Donna Shalala hasn't even left yet, but already the University of Miami's party school reputation is back. Playboy released its list of the top ten party schools this year, and the University of Miami comes in at number seven. See also: Donna Shalala Announces Plans to Retire From University of Mia ... More >>
Few things are better than warm cookies with cold milk. And thanks to Insomnia Cookies, you can get exactly that delivered to your doorstep in the middle of the night. This weekend, while waiting in line for the Chippendales show at Mansion, we noticed a new kid on the block. Opening just two weeks ... More >>
A Miami man was caught trying to bring a green Christmas up to the folks of Pennsylvania. Randy Jesus Valdivia, a 38-year-old resident of Surfside, wasn't driving a sleigh, but instead a 2014 Dodge Caravan. On Thursday afternoon, police pulled over the vehicle for displaying "criminal activity ind ... More >>
Playboy's top party school list seems to be an ever changing beast. The University of Miami used to dominate the list back in the '80s, but its party-hard reputation sort of tapered off as its academic standing improved. Though, back in 2009 the school made a dramatic return to reclaim its stop as A ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins wasted no post-lockout time addressing their plagued quarterback situation. They've already signed Pat Devlin, a QB out of the FCS-division University of Delaware. Hopefully the undrafted rookie free agent won't be the only move the 'Fins make at QB, but the team believed in hi ... More >>
via Naked PoliticsBad news for the Miami Herald: its top political reporter, Beth Reinhard, is heading to D.C. to write for the National Journal magazine. Reinhard, a South Florida native who has been with the Herald since 1998, will be the Journal's new chief political correspondent.The only goo ... More >>
Over at our post announcing the first phase of Ultra's line-up this year, commenters have been divided. One camp seemed appalled by the new presence of jam-scene-birthed acts like Lotus, Pretty Lights, and the Disco Biscuits. The other camp's reaction can basically be summed up thusly: "FUCK YEAH ... More >>
via dogfish.comEverybody get your drinking hats on.People have been getting drunk for centuries, hell, thousands of years. American craft brewers Dogfish Head are putting on an Ancient Ales beer dinner at Pacific Time on December 17, and get this, the beers are modern formulations of ancient reci ... More >>
The true cost of the Marlins stadium might be closer to $2.4 billion [NBCMiami]The stars of Miami Ink have a new reality show in the works for the Travel Channel. [Herald]UPenn is partnering with Miami-Dade Public Schools to increase academic recruiting in the county. [NYtimes]Does travel editor Nat ... More >>
Patrons at the revamped SoBe hot spot sound just like the old party animals.
A local gallery spreads the spotlight on artists at the margins.
In her first American survey, Karen Kilimnik heats up MoCA
On March 1, 56 activists for gay rights will gather in Minneapolis and board two buses, one destined for the East Coast and the other for the West. In the bus traveling toward the Pacific will be Delfin Bautista, a 25-year-old social worker born and raised in Miami . Inspired by the Freedom Ride ... More >>
Jon Jacobs wants to make a fortune. His business: virtual real estate.
In Her Shoes is pretty but useless, a Prada with a broken heel
John Legend is the latest star to emerge from the City of Brotherly Love
The federal ban on assault weapons never worked, as Miami-Dade Police Ofcr. Keenya Hubert painfully learned
Relentless Everglades activist Joe Podgor once was lost, but now he's found peace
Officials insist the Lake Belt created by limestone mining in Northwest Miami-Dade will be an eco-panacea. Critics say that's all wet.
A legal battle between developer Ron Bloomberg and Beach officials over the fate of the city's cultural campus has both sides fuming
The New World Symphony hopes to start a classical music revolution with a bunch of kids and a big idea
Sam Thompson, hard-charging dean of the University of Miami's law school, has high hopes, strong opinions, and a tendency to attract trouble
Tamara Hendershot seeks out those who work their artistic magic in obscurity. The visionary art she finds is hot, but for her, buying and selling it is a labor of love.
An international group of academics dissects the South Beach party scene
Fredgie's quest for kids' show success hasn't exactly been a barrel of laughs -- but then again, it sure is a funny business
Here comes another singer-songwriter-guitarist-plumber
Leas Campbell, the man who ruled Miami's rock scene throughout the Seventies, is bringing it all back home in the Nineties