Vietnamese iced coffee, a cool combination of dark coffee and intensely sweet, rich condensed milk, is one of the best ways to sip away the blazing Miami heat. The traditional preparation involves a phin filter, a contraption that works almost like a single-serve French press. Set atop a tall glass, ... More >>
Gov. Rick Scott's Department of State recently amassed a list of 180,000 possible non-citizens who were registered to vote in Florida. Eventually that list was whittled down to 2,600, and even many on that list were found to be actual citizens.Turns out so far only a single person on that list of re ... More >>
There are fewer concepts more pleasing to the palate of a wine lover than the notion of a generous pour. Hence The Capital Grille's annual celebration by the same name, geared to its vino enthusiast patrons.
This summer wine event offers visitors a chance to sample an extensive variety of selection ... More >>
In an effort to force citizens to make healthier choices, a few countries have instituted a "fat tax" or "junk food tax," which requires consumers to shell out more for unhealthy foods. So far, Denmark and Hungary have done so. France has so far restricted its levy to sweetened drinks.Health advocat ... More >>
Before he tackles Warsaw at UMF Poland or co-headlines Hackney Weekend in London with the likes of Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kasabian, Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello will swing through South Beach to get his Miami fix.
The 29-year-old DJ is performing live at Amnesia Miami on Friday, June 1. But bef ... More >>
See LA Weekly's complete Coachella coverage -- plus the top moments from Friday, April 20 and four highlights from Saturday, April 21, including Black Lips' Biggie Smalls "hologram."
By the third day of Coachella's second weekend -- the sixth and final day of this year's festival -- folks had more ... More >>
Pity the University of Miami freshman who picked this morning to crap out a research paper, and the Miami Herald journalist trying to write about whichever moderately famous person dies today. Wikipedia has gone dark! The site is protesting the SOPA legislation that most sane people realize would ... More >>
Aran S. Graham
Hot dog at Dogma GrillNext Thursday, New Times will publishes the Best of Miami edition. "The Rising" is almost upon us, and the balloting has officially closed. So if you didn't get a chance to vote for your favorites in our Readers' Poll, sorry, please try again next year.Any ... More >>
The Department of Justice has indicted four foreign nationals for stealing more than $1.5 million from bank accounts by using "skimming" technology to help themselves to the bank accounts of customers who used ATMs in Miami, Chicago, and New York City. Mihail Dragici and Ionel Dedlescu, both ... More >>
Chocolates from Andrew Shotts of Garrison Confections in Providence, Rhode IslandWhat's your idea of the good life? Is it a sprawling private event held in something called "the Sparkle Ballroom" in a glamorous over-the-top Miami Beach resort? Is it top-rated bottles of rare, aged grapes all sile ... More >>
Photo by Randy Larcombe
The wine press at Torbreck Winery.If you have no desire to spend Thanksgiving gulping beer like a Pilgrim and would prefer to swirl and sip some vino, here are some great suggestions we discovered while out tasting with fellow oenophiles. All of the choices are unde ... More >>
It's been a sensational year for Seattle-based DJ-producer Dave Pezzner, who despite almost two decades of experience under his belt was virtually unknown by the international EDM community until very recently.
For over fifteen years, he banged out quirky glitch-house and breaks as production d ... More >>
That's Right Lebron, I'm Talkin' To YouAs reported by Lesley Abravanel, LeBron James gave Barton G. some tweet love, writing that it "has the BEST presentation of food, drinks and dessert I've ever seen in my life".Listen up, LeBron: I'll go one-on-one against you in restaurant reviewing anytime, ... More >>
Maluca plays Grand Central on Saturday.FridayTattoo artists from all over country will descend on Miami's downtown Hyatt this weekend for the three-day Tattoolapalooza. There'll be tattoo contests, marauding evil clowns, inking seminars, gnarly bikers, and goth punk bands. If you're going to get ... More >>
Team USA is moving on the knockout round of the World Cup the only way America knows how - with drama and determination and come-from-behind heroics! After overcoming even more crappy FIFA officiating, an unyielding Algerian goalkeeper, England's 1-0 win over Slovenia, goal differentials, and Kom ... More >>
Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images for SonyClint Dempsey of the United States and Wayne Rooney of England.Some would say the ultimate result of Saturday's highly anticipated match between the U.S. and England was disappointing. The pre-game anticipation certainly didn't help. It was six months o ... More >>
Photo via m-nus.comMagda make the teaAfter a blowout weekend celebrating its 10-year anniversary, this Saturday Club Space presents a serious bill of out-of-town stars that should keep the lines at the door as long as ever. In the main room is London-based favorite Funkagenda, which hits Miami in ... More >>
The Romance in a Can
European Film Festival commenced last Thursday at the Tower Theater (1508 SW 8
St), and while we're not huge lovey-dovey advocates on Crossfade (romance,
shromance!), there are two films on the slate this week that involve music directly in
the plot. Here they are. For complete ... More >>
Joyoendho via Flicker CCWhen it comes to the drug habits of the rich and famous, there's a thin line between hilarious and disturbing. Championship race car driver Mariusz Malyszczycki's relationship with ecstasy is something closer to entrepreneurial. The Polish speedster was busted in the middle o ... More >>