Driving through the soon-to-be completed Port of Miami Tunnel on a golf cart is like going on the world's most expensive theme park ride. In 88 days, the construction site is expected to transform into the largest bored tunnel in North America. Currently, it looks like a Universal Studios homage to ... More >>
What are you doing tonight? According to Facebook there's a good chance you're either eating a mixture of your tears and the last melted spoonfuls of a carton of Rocky Road or you're going to get drunk with your friends while proclaiming, "Who needs a relationship when we have each other? Did that p ... More >>
Miami New Times managing editor Tim Elfrink's series on the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic, which resulted in the suspension of 13 Major League Baseball players including Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, has been named one of six finalists for the Goldsmith Award in Political Journalism from the Shoren ... More >>
How do you spell hypocrite? Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio and his family have signed up for Obamacare, the Tampa Bay Times is reporting. He is also accepting a federal subsidy to pay 75 percent of his health care -- under the provisions of a bill that some Republicans wanted to kill.. T ... More >>
Miami is an area that caters openly to youthful urges. Clubs are open till the wee hours. The cultural scene continues to grow. We've got beaches and bike gatherings and bacchanals galore, but perhaps the metro area isn't so great at catering to youthful needs. The Miami/Fort Lauderdale/Pompano Be ... More >>
Will.i.am is one of the world's most popular musicians, which is very strange considering he's also one of the worst pop stars on the planet. What do we mean by "worst?" Well, he continually proves himself to be an untalented, unintelligible hack. His lyric writing abilities -- as showcased on cha ... More >>
Florida -- and Broward County in particular -- used to be America's illicit pain pill capital until Florida politicians actually got around to drafting laws that effectively stamped out the problem. That hasn't stopped the pill heads of the South from getting their fix, though. The problem has now j ... More >>
Obama has opened up leads outside the margin of error in Florida and two other swing states, Ohio and Virginia, at least according to a new poll from NBC News, the Wall Street Journal and Marist College. The survey of registered voters in the Sunshine State found Obama with 49 percent of the vote co ... More >>
LeBron James' latest sneaker line will go where no Nike sneaker has ever gone before: above the $300 price point.James debuted his new kicks in the Olympic's gold medal game, and now Nike has announced they can soon be yours for $315. For comparison, the LeBron 9s sold for only $170.
Instead of a Jersey Shore rerun or Teen Mom marathon, several viewers who tuned into MTV just before midnight caught a scrolling message informing them that their beloved "music" network had been scrapped, triggering an accusatory, billion-dollar he said/she said shouting match between two media ind ... More >>
Burger King has gone public again, after a one-and-a-half-year stint as a private company. Trading under the ticker symbol BKW, the Miami-based fast-food giant opened today at $14.50 and was recently trading up 7.2 percent at $15.55, according to the Wall Street Journal. The deal is part ... More >>
While it's safe to say that every Miamian has a different opinion about what to love about our fair city -- the amazing weather, pristine beaches, exciting nightlife, fine dining -- we will probably agree on one thing: Miami International Airport sucks. Plan on spending an extra few hours on the ... More >>
David Shankbone via Wikimedia CommonsWould you vote for this woman, Florida?The nation is all atwitter over Michele Bachmann. Not only did she thoroughly corn-poll Iowa this past Saturday -- winning the state's straw poll over Smucker's jam spokesman Ron Paul -- but also the congresswoman claimed ... More >>
As a teenager, Zachery Tims was a drug addict who found himself convicted of attempted murder. He then decided to turn to religion, because "God has a greater plan." He eventually founded an Orlando-area mega church. The ending to God's plan for Tims? He was found dead this weekend in a room at t ... More >>
via PlusBoliviaRene Sanabria helped smuggle 220 lbs of cocaine into Miami.From top drug cop to accused cocaine smuggler. That's the story of Retired Gen. Rene Sanabria. From 2007 to 2008 he ran Bolivia's anti-narcotics police, and since 2009 has been a top adviser to Evo Morales' Interior Minist ... More >>
Bob Graham, the deal maker?Jon Ausman is a representative for Florida on the Democratic National Committee, and boy does he have a good idea on how to prevent Marco Rubio from winning the senate race. He wants former Governor and Senator Bob Graham to sit down with Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meek ... More >>
Just days after The Wall Street Journal was floating severely under-sourced rumors that Kendrick Meek may be forced out of the senate race by his own party, President Obama has recorded a strongly worded radio ad for the Democratic candidate. It may be a little late in the game, but it should put ... More >>
via SalonBillionaire Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene sure has some interesting friends. Mike Tyson (convicted of rape) was the best man at his wedding. "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fliess (convicted of tax evasion) was a yearlong house guest.Now, it appears he once joined Lindsay Lohan (h ... More >>
Have fun in the Great Indoors at the Small Wonders art show.It's funny to think that rich, fancy folks pay for sweat lodges when all we have to do is step outside for the next 3-4 months. Are you feeling grateful yet? Yeah, us neither. As you'll notice, all of this week's free recs happen indoors ... More >>
Hello, Hello, Baby, you called? I can't hear a thingAfter Charlie Crist announced he'd seek Florida's open senate seat as an independent earlier this week his former party immediately begin trashing him. Oddly, the most powerful democrat in the Senate called to offer his congratulations. The ... More >>
Hugh Macleod stands by his South Beach inspired cartoon.Hugh Macleod is a renaissance man. Cartoonist, artist, blogger, social media marketer and friend of geeks, he's pretty damn good at everything he does, which lately involved an inspirational, no-nonsense advice book on being creative, Ignore ... More >>
It wasn't until Pearl was a second-year law student that he began to play around with the idea of turning his research into something fictional.
Little Havana's chess connection vies for the national crown
Areas of concern: The deaths of vinyl, gabardine, and celluloid
Latin politics and Miami's filthiest rapper knock 'em dead in Austin
For Miami's social elite, high-end galas are high-calorie affairs
Competing fairs are locked in a battle for collectors
Gucci will never be the same, and Miami's clothes hounds are growling
Invoking Osama bin Laden and remembering George Zirwas
Fidel is making a list, checking it twice; if you're a Cuban exile, he's going to decide if you've been naughty or nice
Jack Shaheen crusades against cinema's depiction of Reel Bad Arabs
National Scrabble Association
From the issue of January 18, 2001
Why did the big oil companies want to put Ron Gregory and other independent operators out of business? That's right, to pad their profits.
Who has a word for every occasion? FIU professor and quotemeister Dario Moreno, of course.
Miami's own Taurus International Firearms is taking aim at the competition
June 18 - 24, 1998
As most Bahamians know, grabbing power from the dead is perfectly all right. In fact, it's a great way to land a job!
The true story behind the beach erosion explosion is politics as usual