live.
They pick guitar as their instrument, and then they stick their necks out
The curtain rises on Act II of the Dade Performing Arts Center Story. Is this a comedy or a tragedy? Depends on who you ask.