Every door inside the former home of the slain fashion icon Gianni Versace was unlocked. Now on the auction block after its owner filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, the opulent 23,000-square-foot manse now known as Casa Casuarina was an open house this week as a team of lawyers, auctioneers, ... More >>
Yes, John Lydon (AKA Johnny Rotten) is still a total asshole. Last week, we here at Crossfade attempted to conduct a phone interview with the Public Image LTD frontman and former Sex Pistol. But unfortunately, Johnny seemed to be stuck in one of his legendarily shitty moods. After only a couple of ... More >>
Sitting outdoors at Red Light won't cost you a fortune.Last year, we bestowed our Best Restaurant for Outdoor Dining to Cecconi's Miami Beach for its lovely garden patio with retractable roof. And, of course, we like the food there too, a factor too often overlooked in "Best Outdoor Dining" compi ... More >>
Riptide is pleased to announce the hiring of Jack McKeon, the 80-year-old interim manager of the Florida Marlins, as an interim semi-regular columnist. His first topic: the debt ceiling. I was on the bullpen phone with Corny the other day when he said the damndest thing. Apparently, there's ... More >>
Hint on how to avoid bad Miami restaurants: Take a look at the dessert menu before taking a seat. If it's a compilation of Key lime pie, tiramisu, molten chocolate cake, and the other ubiquitous treats, politely excuse yourself and go somewhere else to eat. After all, there are hundreds if not thous ... More >>
Media magnate Ted Turner famously got the idea for CNN International from Fidel Castro, and he remains unabashed in his admiration for the dictator. Turner made his debut on The O'Reilly Factor last night, and for once we are actually agreeing with Bill O'Reilly. Turner says he admires the bearded o ... More >>
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