On July 4, 1776, after approving the Declaration of Independence and formally announcing the 13 colonies' freedom from the British Empire, the Second Continental Congress pounded its gavel and ecstatically exclaimed, "Pool party!" Now 237 years later, we in the Magic City continue to proudly observ ... More >>
Philadelphia. So close to New York City, it's considered by some to be a less cosmopolitan half-sibling to its glam big sister. In my 20's, a steady boyfriend decided to get an MBA at Wharton, leaving me no choice but to take the train from New York for visits. What I remember most was the tro ... More >>
After hundreds of dirty jobs, Mike Rowe is taking a break to have a drink. Beginning Wednesday, September 19, you can have a drink with Rowe as he talks alcohol and hosts the world premiere of Discovery Channel's three-part series How Booze Built America. Take a seat alongside Rowe at the bar a ... More >>
Last week, while campaigning for re-election, President Barack Obama confirmed that the White House does indeed brew its own beer called White House Honey Ale, and on Tuesday it was revealed there are at least three instances of the general public making public records requests to obtain the recipe. ... More >>
Faced with a massive $62 million gap in city finances, angry unions and an increasingly hostile commission, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado did what any good leader would do: He kept commissioners up so late they didn't know what they were voting on.It worked! Just after 3:30 this morning, they voted ... More >>
Jason Kidd, circa 1987For game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Mavericks, the Miami Heat will be going on the road and into unpleasant territory. Not just unpleasant for opposing professional sports teams -- we're talking bad for everybody.There has been plenty of good-natured trash talk bouncing ... More >>
There are overpriced dishes, and then there are really overpriced dishes. And the tough part wasn't finding ten such sucker deals, but whittling down the list to only ten. Once you peruse a hundred or so Miami restaurant menus, it becomes clear that there are bad deals to be had across the spectr ... More >>
Blowfly says: "Vote!" Blowfly Blowfly for President (Oops! Records) myspace.com/blowfly Well, it was about time that we reared our ugly, record-collecting, pretentious-asshole heads on the one and only Clarence Reid, otherwise known as Blowfly! Over the last eight years or so, Blowfly's been ... More >>
via Huffingtonpost.comDo not be confused if this woman accosts your car in Doral today.If your daily commute takes you through Doral -- and may god have mercy upon your soul for that -- you may notice some usual sights around the exclusive Doral Golf and Spa Resort this morning: grown men dressed ... More >>
brownpau via flickr Exit polling says cake wins.Famous French gastronomer Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once said, "Tell me what you eat and I'll tell you what you are." On today, primary day, we offer this message: You can often tell the true measure of a politician more by what ... More >>
How many pecks of pickled peppers... ah, forget it. Some of us have a big crush on Chef Jeff McInnis, partly because of his boy-next-door good looks, partly because he's just so damn down-to-Earth (is he so polite because he was born in Niceville, Florida?). But the number one reason is tr ... More >>
Yes, it's no secret I hang out at the Poorhouse in Fort Lauderdale a lot. But here's a new event worth mentioning at the bar: My Pod Mondays. It started a few weeks ago and is hosted by the place's legendary bartender, Mr. Jon Owens. People interested in putting their iPods up for scrutiny mak ... More >>
Local accused of being the most prolific serial killer in Miami history.
New Times salutes Miami's finest fisticuffs of the past year
Tales of displacement when there's no place like home
Revolutionary Vol. 2 (Viper)
Cournisha DeMonick's killing in North Miami recalls the slow pace of justice for Haitians
Johnny Winton and some white boys say so
Thug life ain't no good life, but it's my life.
He may be across the ocean, but Czech Pres. Havel's Cuban-exile headaches have already begun
South Florida offers a veritable world tour of frozen goodness
Ripe, strawberries, ripe, now at Fruit and Spice Park
Or, The Life of the Underappreciated Man Who Brought Us Life and Liberty
Ask a group of North Miami middle schoolers to tell a tale and you'll hear about guns, vodou, theft, and cops.
Twilight at Monticello: An Evening with Thomas Jefferson
Glenn Terry thinks a salary hike is the answer to Miami's commission woes. Others insist it's money for nothing.
Scaling Mount Trashmore, sorting through the clues to the mystery of everyday life
It's a unique source of fiber, a natural painkiller, a valuable fuel source. So when Jack Herer talks about legalization, there's a method to his reefer madness.
A federal judge says yes to colorful newsracks