It seems that the farther from the ocean you are in this country, the more relaxed you are. Sounds counterintuitive, considering that beaches are our collective vision of paradise, and seaside communities are where old people go to decompress before they die. But hey -- science is science, or someth ... More >>
The release last Friday of a State Department study that some have read as a green light for the Keystone XL pipeline has sent those opposed to the project into overdrive. A nationwide protest against the pipeline has been set for tonight, with local demonstrations in four South Florida counties. ... More >>
Don't count Indy down and out just yet. They have an annoying knack for squeaking out Ws, which is exactly what they'll have to do tonight if they don't want to put any chance at the Finals in the rearview mirror. So today, on the day of make-or-break home court appearance for the Heat, we thought i ... More >>
In case you didn't know, tonight is the big, huge, very gigantic Florida Powerball drawing. And even though the odds of getting hit in the face by a bolt of lightning are far better than winning the Powerball, people in Florida are still apparently buying tickets for it in droves. According to the ... More >>
Yesterday, we brought you the details of Allen West's 2012 campaign contributions -- how he's pulled in more than $1.8 million between January and the end of March, with more than half of contributions from donors giving over $200 coming from outside the state.He has $3,334,632 left in his war chest ... More >>
Rep. Allen WestRep. Allen West isn't too happy about the State Department's decision -- or as West says, "Campaigner-in-Chief" Obama's decision -- to delay the Keystone XL Pipeline project, which means it's time for another rhetoric-loaded statement from the congressman.According to the State ... More >>
Facebook.comTV on the Radio is a hyperbole-provoking, sweat-smearing, mind-liquifying live band. And it's a good value! Sure, if you want more pyro, more makeup, and more bras that look like Hershey's Kisses, there's likely other fare available. But when it comes to stirring up a crowd, muddling ... More >>
Photos courteys Rok: BrgrBurger joints live or die on one dish, and this one's a good one.There's a scene from a 1981 episode of "Little House on the Prairie" (my sister made me watch it) with a man in a white suit, hat, and Fu Manchu goatee who pulls up to the town's restaurant. He proposes turn ... More >>
Himmarshee Village will have a new burger joint come November.No more slogging into Squiggy's for a flaccid slice (pun intended) after drinks at the Poor House -- come November, there will be another late-night dining option in downtown Fort Lauderdale. ROK:BRGR Burger Bar and Gastropub, the area ... More >>
In the early 14th Century, the Italian writer Dante Alighieri penned an epic poem called The Divine Comedy. In it, he imagined himself on a journey through Hell, Purgatory and finally into Paradise (aka, heaven). Hell, he found, was composed of nine concentric circles, each representing a sin mor ... More >>
No rock star has played politics smarter than Bruce Springsteen.
Our writer loves the band's psychedelic rock/reggae fusion — and he's not afraid to say so.
The Humane Society of the United States has filed this class-action lawsuit against Petland, which has several local stores, claiming Petland buys dogs from puppy mills. This actually comes as some good news to my landlord, because now I am totally not going back to Petland to adopt that Weimaraner ... More >>
The Vagabond's day manager and occasional bouncer sounds off on the club scene.
To read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. Most of these guys who hang out in this club scene crap have no respect for women whatsoever. They're just out trying to get their dick wet, which is horrible. I see it every day. Women should be treated with a little more respec ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>
Hallelujah (Black Janet Music)
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
The Boss digs his roots
L.A. rapper Pigeon John makes nerdy chic look cool again
A Broadway schmaltzfest spawns a big-screen travesty
This big band doesn't cover Artie Shaw
Devils & Dust (Columbia)
Riding Giants gushes over the legends of "big wave" surfing
It wasn't Elections Supervisor Miriam Oliphant who done the county wrong but the County Commission itself
Morgan Heritage brings reggae to those without a clue
Saddle Creek 50 (Saddle Creek)
Dixie Chicks Take on the Man
Oh Me Oh My... (Young God)
Shown Actual Size (GSL)
Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst hides in the shadows
What's love got to do with the wistful, indie-rocking Now It's Overhead?
The Faint harvests a new-wave bumper crop from the heartland
You know, it's not every day you get to see an '80s synth-pop icon do a pratfall on-stage
Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska (Sub Pop Records)
Julian Jorge Reyes was a child of Castro's revolution who turned against his leader. Now he's taking on el exilio.
311, Harry Chapin, Santana
Boys Don't Cry
Drop Dead Gorgeous