Best Buy Co. Inc.

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    August 7, 2014

    Lan Pan Asian Cafe: Banana-Coconut Bubble Tea Is the Best Thing Ever

    It's thanks to Lan Pan Asian Cafe that I discovered the joys of boba tea about a year ago (I was totally behind the eight ball, I know). I was utterly enamored with their taro variety -- a creamy, lavender-hued, frozen dream. When I made the transition to veganism back in January, I was bummed to l ... More >>

  • Film

    May 8, 2014
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    February 3, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Car horns frantically beeping during rush hour, neighbors yelling greeting each other at 8 a.m. on a Sunday, and hits of uhntz-uhntz blasting from the strip of clubs that line Washington Avenue till the wee hours of the night. That's the distinct sound of Miami. But every now and then, we get to he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Dom Kennedy on the Rap Game: "When Things Ain't Working, You Got to Try New Things"

    Dom Kennedy can't sell his Get Home Safely LP exclusively at Best Buy without a major label backing him ... If you buy that one, then I would like to discuss an igloo property investment opportunity in Nevada that is sure to be prosperous. It comes with its own polar bear. Of course, the former s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Michael Schwartz at Best Buy? Do Big Things With Small Appliances!

    Want silky-smooth deviled eggs? Begin with a blender. Chef Michael Schwartz of Michael's Genuine Food and Drink is showing off his blended-deviled-egg technique along with the many uses of small kitchen appliances this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Best Buy store in Aventura. The event is part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Carol City's King Colosus: "There's a Million Trayvons"

    King Colosus rose from the streets of Carol City to malls all over America when he signed a groundbreaking independent distribution deal in 2008 for his solo rap debut. But before his album was ever shrinkwrapped in Best Buy, his lyrics echoed through the rec rooms of South Florida prisons. Today, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Mayday's Wrekonize on Solo Debut, War Within: "Written on Some Real-Life Shit"

    Never give up. Never give in. Miami makes champions. Ten years ago, Wrekonize won a series of MTV rap battles for $25,000 and a recording contract with Roc-A-Fella Records. The deal never materialized, and he spent his prize money on DVDs and pizza. But he never stopped working on music. And now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Miami Felon Arrested For Selling iPads and MacBooks Made Of Wood and Duct Tape

    Attention, computer-buying public of Florida: If a man approaches you in the parking lot of a Best Buy with a convoluted tale about needing money to get home and a strangely discounted iPad for sale, it's almost certainly too good to be true.A woman in Daytona Beach learned this the hard way after f ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2012
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    July 31, 2012

    Rick Ross Signing God Forgives, I Don't, Drawing Magic Marker Bawse Beards at Best Buy in Pembroke Pines Tomorrow

    See also "Rick Ross: 'All 305 Certified Ballers Will Be Present' at The Bawse's Miami Strip Club Party." Tomorrow at 5 p.m., Rick Ross will visit the Best Buy in Pembroke Pines to sign copies of God Forgives, I Don't. He did the same thing when Self Made: Vol. 2 came out last month. And it was a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Lenny Kravitz Announces First US Tour in Five Years, (Funk) Rocks Miami Beach February 25

    ​Christmas came early indeed. According to a press release sent moments ago to Crossfade, Lenny Kravitz "is pleased to announce dates for his first American tour in five years!" Best of all, dude's got a gig in the Big Mango. The "nearly 20-city tour" kicks off at New York City's Radio City Mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Ten Best Music-Related Things to Do This Weekend Under $10

    ​Did you spend your morning elbowing middle-aged women in the gut at Best Buy while fighting over the last XBox 360? If you did, you are going to hell. You are not a good human being. You are a brainwashed byproduct of hyperconsumerism. Nevertheless, we hope Just Dance 3: Exclusive Katy Perry Ed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do This Weekend

    ​Ugh, Black Friday. It's a nauseating, cross-country display of hyperconsumerism at its apex, retail's official kickoff to "the holiday season" and all it entails: generic Christmas songs, drastically reduced sale prices, parking-lot fender-benders, and never-ending checkout lines. Whether you c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Five Crazy Black Friday Shopping Frenzies

    ​For many Americans, this Thursday will be a day of thankful reflection over a meal the size of which a third-world family has never seen. But according to the National Retail Federation, about 152 million of those folks (that's about half the population) can be expected to line the cold shopping ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Top Three Celebrity Food Products

    Food, chef, and celebrity all in one tomato sauce.​Celebrity food products are all over the shelves of supermarkets these days. Some bear labels with Hollywood names such as Paul Newman and Paul Sorvino; others derive from TV chefs like Lidia Bastianich, Emeril Lagasse, and Giada de Laurentiis. Ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Appliance Superstore hhgregg is Hiring 600 People in South Florida

    ​One morning the executives at rapidly growing appliance superstore chain hhgregg woke up and realized that their name was really stupid they didn't have any stores in South Florida. Rather than quietly work their way into the market the company has decided to simultaneously open ten new stores in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Short Order Best Buy: Cuisinart Ice Cream Machine for $49.95

    ​A good ice cream machine is a tough thing to find. Go ahead, check Best Buy, Brands Mart, and other appliance pull-out flyers. You'll see blenders, toasters, milk foamers, and just about anything you can think of sticking a plug on. But no ice cream machine. If you go online, as I did, you'll com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Unconfirmed Pictures of the PlayStation Phone

    Engadget​Engadget leaked pictures of an alleged PlayStation phone late last evening that has generated more buzz than a PS3 controller vibrates.According to their website, the Sony Ericsson phone will likely run on the Android 3.0 operating system, features a screen anywhere between 3.7 and 4.1 in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Q&A: 99 Jamz's DJ Entice Has Clearly Already Won

    Via Myspace /​Known for taking up your airwaves everyday at 5:00 PM for WEDR's Drive At 5 mix, DJ Entice has been a South Florida mainstay for many years now. He caused a little bit of chaos a couple weeks ago when he exclusively premiered the unofficial, yet street-official Miami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    305 Live: Pitbull, Rick Ross, Flo-Rida, and More in Local Hip-Hop News

    Photo courtesy of Univision​-- Pitbull (pictured on the right with his artist Nayer) walked the red blue carpet and performed last night at the Premios Joventud that aired live from the BankUnited Center located at the University of Miami's Coral Gables campus. He didn't win any awards, but most o ... More >>

  • Music

    July 15, 2010
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    July 7, 2010

    Video: Think Tank Reps Omni Heavy in "Gun In My Hand"

    Think Tank, a project of the Llamabeats and Parable MC, have a new video out for their song "Gun In My Hand" all shot in the City Of Miami in and around the Omni area of Biscayne and NE 2nd Ave South of 36th street. Recognize the landmarks, graffiti, pawn shops? This and other recent videos signal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    FBI Probes Miami Undercover Police Unit for Stealing Drugs and Money

    The FBI is investigating at least one member of the Miami Police Department's undercover squad. One or more members is alleged to have stolen money and drugs from dealers. Mayor Tomés Regalado is aware of the investigation but doesn't have details. Police Chief Miguel Exposito says the department i ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2010
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    January 19, 2009

    News Roundup

    The Port of Miami tunnel isn't dead yet, and may be back on in April. [Herald]The Florida Speaker of the House took a job with a school he's steered money towards which may not be ethical, and he's basically the worst speaker ever. [Herald]Thieves in Hialeah broke into a Best Buy. Don't they know th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Over The Weekend - Madonna, Q-Tip and White Party Week

    Talk about your long weekends. Most of us, although not us at New Times, had a four-day weekend thanks to the Thankgiving holidays. That gave plenty of you time to celebrate Black Friday by crushing your fellow man to death as you and thousands of others rush into your local Wal-Mart to get that ext ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Hangin' With Ace Hood

    Last night, South Florida's fastest rising rap star, Ace Hood, had a CD signing at the Best Buy in Pembroke Pines. The event was well attended and a lot of people came out to support the young rapper as he continues to climb the ladder of fame. There weren't a lot of celebrities on hand, but DJ Kh ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2008

    Things That Go Bump in the Day?

    Halloween kicks off a weekend early.

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    September 22, 2008
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    September 16, 2008

    DJ Khaled Album Out Today; Does In-Store at Best Buy in Pembroke Pines

    The screaming voice for hip-hop on the South Florida airwaves has been on the road promoting his newest album, We Global, for many days now. But this afternoon DJ Khaled is making a pit stop in Broward signing as many copies of his album as you want to purchase Starting at 5 p.m., Khaled - and some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008
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    April 24, 2008

    All Hart

    Kevin Hart will make you giggle like a schoolgirl.

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    March 11, 2008
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    March 11, 2008

    Rick Ross "Speedin" With a New Album

    Since the Bo$$ of the city has a new album out today, it's only right to show Rick Ross some love on CrossFade. His long-awaited album, Trilla, is in stores now so go get it if supporting local artists is important to you. Sure, that's a mixed bag cause Ross probably has more money than BestBuy anyw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2007

    Buy Nothing Day

    Ah, the holidays. Today is a great day to kick back, enjoy the South Florida weather and eat a nice leftover turkey sandwich. But not for some losers, who interrupted their Thanksgiving night to stand in line for several hours at Best Buy, Wal-Mart and Brandsmart so they could get the deals. The He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2007

    Spank Rock pulled from Best Buy

    Rumor has it the new Spank Rock and Benny Blanco CD, Bangers and Cash got pulled from the shelves of Best Buy this week because management just noticed its x-rated cover art. Apparently, this is all about the back cover where a partially obscured dildo can be seen in the background. Not sure how the ... More >>

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    October 18, 2007
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    August 1, 2007
  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Blue Crush

    An independent record store finds its own level

  • Home Entertainment

    December 7, 2006

    All Dressed Up ...

    PlayStation 3 has potential -- but for the moment, little else.

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Ghetto Pirates

    A movie made for Bootleggers

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2005

    Get Basted

    Relish in a Thanksgiving cornucopia

  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    Made from Scratch

    How do you build a successful label like Rhymesayers? One good album at a time

  • News

    February 17, 2005

    Messing With The Man

    Three kids from suburban Miami found a clever way to relieve their boredom: They launched an attack on a police station

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Secret Santa

    Let the New Times be your music guide during this holiday season

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    Orca Frustration

    "As soon as I crossed the Mason-Dixon Line, I knew it was different here"

  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    Sites and Sounds

    A collector's guide to shopping for music in cyberspace

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

  • Music

    April 5, 2001


    Raisin' a Ruckus

  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    Flanagan's Wake

    VH1 vice president's novel about the music business mourns an era just since passed

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