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    April 23, 2014

    Head and the Heart on the Future of Americana and Rock 'n' Roll

    There will always be a place for the brand of vulnerable indie folk that Seattle's Head and the Heart have been perfecting since 2009. At the moment, the band is still riding high on critically lauded sophomore album, Let's Be Still, playing through dust storms at Coachella, and slowly putting the ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Ten Best Lunch Specials Under $10

    Lunch is your afternoon delight, your hump meal, the moment that sets the tone for the second half of your day. It's not something that should be taken lightly or skipped. And most important, during the workweek, it should never cost more than $10. What follows are the top ten lunch specials in Mi ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013

    Miami's Six Best Latin Clubs

    Miami is known for a lot of things: horrible drivers, corrupt politicians, and Speedo-clad Dolphins fans, to name a few. But the one thing that gives the Magic City its sabor piquante are all of the Cubanos, Dominicanos, Venezolanos, Colombianos, and the rest of the Latinos that call the 305 home. ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Soups

    Soup isn't the obvious choice in Miami, a city that runs on sunshine year-round. But every now and then, the temperature dips below the seventies and we get the urge to put on a scarf and slurp a delicious bowl of soup. That's why we've listed the top soups in town. So if you need to feed your so ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    South Beach's Ten Best Dance Clubs

    Just the other week, we here at Crossfade were all "everyone knows South Beach parties, but let's talk about the great clubs of downtown." And we did, and it was good. But we know what you really want to do. Y'all wanna "party in the city where the heat is on, all night on the beach till the break ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    Top Ten Places to Eat and Drink in Miami

    Hell yeah, it's Friday. That means it's time to eat, get hammered, and then eat again. But before you start all the revelry, let's go over the proper linguistics of Miami food and booze. Una hartura: A state of gluttony spawned by consuming excess edibles. Symptoms include paunch, immobility, and ... More >>

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    October 4, 2013

    Top Ten Influential Figures in Miami Dining

    This isn't a popularity contest. This is about influence. These people have shaped our city's dining scene. They operate fabled restaurants, mentor budding chefs, grow organic vegetables, and roast the best damn coffee in town. What follows is a list of the top ten influential figures in Miami din ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Top Ten Restaurants in Coral Gables

    If Coral Gables were a pop star, it would be Justin Timberlake post-FutureSex/LoveSounds. You still dig the '90s man: Brillo-curled hair, frosted tips, and the damn sexiest denim outfit in history. But you also love his new, sleek sound. This city has evolved too. It once catered to law firm types ... More >>

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    August 16, 2013

    Miami Spice: The Ten Best Weekend Deals

    Ahh. Miami Spice. True, it's a great value but like everything in life, the two month-long promotion comes with a few catches -- like the fact that many restaurants don't offer the three-course prix fixe Spice menu on weekends. That sucks, because a lot of us simply have too many things "on our pla ... More >>

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    August 2, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Hip-Hop Clubs

    As 305 maestro Pitbull boasts on "Welcome to Miami" (Dat Lil Chico's edition of Jermaine Dupri's infectious ATL anthem): "Y'all got Uncle Sam, we got Uncle Luke." Mr. Worldwide is damn right. Ever since the early days of Luke's booty bass, The Magic City has been an X-rated paradise full of fast be ... More >>

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    July 19, 2013

    Top Ten South Beach Restaurants

    South Beach is a mecca for flat-rate parking fees, haughty service, and the braggadacio of New York restaurants transported to the subtropics. There are exorbitant cocktails, ceviches, and even quinoa salads as well as automatic 18% gratuities on your checks. We have smart phones. We can use our c ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Restaurants

    Your buddies just don't understand. You had an earth-shattering rossejat at the Bazaar. You loved the place -- that is, until you heard some tragic news. Your pal once had a bad bao con lechón there. Now that guy's never going back. Disgruntled patrons rarely forget a dinner done wrong. Strokes ... More >>

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    April 23, 2013

    Ten Best Bars on South Beach

    Miami is a town that's all about the booze. Our idea of a fun night out is bar-hopping, shot-taking, and beer-chugging. And there's no better neighborhood to get our collective drink on than the party epicenter of the universe: South Beach. But with the plethora of pubs, bars, lounges, and other dr ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Bartenders

    Anyone can get behind a bar and mix a drink. For that matter, anyone can walk into a kitchen and prepare a meal. After all, we've all cooked for ourselves at home, haven't we?But, bartenders, like chefs, have many different levels of expertise. While the person who pops your Budweiser can at a beach ... More >>

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    April 9, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Inexpensive Restaurants

    Miami is a city laden with restaurants of little value. There are stylish joints, the kind where mediocre $24 tuna tartares and $30 chicken breasts, filled with fontina and foie gras, are the norm. There are hackneyed Asian concepts, the type where $20 sushi rolls are packed with fried shrimp, douse ... More >>

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    April 3, 2013

    Local Credit Union Looking for Hip, Cool, Trendy, *Buzzword*, *Buzzword*, Hipster Spokesperson

    Hey, you 20-something in skinny jeans riding a fixie, Tropical Financial Credit Union wants to be the place where you store your money to save up for Coachella tickets. In fact, they may want you to be their new "Spokester," which we imagine is some misadvised portmanteau of "hipster" and "spokesper ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Chefs

    Chefs love talking about one another. They discuss talent. They obsess over who cooks better, who lacks integrity, who sold out, who travels looking for recipes to replicate. They talk about hype. They chat about expectations. They know what their colleagues are cooking. They have opinions about eve ... More >>

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    March 15, 2013

    Ten Best Late-Night Restaurants Post-Ultra

    As Miami gears up for its biggest weekend of the year, so do the businesses that will be affected by it. After a battle with the city, Ultra Music Festival begins today in a two-weekend extravaganza that will bring more revenue to Miami than LIV sees the entire year. That's a big deal, considering t ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013

    Miami's Best Fried Chicken: A Top Ten List

    Eating fried chicken is no tidy affair. Golden brittle breading bursts after a gentle nibble. Bits of crust cascade beneath your chin. Juices flow. Fingers glisten. Lips gleam. (Call this gloss pollo frito; it sure as hell beats Chanel.) In Miami, a city brimming with restaurants of diverse ethnici ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    Ten Best Miami Brunches

    The debate over whether the best meal of the day is lunch or breakfast has been going on for millennia. Intense battles have broken out over the issue. But one day, a peaceful being came up with a compromise for the rivaling sides. The settlement was "brunch," a perfect middleman between the morning ... More >>

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    December 18, 2012

    Instagram Food Photos: The Do's and Don't's

    Sure, there's fun to be had when shooting food pictures with your iPhone. But, sometimes, while flicking through our Instagram feed, we shudder in disappointment. Do Instagramers really think that a flash-flooded shot of corn chowder looks appetizing? Or that a blurry photo of empty wine glasses mer ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    New Times' South Florida Web Awards 2012: Vote Now!

    We've spent the past few weeks scoping out South Florida's social media landscape in search of the best of the web. Our eyes are a bit bleary from staring at our computer screens and iPhones, but here it is: our first annual South Florida Web Awards. From the apps you can't live without to the blog ... More >>

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    March 15, 2012

    Miami's Top Five Gastropubs

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play.​The first gastropub is generally considered to have been The Eagle, in London. Michael Belben and David Eyre launched it in 1991, and it was si ... More >>

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    February 27, 2012

    Chris Brown's Arrest Warrant Not Likely To Come Today, Prosecutors Say

    ​After allegedly furiously swiping a fan's iPhone last weekend, Chris Brown may find himself behind bars sometime soon. Jose Lambiet at Gossip Extra says that Miami Beach Police and the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's prosecutors are in the process of planning on the best way to arrest Brown an ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011
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    December 5, 2011

    Brew Coffee From A Faucet With Your iPhone: Yes, There Is An App For That

    ​Makers of Denmark-based Scanomat decided that a substance almost as necessary as water should be as readily available. Coffee!.This ain't no typical brew machine. The TopBrewer looks like a a faucet and mounts to your counter top. It not only brews and dispenses coffee, but is also equipped with ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Best of Miami 2011 Rises From the Dead

    ​BRAAAAAAIIIIIIINSSS! Er, excuse us. We meant to say the wait is finally over. Best of Miami 2011 is finally here. Winners were chosen by the New Times editorial board in 345 categories such as Best New Restaurant, Best Dance Club, Best Art Museum, Best Tattoo Shop, and others.If you are wait ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    Lakers' Ron Artest Picks Heat to Win In 4 or 5 or 6 or Not At All

    ​Ron Artest, the NBA's favorite halftime-boozing, riot-inducing maniac, has gotten quite interested in this year's NBA Finals -- unencumbered by playoff obligations of his own, he's been making predictions for a week despite not knowing what day the games are on or what city they're being pla ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    Fontainebleau's App: Download Quick and Win Free Hotel Stay

    via Fontainebleau Miami BeachThe home screen of the Fontainebleau app.​Yesterday, Fontainebleau Miami Beach announced the launch of an iPhone and Android app, as well as a mobile site for most smartphones. In addition, the hotel will run a Facebook sweepstakes for those who download the free app. ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Billboard Latin Music Awards 2011: A Quick Recap Full of Stargazing, LOLZ, and Mr. 305

    Victor GonzalezInside the Latin Billboards​Broadcast live across the globe to 70 countries, the Billboard Latin Music Awards were billed as música Latina's biggest night. Show hosts promised we'd see more stars at the annual gala than we would in the sky. But then again, Miami isn't known as a st ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011
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    December 7, 2010

    Questlove Blinded by the (iPhone) Light at Bardot's Basel Finale

    Victor Gonzalez via iPhoneSecret photo of Questlove at Bardot.​Questlove with M1BardotSunday, December 6Better than: Anything starring Jimmy Fallon.Our tolerance level for pretentious Brooklyn scenesters and celebrity star fuckers reached its boiling point Sunday night. And we're done covering DJ ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Five Stupid Tech-Related Products

    Gizmodo​​Do your fat fingers ruin every text message you send? Are electromagnetic cell phone radiation waves affecting your memory? If so, you probably shop exclusively at mall kiosks. From goofy hats to stylus-tipped thumb gloves, we compiled a list of useless products meant to enhance the cel ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    Review: Netflix Debuts on the iPhone, But is it Worth Watching on the Really Small Screen?

    Does Netflix really measure up on a much smaller screen?​I'm a big fan of Netflix. Something about being able to rent movies in my pajamas without actually leaving the house just appeals to me. And though my laptop screen (13.5 inches) doesn't really compare to a flat screen, sometimes you just ca ... More >>

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    August 20, 2010

    The Top Five Phone Apps to Help You Slack Off in School

    The Daily Tracker helps organize your way-too-busy campus life​Whether or not you'd like to think about it, school starts for most high schools and universities on Monday. It's not easy getting back into the campus routine. But don't go crying into your favorite bottle of alcohol and proclaiming t ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    Channel Your Inner Snookie Through Social Media and Get a Tan Through Your Phone

    ​Whether or not we'd actually admit to it in public, we can't look away from the train wreck that is the Jersey Shore. It's just one of those shows that we love to hate and can't stop imitating or making fun of.Everywhere we look lately, we see The Situation fist pumping, JWoww getting into a fist ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010

    Free iPads, Software, and Other Giveaways at First Apple Business Expo and iPad/iPhone Zone in Miami

    ​Are you obsessed with everything Mac/Apple related? If you found out about the iPhone 4 before Gizmodo did and every tech gadget in your house has a bitten apple logo on it, this one's for you. IT product and service provider Loop USA is hosting the Apple Business Expo 2K10 -- the first in Miami ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    New iPhone 4 Video Calls Won't Use Carrier Minutes; The Death of Text Messaging?

    iPhone 4's new FaceTime feature promises much needed face time with far away friends and relatives​When Steve Jobs announced the launch of the new iPhone 4 just a few weeks ago, we all waited with bated breath for a new video chatting feature called FaceTime. And now, there's more: An Apple rep ha ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    Jersey Shore Boys on the Cover of Village Voice's 'Queer Issue'

    ​Any self respecting "Queer Issue" has to have a good six pack on the cover. Our sister publication up in New York, the Village Voice, managed to grab the most talked about abs in the land: that of the Situation.Yes, three of the boys (sorry fellas, apparently no softcore DJ Pauly D) from The Jers ... More >>

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    June 4, 2010

    AT&T to Get Rid of Unlimited Data Plans in Anticipation of New iPhone

    ​We can't say we didn't see this one coming from a mile away. AT&T's just announced that its iPhone and iPad data plans -- a one-option of unlimited data now set at $30 a month -- is being replaced by more specific plans on Monday, June 7 in preparation of the madness the new iPhone 4 announce ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    Cloud Music Storage Software Promises Access to Your Entire Music Library From Any Computer or Cell Phone

    ​In a perfect world, you'd be able to access your entire music library from any computer, iPhone, iPad or any other cellphone, sans USB. You wouldn't have to transfer files or carry around a portable hard drive. Finally, that world is here, but it's not perfect... yet. Let me introduce you to clo ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010

    Exxxotica and Sex App Shop Help You Score Porn for Your iPhone

    Even when you've got a good book, bus rides can be really, really, really boring. But you know what would turn that super-shitty morning transit trek into a full-blown fiesta? Pornography. Now, in the past, enjoying explicit sex pictures in public could be kinda tricky. But now, thanks to brand-ne ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Silicon Beach: Social Media Club Shows You Can Set Your iPhone on Stun, Scotty

    ​Feb's Social Media Club meeting took place on Tuesday at Citrix headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. The theme was "Social Media Predictions for 2010." Predictions started long before when the club crowdsourced by asking others to post their predictions online by among other things, tweeting with the ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    Front of the House at the New Nikki Beach Restaurant, South Beach

    Jacob KatelGiant prawns.​Nikki Beach Miami (1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach) is the flagship for a global enterprise that boasts outposts in exotic and far-flung locales such as Koh Samui, Qatar, Cannes, and Cyprus.The South Beach branch started it all in 1998, and the father-and-son Penrod team has kept ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    November 17, 2009

    Food News Roundup: LandShark, Art Basel, No App, Bordeaux, Bahamas, and Benihana

    Boston Culinary Group signed contract extension with LandShark Stadium to provide food and beverage services through 2021. [Hospitality-1st]AOL's Digital City restaurant recommendations for Art Basel include Mr. Chow, Hakkasan, Michael's Genuine, and Caviar Kaspia. [DigitalCity]An advertising agency ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Despite First Porn App for iPhone, Score Group Remains Wary

    Did you hear? You can now get titties delivered every day to your iPhone via a new app. The latest version of the iPhone OS includes parental controls, so Apple finally backed down and seems to be allowing a bit of porn in its app store. The application Hottest Girls sells for $1.99 and deliver ... More >>

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    December 17, 2008

    It Is Truly the Future: BCS Championship to Be Shot in 3-D

    We do not have jet packs yet, but we have iPhones, a black president, and now football broadcast in 3-D! Fox and Sony have announced that next month's BCS Championship game between the Gators and the Sooners at Dolphin Stadium will be shot in 3-D.Obviously, even the most expensive flat-screen HDTV w ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    Crooked Cop Gets 11 Years

    So this Police Officer, Mr. Geovani Nunez, a 13-year veteran of the City of Miami Police Department, thought he was helping some flashy trucking company owner smuggle around things like stolen iPhones and 12 kilograms of cocaine. He used his police car to escort the trucks and was paid a total of $2 ... More >>

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    October 11, 2007

    Before YouTube, There Was This

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