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.
21 days 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...
22 days 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.
25 days 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...
26 days 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...
26 days ago | Election
Florida is one of three states that permanently strips you of the right to vote if you're convicted of a felony. But if you’ve served your sentence, should you be barred from the ballot box for the rest of your life? If you made a mistake or an er...
1 month ago | Concerts
Songwriters are the hidden masters who far too often go unrecognized for the magic they perform – especially in the world of Latin music, a world that serves as the score for so many lives here in Miami. Which is why the Latin Songwriters Hall of ...