This week's activities swing from seafood to beer back to seafood again, with megafestivals dedicated to both. Whether you're into king crab or stone crab, there's a great feast in the cards. And plenty of beer to wash it all down. Weekend starts now!
After its inaugural success last year, the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival is coming back this Sunday, October 19, for the second year in a row. Festival organizer Tony Albelo has rounded up a roster of local restaurants to be vendors for the event. They will all be cooking up delicacies of the sea. ... More >>
Well aren't you excited that it's a three-day weekend? If you're staying in town and are in need of some food and drink, you might want to check out Lilt, the new lounge at the Epic. You'll find live music and champagne cocktails poured tableside from a trolling champagne cart. Oh, and don't forge ... More >>
Let's take a step back for a second to appreciate the meaning of October in Miami. While our northern counterparts are currently shivering their hind quarters as they waddle to their jobs, we're sitting on the front porch, sipping a fresh smoothie while writing this guide. Damn, it feels good to be ... More >>
Lesley ElliottIn celebration of National Oyster Day, we present the second installation of our oyster tutorial with Executive Chef of Blue Door Fish and oyster savant extraordinaire, Sean Bernal. Yesterday, he opened up the kitchen and gave us a lesson in everything mollusk related, and today we ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanMenichetti and his mom at the chef's table in Vino e Olio's kitchenWhen we heard Vino e Olio's executive chef Andrea Menichetti would be cooking with his two-Michelin Star-rated chef mama this past week, we couldn't resist heading in for an interview. While it's true the resta ... More >>
With Mad Men reviving interest in the swank side of the '60s, and Miami always a popular setting for TV show it was only a matter of time until someone launched a show set in 1960s Miami. Premium cable channel, Starz, today announced that they've greenlit Magic City, a drama set in a fancy Miami ... More >>
CC by 3.0, via Leftfield Promotion on Wikimedia CommonsBill Aucoin in 2008Bill Aucoin, a music industry legend most famous for discovering Kiss, passed away yesterday at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. A family spokesperson told the Associated Press it was due to complications from prostate ... More >>
via myspace.com/djmednasMiamians take a rightful pride in our reputation as the northern-most capital of South America. But if we're ever going to truly be considered a world-class city, it'll be because of cats like DJ Mednas. Mednas, who derives his moniker from a mix-up of his given name, ... More >>
"No law can change a disturbed mind that's a disaster waiting to happen."
He served his country. Now he wants justice.
Think South Florida cops are crooked? Thank goodness you don't live in Morocco. Omar Ezzaidi, a Moroccan native who now lives in Miami, moved to the United States in 1998, leaving his family behind. Five years later, he became an American citizen and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. Omar se ... More >>
Hundreds of bodies need names. The contessa of the dead finds them.
El exilio wants him out of jail.
Arms dealers in South Florida? Is this déjà vu all over again? We truly are America's Casablanca. The U.S. attorney in Miami just issued this release. Boy oh boychicle. First there was the South Beach party boy and his crappy weapons sold to the U.S. military and now this. War is immine ... More >>
Reviewing the places I go to review the music.
Two vampire classics are back. Unfortunately, this time, they bite.
"He was a hero, and I was let down when he was arrested"
Close down every church so the true church can begin.
White Countess writes an inglorious final chapter for a dynamic filmmaking duo
Drugs, guns, violence, beauty, style, and the illusory world of Miami Vice
Calendar from the issue of July 21, 2005
The days of Sinatra and Sammy may be long gone, but Miami's piano men refuse to stop the music
Old Miami spooks discuss former times and pending threats
That red-haired guy and CSI: Miami put us back on the media map
A dark look at the dues and don'ts of the piano bar
George Clinton's latest state-of-the-funk message
Ronald Hayes hopes to keep developers (and Beach officials) from messing with North Shore Open Space Park
Casablanca had Rick's; Vegas had the Stardust; Miami's cocaine jazz age had the decadent Mutiny Hotel
Caught between depletion and regulation, Dade's commercial fishermen are becoming the latest endangered species
Growing old together with the Captain and Tennille
You can get embalmed where you used to get bombed. You can buy something to shoot where you used to buy shots. A booze cruise along Bird Road.