A 20-year-old man died this morning in an apparent accident after he tried to climb the mast of the Carnival Ecstasy while it was docked at PortMiami. The incident happened shortly after 7 a.m., and the as yet unidentified man visiting from North Carolina broke into a restricted area of the ship a ... More >>
Henry Stone, king of the record business, passed away peacefully August 7, 2014, in Miami. Throughout almost 80 years of wildly prolific musical activity, the 93-year-old had a hand in every aspect of the music business and was a true pioneer of independent manufacturing, promotion, and distributio ... More >>
Despite the usual muggy drenching every afternoon around 4 p.m., Miami's had a fairly dry run through hurricane season so far. But that could change early next week thanks to a large lady named Bertha swirling out over the Caribbean this morning. The National Hurricane Center declared Bertha the se ... More >>
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 >>
Chef Cindy Hutson is expanding her Miami presence with the announcement of the opening of her latest concepts, Zest and Zest Mrkt. The restaurant, set to open in fall/winter 2014, will be located at Southeast Financial Center at 200 S. Biscayne Blvd. The 1.225-million-square-foot space is Florida' ... More >>
Ever dream about drinkin' a brew with Kid Rock in Redneck Paradise? Well, wake the hell up. Because that's a real place, where golden sands, bikini-less babes, tatted-up dudes, and treasure chests of American Badass-brand beer await. So if you wanna party on a boat with the U.S. of A's favorite ra ... More >>
A Florida teenager has become the youngest person in more than 600 years to be called to the Bar in England and Wales. Gabrielle Turnquest of Windemere, Florida, has already made history by becoming the youngest person to earn a BA in psychology at Liberty University in Virginia at just 16, and then ... More >>
There's a pissed off lady named Chantal getting set to ruin your weekend Wynwood Art Walk plans, Miami. No, no, not that Tootsie's dancer you had a beef with -- it's Tropical Storm Chantal, and it looks to be headed South Florida's direction just in time for the weekend. Chantal earned its name la ... More >>
Some say "happiness is a mat that sits on her doorway." But in reality, happiness is a three-night cruise with Matchbox Twenty's Rob Thomas at the helm. For the first time ever, the 2004 People's Choice Awards selection for Favorite Musical Group is hitting the high seas aboard the Carnival Imagina ... More >>
For U.S. citizens, traveling to Cuba can be a tremendo dolor en el culo. Unless you've got special permission from the friggin' Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, your ass is either flying into Havana under the radar through either the Bahamas or Canada. On the bright side, we ... More >>
As Hurricane Sandy continues its churn across the Caribbean, tearing up Cuba and barreling toward the Bahamas with Cat 2 winds, fear not, Southern Floridians. Weather Puppy is here to make the natural disaster that much cuter.Invented by Miami entrepreneur Suraj Hemnani and business partner Shiv Tak ... More >>
Extremely hot days didn't deter thousands from taking to the streets of Coconut Grove this weekend to celebrate Bahamian culture, music, and food at the 36th annual Miami/Bahamas Goombay Festival in Coconut Grove.Coconut Grove has held a thriving Bahamian community since the early 1800s, when the fi ... More >>
Thanks to South Florida's various ports, the region has become the epicenter of the music cruise phenomenon. We've already battled through the Bruise Cruise, uhntz-uhntz-ed aboard Hard's Holy Ship!, and even done time (and drugs) on a boat loaded with hippie music fans. But a few of Crossfade' ... More >>
Maritime travel has been uncharacteristically sketchy in 2012. First, the inaugural Holy Ship electro-cruise ran aground in the Bahamas on January 7. It took five tugboats nearly 15 hours to dislodge the MSC Poesia from land, putting a serious damper on Steve Aoki's poker tournament. Less than ... More >>
Get Hard 'cause it's almost time to cruise. Nine months ago, Crossfade reported that the Los Angeles party posse, electronic music festival, and touring club event run by Gary Richards (AKA Destructo) was planning to take its electro steez to the high seas aboard the MSC Poesia, sailing out of P ... More >>
Hopefully there won't be many Fail Wale sightings. A Dutch airline had already booked up an entire flight to Miami using Twitter, so it was only a matter of time until a cruise ship company tries the same. This November, Norwegian Cruise Lines will set sail with what they're claiming is the world ... More >>
Courtesy of Erich KuhnkeFlorida Beach Soccer's Ben Astorga, a former member of the U.S. Beach Soccer National Team, got nine stitches in his face before the final match.We get it already -- the Heat lost. It was sad. But another team has been defending Miami's honor, and these guys actually won a ... More >>
Share a cabin with Sydney Blu on the Groove Cruise.The Groove Cruise sets sail from Miami January 29! It's gonna be three days of unadulterated hedonistic fun under the sun, all to the beat of some seriously high-energy electronic tuneage. You'll need some tan in a can. You'll need tons of wate ... More >>
There's been a lot of talk about what's going to happen now that Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival are taking place on two different weekends in March. When will all the good DJs be here? When will all of the amazing after parties happen? Well, you don't need to stress anymore, bec ... More >>
Photos by Jacquelynn D. PowersFresh grilled hog snapper at Fifi's Place. While Fifi's Place was voted Best Under the Radar Restaurant by the Miami New Times in 2009, this seafood joint in mid-Beach is still a hidden gem. Clearly, success has not gone to owners Nelson and Mayneth "Fifi" Sanchez's ... More >>
Early on a dark Caribbean morning, on a sandbar just off Harbor Island, one of the great fugitive chases in American history came to a gunshot-punctuated end. Colton Harris-Moore, the "Barefoot Bandit" famous for fleeing a Washington halfway house and hijacking Cesnas, surrendered to police after ... More >>
via National Hurricane CenterThe Cone of Panic! Cue the breathless local TV announcers and the runs on milk, bread, and stout whiskey at Publix: Miami is officially in line to get hit with its first tropical storm of the season.The National Hurricane Center just issued a tropical storm warning fo ... More >>
Erik PetersErik Peters left college to become a "ski bum," but after a bad man-versus-nature accident, he reverted to cooking, a hobby that always came naturally. His first job with Club Med was as an assistant sous chef in Copper Mountain, Colorado, and his next gig took him to Playa Blanca in M ... More >>
Local pride took another hit today. Fresh off that embarrassing #4 party school ranking from Playboy, a Web site run by a white British blonde reports Miami is not one of the country's top 40 pot-smoking cities. Tina Brown's The Daily Beast compiled a list of America's most stoned cities in hon ... More >>
As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Well, shiver me timbers.
The annual Bahamian festival heats up Coconut Grove.
Stressed sellers scheme and dream.
I have to admit, a few times while sort of fuzzy-headed, possibly with a pounding headache, I've driven down Biscayne a few times on a Saturday afternoon and groggily wondered, "Hmmm, what's all the fuss in front of the Carnival Center?" Well, my dumb ass completely forgot that, hello, the free Targ ... More >>
Mad swag, flaunting felines, and Burger King as haute cuisine
He climbed. He saw. He hasn't yet conquered the mystery of his missing brother.
Donna Weaver's friends and family thought they were doing her a favor by keeping secrets about her husband
Hurricane season howls again
Tom Tom Club's Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth find fun in the future
In an era when race relations were ugly, the Sunlight Beauty Academy did its part to make black Miami a more lovely place