Vernon Harginy, also known as VURN, sits at the table outside of a Five Guys in North Miami with fellow Pro Club rapper B.Way. Initially, his silence is as strong as the bars on songs such as "Bang" and hYena." But then he cracks a chuckle when Crossfade poses the question many of his followers as ... More >>
Like her native state, Miss Florida Myrrhanda Jones might not have been the best all-around candidate at the Miss America pageant this weekend, but she sure as hell provided the best entertainment. Jones, a senior at the University of Florida, somehow tore her ACL while practicing her baton-twirlin ... More >>
Paul Castronovo is a man who wears many hats. He's half of South Florida's favorite radio program, The Paul and Young Ron Show on Big 105.9, an avid fisherman, and president of Castronovo Vineyards. Castronovo is also a major foodie who frequently talks about South Florida restaurants on his show, ... More >>
On Saturday, September 7, two of Florida's most talented will battle it out for glory at Sun Life Stadium. Oh, and afterward there's a football game between the Florida Gators and Miami Hurricanes.
A man walks deep into the Florida woods, afraid, anxious, and armed with a video camera. He's wearing two sting suits, a vinyl jacket, and leather gloves reinforced with duct tape to ensure that millions of yellow jackets don't crawl up his pant legs or onto his arms, potentially killing him. He kno ... More >>
Innasense was founded in 1990 by A Man Named Scratch, last seen in Belize after saying, "Screw the tour! Let's stay here forever." (He did, however, help the band win its coveted 1991 Best Reggae Band award from Miami New Times.) Today, the group still soldiers on with core members Jimi Dred and V ... More >>
Well, the week has come and almost gone, and despite reports that the NCAA could deliver its Notice of Allegations to the University of Miami this week, it doesn't appear that that's happening.However, the general feeling inside the school is that the football program could avoid major institutional ... More >>
As Hurricane Sandy continues its churn across the Caribbean, tearing up Cuba and barreling toward the Bahamas with Cat 2 winds, fear not, Southern Floridians. Weather Puppy is here to make the natural disaster that much cuter.Invented by Miami entrepreneur Suraj Hemnani and business partner Shiv Tak ... More >>
See also "Six South Florida Athletes To Keep Tabs On During the Games," "Introducing Your Florida Athletes," "London 2012 Olympics: South Florida Athletes (Photos)"The bad news for Team USA so far seems to be Michael Phelps' embarrassing start at the London 2012 Olympics. But the good news is Florid ... More >>
Though final toxicology results on Rudy Eugene's blood turned up only traces of marijuana, experts say there's no way pot could have caused him to eat a man's face. Instead, some suggest he might have been under the influence of a bath-salts-like substance that laboratories are not yet equipped to d ... More >>
Still bogged down by ridiculous student loans? Don't even worry about it. Obviously, if you work real, real hard in the name of this great country of America and love capitalism enough you'll pay them off in no time.Oh, wait, what's that? Senator Marco Rubio, who is 41 years old, is still bogged dow ... More >>
Brenton Brown knows how to hustle. Having come back to his native Miami after graduating from the University of Florida, he doesn't let the haters throw him off his quest to be the next big rapper. Signed with new management, he just made a video for his song, "Lemme Know," with Ghostwridah, a ... More >>
Tyler Weinman, the South Miami-Dade man who was once accused of killing several pet cats, is now suing Miami-Dade County for negligence that lead to his false arrest. The case was dropped in 2010 after an expert hired by the defense found that several of the carcasses of the cats had bites caused ... More >>
Horne was reportedly thankful for the Tasering. Back in 2007, University of Florida student Andrew Meyer delivered the ultimate stun gun catch phrase when he pleaded with police, "Don't Tase me, bro." Four years later, another Florida 20-something, Darrel Horne, asked police to "Taser me, bro" wh ... More >>
While some people want to see the Miami Hurricanes scandal wind up with congressional hearings, at least one prominent Senator says he'd rather see the NCAA shape up than ship the Hurricanes out. Of course, that Senator is Marco Rubio, who just happens to be a former college football player h ... More >>
Paula NiñoTucked away in the historic Cadet Hotel is Pied a Terre, a charming 30-seat restaurant that quietly opened in March as part of a series of improvements to the hotel, which takes its name from the Air Force cadets that were briefly stationed there in the 1940s. Heading its kitchen is An ... More >>
University of Florida professor of food and resource economics Timothy Taylor has been fired after suggesting that Latin American women tend to dress more provocatively at the office than American woman during a lecture on sexual harassment. What exactly that has to do with food and resource econ ... More >>
Will Miami ever have a sensible, convenient and popular public transport system? Not any time soon, but a lot of us have cars, so who cares? Well, the very soil under your feet cares. A new study out of the University of Florida finds that urban Miami has some of the most polluted soil in the wor ... More >>
via The AwlHeaded to a beach near you?The devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has concerned us, but we didn't think it would actually reach the beaches of Miami and other east coast shores. However, a University of Florida oceanographic engineer says that the east coast of Florida is at g ... More >>
Hi everybody!... Everybody who didn't vote for a socialist, that is. Dr. Jack Cassell sounds like a real dick doctor, and that has nothing to do with the fact he specializes in urology.The Mount Dora physician recently put up a sign informing potential patients: "If you voted for Obama... seek ur ... More >>
Florida seemed to be on the fast track to over taking New York as the third most populace state by the 2010 census. Since 2000, Florida's population has boomed by over 3,000,000 and the 2008 estimate put us at 18,328,340, just shy of New Yorks 19,490,297. But according to a new s ... More >>
Jackie Sayet Just chop and saute the warty Karela (bitter melon) with curry to jazz up rice, noodles or a saladKnow how to tell when an ethnic restaurant is authentic? Check out the regular clientele. At Spice 'N' Curry in Sweetwater, you won't find tourists or South Beach jet set. Just some ... More >>
Pahokee's latest superstud hunts a BCS title in Miami.
De Hull battled hurricanes, code enforcers, and banks. Then he ran into a steamroller of a neighbor.
A veteran Olympic swimmer Aims to beat the skeptics.
She shakes, rattles, and rolls on down her own road.
Three teens allegedly killed a man for eleven dollars. Do they deserve the needle?
When campus police tangle with football players at FIU, you can expect a punt
Miami Blue Butterfly
Battling orchid thieves and years of neglect, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden finally takes root
Carnival Waste likes it harsh
The battle to restore funding for the New World School of the Arts is under way
A drama featuring MDCC president Eduardo Padron in the role of backstabbing Brutus. Or is it tyrannical Caesar?
April 2-8, 1998
Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.
Ever wanted to rub out every single insect in your home? Rent a tent!