• Blogs

    July 4, 2014

    Celebrate Future GMO Independence this Fourth of July

    A quick look at the standard American spread at a Fourth of July gathering can be the biggest unintended commercial advocating for the GMO awareness movement. There are burgers made of cows pumped full of hormones and raised in miserable conditions, genetically modified seedless watermelon, sweet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    The Sun Sentinel's Front Page Wants to Give You a Boner

    Sun Sentinel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper, wants to give you wood. If you happened to open up the paper this morning -- maybe browsing the news with a cup of coffee at the kitchen table while your precious, innocent kids eat Cheerios -- you might have noticed a banner ad at the bottom ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    John Martinez, Alligator Wrestler on Gator Boys, Dies at Age 30

    Alligator wrestler John Carlos Martinez, a lifelong animal lover and a character on the reality show Gator Boys, died on September 3, New Times has learned. He was 30 years old. The show focuses on "the only bare-hand nuisance animal trapping company in Florida" -- guys who trap gators with their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Allen West Did That Thing Where He Insinuated Obama Is a Commie, Again

    The sun rises, the sun sets, Allen West sees communists in his Cheerios. It's all part of the fabric of life, the universe, and everything. In a speech before the Republican Jewish Coalition yesterday, Rep. West said that Obama's 2012 campaign slogan, "Forward," is actually a supersecret subconscio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    A Lapsed Jew's Guide to Passover Week

    Yes, it's still Passover. The Jewish holiday lasts eight days, which means this is day five, a hellish kind of Hump Day. If you're like me, the matzo bloating has set in, and things are looking desperate.I was raised in a very Reform household -- as in, my family orders Vietnamese food instead of ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Brunchables: A Boxed Meal For Your Hipster-In-Training (Video) via FlickrBrunch? Give 'em cereal.​It's Sunday and your kids are hungry. Before they head out for their Mozart appreciation class or their Actors Studio Improv workshop, make sure your little hipster has a good meal. Because breakfast is blah and lunch is lame, serve them Brunchable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes -- Number 51: Rotisserie Chicken from Publix

    Deirdra FuncheonGenius. ​It's hard for me to understand why anyone pays $6 or $7 for a package of chicken breast in the meat section of the grocery store, when you can get the whole chicken -- already marinated and cooked -- for the same ding-dangled price! (In fact, I have scored a Publix chicken ... More >>

  • News

    December 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Top Five Breakfast Foods You're Not Eating

    Ray Medina/​Every minute in the morning is vital. The alarm goes off and you lie in bed, sometimes with your eyes open, sometimes closed, but you're always doing the daily math problem in your head. "If I lie in bed for an extra 15 minutes, what am I cutting out so I'm not la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Herald Health Tips

    This past week the Miami Herald’s “Diet and Nutrition” page featured a “Nutrition Quiz” that touted the benefits of niacin. These include raising “good” HDL cholesterol by as much as 35% -- “plus, it purportedly helps your skin and hair”. What specific foods does this quiz -- which ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Smells Like Indie Spirit

    Music that made the world safe for the word alternative again

  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    Tinderbox Hearts

    A series of reissues brings the Cocteau Twins' treasures to light

  • Dining

    May 31, 2001

    In the Zona

    The Mexican fare at Zona Fresca is indeed fresh -- and fast and fabulous

  • Culture

    April 30, 1998