• Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Bartenders

    Anyone can get behind a bar and mix a drink. For that matter, anyone can walk into a kitchen and prepare a meal. After all, we've all cooked for ourselves at home, haven't we? But, bartenders, like chefs, have many different levels of expertise. While the person who pops your Budweiser can at a be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Try Funky Buddha's Maple Bacon Coffee Porter at OTC Tonight

    It's Monday. You're tired, the week just got started, and Friday happy hour seems like a lifetime away. But good news! You don't have to wait five more days. Tonight, head on over to OTC from 4 p.m. through 8 p.m. and check out a very special happy hour hosted by Esquire beer columnist and Miami H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Florida Couple Takes Off With Stolen Beer and a Walmart Manager in Their Pickup

    A Florida couple went to the local Walmart to pick up some beer on a five-finger discount, but when they pulled out of the parking lot they had some extra cargo in the back of their pickup truck: a Walmart manager. The couple then drove nearly 15 miles at high speeds with the man in the back of the ... More >>

  • News

    November 28, 2013
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    October 1, 2013

    Thomas Cypress Ordered to Pay $5 Million for DUI Crash That Killed Two Tourists

    Thomas Cypress, the brother of Billy Cypress, the former chairman of the Miccosukee Indian Tribe, has been ordered by a civil court to pay $5 million for the deaths of Robert and Paulette Kirkpatrick. The elderly tourist couple was killed back in 2009 when Cypress hit their car with his truck. His b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    The Academy of Beer: Drink in the Knowledge at Books & Books

    It's alright. We completely understand. Until now, Miami hasn't been much of a beer city so you haven't felt like you needed to learn too much about brewskis. The only thing you really had to know was that Corona Light was for the beach and Budweiser for tailgating. Then, it happened. You turned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Gathering of the Juggalos' Best Overheard Quotes

    During the Gathering of the Juggalos, Cave-In Rock, Illinois, becomes a sonic disaster zone. Even if you're a rap lover, it's hard to keep your mind sharp with all of the noise. But within the cacophony of sounds, a few incredible Juggalo statements were somehow deciphered and recorded by our numb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Ten Must-Have Items When Camping with Juggalos

    At some point in your life, you may find yourself sitting in a minivan in rural Illinois, stressed out as you wear a metal butcher knife pendant around your neck. Your ankles are covered in mysterious goo and all of your beer is warm. It could only mean one thing - you're at The Gathering of the Jug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    When you're living on a budget, weekends can get, well, complicated. You wanna party with your (better-off) friends at one of SoBe's star-studded nightclubs, but there's one minor detail standing in the way ... You're broke. Before you start making plans to watch weird cult movies all night while ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    Shane Battier Got a Truck Full of Bud Light

    Recently, the Miami Heat's Shane Battier admitted that his only pregame superstition is sticking to drinking the same beer."I try to drink the same beer -- Bud Light -- but that's about it," Battier told an blog. "You never know. I don't want to chance luck and switch up brands, so I'm stayi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Bartenders

    Anyone can get behind a bar and mix a drink. For that matter, anyone can walk into a kitchen and prepare a meal. After all, we've all cooked for ourselves at home, haven't we?But, bartenders, like chefs, have many different levels of expertise. While the person who pops your Budweiser can at a beach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Good Beer Larry on Super Bowl Food and Brew Pairings

    Let's face it, Super Bowl Sunday isn't about touchdowns, halftime shows or hot cheerleaders. Second only to Thanksgiving in the quantity of food consumed by Americans, it's a foodie holiday more than anything else. And for this particular caloric onslaught, beer is the beverage of choice. But don't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Win Two Tickets to Sprung Beer Festival or Take 50% Off Tickets Today

    The beer scene in Miami has come a long way from even a year ago. 2012 saw an influx of craft brews coming to Miami including some local love in the way of Michael's Genuine Home Brew and Schnebly's fruit-infused beers. We've also seen a surge in beer-related festivals in the Miami area. Grovetober ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2013
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    December 28, 2012

    Wynwood's Gramps Bar Set to Host Official Grand Opening in January 2013

    You've probably read a lot about the new Wynwood bar Gramps. It's a blend of old Florida, hipster aesthetics, and the area's signature warehouse grittiness. In other words, it's perfect."It originates with my grandfather, Irving Miller," says owner Adam Gersten about the venue's name and feel. "But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Five Best Gluten-Free Beers for the Gluten-Intolerant Beer Snob

    Read "Miami Craft Beer Seller's List" Gluten intolerance manifests itself in a variety of diseases, including celiac disease. It prohibits sufferers from enjoying the finest food and drink. Luckily, beer doesn't have to be on this list. Whether gluten intolerance is becoming more prevalent or everyo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2012

    Bruise Cruise 2012, Day One: A Totally Drunk Tweetcap With Pictures!

    ​See the full 68-photo Bruise Cruise 2012 slideshow. We here at Crossfade are total fucking pros. So while we openly admit to being dangerously dependent upon both (1) the internet and (2) alcohol, it is exceedingly rare that either addiction discernibly screws with our ability to produce high- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Here Weego: Bud Light Helps Rescue Dogs at Super Bowl

    ​Long before cable television and the thousands of programming choices that we now have, television was born in the late 1920s. Its primary function was (and it may surprise some) and still is to serve as a means of communication during emergencies. That's why we have those pesky emergency drills. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Art Deco Weekend Offers Cheap Tastings All Along Ocean Drive

    ​In its 35th year, Art Deco Weekend kicks off today, January 13, at noon and then continues until 11pm January 15. It  will highlight the second annual ADW Fashion Show and music performances. In addition, it will feature the annual Art Deco Weekend Parade, a classic car show, a lecture ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2011

    Miami's Ten Best Dive Bars: Where to Spend New Year's After The Party Ends

    After the party winds down and clubs start closing, you still need a place to go to finish off the night before passing out with a half-eaten, gas station egg salad sandwich in your hand. Thank God for dive bars. It's hard to pin down exactly what a dive bar is, you just know it when you step into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Dear America: Stop Criticizing Miami Heat Fans

    ​Dear America,We address you as ambassadors of sorts from the culturally sovereign nation of Miami-Dade. It's recently come to our attention that the "Miami Heat," a professional sporting concern that represents our city in your National Basketball Association, has advanced to a series which will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Girl Talk at the Fillmore Miami Beach, May 19

    Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezGirl Talk (AKA Gregg Gillis) getting wild at the Fillmore.​View photos from Girl Talk at the Fillmore Miami Beach here.Girl Talk With Max Tundra Fillmore Miami Beach Thursday, May 19, 2011 Better Than: An impromptu cock-rocking rave in a confetti supply store. Just pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Clevelander Superbowl Blowout - Models, Music, and Football

    Clevelander Are you ready for some football?​ ​Bring on the Painted Ladies! Clevelander, South Beach's frat boy mecca, is hosting a Superbowl Party featuring more girl-skin than pigskin.

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    David Pitchford, Trailer Park Resident Suing Julian Assange, Says Suit Isn't a Joke

    Assange's worst enemy: A former Key West trailer park resident.​While asset-hiding Wall Street traders perch on their windowsills waiting for the latest from WikiLeaks -- which plans to soon release more than 2,000 secret banking records of tax-cheats -- founder Julian Assange has bigger fish to f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    In This Week's Print Music Section: Interpol, Mumiy Troll, and More

    photo by Michael MullerMumiy Troll​Don't like ink smudges? Didn't feel like battling an insulation-needing bum for a print edition of our humble newspaper? Birdcage in desperate need of liner? No worries, Crossfade's got you covered. Our print music coverage, home of weekly features more in-depth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Thomas Cypress Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter

    Thomas Cypress is going to jail for drinking, driving and killing a Maryland couple.​The 55-year-old brother of former Miccosukee Indian Chairman Billy Cypress is pleading guilty to two counts of DUI manslaughter. On February 19 of last year, Thomas Cypress was behind the wheel of his truck on Ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Luna Star Cafe is a Good Beer and Live Music Mecca

    ​Luna Star Cafe's menu opens with "We do not sell Budweiser, Coors, Heineken or Amstel Light. Instead, allow us to guide you through the intriguing world of beer as we know it." But where other places with massive beer selections lay out a tiny-print list with price and country of origin, Luna Sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Foodie Fundraiser for Haiti at Smith & Wollensky Tomorrow

    Restaurateurs south of Fifth Street are joining forces to raise money for the tragic situation in Haiti. Held at Smith & Wollensky tomorrow, January 26, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., this gourmet gathering will feature area restaurants such as Joe's Stone Crab, Tap Tap, Clarke's, DeVito, Red, and Chin ... More >>

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    January 7, 2010
  • Music

    August 13, 2009

    Punk's Not Dead

    It raged on courtesy of Agent Orange at Respectable Street.

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Concert Review: D.I., Agent Orange, and Fear at Respectable Street, August 8

    Agent Orange​D.I., Agent Orange, and FearWith Bloodhook and Total ChaosRespectable Street, West Palm BeachSaturday, August 8, 2009Better Than: It actually was just as good as fucking while high on cocaine. The Review:My Saturday certainly got itself started with a whole fucking bunch of Parrot Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Dolphins Song-Off: Jimmy Buffett Crushes Hometown Rap Anthem

    One week ago, a lifelong Dolphins fan named Lionel Lightbourne called out Mr. Margaritaville himself, Jimmy Buffett, and demanded an Internet duel for the soul of the aqua-and-orange nation.via Wikimedia CommonsThis man will destroy you in hand-to-hand combat.Buffett had a new, corporate-approved an ... More >>

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of November 16, 2006

    "As long as Jimbo lives, his lease on that diamond sliver of Miamis posh waterfront will live on too"

  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Metal Magic

    Loud rock music, sleight of hand, and life in a trailer. What a combo!

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Queen of the Night

    Clubbed is on a quest, but does he really want what he's looking for?

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Dance with the Devil

    How evil can an event hosted by the Viscayani be?

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    One Last Push

    A decision on Homestead is imminent, and nobody wants to guess what will happen next

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Saint Juke

    It's a wonderful life at Fox's

  • Dining

    December 16, 1999

    Side Dish

    Speaking of bad taste

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Mary's Lament

    A small bet on the ponies and a big win set off 30 years of banter at this greasy spoon

  • News

    January 22, 1998

    Hungry Is the Hunter

    Lawmen, developers, and environmentalists have made Everglades hunters feel like an endangered species

  • Music

    October 10, 1996
  • News

    October 19, 1995

    Cuba Bound

    Key West to Havana is a grand tradition, a boater's delight, and a lively tourist adventure. Bon voyage!

  • News

    May 11, 1994

    The Need for Weed

    It's a unique source of fiber, a natural painkiller, a valuable fuel source. So when Jack Herer talks about legalization, there's a method to his reefer madness.

  • Music

    November 17, 1993

    Know Yourself

    , America's best accordion- and kazoo-based band begins its Travels

  • Music

    October 27, 1993

    Shai High

    Homeboy Marc Gay comes back on top

  • Music

    November 11, 1992

    Livin' X-tra Large

    The Beastie Boys get phat

  • News

    February 26, 1992
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    February 26, 1992
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    December 11, 1991
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