After a seven-year hiatus, cult sitcom Arrested Development returns on Netflix this weekend. Of course, in Miami, a city of sociopathic, vain crooks you might not be aware that a show about a family of sociopathic, vain crooks has been off the air for so long. In fact, since the show's initial cance ... More >>
If you're not a fan of melty, golden, cheesy goodness pressed between two slices of toasty bread, you're probably not human. So why are you reading a food blog, android freak? This widespread love for the classic childhood sammie means Miaimians should be stoked for the Daily Melt, the newest addit ... More >>
Come for the pretentious, arty stuff. Stay for the booze, Afro-Cuban funk, experimental freakouts, sports jams, drag queens, break dancing, and, uh, more booze. Once a year, New Times throws a big, ostensibly highbrow bash called Artopia. And officially, it's "an eclectic touch of art, culture, fa ... More >>
Coming in at $20 presale ($34 at the door), Fit and Fun as a Family at Jungle Island is one of the most affordable events at South Beach Wine & Food Festival designed to raise awareness about fitness and healthy eating amongst Miami's youngsters. On top of that, the event is a great way to see your ... More >>
There are a lot of reasons why you haven't bought tickets for anything at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival this year. Maybe you swore it off after emptying your bank account for back-to-back events on the same weekend last year. Maybe you were diligent about filing your taxes and copped an e ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
The world didn't end after all on December 21, so now we all gotta make amends for our bad behavior in 2012. Our New Year's resolutions last year all failed, of course, whether it was taking abuelita to church every Sunday or deleting our Facebook accounts because Mark Zuckerberg is a privacy-pirati ... More >>
Original Real Housewives of Miami cast member Alexia Echevarria, the self proclaimed "Cuban Barbie," and her Hialeah powerbroker husband Herman have had a whirlwind year that has now been capped off by having a lien placed on their house for failing to pay nearly $100,000 in back taxes from 2009.
Riptide has noticed perhaps the most Hialeah picture of all time floating around Facebook this past week. It appears to show a dead pig riding shotgun in a convertible down a highway in Miami's redheaded stepchild of a suburb. Words fail us.
Wanna "Feel the Rush"? Well, all you gotta do is party like a reality TV star. And luckily, according to an all-caps press release from South Beach megaclub Mansion, "REAL HOUSEWIVES OF MIAMI FAN FAVORITE, ADRIANA DE MOURA, [IS] DUE TO DAZZLE THE CROWD WITH THE FIRST LIVE PERFORMANCE OF HER HIT SO ... More >>
The fact that Peter Rosello apparently filmed himself punching a homeless man in the groin has not stopped Peter Rosello from telling a judge that he's not guilty of punching a homeless man in the groin.Rosello, the son of Real Housewives of Miami star Alexia Echevarria and step-son of Hialeah power ... More >>
Welcome to Club H&M. Any business on Miami Beach (bar, restaurant, clothing store, strip club, doggy nail salon, etc.) has gotta have that VIP vibe. Even when you are "Hennes and Mauritz, one of the world's largest fashion retailers known for offering high fashion at affordable prices." And th ... More >>
Miami is not a normal place, and we really wouldn't expect the ghosts that haunt this town to be your average ghouls either. Let's be honest, this place is certainly crazy enough that we're pretty sure there has to be some paranormal activity going on. So the Riptide Institute for Afterlife Act ... More >>
It just got real for Peter Rosello, son of former Real Housewives of Miami star Alexia Echevarria. He has surrendered to police after he posted a video of himself online in which he assaults a sleeping homeless man by punching him in the groin and then running off.
Police have found the homeless man who was punched in the nuts on video by the son of a former Real Housewives of Miami cast member, and he's decided to press charges.Peter Rosello, the son of former Real Housewives of Miami star and Venue magazine editor Alexia Echevarria and stepson of H ... More >>
Peter Rosello, the son of former Real Housewives' star and Venue magazine editor Alexia Echevarria and stepson of Hialeah political power broker Herman Echevarria, could be facing charges after videotaping himself punching a homeless man in the groin in South Beach.
If you noticed our favorite Real Housemom Elsa Patton hawking her branded coffee and wondered it it was some cute segment or a possible dream sequence on Bravo's Real Housewives of Miami let us confirm here and now -- Havana Elsa coffee is real.The Patton Group has confirmed that Havana Elsa coffee ... More >>
It's not Friday yet, but there's no such thing as too many mugshots right? Miami attracts celebrities like moths to a light bulb, but unfortunately for some of them what happens in Miami doesn't stay in Miami. Miami-Dade's jail camera, AKA the in-house Paparazzi, has caught several celebrities check ... More >>
February has been a pretty rough month thus far. In the past 12 days alone, The Real Housewives of Miami has been confirmed for a second season; we found out everyone is cheating on everyone; and Rick Santorum won three caucuses, which is just...we can't.In the spirit of improving the remainder o ... More >>
They say money can't buy love. But "they" are obviously not from Miami, the "filthy rich old men driving around with 22-year-old wannabe supermodels sitting in the passenger seats of their red Ferraris" capital of the world. Let's put the anti-Hallmark bullshit aside and be frank: Valentine's Day ... More >>
Orietta De LuqueFor months, we've been working hard to put together our Miami People 2011 issue. We dedicated most of this week's editorial space highlighting 30 of the city's most intriguing artists, athletes, intellectuals, and visionaries through photographs and interviews. Not all of them are ... More >>
Frankie, the 13-year-old son of Real Housewives of Miami star Alexia Echevarria who often appeared on the show alongside his mother, is recovering from a serious car crash this past weekend. Multiple sources say the injuries were quite serious, and the boy underwent pelvic surgery yesterday.
All photos by Laine DossWhen Hatuey beer was first brewed in Santiago de Cuba (birthplace of Desi Arnaz) long before the 1959 revolution, it was delivered with a block of ice to keep it crisp and cold in the tropical heat. The brew was named after a famous Taino Indian who in 1511 tried to ... More >>
Between the Heat and VH1's Basketball Wives, the city of Miami has become America's unquestioned capital of b-ball-related drama. Mix the Heat and the Wives together, and you have a surefire recipe for superscandal.See, VH1 tried to capitalize on the Heat drama by bringing Chris Bosh's baby mama ... More >>
The Miami Heat left the Chicago Bulls wounded last night, and who's come along to rub in the salt? None other than Scottie Pippen. Michael Jordan's former right-hand-man was on ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning today and said that LeBron James might actually be a better basketball player than J ... More >>
The Miami Heat's big three are under such close media scrutiny they can barely blow their nose without it being reported, but Chris Bosh may have been able to keep his wedding to Adrienne Williams a few weeks ago under lock. Though public records indicate Bosh did tie the knot, he's so far public ... More >>
When Fontainebleau valet Sorel Rockefeller got slapped by Gloria James, the mother of LeBron James, instead of seeing stars he must have been seeing dollar signs. He's quit his job and is now considering a lawsuit against James. He's also been to a doctor and plans to visit a chiropractor.Oh, co ... More >>
You might not know it from the freak show that is Bravo's Real Housewives of Miami, but star Lea Black is a pretty prominent figure in Florida's Democratic party fund-raising machine. Along with her attorney husband Roy Black, she held the very first fund-raiser for then-candidate Barack Obama in ... More >>
All illustrations by Pam ShavalierThe election to recall Carlos Alvarez is in five short days, but the County Mayor has done little in the way of mounting much of a public campaign to save himself. But it's not too late, there are still plenty of communities within the county rich with potential ... More >>
via DeadspinReal Housewives of Miami premiers tonight, but Basketball Wives, that other Miami-set show about bickering bimbos, may have just stolen its local shine with news that they've snagged a lady connected to one of the Miami Heat's big three for their next season. TMZ reports that Allison ... More >>
The latest incarnation of Bravo's signature shit show, Real Housewives of Miami, hasn't even begun airing yet, but one cast member and her self-proclaimed "witch" of a mother have already stirred up the show's first scandal for getting matching mother-daughter DUIs. Marysol Patton, a cast member ... More >>
When Scottie Pippen sits down to watch TV, he doesn't see much difference between Two and a Half Men and a Miami Heat game. We guess LeBron is Charlie Sheen, Wade is John Cryer, and Chris Bosh is apparently that chubby kid who's awkwardly aged in front of America. In an interview with Slam Online ... More >>