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    July 3, 2014

    South Beach's Ten Best Pool Party Spots

    Catching rays in our designer bikinis, sippin' on juicy umbrella drinks, and chillin' by the pool ... Yeah, life is definitely a breeze in the Magic City.   While a lot of it has to do with that whole carefree vibe you get from living in Miami, the reason we're always walking around half naked and ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Gay Clubs

    It's not easy being so fabulous. Unless you live in Miami. With a sunny, sandy mecca like South Beach, our city's long been a home (and fave vacation spot) for proud, partyin' members of the international gay community. But SoBe isn't the only neighborhood that flies the rainbow flag. From the Upp ... More >>

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    January 27, 2014

    Miami's Five Best Kosher Restaurants

    Head over to 41st street on Miami Beach and you'll experience a "We're no longer in Miami" feeling. Baseball hats are replaced with yamakas; booty shorts stand in for conservative skirts. Tons of stores have the "KM," or Kosher Miami sticker, and while many people sling the word around, at Short Ord ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Ten Best Lunch Specials Under $10

    Lunch is your afternoon delight, your hump meal, the moment that sets the tone for the second half of your day. It's not something that should be taken lightly or skipped. And most important, during the workweek, it should never cost more than $10. What follows are the top ten lunch specials in Mi ... More >>

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    November 25, 2013

    Brickell's Five Best Clubs

    It's no secret that Miami is the party capital of the South, but the charm of our hardcore rep comes from the diversity of our party scene. For the uhntz-uhntz junkie who's into poppin' bottles of Hennessy, picking up European models, and pricey covers, you have the flashy streets of SoBe. For the ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013

    Miami's Six Best Latin Clubs

    Miami is known for a lot of things: horrible drivers, corrupt politicians, and Speedo-clad Dolphins fans, to name a few. But the one thing that gives the Magic City its sabor piquante are all of the Cubanos, Dominicanos, Venezolanos, Colombianos, and the rest of the Latinos that call the 305 home. ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Soups

    Soup isn't the obvious choice in Miami, a city that runs on sunshine year-round. But every now and then, the temperature dips below the seventies and we get the urge to put on a scarf and slurp a delicious bowl of soup. That's why we've listed the top soups in town. So if you need to feed your so ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Wynwood's Five Best Bars

    Everyone loves Wynwood, it's not even a secret. Whether you're looking to brush up on your culture, enjoy a few brews, gather with locals, hit the shops, whatever. It's the home of a rad art scene, but it's getting a party rep too. Some of the arty folks and business types aren't too keen on the ho ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    South Beach's Ten Best Dance Clubs

    Just the other week, we here at Crossfade were all "everyone knows South Beach parties, but let's talk about the great clubs of downtown." And we did, and it was good. But we know what you really want to do. Y'all wanna "party in the city where the heat is on, all night on the beach till the break ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013

    Downtown Miami's Five Best Dance Clubs

    People all over the world love Miami. To outsiders, this place is one never-ending party, and we'd be full of it not to concede that some locals see it that way too. Of course, the stereotype is some all-night party on South Beach, in some swank club full of models who don't speak English. But that ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    Top Ten Places to Eat and Drink in Miami

    Hell yeah, it's Friday. That means it's time to eat, get hammered, and then eat again. But before you start all the revelry, let's go over the proper linguistics of Miami food and booze. Una hartura: A state of gluttony spawned by consuming excess edibles. Symptoms include paunch, immobility, and ... More >>

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    October 4, 2013

    Top Ten Influential Figures in Miami Dining

    This isn't a popularity contest. This is about influence. These people have shaped our city's dining scene. They operate fabled restaurants, mentor budding chefs, grow organic vegetables, and roast the best damn coffee in town. What follows is a list of the top ten influential figures in Miami din ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Top Ten Restaurants in Coral Gables

    If Coral Gables were a pop star, it would be Justin Timberlake post-FutureSex/LoveSounds. You still dig the '90s man: Brillo-curled hair, frosted tips, and the damn sexiest denim outfit in history. But you also love his new, sleek sound. This city has evolved too. It once catered to law firm types ... More >>

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    August 21, 2013

    iPhone Robberies at Gunpoint on the Rise in Miami Beach

    Taking out your iPhone to snap an Instagram pic or send a booty text late at night on Miami Beach may not be worth it. Miami Beach Police are warning residents and tourists to be careful with their smart phones after a rash of brazen armed robberies have struck the town.

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    August 16, 2013

    Miami Spice: The Ten Best Weekend Deals

    Ahh. Miami Spice. True, it's a great value but like everything in life, the two month-long promotion comes with a few catches -- like the fact that many restaurants don't offer the three-course prix fixe Spice menu on weekends. That sucks, because a lot of us simply have too many things "on our pla ... More >>

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    August 2, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Hip-Hop Clubs

    As 305 maestro Pitbull boasts on "Welcome to Miami" (Dat Lil Chico's edition of Jermaine Dupri's infectious ATL anthem): "Y'all got Uncle Sam, we got Uncle Luke." Mr. Worldwide is damn right. Ever since the early days of Luke's booty bass, The Magic City has been an X-rated paradise full of fast be ... More >>

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    July 19, 2013

    Top Ten South Beach Restaurants

    South Beach is a mecca for flat-rate parking fees, haughty service, and the braggadacio of New York restaurants transported to the subtropics. There are exorbitant cocktails, ceviches, and even quinoa salads as well as automatic 18% gratuities on your checks. We have smart phones. We can use our c ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013

    Free Drinks: New Times Happy Hour App Party at Blackbird Ordinary Tonight

    If you're a cocktail aficionado, Blackbird Ordinary has to be one of your favorite places. The drinks are crafted with care, using premium spirits, house made elixirs, and fresh herbs grown right on premises. Which is why we are pleased as punch pisco to announce that New Times is hosting a free h ... More >>

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    July 2, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Hipster Bars

    Have you accepted that you're a hipster? Probably not. It's in your nature to deny it. Shit, even that is becoming cliche. On most nights, though, you're inadvertently (or deliberately?) trendsetting at a handful of offbeat, edgy boozing spots around town. We know you don't want us to blow up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Best of Miami 2013 Is Live: Check Out All the Winners Here

    Who is the best politician in Miami? What about the best Marlins, Dolphins, and Panthers players? Or the best people-watching in town, the finest parking in Miami Beach, the greatest picnic spot and kayak trip? Wonder no more. Miami New Times' Best of Miami 2013 issue is live on the web today, and ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    Best of Miami Preview: Scully's French Fries

    Say what you will about Guy Fieri, but when he visited Scully's Tavern in Miami for Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, the dude was onto something. The bar food is excellent, including popular darlings such as escargots and the potato-chip-encrusted dolphin sandwich ($12.25) -- but the French fries end u ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Restaurants

    Your buddies just don't understand. You had an earth-shattering rossejat at the Bazaar. You loved the place -- that is, until you heard some tragic news. Your pal once had a bad bao con lechón there. Now that guy's never going back. Disgruntled patrons rarely forget a dinner done wrong. Strokes ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    Top Ten Lunch Spots in Miami

    Do you often wonder what the hell a sanguich is? Are you tired of downing the same Publix sub every day? Do you consult your Spanglish dictionary every time co-workers rave about the ensalada César from the corner spot? Sounds like you need this: a re-initiation into all things lunch. So put down ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Top Ten Places to Take Out-Of-Towners

    Hey there, tour guide. Looking to show your out-of-towners a good time? Frozen drinks at Wet Willie's sure sound like fun. How about Cuban sandwiches at Versailles and Sunday brunch on Lincoln Road? Or, perhaps, a drive to the Everglades for fried alligator. Yes, it's gamey. Yes, it tastes like chic ... More >>

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    April 23, 2013

    Ten Best Bars on South Beach

    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    April 9, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Inexpensive Restaurants

    Miami is a city laden with restaurants of little value. There are stylish joints, the kind where mediocre $24 tuna tartares and $30 chicken breasts, filled with fontina and foie gras, are the norm. There are hackneyed Asian concepts, the type where $20 sushi rolls are packed with fried shrimp, douse ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Chefs

    Chefs love talking about one another. They discuss talent. They obsess over who cooks better, who lacks integrity, who sold out, who travels looking for recipes to replicate. They talk about hype. They chat about expectations. They know what their colleagues are cooking. They have opinions about eve ... More >>

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    March 20, 2013

    Miami's Best Argentine Restaurants: For Pope Francis's Installation

    In the more than 2,000-year history of Catholicism, the religion has stretched its tentacles all over the world. Today there are about as many Catholics in Central and South America as in the rest of the world combined. With the installation of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the first pope from the Americ ... More >>

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    March 15, 2013

    Ten Best Late-Night Restaurants Post-Ultra

    As Miami gears up for its biggest weekend of the year, so do the businesses that will be affected by it. After a battle with the city, Ultra Music Festival begins today in a two-weekend extravaganza that will bring more revenue to Miami than LIV sees the entire year. That's a big deal, considering t ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013

    Miami's Best Fried Chicken: A Top Ten List

    Eating fried chicken is no tidy affair. Golden brittle breading bursts after a gentle nibble. Bits of crust cascade beneath your chin. Juices flow. Fingers glisten. Lips gleam. (Call this gloss pollo frito; it sure as hell beats Chanel.) In Miami, a city brimming with restaurants of diverse ethnici ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    Ten Best Miami Brunches

    The debate over whether the best meal of the day is lunch or breakfast has been going on for millennia. Intense battles have broken out over the issue. But one day, a peaceful being came up with a compromise for the rivaling sides. The settlement was "brunch," a perfect middleman between the morning ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013

    Five Restaurants With the Best Service in Miami

    Let's play a little free association. When you think of Miami dining, you probably come up with terms like fresh, light, daring, and innovative. But what about great service? For years, snowbirds and recent transplants from parts north have bantered about how service was sooooo much better in New Yo ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    New Times' South Florida Web Awards 2012: Vote Now!

    We've spent the past few weeks scoping out South Florida's social media landscape in search of the best of the web. Our eyes are a bit bleary from staring at our computer screens and iPhones, but here it is: our first annual South Florida Web Awards. From the apps you can't live without to the blog ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Free Tickets for Identity Festival 2012: The Rdio Party Challenge

    See also "The Five Ravers You'll Meet at Identity Fest 2012 in Miami" -- plus Crossfade's interview with Eric Prydz and "ID 2012's Five Most Exciting Artists." Life is a beat-freaking party, bro. So even if you're a half-man, half-unicorn EDM fan who gets stuck all alone at home with zero rave sup ... More >>

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    June 11, 2012

    Best of Miami 2012 - Best Rock Club: Churchill's Pub

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 issue June 12 online and June 14 in newsstands.Best Rock ClubChurchill's Pub5501 NE Secon ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    Is Your Smartphone Spying On You? Miami Lawsuit Targets "Invasive" Carrier IQ Software

    photo by John Karakansantis via Wikimedia Commons​What if your smartphone has secretly tracked everything you've done for the past two years: every Google search, every website, every key stroke -- not to mention everywhere you've traveled? Sounds like a paranoid fantasy from Enemy of the State, b ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Best of Miami 2011 Rises From the Dead

    ​BRAAAAAAIIIIIIINSSS! Er, excuse us. We meant to say the wait is finally over. Best of Miami 2011 is finally here. Winners were chosen by the New Times editorial board in 345 categories such as Best New Restaurant, Best Dance Club, Best Art Museum, Best Tattoo Shop, and others.If you are wait ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Our Review: Does the BlackBerry Torch Kick the iPhone 4's Ass?

    ​As much as I love new technology, I'm never one to purchase anything the moment it comes out. I figure it's probably best to let the fanatics have their turn, let all the obligatory first-in-a-series kinks get worked out, and the dust settle. That was not the case this time around, as I decided t ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    iPhone Users Have a lot More Sex Than Android and BlackBerry Users

    ​If you own an iPhone, you're probably having more sex (or rather, more sexual partners) than your BlackBerry and Android neighbors,  according to a new study.When we came across this study, conducted by free online dating site OkCupid, we thought, What? The study was put together by OkC ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    Transfer Money and Access Contact Info With the "Bump" of a Smart Phone

    ​We're normally not huge advocates of smart phone apps that connect to social media. Sure, a lot of them are handy, but in the day and age of Foursquare check-ins, following on Twitter, and Facebook stalking, it's just too easy to get lost in the noise. Enter Bump. 

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    June 9, 2010

    American Beauty Director Sam Mendes Directs... New iPhone 4 Ad?

    For those of you who haven't heard about the new iPhone 4 yet (hiding under a rock?), it's pretty big. And Apple's trying to up the ante by hiring big shot movie director Sam Mendes (of Revolutionary Road and American Beauty fame) to direct their new Ad.

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    May 26, 2010

    Specs of the New iPhone to be Announced on June 7

    ​There's been a lot of talk about the new iPhone, thanks to Gizmodo and their controversial leak of the new prototype. But now, it's official: Mark your calendars for June 7. That's when important features of the new iPhone will be mentioned, possibly including some not yet released surprises, at ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    Raices de Esperanza Aims to Change Cuba One Free Cell Phone At A Time

    From anti-Castro bromides beamed for decades into Cuban airspace to Everglades training camps for squads of never-used, would-be invaders, Miami has a long, mostly futile history of trying to spark change in Cuba from afar. photo by Kotoviski Could free cell phones change life in Havana?​ ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Give Good Miami Buzz on Your Smart Phone

    ​For those of you who aren't crazy about having a bazillion apps on your smart phone, here's one you might consider adding. Buzzd calls itself the "social city guide" and offers real-time reviews from real people hanging out at restaurants, bars, sports, and entertainment venues.Buzzd also provide ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Despite First Porn App for iPhone, Score Group Remains Wary

    Did you hear? You can now get titties delivered every day to your iPhone via a new app. The latest version of the iPhone OS includes parental controls, so Apple finally backed down and seems to be allowing a bit of porn in its app store. The application Hottest Girls sells for $1.99 and deliver ... More >>

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    September 16, 2008
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    May 25, 2008

    Best Memorial Day-Double Entendre Pickup Line

    Overheard on Collins and 14th Sunday afternoon: "Can I put my number in your Blackberry?" - Tamara Lush

  • News

    July 13, 1995

    Busy Signals

    County bureaucrats aren't the only ones who get to have cellular-phone fun

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    July 13, 1995

    Dialing Your Dollars

    You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.

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