When people get serious about Scotch, they get The Macallan. After all, the brand has been brewing the golden-hued spirit for almost 200 years. Their Scotland distillery creates a whole host of options -- from their 10-year-old Fine Oak to their Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars collection (a bottle o ... More >>
Fashion Breakdown: Jacket found at Beacons Closet in NYC; over-washed generic Walgreens stockings; top/dress and spike cuff were gifts; bag from Mango; booties are Jeffrey Campbell; watch is vintage;the rings are also gifts and thrift finds.
Maureen Raymond, 49, may admit she was driving under the influence of "big boobies," but that's about it. After being approached by police for driving over the speed limit and swerving over the double yellow line, Raymond refused to perform a field sobriety test because she claimed her big breast ... More >>
photo by Daniel Christensen via Wikimedia CommonsCounty Hall, oxy central?In true South Florida fashion, a pill mill that trafficked thousands of illegal oxycodone tablets was operating right in the heart of Miami-Dade County government, the feds say.Recent charges filed against Robert's Drug Sto ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that series.
Churchill's, home to all Miami's punks.One day soon, a flood may come and drown all of Miami in the Biscayne Bay, but for now, the city stinks, God is broke, and the youth are getting restless. The politicians hate the workers and the poor, the pigs take every opportunity to slam your face in the ... More >>
Yesterday, hip-hop pioneer Tone Loc plead not guilty to dual charges of domestic violence and unlicensed possession of an assault rifle.
The rapper and cartoon voice actor was arrested after a dispute with the mother of his children turned physical. Police found the Colt AR-15 Sporter when resp ... More >>
Earlier this week, Crossfade reported on Coheed and Cambria bassist, Mic Todd, being arrested in Massachussetts for stealing oxycontin from a Walgreens hours before his band's opening gig for Soundgarden.
Well, it's a good/weird week for rock star arrests as Nick Oliveri, ex-bassist for the Dwar ... More >>
Mugshot of Coheed and Cambria's Mic Todd.Last night, TMZ reported that Coheed and Cambria bassist Mic Todd was arrested for robbing a Walgreen's pharmacy in Attleboro, Massachussetts.
Apparently, Todd wrote out a note on his cell phone demanding oxycontin and threatening the store employee with ... More >>
Dr. Navindra SeeramAt a recent annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, scientists announced findings that suggested maple syrup contains as many as 54 antioxidants. Lead researcher Dr. Navindra Seeram, from the University of Rhode Island, has been studying the relationship between plants ... More >>
Photo by Ily GoyanesIn this city of cookie-cutter architecture and assembly line cosmetic enhancements, "classic" is usually dismissed as "old." S&S Diner, appropriately situated inside Allen's Drug Store in South Miami, is an apple-pie-sweet respite from an otherwise cold, harsh reality...at ... More >>
How lucky are 80s-babies to have grown up during Leslie Nielsen's heyday? There could be no better accompaniment to being 12 than a brand-new "Naked Gun" opening in theatres. And as we get older and watch them again, Nielsen's venerable spoofs only get funnier, his one-liners more genius. To ... More >>
A driver in Miami Gardens hit a 51-year-old woman, leaving her brain dead, and then fled the scene. Authorities and the family are asking for help tracking down the driver. [CBS4]A father of six early this morning was shot to death in a shower of gunfire outside his home in Miami Gardens. ... More >>
So on Tuesday afternoon we were hanging out with Riptide's new favorite rapper, live-TV-newscast crashing Lyrikill.com -- yes, his MC name is a domain -- outside of a Fort Lauderdale Walgreen's.
Why? Because that's where his "sound engineer and bodyguard," a rotund fellow named Doughboy, AKA King Da ... More >>
Image via Wikimedia CommonsAh, New Year's Eve in South Beach -- pocketbook gouging at its finest! Club buzz says Lady Gaga is the hottest sold-out party in the nation this New Year's Eve. LIV at the Fontainebleau Hotel is charging $800 general admission -- drinks, food, and party favors not inclu ... More >>
If there's one thing Riptide likes better than a juicy news tip, it's quotably irate citizenry. So today, Christmas came early: Sabal Chase resident Mike Grant gave us both. Construction foreman Grant has noticed his local firehouse, Miami-Dade Station 9, one of the busiest in the county, has had it ... More >>
It's downtown's swirling kaleidoscope of sights and sounds and smells. Where the Latin mercado meets the American enterprise. Where commerce thrives and clerks cut deals. So why would urban planners want to kill it?