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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Dade County guysThe 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 >>
Photo by Daniel AzoulayIn 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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