On his MySpace and Youtube pages, Ronnie Candelaria is an odd presence, obsessed with kung fu master Bruce Lee and enamored of remixing videos of violent fight scenes with heavy metal tracks. In real life, the 21-year-old Kendall man was into guns and could be intimidating, acquaintances say. But n ... More >>
Blackbrick, Richard Hales' new restaurant, brings Chinese cuisine to midtown this week -- just in time for Art Basel. Chef/owner Richard Hales gave us a tour and a taste of things to come, telling Short Order that he hopes to open the restaurant this Thursday, December 5, with a limited menu for ... More >>
Hipsters rockin' body suits, high-waist shorts, and large, dark-framed glasses, mid-aged men in fedora hats, rockers with tattoos up and down their arms, and tourists from California wearing white wife-beaters on their backs and Converse on their feet were sitting on a black couch and standing by th ... More >>
Miami is a town that's all about the booze. Our idea of a fun night out is bar-hopping, shot-taking, and beer-chugging. And there's no better neighborhood to get our collective drink on than the party epicenter of the universe: South Beach. But with the plethora of pubs, bars, lounges, and other dr ... More >>
Once an indie darling, he has coasted to superstardom on a wave of pure showmanship.
Ever since stepping off la esquina, Mr. 305 has harbored deep hopes of becoming Mr. Hollywood. So whenever he hasn't been too busy honing his craft in Bud Light commercials or buttering up movie biz elites with personalized remixes of the Men in Black III theme, this budding thespian has dedicated ... More >>
via Bongos Cuban CafeBongos' Sky LoungeCalling all bartenders, servers, bussers, managers, chefs, and cooks! Those "in the biz" are invited to enjoy the ambiance, and most importantly, discounted food and beverage, at Bongos Cuban Cafe and Tatu, two heavyweight restaurants at Seminole Hard Rock H ... More >>
Say you wanted to kill someone you admire -- not that we're advocatin'.
Photo via Patriagrande.netToday marks the 50th anniversary of the mysterious disappearance of Camilo Cienfuegos, a Cuban revolutionary who combined the bohemian aura and looks of Jim Morrison (a full decade earlier) with the flowing, catlike moves of a Bruce Lee. (He was said to kill the enemy an ... More >>
The commish talks for the first time about his 2006 arrest.
Martial arts hit the stage and the mat
Action figures go from the toy box to the treasure chest
Hip-hop, clowns, and war dances meet on the street in Rize
For these three artists, bright, shiny surfaces also have depth
A Modest Proposal for Elian Gonzalez
Short on the sides and leave a little on top today, please, Professor. And give me a little of that Sicilian Defense while you're at it.