Sure, the Skunk Ape doesn't actually exist, but damn do we love some Florida folklore. Several people pulled off a road recently in Myakka River State Park in Sarasota County to catch a glimpse of what they thought was the elusive Skunk Ape, Florida's very own and very smelly version of Big Foot.
Jay Z and Beyoncé love Florida. So much, in fact, they're planning to spend their family vacation exploring the 65,755-sqaure-mile peninsula that 19 million of us call home. According to Contact Music, after Jigga and Coldplay wrap their respective world tours, the hip-hop power couple is teaming ... More >>
If you get hungry driving on Tamiami Trail on the way to Naples, you have few options. You could break out the water and trail mix you hopefully brought from home; you could stop at a roadside bathroom and drink some water, or you could stop halfway for a few beers and some lunch at Joanie's B ... More >>
Hogzilla's Inspired Barbeque, the restaurant named after a mythical giant pig/beast has closed. The South Beach restaurant, which opened the first week of November, 2011, was confirmed closed -- at least for now.During a visit to the restaurant back in November our critic, Lee Klein, called Hogzi ... More >>
Photo by Omar AmadorHogzilla's Inspired BarbequeHogzilla's Inspired Barbeque wants to feed you, South Beach, so tonight at its grand opening party, the chow is on the house. From to 7 to 11 p.m. guests can enjoy bites and signature cocktails with just a simple RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.The man b ... More >>
Lee KleinGreat sandwich, and I'm not pulling your pork.Hogzilla's Inspired Barbeque opened this past Sunday in the former digs of Bar-B-Q Beach on South Beach. Ron Garcia (Burger & Beer Joint) and Raul Rodriguez ("BBQ master") are the owners of this sprawling two-room, two-bar space, which is ... More >>
Lee KleinGuess this means no more Memphis Piggy.The windows of Bar-B-Que Beach, the popular South Beach emporium of wood-smoked meats, are covered in somber brown paper. (Bar-B-Que Beach Two in North Miami folded a couple of years ago.) A posted sign thanks customers for their support through the ... More >>
via MTVOur long, local nightmare is over. Actually, it was more like a slightly upsetting drunken fever dream, but whatever the case last night we said "So long, farewell, auf Guido-sehen, goodnight" once and for all to our most infamous temporary residents: the cast of Jersey Shore. Amazingly, d ... More >>
At Francesco LoCastro's Pinkghost show opening Saturday night, the band Kill Miss Pretty was working the packed room with word of an upcoming gig at Squeeze, which, as far as we knew, had been closed for quite some time.So what's that about? Well, while the venue is indeed now Sea Monster, a few ... More >>
He's the mysterious Oz of the hipster set. Finding him can be a bitch.
Move over, Sasquatch. Beat it, Bigfoot. It's time you met South Florida's own: The great Skunk Ape.
"It was horrible! These creatures were bigger than I am, with razor-sharp teeth! I freaked!"