Have you taken your summer vacation yet? If you've been meaning to travel to far-off exotic places, maybe this weekend is the time to indulge your inner travel-hog -- right here in Miami. Watch a Bahamian Junkanoo parade while enjoying fresh conch salad; enjoy a delicious Asian brunch; or celebrate ... More >>
Apparently when you win two championships in a row you can hold training camp in a place that usually caters to people looking to relax and party rather than, you know, train. Yep, the Miami Heat will be holding their training camp at the fancy, almost theme park-like Atlantis Paradise Island reso ... More >>
At about 50 nautical miles from Miami, Bimini is our closest Bahamas neighbor. But, unless you have access to a boat or private plane, the tiny island that captivated both Martin Luther King Jr. and Ernest Hemingway, has been difficult to get to with scheduled air service in the hundreds of dollars ... More >>
The EDM cruise Holy Ship!! journeyed from Fort Lauderdale to the Bahamas this past weekend, and we're still recovering. A highlight was an afternoon spent on a pristine private island in the Bahamas for an afternoon of sun, surf, cocktails and the kind of dancing not seen since MTV Spring Break. To ... More >>
Mitt Romney had binders full of women. The Florida GOP might have had golf carts full of hookers.Rumors of a strange "men's only" trip to the Bahamas, meant as a thank you to some of the Republican Party of Florida's biggest donors, have been swirling for years, but new details have come out in test ... More >>
Hurricane Sandy isn't expected to make landfall in Florida, but the storm will still be annoying as the outer bands hit the southeastern part of the state throughout the day.Miami-Dade is under a tropical storm warning, meaning a lot of rain and wind are expected. The conditions are forecasted to la ... More >>
About 100 miles from Miami lies Grand Bahama Island. Best known for Freeport, the large shipping terminal and adjacent tax and duty-free area and the tourist town of Lucaya, Grand Bahama also boasts gorgeous white sand beaches, explorable caves, and excellent fishing -- which translates into great s ... More >>
The world's greatest sea-bound rave has sold out a full year from its next scheduled sailing date. Just last month, Hard's Holy Ship! hit the high seas for its maiden voyage, carrying Skrillex, Steve Aoki, Fatboy Slim, Diplo, A-Trak, and 3000 bikini-ready party people to the Bahamas and back. ... More >>
Exactly 26 days ago, Hard's Holy Ship! electronic music cruise packed Skrillex, Steve Aoki, Fatboy Slim, Rusko, Diplo, A-Trak, dozens of other professional party starters, and 3000 beat freaks onto the MSC Poesia for a full weekend of uhntz-uhntz-ing across the high seas. And yes, there were a ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Junkanoo Dancers at the Miami/Bahamas Goombay FestivalThe 34th annual Miami/Bahamas Goombay Festival brought the flavors of the Bahamas to Coconut Grove this weekend, as people ate and danced in the streets. The festival commemorates the rich Bahamian history that ... More >>
Catharsis means to purge or release one's emotions or tensions, which makes it easy to understand why Leo Hidalgo, Hernan Sturvet, Marcelo Malvicino, and Dr. Vivian Gonzalez-Diaz decided to apply that moniker to their restaurant on Calle Ocho.Once you step inside Catharsis, near SW 17th Avenue, i ... More >>
The pilot of a small plane that took off this morning from Opa-locka Executive Airport is believed to be dead after the aircraft crashed in a residential neighborhood. The plane hit two vehicles before eventually bursting into flames near a house. No other fatalities have been reported.
Photo by Ivan SantiagoJacuzzi Boys have gone big league. And so it was time for a trip to Glamour Shots.It seems like only yesterday (or a week ago) that we were smiling up at our beloved Jacuzzi Boys while bopping happily through the sparse early evening crowd at the Bruise Cruise Kickoff Party ... More >>
Photo by Ily GoyanesMmm, mmm, good. The next time you're sick, eschew the chicken--fish soup finds its way much faster to your soul. The folks at Bahamas Fish Market will serve you a huge bowl of fish chowder ($2.95 to $3.45) that will make you toes curl and your white blood cells multiply.
Lissette Diaz is a homegrown Miami girl who has turned her love for Bahamian bread into a business. She grew up in a house with a cake- baking mother and spent summers in the Bahamas. She remembers early morning bread runs with her father with affection, and these proved to be the perfect i ... More >>
The beginning of the year marks the season of the increasingly popular and numerous music-themed cruises that depart from South Florida. They range from the obscure (cruises themed to singer-songwriters, or classic R&B), to the more pop-minded (John Mayer's and the Barenaked Ladies' trips), t ... More >>
Jim Greer, the disgraced former chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, is already in trouble for allegedly misdirecting $200,000 of party money to a company he owned. Now, during that investigation new, weirder allegations have popped up. Mainly that Greer held fundraiser events and meeting ... More >>
Photo by Jens Peterson via Wiki Commons/CC2.0A few weeks ago, I was unchained from my laptop and briefly allowed to return to the wild for a few weeks. I headed to the Bahamas for a snorkeling trip. Numerous signs posted throughout the marina on the island we stayed advertised a lionfish hun ... More >>
unattributedFact checked with bougerolle.net10. Pee Cola from Ghana - At first we thought it was just an internet joke, but we found two seemingly legitimate sources that back it up.So.... Drink Pee Cola.
image via Destinee"If you plan to be successful in ANYTHING you do, be prepared to live for it, breathe it, and die for it, if need be."Destinee aka Maiden Dade aka Rita N. is a Dade County Hip Hop impresario, performer, recording artist and member of the THC Crew.Crossfade recently spoke to her by ... More >>
Tourists can't wait to get next to them — even if they are eating machines.
In the words of Andre 3000, "You can plan a picnic, but you can't predict the weather." Considering Tropical Storm Noel is storming through the Bahamas right now, it's a wise decision that Down Sound Records and Sigma Management have decided to temporarily postpone Jah Cure's concert this weekend in ... More >>
Diaspora Vibe puts a new Bahamian art collective to work
Party inna-island style, right here on the Beach
It ain't majestic, but it floats
Just make sure its waterproof
Just make sure its waterproof
Donna Weaver learns the name of her husband's killer -- or maybe not
Donna Weaver hoped to get help from the FBI in finding her husband. Instead she got crooked agents working with violent drug dealers
Flexing for glamour, power
It's over in the happening Bahamas that the New World is getting cooking
How well have you learned the universal language?
Hubert Albury is a fixture in South Miami-Dade's political scene. He also cooks a mean pigeon peas and rice.
The Bahamas. A feast of sun, fun, and upscale resorts, right? Try adding murder to the mix, toss in a dubious justice system, and spread over a teeming underclass.
Two parts pragmatism and one part nostalgia keep Miami's last propeller-driven cargo planes skimming the skies
After years of playing Papa to Hemingway, the island of Bimini, and his own troubled brood, Capt. Harcourt Neville Brown is laid to rest
The true story behind the beach erosion explosion is politics as usual
Miami kayaker Miguel Hernandez was having the time of his life on a solo voyage to Cuba -- until a multinational team of drug cops crashed the party