For Dena Marino, everything changed after her first home economics class. It was in that unlikely place -- in a football-crazed high school in a middling city near the Jersey shore -- that the petite blonde had an epiphany. She wanted to become a chef. It didn't come as a total surprise. Growing up ... More >>
The last time Yathomas Riley stepped through a crowd and into a boxing ring was more than three years ago. The blows he received that day at a Connecticut casino seemed real; the bruises too painful to doubt. But they were child's play compared to the hit he would take two months later. No amount of ... More >>
On Tuesday, a week and a day after Miami New Times published online a report describing hundreds of pages of records from the office of a Coral Gables clinic, Biogenesis, the first professional baseball players have acknowledged involvement with owner Anthony Bosch. In statements issued Tuesday to ... More >>
When the Marlins signed Mark Buehrle last year, the starting pitcher soon realized that his pet pit bull Slater wasn't welcome in Miami thanks to the county's pit bull ban. At least in South Florida he had the option of moving his family up to Broward County, where the dogs are legal.Shortly after f ... More >>
photo by Ian WitlenNo Age last played Miami this past December at the Fountain Art Fair.It's no secret that Crossfade loves L.A.'s best scrappy lo-fi punk duo, No Age. Luckily for us, No Age seems to love our hometown right back -- or at least have booking agents who do. No seriously, they've pub ... More >>
Some parents are never prosecuted. Antonio Balta got 20 years.
Tom HealyThere was no indication, early on, that Tom Healy would become a poet. Growing up on a farm in upstate New York, in an environment he describes as "brutalizing in every aspect," Healy didn't get much intellectual encouragement. Mostly, he spent his time doing the hard work required on a ... More >>
The investigation into a cop killing in the '70s leads to a law professor who helped launch Barack Obama's political career.
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The B-52's reappear just in time for far out to be way in again.
The religious right's ex-gay movement is scouting local recruits
Loud rock music, sleight of hand, and life in a trailer. What a combo!
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Preach. Convert. Repeat.
The game of baseball isn't played against the clock, which is a good thing because Jack McKeon has lots of stories to tell
Three women were manipulated in death by the person they trusted most in life
Dogville screws the pooch
A Delray Beach businessman has made quite a splash. But is he all wet?
Dumb passengers: 50 Caught terrorists: 0
Florida's ban on gays as adoptive foster parents is medieval
The man who created Josie and the Pussycats can't understand why his girls don't belong to him
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Veruca Salt Moves On With New Album
Koerner's picking and singing spans four decades of Americana
How some of Miami's brightest lights nearly trashed a piece of local history
What did your kids learn in school today? To drink Coke.
"Hey, I'm no Calvin Klein," says Shanie Jacobs. Yet her handmade angora garments fetch up to $2500 a pop.
Yet another plan to reopen the jinxed Firehouse Four turns out to be all wet
No hulking concrete slab at water's edge? No arts center hidden by noisy expressways? No bombed-out corridors of desolation? A dream, right?
Pimps, whores, druggies, maybe even a commissioner. It's not the house he owns, it's the people he knows.