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  • Blogs

    November 28, 2014

    Freddo Opens Today: Try the Helado Panini

    Freddo, the Argentinean helado company that's been churning out crafted frozen delights since 1969 has finally arrived in Miami. The South American ice cream company, with locations in six South American countries and the United Kingdom, has opened its second location in the United States today -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Miami's Tacos Lead a National Revolution

    At this very moment, we are in the throes of a taco revolution. It's not a boom, as the New York Times so wrongly declared about chicken wings earlier this month. Neither tacos nor wings have experienced a decline in popularity. But while the advances in wing cookery have remained mostly limited t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Freddo: Argentine Helado Coming to Lincoln Road

    Freddo, the Argentine helado company, is coming to Miami Beach. The premium helado, considered a cross between American ice cream and Italian gelato, has been a staple of Argentine families since 1969. The brand is available in six South American countries and the United Kingdom in more than 150 st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Ultra 2014: After Trampling, It's Party as Usual

    Two days after a horrifying trampling incident that has city officials, including Mayor Tomás Regalado, calling for an end to Miami as host city of Ultra, the massive EDM festival carried on like, well, a massive EDM festival. Throughout Sunday afternoon, thousands of revelers -- many in colorful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Local Food Romp, Brunch, and More

    WWSOD. That should be the motto of everyone's weekend. What would Short Order do? Would Short Order stay in, watch TV, munch on a bag of chips while life is happening outside? Nope. Would Short Order pass up on an invitation to brunch with friends where bottomless mimosas [and Miller Lite] come o ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 25, 2013
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    July 25, 2013

    Bulldog Barbecue's Howie Kleinberg to Appear on Pitmasters (Video)

    Howie Kleinberg is no stranger to television. After all, he gained star status and his nickname from his stint on Top Chef Miami in 2007, along with Nemesis Urban Bistro's Micah Edelstein and Catch's Hung Huynh. Kleinberg, of course, is the chef/owner of Bulldog Barbecue and Burger. Kleinberg move ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    Jamie DeRosa Gets Frisky With His Nosh at South Beach's Tongue & Cheek

    Quick question. Remember that swanky spot Tudor House at the Dream South Beach hotel? If so, you'll likely remember Jamie DeRosa, the chef who led the kitchen until the restaurant closed last year. DeRosa, a portly 40-year-old with spiky brown hair and a toothy grin, made a name for himself with, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Southern Living: Miami Among South's Ten Tastiest Towns

    While geographically one of the southernmost cities in the United States, Miami isn't usually identified as being a "Southern" town.Which is why it's a well-deserved surprise that Southern Living's May issue names Miami one of the "10 Tastiest Towns in the South."Though Miami isn't number one (Durha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Rat Bastard's International Noise Conference: Insane 135-Act Lineup, Celebrates 10 Years

    According to the Internet, a ten year anniversary is to be celebrated with diamonds. Because "a marriage that lasts ten years is as durable and beautiful as a diamond."Now, "durable" and "beautiful" may not be the first words one associates with Frank "Rat Bastard" Falestra's annual International N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Jeff McInnis Melds Farming, Cooking, and Southern Cuisine, Part One

    Jeff McInnis was raised in Niceville, a small town in the Florida Panhandle. He spent his childhood on fishing boats and, in the summertime, on his family's working farms. "Southern food was introduced to me at a young age at my grandparents' farm in Tunnel Springs, Alabama," he explains. His gastr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Passion Pit Cancels Summer Tour Dates, Still Playing South Florida on October 23

    Two weeks of tour dates have just been canceled by Passion Pit. And the reason: Frontman Michael Angelakos needs "to take the time to work on improving [his] mental health." So far, most of the tour remains intact, including Passion Pit's South Florida show at the Hollywood ArtsPark on October 23. ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 21, 2012
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    September 13, 2011

    Bo Leg's BBQ: Comfort Food in a Parking Lot

    Photo by Caitlin GranfieldMr. Bo Leg himself.​The smoke is as thick as a summer storm cloud. Even with windows rolled up, the unmistakable scent of barbecue seeps through the finest cracks of air-tight cars jockeying to get into the Foxy Lady Laundry parking lot along 167th St. in North Miami Beac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    TV on the Radio Announce Miami Show at the Fillmore October 25

    ​Have you've seen (or, well, heard) Nine Types of Light? It's the new-ish album by Brooklyn's TV on the Radio and it's so blindingly brilliant that if a weak-eyed, sensitive-eared indie kid such as yourself isn't very, very, very careful (i.e. UV-shield sunglasses and silicone), he or she could e ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 1, 2011
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    January 4, 2011

    International Noise Conference Announces Another Bout of Chaos February 10

    Photo by Mike NunnGet yr noise with Clang Quartet.​Hey noiseniks, it's almost time again to put your auditory system through those 72 hours of awesome sonic abuse commonly known as the International Noise Conference. As always, Rat Bastard and Laundry Room Squelchers will be helming the whole th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Cocowok Comes To Cocowalk, Soyka Shakes Things Up, And Bond St. Hits The Roof

    *Cocowok, an "upscale fresh Asian takeout/delivery café," is due to open sometime next month in  Cocowalk. Rice, noodle, and vegetable dishes will fill the menu, with accompanying proteins cooked to order. Appetizers, soups, and salads round out the bill of fare. We can now make it official: F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Chef Jeff McInnis Interview, Part One

    How many pecks of pickled peppers... ah, forget it. ​Some of us have a big crush on Chef Jeff McInnis, partly because of his boy-next-door good looks, partly because he's just so damn down-to-Earth (is he so polite because he was born in Niceville, Florida?). But the number one reason is tr ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 19, 2009
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    September 1, 2009

    Ballpark's Hot Dog Roadtrip Names Miami in Top Ten Hot Dog Consuming Cities

    Jacob KatelConrado's Hot Dog Carrito Wheels and Deal in Wynwood​Don't choke on that sausage. Pause. Let the meat slide down your throat. Miami ranks 9th on a list of places where people like wiener meat in their buns. The new list, released by Ballpark, names the 10 most hot dog consuming cities b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Propaganda's Grand Opening Will Feature a Week of Free Local Music Starting Sunday

    Miami's Ex-Norwegian channels power-pop of the past.​Starting Sunday, the local-music haven Propaganda will officially celebrate its grand opening with the best recent lineup of South Florida acts I've seen since the opening of the IWAN concept facility theBUBBLE. Sure that wasn't too long ago, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Norman Van Aken: "The Best Thing I Ever Ate" Our turn!Norman Van Aken, chef/owner of Norman's at the Ritz-Carlton, Orlando (and soon-to-be Norman's 180 in Coral Gables) A war might break out in the family if I decided on one barbecue dish, but I feel safe recalling a fried treasure.  We went up to Charleston, South Caro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before, Miami Beach

    Some geniuses in Miami Beach want to rebrand two areas in the city as "The French Quarter" (Normandy isles shopping district) and "The District" (shops along Collins near 8th ave). Problem is that one is already associated with various areas of world cities, while the other is entirely bland and not ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Doppelganger Goes Down

    Longtime con man Thomas Barrett Stringer gets caught

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    July 19, 2007

    My Doppelganger, the Debt Monger

    What does it take to catch an ID thief?

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    October 5, 2006

    Osamas Thug

    Jose Padilla is (a) a punk; (b) a terrorist in training; (c) an unwitting pawn for Uncle Sam and al-Qaeda; or (d) all of the above

  • News

    May 18, 2006

    He Aint Pel

    What if the world's top soccer player came and nobody showed?

  • Dining

    August 5, 2004
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    August 22, 2002

    South Beach North

    On the South Beach of the Carolinas -- Southern charm, water views, no alcohol ...

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of November 23, 2000

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    September 21, 2000

    Spoiled Island

    With no public input whatsoever, Miami officials have put together a deal to trade waterfront park land for massive cruise ship terminals and a lovely parking garage

  • Calendar

    October 8, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 8 - 14, 1998

  • News

    December 18, 1997
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    June 12, 1997

    "It'll Never Get Off the Ground"

    With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment

  • News

    March 9, 1995

    The One That Didn't Get Away

    A National Marine Fisheries Service scientist hooks some big violations

  • News

    August 3, 1994

    Rubber Sold

    It takes more than headshots and agents to get a part in a TV tire commercial. You've got to have The Look. Mine, I'd say, falls somewhere between amused and confused.

  • News

    February 12, 1992