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Every Insane Driving Move You’ll See in Miami

Every Insane Driving Move You’ll See in Miami

By Peter Mir and Andrew Otazo The Aventura Lawnmower—Do whatever stupid thing you need to do to make your supped-up Civic sound like lawn equipment. Make sure it also backfires every 20 seconds so everyone knows how cool you are, especially since you already installed...
Hugo Chavez Themed Restaurant Opens in Doral

Hugo Chavez Themed Restaurant Opens in Doral

“As a white man with no direct connection to the Latino refugee experience whatsoever, I’m the perfect person to establish a restaurant celebrating Hugo Chavez!” exclaimed Sean Meenan. The 55 year-old, fifth-generation New Yorker stood outside Aló Presidente, his new...
FPL Sacks Orlando After Two-Month Siege

FPL Sacks Orlando After Two-Month Siege

Smoke rose in dark, acrid columns from Downtown Orlando as a line of shackled Disney characters trudged out of the city and into an uncertain future. Passing by batteries of counterweight trebuchets, mangonels, and ballista that had reduced their heretofore...
Summer ’98

Summer ’98

(OR Not Another 90s Nostalgia Story) By: Guest Writer Nick Dominic MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL – Three boys are brunching on Bagel Bites. Their names are Alex, Jason, and Nick. They just had a sleepover at Alex’s house. Alex is thick and sassy. The front of his hair looks...
Abandoned Shed in the Everglades Sells for $700K, Cash, Sight Unseen

Abandoned Shed in the Everglades Sells for $700K, Cash, Sight Unseen

A wood and cinderblock shed located 15 miles due west of SW Krome Avenue and perhaps 10 miles south of the Tamiami Trail as the crow flies recently sold to Propiedades de Luxo LLC, a Brazilian real estate conglomerate, for $703,200. Built in 1963 by Patrick “Mad Pat”...
Miami Will Run Busses on Time as Art Basel Performance Piece

Miami Will Run Busses on Time as Art Basel Performance Piece

I sat down with Alice Bravo, Miami-Dade County’s Transit Director, to ask why her organization chose to take the unprecedented step of running its buses on time as an Art Basel performance piece. “We wanted to think big! Bold! Do something that’s never been done in...