Between 2003 and 2012, 1,539 pedestrians died while walking along the streets of South Florida. That's more pedestrian deaths in any other major metro area except for New York and Los Angeles. So, sadly, it's not much of a surprise that Miami has been ranked the fourth most dangerous metro area for ... More >>
Last night, the double-helix LED columns inside Story for Rick Ross and Birdman's The H: The Lost Album, Vol. 1 release party cycled through a very swank array of trippy colors as a 7-to-1 ratio of tourist women to NFL ballers danced, drank, and partied till 5 in the morning. South Beach bars make ... More >>
Look ... It's not like we're broke because we have a "serious drinking habit." Or because we're "lazy and just didn't manage to make it into work on time." OK, that's a lie. But still, even with only $10 in our pockets, we here at Crossfade wanna party. Thank god that there are all these dirt ... More >>
Searching for the Afterman? Well, take a break ... 'Cause everyone's favorite prog-rock supergeeks, Coheed and Cambria, have just announced a winter 2013 tour! And while we could all continue puzzling oh-so-intensely over the latest installment -- Afterman: Ascension -- in C&C's sprawlingly co ... More >>
"You and I are like cocaine and ketamine -- I just wanna make you high," sings Cari Golden on "You and I," the insidiously catchy 2012 breakout hit from Venezuelan DJ-production duo Fur Coat. And with such provocative party favor references in its lyrics, what hedonistic club rat could resist the re ... More >>
If a bar of soap were Justin Bieber's mouth's boyfriend, our skies would be a safer place. The Biebz was on a flight back from New Zealand when he and his fellow Biebonauts started spewing all sorts of nasty language. Even in doses of three ounces or less, the Bieb-Bop-a-Lula's hot liquid filth wa ... More >>
Calling Florida the "Sunshine State" might seem like a cruel joke after having almost all its major cities ranked by Men's Health magazine as some of the saddest cities in America.It's one thing to have a city as part of this dreaded list, but to include Miami, Tampa, St. Pete and Jacksonville .. ... More >>
We're on the fence about flutes.Yesterday, we wandered around the Government Center in Downtown Miami-- site of the Occupy Miami tent-camp-- and found ourselves, well, a bit underwhelmed by the protest scene. By now, Occupy Wall Street and Occuoy Miami protesters must know that their critics ... More >>
Courtesy of chefmichaelgilligan.comIt's not every day you hear about a guy from Birmingham, England, cooking Spanish cuisine that everyone wants to eat. We suppose that makes Michael Gilligan a special kind of chef.Gilligan, who will present dessert this weekend at a United Way event, got his start& ... More >>
Zach Bell of Café Bouloud in Palm Beach is the sole Florida chef nominated for a 2011 James Beard Award. Finalists for this highest honor in the culinary world were announced today in Portland, Oregon and on Twitter by the James Beard Foundation.Bell is a finalist in the Best Chef: South categor ... More >>
Judas Priest is so influential, so part of the original heavy music, that the band was already rocking when the term "heavy metal" was invented. Formed by guitarist K.K. Downing and bassist Ian Hill, the band originally came together in 1969 over a shared love of bands like Cream. Their hometown ... More >>
Miami Police canine units attack first, ask questions later.
Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. was in fine form this morning with a column plundering a particularly troublesome line of thought amongst many conservatives that they're now basically an oppressed minority. Indeed, sometimes [the Conservative movement] feels as if it is no longer ... More >>
Riptide has taken notice of all the foreign press coverage of the election coming out of Miami, and while we know there's certainly a lot to cover down here, we wondered why foreign papers would choose to spend the money to send their writers down here above all other places in America. Apparently, ... More >>
The Red Carpet Massacre brings the band full circle in time to tour.
Daz-I-Kue and crew return to smash Jazid with their bag of beats.
Never Give In (RAS/Cornerstone)
Editors Louis XIV, Hot Hot Heat, and Editors Culture Room, Ft. Lauderdale Tuesday, January 8, 2008 Better Than: Seeing all three bands together at an even smaller venue The Review: Last night’s show at the Culture Room marked the first stop of a tour by rising indie-ish stars Louis XIV, Hot Ho ... More >>
I guess I'm in the mood for feathered hair and strange accents from the United Kingdom, so I will move from Birmingham, England's E.L.O. on to Swansea, Wales' Badfinger. Truly one of the great power pop acts of the Seventies, stateside they've been somewhat forgotten. Or, when they are remembered, ... More >>
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
A pair of high-end hotel restaurants gets a second look
Hungry no longer, Duran Duran finds life appetizing again
Nothing to Proove (Different Drummer)
Exploring the twists and turns of the synth-pop legend's new box sets
Two local directors film the world through Miami eyes
Music writer Leah Gliniewicz was abducted by the aliens known to Earthlings as the techno group Spacemen. She was able to beam this transmission back to New Times.
Rev. Sharpton scolds urban marketers -- and they love it!
The Little Monster at Video Mix takes hip-hop where the media giants are afraid to go
Necessary ingredients: Dance floor, lights, British table turners
More Grip (Palm Pictures )
Anthem Suite (1900-2000): Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing
Lu and Martha Castillo founded the Light Mission as a beacon of hope for Miami's homeless. Like all lights, this one sometimes flickers.