Dade County

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Miami Senator Files "Zombie Apocalypse" Bill

    Soon, the undead will arise. Their flesh hanging from their rotten bones like rags, they'll emerge from cemeteries and mortuaries, wandering aimlessly down Biscayne Boulevard in search of their only sustenance: Brains. Living human brains. Society will quickly devolve into an anarchic fight for surv ... More >>

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    March 7, 2014

    Young Breed Talks MMG, Rick Ross, Seven Tre Chevrolet, and "Workin' Smarter, Not Harder"

    Old-school Chevrolets and Miami hip-hop go together as much as the driver and the gold teeth brightening up their smile. Boxes, donks, and bubbles have become a staple of the 305's rap scene, whether it's seeing one gliding on 24-inch rims or hearing about them in a song. Remember "Chevy Ridin' Hi ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2011
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    June 13, 2011

    Big Poppa E Rules the Blues at Tobacco Road Tonight

    ​The oldest liquor license in Dade County belongs to Tobacco Road. B.B. King has played there, John Lee Hooker has played there, and more blues legends than you can roll a barrel of whiskey at have too. It's the type of place where you can swing your wang dang doodle till you find the right wo ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
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    November 12, 2010

    Calling Writers-For-Hire! Crossfade Needs Latin Music Experts

    Yeah, you know Shakira. But do you know Guerrilleros de Nadie?​Did you know that according to 2006 census data almost three quarters of Dade County residents speak either Spanish or some variant (i.e. Spanglish)? And most of those people also sing en Español. That's partly why we here at Miami Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Video: Local MC Serum Releases Music Video for "Brainstorm Troopah"

    via his MySpace​Local hip-hop artist Serum has been making waves with his debut album Brainstorm Troopah. But the 305-reppin' emcee isn't stopping at constant mentions of "Vice City" when it comes to his Miami love. The music video for the album's title track has just been released, and there are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Cubo Kills A Record Exec In New Video

    Watch out, Cubo's comin'! You may have heard of the Pitbull affiliate in years past, but apparently he's making a run for it now with a couple of new videos on the web and talk of a forthcoming album. The video above for his song "I made it" shows a mix of Dade County grime and Southern high life ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Crazy County Fair Food: "The Vandross" Donut Bacon Cheeseburger

    Jacob Katel​Alright, so earlier this week we showed you the Pork Parfait, but that's really just meat and potatoes in a cup. When it comes to culinary advancement in the genre of "fair food" the over the top double Krispy Kreme bacon cheeseburger is a great innovation.You can find the donut burger ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Mixtape of the Week: J. NIC$ - Dirty Sneakers

    ​"Don't judge a book by its cover" is how the old saying goes. Same applies with music. Don't judge certain albums, or in this case, mixtapes, by their covers. J.NIC$ (pronounced jay-nix) is a versatile emcee/rapper/artist out of the northern side of Dade County -- or uptown as he calls it. He rel ... More >>

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    December 24, 2009
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    November 24, 2009

    The Miami Turkey: Double Stuffed, Bacon, Pork, Black Beans & Rice

    Turkey image via / CC BY 2.0Represent​Chicago's got the smokehouse turkey stuffed with hot dogs.Los Angeles turkeys get botox in their gobblers, and surgical breast enhancement.Arizona turkeys get left to cook by solar power on the sidewalk.So what is the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Cesar Canine Cuisine Invades Miami and Gives Your Dog an Intimate Restaurant Experience

    via chinadaily.comOh no I couldn't possibly finish. Have the waiter bring me a doggy bag.​Next time your bitch starts complaining about a lousy meal treat her like a pimp (or pimpette) and slap her with a rolled up newspaper, (that goes for your son of a bitch too). Or you could take her out and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Robbers Enter Restaurant Through Back Door, Shoot Man, and Steal Cash

    via wikimedia commonsNot the actual suspect.​ Closing time at a restaurant usually means that servers and bussers have gone home for the night, cooks have cleaned their stations, and the dishwasher is scrubbing pots, spraying mats, sweeping, mopping, and taking out the trash. The dishwasher may we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Video: King Coleman, Rap Music and Radio Pioneer, Does "The Boo Boo Song"

    Carlton "King" Coleman is one of the most musically influential dudes to ever set foot in Dade County. Read this great New Times profile on him from 2003 to find out how some say he invented rap music, but first enjoy "The Boo Boo Song."

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Destinee From Miami's THC Crew Talks Hip-Hop, The Music Business, and Rockin Shows

    image via Destinee"If you plan to be successful in ANYTHING you do, be prepared to live for it, breathe it, and die for it, if need be."Destinee aka Maiden Dade aka Rita N. is a Dade County Hip Hop impresario, performer, recording artist and member of the THC Crew.Crossfade recently spoke to her by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Jacuzzi Boys to Play Seven-Inch Release Party at Churchill's, Mar. 6

    Miami psych/punk outfit the Jacuzzi Boys are playing a 7" release party at Churchill's Pub on Friday, March 6.  Needless Records is putting out the split with Austin's Woven Bones.  The Dade County side features "The Countess," a sort of unearthly slow burner that highlights Gabriel's voca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Gunline Entertainment Make South Dade Goon Muzik

    Gunline Entertainment is a rap group of young gutter dudes from South Dade's meanest corners steadily making a name for itself by playing shows all over Dade County. From Maracas to Gusto's, Nice and Naughty to Coco's to Sobe Live, they bring a real bloodthirsty-party-vibe with em' wherever they go. ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008

    Hogs on the Highway

    Harley-Davidson’s Biker Bash does it for the kids.

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2008

    Rahsaan Drops Two New Videos

    If you're on the hunt for one of South Florida's hottest up and coming MCs, let us end your quest right now. Rahsaan has been making a strong name for himself in the local hip-hop world in a very short amount of time. He's got old school swagger, versatile rhymes, and is one of the flyest dressed ra ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 1998

    The Final Harvest

    Developers are hungrily eyeing Dade's agricultural heartland, where farmers are a dwindling breed

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    November 6, 1997

    The Rise and Fall of Miamiland

    Way back in 1998 the citizens of Dade County rose up and declared themselves an independent republic. Then the hangover hit.

  • Music

    August 21, 1997
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    July 10, 1997
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    March 13, 1997
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    February 27, 1997
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    January 2, 1997

    New Year's Revolution

    If you had your way, what single adjustment would you make to enhance the experience of living in South Florida?

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    December 26, 1996

    Not Cleared for Takeoff

    If a national coalition of environmental groups has its way, Homestead Air Force Base won't be handed over to private developers just yet

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    November 28, 1996
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    August 1, 1996

    Playing With Fire

    That roaring inferno you see was started intentionally, and if it can be kept under control, it'll do more good than harm

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    July 18, 1996

    The Ethnic Chopping Block

    To win the most important election in Dade County history, the top mayoral candidates have hacked the voting public to pieces

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    June 6, 1996

    If You Sink It, They Will Come

    Creating an artificial reef is no longer a slam-dunk affair, despite an abundance of missile sites, water towers, and wanna-be philanthropists

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    April 4, 1996
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    January 25, 1996

    Our Garbage, Ourselves

    Scaling Mount Trashmore, sorting through the clues to the mystery of everyday life

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    December 28, 1995

    Land of Opportunity

    Dade's property tax assessment appeals system features sloppy record-keeping, a lack of oversight -- and a whole lot of money for those who know how to ask for it

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    October 5, 1995

    Very Big Bucks

    The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company

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    July 13, 1995

    Everything Is Relative

    Dade and its municipalities have more sister cities than you can shake a nightstick at

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    October 27, 1994

    The World According to Carr

    Cynics say that to explore the depths of South Florida culture, all you have to do is scratch the surface. Dade County archaeologist Bob Carr digs deeper and knows better.

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    May 18, 1994

    They Saw Red

    The Dade Grand Jury scrutinizes the county's environmental attitude, and the verdict isn't very verdant

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    March 30, 1994
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    November 3, 1993

    Shelter Fallout

    After years of doing nothing Dade County now plans to put 500 homeless people under one roof. It won't be in your neighborhood, of course.

  • Culture

    October 20, 1993
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    August 11, 1993

    Jail Bait

    Getting sprung from the slammer has never been easier, and the life of a Miami bail bondsman has never been tougher

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    April 14, 1993
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    March 31, 1993


    If you think Dade County is a filthy mess now, just wait till you're drowning in it

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    February 12, 1992
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    January 22, 1992

    Wheeling and Dealing

    U.S. Rep. William Lehman snags $2.5 million in federal money for bike paths in his Dade district - and cyclists aren't taking it sitting down

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    November 27, 1991

    Carry That Wait

    Got a problem with your landlord? Take a number. A big number.

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    September 4, 1991
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    November 28, 1990
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