The Road is rubble. Last month, the infamous century-old boozing establishment at 626 S. Miami Avenue slung its final beer and a shot. The Last Call Closing Party ended with bleary eyes and empty glasses at 5 a.m. on a Sunday morning. Over the weekend, Miami's Oldest Bar celebrated its 102nd anni ... More >>
Yesterday was a big news day for Tobacco Road, Miami's oldest and most iconic bar, restaurant, and music venue. What just a few weeks ago sounded like the end of the Road (pun intended), has now turned into a host of open doors and possibilities. See also: Tobacco Road's New Location Announced on ... More >>
Only three days till Tobacco Road closes. But today, a press conference was held at the almost-102-year-old club to reaffirm that "Miami's oldest bar will live on." As reported by Crossfade seven months ago, the Road's staff, led by general manager Joel Rivera, plans to raise money and move to 69 ... More >>
You can tell a lot about a city by its bar scene. Just take a look at Miami. The Magic City may be home to some of the flashiest uhntz-uhntz powerhouses in the country, but the 305 wouldn't be the nightlife mecca of the south if it wasn't for the vision set by our thirsty founding fathers and thei ... More >>
New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a uni ... More >>
For over a century, Tobacco Road has called 626 South Miami Avenue home. And throughout the past 101 years, the Road has seen and survived through it all: 13 years of prohibition, Miami's lawless Cocaine Cowboys days, and even the destruction of Hurricane Andrew. While Miami's oldest speakeasy turn ... More >>
Bottles of Patrón, Stoli, Cîroc, and Hennessey line the floor-to-ceiling shelves of Mac Klein's closet-sized office in the back of the sticky floor and smoky room of Mac's Club Deuce. Somewhere in between a wooden desk and a stack of books, newspaper clippings, and portraits of a handsome 20-some ... More >>
If you want one last chance to get your Joe's Stone Crab fix, make plans to head out to the iconic, century-old Miami Beach staple this weekend, because Joe's Stone Crab is closing out the summer season this Sunday, July 28. See also: Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Local Food Romp, Brun ... More >>
See also "Explosions in the Sky: The Stories Behind Each Song on Their New Album" If you're an Explosions in the Sky fan, you're probably blowing up your water wings right now, in preparation for Grand Central filling with tears this Wednesday night. When Crossfade suggested to EitS guitarist Munaf ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees.
via Steve BerkeBerke's rendering of a casino at the Miami Beach Convention Center.Schemers and dreamers have plotted for years to bring gambling back to South Beach, once the site of high stakes poker games featuring the likes of Al Capone and Meyer Lansky. Sure, local and state laws stand in the ... More >>
From salty to sporty to sublime.
Jackie SayetCorned Beef, kraut and banana peppers, the guts of "The Chicago Fire," a twist on the Reuben sandwichThe new Chicago's Bakery & Deli has only been open one week, but its performance has already received rave reviews and even a few regulars. There was such a fuss brewing on the ... More >>
The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.
Commissioner Marc's claim to a famous bloodline just might be fiction.
The county is closing law libraries faster than whorehouses
Once a lifeline and a symbol, Chalk's delivered death
Lucky Cole likes nudes. Who doesn't?
The past, present, and future of horse racing are all in South Florida
Did a career criminal foil a potentially catastrophic attack on Miami? Or was I just duped?
Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005
Guess what happens when an eccentric ecologist and a couple of feisty backwoods boys claim that a rare Florida panther is on the attack
Billy Hardemon has been running around Liberty City, and away from allegations of wrongdoing, forever
How to be homeless on Miami Beach
Miami Beach's premier crooked jockey reminisces
If you want to know where many of Miami's social and political elite got their start, check the playgrounds at Belén
From the issue of March 29, 2001
Clubland king Chris Paciello ain't exactly a Mafia don. But it sure seemed he was headed that way.
Tired of battling expanding suburbs, Debra Flynn wants to pick up her 79-year-old house and move it
What's That on Your Plate?
Cuban immigrant Eduardo Campa writes darkly astonishing accounts of life in Little Havana
February 25 - March 3, 1999
A requiem for some heavyweights that have tussled with the wrecking ball and lost
Before TVs and VCRs made a theater out of every living room, Marty Abrams and his cronies were kings of black market bijou
Why is it that naming a U.S. Attorney for Miami seems to be one of the world's most complicated tasks?
Crushed in a garbage truck, poisoned by a landlady, crapped out-literally--during a dice game. These and more are buried in this county's cemetaries, and come Halloween night, they'll be dying to get out