Floridians love Publix: the friendly staff, the bakery, the subs (seriously, the subs). To many of us, the grocery chain is one of the greatest things to have ever been exported from the state. The store "Where shopping is a pleasure," however, is not such a pleasure to supply. For more than a dec ... More >>
In almost every episode of A&E's Hoarders, a single animal pulled from the mass of heaping garbage is paraded as a symbol. It's both a trope and testament to the hoarder's insanity that a living creature could be buried under detritus, going undetected until the network's intervention. But in a rece ... More >>
When Hernando County Sheriff's deputies came out to investigate an abandoned U-Haul left outside a Publix in Spring Hill, Florida, they could already hear screaming before they opened the door. Once inside they found 50 cats and three dogs inside the simmering hot metal truck. The animals were indiv ... More >>
Across the nation, Americans have been gripped by the amazing escape of three young women kidnapped and imprisoned inside a house in Cleveland for a decade. Here in Miami, the horrific tale happens to bear an eery resemblance to this week's cover story, in which two sisters suffer unspeakable horro ... More >>
In a game that was billed as Lob City East vs. Lob City West, the Heat lost mostly thanks to their inability to hit free throws, as well as some pretty shitty officiating, giving them their second overtime loss in two nights as they fell to the LA Clippers 95-89. It was also the second straight n ... More >>
While it's true that hype makes the electronic dance music industry go 'round, so does hard work. Just ask Inxec (AKA Christopher Sylvester), one of the most in-demand DJ-producers on the transtlantic house and techno scene. With releases on some of 2011's most hotly tipped labels, including Lef ... More >>
Jozy goes for a Sunday drive"I'm a hot, sexy chick, and I don't like people fucking with me." Such is the battle call of "Jozy" -- born Ira Deford -- a preop South Beach transsexual who this month took a historic stand in traffic court after bashing the side mirror of a blood bank's bus. J ... More >>
The roads of Miami-Dade are an asphalt hell full of asshole drivers. It's simply a fact, and sometimes someone might cut us off. Sometimes such an incident might even devolve into a roadside confrontation, but it really is not a good idea to bring guns into the equation. A man has ... More >>
It was reported by The Daily News this week that in response to the controversial Arizona immigration law, an initiative was started on the Internet asking people to boycott the AriZona Beverage Co., makers of AriZona Iced Tea and juices. Thing is, the company has been based in Woodbury, 20 miles ... More >>
Benton Galgay may play records, but he's got his own ideas about what it means to be a DJ. First off, aside from Wooden Shjips, there are very few new artists he's into spinning. And when he does wax au courant, it's on behalf of labels such as Sublime Frequencies, Needless Records, or RVNG of th ... More >>
photo by Benjamin ThackerSurf Nazis on EcstasySaturday, May 30Goo, MiamiBetter Than: Midnight at the mortuary. The Review:They don't surf, they aren't Nazis and they don't do drugs -- but Surf Nazis on Ecstasy sure do suck. And by sucking, they are actually really rocking. After all, isn't tha ... More >>
Go behind the scenes of this hood war.
Bigamy charges and dozens of people busted after fake weddings: It must be South Florida.
Miami plays host to one of the world's most illustrious art fairs
As the acknowledged scientific expert on the Glades, Ron Jones brought Florida International University prestige and millions in grants, so naturally the school tried to have him arrested
From lounges to guerrilla projection, it's all focused on the lens
The Acting Studio in Hollywood shows considerable promise with Apartment 3A
Off the boulevard and on the street, plays that touch on the real world
Senior activist Margaret Weedman loves the Bible, the Golden Rule, and Rudyard Kipling
The Crumbs spread their disease
With the FBI in pursuit, black activist Nehanda Abiodun a decade ago fled to Cuba, where she still dreams of fomenting a socialist revolution in the United States
Cast of Characters
A wealthy couple disappears, the slumbering Metro-Dade Police Department awakens, and the ghastly deeds of Miami's Sun Gym gang at last come to an end.
Miami's Sun Gym gang developed a taste for blood and money. The police could have stopped them before they killed somebody. But they didn't.
Why are the authorities going after Miami's finest street artists? A damn good question.
John Cunningham, the man behind Driveways of the Rich and Famous, works his magic in Miami
Former DERM official David Ettman is charged and arrested for illegal dumping
A former top official at the Department of Environmental Resources Management is under criminal investigation for illegal dumping
Just when a forlorn section of Liberty City is about to get the help it so desperately needs, along comes Miller Dawkins on his political bulldozer
Meat Puppet Curt Kirkwood sits down and speaks out
There's good money to be made in the game of insurance fraud. Maybe that's why some greedy people are so willing to hustle for clients, fake injuries, stage car accidents, and tell lies.
A Miami heavy-metal band goes for the show-biz brass ring