On the afternoon we visited the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival, the atmosphere was electric, and the air was perfumed with the sweet aroma of the spirit thousands of people came to celebrate -- rum. Pirates, tiki enthusiasts, and plain 'ole rum lovers filled the main hall of the Miami Airport Conve ... More >>
You might have seen her while driving along the MacArthur Causeway. She's the gigantic ship with the colorful mermaid, designed by Miami artist Lebo, dancing on her hull. That's Norwegian's newest cruise ship, the Getaway. The massive, 145,655-ton vessel can accommodate nearly 4,000 passengers on ... More >>
Miami is bizarre enough of a place already that sometimes we forget it's one of three corners of the Bermuda Triangle, the purportedly supernatural stretch of the Atlantic Ocean where, according to myth, ships go missing under mysterious circumstances. Well, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Ag ... More >>
Have you noticed there haven't been any hurricanes this year? It's hard to miss a palm tree floating down the middle of Collins Avenue, but there hasn't even been a 'cane that's petered out in the middle of the Atlantic. Are you now realizing an alarming absence of those awesome local TV news segmen ... More >>
Cruising is as much about eating as ocean views. But today's upscale lines pride themselves on gourmet eats, even tapping celebrity chefs to oversee their dining options (hence "cruise bloat").Norwegian Cruise Line's newest ship, the Breakaway, is due to set sail in April 2013, and with 17 different ... More >>
The Millennium's Grand BuffetFoodies, rejoice! Miami-based Celebrity Cruises is rolling out a series of culinary-inspired boat rides set to begin in March.Celebrity Cruises' lifestyle cookbook, Excite the Senses, was the inspiration for the new food-and-wine-themed luxury cruise series aptly name ... More >>
If you invested in this, you're probably f*cked.Beware of what you see here in the Magic City: very little is real. The boobs? Nope. Those lips? Collagen-enhanced. Even that sweet Lamborghini is just a rental. We all know you ended up with the Datsun after your divorce.So it might not come as a s ... More >>
Florida has a new tourism ad campaign that instructs would-be visitors to perform various verbs on their "Florida side," such as "embrace," "awaken," or "abraza your Florida side." It's one of those slogans that makes less and less sense the more you think about it. What is a Florida side? W ... More >>
Mishka is not your average reggae singer. For one thing, he was the first artist signed to j.k. livin', a record label founded by Hollywood's own Matthew McConaughey. But he is the embodiment of all those quintessential underlying themes that have made the genre what it is--a deep-seeded love fo ... More >>
This years Caribbean Fest returns to its roots.
Swap spit and couples in Hollywood, ya big freak.
Dancehall darling Collie Buddz has a hit single, an album ready to drop, and a lot of very confused fans
"Mommy, why do we cost $500?" Last Friday, a pack of sagging suburban Cuban-American couples flooded an elegantly designed cubbyhole in the Aventura Mall to pay tribute to Lladro –the famed Spanish tchotchke baron. The hand-crafted porcelain figurines are cherished from Bermuda to Bangladesh. ... More >>
Miami Beach's premier crooked jockey reminisces