Assault weapon shooting sprees are all too common in Miami. And a weekend full of gunfire saw Liberia, Hollywood's own Young Scrilla caught in a hail of bullets between scenes of a music video production in Overtown.The Tru Story Entertainment artist told the Herald that as he sat idling in a BMW, a ... More >>
Miami Beach City Commissioner Deede Weithorn's husband is literally trying to cash in on the city's name. Mark Weithorn is auctioning off "www.CityOfMiamiBeach.net." Minimum bid: 50 cool Benjamin Franklin notes or 100,000 nickels. The deadline is March 8. Highest bidder wins, of course.And here Bana ... More >>
Say you're Miami-Dade's top prosecutor. On Aug. 14, you easily won reelection to your sixth term. But your campaign was embarrassed by the revelation that one of your trusted campaign consultants may have previously employed a woman criminally charged with absentee ballot fraud. As a result of your ... More >>
Updated: It has been confirmed that Trader Joe's is opening in Pinecrest. Read: Trader Joe's is Coming to Pinecrest.Trader Joe's, the grocer that features cheap wine, employees in Hawaiian shirts, and a crazed fan base, might be coming to Pinecrest.Read Also: Trader Joe's Replies to Palm Beach Garde ... More >>
Wanna lead a blessed existence full of irie vibes? Simply abide these nine Rasta-approved rules of conduct and you shall bask in the radiant glory of the Zion Lion: (1) Grow that ganja; (2) Get dreaded; (3) Praise Jah; (4) Start an Ital diet; (5) Smoke that ganja; (6) Listen to lots of reggae mus ... More >>
Valentine's Day is rearing its capitalistic head up, yet again. What to do? Where to celebrate? How much is dinner, drinks, flowers and chocolates going to cost? And frankly, will your main squeeze appreciate your efforts? Here's some fun stuff that will make you fork up a few bucks but ... it wi ... More >>
Terence PinderAn Opa-locka official booted from
office six years ago won't be prosecuted for the crimes that got him
thrown out in the first place. Banana Republican has learned that the Miami-Dade
State Attorney's Office has quietly dropped multiple grand theft and
official misconduct felony charge ... More >>
Outspoken and uncensored, Seun Kuti has no fear.
In a time of timid musicians who've been trained to keep their mouths shut and tow the PR line, the Nigerian sax man and heir to his father Fela's Afrobeat throne is perfectly willing to tell the raw, real truth, whether talking power, politics, ... More >>
Weezy F. Baby needs E.F. HuttonAs
the tax season draws to a close this week, some of our more
recognizable citizens are probably wondering if Uncle Sam will catch
them cheating on their taxes again. Take Lil Wayne, who was just
popped by the Internal Revenue Service for not paying his fair share
... More >>
Camille LambSinger Chris Willis performs "Gettin' Over You"So it wouldn't be entirely accurate to say that everyone who matters in dance music attended the International Dance Music Awards at Dolce last night. But even if Armin Van Buuren and Deadmau5 couldn't make the event, a few high-class yet ... More >>
photo by belgianchocolate via Wikimedia CommonsI'd always believed the old wives' tale that journalists get tossed out of jury pools quicker than Liz Lemon in Princess Leia drag, so I almost dropped my book when Judge Nushin Sayfie called my name on Monday. Along with five other lucky citizens, I ... More >>
So, Monday night was amazingly cold. There was a lunar eclipse. I needed to get out of my cave. And I got a ride to Churchill's from my Nigerian female friend because I had heard that Rachel Goodrich was going to be performing at the open mic.
Soon, I was walking into the Pub and somebody grab ... More >>
Photo via Rick Ross' Twitter accountCarol City's boy wonder, Rick Ross, has just announced plans to tour. The Blowin Money Fast tour will take Ross across the United States before heading abroad to England, Trinidad, Haiti, South Africa, Nigeria, and other far-flung places.
The preliminary tou ... More >>
Without question, Shakira is Colombia's hottest export since blow and plastic surgery. (Oddly, she doesn't indulge in either.) Now in the business of donning belly shirts and shaking her money maker, the blonde beauty has certainly come a long way from the quiet, dark-haired quasi-hippie on P ... More >>
Photo by Ian Walton/Getty ImagesThe U.S. defeat at the hands of Ghana this past Saturday was the inevitable letdown after the euphoric last-minute victory over Algeria last week. There are a lot of questions looming now for this team, with the coaching staff, some of its players, and whether thei ... More >>
Maluca plays Grand Central on Saturday.FridayTattoo artists from all over country will descend on Miami's downtown Hyatt this weekend for the three-day Tattoolapalooza. There'll be tattoo contests, marauding evil clowns, inking seminars, gnarly bikers, and goth punk bands. If you're going to get ... More >>
via Liz and Dave on TravelpodGuess what.People to the south of Miami think America's chemical-laden, hormone-injected, infinite shelf-lifed, processed, packaged, industrially produced, lab-tested, factory-farmed food is crazy.But they eat jungle creatures. Now that's weird. Here are our top 5 rea ... More >>
unattributedFact checked with bougerolle.net10. Pee Cola from Ghana - At first we thought it was just an internet joke, but we found two seemingly legitimate sources that back it up.So.... Drink Pee Cola.
Photo via Don Hankins' FlickrThe iDate 2010 conference descended on Miami Beach last month with trade professionals talking shop about the business of running dating sites. One of the topics that intrigued Silicon Beach was protection against scammers. How do you know if the person behind that pr ... More >>