John Thrasher has held a lot of positions in his life: speaker of the Florida House, chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, lobbyist, chairman of Rick Scott's reelection campaign, and current state senator. Yesterday the Florida State University Board of Trustees voted 11-2 to appoint Thrashe ... More >>
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 >>
Are you 305 till you die? Because that might mean you'll be 305 for a long, long time. According to a new study, Miami-Dade is one of the healthiest counties not only in Florida but also in all of America. It's in the top 10 percent of healthiest counties overall across the United States and the fif ... More >>
We all know that a sommelier is a trained wine professional. And we've each encountered beer snobs - perhaps less refined, but they have an equally enviable level of specialty knowledge. While wine and spirits experts are fine and dandy, in the world of gastronomers, it's certified cheese professi ... More >>
As YouTube becomes increasingly wealthy, its stars and the networks that contract with them battle for money and creative control.
At the University of Miami, William Joseph was a star of the 2001 national championship team's fearsome defense, leading the Canes in QB sacks and tackles for a loss. Joseph has since retired from football after an eight-year NFL career, but he'd better hope he's still got some killer defense left i ... More >>
This week, Miami's lucky number is six.Hot on the heels of the city's ranking as America's sixth trashiest Spring Break destination, Inside College has ranked the University of Miami at #6 on its list of "most fun" institutions of higher learning in the U.S. -- beating out every other Florida sch ... More >>
Breaking news from the best twitter in the land, Playboy's: the University of Miami is no longer the no. 1 party school in the country. It is with a heavy heart that we report that the University of Texas at Austin is the new champion, thanks to its "big-time sports, gorgeous babes, [and] great ... More >>
Miami prepares today for the Great Invasion of 2009, a.k.a. the Phish Comeback New Year's Eve Concert Run. Along with the four arena shows by these road warriors comes a string of local afterparties. One of the best kickoffs tonight is Orchard Lounge's late night dance-a-thon at the Vagabon ... More >>
This Miami Beach hippie is not like the others
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Rainer Maria perfects its brand of emotional indie-rock
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They were local bodybuilders with a penchant for steroids, strippers, and quick cash. And they became expert in the use of a peculiar motivational tool: Torture.
Eusebio Escobar may dream of a career as a fashion designer, but his current line is doing well: Haute couture Santería
Lawyers Tina Fassnacht and Stacy Taeuber are all-purpose advocates at the West Dade immigrant camp
Nearly four years ago a couple of intrepid entrepreneurs opened Zanjabil in hopes of inspiring their neighbors in the black Grove. They're still hoping.
She's naive. She lacks experience. She's too "nice" to survive in Dade's policitical jungle. So why is Katy Sorenson so dangerous?
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