Some men like to get on social media and complain about how easy it is to succeed as a female DJ. It's as if having tits means you must have special powers, although the implication is actually that women don't have to be good to land gigs. Wow, fellas, listen to yourselves once in a while. We he ... More >>
In our modern times, real love is hard to find. How many minutes have you wasted sifting through Tinder and OKC matches only to realize that everyone within a 30-mile radius is unattractive and has terrible taste? Will you ever meet someone you wouldn't be ashamed to be seen with in the day light? ... More >>
New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a uni ... More >>
Deep Dish With Carl Craig, Hot Since 82, and Andhim Ice Palace Film Studios, Miami Saturday, March 29, 2014 Deep Dish is officially back. And the Grammy-winning house duo's Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week reunion at Ice Palace Film Studios proved to be nothing but sheer perfection. ... More >>
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 >>
Why the screenwriter's first self-made film might be her last.
When was the last time you got down on your knees and kissed Miami? What, never? Well, get down and start kissing, because this town loves you. Do you understand how lucky you are to be here? Supreme talent comes through this place every day. It's just not natural for a music-lover to have to pick ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
It appears that Connie Mack IV won't even get to return to D.C. as a member of the House spouse's club. His wife, Mary Bono Mack, served in a House district representing Palm Springs, California, and after coming up short in the early vote tally, local media is now painting her Democratic challenger ... More >>
American Idol has only just begun filming its 11th season. But in the grand tradition of Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell, two of the recent additions to the judges' table are already at each other's throats. Pop stars turned Idol officials, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, really fucking hate each other. ... More >>
Billy Joel says "some folks like to get away" from New York and "hop a flight to Miami Beach or to Hollywood." He, on the other hand, prefers a Greyhound bus ride on the "Hudson River line," which may explain why Joel's dumping his Miami Beach mansion located on luxurious La Gorce Island. Today, ... More >>
Paris Jackson is down with the Lingerie Football League. But what about her bros? As her father's manslaughter trial continues to wallow in spectacle, celebrity, and drug abuse, the 13-year-old Princess of Pop (that is, Michael Jackson's daughter), Paris Jackson, has announced a new partnership wit ... More >>
Serendipity 3 plans to bring its over-the-top treats to SoBe.Iconic Manhattan ice cream restaurant and celebrity hotspot Serendipity 3 plans to open in South Beach, bringing Frrrozen Hot Chocolate and sundaes priced like mortgage payments to the rich and beautiful of South Florida.Serendipity 3 h ... More >>
Who can forget Cher as the flamboyant Mrs. Flax in the '90s classic Mermaids. Her favorite dinner is finger food followed by marshmallow kebabs. She says, "Anything more represents too much of a commitment." Mrs. Flax, it seems, was a bit ahead of her time. From Asian tapas at Little Lotus, meze ... More >>
Last.fmRolling Stone created a Queen of Pop Index, ranking the top 16 female pop recording artists of the last two years by examining, according to them, "album and digital song sales, Hot 100 rankings, radio airplay, YouTube views, social media, concert grosses, industry awards, and ... More >>
We know the inner struggle you're having. Whenever you picture yourself voting Luther Campbell for Miami-Dade Mayor, there's a little persistent soundtrack playing in your head that causes hesitation: Oh, me so horny... So we put together this list to convince you that some totally ridiculous ... More >>
DJ Tracy Young.All you pop culture junkies might recognize DJ Tracy Young from The Real Housewives of Atlanta where she recently made a cameo alongside ex-girlfriend Kim Zolciak. But if that's the only reason you know her, you're crazy. Since 1991, Ms. Young has racked up a total of 40 Billboard ... More >>
Dubya is in Miami! To be more exact, he's downtown at the Miami Book Fair International, shilling his new memoir, Flapjacks: My Favorite Breakfast Treat. No, that's not right. Decision Points! It's all about the Decider's finest moments of deciding, apparently.Riptide is here, too, to bring you t ... More >>
You can't move the soul of a restaurant.When you're favorite restaurant closes down. you miss intangibles. You can usually find comparable food, but the aura of an iconic restaurant cannot be easily duplicated. Part 2 of our list makes has as much affect on our heart as our belly. Pacific ... More >>
Washington, D.C.'s Grammy Award-winning production duo Deep Dish enjoyed unparalleled international success during their late-'90s and early-'00s heyday. Much of the pair's universal appeal could be attributed to the healthy stylistic balance between Ali "Dubfire" Shirazinia's edgier experim ... More >>
The newly released 7-month-old photo.Over the past year, Riptide has established itself as the global leader in Fidel Castro death- measurement technology. Give us a newly released propaganda photo of El Super Supremo, and our lab-coated head scientist, who looks like Jeff Goldblum, ... More >>
painting by CP1Iggy Pop's face put to good useIggy Pop's face is literally the reason every time you go into Miami's cherished you're greeted by the cool breeze of air conditioning, so it can't be that bad, right? Not according to a new poll, which ranked Pop has having the worst c ... More >>
The lady we have to thank/blame for the rash of Auto-Tune-aided vocals* in pop music made a surprise appearance at LIV last night, according to Page Six. Even after a few facial overhauls and countless drag queens impersonating her at any given moment, Cher remains instantly recognizable and, says ... More >>
Who will win at this years Shelley Novak Awards?
Art Damage with Panda Bear and No Age Friday, December 5Karu & Y, Downtown Miami Better Than: Everything happening that night on the planet Earth if you happen to take Pitchfork or College radio charts as the gospel. The Review: The rumors of a No Age/Panda Bear double bill during Basel begin ... More >>
Riptide does not understand this Black Friday nonsense, not one bit. We saw on the teevee news that people were camping out. What is this? Are the deals really all that much better? Personally we think the best way to spend black Friday is recovering from a hangover, but we have some other suggestio ... More >>
Shelley Novaks weekly bash at Halo sounds like fun.
Strip mall magnate gets his own street in Sunny Isles Beach.
This Pair of Nuts has double the charm.
Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez American Airlines Arena Nov. 2, 2007 Better Than: Sonny and Cher The Mennifer, or shall we say, J.Ant show is so overwhelmingly over the top, you can't help but marvel at the star power in all of its pyrotechnics. Friday night at the American Airlines Arena, just ... More >>
Macy Gray Hard Rock Live, Hollywood August 14, 2007 Better Than: A Sideshow Give Macy Gray her due. The woman's not just a one hit wonder even though it's her song "I Try" that brought most of the crowd out to the Hard Rock to see her. Part chanteuse, part Las Vegas entertainer, Gray kick ... More >>
Casablanca had Rick's, Vegas had the Stardust, Miami's cocaine jazz age had the decadent Mutiny Hotel
Pao's Chinese is fine feasting
Decent food, good prices, but slow slow slow service