Category : Miami News Times

Miami Springs Reporter Unable to Work After Affair Spawns Restraining Orders

Wally Clark swears it was a million-dollar idea. The bespectacled man with big ears, a bald head, and a trim figure scrolls through the 10,000 pornographic snapshots he took of his wife cavorting with his best friend. Sure, Clark had nudged the two of them together — but it was

Nipsey Hussle Discusses His Mixtape Crenshaw

There were two ways to procure rapper Nipsey Hussle‘s recent release Crenshaw: download a digital copy for the cost of nothing or pay $100 for one of 1,000 hard copies. But who the hell would buy a $100 album? Jay Z did. Well, more like Jay Z bought 100. And

Queens of the Stone Age at the Fillmore February 5

At this moment, Queens of the Stone Age is the best rock ‘n’ roll band on the planet.

A bold statement, sure. However, while there exist other artists with similar relevance and artistic integrity, no group so deeply embodies the spirit of the genre’s past while fighting to make fr…

Reader Mail: Thieving Prostitutes and WLRN

When Thieving Prostitutes Strike, You Respond

I’m not shedding any tears: Are we supposed to feel sorry for these rich guys who use their money to exploit women, when the women exploit them right back (“Fox Force Four,” Allie Conti, January 23)? They deserve each other. They…

Richard Sherman Stereotyped as a "Thug" by Sports Media

Richard Sherman is a success story. Born in Compton, California, he didn’t let his violent inner-city neighborhood chew him up. The Seattle Seahawks superstar scored 1400 on the SAT and graduated from high school with a 4.2 grade-point average, which earned him salutatorian status. His crowning a…

The Politely Evil Empire

I. Meet America’s business cheerleaders.

People tend to view chambers of commerce in the same colors as the Rotary Club or the Knights of Columbus: eager do-gooders lending a helpful hand in the name of economy and country. It’s a largely accurate assessment — at least on the…

"BOG-MIA" at Locust: Flower Trade Unmasked

In just a few days, more than 670 million roses and other buds will enter the Port of Miami for Valentine’s Day. They will make their way to florists and other retailers across the country in one of the busiest weeks for the international flower trade.

It takes about two weeks

Thomas Kramer, SoBe Millionaire, Likely Bankruptcy-Bound

Real-estate developer Thomas Kramer was once worth $100 million. The German-born bad boy was a South Beach pioneer and a stalwart of the party scene in the 1990s. Lately, he has suffered severe financial problems, the result of a $244 million Swiss court judgment against him.

Now he has t…

Aftermath Exposes Poland's Reluctance to Face Its Dark Past

“We won’t make the world a better place, but at least we won’t make it worse,” says Franciszek Kalina (Ireneusz Czop) to his younger brother, J√≥zef (Maciej Stuhr), near the climax of Wladyslaw Pasikowski’s Aftermath. That stark cynicism permeates Pasikowski’s unsettling histo…

Twin Musicians Say They're Bob Marley's Grandsons

Two things are immediately apparent upon meeting Rasue and Rasheeb Pinnock. First, they bear an uncanny resemblance to Stephen Marley, the son of musical legend Bob Marley and a five-time Grammy winner in his own right. Second: They look absolutely, unbelievably stoned. The 22-year-old, glassy-ey…