This past weekend, Jason and Diana Starkman opened their Bay Harbor home to 60 guests for a dinner party. Jason Starkman is owner of Epicure Gourmet Markets and Jerry's Famous Deli. But it wasn't just any dinner party. The $1,000-a-plate fundraiser for United Cerebral Palsy of South Florida -- titl ... More >>
DJ Heron grew up carrying milk crates full of records for his cousin Manny Love in NYC. In 1987, at age 15, his family moved from Brooklyn to North Miami Beach. Heron made friends with neighborhood kids Classik and Oski, formed a crew, and started rocking his own parties. He has lived the culture o ... More >>
Segafredo L'Originale, located inside the Colony Theatre on Lincoln Road, has been keeping a secret. Well, not a secret exactly, but it hasn't been boasting its complimentary happy hour aperitivo buffet, suspecting that word of mouth would eventually out it. Weekdays from 6 to 8 p.m., South Beach ... More >>
Before Luther Campbell was Uncle Luke, he was Luke Skyywalker. But George Lucas sued him for violating copyright. And that's how the nasty boy went from car wars to Star Wars. The Lucas lawsuit was just the beginning of his infamy. Soon, Miami bass became the trunk rattle heard 'round the world. I ... More >>
You bought that 55 gallon drum of personal lubricant off of Amazon, didn't you? Because according to Amazon.com sales data, Miami is the sexiest city in America. Which means we buy more "sexual wellness" products off of Amazon per capita than any other city. That also helps make us the third most ro ... More >>
In only a few weeks, Bond Trisransi, the man behind Calle Ocho's Mr. Yum and 2B Asia Bistro, has transformed a South Miami Avenue space sandwiched between Tobacco Road and the River Seafood & Oyster Bar into another of his whimsical, romantic fusion eateries. This time, Trisransi said he wanted ... More >>
Hey, honey, would you like to have sex? No, not tonight. I'd rather listen to Meatloaf. Yeah, we've never said that either, but turns out a lot of Spotify listeners think "Bat Out of Hell" is more enjoyable than actually orgasming. And that's not all the streaming platform uncovered with its recen ... More >>
Prior to his untimely death last March, "G-Funk's most melodic homie" had several "hoes in different area codes." And on at least one occasion, he and his "Bad Girls" kept it "G-A-N-G-S-T-A" by shooting a homemade porno. According to TMZ, there is a Nate Dogg sex tape that's being "shopped arou ... More >>
Well before Odd Future's Loiter Squad was picked up by Adult Swim, Kanye West tried tackling the sketch comedy beast on Comedy Central. However, his series never took off. In 2008, West partnered with longtime friend and fellow Chicagoan, Rhymefest, to develop Alligator Boots, a 30-minute puppe ... More >>
Yes, those are tiny pregnant ladies in Barry White's hands.When we set out to put this list together we thought, "Great, we're going to have a wide variety of songs!" That dream was shattered when we quickly realized white people don't know shit about bone jams. If the number of Wayans children ... More >>
Miami loves their romance novelsApparently Miami's reputation as a sexy city even extends to our book shelves. Based on sales data, Amazon.com has ranked Miami as one of the most romantic cities in America, and the number one sexiest. Which basically means we're buying a ton of sex toys off Amazo ... More >>
Chef Andrea Curto-RandazzoNow here's a gal who really knows her way around a kitchen: Chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo of Talula. She co-owns and co-cooks with husband Frank Randazzo and has been since June 2003, dishing up eclectic eats inspired by Italy, Asia and the Southwest. They labeled their sty ... More >>
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