Sitting in a car with two unidentified men near NW 152nd Street and Sixth Avenue in the parking lot of an apartment complex, Kenneth "Nu Money" Casilla was murdered.
According to Miami-Dade Police Department (via NY1), the Brooklyn-bred, Miami-based rapper and Rich Mafia crew member was shot and ki ... More >>
In a city jammed with outposts of overhyped New York restaurants, Lucali in South Beach is an exception. At the pizzeria on Bay Road, just a few steps from the Pubbelly mecca, pizza-makers wearing white T-shirts roll out doughs with empty wine bottles, cut porcini mushrooms with a mandolin slicer, a ... More >>
Kardashian pal, reality television personality, and restaurateur Jonathan Cheban is putting the final touches on the South Beach outpost of his Brooklyn eatery, Sushi MiKasa.The restaurant, which was slated to open in time for Art Basel, isn't quite ready, but the Brooklyn flagship did mention that ... More >>
The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>
Decadancetheatre, an all-female crew based in Brooklyn, is all about staying true to hip-hop culture. They use old-school styles -- breaking, popping, locking, and house -- to tell stories on stage. In their 2004 performance, Decadance vs. the Firebird, the company remade Stravinsky's classic bal ... More >>
Calling all chocoholics - Fairchild's sixth International Chocolate, Coffee and Tea Festival kicks off today and runs through Sunday. $25 admission gets you in on the 9:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. choco-scene at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables. There's something for everyone.The Cho ... More >>
Fashion Breakdown: Leopard cropped jacket from Goodwill, shirt from France, black slacks from American Apparel, shoes are Vintage Couture, purse from Urban Outfitters, hot pink grenade from Kid Robot, ear loops from Top Shop.
Last year the Fountain Art Fair raised eyebrows when a crew of scruffy performance types rolled a car onto the lawn inside which a couple engaged in steamy sex acts before collaborators demolished the vehicle with sledgehammers and set it ablaze.
The performance was presented by Brooklyn's ... More >>
Oye, Miami, you hot, wet, beautiful, lady. Thank you for attracting all the art world with your charms. There is no shortage of great work to experience and the atmosphere is unparalleled. We rolled through the city yesterday and had a lot of fun. Here is some of what we saw.
via YouTubeGotta keep the skills sharp somewhere.The gritty rooftop "Miami Kiwanis Club League" might be every bit as much a fantasy as the idea of seeing The Heatles destroy the NBA again before Christmastime -- but damn if it doesn't look like a hell of a fun game.Dwyane Wade dominates for a "L ... More >>
As far as we can tell, there are two kinds of electronic dance music lover: (1) The kind that likes its dancefloor fare soulful and sexy; and (2) The kind that likes the dark and twisted stuff. Brooklyn-based DJ-producer Francis Harris (AKA Adultnapper) definitely caters to the latter camp. And i ... More >>
Liturgy's Hunter Hunt-Hendrix.The taunt of poserdom -- that is, a self-proclaimed authority's suggestion that you just might be a wannabe -- is a stinger. And since punk, rock 'n' roll has suffered new standards of legitimacy (be it fashion, playlists, or diets) with every wave proclaiming itself ... More >>
Compliments to the chef!Motown and brunch, together, are the perfect elixirs for any Sunday morning hangover or soul sickness.
Leonardo Valencia revived a musical brunch this weekend, which he started years back in Brooklyn when he had both money and cooking skills, and his friends didn't. And y ... More >>
Whipped Cream vodka makes our "honorable mention" list.Yeah, yeah...we know the drill. Since vodka is a clear grain, it can be infused with almost any flavor. Now that can be a good thing and we admit to being thrilled when we tried pepper and pear vodka for the first time.
Just because yo ... More >>
Or will ride for beer... Organizer Gary's an admitted beer snob.Riding a bike across the Venetian Causeway before sunset is one of the most wonderful things you can do in this city. Leisurely enjoyment of the clear skies, the Miami skyline, and a close-up view of Biscayne Bay is the cure to almost a ... More >>
Via Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt's Facebook pageTonight's in-store show at Sweat Records, brought to you by the people behind the Death to the Sun series, presents rowdier fare than usual.
Original headliners, the ominously named Brooklyn duo Unstoppable Death Machines, have canceled. but there's ... More >>
Photo by Ivan SantiagoJacuzzi Boys have gone big league. And so it was time for a trip to Glamour Shots.It seems like only yesterday (or a week ago) that we were smiling up at our beloved Jacuzzi Boys while bopping happily through the sparse early evening crowd at the Bruise Cruise Kickoff Party ... More >>
Brooklyn-based indie-poppers The Drums aren't what you think they are. Sure, they put out their Summertime! EP, filled with beach-themed tracks like "Let's Go Surfing," "Down by the Water," and "Submarine." But they actually mentioned to us recently that they probably wouldn't go to the beach if ... More >>
We've all been there: There's a really cool music documentary that's just been released, and it's not showing anywhere in Miami -- or worse, it's only being screened one day and at one time, which aren't really convenient. Luckily, this time around the Internet's making real-life geography irreleva ... More >>
Brooklyn trio School of Seven Bells chalked up a whole lotta blog and magazine love in 2008 with its debut album, Alpinisms, a set of beat-driven dream-pop that sounded, at times, like an updated version of the Cocteau Twins. The ethereal, sometimes vaguely tribal female vocals came, even, from i ... More >>
Torche is a band whose growing influence is not exactly measured in riches. Yes, the band has been hailed in discerning international circles as uh, torchbearers of a new sound that is heavy without being metal, per se, and still melodic. Still, the current threesome has had to keep it together, ... More >>
In yet another awesome cover choice, check out ex-Fort Lauderdale synth-rock trio Selebrities' take on Technotronic's "Move This" right now. Like, now! Hit it over at the group's MySpace. For the '90s-challenged, just think about the song that reminds you to "shake that body" a lot.Thanks to the ... More >>
Photo by Mark the CobrasnakeLet's hope the nightlife gods were pleased.Nothing really shocks us anymore concerning Miami's night life scene. We've seen it all. Whether bathrooms that double as drug dens or strippers doubling as backup dancers, this city is a cornucopia of vice. Still, when Overth ... More >>
Jacob KatelHouse Club: Oven roasted tender free range chicken breast, tomato, bacon, lettuce, basil mayo, and fries -- final bill $10.50.Her name is Morgans. She is a big purple house on 29th Street between North Miami and NE Second Avenues -- actual address: 28 NE 29th Street. She has been aroun ... More >>