B.J. Rosenberg

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    November 17, 2014

    P.I.G. 5: Pork Rangoon, Foie Gras-Stuffed Baby Pig, and Pumpkin-Spiced Pork Rinds

    If there's something we learned at Jeremiah Bullfrogs P.I.G. 5 is that chefs love to cook pork. They also love those who like to eat pork, which was the case with the 250-plus swine aficionados who congregated at Brisky Gallery in Wynwood Sunday for an afternoon of pig eating, beer drinking, and rub ... More >>

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    November 17, 2014

    LuckyRice: Asian-Inspired Food and Cocktails in Paradise

    The Raleigh Hotel's gorgeous poolside oasis was the setting for the LuckyRice festival, where neatly two dozen of Miami's best chefs gathered to serve Asian fare while the city's finest bartenders mixed cocktails with Bombay Sapphire East gin. The result? A sophisticated soiree filled with upscale ... More >>

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    November 14, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Get LuckyRice and P.I.G. Out

    Miami is really gearing up for the upcoming season's worth of parties. To keep up with all the festivals and events, we suggest easing into the weekend with a casual happy hour on Friday (and we just happen to have discovered two new, fabulous ones). Then, on Saturday, partake in a little brunch ... More >>

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    November 13, 2014

    Jeremiah Bullfrog's P.I.G. 5 This Sunday: Limitless Pork From Miami's Best Chefs

    Pork is good. If you're nodding your head right now and beginning to salivate at the mere thought or the tender and succulent meat, then you'll want to make your way to Brisky Gallery in Wynwood this Sunday for a different kind of artistic exhibition -- one that puts pig on a pedestal. P.I.G. (Por ... More >>

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    September 19, 2014

    Community Gardens Uprooted For New Parking Lot, Development

    Next Saturday the R.Y.P.E. Community Garden in Buena Vista will host en event. It's a goodbye party -- the garden will soon be demolished so a parking lot can be built in its place. "Pave paradise to put up a parking lot. Sooo sorry," wrote Atiya Guianese on the event's Facebook page. R.Y.P.E. isn ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    Mugshots Friday: R.I.P. MJ

    Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>

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    June 27, 2014

    Holy Ship! 2015's Lineup: Skrillex, Knife Party, Pretty Lights, 98 Others

    Party on a boat! Again!!!! For the fourth consecutive year, the Holy Ship! electronic dance music cruise will be sailing outta South Florida for the Bahamas with dozens of big-name DJs and thousands of beat freaks all aboard a sweet MSC supership. Unlike previous years, HS! will be taking two trip ... More >>

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    June 4, 2014

    Brisk Bodega 2014: DJ Mustard, Local Acts at Grand Central Miami

    Next time you hit the streets for a dirty beat, get that shit with a side of Mustard. He's the chart-topping L.A. studio maestro behind "Rack City," "I'm Different," "R.I.P.," and "Show Me" -- basically your entire summer soundtrack. You know his work for its characteristically minimal grime, heav ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    Rekorderlig Hard Cider: Fruity Libations Can Be Found Around Miami (Recipe)

    Cinco de Drinko might be donezo, but that doesn't mean you should stop drinking. All right, maybe cut back on the tequila for the next couple of weeks and take up something a little lighter instead. How about some cider? Yes, cider. And no, not the cider abuela gave you for Nochebuena. Rekorderli ... More >>

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    May 5, 2014

    Casa Dragones Launches Blanco Silver Tequila: Jim Meehan Shares Cinco De Mayo Recipes

    Today is Cinco de Mayo, which means later tonight you'll likely be knocking back tequila shots and wearing a sombrero. That is, if you know how to celebrate. If you're Cinco de Cuatro was celebratory enough and you're in recovery mode but still want to revel somehow, take the fiesta to the comfort ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014
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    March 5, 2014

    Easter Is Coming! Make Vegan Cadbury Cream Eggs (PHOTOS)

    It's that time of year again. No, we're not referring to birds and bees and March Madness and all that other spring crap. We're talking Cadbury Cream Egg time at Easter, which is April 20. Seriously, is there anything more awesome than seeing those indulgent little morsels on store shelves everywher ... More >>

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    January 2, 2014

    Tell Kanye to Stop Talking for 30 Minutes! And Six Other Requests for 2014

    [Editor's Note: In his column Serrano Time, award-winning scribe and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] Dear 2013, Oh, man. So you're officially over. That's kind of sad. You were mostly a very dope year -- at least for me, anyway, and truth be told, that's all I really care a ... More >>

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    November 25, 2013

    P.I.G. 4: Chicharrón, Pork Pasta, and Bacon Sweet Potato Pie (Photos)

    The savory scent of pork filled GAB Studios on Sunday afternoon as a group of Miami's most notable chefs joined forces for P.I.G. 4, the swine-heavy feast led by Jeremiah Bullfrog. During these all-you-can-eat extravaganzas, food enthusiasts like to crown the top dish -- the so-called bite of the n ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks this Weekend: Books, Movies, Beer, and PIG

    This weekend is a multimedia extravaganza of entertainment with something for just about everyone. Do you miss Carrie Bradshaw and the girls? Why not make a date to have Cosmopolitans with them! Nose always stuck in a book? There's an entire weekend of activities for you. And if your tastes run ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    P.I.G. 4: Jeremiah Bullfrog Unites With Miami's Best Chefs to Celebrate the Hog

    Since its inception in 2009, chef Jeremiah Bullfrog's P.I.G. (Pork Is Good) celebrations have ballooned from solo shows to fetes with Miami's best chefs. For its fourth rendition, the Gastropod owner and personal chef to Rick Ross is planning an unusual move. He's letting other chefs upstage him.

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    October 10, 2013

    Bizzy Crook Talks Racism at the Airport, Battling Depression, and New Album, '84

    The wound of losing a first love heals at its own pace, not when you say so. And sometimes, the pain leads to depression, which may lead to worse. But it could also lead to the kind of music that makes a career. The best example, of course, has been Drake. In this case, though, we're talking about ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013
  • Music

    August 29, 2013
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    August 27, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Labor Day 2013 Parties

    We all spend our days slaving away, flipping burgers, serving slop, pouring drinks, hauling trash, driving big rigs, selling cars, cuffing creeps, dancing on poles, counting other people's cash, or tapping data into crappy old desktop computers. But our nights (and paychecks) are gloriously wasted ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 8, 2013
  • Film

    July 25, 2013
  • Film

    July 18, 2013
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    June 21, 2013

    Miami Heat Win! Six Hometown Heroes, From Trick Daddy to Pitbull, Celebrate NBA Champs

    The city of Miami is ablaze with Heat love. We're all so proud to call our home a champion city. And that goes for all 305ers, big and small. Of course, who doesn't want to see how all our famous residents are celebrating the win? All our favorite rappers and DJs are hitting the streets and tweetin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    NKOTB on Boy Bands: "We Don't Pay Attention, They're Doing A Different Thing Than Us"

    Way before Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, One Direction, and The Wanted, there was New Kids on the Block. And OMG, did these Hangin' Tough boys start somethin'. For almost a decade, Donnie, Danny, Jordan, Jonathan, and Joey had the world's teenage female population obsessed with their smooth "Step By S ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Six Pop Music Porn Stars, From Too Short to American Idol's Nathaniel Marshall

    The pop music industry is a lot like the porn industry. You've got throwaway faces with hot bodies ready to do almost anything for the fame and fortune. Honestly, a lot of the music videos coming out today might as well be porno clips. With the lines of decency so blurred, it's no surprise pop st ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    The-Dream's Banned "Pussy" Porn Vid:
    An Extremely Detailed Breakdown

    R.I.P., feminism, for we bury it on this day. The-Dream released a pornographic music video less than 24 hours ago. And almost immediately, it was pulled from YouTube for breaking the nudity rules. Thankfully, there's Vimeo for all our prurient needs. The clip for single "Pussy," featuring Big Sea ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013
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    May 22, 2013

    Memorial Day Weekend 2013: Ten Best Rap Parties in Miami

    Pop the Dom. Buss that wallet open. Hit the ATM. Repeat. If you've never done Memorial Day in Miami, here is a warning: It's going to get expensive. The bottles aren't cheap. And neither are the hookups. But if you wanna party (or you know, remember the men and women who died while serving in the U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    The Holy Trinity Gone Gutter

    I've known local artist Ahol for about four years, since I graduated from college and made it from Tucson to Miami by playing guitar for gas money and sleeping in a broken-windowed Corolla at hijacked KOA campsites. Ahol was heavy on his street-art grind, but has since  ... More >>

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    April 15, 2009

    Dead Men on Campus

    Who wouldn't want to rest for eternity on their college campus? What better a final resting place than the first spot you nervously smoked marijuana because the cute senior offered it to you and you didn't want to seem like a geek but felt like you were somehow giving up some of your sheltered subur ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009

    Fade to Plaid Next Week at Churchill's

    Long running semi-regular concert series, PLAID! returns to Churchill's Pub next week.  After starting out in Hialeah many moons ago and being moved around a bunch the party starters, aka the Brand, started doing the series regularly over at 5501 NE 2nd Ave.  Then they moved to NYC and som ... More >>

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    March 16, 2009

    The Seattle P-I Moves Online Only, Let's Hope The Herald Doesn't Follow Quite Yet

    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer is moving to an online only format. A fate that more and more are whispering could soon meet The Miami Herald. The P-I's transformation will be a bellwether as to whether or not a daily newspaper could successfully go online only. The New York Times indicates that the ... More >>

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    February 27, 2009

    Charlie Pickett Plays Churchill's Tomorrow

    We have blogged about Charlie Pickett before.  You've seen the videos and heard the rave reviews.  Now is your chance to see the guy in action.  He has that certain something, that special sauce that you cannot, no matter how hard you try, generate by practice, wishing, or standing on ... More >>

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    February 2, 2009

    Denny's Promises Free Breakfast Tomorrow

    February 1st, during the Superbowl, not only did Hulu admit it's got an evil plot to take over the world, but Denny's promised everyone in America that on Tuesday between 6am and 2pm they're giving everyone in America a free Grand Slam. Instant, disposable, corporate junk food culture be damned, fre ... More >>

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    January 29, 2009

    Introducing Third World America: Dirty Solja and The Mish

    The kid Mish contacted me about documenting the Palm Beach County movement. Here's what he had to say:

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    January 22, 2009

    News Roundup

    Oh, wait. Castro's views of Obama were divulged to the press. He doesn't doubt Obama's honesty. [NBC6]R.I.P., Claudine Ryce, Jimmy's mum. [Herald]The county wants to text you anytime there's a hit and run. [CBS4]Charlie Crist is ready to veto the hell out of the budget cuts passed by Congress. [CBS4 ... More >>

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    January 8, 2009

    CD Review: hey willpower, Playing Both Miami and West Palm, Jan. 16 and 17

    Scottish indie rock act Bis' overtures were expressed rather neatly in its 1997 single "Tell It to the Kids": "And now, coming through the airwaves into your home/Introducing the new transistor heroes." San Francisco's hey willpower lacks a similar expressive salutation, but it shares Bis' affinity ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    Hercules & Love Affair Also to Play Ultra's Second Day

    Hah! Ultra is sounding better and better! Looks like the organizers have also flip-flopped their booking M.O. this year. Since the festival's expansion into a two-day affair, things have generally gone more experimental the first night, with the classic dance music titans taking over the second day ... More >>

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    November 16, 2008

    Last Night: Agent Orange at Churchill's Pub

    Ben Thacker SoCal surf-punk band Agent Orange rocked Churchill's Pub Saturday night. Click here to view the full slideshow. Agent Orange with To Be Hated and O.P.S. Saturday, November 15, 2008 Churchill's Pub, Miami SoCal surf/skatepunk legends Agent Orange gave an all-out performance last night t ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008

    Thursday Night Football: Canes vs Virginia Tech

    Virginia Tech Hookies @ Miami Hurricanes, 7:30 pm on ESPN The sports press has a crush on all the young, true freshman on University of Miami's footballing sports crew, but they aren't sure if they're ready to commit. Sure, the Canes have won four in a row and have an actual chance to take home th ... More >>

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    October 10, 2008

    Last Night: Danzig's Blackest of the Black Tour... and Danzig Aftershow

    Blackest of the Black Tour With Winds of Plague, Moonspell, Dimmu Borgir, and Danzig Thursday, October 9, 2008 The Fillmore Miami Beach Better Than: Those faux Misfits, headed by Jerry Only, who seem to come through South Florida at least once a year. The Review: Last night's kickoff of Danzig's ... More >>

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    September 15, 2008

    News Roundup

    R.I.P. USA Economy. Mr. Economy was born in 1621 when some Pilgrams traded corn with Native Americans. He died last evening in the Manhattan offices of Lehman Brothers. He is survived by his third wife, Ester, and five children. Hyperbole aside, the events of the last 24 hours will reshape the fin ... More >>

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    August 12, 2008

    Throwback Tuesdays--Isaac Hayes "Walk on By"

    I'm keeping this one short and sweet this morning. Since Isaac Hayes passed away over the weekend, it's only fitting to kick off this Throwback Tuesday with my favorite song of his--"Walk on By." To me, it's the best song he ever sang, even though I know it's originally a Dionne Warwick and Burt Bac ... More >>

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    May 27, 2008

    Rapper Camu Tao Passes Away at Age 30

    Hip-hop artist Camu Tao, known for his membership in acclaimed underground assemblies MHz, S.A. Smash, the Nighthawks, and the Weathermen, passed away Sunday afternoon after a two-year battle with lung cancer. Born Tero Smith, he was two weeks shy of his 31st birthday. In his hometown of Columbus, ... More >>

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    May 13, 2008

    Teddy Pendegrass Live 1979

    We hear at the New Times camp are die fans of all things old school. So as I came across this stellar footage of Teddy P doing his thing (while still walking I might add) from 1979, it seemed appropriate to share it with the blogosphere. He's undeniably looking good and as he belts out this jam, it ... More >>

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    January 15, 2008

    Updated: Ringling Bros. Elephant Injures Trainer

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is reporting that an elephant named P.T. attacked Ringling Bros. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey trainer Joe Frisco Jr. while the circus was at Miami's America Airlines Arena on January 7. Ringling Bros. issued a statement Wednesday stating the ... More >>

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    January 4, 2008

    Coconuts, Delicious or Deadly?

    When I first arrived in Miami, I was happy about all the coconuts. I bought a machete and looked forward to lavish coconut-splitting parties, involving rivers of rum and armies of women. The day never came. And now I hate the coconuts. They’re everywhere. And frankly, I’m beginning to thi ... More >>

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    December 12, 2007

    Prodigy From Mobb Deep in Fort Lauderdale Today

    That's what I said? But last night around 6 p.m., my phone was ringing off the hook from a publicist trying to get me to do a sit-down interview with P who'll be here today talking about his upcoming album, HNIC2. If you don't already know, Prodigy was recently sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for ... More >>

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    October 5, 2007

    Fight Klub at Buck 15

    Fight Klub Buck 15 October 2, 2007 Better Than: Getting lost in Liberty City on your way to the beach. The Review: The first time I went to South Beach, I got attacked by a beautifull cross-dresser. So, I never know what to expect when I’m in the area. On Tuesday night, Rodderick Deal, a loc ... More >>

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