• Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Pitbull Renames Miami Subs; First Location Opens in Cutler Bay

    After 30 years, Florida's largest regional fast-casual franchise is debuting a new brand. Miami Subs will now offer a new alternative, known as Miami Grill, giving new franchise owners the opportunity to offer an updated menu. The announcement follows several recent brand developments, including Arm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Assad Is "Least Worst" Option, Says Syrian Activist in Florida

    Born in Damascus, Dr. Hadi Yaziji has been a Miami resident and a U.S. citizen for some years now. He is a pathologist by training and, as conflict has consumed the land of his birth, he has turned his analytical skills from medical problems to the disease of war. Dr. Yaziji's conclusions, based o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Rick Scott Takes Credit For Solving Budget Crisis By Rejecting High-Speed Rail

    Thanks, Governor, for saving us all from helpful public transport.​Remember that high-speed rail project that Governor Rick Scott rejected? The bullet train between Tampa and Orlando would've been the first of its kind in the country, made possible by $2.4 million in federal funds.But Scott return ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Rick Scott, Nixing High-Speed Rail, Cedes Talent and Economic Benefit to the Muslim World

    ​"I didn't fight to become Gov. of the greatest state in nation to settle for a status quo that doesn't promote the potential of our people," tweeted Rick Scott in a typical bout of unsubstantiated braggadocio. See also: "Florida can become the most innovative and effective place in the country to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Local Protest Planned Against "General Betray Us"

    We all know how well it worked out when took out an ad in the New York Times in 2007 calling General Petraeus "General Betray Us." (President Bush called the ad "disgusting," polls indicated a majority of America found it distasteful, and the Senate even passed a resolution to formalize i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Christmas In Qatar

    This poem by Calvin Trillin doesn't have much to do with food -- although there is a reference to reindeer cacciatore. We just like to include rhyme from time to time to make the blog seem classy. Christmas In Qatar Verse: The shopping starts, and every store's a zoo I'm frantic, too: I haven't got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Night-Vision Goggle Lady on Trial

    Today is the ninth day that Shahrzad Mir Gholikhan (pictured above), a 31-year-old Iranian woman, has stood in front of a federal jury in Fort Lauderdale wearing brown scrubs and white plastic government-issued flip-flops. In a move that has been described as bold, crazy, or both, the polite, petite ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 30, 2007


    Cantina Laredo sells mole to the middle

  • Film

    July 5, 2007


    As giant robots transform all around us (!), it´s good to know Michael Bay won´t ever change

  • Calendar

    February 2, 2006
  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Chief Walking Eagle

    Robb Tiller went from rags to riches and right back after 15 years spinning deals around the Seminole

  • News

    October 24, 2002

    Wexler's Travels

    South Florida's bellicose congressman carves up the Middle East

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Letters for August 22, 2002

    Well-traveled and fundamental truth

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    Osama's Bull's-eye

    Two Stuart men find a novel way to exact revenge on the notorious Saudi: Take him to court.