When one contemplates about all that's great in heavy metal, High on Fire should be one of the first bands that comes to mind. The group initially emerged from the ashes of post-Sabbath stoner metal luminaries Sleep. But faster, louder, and meaner than its forebear, High on Fire's always managed t ... More >>
Upstairs at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, past smiling employees at the front desk and cubicles full of researchers and staffers, lies a secluded room behind a password-protected door. Inside, unmoving taxidermies of bears, snakes, and birds stand next to rows of sterile bones, s ... More >>
Living in Miami, you've probably already heard of Groove Cruise. But if you're unfamiliar, here's the scoop: It's the "world's largest floating dance festival" that sails from Miami to Cozumel. And the crazy party is happening this weekend. To kick-off the festivities, and offer people the best fo ... More >>
"Pace yourself." That's party veteran and Groove Cruise founder Jason Beukema's advice to all who board the Norwegian Pearl for the 10th anniversary of the floating uhntz-uhntz bash. "It's so high energy, people go raging from the moment they walk in," claims Beukema. "They go too hard, too fast." ... More >>
This Thursday, October 10, we'll be throwing a little get-together for all those who knew and love the late David Dubrow. Our intern fell victim to the injuries sustained in a Connecticut house fire in August. And we miss him terribly. But the best way to honor him is by raising our glass and toas ... More >>
A Tennessee woman is suing Miami-based cruise line Royal Caribbean claiming the company was fatally slow in responding to a tragedy at sea.Vera Marion says that when her daughter A'riel fell overboard during a cruise on The Allure of the Seas on September 16, Royal Caribbean waited two hours before ... More >>
A Texas woman claims in a lawsuit that Carnival Cruise Lines was not only responsible for the death of her husband after he fell overboard last September, but also slandered her family by telling the media that he had committed suicide. Clint Markham, who died after falling off a Carnival cruise sh ... More >>
Once again the good people at Bravo have found a way to delight us and scare the pants off of us at the same time. The cable network that has given us all those Real Housewives, Rachel Zoe, and Padma Lakshmi know how to put on a good train wreck. So now it's time for the most awesome shipwreck of al ... More >>
Calling all Miami Top Chef fans. Clear your calendars because you're about to set sail on the Top Chef cruise.That's right, mateys. Top Chef: The Cruise sets sail April 11, 2013 from the Port of Miami. The cruise, on board the Celebrity Constellation, will give fans of the Bravo cooking competition ... More >>
May is National Burger Month so local food bloggers at the behest of Burger Beast (Sef Gonzalez) are gathering at Blue Collar to create burgers of their choice. The creations will be on the menu for one week at a time.The daddy of the Twitter mafia, Chowfather, his co-captain, Frodnesor, Fatgirl Hed ... More >>
Micky Arison's Carnival Cruise Lines has another Mickey with a cruise empire about to encroach on its turf. Mickey Mouse that is. Disney Cruise Line has announced that beginning later this year, it will be sail ships out of the Port of Miami for the first time.
She's starred in her own TV series. She's written a series of books. She's been a tabloid scapegoat, and also a tabloid darling. And now, Kate Gosselin is hosting her very own cruise, departing from Ft. Lauderdale in August. When we heard the news, we couldn't help but imagine what the Kate Gosse ... More >>
Two tickets, refunded, please.Do you hear that high-pitched wail? This morning, America's peroxide blonde, bubble-bodied, wannabe hair metal vixens have locked themselves in public washroom across the country and they're weeping uncontrollably while squealing out the chorus to Bret Michaels's " ... More >>
Rivers Cuomo wants to cruise with you.Who would've pegged Weezer's Rivers Cuomo for a cruise enthusiast? But in a YouTube commercial posted today, the emo icon appears ocean-ready (no Buddy Holly glasses) and dressed in a totally Carnival-appropriate outfit (crappy baseball cap and striped, navy ... More >>
Yes, this is a real band with real buccaneersWith 70,000 Tons of Metal's addition of New Jersey's Swashbuckle, Mastodon can't be far behind. These pirate-metal maniacs are the 14th act of an eventual 40. Each will give new, heavy meaning to the luxury cruise ship Majesty of the Seas when it embar ... More >>
After voyaging to Portugal last week, the 70,000 Tons of Metal tanker returns to American shores to welcome Tampa-based Obituary aboard. Now there are 13 bands confirmed for the cruise, which sets sail from Miami to Cozumel, Mexico, and heads back to Miami, Jan. 24-28, 2011. The self-proclaimed " ... More >>
Richard Tucker of Cruise Deals hearts Miami's social media community.This month's Social Media Club South Florida was a massive tweetup to wish Social Fresh Cruise guests a warm bon voyage, Miami style. The event took place November 11 at the Doubletree Grand Hotel on Biscayne Bay.Joining the wel ... More >>
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Six passengers were kicked off a cruise ship in a foreign land. Their crime? Tobacco possession.
The Tropicana's Thursday-night blackjack tournament floats local gamblers' boat