Perhaps you're worried about paying your rent, or you're kind of angry the Subway value meal deal went from $5 to $6, or you're busy looking up instructions on how to make thrifty DIY holiday gifts for your family right now. Well, boy, do we have some good news for you: Florida's rich got richer l ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke gives a history lesson on the black golfer who broke the color barrier. On November 24, Barack Obama will drape the Presidential ... More >>
Anyone who is even remotely into food should also be into cooking classes. Unless, you work in a kitchen yourself, chances are you could always use a few tips and pointers. This past Friday night, Veritage Miami's Interactive Dinner at the InterContinental Miami brought together local culinary ent ... More >>
Veritage Miami kicks off this week. Formerly known as the United Way Miami Wine & Food Festival, the four-day event is now its in 19th year. If this is the first time you've heard about it, you have some catching up to do. Luckily, there are plenty of events to get you up to speed. It starts this W ... More >>
Once again, we've made it through the work week and the weekend beckons to us. This weekend is all about indulgences. So, whether you like eating fried foods and getting tossed around afterward or drinking beer and chomping on corned beef, this weekend promises to be filled with food, drink, and go ... More >>
If you think eating and drinking all week is irresponsible behavior, think again. While we all might be broke, underfed, and over-stressed, taking part in any kind of food-centric events helps us come back down to earth. Hanging out with friends, sipping a fine wine, drinking a good craft, and nos ... More >>
The 305 has always been about bumping and grinding to ass-clapping booty bass music. And it ain't gonna change if homeboy Jesse Perez gets his way. The DJ-producer and dirty mastermind behind Mr. Nice Guy Records has been busy releasing sleazy, bass-infused jacking house grooves on the local scene ... More >>
Local craft beer is here in Miami for all to try at the Brews n' Bites craft beer tasting event this Thursday at Mary Brickell Village. It kicks off the United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival. There will be over 100 craft beers to try. Among those with a tap list are local beer purveyors Luis Brign ... More >>
Over the weekend, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez revealed he is entertaining the idea of eliminating the city manager's position in favor of the strong mayor form of government. His proposal, which would require voter approval to change the city charter, makes sense because it gives residents one ... More >>
Ronda Vangates was once caught up in one of the worst scandals of Rudy Crew's tenure as Ronda Vangates is Ready to Take Over For Solomon Stinsonâ€‹Miami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent. Today, the 38-year-old school district bureaucrat is the anointed successor to board member Solomon Stin ... More >>
His opponent, county lobbyist Jorge Luis Lopez, has outraised him $300,000 to $150,000.
Dorrin Rolle’s dedication to his district is in question
In the wake of Miami's fire fee scandal, the city manager goes nuclear on the Herald, Tomas Regalado, and taxpayers
Will the mission's miseries tarnish the perception of Camillus House?
For more than 80 years the Miami Times has been the voice of the black community, but fewer and fewer people are listening
A small cadre of exile fanatics now controls the Bush administration's Cuba policy, and Fidel Castro couldn't be happier
Two benefit events compete for wine-and-diners
A grand plan to fight Latin poverty flunks out at UM
Hey, those almost-empty water bottles and mints may go a long way someday
Naomi and her son can't find work, can't pay the rent, and can't get help, but they're grateful to be here
One cop would rather resign than compromise his integrity
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Miami needs you for a makeover
Turns out the best possible way to rescue Miami-Dade's remaining rural farmland is to incorporate as a ... city. Huh?
So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.
Steve Shiver demonstrates once again why he is not qualified to be county manager
He's Miami's premier citizen advocate. He attends scads of boring meetings so you don't have to. He's on a mission. And he's going broke in the process.
Miami's joyous Caribbean fete attracts hundreds of thousands of revelers each year. So why has it remained overlooked and underfunded? Let's put it this way: The event isn't held on Calle Ocho.
Firpo Garcia has one big advantage in his school board campaign. His name is Sol Stinson.
Haiti's Strings forges its own style
November 12 - 18, 1998
Bernardo Benes helped free hundreds of Cuban political prisoners twenty years ago. Hardliners in Miami hate him for it.
He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most
She's naive. She lacks experience. She's too "nice" to survive in Dade's policitical jungle. So why is Katy Sorenson so dangerous?
Potential suicide. Sexual anxiety. Adolescent angst. No matter how hung-up you are, the counselors at Switchboard of Miami won't hang up -- or give up -- on you.
Michael Aller can smooth-talk with the best of them. His political friends in Miami Beach love him for it. His creditors don't.
Men are still beating women, and rock music is still trying to change the world