Most of us would agree that there's only one Al Pacino. But this year in Venice, there are actually two: Pacino appears in two films at the festival this year, David Gordon Green's Manglehorn, a... More >>
Steven Sotloff, a 31-year-old Miami-raised journalist, has apparently been beheaded by ISIS. Video purporting to show the attack is now circulating online, though no official confirmation has come... More >>
Ultra Music Festival is finally legal, in the sense that adult party people will no longer need to rage alongside wide-eyed 12 year olds and be astonished when they say it's their "third year."... More >>
Despite what some might argue, fashion is art. But when exotic, skin-covered handbags start becoming paint-covered canvases, the art in fashion gets taken to a whole other level. For Jason Salstei... More >>
Here at Crossfade, we have mad love for SpaceGhostPurrp, but not everyone shares our feelings.
In fact, some offhand remarks about bad rap music have got 11-year-old rapper Lil Shark feelin'... More >>
"I'm so excited, I'm so excited, I'm so, I'm so... scared!"
Jessie Spano immortalized those words on Saved by the Bell. It also perfectly summed up how most felt before the premiere of last nig... More >>
Fit to Fight, a weight-loss challenge competition in which 12 Miami chefs are battling and sweating it out, kicked off June 30. Last weekend, Todd Erickson and Jamie DeRosa collaborated on a bru... More >>
Oh sure, the weather's fine, the people look sexy, and we've got miles of beaches, but that alone doesn't mean life is all well and good in the 305.
According to a new analysis by Nerd Wallet, ... More >>
It's official, ravers.
Over the weekend, we here at Crossfade, like the rest of the EDM world, were surprised by the sudden revelation that Ultra Music Festival seemed to be adopting a strict... More >>
Temple, a plant-based eatery with an interior as colorful as its ingredients, is officially open for business at 5831 Sunset Drive. The new spot is now serving up breakfast and lunch to South Mi... More >>
Fresh Kid Ice is the only member of 2 Live Crew to appear on every 2 Live Crew album.
He's one of three founding members who got together in a dorm room at an Air Force base in Riverside, Cali... More >>
The FBI has opened an investigation this morning after hackers flooded internet message boards yesterday with hundreds of nude photos of celebrities, apparently stolen off their cell phones and ... More >>
When was the last time you had three plates and a beer for $20? If this sounds familiar, you probably participated in last year's Estrella Damm Tapas Journey, which took lovers of the Barcelona ... More >>
For everyone patiently awaiting the next edition of the Miami International Film Festival like we are, there's finally a way to get a bit of a taste before the time comes around next March. That's... More >>
The slumbering 2014 hurricane season is finally coming out of hibernation. Just over a week after Hurricane Cristobal pulled together in the Caribbean, the fourth named storm of the year has beco... More >>
It's no secret that rappers love to talk about Miami. ?? Even though we don't boast as many famous MCs as New York City or Los Angeles, the 305 is definitely on the list of hip-hop hot spots t... More >>
Thirty-year-old Lytisa Small says that last November she was talking to her ex-boyfriend, Irrington Roberts-Isaacs, outside his home on NW 140th Street in Opa-locka when another woman approached. ... More >>
August may be traditionally a slow month for Miami's restaurant industry, but you could hardly tell from the extensive list of openings.
Notable openings include Mignonette, the intimate oyster... More >>
The waiter says he can't leave the ripping-hot, onyx-colored stone bowl on the table. There's some kind of legal/insurance issue. Someone might get burned. He has to spoon its contents into serv... More >>
On Saturday, Miami's first gay literary festival, Reading Queer, hosted its headlining event at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, where poet and scholar L. Lamar Wilson read selections from his ... More >>
Salsa is the sultry, hot, and heavy beat of life on the dance floor. It is the joy and the pain, the intimacy and lust, the freedom of spontaneous invention, and the emotional turmoil of love, ... More >>
If you had a severe case of mango envy earlier this summer, wishing your home had a tree that produced the sweet, juicy fruit, then all you need is a piece of land and a little patience.
Miami-... More >>
If, like the rest of us commoners, you couldn't afford a weekend getaway to East Hampton or Palm Springs, Floatopia was the bargain basement Labor Day extravaganza for you. I know what you're thi... More >>
Listeners of a certain vintage will already know there was indeed such a thing as dance-based electronica between the eras of disco and EDM.
In fact, not only was there exciting music to be ... More >>
Well hello, September. You elusive minx. We missed you and your (potentially) better weather. Summer flew by in a sweat-soaked blur. BUT IT'S ALMOST OVER.
In the meantime, here's some stuff to ... More >>
Though the security and secrecy surrounding Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union's wedding was tight, it turns out the pair got married at a moat-surrounded castle in the Redland.
Yet despite the sig... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke assesses the upcoming Hur... More >>
Happy Labor Day! For everyone not in the industry, today means an extra day of eating and drinking. And for all those in the industry, today we pay tribute to you and your hard labor. From a Lab... More >>
In 2012, documentary filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer made a splash with The Act of Killing, in which he sought out members of Indonesian killing squads, individuals who murdered thousands of innocen... More >>
Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, have raised questions about the militarization of American police departments. When angry protesters demanded justice, Ferguson cops in riot gear fired tear gas and stun… More >>
As Ferguson, Missouri, has descended into a nightmarish vision of a dystopian police state, few have watched the growing clashes between protesters and authorities with a perspective quite like Sheila… More >>
Will the Real Stitches Please Stand Up?
Kendall isn't tough: Just as I assumed, your story on the questions about "coke-dealing" gangster rapper Stitches ("Unmasking Stitches," Francisco Alvarado and Allie Conti,… More >>
From high above Biscayne Boulevard, Frank Steslow peers down into what looks like the world's largest punch bowl. Grown men crawl like insects inside the massive martini-glass-shaped structure. Rebar pokes… More >>