J. Wakefield Brewing Company has an early Christmas gift for Miami. During Art Basel, the brewery will host a pop-up beer garden. Scheduled to take place on December 6, Wakefield is expecting to have 15-20 kegs on hand -- including some of his famous easy-drinking Berliners and possibly several do ... More >>
I've always wanted to try one of those meal plan services. After all, the thought of coming home to find something waiting that doesn't have chemicals or tons of added sodium sounds extremely appealing. Trouble is that most of the meal plans out there involve eating beef and pork and at home, I try ... More >>
Cooper Avenue, the Amir Ben-Zion eatery/market that opened in September has closed temporarily.Yesterday evening, as tourists and locals jammed Lincoln Road to shop and dine in the days before Christmas, the "open" sign was lit outside the restaurant, but the lights inside were dim and chairs were s ... More >>
You'd think Starbucks isn't aware that our economy has tanked. The Seattle-based company has introduced a $7 cup of coffee - you know, just in case you have nothing to spend your money on, like say, oh, I don't know... Your mortgage maybe? How about Christmas presents?The 16-ounce "grande" is Starbu ... More >>
In other weird news, HoneyBaked has announced it will ham it up in Miami by opening pop-up store. There are currently three locations in greater Miami-Dade, but the new pop-up, to go up in Southland Mall, will give residents of South Miami Heights and Cutler Bay an alternative to Butterball this ho ... More >>
For about a century, soda companies have been telling us that their products are the best way to do everything from quench your thirst to celebrate the holidays. Coca-Cola, especially, has set the tone by equating its product to happiness ("Have a Coke and a smile"); world peace ("I'd like to teach ... More >>
LMFAO With Sydney Samson and Far East Movement American Airlines Arena Friday, June 22, 2012 Better Than: The awkward ride home when mom has to explain the "fellatio ratio." LMFAO do not make music for children. But apparently, that's who's listening to them. When Redfoo and Sky Blu first hit th ... More >>
After Ultra Music Festival weekend (and the preceding, uh, seven days of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week), we envision 90 percent of Crossfade's readership to be curled under their bedsheets in the fetal position. Every now and then you get up to sip some kombucha, pack a bowl, suck on ... More >>
Lokal, a new burger joint in Coconut Grove, opened Christmas Eve after much renovation to the space on Commodore Plaza.When Short Order spoke with owner Matthew Kuscher in September, he spun a tale of a small neighborhood restaurant featuring locally sourced food and drink. Kuscher described a mu ... More >>
ThinkGeek.comBacon makes the perfect gift for kids of all ages.Christmas is right around the corner and you're on a mission to find a gift for the bacon lover in your life. Sure you could go to the grocer and buy a package of meat, but why not be creative and get him or her something that require ... More >>
Photo by Sneek PeekFrom Brooklyn to the Sunshine State, rapper J'lynn Irving, who simply goes by J'lynn, splits his time between New York City and the South Florida suburbs. Three years ago, J'lynn moved to SoFla with his mom and started working on his rap career. Influenced by fellow New Yorke ... More >>
Dude, they like, have talons or whatever.The fearless left fielder for our Florida Marlins has revealed his kryptonite: It's green, armored, and scares him more than a fastball low and inside. It's a bug.There really aren't many words necessary here; the video makes the joke just fine. Mantis on rai ... More >>
We knew that Tallahassee's recent $500-million-plus slashing to Medicaid reimbursements would have some pretty dire consequences. Unfortunately, a 35-year-old Miami Beach institution that serves as a second home for dozens of developmentally disabled adults is acting as the canary in the c ... More >>
Just say no to Kevin Burns.We've been seeing a lot of former North Miami mayor Kevin Burns in the news lately. Last week, he appeared on a WPLG news segment complaining about parking meters in downtown Miami. Burns told the reporter that he had been gypped out of $7 because he didn't realize he h ... More >>
Get Back, Sir Paul.Once again, it's that magical time of year ... Super Bowl! Hell, even people who could give a damn seem to get into the spirit. Like Jews shopping for Christmas gifts at Aventura Mall in mid-December, they'll gather 'round the TV somewhere this Sunday with friends and loved o ... More >>
Photo by Kabir Bakie Well it's the last week of the year and there aren't as many "best of 2010" lists out on the South Florida food blogosphere yet. Maybe next week. In the meantime, here's the best of the food blogs. Food for Thought lists his top ten bites for 2010.South Florida Food and Win ... More >>
via SunSentJews love a deal (not to imply any sort of hurtful stereotype, because let's be honest people of all ethnic and religious backgrounds love a deal. There is something wrong with you if you don't). Jews also love the Miami Dolphins (again regardless of identity, there is something wrong ... More >>
via littledebbie.comChristmas Tree CakesWhen I grew up, Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes were as synonymous with Christmas tradition as hanging lights and trimming the tree. I looked forward to trips to the grocery store so that I could get my hands on the colorful box sooner. But i recent ... More >>
Photos by Cathy IzaguirreCan't Stop ... It's a new band.Holidazed 2010 Presented by 10K Islands and Discosoma Records With ANR, Can't Stop, Sumsun, Plains, and Deaf PoetsChurchill's PubThursday, December 16, 2010Better than: A lame corporate office Holiday party.When we heard 10K Islands and Disc ... More >>
Kevin Burns won't be having a Merry Christmas this year. In this week's print edition of Miami New Times (which is available online later today), we chronicle how the former North Miami mayor's 34-year-old business selling Christmas trees is no ho-ho-ho fun.Banana Republican interviewed several p ... More >>
Can't all Holidays just get along? It's that time of year again. Yep, that time when conservatives and cranky Christian organizations start moaning about "the war on Christmas," claiming that businesses and organizations' decision to either ban holiday decorations all together or favor generic wi ... More >>
Ahhh La Ciudad Que Progresa. It's not uncommon to hear jokes at its expense, like the classic rhyme, "Hialeah, agua, fango y factoria," (water, mud and factories). Sure, motorists tend to end up more lost in Hialeah than Helen Keller without a seeing eye dog. After all, it's like, "WTF, street? A ... More >>
Meet pro wrestling legends at Dolphin Mall.
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Or just pretend you made it yourself
When Cuba's top students were sent to the Soviet Union, no one could have guessed they would change from revolutionaries to refugees.