On July 4, 1776, after approving the Declaration of Independence and formally announcing the 13 colonies' freedom from the British Empire, the Second Continental Congress pounded its gavel and ecstatically exclaimed, "Pool party!" Now 237 years later, we in the Magic City continue to proudly observ ... More >>
There's no such thing as too much precaution following last week's travesty. Twp Miami-Dade schools were placed on lockdown today after a shooting occurred nearby.
After hundreds of dirty jobs, Mike Rowe is taking a break to have a drink. Beginning Wednesday, September 19, you can have a drink with Rowe as he talks alcohol and hosts the world premiere of Discovery Channel's three-part series How Booze Built America. Take a seat alongside Rowe at the bar a ... More >>
It took 56 signatures and seemingly endless bloodshed. But on July 4, 1776, 13 American colonies became independent of the British Empire and the United States of America was born. Though electronic dance music was still centuries away on that fateful day, some scholars suggest that the Declaratio ... More >>
When Sen. Marco Rubio announced he'd be sitting out the Conservative Political Action Conference this year, it gave the impression that he was trying to distance himself, for now at least, from certain elements of the right wing. Well, Rubio actually did make an appearance at CPAC today, though t ... More >>
It's not that long ago that Miami Beach was proud to be a racist entity. Segregation meant that by law the beach was only for whites. This week, South Beach will go insane with Super Bowl parties for everybody to enjoy, but don't forget what a fucked up place it used to be, and give thanks tha ... More >>
The original George.
WEAM celebrates the original banana-skirt dancer
Josephine Baker set the benchmark for fabulosity.
Karen Peterson brings dance history home
Feel the breeze at the library
Twelfth Annual Miami International Map Fair
Celebrating the revolution prematurely
New World Symphony
Author chronicles joy and death in 1800s Chicago
Sugar leavened with enough spice makes tasty holiday fare
He may be across the ocean, but Czech Pres. Havel's Cuban-exile headaches have already begun
Those were the days when wit with wine expressed a budding culture
Colonel William English
Little Havana Bike Tour
The Brazilian Divas
Miami's "Buenos Dias, America" crew
The housewife who saved FDR's life, the ghosts that roam Vizcaya, the sea serpent of Biscayne Bay, and other Miami legends, yarns, and flat-out lies