All photos by Emily CodikI've had my share of batidos. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, my mother would always whip up thick shakes with produce from her favorite street-side fruit carts. She'd add the fruit, milk and ice to a blender and serve a simple, yet delicious, batido. The chilled drink ... More >>
Cuba has been a communist state for more than 50 years, but that doesn't mean there isn't lots of underground capitalism going on. For almost as long as the United States has had a trade embargo on the island nation, there's been a significant amount of black-market activity. You can place all s ... More >>
A snippet of the New Times restaurant review for next week.Pamela's Delicatessen is a combination mini-market/bakery/cafe/full service Chilean restaurant. The first three are housed in the front room: dry food imports on the shelves, breads and wines in wooden racks, a smattering of tables clustered ... More >>
Apparently even in its' final moments, the Bush administration's penchant for pettiness has not yet been exhausted. The latest victim is Roquefort cheese, which has had its' import duty rate tripled to 300% by the lame duck government. According to an article in The Guardian, the move was taken in o ... More >>
Check out how Mr. Zero dealt with a crappy situation.
Figure out how to do it right.
Not on Sunday, Sunday, Sunday its on Friday, Friday, Friday!
Have a beer with the Peace Corps at Shuckers.
Artists go corporate for this car-inspired exhibit.
Our sister paper in Minnesota, City Pages, is reporting that state's governor, Tim Pawlenty has flip-flopped on the trade embargo with Cuba. The reason: ambition. Pawlenty would like to become John McCain's VP. The Repubnant Arizonan wants Miami Cubans' support. So Pawlenty contradicted his own a ... More >>
The Green Living and Energy Education Expo hits Key West.
"She can try out for American Idol as a reporter."
Timeless (Concord/Hear Music)
Bicentennial Park seawall
It's nice to have wealthy and influential friends, especially when you need loads of campaign cash
Locals love hot pig
Miami Police Chief John Timoney
Celeste Fraser Delgado
Developers are hungrily eyeing Dade's agricultural heartland, where farmers are a dwindling breed
The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company
Miami is going to miss you. Your vision for the city. Your political savvy. Your cosmopolitan sophistication. Your utter gall.