So there's a big party and fundraiser for Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi tonight, in some swanky digs in Clearwater. If you're in the neighborhood and have a spare grand, you might wanna drop by. Just be prepared to be audited at the door. Not IRS audited. Scientology audited. See also: - Anti- ... More >>
Always more than an ingenue, she's taking on everything that's wrong with movies — and she's bringing Chris Rock.
Court documents reveal that Howard Saltz, editor of the Sun-Sentinel, bailed on more than $3 million in debts just months after arriving in South Florida last year. There is also evidence of numerous foreclosures, repossessions, and short sales on properties Saltz invested in over the course of abou ... More >>
This week's issue includes a four-story special report from Village Voice Media about SB 1070, the Arizona immigration law that both casts criminal suspicion on anyone who looks Latino and transforms local law enforcement officers into immigration investigators. It's featured nationally because it i ... More >>
A couple years ago, Mark Bittman wrote about the recipe for no-knead bread from maverick baker, Jim Leahy of Sullivan Street Bakery. Suddenly everyone from Martha Stewart to The Amateur Gourmet were making it, and home bakers from Oregon to South Florida were following along. Because of this incr ... More >>
Some people reading that headline will probably think they've stumbled upon the ultimate pop song. (Especially Grammy voters.) Yes, Train is back with a brand-new invention, "Drive-By," and it should be nearly as beguiling as their comeback single "Hey Soul Sister" was a couple years ago. Unfor ... More >>
It won't be long before Black Friday and Cyber Monday are joined by Overdraft Tuesday and Refinance Wednesday and Bankruptcy Thursday, so it's grand that our corporate parent today offers up a Daily Deal that we can endorse. eMusic is like the iTunes for vinyl enthusiasts. Although some of its in ... More >>
We've scoured the internets to find today's selection of food news from the Sunday papers and elsewhere. According to Good Magazine, Florida is one of three states with the fewest number of families to report struggling to feed themselves and their kin. At percentages falli ... More >>
Rafiki, the 1-year-old marmoset monkey that's causing problems for Jesus Hernandez.When a young man came to Jesus Hernandez's Fort Lauderdale home the other day to buy the marmoset monkey he'd been advertising online, he thought he was going to get $2,700 and say so long to 1-year-old Rafiki.Inst ... More >>
Photo by Eric BartonIf you hit Cinema Paradiso's Italia Film Festa this past weekend you might have been lucky enough to catch Come Undone, a steamy flick about an adulterous affair set in Milan. After seeing it in December, Village Voice reviewer Nick Pinkerton wrote: "The hot sex has the rhythm ... More >>
Police say a gang of men came up with a novel idea for a series of robberies: Call escorts, meet them at hotel rooms, and then rob them at gunpoint. For some reason, the robberies sometimes ended in the men pepper spraying the escorts. In response, cops from Plantation Police, Fort Lauderdale Pol ... More >>
Illustration by Pete RyanThe final product.We did something cool for this week's feature (or, at least, we're excited by it). We asked our cover illustrator, Pete Ryan, to provide video evidence of how he creates the illustrations Broward-Palm Beach New Times commissions him for. Click here ... More >>
"Stephanie," in an ad for her escort servicesJimmy Dac Ho lived a troubled life with a gun on his belt, first as a Lauderhill police officer and, until yesterday afternoon, as a member of the Florida Atlantic University police force. From 2002 to 2004, he worked for the Broward Sheriff's Office b ... More >>
Last week, the James Beard Foundation announced its 2010 winners for food media and restaurants. Although South Florida had a few dogs in the race, Broward and Palm Beach didn't come up with any wins. But Miami's own Michael Schwartz of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink managed to snag Best Chef ... More >>
Near the beginning of Michael Moore's new movie, Capitalism: A Love Story, the filmmaker calls upon Wallace Shawn, an actor/writer friend of his, to explain our economic system in terms he could explain, presumably because Shawn is one of the more knowledgeable people Moore knows when it ... More >>
As unconventional as the warfare it depicts, The Hurt Locker is a ticking time bomb of a movie.
A new Bloodshot Records anthology resurrects one of South Florida's most revered rockers
A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantet's schoolhouse drama
An erstwhile hobby spells success for this Parisian duo
Eight months after its "burial," the world's most dangerous epithet is more popular than ever in hip-hop
Maybe the next generation won't even play instruments. Clapton and Hendrix? So passé.
PYT seduces her literary hero in the astute Starting Out in the Evening
Our 2007 listening party with Vanilla Ice, Davy Jones, and Al Franken
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007); Michelangelo Antonioni (1913-2007)
The Caldwell catches a play hot off its premiere in New York and nails it
So my soon-to-be-former editor, Tony Ortega, is going to New York to take over the Village Voice. I'm getting two questions regarding the move: What is Ortega, the man, like? and How long do you think he'll last at the Voice? The answer to the first question is that Tony is a big-hearted man with ... More >>
Lisa Teasley spans the globe in search of offbeat protagonists
The local International Hispanic Theatre Festival is one of the biggest and best of its kind -- when will South Florida discover it?
You wanna kiss Jessica Stein, but does she merit the attention?
Chris Paciello, the dangerous darling of the South Florida nightlife set, has a reputation for fisticuffs. And Mob ties.
Slow music...worth the wait