John O'Connell studied classic French cuisine at the Culinary Institute of America, but it's his zeal for Mexican fare that led to John's Tacos, a nighttime co-op with Joshua Marcus, owner of Josh's Deli in Surfside. O'Connell, who moved to Miami from New York three years ago, takes over the accla ... More >>
Life In Color With Diplo, Benny Benassi, R3hab, David Solano and more Miami Convention Center, Miami Friday, December 28, 2012 Better Than: Rollin' through the Sherwin-Williams store geeked up on mollies. "Does Miami go hard in the motherfucking paint?" Yeah, we do. We let it drip from our chin a ... More >>
Ugh, get ready for the arrival of a bunch of drunk, unruly college students (and not the FIU and UM variety we're already used to dealing with) in a few weeks, because according to a top travel agency, South Beach has now become the third most popular Spring Break location for college students. W ... More >>
Mercadito Midtown has announced a series of culinary journeys through the regions of Mexico. Every other month, the menu will reflect the cuisine of a different region -- "from the cevicerias of Acapulco to convents in Puebla!"Chef/partner Pedro Sandoval will kick off the series on Monday, March ... More >>
We believe that a leap year is more than just an irritating occurrence designed to confuse you and make you screw up writing the date every four years. Aside from the minor annoyances it brings, leap year can also be an opportunity to take your own leap -- to ask out that boy you've been eyeing, ... More >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.
Photo by Christina StaalstromNorma Vargas-Matus is not exactly what you would expect from a pasta maker. She's a "Mexicana" from the beautiful town of Acapulco who grew up working at her family's bakery located in the hip Condesa district of Mexico City. Today, this latin lovely finds herse ... More >>
On National Margarita Day (February 22), the margaritas will be flying at Margaritaville. Get ready to start channeling your inner Jimmy Buffett: It's National Margarita Day on Monday, February 22. While there are many stories about the creation of the legendary libation, the most enduring tale c ... More >>
So in addition to yesterday's news of the unexplainable choice of booking the Black Eyed Peas for next month's Ultra Music Festival, the final phase of the lineup has been announced. Notable additions include Rinton, Rye Rye, Surkin, Para One and Shiny Toy Guns to Day 1, and MSTRKRFT, BT Laptop Symp ... More >>
Pangaea's resident structuralist.
Like the architecture degree he keeps sequestered, and the dizzying heights implied by his name, DJ Vertigo structures some truly classic nights on the town. Sure, the head spinner's using sound, rather than steel and concrete, to create what he envisions. But that doesn't make the edifices any less ... More >>
The Dolphin and ex-Dolphin have a lot to e-mail about.
Angel Mora's obsession; Luis Miguel's photo jones
The emperor's clothes are wearing thin, as both his top songwriter and the Latin Grammys leave the Estefan court
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
Elian Gonzalez: Still mum after all these years
Maybe it takes an ego as big as the ocean to think you can swim underwater from Havana to Miami. Especially if you're 75 years old.
The Fiesta de Miami
For Homestead's working poor, the thought of joining a union can be frightening. So how do you fight the fear?
Marc Siegel hired South Floridians to work in a Mexican resort, then stiffed them
How can Miami ever develop a decent music scene when its best bands keep leaving town?
Ridin' writin' for rolling rockers and travelin' fans