As the world's-only claustrophobe/agoraphobe combo, I considered Miami to be a geographic nightmare when I moved here two months ago. Being down here means being down here -- it would take double-digit hours of high-risk driving for me to escape from Florida's trenches. If I took I-75, I would hav ... More >>
Florida is officially home to 31 billionaires according to the latest Forbes list (and that doesn't even count the ones who have second ...or third ... or fourth homes here), but Miami Heat owner and Carnival Cruises CEO Micky Arison is the richest of them all. Forbes estimates the 63-year-old has a ... More >>
Talking about the alcohol in pouches, "We put the pouches on shelves with the cold beer and it's selling pretty good. It's new and I guess people like it because we're always refilling the shelves."
The 10th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach runs through December 4. With more than 260 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa coming to showcase works by more than 2,000 artists, it's a pretty big deal. In fact, Art Basel itself says it's "the most prestigiou ... More >>
View more photos from Art Basel Miami Beach 2011 here."I haven't seen this much pussy all year," we told our colleague as we were exiting the Miami Beach Convention Center for Art Basel Miami Beach's Vernissage Wednesday night. There were enough uses of female genitalia to fill The Vagina Monolog ... More >>
Stem Cells - scientific marvel or evil?The Christian media is swarming with accusations that Senomyx, a San Diego-based research and development company, whose clients include food heavy-hitters Nestle, Campbell's Soup, Kraft Foods, and PepsiCo, is conducting research with HEK293, originall ... More >>
There are food blogs aplenty in this land, and lots of niches have been covered. Locally, locavores can dig Mango & Lime, carnivores congregate at The Burger Beast, and French Fry Fairy appeals to fairies -- or maybe to those who like fried potatoes. I never have been able to figure that o ... More >>
The long answer:An acquaintance of mine recently raved about a Mediterranean-style octopus dish she had at Talula. It was called "cork-braised" octopus, so her natural question to me, Mr. Restaurant Reviewer, was what effect the cork had. I answered confidently and forthrightly, as reviewers are sup ... More >>
Ishq brings the subcontinent to the Beach
Warhol's film legacy on tour
When art imitates life a little too closely
In this age of artistic appropriation, everything is fair game
"About Face: Andy Warhol Portraits"
Maybe it takes an ego as big as the ocean to think you can swim underwater from Havana to Miami. Especially if you're 75 years old.