Another year, another 365 ragers. In Miami, though, the New Year's Eve getdown doesn't last just one night. It's a weeklong bender of pachangas con Pitbull, tiki-tiki tunes with Tiësto, stripping and singing along with Robin Thicke and Pharrell, drankin' in the VIP with Lil Wayne, and chasing tha ... More >>
Everyone's 'bout to get long-weekend wild. It's almost Memorial Day in Miami. There are way too many megaclub and nudie bar parties. But "yeah, yeah, uh," we're still gonna attend 'em all. As Mr. Trinidad says: "Got new shoes, got new clothes ... We got bad bitches and a ton of brew." It's work ... More >>
Pop the Dom. Buss that wallet open. Hit the ATM. Repeat. If you've never done Memorial Day in Miami, here is a warning: It's going to get expensive. The bottles aren't cheap. And neither are the hookups. But if you wanna party (or you know, remember the men and women who died while serving in the U ... More >>
Sure, SoBeWFF is expensive -- if you can even scrounge tickets for the mostly sold-out festival. But there are ways to have some SoBeFun without the SoBEWFF sticker shock.Each year there are events and freebies all around the festival -- some "official" and some not. Frankly, it doesn't matter ... More >>
December brings a music festival, seven new fairs, plus all the usual art world insanity.
There's just a nice ring to the phrase "Ultimate Miami." a realization Magic City Casino exec Scott Savin and his crew came to earlier this year. This past Saturday Savin & Co. put it to the test with the Inaugural Ultimate Miami Bartender competition at the Flagler Street location. After four h ... More >>
This year Miami Spice, which starts August 1, may not only refer to ingredients on food, but also to the way we get hot about food. The Naked Sushi platter at the Kung Fu Kitchen & Sushi will get you hot for sushi, and not in a metaphorical kind of way.For $500 you get dinner and a show; what ki ... More >>
See also "Memorial Day 2012: Six Best Electronic Music Parties Around Miami." The Beach is about to get flooded, son. At this very moment, there are 250,000 rappers, DJs, celebs, porn stars, strippers, and regular people packing the Hummer full of champagne, cash money, and 12 changes of clothes. ... More >>
Under normal circumstances, partying with a porn star might mean all kinds of DP, TP, ATM, RTF, and money shots. It would also require a clean STD test, fresh bikini wax, and 60ml tube of spermicidal lube. But this weekend, the Exxxotica 2012 adult entertainment expo has come to town for three full ... More >>
Photo by JipsySeize New Year's Eve!Wanna know the truth about New Year's Eve? Well, it ain't the kickoff to a fresh, 365-day fiesta full of fun and promise. Quite the opposite -- this end-of-year holiday is your absolute last chance to overspend and overindulge before suppressing your natural ur ... More >>
The Catalina HotelThe catalina Hotel will host nonstop performances from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.Sleepless Night is the answer to an insomniac's prayers. Spanning much of Miami Beach, Sleepless Night will offer free music, art, and entertainment November 5 to 6 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sleepless Night is mo ... More >>
via Flickr Stuart WebsterYou too could be sipping on a French martini this weekend.The first annual Chambord Vodka Weekend kicks off this Friday for three days of fine dining and cocktail parties, as well as a few risqué events involving gay go-go clubs and rooftop pool parties.YouTube breakout ... More >>
Pro-Am cofounder Speedy Legs.Back in the day, circa 1996, the hip-hop world was all about the gangsta rap and busting caps, not the boom-bap and phat flips. Nevertheless, a couple of local b-boys named Richard "Speedy Legs" Fernandez and Steven "Zulu Gremlin" Roybal decided it was time to bring ... More >>
via Steveberkeformayor.comIf you've been withholding your support for Miami Beach Mayor Matti Herrera Bower for all these years because you suspect she doesn't shoot nearly enough tequila and wavers in her commitment to fight aliens, don't worry: There's now a candidate for you.Steve Berke, a sta ... More >>
Sasha Grey does it all ... Porn, movies, music.Every fifteen years or so, the adult film industry gives birth to a porn star whose talents go beyond anal DP. Back in the '70s, booby queen Annie Sprinkle fucked for money during the day while staging pseudo-feminist performance art at night. And ... More >>
Yesterday we noted the pop-culture luminaries of the Jersey Shore have arrived in South Beach and are staying at the Catalina Hotel (until their full-time pad is ready, we hear), but TMZ reports there was a bit of surprise. Angelina "Jolie" Pivarnic, who lasted only three episodes during the ... More >>
So the original Jersey Shore cast in definitely in town. Lesley Abravanel reports the cast members are staying at the Catalina Hotel until they move into their new home, and our sources confirm it. But today, Doron Ofir Casting posted a seemingly legitimate casting call for mo ... More >>
Thanks to Jersey Shore, the era of ethnocentric reality-TV trash is upon us, and it was only a matter of time before someone decided to mine the potential reality-TV gold that is Miami's vast chonga community. We're 99 percent sure this isn't an April Fools' Day joke.Beach Pictures, the productio ... More >>
Jacob KatelChef Josh Wahler behind premium salt.There were no kicks fast as lightning, it wasn't frightening, and the staff showed expert timing when the Catalina Hotel's Kung Fu Kitchen and Sushi recently hosted South Florida's Chef's Club on their South Beach rooftop lounge.Chef Josh Wahler, of ... More >>
Jacob KatelChef Josh Wahler of Hell's Kitchen fame works tuna magic at Kung Fu Sushi on South Beach.Last night, members of Miami's own Chef's Club got together over food and drink on the rooftop lounge of the Catalina Hotel's Kung Fu Kitchen and Sushi on South Beach to network, knock a few b ... More >>
David LisznaThe new executive, without donkey, at the Catalina on Halloween. A clever nod to Ramsay's favorite curse word?Being shown the door by Gordon Ramsay is like facing the martial arts whoopass of Jackie Chan in Brett Ratner's Rush Hour series, only a bit more brutal.Josh Wahler, a forme ... More >>
Welcome to South Florida. This is dog country, dog gone it, so why can't you have brunch with your bulldog, lunch with your lab, or dinner with your Doberman? Well, you can. Here is a list of outdoor restaurants that are open to interspecies dining so you finally have a spot to take your Dalma ... More >>
Find all the best parties taking place March 25-29.
Find all the best parties taking place March 24-29.
Screw the recession. The nation's number one art fest is bigger than ever.
As the economy has tightened, Pretty in the City has noticed a distinct correlation between crowds at high-end department stores and the rise of female-centric shopping events and trunk shows. As the crowds able to afford splurges at Neiman-Marcus and Nordstrom's continue to shrink, more of these f ... More >>
Spend em all today at Sheckys!
Earth Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate (or commiserate) with Mother Earth than by knocking back a few cocktails? Enter the Green Party. No, not that ranting, hippyish political wing of wingnut Ralph Nader's fantasies. This Green Party is held poolside on Friday nights at the Catal ... More >>
The doors have swung open at Chef Jan Jorgensen and wife Leticia’s TWO CHEFS TOO, the new North Miami outpost of the popular Two Chefs in Pinecrest. Located in the space where Mark’s Place used to be, look for a similar menu as the original, but with the addition of a cheese menu with some twent ... More >>
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