Today is Earth Day, 24 hours when we all pause to consider how best to reduce that nasty number known as our carbon footprint. But what to do? Should we all drive Smart Cars? Recycle our Bud Light cans? Set Miami's collective A/C at 80 degrees? Actually, going meatless is the best thing any of us c ... 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 >>
It's noon on a weekday. You're running late. Alton Road traffic has sparked you to make wild, violent hand gestures. Suddenly, in the distance, you espy solar panels, pumpkins, and a Prius. It's the smallest freaking Whole Foods in the entire world! (AKA the South Beach store.) You go inside. Surr ... More >>
We have reached the season three finale of Miami Heat Against the World, the greatest show in television history. Just when you think the show has peaked and might get canceled, it gets renewed for another four episodes. In its third consecutive finals appearance, the Heat now takes on the San Ant ... More >>
How much can you get for a donated 2005 Toyota Prius previously owned by Miami-Dade County? A cool 8,200 bucks. Talk about a steal of a deal! Too much of a steal, according to the Miami-Dade Office of the Inspector General. And now it has cost a well-respected Cuban-American human rights activist he ... More >>
You are the company you keep. Or so reads a self-righteous bumper sticker on the back of a Prius. And by that logic, Miami's SpaceGhostPurrp is definitely not "a good nigga" like NYC's A$AP Rocky. "I'm a good nigga, and a lot of people fuck with me and then leave with these accusations trying to f ... More >>
The never-ending awards show season reaches its apex next week when Univision beams the Premio Lo Nuestro to millions of families all across the Americas. On Thursday, February 16, the Spanish-language network will honor a cross-section of Latin music artists at the American Airlines Arena. Amo ... More >>
If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter, here's a taste of what you're missing. Click here to subscribe.Courtesy of Fontainebleau Miami BeachGotham Steak's $250 cote de boeuf.Were you born with a platinum spoon in your mouth and an American Express Centurion card in ... More >>
Let's just get this out of the way: Riptide is the last place you'll read any criticism of Alan Grayson, the U.S. representative from Orlando, for his raging political Tourette's syndrome.We wish more politicians would jump on the Grayson crazy train. What's better than hearing your local rep of ... More >>
It can be a devil to drive.
Last time a momentous occasion to bring awareness to eco-friendly causes came around we failed horribly, but for Earth Day we're trying to make it up to Miami Beach. About two months ago popular eco-blog Tree Hugger tore Miami Beach to shreds for its horrendous insistence on trying to make Mother Ea ... More >>
courtesy of FiskerTesla Motors, the California Automotive start up thats only car is a electronic roadster, promised that they'd have a showroom in Miami by the end of March. Hasn't happened yet, but they swear they're working on it. Seems competition in the eco-friendly roadster market is heating u ... More >>
The Alaska Maverick is a comedian's wet dream.
Yeah, we see your smug little face sitting behind the driver's wheel of a Prius. Oh gee look, you're saving the environment single handedly, aren't you there? Well your self satisfaction is about to take a plunge. Come back and talk to us when you bike 1,450 miles to arrive for your freshman year of ... More >>
Haters and lawsuits threaten Miami's infamous celebrity gossip export.
South Florida Impeachment Coaliton stages a sit-in at U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek's office.
The plastic shopping bag is a pox on our subtropical house
Sometimes, being environmentally conscious just seems so daunting. Where to start? Change the light bulbs, or risk a cockroach invasion by composting rotting table scraps in your humid Florida kitchen? Ride a bike and risk death on the Miami streets or buy a Prius?
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