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    September 30, 2014

    Jimmy Sabatino, Notorious Con Man, Sentenced to Five Years for Screwing SoBe Hotels Out of $600,000

    Jimmy Sabatino has spent most of his adult life living in fancy hotels or prison cells. For the next five years, he'll be in cell mode after spending much of last summer conning various Miami Beach hotels out of nearly $600,000. It's just the latest in a long line of bizarre scams for the 37-year- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Miami Dolphins Fans Lead the NFL in Being Addicted to Their Smart Phones During Games

    Oh my God, I can't believe the Dolphins missed another first down / They're losing to the Chiefs / That's like so embarrassing / I can't even / Hey, do you wanna get another beer / I really need one / But first ... Let me take a #Selfie Yes, apparently Miami Dolphins fans attending games at Sun Lif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Brew at the Zoo, Derby Day, and Early Cinco de Mayo

    This weekend you've got your choices cut out for you. We've got a three-way tie for your affections when it comes to major happenings, along with some other fun food and drink-related stuff. Whether you're into beer and retro music, candy, getting your Cinco de Mayo on early, or putting on your fin ... More >>

  • News

    November 14, 2013
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    May 10, 2013

    Florida Man Runs From Police Directly Into an Alligator's Mouth

    When Bryan Zuniga fled a traffic stop in Tampa yesterday, he had the right idea. Sprint away from cops. Jump a fence. Hide behind a water treatment plant. But Zuniga wasn't counting on a justice-loving reptile. He's back in custody this morning -- with nasty scars on his face -- after escaping the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Miami, You've Been Punked!

    If you've been noticing some weirder-than-usual news coming at you today, better double check the calendar! That's right, bitches -- it's April Fools' Day and there were plenty of websites and companies that punked us, but good. We especially liked Twitter wanting to charge for vowels and Google's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Is Your Smartphone Spying On You? Miami Lawsuit Targets "Invasive" Carrier IQ Software

    photo by John Karakansantis via Wikimedia Commons​What if your smartphone has secretly tracked everything you've done for the past two years: every Google search, every website, every key stroke -- not to mention everywhere you've traveled? Sounds like a paranoid fantasy from Enemy of the State, b ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2011
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    November 10, 2010

    Attention NASCAR Fans! Homestead-Miami Speedway Announces New BYOB Policy!

    via Flickr brianc"Did ya hear that Billy Jo? We can bring in more beer!" ​Denny Hamlin is in the lead for the 2010 Sprint cup with the Ford Championship Week just one race awa....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.Whoa, sorry for falling asleep there, but NASCAR is so boring. This happened once before when our da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Cesar Carasa Convicted of Sweet Talking Ladies On Taxpayer's Dime

    Cesar Carasa's smooth tongue didn't do him any good in court. Late yesterday, a Miami-Dade ​jury found the former West Miami mayor guilty of exploiting his official position. The loquacious Cuban American politician ran up more than $70,000 in calls to women in the Dominican Republic on his c ... More >>

  • News

    June 24, 2010
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    June 17, 2010

    34 Days of McDonald's. Holy Papimobile, Batman!

    Here's Manny Ruiz's family vacation by the numbers: 40 states, 34 days, 10,000 miles, 3 kids. And the best part: More than $15,000 in corporate freebies to pay for most of the damn thing. My favorite among these contributions: The McDonald's Corp. will provide as much food as Manny and his family w ... More >>

  • News

    August 6, 2009

    He Buried Che

    Gustavo Villoldo hunted the revolutionary leader. His new weapon: a $1 billion judgment against Fidel.

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    News Roundup

    The suspected Cat Killer has received numerous threats, forcing police to investigate them. [CBS4]Meanwhile, the Miami Herald and CBS4 won their crusade to have the kid's arrest affidavit unsealed -- kinda. It'll be released in July. [CBS4]Adam Kaufman, the Aventura developer accused of killing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Now On Open Table

    Sprint Sprint is the "Official Sponsor of Now" Open Table pioneered reservation-making in the Big Apple, and has taken the world byte by juicy byte ever since.  Miami's catching on.  Some faves have yet to jump on the Internet reservation bandwagon, but many have recently conve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    West Miami Mayor's Cell Phone Bill Would Make a Teen Girl Blush

    The city of West Miami has a relatively modest population of approximately 6,100. The mayor, Cesar Carasa, has racked up charges on his city-owned cell phone to the tune of $68,000. That's about $11.15 for every citizen in town. The city has a deal with Sprint that includes ten free city cell phones ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Would You Like Pakora with That? Fast Food Outsourcing Orders.

    Jack in the Box is apparently testing a program to outsource their drive-through orders, routing requests for burgers and shakes to call-takers outside the country. The program is getting its first test run in Charlotte, North Carolina, where folks innocently pulling up to the order box are being ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    Last Night: Bret Michaels at the Marlins' Super Saturdays, Dolphin Stadium

    Bret Michaels The Florida Marlins' Super Saturdays series at Dolphin Stadium, Miami Gardens April 5, 2008 Better Than: Watching Rock of Love's Daisy mangle the national anthem Saturday night, sometime during the seventh inning of the Florida Marlins -- Pittsburgh Pirates game, the Fish were up 7-3 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    Cappadonna A No Show

    Lucy Orozco Better Than: Being home alone drunk on a Saturday night, listening to Wu-Tang on your iPod. Cappadonna, a lesser known part of the Wu Tang Clan family, was supposed to perform Saturday at Studio A. Instead, club personnel posted a sign at the entrance asking anyone to call Cappadonn ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 17, 2008

    Toys for Tyrants

    A former artist turned ad man comes back, guns a-blazin'.

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2007

    Bocelli Rocks. The Audience, Not So Much.

    I wasn’t sure what to expect from Andrea Bocelli’s concert at the Hard Rock Live Wednesday night. I knew he had sung a duet at one point with Celine Dion, and I was worried that the entire concert would be in that vein: cheesy, easy listening pop. I was pleasantly surprised when I sat down and l ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    Sanz Box

    A Spanish singer, two employees, and a flawed legal case

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    High-Wire Hunt

    He climbed. He saw. He hasn't yet conquered the mystery of his missing brother.

  • Music

    February 2, 2006

    She's a Brick House

    Funky diva Sharon Jones makes 'em move

  • News

    January 12, 2006


    A would-be supermodel takes a shot at Miamis beauty agents

  • Calendar

    August 4, 2005
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    May 20, 2004

    Hardcore and Bleeding

    Who knew RJ Lockwood? Just a few people. Who loved RJ Lockwood? Kaytlynn the wild one, passionately. Who murdered RJ Lockwood? The police should know, but they don't.

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Before the Bulldozer Bites

    Developers circle a swath of land in Homestead as a familiar face reappears in the guise of a real estate lobbyist

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2003
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    July 19, 2001

    The Carlos Lacasa File

    Meet the most powerful politician you know nothing about

  • Music

    November 27, 1997
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    January 26, 1995

    Reach Out and Really Touch Someone

    Late last year thousands of people learned that the "free" calls they'd been making to Cuba weren't really free. Now the bills are arriving.