Whether you live or work in downtown Miami, you will have a new spot for burgers and beers when Biscayne Tavern officially opens tomorrow at the b2 Miami Downtown hotel.Decorated in modern dark brown tones and peppered with many, many flat screens, the tavern is an inviting place to watch your favor ... More >>
Oak Tavern's wooden tables are worn -- their faded chocolate surfaces fashioned out of reclaimed lumber, their corners burnt with the logo of a majestic oak. Outside, a courtyard envelops the eponymous tree. Inside, red brick walls guard a precarious past. In less than a decade, the Design District ... More >>
Like some kind of rabid half-human, half-beaver freakshow cooked up in the laboratory of Dr. Moreau, Of Montreal is plowing through the second decade of the new millennium with a psychedelic skill set that employs the best of seemingly disparate gene pools.
Of course, the crux of the band's geneti ... More >>
If you're looking for the ultimate dinner with a view experience, it's time to take your life savings out of your piggy bank and book a trip to a less tamer part of the world.A pop-up restaurant is being planned as part of a fundraising climb on Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro.The temporary restaurant ... More >>
Ever done the Swamp Stomp? And nah, dude, it ain't a muddy-ass dance.
We're talkin' about the totally homegrown 2,000 person-strong music festival that "started as a killer backyard barbecue with a bunch of bands and booze and a few friends in 2007."
It's always the most "badass, rockenest, craz ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain is moving on to greener pastures, and our hearts (and stomachs) will follow the writer, chef, and snarkmeister to CNN when he starts his gig at the cable news giant.For now, however, we have an entire new season of No Reservations to look forward to.Since it's Bourdain's last hurrah ... More >>
Humans are obsessed with the beach because it reminds us that we are sacks of flesh fulfilling the evolutionary teleology that began when all life on Earth was, like, primordial soup.
This is about more than sand, saltwater, and boobies, dammit. We're talking about the birthplace of our existence. ... More >>
Lee KleinRack's puffy crust makes the grade.I am not one of those New Yorkers who go on and on about how you can't find a decent slice of pizza in this town, and how the pies they serve here would be banned from the borough of Brooklyn, and how they are so very very disgraceful that they might ev ... More >>
Show your devotion to the Boys.For the last 68 days, local rock messiahs Jacuzzi Boys have been Glazin' across nation, delivering the good word to 35 bastions of unfettered heathenism from New Orleans to Austin, Detroit, Brooklyn, Nashville, and beyond.
But now, having converted a sufficient nu ... More >>
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Beaujolais gets a kiss from Tara Salomon.There aren't too many wines that come in roaring like a lion each year, but Beaujolais Nouveau fits that description perfectly.According to French law, Beaujolais Nouveau, a red wine made from 100 percent Gamay grapes, i ... More >>
All photos by Laine DossRichard Hales and Vanessa Paz teamed to form The BaketressSakaya Kitchen's downtown restaurant is still being worked on, but owner Richard Hales let Short Order have a sneak peek at the location and, most importantly, the kitchen where Baketress Vanessa Paz is already busy ... More >>
from FacebookMick Fleetwood dishes on tripping balls. Tequila, Mick Fleetwood from Fleetwood Mac, and Brooklyn coffeehouse singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins ... It sounds like the beginning of a joke.
But no, it's the basis for the inaugural Cabo Wabo Tequila Off The Record webseries, where "up-and-c ... More >>
We did it, y'all. We made it through the work week.
We'll finally have a chance to disconnect from the workplace tonight at Happy Hour or catch a grimy metal show on Saturday night in Little Haiti. Whatever the case, we're free. And not to mention, it's pay day, and we've got a fat check burnin ... More >>
Brooklyn producer Francis Harris is a philosophy PhD drop-out and former political activist/hardcore punk rocker who confessed to having originally hated dance music. At one point or another, he had a major change of heart and his shadowy electronic alter ego Adultnapper has emerged as one of the ... More >>
After this initially funny article in the New York Times, parties continue to roll on in South Beach at World's Fanciest Parking Garage -- i.e. the Herzog & de Meuron-designed 1111 building at the corner of Lincoln and Alton Roads. To be fair, for a parking garage, it's pretty beautiful.Yeste ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken in Miami-Dade County in the week previous. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain-out look more badass than we ever will . This is the italicized intro to that se ... More >>
These girls are more than just pretty facesWhen we try to think up talented chick drummers, the first name that pops up is Meg White, obviously, and then we kind of draw a blank. Can you blame us? As cool as they are, drummers are always hiding behind their massive kits, and never really get the ... More >>
NASA Goddard Photo and Video via FlickrDoes the name Wayne Szalinski ring a bell? He was a quirky
scientist/inventor from the suburbs simply trying to wow the scientific
community when he accidentally shrunk his kids with a state-of-the-art
electro-magnetic shrink ray.None of that happened in rea ... More >>
Say what you will about the LeBron to Miami soap opera, but from the Mistake on the Lake to the Magic City, it's inspired some of the finest trash talking since some guy in Brooklyn invented the "Yo Mama" joke. The best insultologists among us aren't content with simply talking smack, though. For ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenLocal motion: Stonefox Recently reunited South Florida blooz-rawk trio Stonefox has posted a missive to its Facebook friends requesting assistance booking gigs up and down the East Coast in September. The shows would ideally occur September 17-19 in New York, and October 13-17 ... More >>
It was reported by The Daily News this week that in response to the controversial Arizona immigration law, an initiative was started on the Internet asking people to boycott the AriZona Beverage Co., makers of AriZona Iced Tea and juices. Thing is, the company has been based in Woodbury, 20 miles ... More >>
The collective is an animal.Whether you're overworked or unemployed, take a deep breath because the weekend is finally here. But, to paraphrase Les Claypool, weekends don't mean so much when you're unemployed, 'cept you get to hang out with your working friends. So make some plans to get together ... More >>
Last month, when Miami Beach journalist Gerald Posner got caught lifting from the Miami Herald in stories he wrote for the Daily Beast, he blamed the "warp speed" of the Internet.
Photo by Bill Cooke
Gerald PosnerSo what's his excuse for plagiarizing at the presumably snail pace of book wr ... More >>
Photo by Michael EltonDangerous Muse hopefully bringing more than just their looks to Coco De Ville.Barely a month old and Coco De Ville (2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach) at the Gansevoort South Hotel already has a pretty hot Winter Music Conference lineup. The Miami-outpost of the LA lounge has b ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenTo view a slideshow of photos from the show, click here.Holly MirandaWith Tegan and SaraSunset Cove AmphitheaterFebruary 21, 2010Better Than: Having to brave a bunch of Brooklyn hHipsters for some true New York cool The Review:Had Holly Miranda heard that I came ... More >>