Max Strang is one of Miami's leading young architects. He's best known for his mid-century modern homes, and operates out of a Coconut Grove office. Though, his firm also keeps a satellite branch in a remote part of Telluride, Colorado. So last fall when he was looking to fill a position in that off ... More >>
Altanta-based SweetWater Brewing Company is bringing its craft beers to Miami. To expand its brand, SweetWater is putting the finishing touches on its newly expanded brewhouse, which quadruples the brewery's capacity.
There is a mantra that goes something like this: do one thing and do it well. For Wynwood Brewing Company's brewmaster, Jim Patton, that one thing is making good beer.Patton joined Luis Brignoni's brewing operation last month. He, Brignoni and Luis Brignoni Sr. are currently preparing to open the fi ... More >>
Two weeks of tour dates have just been canceled by Passion Pit. And the reason: Frontman Michael Angelakos needs "to take the time to work on improving [his] mental health." So far, most of the tour remains intact, including Passion Pit's South Florida show at the Hollywood ArtsPark on October 23. ... More >>
For the second year in a row, Amazon.com has compiled a list of America's best-read cities. And for the second year in a row, Miami has come in sixth on the list. It's a ranking that leaves us feeling proud but perplexed.
Nope, you didn't misread that headline. DJ and electronic music producer The Polish Ambassador (AKA David Sugalski) is giving away the greatest gift in the world ... Free music. And not just one song. But all of them. That's over seven hours of music.
In two days, millions of non-Irish folks around the world will gather in inauthentic "pubs" for a day of drunken debauchery in the name of St. Patrick. In Miami, however, Tyler, The Creator and his Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All collective will (sweaty) dick slap the Big Mango and Irish tradit ... More >>
Photo by Marguerite GilHosea Rosenberg at Seminole Coconut Creek CasinoA couple years back, a soft-spoken, rock-solid chef from Boulder bowled over the competition on Top Chef Season 5, beating a couple flashier competitors in New Orleans to take the coveted TV title. Born in Taos, New Mexico, Ros ... More >>
Patrick Lunn Gift meGift idea alert!We recently sought out the knowledge of local beer guru (and CPA by day), Patrick Lunn, for what he thinks would make a great do-it-yourself six pack gift. Over dinner at the now-closed pop up Phuc Yea! we narrowed it down to six options that are sure to ... More >>
Last night, Tyler the Creator tweeted the meaty schedule for hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All's upcoming Golf Wang Tour 2011. Not only will the raunchy sultans of swag be performing here in the 305 on Halloween night, but the show is another in a steady stream of solid F ... More >>
According to the stereotypes, Miami is supposed to be a bit of a shallow city and not exactly an intellectual hot spot. Yet, we're apparently the sixth most book-looking city in America according to Amazon.com sales data. The book-selling super site totaled all book, magazine and newspaper sales ... More >>
Gallup released its annual findings on metro areas' well-being last week, and the Miami-area didn't place all that high or low. Though, perhaps the biggest difference from last year's findings when it comes to Miamians is that we're getting a little more chubby. Gallup claims 23 percent of Miamia ... More >>
Photo by Justin Namon/WorldRedEye.comThe unofficial spokesperson for Vidal Sassoon, Bassnectar. If you don't look good, we don't look good.Click here to view photos of Bassnectar at the Fillmore Miami Beach.Bassnectar, VibeSquaD, ESKMO Friday, September 17, 2010 The Fillmore, Miami Beach Bet ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanThe threesome behind 180.When we hit up chef Norman Van Aken for an interview a few months ago, he mentioned he'd soon open a new restaurant in Miami, but he neglected to say his son, Justin, would fan the flames at his side. But there Justin was at the pre ... More >>
Two sandwich shops. One is tops, the other flops.
In my beer travels, I've come across two types of beer drinkers. The first want a smooth, easy-going beer - something that they can drink without pushing their palate too much or leaving much of a flavor in their mouths. The later want a beer that's going to kick their ass by way of their G.I. track ... More >>
Does bad news come in threes? With Macy's slashing 600 local jobs, the Miami Herald announcing imminent lay offs, it now seems Crispin Porter Bogusky is joining the lay-off band wagon this week. Ad Age reports that Crispin will be cutting 6% of its work force, that's about 60 people. Those cuts wi ... More >>
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IFÉ-ILÉs annual fest makes Miami natives proud
Slate's ad critic Seth Stevenson weighs in on Coconut Grove-based Crispin Porter Bogusky: "The Hottest Ad Agency in the Country: And Why I Sort of Hate It." He warns that "Crispin risks pigeonholing itself as an agency that understands only one kind of person." CPB is known for its success at ... More >>
Same taste, same waste of space
An enigmatic Miami band pushes expectations out of the nest
The Benevento-Russo Duo makes a lot of noise for a two-piece
Ever since she hit bottom, Heather Klinker has devoted herself to helping others avoid the fall
Tennessee Williams AND Joe Conrad go deeper into Parrot and Monkey Jungle than was, perhaps, wise
Hank III sells his rock and roll soul to sing like Granddad