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Several weeks ago, we made a terrible mistake, one that warranted immediate regret. We asked to start receiving Gov. Rick Scott's news releases. And then came a deluge of good news. If we hadn't known any better, we would have thought Rick Scott was doing something, well, not evil. Which brought ... More >>
Fire Ant -- an invasive species, tinged bright red, with an annoying, sometimes fatal bite --covers Palm Beach County. His column appears twice a week on The Pulp. Got feedback or a tip? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.If the Post Office goes belly up anytime soon, it won't be the fault of Mac ... More >>
Lou Barlow has been to South Florida only once, ever, and previously has had no desire to spend any extended time at sea. This week, though, he's due for an extended dose of both. The indie-rock icon is slated to perform aboard the Weezer Cruise, departing from the Port of Miami on January 19, bo ... More >>
YouTube"DJ Govvy Gov" and his crew.Gov. Rick Scott may not think Florida needs more anthropologists, but cruise-ship DJs -- that's a different story.The governor held another one of his borrowed "Let's Get to Work" days this Friday at the Port of Miami, and among his duties, the governor's office ... More >>
Paul Castronovo at his vineyard in Italy.Radio personality Paul Castronovo has a new baby -- a wine label from his own Italian vineyard producing the wine varietal Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. Castronovo's gut-busting radio program, The Paul and Young Ron Morning Show, may have brought you much-need ... More >>
A few weeks ago, New Times brought you the story of our own black-market cigarette king, Roman Vidal. The feds accused the gray-haired Cutler Bay resident of funneling millions of illegal smokes through the Port of Miami to England and Ireland. Worse, investigators say that Vidal's profits went ... More >>
The best local albums of 2008
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With a new album, Trilla, on the horizon, Rick Ross is still the Chief of Miami
Just released from prison, Miami hip-hop icon DJ Raw is ready for the takeover
And hello again. Why Broward-Palm Beach immigrant groups are tired of the endless Castro drama.
Once a lifeline and a symbol, Chalk's delivered death
The government's determination to deport old-school rapper Slick Rick knows no bounds
De La Soul's Maseo drops the beats and the knowledge.
Bad, CRA! Bad, Bad CRA!
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
Carnival doesn't just neglect passengers who claim to be victims of sexual assault. It attempts to shut them up.
Six passengers were kicked off a cruise ship in a foreign land. Their crime? Tobacco possession.