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2007 Stories by Alexandra Quiñones

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  • Monty's

    published December 6, 2007

    Kokomo might not be real, but Monty's (2550 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove; 305-858-1431) surely captures the touristy quality of that... More >>

  • Let’s Get Physical

    published December 6, 2007

    For those of you feeling a bit sluggish lately, today is the day to get a much-needed adrenaline rush. At the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of... More >>

  • Art That Struts

    published November 29, 2007

    Among the knock-off shoe stores on downtown Miami’s First Street sits a grandiose stone archway that looks like the entrance to a... More >>

  • Tobacco Road

    published November 29, 2007

    Surviving for more than 95 years, Tobacco Road (626 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198) is the oldest bar in town. While other... More >>

  • Laptop Jock

    published November 22, 2007

    Zach Lewis is a simple guy. He doesn't need costumes, gimmicks, or other band members while performing as his one-man laptop act, Disposable... More >>

  • LA Sports Bar and Grill

    published November 22, 2007

    Longtime Kendall biker bar Scully's Tavern better watch out. LA Sports Bar and Grill (10575 SW 109th Ct., Kendall; 305-270-0311) is new... More >>

  • Root for the Underdog

    published November 22, 2007

    Give Kendall a chance. And while you’re at it, give open mikes a chance too. They’re both the underdogs of Miami’s entertainment... More >>

  • Otto von Schirach Does Studio A

    published November 15, 2007

    Not all creatures thrive in sunlight. The iconoclastic, Miami-based electro-noise terrorist Otto von Schirach works by moonlight. The... More >>

  • Felt

    published November 15, 2007

    On a recent cool Saturday night, things were status quo on South Beach: People were dressed up, paying, and putting on airs for the powers that... More >>

  • Titanic Brewery

    published November 8, 2007

    The streets around the University of Miami were quiet on a drizzly pre-Halloween Sunday night. Most of the campus's inhabitants had hunkered... More >>

  • So You Think You Can Cook

    published November 8, 2007

    Your culinary prowess is both a blessing and a burden. You’re the reason behind your significant other’s 10-pound weight gain, because... More >>

  • Coral Gables Walk

    published November 1, 2007

    Like grains of sand in an hourglass, they squeezed from one side to the other. People — lots of hungry, slightly drunk ones —... More >>

  • Wynwood Gallery Walk

    published October 25, 2007

    Thanks to the gentrification of central Miami and the wacky ingenuity of local artists, the monthly Wynwood Gallery Walk has become a... More >>

  • Howl at the Moon

    published October 25, 2007

    With so many venues closing as quickly as they open, Tobacco Road is unique for its longevity. But the ol’ Road couldn’t have survived... More >>

  • Caribian Sport Bar

    published October 18, 2007

    I didn't know what to expect when I got there, but I had my suspicions. The waddling Muscovy ducks in the parking lot, the black-tinted... More >>

  • Singing of the Rah-Rah Sisterhood

    published October 18, 2007

    Ladies, it’s time to get over it. Stop saying all of your friends are guys because you don’t get along with other girls. Yes, you must... More >>

  • Upper Eastside Garden

    published October 11, 2007

    It was about 9:00 on a Saturday night, and partygoers had yet to emerge from their caves. The shindig at the Upper Eastside Garden (7244... More >>

  • Prepare to Be Scared

    published October 11, 2007

    When it comes to movie buffs, gore-and-ghoul types are perhaps the most disenchanted of all. The gripping fear these freaky flick-lovers felt the... More >>

  • Bring Sexy Back

    published October 4, 2007

    Nowadays it’s difficult for the average woman to love herself just the way she is. Photoshopped images of already gorgeous starlets adorn... More >>

  • You’ll Fit in Just Fine

    published October 4, 2007

    It wouldn't be far-fetched to say promoters are party connoisseurs. As far as the who, what, and where in club land is concerned, they know what's... More >>

  • Surprise Pregnancy Stuns EMTs

    published October 4, 2007

    Baby Bombshell Filed under: Flotsam On September 7, Skye Barth called her father with a random inquiry: She... More >>

  • Karu & Y

    published October 4, 2007

    On a recent Saturday night, Karu & Y (71 NW 14th St., Miami; 305-403-7850) gave new meaning to the phrase disco inferno.... More >>

  • Bye Bye, Warehouse!

    published September 27, 2007

    Early in its life Sweat Records faced trying circumstances that would have crushed a business of lesser tenacity and vision. Hurricane... More >>

  • Kendall Ale House

    published September 27, 2007

    Waiting is a part of life in Miami. You wait in traffic, you wait in line, you wait for police to respond, and you will definitely wait for... More >>

  • El Rey Jesús

    published September 20, 2007

    At night the only lights shining on SW 136th Street between 137th and 144th avenues belong to two behemoths: Tamiami Airport and the... More >>

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