University of Southern California

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

    Vagabond Restaurant Menu Preview: Short Ribs, Seasonal Flavors, and Grasshoppers

    The Vagabond Restaurant hasn't even opened yet and already it's one of the most talked about places to open in Miami. It could be the restaurant's setting, at the newly refurbished Vagabond Hotel, a MiMo gem on Biscayne Boulevard, or it could be the chance to see art and food integrated together, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2014

    Vagabond Restaurant in MiMo: Art Is an Integral Part of the Menu

    The Vagabond Hotel's spectacular renovation will come full circle when the Vagabond Restaurant opens next month, just in time for Art Basel. Restaurant partners Alvaro Perez, Chris Wang, and chef Alex Chang are nearing completion on the space, which will incorporate art and the restaurant's outdoor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    25 Richest Musicians of 2013

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    The Ten Most Famous University of Miami Dropouts

    Lots of successful people have degrees from the University of Miami. Everyone from Gloria Estefan to, like, 10 percent of the NFL. But some of the school's most famous former students never graduated -- either opting to transfer or quit college altogether. Current UM kids, don't take this as inspira ... More >>

  • News

    April 21, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Did Bobby Kent, Guy Who Claims to Have Invented "Charge" Stadium Anthem, Steal It From Somebody Else?

    ‚ÄčThe plot just thickened in the saga of the stadium ditty that goes "Da da da da da da CHARGE!" On Monday, we reported that South Florida musician Bobby Kent was suing for royalties for the anthem, which he copyrighted in 1980 and claimed was being used by stadiums around the country without his ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 21, 2009
  • News

    April 17, 2008

    Toke It Easy

    Snap out of it, 4/20 revelers: Florida legislators want to stomp on your buzz.

  • News

    April 19, 2007

    Big-Bucks Benchwarmer

    A straight-from-high-school phenom stays intimate with the Heat bench

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Daddy's Girl

    A local millionaire learns a valuable lesson: Don't sleep with your daughter and then sue her

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Forever Missing Part 2

    Donna Weaver hoped to get help from the FBI in finding her husband. Instead she got crooked agents working with violent drug dealers

  • News

    March 17, 2005

    No News Is Bad News

    You knew local TV newscasts were lame, you just didn't know how lame

  • Culture

    February 6, 2003

    The Pain Train

    Two years later, a digital-video short film became an overnight ad sensation

  • Culture

    October 18, 2001

    Reel War

    The Army and Hollywood join hands to wage virtual, bloodless battles

  • Culture

    August 30, 2001

    Back to School

    Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm

  • Culture

    February 8, 2001

    Back to the Future

    Robert Wise finishes Star Trek: The Motion Picture--22 years later

  • News

    July 13, 2000


    Firpo Garcia has one big advantage in his school board campaign. His name is Sol Stinson.

  • Music

    February 3, 2000

    Afro-Blues Through a Blank Eye

    Les Blank doesn't want his MTV

  • Calendar

    October 7, 1999
  • Dining

    September 30, 1999

    The Puck Factory

    Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    Moreno Madness

    Who has a word for every occasion? FIU professor and quotemeister Dario Moreno, of course.

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    School of Hard Rocks

    From his wheelchair Doug Burris runs the show, loud and proud, at Miami Beach High

  • Film

    March 12, 1998
  • News

    November 20, 1997

    Loads of Dirty Laundry

    Bounced checks, phony documents, multiple bankruptcies, countless lawsuits, burned business partners, and an army of avenging attorneys might discourage most entrepreneurs. But as far as Mohamed Ibrahim is concerned, it all just comes out in the wash.

  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Uncommon Law

    Sam Thompson, hard-charging dean of the University of Miami's law school, has high hopes, strong opinions, and a tendency to attract trouble

  • News

    March 14, 1996

    United They Stand

    Labor organizer Monica Russo helps Dade's nursing home workers form a more perfect union

  • News

    May 4, 1995

    Field of Teens

    When you grow up in the migrant labor camps of South Dade, sometimes it's gang life -- and sometimes it's no life

  • Film

    August 16, 1994
  • Music

    November 3, 1993

    Take Your Pick

    Four mighty guitarists have an ax to grind