December brings a music festival, seven new fairs, plus all the usual art world insanity.
People love a good story. It's why when Rudy Eugene ate Ronald Poppo's face beneath the MacArthur Causeway on May 26, the whole world latched onto one cop's careless explanation: Bath salts drove Eugene insane.Cue public panic. In Miami, media blamed the mysterious compound -- often called synthetic ... More >>
On a past episode of Food Network's Chopped, Ronnie Vincent lost out in a closely matched dessert round. The executive sous chef at Joe's Stone Crab comes from Overtown. Despite the loss, his appearance has since brought him many accolades.Raised by a single father who worked three jobs to suppor ... More >>
Chad Henne isn't the only Miami quarterback struggling.After leading Miami Central High School to its first ever state title last year, Rakeem Cato has had an up-and-down season so far at Marshall. He's started all five games, but has thrown as many interceptions (7) as touchdowns.Tomorrow he's b ... More >>
For years, Boise Bob and his Backyard Band have brought swampy, raucous, hootenanny energy to the people of Miami and Fort Lauderdale. And this Friday, they'll be playing washtub basses, fiddles, and banjos at Churchill's Pub's American Roots Festival where hillbilly heritage and knee-slapping wi ... More >>
Orange County Dept. of CorrectionsIf fans of the Casey Anthony trial were outraged by Tuesday's verdict, they're probably steaming after this morning's sentencing. She will be a free woman by next Wednesday. That means Anthony, 25 and in excellent shape, can attend Splashion at LIV next week an ... More >>
The recruiting saga of offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson, one of the highest-rated players of the class of 2010, is still staggering along five months after national signing day. That means only bad news for the sanction-hit USC Trojans, where Henderson had signed a letter of intent, and could ... More >>
Well, well, well USC, who's the big private college in a major city whose top tier football team has been struck with sanctions and put on probation now? Yeah, Hurricanes fans know what that's like (though, we didn't have to vacate any wins or, possibly,a national championship, sucks for you), and w ... More >>
Jason Taylor is like the pretty girl at the High School prom who used to go steady with the prom king (The Dolphins), and showed up single just in case there was a chance they could rekindle it. But The Dolphins seem taken with the hot new exchange student at the moment (Brandon Marshall). Sure, the ... More >>
One of the stars of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Katie Lee is heading to Miami in two weeks to start whipping up some of her signature Southern-flavored recipes. The gorgeous cookbook author (she has two tomes out) and former wife of crooner Billy Joel, Katie Lee is a culinary force to ... More >>
The last real country outlaw will blast thrash punk, metal, and psychobilly this Friday.
For better and worse, Muhammad Ali left his mark on a generation of Miami boxers
Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just ... old
The past, present, and future of horse racing are all in South Florida
An alien moth munches an invasive fern into extinction
Shark killers, whimpering liberals, and demanding drag queens
Well-traveled activist says Miami cops tormented her
A quick look at our amigos from Toronto to Tierra del Fuego
Owner Michael Gill and trainer Mark Shuman, exonerated by lab test, hit back
Brown Dog vs. White Dog for the macho championship of South Florida
The Lord picked up Revelation S.E.E.D. and dropped the good word right into the hands of Evander Holyfield
Inside the Beautiful Mind of John Nash lie madness and magic
Suzy Stone is a driven dance teacher who has turned her troupe, the Hip Hop Kidz, into a big-league draw. Is it any wonder she's also a bit of a tyrant?
The mysterious suicide of supergenius Alex McIntire begged for answers. His former stepdaughter, Lisa Hamilton, is now providing them.
Ride a golf cart through the Glades. Carry a shotgun. Fire at clay pigeons. Ahhh, the life of the leisure class!
Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.
If it gets you high, chances are that James Hall knows more about it than anyone anywhere
Boxing is the quintessential individual sport. Unless you're a Cuban champ who has defected to turn pro in Miami, in which case it's a team effort.
For more than two decades Miami's Haitian Refugee Center was a beacon of hope and a force for justice. Today its director, Guy Victor, is struggling just to keep it afloat.
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