To the surprise of many Miamians -- the confines of Florida stretch above and beyond the 305. And while the rest of the Sunshine State might be a little more, ahem, rural, than we're used to, other cities do have their unique charms. Take Tallahassee, for example. Our illustrious state capital, al ... More >>
Belvedere vodka was lambasted in the press last week after the company posted an ad on its Facebook page depicting a man grabbing a woman from behind. The copy on the ad, "Unlike some people, Belvedere always goes down smooth", led people to comment on Twitter and Facebook negatively, like this t ... More >>
Bacardi, our local international rum company, is almost the big 1-5-oh. In anticipation of this significant birthday, we headed over to the Well Lounge last night to watch some future Bacardi classic cocktails in the making.The United States Bartenders Guild has joined forces with the rum makers ... More >>
All photos by Laine DossWhen Hatuey beer was first brewed in Santiago de Cuba (birthplace of Desi Arnaz) long before the 1959 revolution, it was delivered with a block of ice to keep it crisp and cold in the tropical heat. The brew was named after a famous Taino Indian who in 1511 tried to ... More >>
Like a model in the VIP room or a cheerleader hankered by an ankle sprain, the Bacardi buildings just kind of sit there and look pretty. The historic buildings have pretty much sat empty since Bacardi moved its headquarters to Coral Cables a year and a half ago, and now community leaders in the O ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Bacardi Girls kept the rum coming.The Bacardi Road Show hit The Miami Beach Convention Center yesterday with rum tastings, entertainment, and celebrity guest Alonzo Mourning. After an introduction by Bacardi USA President and CEO John Esposito, invited guests (most ... More >>
Masuimi Max, Belle of the Fetish BallWe're guessing most of you already know about the shower of hip-hop events hitting Miami this long weekend, but allow us to point out some other events worthy of your time and cash. There's a saucy Fetish party happening all weekend in Broward. If you're willi ... More >>
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersGazpacho soup at the Wish booth at Vizcaya. Last night, local foodies flocked to Vizcaya for their 13th annual Evening Under The Stars soiree. This gourmet fundraiser promised plenty of tasty snacks from Miami's top restaurants. While the event was indeed beautiful, a ... More >>
Mayoral candidate Tomas Regalado may be accused of not being able to deal with his personal finances (he claims to only be worth $5000 year after year, and once had his wages garnished for not paying taxes), but his campaign manager is doing a good job with his war chest. He's consistently out-raisi ... More >>
image via YouAreInTheMix.comFREE BOOZE! Like free booze? Wanna learn how to make a Bacardi Mojito? Guess what Miami? Bacardi has teamed up with South Florida's own Borrow A Bartender to provide your next party of 40 or more people with 2 hours of free interactive bar service including free Bacardi S ... More >>
Ahh, good ol' rumbullion. Ye olde English colonies called it kill devil -- both for its hangover-inducing properties and its medicinal powers. Mix it with some lime juice and a little sugar, shake it, and it becomes a daiquiri. A splash of Coke and a squeeze of lime make it a Cuba libre. We like it ... More >>
Local It is official. Marco Rubio is running for Senate. [CBS4] The preservation board will vote on whether or not to protect the Bacardi buildings today. [CBS4] The jury in the Liberty City Six trial is at a standstill. [Herald] The St. Stephen's Episcopal Chruch in Coconut G ... More >>
Michelle SolomonA-Trak spinning at Bacardi B-Live.If you were one of the 300 "regular" folks, or the 150 or so "press" types who got invited to the Bacardi B-Live Press Pool Party on Tuesday night, say a hefty thank-you prayer to the God of Groove.Inside the basement Japanese restaurant, Fountainble ... More >>
For the Latin music lovers out there, WMC hasn't forgotten about you. Our sources at the Shelborne say salsa princess La India is slated to make a cameo some time this afternoon, er, which is basically now. The hotel is hosting DJ Magazine's Recession Sessions so this ought to be interesting. We're ... More >>
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Stephen P. Clark Government Center
SkyBar at the Shore Club
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Those gracious folks at Bacardi have come up with a great new dance sensation, just for you!
Exactly who diverted the newspapers detailing the Bacardi family problems? We may never know.