The afternoon of May 31, 2008, a vigorous 95-year-old named Alice Mathas spent hours walking around South Beach with her son Paul. Around 7:45 the pair boarded a Miami-Dade bus headed back to their apartment in Bal Harbour. They didn't make it. As Alice started down the aisle of the crowded bus, t ... More >>
When it comes to the latest and greatest in menswear coming off of Paris and Milan's runways, the average Miami dude just doesn't get it, nor does he give two shits. But when it comes to the very touchy subject of their kicks, however, Miami men could school the best of them -- that means you, NYC a ... More >>
Mall food is typically associated with heavy, greasy, and fatty. Enter OnJuice, a health-focused juice and grab-and-go snack bar that opened Monday in Aventura Mall. DeliverLean (the meal plan delivery company) is the parent company to the cold-pressed delivery service that is OnJuice. They've par ... More >>
LeBron is entering free agency, according to numerous reports. He's exercising his player's option to escape the remaining year on his Miami contract. But before you totally freak out and set your number 6 jersey on fire, take a deep breath. It's entirely possible -- though far from certain, of co ... More >>
Deciding which mall to go to in Miami is never an easy proposition. Are you going to go to the good mall or the good good mall? Then there's the too-good-for-you malls and the so-bad-they're-good malls? Because we're always helpful, we've decided to rank each and every mall in Miami-Dade for your sh ... More >>
So it hurt when Miley Cyrus ducked out of a planned party at Miami Beach's Fontainebleau to hang out with Ryan Seacrest on New Year's Eve. But now a company run by the emir of Dubai has sold a stake in the hotel that it bought for $375 million in 2008. Jeffrey Soffer, daytime gossip mag regular an ... More >>
It's Art Basel weekend and everyone from Kimye to Martha Stewart is in town to eat, drink, and peruse the galleries. Of course there are about a grillion different fabulous parties where you can wait on line for about an hour to grab some Chardonnay in a plastic cup. But there are so many other thi ... More >>
Last month, Brazilian tourists Apareceda Pata and Denieze Ferreira were stunned to come back from breakfast at the Miami Beach Hotel and Spa to find everything they'd brought to Miami stolen, including $20,000 in designer goods. They were even more shocked when the hotel told them how it had happene ... More >>
Cooper Avenue, the multi-use restaurant/bar/deli near the New World Symphony, suddenly shuttered its doors in December, with restaurant partner Amir Ben-Zion citing problems with the air conditioning and ventilation system as the reason for the restaurant's failure. Now, about six months after the ... More >>
Open your windows, turn off your air conditioner and enjoy this glorious weather! It's fall in Miami and as the temperature cools off, the restaurant scene heats up!Already we're seeing restaurants come onto the scene in anticipation of the arrival of snowbirds flying south for the winter, tourists ... More >>
No other mall in the entire world rolls in the dough quite like the Bal Harbour Shops. The fancy mall rakes in $2,555 per square foot, according to the latest issue of Shopping Centers Today, which means it beat out ritzy shopping destinations in the likes of London, Dubai, and New York City for the ... More >>
No longer will Miamians have to drive to the far western reaches of Broward County to get our fix of cheap Swedish-designed furniture. IKEA is finally coming to Miami-Dade, with plans for a store in Sweetwater, next door to the Dolphin Mall, to open as early as fall 2014.
'Tis once again the season for many local farmers' markets to re-open their al fresco fruit peddling tables. If you want to sink your teeth into some fresh Florida flora, you've gotta know where and when to scoop up the bounty. Here's the lowdown on Miami-Dade County farmers' market openings and ... More >>
If you happen to see Dwyane Wade's bare feet, don't make the same mistake LeBron James made and assume D-Wade has some sort of nasty toenail infection. He just likes to paint his toenails black.MV3 discusses his preference for noir foot digits and his other fashion habits in the latest issue of G ... More >>
The Forge's Dewey LoSassoMiami Spice is pulling out all the stops for its tenth anniversary this year. You've been using our guide to the two-month-long event, right? Quick, you can catch up here.Here's a look at something different to do during the promotion. Spice is heading to Bloomingdale's i ... More >>
Doraku's South Beach bar is known for its happy hour. We're hoping the tradition continues in Brickell.Doraku, home to everyone's favorite happy hour, is opening a second Florida location in Mary Brickell Village.According to the manager of the SoBe location, the lease was just signed this week a ... More >>
You might not know it from trying to find parking at Aventura Mall, but apparently Miamians love to do a good bulk of their shopping online. More than residents in any other major city in America, actually, and by a large margin.
Happy first anniversary, LeBron James! It was exactly one year ago today when you got down on one knee sat on one seriously uncomfortable-looking wooden chair and announced before God and the entire ESPN-watching world your intention to enter an unholy union with Miami and our professional b ... More >>
To most casual internet browsers, Kiki Kannibal is just some girl who achieved dubious viral internet fame back in the MySpace-happy days of 2006 for sporting one of the world's most hideous haircuts.Five years later, Rolling Stone details the quick rise and tragic personal fall of the ... More >>
Get Back, Sir Paul.Once again, it's that magical time of year ... Super Bowl! Hell, even people who could give a damn seem to get into the spirit. Like Jews shopping for Christmas gifts at Aventura Mall in mid-December, they'll gather 'round the TV somewhere this Sunday with friends and loved o ... More >>
The Madden Brothers wanna take us to the mall!Three months ago, we here at Crossfade were so, so, so stoked about our date at Macy's with Good Charlotte's Joel and Benji Madden that we wrote a blog about it. We were gonna get some one-on-one time with the twins, an exclusive look at their Mad P ... More >>
Beard Papa'sThere's a new dessert shop in town, Beard Papa's. The place has been open for a few weeks but the grand opening will take place tomorrow, December 2, at the Aventura Mall. Why open in a mall? Since the closest Beard Papa's is all the way in Orlando, owner Emil Levy felt it was time to ... More >>
The work of Friends With You has already redefined "absurdly cute," and through collaborations with Kid Robot and Memobots the duo of Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III have gently expanded their burgeoning design empire into retail. Now, they're set to open their own flagship boutique in the ... More >>
Looking for work? The National Restaurant Association estimates a record $566 billion in food and beverage sales for 2009 (more than $1.5 billion per day). The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY, will be holding an Admissions reception at Ocean Prime (Aventura Mall) on Sunday, N ... More >>
Summer is finally over! The insufferable heat finally broke this weekend and its officially fall in South Florida. Yes, we didn't turn on our AC all weekend and we couldn't be more excited. So we hope you enjoyed the reason why we all moved here in the first place.We're sure you didn't stay in this ... More >>
Free meal for graduating middle, high school, and college students. Angelo and Maxie's, 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove, through June 14. Limit one grad per group. Proof required. 305-445-8177. [Herald]Italian Cooking Show III. Mia Cucina. 105 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Chef Ivo from Joey's vs. Ch ... More >>
via basyke's flickr some random picture I found on the internet on a "mother's day" image searchThis post is dedicated to the time I got arrested on Mother's Day when I was 15. Do not -- I repeat -- do not, get high with your friends on the roof of a parking garage in Coral Gables and throw r ... More >>
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