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Utah

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    The Mormon Church Will Soon Own More Private Land Than Anyone In Florida

    The Mormons have arrived. Yesterday, a taxpaying corporate affiliate of the Mormon Church announced it's finalizing a deal with St. Joe Company in the Florida Panhandle that will bring its overall land ownership to nearly 670,000 acres, a swath larger than any other private holding in the Sunshine ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 23, 2013

    Behind the Scenes of the "Ag-Gag" War

    The death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists rages on.

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Sean "Diddy" Combs and Mark Wahlberg Launch AQUAHydrate, Judd Apatow Not Impressed

    Miami resident Sean"Diddy" Combs (that's apparently his serious business name) and Mark Wahlberg (who has long since stopped referring to himself as Marky Mark), have partnered to sell water.But wait, folks! It's not just water -- it's a "revolutionary new performance water" set to "take over the be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Taylor Swift Announces Red Tour, Coming to Miami on April 10

    Taylor Swift's new album Red has been flying off the shelves before it even hit them. In fact, Billboard has basically guaranteed that it'll come out on top of the charts with an estimated 1.1 million units sold by week's end. So all y'all are probably walking around humming her latest single, d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Florida is the 12th Most Racist State, At Least According to Our Google Searches

    Google knows all our dirty secrets.Think about it. If you commissioned a telephone survey to find out how many people enjoyed Japanese fart porn, very few people would admit to the survey taker that they were among its admirers. Though, Google search data might prove that there actually are a big hu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    ¡Mayday! Tells Miami, "Bitch, I'm Back":
    The Music Video/Interview Mashup

    The ¡Mayday! dudes have a message for Miami, and it's "Bitch, I'm back ... Again." Ever since joining the Strange Music army, these rap warriors have been patrolling the countryside (from Pigdick, Arkansas, to Shitshoe, Utah, and everywhere in between) on a roadwar for the musical soul of America ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    The Cheese Course in Pinecrest: Cheese and Stories

    Michael DiBuono is not just a cheese monger at the newly opened Cheese Course in Pinecrest. He's a curator of stories. Cheese stories, to be exact. Holding up a squat white goat cheese that looks like a pyramid with the top lopped off, DiBuono tells me that's exactly what it is. "This is Valencay ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Florida Among America's Best-Loved States (By People Who Don't Live Here)

    ​A North Carolina polling firm apparently had some free time on its hands recently, so they decided to ask a random sampling of a few thousand Americans what they thought about every single state in the country. Good news, Florida: They like us!Of course most of those polled don't actually live he ... More >>

  • News

    November 3, 2011
  • Music

    November 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Diplo, Dinosaurs, and Jamaican Dancehall at LIV November 9

    Facebook​Diplodocuses were some of the gnarliest dinosaurs in North America. They were friendly, survived on a diet of mostly tree branches and water plants, and generally kicked it prehistorically 'round Utah and Colorado. But the Diplodocus is also the inspiration behind one of electro music's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Florida Woman With Two Uteruses Delivers Twins

    Morton Plant Hospital/St. Pete Times​Andreea Barbosa was born with two fully functioning uteruses, and she has put both to good work. On September 15, the 24-year-old Clearwater woman gave birth to two babies -- one from each uterus. Doctors say the chances of such a pregnancy happening are one in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Clemente DiMuro, "Feather Man," Killed Anhingas for Their Plumes, Ke$ha Unharmed

    Wikimedia CommonsNo Ke$has were harmed by Clemente DiMuro.​Ah, Miami. So close to the Everglades. So far from sanity.It's a dangerous combination. For instance, when poachers such as Clemente DiMuro shoot protected anhinga "snakebirds," chop off their pretty feathers, and sell them on the Internet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Odd Future Announces Halloween Show at the Fillmore Miami Beach

    ​Last night, Tyler the Creator tweeted the meaty schedule for hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All's upcoming Golf Wang Tour 2011. Not only will the raunchy sultans of swag be performing here in the 305 on Halloween night, but the show is another in a steady stream of solid F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Gotham's New Chef Todd Miller On Steakhouses, Succotash, and Mormons

    New top toque Todd MillerAs Short Order learned late yesterday, Todd Miller has been hired as chef de cuisine at Gotham Steak in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Chef Miller is currently "in the kitchen performing," but he's really just getting started. "We'll be rolling out new dishes over the next w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Bardot's WMC 2011 Lineup: Eyes Lips Eyes, LazerDisk SexParty, Young Empires, and Others

    Jill Weisberg​Speakeasy and small live music venue Bardot has really brought the 'burbs and the beach to Midtown since it opened a few years ago. North of Space and west of South Beach, it's right off the highway, so Winter Music Conference partiers will find their way there easily, with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Mainstream Media is Free to Hate Again! Miami Heat's 12-Game Win Streak Snapped

    ​Apparently, the Miami Heat are only able to beat the Dallas Mavericks if the two are playing in the NBA Finals. Dirk Nowitzki dropped 26 points while Jason Terry scored all of his 19 late in the fourth quarter as the Mavericks ended the Heat's 12-game winning streak in a 98-96 final Monday night. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Buzz Bake Sale Preview: The Used

    Emo, screamo, post-punk, pop punk, alt-rock, post-hardcore, call it whatever the hell you want--attempting to keep track of the subgenrefication of moody rock bands in eyeliner is practically impossible. But we can all still agree on good music versus bad music, and The Used most definitely falls un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Awesome New Republic Tour Cut Short By Accident, Broken Bone

    Awesome New Republic was celebrating its most extensive national tour to date -- but that's now most definitively in the past tense. The story goes that B. Rob, half of the band's awesomeness, was on some vaguely western body of water, and bet that he could jump from one dock to another nearby. He d ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 23, 2009

    Asia de Cuba Wows in South Beach

    Big, distinctive food and a distinctively big bill.

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    BET's College Hill: South Beach Premiers Next Week

    via PR Newswire College Hill is basically BET's answer to the Real World, but with a lot less transsexuals and eye-liner wearing boys from Utah, and a lot more students from historically black universities. Seven students from throughout the country live together for a semester. In the first few sea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Arizona, The Worst NCAA Tourney Bid Ever, Headed To Miami

    They didn't win 20 games. They finished .500 in a mediocre conference. Their best player is a goofy looking white guy. They lost five of their last six games of the season. Courtesy Wikimedia CommonsYet somehow the geniuses running the NCAA selection committee added up these facts and de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    The Real Housewives of Various Governor's Mansions

    I was just checking the ol' RSS reader, and discovered that Naked Politics has a post up alerting readers to outtakes from The Real Housewives of New York City featuring Florida's First Lady Carole Rome.  I am insanely jealous we did not have this first (btw, anyone notice that the Rome has exc ... More >>

  • Music

    February 26, 2009
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    February 19, 2009

    Meg & Dia Among Highlights of Take Action Tour, at Revolution Mar. 1

    Hopeless Records and nonprofit organization Sub City have joined forces with music chain F.Y.E. to put on the eighth annual Take Action Tour. To date, this tour has raised over $550,000 for DoSomething.org, a nonprofit focused not on one particular charity, but rather on providing tools, resources a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn: I'm Not Always Negative

    I get a lot of feedback about how I'm always negative and not positive. So if people think that all I do is bitch and complain, then they should e-mail me and give me something to write about. What are the topics people want to hear about? What are the concerns people have about the scene in Miami? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    News Roundup

    The federal government decided that the county can be treated like a big boy again, and gave back control of the housing agency. HUD had seized control in 2007. [Herald]Sorry, no split title. The Florida Gators finish #1 on the AP poll after last night's BCS win. By the way, I'm all for Miami hiring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Put a Burka on that Gin Bottle!

    Here's one for my "Oh for fuck's sake!" files:Legislators in Utah are pushing to restrict restaurants that make mixed drinks in full view of minors, arguing that all those pretty, glittering bottles and delicious-looking garnishes behind the bar constitute a sore temptation, one that could lead you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2008

    Former Avenue D Singer Bikes Across America

    Courtesy of Girls Gone Wildlife You love this ass! Debbie Attias takes a cross country bike ride to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund. Does she look like a slut? No, Debbie Attias, half of the now-defunct, Brooklyn-based, MIA born-and-raised Avenue D, looks like a cyclist. She and friend Kari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2007
  • Music

    April 5, 2007
  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    The Music Men

    Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    Dissent for Sale

    Opposition is a commodity in Sundance docs

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    Sympathy for the Devil

    Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    The Kids Are Not All Right

    From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    Sympathy for the Devil

    Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    The Music Men

    Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune

  • News

    June 22, 2006

    Rough Love

    Kids from South Florida and beyond are sent to Jamaica to straighten up. Or else.

  • News

    June 15, 2006

    Sidewalk Salvation

    Preach. Convert. Repeat.

  • Film

    February 2, 2006

    Now Playing

    The World's Fastest Indian

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Spin Without Sin

    Meet Kaskade, an unlikely man of the house

  • Dining

    June 21, 2001

    Side Dish

    Why be dry?

  • Film

    December 7, 2000

    Into Rare Air

    Too many shocks numb the senses in Vertical Limit

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    April 22, 1999
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    November 12, 1998
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    June 12, 1997
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    November 14, 1996
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    December 9, 1992
  • Culture

    August 19, 1992
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    July 18, 1990
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