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Entries by Janie Campbell from 12/2011

Beloved Miami Marlins Mascot Billy The Marlin Debuts Daring New Look

Posted 12.01.2011 | Miami

A fish called splendor? He's certainly something. The new-look Miami Marlins unveiled a fresh -- and at first glance, alarming -- new paint job for be...

Brutal Beating Of Homeowners Association President Caught On Tape

Posted 12.01.2011 | Miami

A Fort Lauderdale homeowners association president trying to quiet a noise disturbance in his community was sucker-punched from behind then brutally b...

Fake Doctor Phillip Winikoff, 81, Sentenced To One Year In Prison For Extra-Handsy Breast Exams

Posted 12.01.2011 | Miami

The pink-ribbon breast cancer awareness campaign must be working, because when a 76-year-old man showed up offering free breast exams at a Lauderdale ...

2 Ex-Rothstein Associates Charged In Ponzi Scam

Posted 12.01.2011 | Miami
Read More: Miami News

Two more former associates of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein were charged Thursday with playing key roles in the scam, including help...

PHOTOS: Design Miami Vernissage

Posted 12.01.2011 | Miami

One of the most prestigious and must-attend Art Basel week events is the Design Miami vernissage -- and every party-goer has a fashion statement to ma...

PHOTOS: Lords Hotel Celebrates Art Basel Miami Beach With A Penthouse Bash

Posted 12.01.2011 | Miami

The 'appropriately oriented' Lords Hotel on South Beach welcomed Art Basel Miami Beach with penthouse party Shhh!, hosted by Erin Newberg, Lauren Fost...

South Florida Sex Offender Gary Warren Scarfo Accused Of Masturbating Outside His Car While Watching WalMart Customers

Posted 12.02.2011 | Miami

Despite what they say about the people of WalMart, one South Florida creep apparently finds them just attractive enough. Convicted sex offender Ga...

Art Basel Miami 2011: The Best Under-The-Radar Events of Friday

Posted 12.02.2011 | Miami

By today – day three of what some are calling a Burning Man for art lovers -- all fairs are open and the parties are in full-swing. And when you're ...

Miami Art Museum Spurns Taxpayers, Sells Naming Rights To Developer Jorge Pérez

Posted 12.02.2011 | Miami

Despite the current summit of contemporary artists and art collectors in Miami, the city did not make it onto the Atlantic's list of most artistic cit...

Ex-Miami Dolphins Player Igor Olshansky Among 280 People Arrested In Broward County Multi-Agency Vice Sweep

Posted 12.02.2011 | Miami

South Florida has 280 less reasons to worry after a massive multi-agency bust in Broward County. Nearly three hundred street-level drug dealers, prost...

Pool Art Fair Shut Down As Sadigo Court Hotel and Suites Owner Rod Eisenberg Arrested

Posted 12.03.2011 | Miami

The independent PooL Art Fair ended right as the opening party began when the owner of its South Beach property was arrested for running an illegal ho...

SEC Targets Marlins' Shady Business

Posted 12.03.2011 | Miami

For two decades now, Major League Baseball has funded its rise from corporate slacker to gilded cash cow on the backs of taxpayers bullied into buildi...

Art Basel Miami 2011: The Best Under-The-Radar Events of Saturday

Posted 12.03.2011 | Miami

Now that the weekend's here, there's no time to catch on sleep. Both days are packed with Art Basel madness. The invite-only events peak today, but we...

The Greatest Art Basel Party In The History Of Mankind

Posted 12.04.2011 | Miami
Read More: Miami News

On behalf of HSBC Bank, Fiji Water, the Government of Finland, and the Edible Arrangements Corporation of North America, you are cordially invited to ...

Art Basel Miami 2011: The Best Under-The-Radar Events of Sunday

Posted 12.04.2011 | Miami

The story of Art Basel Miami Beach 2011 can be told through TwitPics. Yes, there was art -- check out this Mr. Brainwash creation and this painting a...

Some Pig: Report Says Opa-Locka Sgt. German Bosque Is Florida's Dirtiest Cop

Posted 12.05.2011 | Miami

German Bosque just might be one of the worst repeat offenders in Opa-Locka, the Arabian Nights-themed Miami-Dade city well-known for its troubles with...

Miami-Dade Mom Kenia Quiala Bosque Accused Of Trying To Sell Her Baby For $7,000

Posted 12.05.2011 | Miami

A Miami-area mom attempted to sell her own eight-month-old son for $7,000 to a male friend in the Florida Keys, according to police. Kenia Quiala B...

Saner And Sego, Mexican Street Artists, Paint A Mural At Wynwood Walls (VIDEO)

Posted 12.05.2011 | Miami

"I don't put eyes because I believe that we are all blind," said Mexican artist Saner. "When we look through the heart's eyes, we will feel the world ...

Navy Training Mine Washes Ashore On Miami Beach, Prompting Bomb Squad Response

Posted 12.05.2011 | Miami

Of all the strange sights on Miami Beach, a U.S. Navy training mine takes the cake -- or at least bests old men in thongs and teetering ladies wearing...

Street Style At Art Basel Miami Beach (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.05.2011 | Miami

Some were outrageous, some were chic -- but it was all a never-ending fashion show during Art Basel Miami Beach. While black continues to be de rigueu...

MoMA PS1's Kim Kardashian Look-a-Like Contest, Complete With a Kris Jenner Upstaging

Posted 12.05.2011 | Miami
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Nowhere is Kim Kardashian more accepted than in Miami. It was only fitting, then, that on the last night of official Art Basel Miami festivities, arti...

No. 9 Miami Women Beat No. 11 Rutgers In OT, 92-81

Posted 12.06.2011 | Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Riquna Williams scored a career-high 36 points, including a pair of 3-pointers to start the second overtime, and the ninth-...

Port of Miami's 2035 Master Plan Includes Manatee-Displacing Mega-Yacht Marina, Hotels

Posted 12.06.2011 | Miami
Read More: Miami News

If you thought the Port of Miami's deep dredging project was controversial, get a load of this. Riptide has obtained a copy of the port's 2035 Mast...

Interview's Andy Warhol Screening at Art Basel Miami Beach 2011 (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.06.2011 | Miami

Interview Magazine and the Andy Warhol Museum presented artist Andy Warhol's never-before-seen film, "San Diego Surf," during Art Basel 2011 at The St...

Resident Bill Di Scipio Sues Town Of Southwest Ranches For $1.25

Posted 12.06.2011 | Miami

A Southwest Ranches resident has sued the upscale town and its mayor for $1.25, claiming they violated public records law -- and then didn't give him ...