Miami doesn't have the strongest of indie music scenes. So it's nowhere near often enough we see promising local underground artists erupt with new, promising work. Now if these artists also happen to be pushing the envelope and breaking ground with their music, it's a very special thing indeed. W ... More >>
Among the most commercially successful and artistically respected Latin pop artists in the world, singer, songwriter, and composer Alejandro Sanz has sold more than 22 million albums over the last two decades while also becoming the most Grammy-winning Spanish-language artist in history, with three ... More >>
Time to bust out the cervezas and margaritas! In honor of El Grito this Sunday (that's Mexican Independence Day, for those of you who didn't know), we gathered three places where you can slap on a pair of huaraches, throw on a poncho, and finally wear that sombrero you got on that cruise a few yea ... More >>
Restaurants come and go with the seasons on Washington Avenue in South Beach. One of the latest to arrive is Bolivar Restaurant, "Fusion De Cocinas & Tragos."Jairo Hurtado, who also operates La Ventana, debuted this colorful Colombian - Peruvian - Venezuelan eatery about four months ago. The ... More >>
MojiCollo, Deviant ArtHappy Ash Wednesday, y'all! Christians are just 46 days away from the celebration of their 1,979th Easter, commemorating the day when Jesus Christ allegedly resurrected from the dead and escaped his post-crucifixion resting place. The countdown begins ceremoniously with ... More >>
Visitante y ResidenteCalle 13's Residente and Visitante are nominated for ten Latin Grammys this year, an impressive stat for a group that in the past five years has gone from the viral diatribe of "Fuck The Dear FBI" to filling stadiums in Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Chile, and wherever else they ... More >>
One of the strangest chapters from Miami's pot-smuggling glory days came to an end in federal court today, when a judge sentenced Mark Steven Phillips -- a long-lost associate of the Black Tuna ring -- to five years in prison. Phillips fled during the gang's infamous 1979 trial and hid under fake ... More >>
courtesy UnivisionAnyone who watches Univision's decades-long institution, Sabado Gigante, knows that host Don Francisco is kind of a baller. The 70-year-old variety show wizard is an unholy mutant blend of Bob Barker, Simon Cowell and Anderson Cooper, all in a body that stole George Hamilton' ... More >>
via TMZHigh level Riptide sources in Buckingham Palace (read: imaginary ones) claim that Queen Elizabeth II is very particular when it comes to her undergarments. Her entire lingerie collection, reportedly all quite dowdy, is meticulously inventoried and each piece is accounted for. Except of cou ... More >>
It's a well-recorded rule that a smart man never speaks of a woman's age. Still, Myriam Hernandez is no spring chicken, which isn't to say that the 43-year-old Chilean songstress and television personality isn't still a hottie. But she's put in her time -- and then some. Hernandez started her l ... More >>
In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.@AlfredSpellmantwitter.com/alfredspellmanMany people familiar with 31-year-old Alfred Spellman probably don't realize the wealth of knowledge and topics that the Ra ... More >>
Our longstanding love-hate relationship with former WSVN turned CNN anchor Rick Sanchez continues, and as it does more often than not, it's veering more toward hate at the moment.This weekend he got a chance to break out of his Twitter-addicted regular show on CNN, to host some of the network's cov ... More >>
Fernando Hartwig South Pacific Specialties partners Francisco Pinto (left) and Damien Claire (right,) and their new friend, the docile Chilean Wagyu bull out to pasture at Andes Wagyu in Santiago. It was the end of June in New York City. The gourmet industry gathering that was the 20 ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreLast week, I reported about Sean Casey, a 35-year-old Boston native who is currently serving a 12-and-a-half year prison term for allegedly running down and killing an elderly woman on Harding Avenue in Miami Beach, and then fleeing the scene, back in 2001.While awaiting trial, Case ... More >>
Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar & LatAm Grill in Coconut Grove is a happening spot next to Coco Walk. Short Order went Behind The Line during last Thursday night's Recession Decompression featuring a $20 food and drink deal. Customers were treated to 3 drinks (beer, wine or cocktail) and a new hors d'o ... More >>
Bella Rose's weekend warrior.
Who knew there were lakes in Cuba?
Wine 69 uncorks on a fast-changing stretch of Biscayne Boulevard.
The international cadre of MCs who record for Botanica del Jíbaro are heroes everywhere on Earth except Miami
Canela combines the best of Cuba with a taste of Spain
Books & Books
Film festival projects works from around the world
Celebrating the revolution prematurely
The Hispanic theater festival is full of Cervantes
Classic rockero Nito Mestre hits Miami -- and he may stay awhile
Amoco food store and station
Alt-rockers don't die. They go online.
As a minority recruiter for the U.S. national soccer team, Juan Carlos Michia doesn't just love soccer, he lives it
Is the Clash still the only band that matters?
March 19-25, 1998