One long night in the late '90s, Coconut Grove native Robert "Beau" Thompson was "absolutely hammered" and about to get very lucky with the beautiful daughter of an oil tycoon. In the darkness Thompson fumbled for a condom, but he couldn't tell which side was up. Forced to resign himself to a window ... More >>
Walgreens is known for their architecturally interesting stores that dot Miami Beach, but inside those stores look, well, pretty much like a regular Walgreens. For their latest planned expansion on the island, the drugstore chain is hoping to move into an historically protected structure, the Bon Ai ... More >>
Three Miami-Dade Police officers are recovering this morning and two suspects are dead after a massive county-spanning manhunt. The incident began around 4:30 a.m. when the first officer tried to arrest a subject after gunshots were reported in the 2200 block of NW 27th Avenue. The suspect shot th ... More >>
A man was left stripped of his clothes with a bullet in his stomach early this morning in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood after being approached by two unknown men. His girlfriend, who was with him at the time, was able to escape and get help.
This Chrismahanukwanzika, Drake did something really, really crazy. He walked into a Walgreens. And it must have been the first time since late November 2011. Because the "greatest ever" rapper just realized the commercial giants of the world have been stacking cake all year by marketing his hashta ... More >>
Introducing the new Walgreens, your 24-hour-a-day one-stop source for aspirin, Red Bull, sunscreen, condoms, fresh sushi and fine cheeses.What? Oh yes. You're reading this correctly. Walgreens is debuting its flagship 8,000th store today, December 1, featuring the following luxe items:
Talking about the alcohol in pouches, "We put the pouches on shelves with the cold beer and it's selling pretty good. It's new and I guess people like it because we're always refilling the shelves."
Sometimes when you get a bunch of unsupervised kids with heightened emotions together, bad things happen.Though the vast majority of demonstrations at Miami-Dade high schools have been peaceful and orderly, a small group of protesters from North Miami Beach High School apparently lost control and ... More >>
Welcome back, friends!The day has finally arrived: those sugary, sweet, crunchy, soft, delightful (and, yes, fattening--especially if you eat a whole box in one sitting) Girl Scout cookies are hitting the streets. Last week we tried the new flavor, Savannah Smiles, and gave a review. This week, w ... More >>
The 2001 Miami Hurricanes are considered by most sane and reasonable people to be the greatest college football team of all time, but that didn't necessarily translate to big TV ratings. Their appearance in that year's Rose Bowl against the Nebraska Cornhuskers was the lowest-rated BCS Championsh ... More >>
Whether you are deep frying your bird or filling it with other animals until it becomes a Turducken, sometimes you gotta know the basics. Welcome students, to carving 101. In under five minutes you will have stripped off all that luscious meat and have your platter full just in time for dinner!To ... More >>
Contrary to popular belief, vegans love cupcakes. In fact, we probably love cupcakes more than the average omnivore. We go months on end conscientiously filling our plates with leafy greens, quinoa, tofu, and vibrant seasonal fruits. We stopped bothering to look at dessert menus at tradition ... More >>
One Million Moms has an issue with Schweddy Balls.Moms, an online branch of right-wing, conservative, pro-life American Family Association, based in Tupelo, Mississippi, has taken umbrage with Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls Ice Cream. On their website they claim: "Ben & Jerry's ann ... More >>
A body found in Biscayne Bay this morning is believed to be that of an elderly man who accidentally drowned. A passerby had spotted the body floating in the bay around Southeast 15th Road and Brickell Bay Drive.
via Flickr CA_JimNot so cute and innocent once you know him inside and out. I long ago stopped eating the offerings at movie theater concession stands. So long ago that I can't remember when I started loading up at Walgreen's and sneaking in healthier, fresher, and better-priced snacks. The reaso ... More >>
There are food blogs aplenty in this land, and lots of niches have been covered. Locally, locavores can dig Mango & Lime, carnivores congregate at The Burger Beast, and French Fry Fairy appeals to fairies -- or maybe to those who like fried potatoes. I never have been able to figure that o ... More >>
Heart-shaped sandwich cookies from Cookie CoutureDon't be that guy (or girl) who settles for any of these unforgivable last-minute Walgreens candies (or, worse, a teddy bear holding a heart.) If you're reading this blog, chances are you have particular culinary taste -- and probably so does your ... More >>
Whether you have a stressful job or just finished a long night of partying, you may have a hard time sleeping. Perhaps you guzzle energy drinks, powders and tablets to try to keep up with the fast pace. Maybe if you snoozed a little more you could get something done? That's what the guys at ... More >>
One lucky dog gets a free Wienerwhistle from a hotdogger.This past Sunday Miami natives were treated to a rare sight. Stationed in the parking lot of the Walgreen's on 117th Avenue and Sunset Drive was the iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile in all its plumped up glory.
Why would anyone hold up a 7-Eleven? They bring so much frozen joy to the world.In today's roundup of crimes and various horrible things: a delivery man is held hostage in his own truck, two men hold up a 7-Eleven (no Slurpees were harmed), pipes burst, moms cry, and water is contaminated.
KY and beyond.
Hello, Kitty: My girlfriend doesn't get wet enough when we're having sex, and I want to buy her some lube. But I don't know which is the best kind to use. Of course, I've heard of KY, but when I went into Walgreens to check out the options, there were so many my head spun. I've never been with s ... More >>
Jacob KatelCertified Kosher Sushi Walgreens on Biscayne and 31st stocks Kosher Sushi made locally by Sushi Mann Express. But what makes sushi kosher? Short Order set out to investigate.Sushi is famous for its raw fish. Jewish biblical law states that only certain fish are fit for consumption, but un ... More >>
And the sales are at Hip E. and Downtown Divas.
Ring in the holidays at Merrick Park.
Hipster glitterati convene for the Annual Eighties Prom.
This face will haunt your dreams. Riptide had its tongue firmly planted in its cheek when it warned you of an elderly crime spree sweeping Miami-Dade. Apparently we should have been more serious, because Police arrested a 71 year old man (one year younger than McCain!) who needed a walker to get ... More >>
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Walgreens at the historic Firestone building
Biscayne Plaza mall
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Coming of age performed onstage
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