With Michael Bay's big-screen adaptation of Pain & Gain opening atop the box office this weekend, masses of moviegoers discovered what Miamians already knew: Pete Collins' tale of bodybuilders gone bad is one hell of a great yarn.
But the Sun Gym Gang's capers barely scratch the surface of Miam ... More >>
From the moment former Dolphins star Junior Seau took his own life last May, many questioned whether brain injuries linked to the dozens of concussions he'd suffered may have contributed to his death at just 43 years old.This morning, scientists at the National Institutes of Health have an answer: S ... More >>
Yom Kippur is in many ways similar to ripping off a band-aid. Unlike some of our Christian brethren who apologize for their wrongdoings throughout the year and flagellate themselves accordingly, we the Jewish people condense all of that into one depressing day of fasting, prayer and spending time wi ... More >>
Miami has it all. Fantastic tanning, fresh seafood, white-sand beaches, and five-star dining. But one thing we lack is a combination of all four.Enter Trump International's Bella Beach, situated directly on the sand behind the beautiful Sunny Isles Beach resort. Playing on the city's claim to be Flo ... More >>
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play.Our North Miami-Dade designation includes North Miami, North Miami Beach, Aventura and Sunny Isles. That's a wide swath of real estate, and ... More >>
The year's most uh, striking, crime image.Miami is the fictional home of Dexter, Michael Weston and Horatio Caine, so it makes sense that some truly messed up crime goes down in the real 305. Still, it's astounding how the Magic City steps up year after year to deliver acts so depraved and bizarr ... More >>
Eat for a cause at tonight's food truck roundup at Westland Mall in Hialeah to benefit Running With Sole, a Coral Gables-based non-profit that strives to end childhood obesity by providing shoes to children in need and promoting healthy activity. From 5 to 9 p.m. come out and enjoy dinner, face p ... More >>
Chef Allen helped launch the modern Miami dining scene in 1986The closing of Chef Allen's last week represented the end of an important chapter in Miami restaurant history. There was a time in the mid-'90s when the main restaurant debate at gatherings focused on whether Allen Susser, ... More >>
At a news conference today, Boston University researchers announced that Dave Duerson, the former NFL player who committed suicide in Sunny Isles Beach and donated his brain for testing, was indeed afflicted with the brain trauma common in former players.
Duerson, who won two Super Bowl rings i ... More >>
Dave Duerson, the former star Chicago Bears safety who killed himself on Thursday at his home in Sunny Isles Beach, was hemorrhaging millions in his final years, according to bankruptcy documents he filed last September.
And in December, his ex-wife claimed in a lawsuit that he had concealed asset ... More >>
They don't make them like Rascal House anymore.It's one of the great tragedies of life. A favorite restaurant, diner, eatery or even a hot dog stand disappears -- sometimes in its prime. There's nothing to do about it. Nobody to complain to. There's only heartfelt reminiscing with others wh ... More >>
Gudrun Holde-Ortner via Wikimedia CommonsSure, she can dance. But how are her binary skills?Last week, New Times brought you the story of "soupnazi," the Miami superhacker who stole more than 41 million credit card numbers. This week's featured cyber-pirate looks a lot better in midriff-exposing ... More >>
Tim AndriolaNo use rehashing all of Chef Tim Andriola's background info, since Katel did a fine job of that in his blog post, so let's just remind everyone that this popular guy is and has been co-owner of Timó in Sunny Isles Beach since its inception in 2003. He previously kept diners happy for ... More >>
Glass CandyFriday, September 11*Glamorous new disco duo Glass Candy plays the Vagabond in Miami tonight -- and you can still purchase advance tickets online for $10 from Wantickets. Act fast, though, because that offer runs out at 8 p.m. Click here for full details about the show. *Boston-area up ... More >>
Purple Popcorn plays White Room tonight.Friday, August 28*For something a little more sophisticated -- and earlier -- check out the Hot Nights, Cool Jazz event at the Bass Museum in South Beach. Admission is $10 and includes an open bar. Click here for full details. *Boy-girl electro-pop duo -- a ... More >>
During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.