Sing us a song, you're the Piano Man. It's been 20 years since Billy Joel put out a new collection of music. And he's got no plans for "another album of original tunes," he says. Maybe ever. As Joel recently told the New Yorker: "If I put out an album now, it would probably sell pretty well, becau ... More >>
If you have to leave the beach for an event, you just hope it is at a place as beautiful as the Biltmore in Coral Gables. The tired and hungover folks tried their best to be dignified in such a beautiful place as we began with wine, cheese and chianti jam outside overlooking the golf course before b ... More >>
Feeling pumped up this morning? Well you should be ... It's the first full week of 2014! And to be sure you music junkies start the new year off on the right foot, we've provided you with the best shows to check out this week, from Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Billy Joel to freestyle legend Trinere. ... More >>
We're quite pleased that the weather has taken a turn for the better here in the 305. Last week's miserable rain and constant drizzle made us feel like dogs. And that ain't cute. But the balmy humidity's back, and so is the steamy heat. Miami could not be more herself right now, so it's time we ta ... More >>
Right now in Ohio, residents are bundled up in parkas and scarves, braving snowstorms, frozen locks, and frigid temps. Here in Miami, we're strolling the streets, hitting the beach, and sipping cocktails on breezy patios. This is why there's no place like the 305. So take advantage of our summery s ... More >>
Billy Joel says "some folks like to get away" from New York and "hop a flight to Miami Beach or to Hollywood." He, on the other hand, prefers a Greyhound bus ride on the "Hudson River line," which may explain why Joel's dumping his Miami Beach mansion located on luxurious La Gorce Island. Today, ... More >>
Ily GoyanesHype about restaurants is overrated. As with women, sometimes those that receive the least buzz are the ones that deliver the goods.Last night, a pleasant surprise was discovered in a Kendall shopping center across the street from the Falls shopping mall. A few storefronts down from th ... More >>
The Commander's mama is cookin' hammy.First, let's get to the shocking stuff: Riock and rollers, it seems, never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink Floyd ("Brow ... More >>
The Commander's mama is busy cookin' hammyFirst let's get to the shocking part of this post: Rock 'n rollers evidently never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink ... More >>
Freshly cooked, inexpensive Italian food in a casual, attractive setting.
One of the stars of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Katie Lee is heading to Miami in two weeks to start whipping up some of her signature Southern-flavored recipes. The gorgeous cookbook author (she has two tomes out) and former wife of crooner Billy Joel, Katie Lee is a culinary force to ... More >>
Unmitigated cool never goes outta style. Ever. Especially when said cool comes from one of the originators. See then it's something at once insidious and divine, a thing in and of itself, unexplainable, indefinable and blessed beyond belief.That kinda cool also tends to be highly emulated. And no ... More >>
photo by Michele SandbergTo view a full slideshow of photos from the concert, click here. The Jonas BrothersBankAtlantic Center, SunriseAugust 19, 2009Better Than: The Backstreet Boys, N Sync, and NKOTB put together.The Review:I felt a little ashamed as I slinked up to the BankAtlantic Center for ... More >>
via minds-eye's Flickr/CCGawker is reporting that Billy Joel and wife, the 27-year-old Katie Lee, are separating and that some lies and deception may have been involved. And you know that where there's L & D, there's Miamiiiiii! Apparently, Miss Katie, former (and booring, compared to Padma) hos ... More >>
Franco De Vita is the Latin Billy Joel. That's not an exaggeration. Anyone who knows Latin music can back it up. And unfortunately I can't take credit for the comparison, I'm actually quoting, unofficially and without her knowledge or consent, an old boss and mentor from my very fi ... More >>
Food & Wine 2009 is almost upon us. You know what that means. The culinary throngs descend on South Florida, feast on its tropical flesh in a media-driven frenzy, and hopefully dump enough money on our shores to keep us goin til next year. Aaron J. Michaels from Culinary Convenience told me Chef ... More >>
New Times recently caught up with John Legend in between all kinds of action. After his high-profile appearances at the inaugural festivities, February will find the five-time Grammy winner playing Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, the NBA All-Star Game, and the Dubai International Jazz Festival. Oh, ye ... More >>
Then Billy Joel must be a bad mother-shut-yo-mouth.
Sayre BermanBilly JoelFriday, January 2, 2009 Hard Rock Live, HollywoodBeing a piano man in a rock 'n' roll world can be a precarious proposition. Unless you have the cool of, say Jerry Lee Lewis, with the attitude and swagger to match, it's tough not to look like a dweeb sitting stationary behind ... More >>
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
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