Although accused fetal murderer and former Miami restaurateur Joshua Woodward was unable to get a discount on his bail because the judge deemed him a flight risk, he did post bond (typically 10%) on the $4 million needed to get him out--for now. Prosecutors claim he pulled a Casey Anthony, searching the internet for sinister ways to end his girlfriend's pregnancy. His attorneys cry BS. Woodward, often seen lounging at Miami Beach's members only Soho Beach House, was most recently seen in a blue prison jumpsuit before the bond was posted. No word on his whereabouts or those of Ocean Drive editor and newlywed Suzy Buckley, who, despite ending her relationship with Woodward after his first arrest back in 2009, ended up marrying him legally in Miami in August 2012.
October 19, 2012
August 20, 2012
Terius Gray, also known as Juvenile, was living up to his rapper name when he was arrested at 4 a.m. today at LIV for disorderly conduct. According to the police report, a large fight broke out inside and a "large crowd (approximately 100) had gathered in front of the valet ramp. The crowd was yelling and screaming and some were pushing each other . . . Mr. Gray was visualized heading toward to Collins Ave. to enter his vehicle to exit the property," but was arrested on scene and taken to MB Police for further processing. The arrest brings up an interesting point made by one of our Twitter followers, Mark Alhadeff: "Has his name made it impossible to try him as an adult? If so tha's a brilliant move."
April 16, 2010
May 21, 2009
Former South Beach club kid Chris Paciello (not his real name) was in a Los Angeles court last Friday, but it's not what you think. According to website Perezrevenge.com, Paciello was fighting owners of LA restaurant Murano for the payback of a $400,000 loan. What we want to know is where he even got 400 grand in the first place? Anyway, they refused to pay him back, got shady on him, and in a reversal of fortune, sued him, thinking he'd give in and let 'em have it--er, the money, that is. Rather than taking matters into his own hands as he was once known to do, Paciello did the Kosher thing hired a lawyer. Meanwhile, the website reports that Paciello has been running two pizzerias--one in West Hollywood and the other in Beverly Hills. So far, Sean Penn and Mickey Rourke have eaten there and, as far as we know, the only mobs Paciello runs with these days are those lining up for a slice of his pizza.
January 22, 2009
According to Knight Capone, "A middle aged entrepreneur is purchasing the home and has plans to remodel the home." Morrison assured Knight that the new owner will try to restore much of the house as possible. " I feel very happy about being that this house holds a lot of history. All the fixtures are original, even the windows, toilets, sinks-- you name it. Even the 60 x 30 in ground pool which my grandfather installed---which was, and I think still is, the largest in ground pool in the state of Florida. My grandfather had the lime imported to have this beautiful grotto built, which has always been the center piece of this beautiful estate."
Fans of the paranormal wonder if the place is haunted. Knight Capone wouldn't say it's haunted but he definitely feels his grandfather's presence. "The present owner has a few pictures around the house of my grandpa. The resemblance between my grandfather and me is so remarkable. I feel like I am looking at myself. The house is built like a rock from the walls, to the finite details of the fixtures, the moldings are just amazing. Gramps knew how to build a strong home for his family to live securely and privately. The strength in the walls of this compound I compare to the strength he built in his name, the Capone legacy is still alive in all minds around the world. His legacy still lives and so does his original homestead. If only these walls could talk. " If only indeed.
October 21, 2008
Forget A-Rod. Rumors are now flying that Madonna is trying to rekindle her relationship, or alleged relationship, with former Miami club kingpin Chris Paciello. According to blog TheBosh.com, a source claims Madonna has been flying to Paciello's home in Miami to rekindle things in between shows on her Sticky and Sweet tour. For one, Paciello no longer has a home in Miami. His brother Keith, co-owner of South Beach hot spot Bella Rose, lives here, but Chris lives in LA. The blog also says Madonna put up the bail when Paciello was arrested on suspicion of beating up a man in Hollywood, CA over the summer. According to very reliable sources, she did nothing of the sort. Another shady source told the UK's Daily Star "Chris was in trouble again earlier this year, and it was Madonna he turned to for help then. They've remained close, and they are in constant touch wherever she is in the world." They also say that Paciello and Madge were both staying at the same Toronto hotel yesterday. We so don't buy this.
September 26, 2008
Word on the streets is that some people are pushing for bona fide casinos in downtown Miami and on Miami Beach. We've gone through this before with Donald Trump and it didn't work out, but who knows? With the economy the way it is right now, why not open more places where people can lose their life savings? What do you guys think?
Meanwhile, for those who like to play with pretend money, pretending that the abysmal real estate biz is booming, Monopoly is introducing a new Miami and the Beaches special edition, in which players (and there are many in this town) can own and sell hot spots like Vizcaya, The Clevelander and even Ocean Drive. Playing cards include typical Miami behavior like partying too much during the Winter Music Conference and selling artwork at Art Basel. To order the game, go to www.monopolymiami.com.
September 11, 2008
Big score for former Miami club kingpin Chris Paciello, who, according to TMZ, will not be prosecuted for an August throwdown in LA. Paciello and Villa owner Reza Roohi spent a night behind bars after allegedly beating a guy to a pulp with hands and automobile. Although a video camera caught the battering, Paciello and pal won't be prosecuted because the video shows the victim wielding a knife.
August 18, 2008
Chris Paciello was arrested yesterday on felony assault charges, according to TMZ. Apparently the former Miami club kingpin got in a tussle at Hollywood's Les Deux nightclub. According to TMZ, the victim exchanged a few words with Paciello and his pal, LA Clippers player Cuttino Mobley. Paciello allegedly left, picked up another LA hot spot owner, Villa's Reza Roohi, and then went after the victim, who was found beaten and battered. The injuries aren't life threatening to the victim, but the charges aren't too hot for Paciello, who has been living the high life in LA and was said to be opening a club of his own. Paciello, aka Christian Ludwigsen, is still on parole from his previous charges. Not good, not good at all.
June 20, 2008
CSI:Miami star David Caruso was at the Adrienne Arsht Center last night, sharing a can of Pilon Extreme Espresso with someone who did not look like his (ex?) girlfriend and baby momma, Liza Marquez. We think it was his new galpal,
actress extra Amina Islam. Caruso was there to see Celia: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz, but before the peformance started, the CSI star walked out of the bathroom, whipped out a headshot, signed it, and gave it to a pretty girl before walking into the theater. Caruso left during intermission. We wonder what, exactly, he wrote on his mug shot and if the "pretty girl" left during intermission as well. This calls for an investigation. Ok, to Caruso's crazy Austrian stalker, who took my words and twisted them, to say the least: it was a joke. He did not do anything but give an autograph to a fan.