Update: Giraffas announced that they have chosen Miami-Dade to be the Brazilian chain's U.S. headquarters adding 285 direct new jobs within three years and an initial capital investment of $8 million. Congratulations on your 285 new jobs, Miami.We recently stumbled across a headline picked ... More >>
Happy Veteran's Day to all of the devil dogs, squids, airdales, boonie rats, coasties and active duty men and women. And a bravo zulu to all reservists too. Veteran's Day is this Sunday and what does that mean for our vets besides a parade and a marathon of war movies on The Military Channel? Free g ... More >>
In continuing evidence that Florida nightlife outside of Miami is a sad, depressing suckfest full of streaky highlights and Ed Hardy bought at the TJ Maxx, Applebee's is the hottest new club in Central Florida. Yes, Applebee's, the suburban restaurant staple that's known for cluttering its walls wit ... More >>
Never mind Miami Spice, you want spice? Red Robin, the gourmet burger chain, will soon be the first national chain to have the ghost pepper on its menu. Keep in mind that the ghost pepper, or Bhut jolokia, is one of the world's hottest peppers, measuring anywhere between 855,000 to more than 1,000,0 ... More >>
For the Miami Heat, failure was not an option last night.
And not because taking the title would've proved that much more difficult in Oklahoma City, but because the post-victory celebration would've likely gone down at an Applebee's and ended at midnight.
Instead, the Heat closed the series out ... More >>
The Miami Heat take on the Indiana Pacers tonight in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. It promises to be a fine basketball contest. The Heat are without the advantage of Chris Bosh. LeBron James is gonna go cobradick, and Rony Turiaf has promised to do more dancing.
Nobody knows who's ... More >>
You thought your last first date was bad? At least it wasn't with Anthony Maldanado.The 18-year-old Miami Gardens resident met a Coral Springs woman at a party and agreed to take her out on a date. However, while he chatted her up at a restaurant, he had an accomplice break into her house and cle ... More >>
Terence PinderAn Opa-locka official booted from
office six years ago won't be prosecuted for the crimes that got him
thrown out in the first place. Banana Republican has learned that the Miami-Dade
State Attorney's Office has quietly dropped multiple grand theft and
official misconduct felony charge ... More >>
Attention all active duty military personnel and veterans, clear the chow hall and skip the parades, South Florida's taking you out for lunch, and dinner. With proof of active duty military or veteran status, you can enjoy free grub at several restaurants. When you wake up in the morni ... More >>
Green and beautiful.When I was a student at New York University, my boyfriend and I used to eat cheap Mexican food practically every day. At Panchito's on MacDougal Street you could get a giant platter of nachos and guacamole for about $6. Plus, they served alcohol to minors wit ... More >>
via MTV NewsLast Thursday, controversial reggae star Buju Banton (aka Mark Anthony Myrie) was busted for trying to buy nearly 15 7 kilos of cocaine from an undercover DEA informant. Myrie is as notorious for unapologetic, anti-gay lyrics as he is for his wine-worthy music, but accordin ... More >>
Courtesy of LimeJohn Kunkel, CEOLime Fresh Mexican Grill is a homegrown success story built on burritos, beer, and an "upscale interior," that has delivered double-digit rising profits every year since opening their South Beach flagship five years ago.Recently they hired a former Starbucks execut ... More >>
Taberna owners Ignacio and Laura are the bread in this mayor sandwich
The "City of Progress" will finally live up to its moniker if Julio Robaina has anything to do with it. But don't expect him to go behind the line if it involves more than a photo op! Trust us; we t ... More >>
Applebee's is the kind of place that's easy to drive past in South Florida, but in many parts of the rest of the country, it's a pretty big deal. It's solid, particularly if you're into the Fridays/Chili's genre. Maybe this'll get your attention: one appetizer and two meals for $20, tax, tip, a ... More >>
Poor Plax. Just a year ago, the Giants wide receiver was riding pretty damn high -- Superbowl champ, massive contract, best ridiculous name in professional football.How did it all fall apart? How, damnit?! Oh yeah, you shot yourself in the leg at a nightclub, then drove around bleeding for a couple ... More >>