How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at bestof.voiceplaces.com.There is no doubt at all that Miami is an in-your-face, ... More >>
Movies are alive in the age of McConaughey.
In the sea of headlines you'll read throughout the day, few will likely have anything to do with food. Unless that's your thing, of course. But if you're like us, it is your thing, and you thrive on hearing news about restaurants and chefs just as much (or maybe more) as you would hearing about w ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke looks back on the year the Apocalypse didn't happen.The world won't end in 2012. Why? Because LeBron James still has more NBA cha ... More >>
Whether he's being denied access to the Oklahoma City Thunder game or pulling Nicki Minaj out of Summer Jam, there's never a dull moment in Lil Wayne's life. He is undeniably one of hip-hop's most colorful characters and, beginning next week, he'll become one of the game's most transparent moguls. ... More >>
A candidate making a pit stop for cafecitos at Versailles isn't exactly hot news, even for a guy improbably still leading the GOP after a month fending off more sexual harassment accusations than Gene Simmons' tongue. The Cuban landmark is such a de facto stopover for White House wannabes, the regul ... More >>
Is Occupy Miami getting booted from Government Center?While several anti-Wall Street sit-ins around the country have devolved into violent stand-offs between police and protesters, Occupy Miami has been as peaceful as can be.Now, however, Miami-Dade County is revoking the protesters permit for Go ... More >>
Lead on, Pied Piper. To Star Island!"Occupy Miami is hidden," one woman randomly complained to us over the phone earlier this week. "No one even knows that they are there!"To be fair, she may have a point. Tucked behind the Stephen P. Clark Government Center like a cozy small-town college tailgat ... More >>
Ex Norwegian's Roger Houdaille.Not too long ago, Ex Norwegian was one of those Miami bands that everyone had to see play. The group's debut album, Standby, was amazingly well received. Reviewers would offer glowing praises like explodingsound.com's "Standby is a stellar pop album that should ... More >>
photo by Liz TracyPolice and protesters have been on the same page in Miami so far.In Oakland last week, police at an Occupy protest shot a military vet in the head with a rubber bullet, landing him in critical condition; other video showed officers lobbing dangerous flash bombs into peaceful cro ... More >>
Adam Hasner is banking heavily on Tea Party support in his quest to secure the Republican nomination to take on Bill Nelson in 2012, but in a fundraising letter today he unleashed a very angry rant against another group of political protesters. Hasner pulled no punches in attacking, and in many c ... More >>
If Occupy Miami protesters are angry about out-of-control banks taking and mismanaging money from the public coffers, then perhaps they should move their protest to the parking lot of U.S. Century Bank's headquarters out in Doral. The bank received $50.2 million in TARP assets in 2009, but ProPub ... More >>
Photo Provided by Martha CooperWynwood Kitchen & Bar exteriorA few days ago, we posted on the heavily anticipated November grand opening of Wynwood Kitchen & Bar. Jessica Goldman Srebnick, of Goldman Properties, the visionaries behind Miami restaurants Joey's and Wish, gave us a sneak pee ... More >>
Gustavo Villoldo, an ex-CIA operative who claims to have personally buried Che Guevara, was awarded a settlement today of $1 billion from Guevara and Fidel Castro by Miami-Dade Judge Peter Adrian. Villoldo claims that the pair was personally responsible for his father's suicide. It's the largest civ ... More >>
An epic condo bust can't burst his bubble.
Drugs, guns, violence, beauty, style, and the illusory world of Miami Vice
Call it what you will -- mindless fluff, starstruck drivel -- but Ocean Drive has perfected a formula that's the envy of the publishing world
The latest comic-book movie might just kill you
Can Ray "Benzino" Scott's new hip-hop club survive his reputation?
Empty pockets still don't ever make the grade
On September 11, the world needed superheroes. It found them not in comic books, but in real life.
Pirate radio terrorism claims its first victim
Is the county commissioner simply a lousy bookkeeper, or is there reason for suspicion?
But would you eagerly pay to watch Dennis Rodman get naked?
Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.
The redemption of Bret Easton Ellis
Q: What's a nice guy like Alberto Ibargen doing at a place like the Miami Herald? A: Exactly what his money-grubbing bosses want him to do.
It's a unique source of fiber, a natural painkiller, a valuable fuel source. So when Jack Herer talks about legalization, there's a method to his reefer madness.
The condo kings at Crescent Heights say they're changing the face of Miami Beach. They certainly are.
WMBM makes a play for the Haitian audience, widening the rift between American blacks and the residents of Little Haiti
Southeast Bank's vast art collection awaits the auction block