It seems strange, but in almost ten years of record releases and world tours, Bloc Party had never played Miami until last night. A celebration was in order, so Absolut vodka teamed up with artist Agustina Woodgate to transform Soho Studios into an interactive wonderland of booze, rainbows and grea ... More >>
Can you even believe it? Bloc Party's breakout debut, Silent Alarm, was released almost a decade ago. The band's survived the EDM explosion and still have a dedicated army of fans eagerly awaiting its next release -- which is coming pretty soon, it seems. But what might be even more unbelievable is ... More >>
The end of any Ultra Music Festival weekend is when things start to get real. After three full days of dancing and pounding music, mostly in the sun, only the strongest make it to the end, and even they can get cranky. So while positive vibes ruled over 99 percent of the festival, as Swedish House ... More >>
Did you know EDM is a big moneymaker? Nothing sells better than sex, drugs, and uhntz uhntz. And now, thanks to modern technology, you don't even have to be a respectable, talented DJ to cash in on the molly moola express. Corporations are dying to sign contracts with these party professionals. No ... More >>
Food and wine pairings have been a big thing for years. Beer and wine pairings have become increasingly common. Scotch pairings: you've at least heard of them. But vodka? You probably didn't know that people were into that outside of Russia or Poland. Well, sorry to break it to you, but it's a thing ... More >>
According to an Open Table survey recently published, 51 percent of respondents plan to head out to a restaurant for a romantic Valentine's Dinner.Most every Miami spot is planning a decadent multi-course extravaganza (and we've got a great list of fantastic options). Before you sit down to your mea ... More >>
If you're intrigued about the upcoming Huahua's Taqueria, the soon-to-open fast-casual taco joint by chef Todd Erickson, you merely have to head over to Haven Gastro-Lounge tonight for Taco Tuesday, featuring a sneak preview of Huahua's tacos.Tonight and every Tuesday (except for Christmas and New Y ... More >>
Join the tequila party tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mercadito in Midtown. There will be complimentary traditional margaritas and free light-bites. Hosted by New Times, the party continues tomorrow night as well, head a bit more north to Tarpon Bend in Fort Lauderdale for free Absolut Miami vodka ... More >>
See the full 80-photo slideshow from the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party at Fontainebleau Miami Beach. iHeartRadio Bleau Live Ultimate Pool Party A "special appearance" from Enrique Iglesias With performances by Flo Rida, Maroon 5, and Gym Class Heroes Fontainebleau Miami Beach Saturday, June 30, 2 ... More >>
The Miami Heat play the Indiana Pacers tonight with an 8 p.m. tip-off. With a 2-2 tie, fans not lucky enough to have scored tickets will be glued to the television for this game.There are several options for you to get out and cheer on the team to white-hot victory. Here are a few of the places offe ... More >>
Calvin Harris, Maroon 5, Flo Rida, Gym Class Heroes, Enrique Iglesias ... It reads like the soundtrack listing of a PG-13 rom-com. But that's just the lineup for the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. In fact, the two-day musical extravaganza is a strict 21-and-older ... More >>
Even though Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week have turned into a nine days of EDM, we've keep it pretty low key. Until last night. First stop: The world premiere of Ultra Music Festival's Can U Feel It concert documentary. Standing there on the red carpet was sort of surreal -- mainl ... More >>
When Santigold called to tell Crossfade that she'd be in town for Art Basel Miami Beach, we squealed with delight like the Disney-fied version of those piglets penned outside Primary Flight. But after about 15 minutes, we got sad, thinking, "Well, she hasn't hit the Beach since ... November 2009 ... More >>
When false rumors about the closure of Mamushka's Midtown spread throughout the Miami scene like some kinda nasty, textually transmitted disease, Sirens and Sealions singer-songwriter and Mute Miami booking boss Johanna Viscaino got a little skittish, shifting Au Revoir Simone's Miami gig to anot ... More >>
Via facebook.com/TamaraSkyGet your Basel happy ending with Tamara Sky, The Overthrow, and Hard 2 Leave.Check out Crossfade's blogs on other awesome Basel week events like YACHT, Salem, James Murphy's Special Disco Version, Yelle, and GZA. It might seem like a really rad idea to spend the next fo ... More >>
Photo by Marguerite GilAt recently opened, City Hall, the Restaurant, on the Biscayne Corridor, the Cosmopolitan is known as The Mayor. All the martinis have politically inspired names such as The City Clerk, The Permit, The Key to The City, The Proclamation, The City Manager and The Commiss ... More >>
Courtesy of RA SushiTheir 'Sinner Sangria' will make you feel naughty, even in your nun costumeGrowing up doesn't mean you have to grow out of the fun escapades this October 31. Trick or treat yourself to some Halloween cocktails this year. Keep the costume and mischievous appeal and head on over ... More >>
The Pennsylvania-based company Kalan LP, a distributor of novelty items like inflatable beer pong games and shot glasses that say "You must be Irish because my penis is Dublin," is now distributing a line of marijuana-shaped candies, and it's blowing up a storm among the right. Which got me think ... More >>
Hardcore partiers and upscale drinkers- did you notice your favorite mixologists missing in action this past week? Were they kidnapped by aliens or even worse, migrate to other cities? No and no. Dont worry, we've got your answer!Miami's top mixologists hit up took over the city of New Orleans fo ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Bacardi Girls kept the rum coming.The Bacardi Road Show hit The Miami Beach Convention Center yesterday with rum tastings, entertainment, and celebrity guest Alonzo Mourning. After an introduction by Bacardi USA President and CEO John Esposito, invited guests (most ... More >>
Bill? Is that you? With the white sand, clear skies, and heat, SBWFF's Whole Foods Market Grand Tasting Village would have resembled the Sahara if it were not for the sparkling backdrop of the Atlantic.After receiving a Waterford glass, but no neck lanyard cup-holder to keep our eager paws free ( ... More >>
In a nice break from Britto-mobiles and Stephen Gamson Lambos, electric car makers Tesla have unveiled a car collaboration with an artist that doesn't offend our sensibilities. They commissioned painter Laurence Gartel to design a costume wrap for their Roadster model.
Raspberry, pink grapefruit, bubble gum and now "wild cherri" will be joining the flavored vodka market. Vodka withs something odd mixed in reminds us of the steak and potatoes ice cream we once chowed on in a little mountain place in Venezuela. But that's a story for another day. When you add someth ... More >>
Braised short rib now a "chef bite"Raspberri Tart (Absolut Raspberri, raspberry puree and fresh lemonade), Frozen Summer Peach (Belvedere Vodka, Peachtree Schnapps, fresh citrus juices and peach puree), and The Grill 75 (Grand Marnier and fresh-squeezed lemon juice, topped with sparkling wi ... More >>
Beginning next Tuesday evening, June 1, and continuing on succeeding Tuesdays, Michy's will be cooking up an all-you-can-eat Cuban pig roast. The slow-cooked-in-a-caja China porker is due to be accompanied by heirloom tomato salad, roasted fingerling potatoes, and other side dishes -- all served fam ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanWhitelaw's Passion Pop Rocks martini.We couldn't get anyone to confirm or deny that mixologists at the Whitelaw Hotel & Lounge are still concocting this scintillating cocktail (they offered it as a promotion in the past), but perhaps you can make a special request bec ... More >>
Courtesy of RA SushiShino Naughty at RA Sushi.Just when you finally matured enough to order the Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity with a straight face from your friendly neighborhood IHOP server, some local mixologists are testing your tolerance with feisty names for their favorite cocktails.Celebrate ... More >>
'Tis the season, ya'll! And the Opium Group wants you to open your wallets, er, for charity of course! It goes without saying, we are all hurting a bit financially this season, but there still are a lot people worse off than you. So if aren't aware already of all the toy drives going on this weekend ... More >>
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