A gleaming white Cadillac Escalade lurches to a stop in a grimy South Beach alley. A slender, olive-skinned dude in a T-shirt steps out holding a bulky duffel bag. He approaches a husky, Mohawked young man with gold teeth and a face full of startling tattoos that include a microphone, an AK-47 vomit ... More >>
Before Cash Money Records, there were the Cash Money Brothers, a group of fictional New York City drug dealers whose criminal ascension during the '80s crack epidemic was masterminded by their leader, Nino Brown. The New Jack City character, played by Wesley Snipes, has become an iconic rags-to-ric ... More >>
The past 24 hours have been a mierda monsoon for Miami Heat fans. Forty-nine states are rooting against our boys. Meanwhile, the national media love to portray us as a bunch of rich pingas in Porsches. Even Chris Bosh (rightly) tore into those weak-ass Lil Wayne-like fans who left Game 6 early. But ... More >>
When Miami throws an end-of-year blowout, it's guaranteed that everyone is going home broke. And drunk. And accompanied by some creepy-sexy stranger who'll ask for money in the morning. So if you wanna wake up in 2013 with empty pockets, a booze-damaged brain, and a bed full of hot mess, check out ... More >>
Back in 2002, Demetrio Perez Jr. had an epic fall from prominence. The then-Miami-Dade Public Schools Board Member was removed from public office following his 21-count federal indictment that he had been overcharging elderly tenants at his federally subsidized low income apartments in Little Havana ... More >>
Thirty-three-year-old Pompano Beach resident Gasmy Joseph wears a supertall Mohawk. About a year ago, an epiphany struck when he wanted to spread the word about a buddy's birthday party: Why not advertise it on the hairdo? In terms of innovation, Thomas Edison's light bulb now looks like a piece of ... More >>
Jacob Katel Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeere's Johnny painted on a wall in Miami's Wynwood Arts District. Jack Nicholson, aka Jack Torrance, in The Shining appears with an assortment of other killers, psychos and sociopaths from recent film history.
Miami, a city that has inspired numerous crime-driven TV shows, plenty of bad movies and countless rap videos. And why wouldn't it? It's sunny city laced with danger -- and plenty of coke. So it goes without saying, plenty of songs have been written about our fair city. I've narrowed down the choice ... More >>
Action figures go from the toy box to the treasure chest
Key West to Havana is a grand tradition, a boater's delight, and a lively tourist adventure. Bon voyage!