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    October 28, 2014

    Congressman Joe Garcia Fights for His Political Life

    On a Wednesday evening in early October, Congressman Joe Garcia strides through the empty lobby of a Key Largo community center, his black dress shoes clacking against the marble floor. Garcia is both affable and imposing. He has a large body and a broad face, with small dark eyes set above a prom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2014

    Tea Party Welcomes Global Cooling Theorist/Earthquake Predictor John L. Casey

    Just when you think the Palm Beach County Tea Party can't sink any deeper into the quicksand of gullibility, they bring in another clown act to prove you wrong. Last time around it was an uproar over a mythical UN plot to subvert local government via mind control. This time crackpot science is on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    New Times Writers to Host Reddit AMA on Biogenesis Doping Scandal at 10 A.M.

    One day after Tony Bosch was arrested for illegal steroid distribution, the reporter who broke the story on A-Rod's doping scandal, Tim Elfrink, will be hosting a Reddit AMA. Like many illustrious men before him -- including the man with two penises, former New York Times Executive Editor Bill Kelle ... More >>

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    February 15, 2014

    FSU President Is Leaving for Penn State

    The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Florida State University president Eric J. Barron is leaving to take the helm at another football-mad school -- Penn State, home of the Joe Paterno/Jerry Sandusky child rape scandal. That's something that Penn needs help digging out of. Barron has been a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    Florida Teen Who Hid Shark in Bushes Has Charges Dropped

    Last week, we told you about the Pompano Beach teen who hooked a protected sandbar shark at the Pompano Beach Pier and then tried to hide it in the bushes so he wouldn't get in trouble. But, thanks to the power of science and looking at things, it appears that the charges against the teen have now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Drugs in South Florida: Sensible Laws Ahead?

    If the second time is a charm, Florida may soon take steps toward enlightened drug policy. For the upcoming legislative session in Tallahassee, proposals that were introduced but died stillborn last year have been revived, and with bipartisan support. One would rewrite mandatory minimum sentencing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Clinic Owner to Testify Against Alex Rodriguez, Baseball Players in Performance-Enhancing Drug Scandal

    New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez -- baseball's highest-paid player-- is reportedly facing a 100-game suspension from Major League Baseball if found to have used performance-enhancing drugs. About 20 athletes, including Milwaukee Brewer and University of Miami alum Ryan Braun, will reportedly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Paul Pope, Embattled National Enquirer Heir, Arrested for Stalking

    F. Scott Fitzgerald certainly laid it out best about the rich: they are different from you and me. The Palm Beach society battle between the heirs of the National Enquirerfortune has shifted into high-gear again. As well told you earlier this month, Paul Pope and his mother Lois have been playing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    University of Miami To File Motion to Dismiss NCAA Case

    It looks like the University of Miami has enough already with the NCAA's shenanigans and will be formally filing a motion to have the NCAA's case against them dismissed. According to, the motion will account for "recent revelations that the use of attorney Maria Elena Perez was beyond the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    New Miami Dolphins Logo Leaked? Maybe, but Probably No

    With the Miami Heat blowing NBA faces to smithereens and the University of Miami Men's hoop team getting a number-two seed for the NCAA tournament, the Miami Dolphins are left in the wake, wallowing in their spending spree for free-agent players who probably don't deserve all the money they're getti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Ryan Braun, Francisco Cervelli Confirm They Were Clients of Tony Bosch

    On Tuesday, a week and a day after Miami New Times published online a report describing hundreds of pages of records from the office of a Coral Gables clinic, Biogenesis, the first professional baseball players have acknowledged involvement with owner Anthony Bosch. In statements issued Tuesday to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Mother of Alex Collins, Star Plantation High Football Player, Ran Off With His Letter of Intent

    Today is National Signing Day, the day when high school football stars declare which college they'll be attending. One of those players is South Plantation High five-star running back Alex Collins, who earlier this week committed to attend Arkansas over closer-to-home University of Miami. Turns ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    New Times' Biogenesis Story: Extraordinary Attention and Denials

    A story broken yesterday in New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Miami New Times has received astounding national and international attention.The piece, which employed hundreds of pages of handwritten notes to show that major sports stars had received performance-enhancing drugs from a Coral Gables clin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Carlos Gimenez, Al Lamberti, and Alligator Gods Conspire Against Duke Basketball

    The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm. (i.e., "Is that a rhino in the Magic Eye? Can you see the rhino? No, not a kiwi, a rhino. Just give me the damned vaporiz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    A Professional Tailgater? Jeff Dockeray On Best Tailgaiting Products and How Florida Can Up Its Game

    The last time Jeff Dockeray was in South Florida, he watched his prized New Orleans Saints win the Super Bowl in 2009. While Doc, as he likes to be called, basks in the glory of his team winning the most important football game ever, he also remembers the tailgaters.  "There isn't a lot of spac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    FAU Ranked 31st on Annual Trojan Condoms Study

    College students have a lot of sex. This much you already knew.But what you might not have known is that they're being smart about it. Especially here in Florida.Safe sex awwriiight!!Trojan Condoms did their annual rankings how healthy college students' sex life is on 141 U.S. colleges and universit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Shake Shack To Open in Boca Raton

    Shake Shack, the fast casual burger and fries restaurant chain by Danny Meyer, inspires carnivorous lust from the thousands of fans who wait in long lines for their fix of Shack burgers and concretes.

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Rok:Brgr Burger Bar and Gastropub Expands to Miami...And Beyond

    Fans of ROK:BRGR Burger Bar and Gastropub planning on traveling south of the border (to Miami) will soon find a welcome sight come the end of summer.  Owner Marc Falsetto chose South Miami as the location for his second ROK:BRGR for its close proximity to the University of Miami campus and upsc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Vegan Cupcake Recipe: Leaving the Nest Almond / Caramel / Chocolate Cupcakes

    ​Earlier this month, while some high school seniors were ditching classes to catch up on lost episodes of 16 and Pregnant (it's too addictive to avoid), one impressive Nova High School senior took pen to paper and later spatula to bowl to craft the perfect sticky sweet sendoff as she leaves her fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    South Florida Journalist Missing In Libya

    ​Joe Raedle, a 45-year-old South Florida-based photographer for Getty Images has been missing since Saturday in Libya, along with two Agence France-Presse (AFP) journalists, Dave Clark, 38, and Roberto Schmidt, 45. They were last heard from on Friday night, when they emailed AFP with their plans t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Surrogacy, From a Bioethics Perspective

    via​This week's cover story about a gay couple who had twins through surrogacy in Panama raises ethical questions inherent to the surrogacy process. Though the couple in the New Times feature took every precaution imaginable to ensure that agreements with their egg donor and su ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2010

    Reefer Revolution

    Here's ground zero in the battle to decriminalize pot.

  • Calendar

    August 5, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson: The Next DeNiro?!?

    FlickrThe truth hurts, too. And it says The Rock doesn't belong in a sentence with DeNiro.​This month's edition of Muscle & Fitness magazine tells the story of a man so devoted to his weightlifting regimen that he leaves his home in Davie and braves the 60-mile round trip to the University of ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010
  • Music

    September 24, 2009
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    August 13, 2009
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    September 12, 2007
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    August 16, 2007

    Fin be Gone

    Local entrepreneurs say they've perfected a sunblock with a twist: It repels sharks

  • News

    June 21, 2007
  • Film

    September 14, 2006

    The Longest Yawn

    Heavily padded football movie hits all the familiar notes.

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    November 3, 2005
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    June 30, 2005
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    April 7, 2005


    Spring game gives fans something to cheer about

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    December 9, 2004

    Ultimate Thrill

    Throw Caution to the Sky

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    July 29, 2004

    Fins Look for a Fix

    Team trains with playoffs on the brain

  • Subtropical Life

    May 13, 2004

    Best News Anchor

    Jackie Nespral Readers' Choice: Dwight Lauderdale, WPLG-TV (Channel 10)

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    May 1, 2003

    Dog and Pony Show

    The Derby on the telly, greyhounds on the track

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2001

    Whistling Dixie

    Steve Morse gets Dreggy wit' it

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Four-Track Therapy

    Eric Alexandrakis's pop music remains eternally optimistic -- in sickness and in health

  • Dining

    August 30, 2001

    What a Mouthful!

    With the founding of his own steak house, Howard Schnellenberger has finally arrived

  • Culture

    April 5, 2001

    Shakespeare in the City

    It's not every day a proper Shakespeare fest comes to town

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Stage Fright

    Musicians of the Florida Philharmonic were none too pleased by the settlement of this fall's strike

  • Calendar

    September 9, 1999

    Board Silly

    The NRG 2000 East Coast Summer Tour

  • Dining

    April 1, 1999
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    March 11, 1999

    Night & Day

    March 11 - 17, 1999

  • News

    December 17, 1998
  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Impeachment as Cache

    If there's anyone who can feel Bill Clinton's pain, it's ousted-judge-turned-congressman Alcee Hastings

  • News

    October 29, 1998

    Net Loss

    With encouragement from a Broward foundation, scientists hope to restore the struggling billfish population

  • Calendar

    December 18, 1997

    Night & Day

    December 18-24, 1997

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