If you absolutely abhor Miami's hipster culture, you can probably blame the defunct nightclub Soho Lounge for its existence. At the turn of the century, it was the center for the kind of Miami nightlife "cool" that was soon co-opted by the rest of downtown and, eventually, South Beach. Classic indi ... More >>
Wynwood Brewing Company officially launches its beers on September 23 at Gramps, but you can get a taste of their brews tomorrow night at Wood Tavern. The neighborhood bar is hosting a soft launch for the brewery during Art Walk.
Fans of Wood Tavern's casual Wynwood vibe will have much to celebrate come fall. Wood's owner, Cesar Morales, is partnering with Maximiliano and Cristian Alvarez of Fiorito to open a cocktail lounge. It will be located upstairs from a pizzeria that Morales recently announced in the two-story space ... More >>
It's Friday evening in Miami. Prime time for happy hour. You go to your favorite bar in Wynwood for a few cold ones outside and are turned away. That happened about a half hour ago to Miami New Times' club listings editor Laurie Charles who, upon walking into Wood Tavern, found out that the patio w ... More >>
Fans of Wynwood's hipster haunt Wood Tavern, get stoked! Soon you'll be able to pair that IPA with a piece of pizza and a candy bar, should you be so inclined. Owner Cesar Morales has officially entered into a lease for the muraled, two-story building behind Wood, and he plans to start serving up p ... More >>
Update: We just received word from Wood Tavern that they will reopen their outdoor patio tonight, February 22 -- just in time for the weekend. Here's a message from owner Cesar Morales:"I am ecstatic to say we can open the beer garden. To show our appreciation for everyones support today from 5:30-7 ... More >>
Hell yeah. A week after being closed by order of the City of Miami Department of Fire-Rescue, everyone's favorite outdoor Wynwood hangout, the backyard at Wood Tavern, is serving up cold beer and good vibes again. As owner Cesar Morales hollered via Facebook: "WOOOOHOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! We are opening ... More >>
We here at Crossfade can't wait to get back to doin' the Backyard Boogie, gettin' drunk in the midafternoon, just straight sippin' from a pitcher of cold brew at Wood Tavern. So it's exciting to hear that the Wynwood hangout could be getting an OK from the City of Miami Department of Fire-Rescue to ... More >>
It's damn tough trying keep a bar or club open in Miami. Most times, as soon as the shine wears off a cool new joint, our city's fickle glitterati and hipster horde simply get sick of the place, dismissing it as "over" and dooming yet another party spot to nightlife oblivion. But even when a hango ... More >>
Photo by Logan FazioCheck out the full 21-photo Wood Tavern Grand Opening slideshow. Cesar Morales wasn't lying when he told New Times a few months back that he was gauging public opinion in order to create a bar to please the common people. We're paraphrasing, but he did post questions on Fa ... More >>
Photo by Kerry McLaneyThe wall of drinkers past.Every once in awhile, a bar opens that bridges scenes. Its appeal is universal. Whether you're into Moose Juice or PBR, Pitchfork or Porsches, this is your common ground. And Wood Tavern is that bar. Recently, the cosy Wynwood spot opened it ... More >>
Wood Tavern (2531 NW Second Ave., Miami) may have a suggestive name, but there's no tongue in cheek joke hidden in there. The newest watering hole set to open mid-October in Wynwood takes its name from the part of town in which it sits. Though owner Cesar Morales didn't love the title at first, h ... More >>
He's behind bars for life.