Something just ain't kosher.As reported by Short Order earlier this week, ConAgra Foods, Inc., the company that produces those delicious Hebrew National hot dogs, is being sued. Well, not only sued, but sued in a class action lawsuit. The law firm of Blackwell Burke filed the suit in Minne ... More >>
Florida is notorious for Medicare fraud, and we also have more than our fair share of food stamp fraud. At least Miami residents can console themselves with the fact that our food stamp defrauders are not as shameless as those in other states.EBT cards, modern-day food stamps, are being traded for c ... More >>
We're not sure that sex with a prostitute whose fee is two cheeseburgers would actually be worth it. In fact, maybe just eating the cheeseburgers ourselves would be a better use of our resources. How good could it be for two cheap burgers? We'll never know though, because the cheeseburger bugger is ... More >>
Hugo Chavez has a new plan to save Venezuela's teetering national economy and it's, uh, shipping giant mountains of gold into Venezuela amid a procession of tanks so he can end the "dictatorship of the U.S. dollar" and possibly "offer President Obama a loan."So how did his grateful people react? ... More >>
James Cooper and James Kouzaris were found dead in a public housing project near Sarasota.Residents of "Knifecrime Island" might become increasingly wary of traveling to the "Gunshine State." The brutal murder of two British tourists in Sarasota has shocked the United Kingdom, and now the country ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenCandy ravers, not candy stripers: These girls can't help you.There's this shared fantasy among neo-hippies, blissed-out druggies, and naïve first-time festival-goers that three-day music extravaganzas like Ultra Music Festival are all about fun and friendship. But here's the ... More >>
Frederica Wilson and her hats won big last night.Prediction: Next election, silly hats are in. Rival school board candidates will rock diamond-plated mitres and Budweiser-stocked beer helmets. Marco Rubio will demolish Charlie Crist after finding a totally sweet plaid Tam O'Shanter at a garage sale ... More >>
Remember Doug Giles? He's the father of "ACORN ho" Hannah Giles, an aspiring conservative talking head, and senior pastor of Aventura's Clash Church. Giles has always been unhinged, but his latest video is a bigoted, ignorant hate fest that attacks Muslims and undermines America's freedom of rel ... More >>
In today's roundup of the sins of South Florida: A former county employee faces 20 charges of child pornography, a man is killed after a fight at a South Beach club, a veteran security guard is mysteriously found dead behind a dollar store in Southwest Dade, two men are arrested for a fire exting ... More >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.
Headliner Market Group's Memorial Day Weekend 2010 PartyHosted by Amber Rose, Allen Iverson, Mario, and CassieWith Music by DJ Clue and Stevie J. Club Play, Miami BeachFriday, May 28, 2010Better Than: Staying at home based on stereotypes about Memorial Day Weekend in South Beach. First ... More >>
Jacob KatelMiami Heat demigod Dwyane Wade's life got a bit simpler today when he settled a series of lawsuits with former business partners. The dollar amount of the settlement to the suits, which stem from a thwarted chain of restaurants and a charter school bearing his name, is confidential ... More >>
Courtesy of Whiskey BlueThis photo, which was taken by a professional and not at this event, fits tonight because Whiskey Blue was almost this empty New Times Broward-Palm Beach Calendar Editor Mickie Centrone has the enviable job of knowing about every event that happens within the boundaries of ... More >>
He's mellowed a lot.Not sure if you heard, but the Super Bowl's coming to Miami. Since the Dolphins didn't make it, we care nothing about the on-field contest. Far more intriguing is the galaxy of debauchery that will be descending on our innocent city for the big weekend -- including almos ... More >>
We all know someone who likes to play with his or her food, so why not give that epicurean enthusiast in your life a little fun this holiday season? Lots of new games are either already out on shelves or will be released in time for the holidays, so drop that turkey and get to the stores! Or just st ... More >>
Just back from Guatemala, and jonesing for raw fish and the curative powers of pickled ginger, we dragged our sorry carcasses and knotted, rebellious intestines over to Sushi Jo in West Palm Beach late Sunday for a bit of s&s. We just couldn't resist that Guatemalan street food, could we? Had to hav ... More >>
Thug life ain't no good life, but it's my life.
Jimmy Sabatino, self-described child of the Mafia, displayed a prodigious talent for confidence games even as a teenager. If he hadn't threatened to kill President Clinton, he'd probably be scamming today.