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2008 Stories by Patrice Elizabeth Grell Yursik

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  • Hangover Helper

    published November 27, 2008

    New Year’s Day must be the most stress-inducing day in the whole calendar. It’s designated as a time to make lists and changes and new... More >>

  • Jingle Bells, Jiggly Bellies

    published December 25, 2008

    Your tree is beautifully decorated; the stockings have been hung with care. And it’s finally here — Christmas Day — the moment... More >>

  • Day Trippers

    published December 25, 2008

    Bars and clubs come and go in Miami Beach, and then there’s Mac’s Club Deuce. Opened in 1926 as a restaurant and nightclub, it remains... More >>

  • Deuces, 2008!

    published December 25, 2008

    We can’t be the only ones ready to bid adieu to this miserable wretch of a year. It was so doom-and-gloom. At the close of 2008, the economy... More >>

  • Goodbye, Norma Jean

    published December 25, 2008

    In her lifetime, Marilyn Monroe created some iconic images — the infamous 1949 Playboy nude, the revealing and playful film still from... More >>

  • Ooooh, Barracuda!

    published December 25, 2008

    There’s a bar for every kind of person in Coconut Grove. Underage boozehounds line up to get carded at The Tavern, while the MILF set gets... More >>

  • Clubbing for a Cause

    published December 18, 2008

    Clubbing is typically a selfish exercise in overindulgence. I wanna party! I wanna do shots at the bar! I’m gonna shake my ass all night... More >>

  • DIY Santa

    published December 18, 2008

    You know shit is wicked rough when luxe retailers such as Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom are offering deep discounts, and piles of Coach purses and... More >>

  • Bad Santa

    published December 18, 2008

    Your office Christmas party is likely a slightly buttoned-down affair. After all, your boss is gonna be bellying up to the bar beside you, so you... More >>

  • Beach Bummin’

    published December 18, 2008

    Tourists visiting Miami, allow us to clear up a popular misconception. You might imagine yourself sitting under some kind of colorful striped... More >>

  • Ain’t No Drag

    published December 18, 2008

    The drag scene in Miami has been tried and tested by the vicissitudes of time. Through the years, some stars on have shone brightly, while others... More >>

  • Don’t Forget Your Trail of Bread Crumbs

    published December 11, 2008

    During the rest of the year, they’re considered only as real estate for children-consuming witches. But at Christmas, gingerbread houses are... More >>

  • Under Pressure?

    published December 11, 2008

    Shit is rough right now. People aren’t just tightening their belts, they’re puncturing new holes in the leather and sucking in for dear... More >>

  • Shiny, Cold, and Beautiful

    published December 11, 2008

    When New Times asked Miami philanthropist Myrna Palley what inspired her to purchase art, she gave a deliciously lofty and whimsical reply.... More >>

  • Ho Ho Ho, Woof Woof Woof

    published December 11, 2008

    The malls are so disgustingly crowded during the holidays, sometimes you need extra help to cut through the insanity. Don’t you just wish you... More >>

  • Creative Tippling

    published December 4, 2008

    We know there's a percentage of visiting Art Baselites who legitimately are here for art, who care deeply about catching the hottest events so... More >>

  • Who’s Got Game?

    published December 4, 2008

    At most venues in Miami Beach, you might meet a hot chick who will loudly and passionately claim she doesn’t play games. People love saying... More >>

  • Strictly Lovers Rock

    published December 4, 2008

    Sandwiched between the politically conscious Rastafari-influenced reggae music of the late Sixties and early Seventies, and the nursery-rhyme... More >>

  • After the Tryptophan

    published November 27, 2008

    Thursday was all about stuffing your face with well, stuffing. And now you’re expected to indulge in that other infamous Thanksgiving... More >>

  • Brave Cover Band, We Salute You

    published November 27, 2008

    Even though the Beatles disbanded in 1970, their fans remain a diehard and opinionated group. Time and tragedy have felled by half the greatest... More >>

  • All White Now

    published November 27, 2008

    Just as Art Basel makes Miami an annual mecca for the who’s who of the creative and talented, there is White Party Week — the... More >>

  • Back to Biscayne

    published November 27, 2008

    Old-timers remember Biscayne Boulevard as a bustling thoroughfare lined with palm trees and dotted with glamorous Miami Modern architectural... More >>

  • Be Thankful for What You’ve Got

    published November 27, 2008

    Money is short; times are hard. And here come the holidays, ready to bum rush your bank account with an onslaught of new purchases. And before the... More >>

  • Nice Throw!

    published November 27, 2008

    In the years since Don Carter’s Kendall Lanes closed, you’ve been in a gutter of grief. Your bowling shoes have a layer of dust on them... More >>

  • Home-Wreckers and Harlots

    published November 20, 2008

    In all the hubbub and joy surrounding Barack and Michelle Obama as they became the new president and first lady, we noticed a void. Actually, two:... More >>

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