Some people feel bad for the music industry, but we don't. There may be more illegal downloads than ever. But there are still plenty of super-rich musicians sitting on golden thrones, dining on the hopes and dreams of others and little sandwiches with no crust. OK, just because they're wealthy, t ... More >>
DJ Irie (or Ian Grocher, as he's known to his family back in St. Croix, Virgin Islands) is possibly the hardest working man in the Miami music biz. Rarely seen anywhere but behind the decks, he has been the official DJ to the Miami Heat for 13 years. Off season, he can be seen spinning at famous fr ... More >>
For Dr. Raja Narine, Miami Broward One Carnival and its scantily-clad outfits are a guilty pleasure. "My patients would be shocked," said Narine, a native of Trinidad and Tobago. "It feels good to let loose and celebrate our culture."Narine and thousands of other native Caribbeans -- as well as love ... More >>
Jeff McInnis was raised in Niceville, a small town in the Florida Panhandle. He spent his childhood on fishing boats and, in the summertime, on his family's working farms. "Southern food was introduced to me at a young age at my grandparents' farm in Tunnel Springs, Alabama," he explains. His gastr ... More >>
Ha! Yeah right. No fuckin chance TexassholesDamn near everybody in Wade County knows wassup. It's time to put Dallas in the furnace, turn the Heat up, and watch em' burn, baby! Burn!And since we the best and all, here are the five best new fan-made songs and videos rallying for our hometeam to st ... More >>
Keith Richards has lived long enough to talk some smack to Lee ZimmermanMusic vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, a cutting remark from Keith Richards during a chance encounter with the Rolli ... More >>
Image via Urban DaddySit down, stay awhile.Fresh Beer Inc. is the South Florida grassroots marketing, sales, and distribution company that is helping craft beer stake its rightful claim on our bar and restaurant menus and store shelves. More on them soon.For now, learn more the easy way: Eat and ... More >>
Sven Vogtland is the sommelier for the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale, and a 13 year veteran of the craft who has served bottles in the sunny Virgin Islands and in far-away Vietnam. In this column, Vogtland will discuss the latest trends in wine, from what bottles and regions are blowing up to the new ... More >>
Hey, why not? Hair Gelz Carvalho thinks that while all this bail-out stuff is going, the public schools should be bailed out too. [Herald]Manny Diaz would also like some sort of Federal stimulus package that would make his job a lot easier, too. [Reuters]Charlie Crist is considering a moratorium on ... More >>
Russ and Kevin Otway could be poster boys for South Florida's green set. The 29-year-old twins grew up on a 32-foot boat in the Virgin Islands without a refrigerator. By age 6, they were diving for lobster. Their family wasted little and lived from the sea. After graduating high school in 1997, the ... More >>
Brenda Lanzendorf's underwater excavations reveal Biscayne Bay's secret past
Classical music meets South Beach yuppie
Four days at a South Carolina boot camp
Leon Coldero carries the soca flame from Florida to Trinidad
Local rappers are representin' the Caribbean hood
At least the Heat's Xtreme Team special-events coordinator is a winner
On NW Eighth Street and Fourth Avenue, near I-95, Ignatius Murray, Overtown's Veggie Man, is practicing urban farming
Blues, son, dancehall, compas, and Maradona
Bridget Garcia swears she was raped. The Aventura police chief says her story stinks. If anything stinks, it's the Aventura Police Department's own investigation.
When Bridget Garcia came to work for Regina Greenhill, the two couldn't have been closer. Life couldn't have been sweeter. Then the nightmare descended.
Two parts pragmatism and one part nostalgia keep Miami's last propeller-driven cargo planes skimming the skies
Everyone seems to love the Florida commander of the Army Corps of Engineers. So why do his superiors want him to leave?
Luggage isn't the only thing that gets lost at Miami's bustling airport. There's Volvos and Hondas and Fords -- oh, my!
Creating an artificial reef is no longer a slam-dunk affair, despite an abundance of missile sites, water towers, and wanna-be philanthropists
What could be more exciting and fulfilling than the life of a consul? Well, lots of things, actually.
Here's a new idea: Haitian babies born at the Guantanamo Naval Station should be considered U.S. citizens
The venerated Weekly World News burns Miami's press with a local model's plastic-surgery meltdown
Marianne Flemming shakes the folk