Ernest Valdes stands on top of the ring's ropes and uses his championship belt as a mirror. He primps into the gold plastic's reflection, making sure his hair -- oil-spill slick with leave-in conditioner -- is perfectly in place. Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What" blasts through the speakers of the Port ... More >>
Dead Milkmen With Humbert and Sandratz Grand Central, Miami Friday, April 11, 2014 While it can be difficult to watch certain punk outfits age (and settle into the awkward complacency that has plagued so many legendary bands in recent years), the brand of punk peddled by Philadelphia's Dead Milkmen ... More >>
After the party winds down and clubs start closing, you still need a place to go to finish off the night before passing out with a half-eaten, gas station egg salad sandwich in your hand. Thank God for dive bars. It's hard to pin down exactly what a dive bar is, you just know it when you step into ... More >>
A candid conversation with South Florida's rising Tea Party star.
Food trucks these days are big business. Midway Ford in Doral hopes a collection of at least ten trucks will bring in car buyers and fun seekers alike."We did something like this 20 years ago," recalls sales manager Rafael Gil. "We had a circus, old cars. But that was many moons ago."Tonight's ... More >>
The U-Boats Dead and Desperate EP (Crow Records) For years, I've searched for Dead and Desperate. And the only time I ever came across a bona fide copy, I was too broke to claim it as my own when the eBay bidding surpassed the $250 mark. Oh well ... The record is the U-Boats' follow-up to 1982 ... More >>
Photo via Barackobama.com Yesterday's Herald article covering Barack Obama's Tuesday speech at the VFW convention in Orlando claimed "the GOP criticized Obama, a member of the veterans services committee, for voting against $120 billion for the war last year." While it's totally true that the GOP ... More >>
You may be reading this tomorrow when none of this matters. But I thought I’d give you a little flavor of just how weird life gets for us here at the New Times. While most cities and towns snooze during their local elections. The City of Progress jitters and jumps and shouts and calls each othe ... More >>