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Dade County

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    May 19, 2014

    A 14-Foot Great White Shark Named Katharine Spent the Weekend Circling Miami Beach

    After a few days of torrential rain, waterspouts, and tornado warnings to end last week, this weekend brought glorious sunshine and cool ocean breezes -- meaning half of Dade County spent Saturday and Sunday wading in the Atlantic Ocean or enjoying Biscayne Bay. They weren't alone out there. (Cue ... More >>

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    August 2, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Hip-Hop Clubs

    As 305 maestro Pitbull boasts on "Welcome to Miami" (Dat Lil Chico's edition of Jermaine Dupri's infectious ATL anthem): "Y'all got Uncle Sam, we got Uncle Luke." Mr. Worldwide is damn right. Ever since the early days of Luke's booty bass, The Magic City has been an X-rated paradise full of fast be ... More >>

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    June 7, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend

    Is it safe to say that Tropical Storm Andrea was a real pisser for those of us in Dade County? Here we were thinking there would, at the very least, be downpours overnight, maybe a little flash flooding, a power flicker or two. But, no. Nothing. The only thing that happened was our satellite went ou ... More >>

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    June 4, 2013

    Justin Bieber Joins #HeatNation, Parties at Miami Strip Club

    It looks like little Justin Bieber is all grown up, Biscayne strip club style. The 19-year-old superstar was spotted enjoying the Miami Heat game last night, as well as some of the more adult attractions in the 305. It seems the last few days he's been blowing off some steam, and everyone knows t ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013
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    February 26, 2013

    Pepe Billete Releases "Welcome to Dade County" Music Video, Miami Continues to S#!* on Lil Wayne Lame

    First, it was a three-page open letter directed at some shitty rapper who said extraordinarily heinous things about a city that has unconditionally and inexplicably embraced his sorry ass. Now, Pepe Billete has rallied the troops yet again to continue the public shaming of a has-been MC in his lat ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012
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    June 16, 2011
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    April 11, 2011

    Four Fantasy Cover Requests for Dade County Sludge Metal Gods Cavity

    Dade County guys​The time for subterfuge and obfuscation has come to an end. I will no longer employ cloak-and-dagger tricks in order to make a Cavity reunion happen. No. It is time for action! I have already covered a hefty span of their catalogue via my Blast From the Past column, e-mails have ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    Tribute to Benny More With Tiempo Libre at Miami-Dade County Auditorium March 12

    Photo by Daniel Azoulay​In the realm of Cuban music, there's everyone else, and then there's Benny More. And if that seems like a sweeping generalization, so be it. It's a simple fact. Yes, his contemporary Perez Prado left behind some big shoes to fill himself. But even the cat who composed "M ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010

    Axe & The Oak's Record Store Day EP

    ​To close out the year, Crossfade is picking out its favorite albums by 305 artists. Read the full list of Miami's Best Albums of 2010 here.Axe and the Oak Record Store Day EP (Self-Released) We've all seen, heard and loved bands that were total disasters. The bass is too low in the mix, the gui ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    Crossfade Live: Iko Iko at Q American Barbeque

    ​ According to band leader Graham Wood Drout IKO IKO have been playing in Miami for over 30 years. We caught the legendary Dade County killers live at Q American Barbeque on the West End of Miami's Design District on Saturday night. We asked the band if we could record some songs, Graham thought a ... More >>

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    December 28, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Dim Sum, Iron Maiden, Bogotá, Wine Shoe, and Bagels

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/ / CC BY 2.0We are watching like a hawk.​Here are some recent posts from the local fod web.Jewish family goes Tropical Chinese for Christmas dim sum. [FoodForThoughtMiami]Rock N Roll Ribs, Iron Maiden's drummers' restaurant, opens in Coral Springs. [CleanPlat ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Shrooms, The Cape, Bacon, Supper, and Peppers

    Wow, look at all those blogs.​Is it really 52 degrees out right now? That's damn near freezing. What's next, snowballs on South Beach, ice chains on the Turnpike, county workers salting down US1, sledding down Mount Trashmore, ice skating in Kendale Lakes? Cold weather's for the birds, and our str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    SoBe Institute Offers an Actual Job in the Arts

    WikicommonsAnd God said, "Let there be light in Dade County for at least one struggling young intellectual!"​No, this is not a joke, and you're not reading The Onion. There is actually a cultural non-profit in Miami who is looking for applicants for a full-time position. If I had professional-grad ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up - Back To The Future

    Jacob KatelIn the future Short Order will feature 3d holographic food modeling technology. For now we're stuck on the screen, but life moves fast, don't get left behind. Here's what you might have missed last week.B & M Market's landmark Caribbean kitchen on NE 2 Ave and 79th St.Dade County drag ... More >>

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    December 14, 2006
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    November 30, 2006

    Pitbull

    El Mariel (TVT)

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    January 19, 2006
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    April 7, 2005
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    April 8, 1999

    A Historic Dip

    Witnesses to the segregated history of Virginia Beach tell a sorry but inspiring tale

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    March 26, 1998

    Throw Away the Rule Book

    The agency charged with overseeing Florida's high school sports refuses to investigate Miami High's tainted basketball program

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    February 12, 1998

    A Double-Wide Life

    With county officials and neighbors determined to squeeze them out, mobile home owners have become an endangered species

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    December 11, 1997

    The Music Man

    Forget River City; there are problems aplenty at the New World School of the Arts, where members of the music faculty have declared war on their boss

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    October 23, 1997
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    October 23, 1997

    Parks and Profits

    Believe it or not, Miami's planning czar Jack Luft says he can make Virginia Key both lovely and lucrative

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    September 18, 1997

    The Beat Goes Off

    There was Cuban music at Midem's inaugural Miami music conference, but not much -- and maybe never again

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    September 4, 1997

    One Sick Trickle

    Wagner Creek: It's the most contaminated waterway in Florida. And it's ours!

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    April 10, 1997

    It Isn't Easy Being Green

    Homestead Air Force Base is a crucial natural habitat for a rare plant. But don't worry, they'll develop around it.

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    April 10, 1997

    Sudden Wayne Change

    Wayne Huizenga drives a hard bargain at Homestead racetrack -- he'll make millions while Dade taxpayers are taken for a ride

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    March 20, 1997

    Goo Grief

    There's a million cubic yards of toxic sludge on the bottom of the Miami River and you may as well get used to it

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    November 14, 1996
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    September 26, 1996

    Gimme Subterranean Shelter

    When it comes to home security, you can't beat a house designed to withstand an atom bomb.

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    September 26, 1996
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    July 25, 1996
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    July 18, 1996

    Dead Wrong

    Miami's murder rate is going up, up, up, right?

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    July 11, 1996

    Name Droppers

    Every year hundreds of Miami's titularly challenged discover that a new name can mean a new you

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    July 4, 1996

    What Goes Up

    A salute to the small but dedicated cadre of elevator professionals who see to it that your next ride won't be your last

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    June 26, 1996

    Hour Town

    Six months after its debut, the county's scheme to keep teens out of nighttime trouble gets mixed reviews

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    March 21, 1996

    Jailhouse Rumble

    If racial strife and political bickering were crimes, the entire staff of Dade County's corrections department would be locked up

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    February 29, 1996
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    November 16, 1995

    Moniker Sells

    County honchos are having second thoughts about the unwieldy handle they attached to Homestead's new racetrack

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    July 27, 1995

    The Hell with History

    Dade's Architectural history tumbles toward extinction

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    March 2, 1995

    Potty Down

    Tenants in this Northwest Dade public housing project say they're tired of HUD's head games

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    July 13, 1994

    No Butts

    When Cable-TAP told them to cover their asses, the Alliance Film and Video Project called the ACLU in instead

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    January 19, 1994

    Feud for Thought

    Mike is a DUI attorney with a nose for legal loopholes. Alan is a crusading cop with a jones for drunk drivers. Vendetta, anyone?

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    July 28, 1993
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    January 13, 1993

    From The Back of the Bus to the Driver's Seat

    Miami's black community finally gets an honest shot at the county commission, and the scramble among candidates is on

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    February 6, 1991
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    July 18, 1990

    Nothing Personal

    Dade County peddles public records - including yours - for a profit

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