Andrew Zimmern had been sitting all day. On a recent wind-lashed afternoon, while his film crew prepped the outdoor set at Wynwood's Blue Starlite Drive-In, Zimmern sipped a Starbucks Frappuccino and yearned to stretch his legs. Earlier that day, he had taken an airboat ride across the Everglades, ... More >>
New car sales are up year-over-year this quarter in Miami-Dade, reflecting a national trend according to a report from Dominion Enterprises. As it turns out Miamians strongly prefer foreign cars, with 86 percent of all cars sold in the last quarter being made be foreign brands. The report also rev ... More >>
Two Swedish tourists got more than they bargained for when their antsy cab driver honked at a car in front of him. The drivers of the other car got out, pretended to be cops, patted the tourists and the driver down, and made off with their luggage.
You know what happens when you mix a vehicle with five-foot tires, alcohol, self-proclaimed rednecks and Florida? That's right, something is getting smashed. Unfortunately, the thing that ended up getting smashed at the Redneck Yacht Club's annual "Swamp Cabbage Weekend" (yes, you read that corre ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenSee the full 38-photo slideshow from Toyota Antics with Special Disco Version and Black Lips at Grand Central. James Murphy and Black Lips Grand Central Thursday, December 1, 2011 Better Than: 28 MPGs in the city, 35 on the highway. New York City hipsters, Pitchfork-approved ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezGirl Talk (AKA Gregg Gillis) getting wild at the Fillmore.View photos from Girl Talk at the Fillmore Miami Beach here.Girl Talk With Max Tundra Fillmore Miami Beach Thursday, May 19, 2011 Better Than: An impromptu cock-rocking rave in a confetti supply store. Just pa ... More >>
Juan Leonardo Aviles OteroPolice in Puerto Rico are analyzing the contents of three plastic bags containing a white powdery substance that were found on the body of Juan Leonardo Aviles Otero, the Miami-Dade Police officer who was fatally shot along with his sister on the island at 3 a.m. Thursda ... More >>
Some parents are never prosecuted. Antonio Balta got 20 years.
Jonathan Mannion / Cash Money RecordsLil Wayne celebrated his 28th birthday yesterday at New York City's Rikers Island. And even though he's currently locked up (due back in a month or so), he and his Cash Money Records crew also used his birthday to release the digital version of Weezy's new alb ... More >>
Add 150,000 miles, a few accidents, and some bird poop and you have my real-life car.I am probably the least qualified exotic car reviewer in the world.
Adrian Acosta Gonzalez Via the Miami-Dade Police DepartmentNot far from Miami International Airport, there's a little pink house where one man lives with 24 pigeons. Adrian Acosta-Gonzalez is a 37-year-old, Cuban-born landscaper with bronze skin and good bone structure. He slides open a bi ... More >>
Jacob KatelPollo Pesto Sandwich: Chicken breast, pesto, mozzarella, and tomatoes. $6.50 for sandwich. 8 and change with chips and drink.If you were driving south on North Miami Avenue around 2:30 p.m. a couple days ago between 14th and 11th Streets you might have seen Short Order eating a sandwic ... More >>
Facebook photo Jaclyn TorrealbaA well-known Miami DJ Juan Carlos Portieles, known professionally as DJ Seasunz, turned himself in yesterday afternoon after driving around with the dead body of his 18-year-old girlfriend, Jaclyn Torrealba. Police are charging the 30 year ... More >>
via Fabio Aro's flickrSteal this carIf you drive a pretty, little 2000 Honda Civic in the state of Florida there's a higher than average chance that you might find it stolen one day. Or so says the National Insurance Crime Bureau. They put together a list of the top 10 most stolen cars in these U ... More >>
Just after 11 AM, Riptide encountered this minutes-old accident on Arthur Godfrey Road between Sheridan and Pinetree Drive. From what a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue paramedic who declined to give his name told us, an elderly man driving a Toyota Yaris (he's pictured after the jump, with a paramedic ... More >>
I've known local artist Ahol for about four years, since I graduated from college and made it from Tucson to Miami by playing guitar for gas money and sleeping in a broken-windowed Corolla at hijacked KOA campsites. Ahol was heavy on his street-art grind, but has since ... More >>
It can be a devil to drive.
A tiny town in North Dade has some kinda police force.
A SoBe condo development offers a free Lamborghini with every apartment. Riptide goes undercover.
He's behind bars for life.
Women spend big money tricking out cars, too.
Miami's feline fringe is a vanishing breed
Miami Police Chief John Timoney is just another lucky Irishman
Three teens allegedly killed a man for eleven dollars. Do they deserve the needle?
There's no place like Miami for the car insurance runaround
If she could go back ten years, this Colombian nanny would still come to Miami, but with her boy
Down in the Liberty City projects, a growing number of women's voices are just saying no to workfare as we know it
Keith Moss doesn't wash his car. He waters it because plants are growing out of it. Isn't that crazy?
Police may never know for sure how a young gay man ended up shot to death in a field off Bird Road. But they have a theory: Cruising can kill.
A young pastor aims his church's meager resources at some of Miami's neediest.