Travis Cohen is a writer for Miami New Times and covers subjects ranging from arts and architecture to marijuana and monkeys with herpes. He graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor's degree in English in 2012 and began working with New Times shortly thereafter. He was born and raised in Miami.
5 days ago | Art
The fighter once known as the baddest man on the planet has become a staple of the American pop culture landscape — and what better proof of that than an Art Basel event made up of pieces inspired by the man himself? That was the scene last night ...
8 days ago | Art
Art Basel is back. The bad traffic and free wine, the star-studded afterparties and weird warehouse gettys, the artwork that's stunning and stimulating or provocative or incomprehensible or simply bullshit — all of it will make its annual landfall...
1 month ago | Art
When Rene De Dios and the South Beach Shark Club made its debut in Miami earlier this year, it surpassed the highest expectations of even the filmmakers, Robert Ramos and Pedro Gomez. The short film went on to win five awards at Miami Inter...
1 month ago | Education
Teachers will get a raise if MIami-Dade voters approve a referendum that would allow the county to raise $232 million a year through an increase in property taxes over the next four years.
2 months ago | Concerts
There is no shortage of sexiness in Miami, and the same can be said of its music scene. Sexy ladies in sexy outfits do sexy dances to sexy lyrics in sexy music videos set against the sexy backdrop of South Beach. But a lot of the time, that sexine...
2 months ago | Environmental
Few issues facing the Florida peninsula are more pressing than climate change. Sea-level rise, saltwater intrusion, and rising temperatures all pose serious threats to the Sunshine State, and all of them are directly linked to our shifting climate...