Laine Doss Vincent Chaperon, wine maker for Dom Perignon.Even though Vincent Chaperon is only 34, he has about a dozen years of experience in the world of Champagne. He's also the winemaker for iconic brand Dom Perignon, which is located in the heart of France's Champagne region. The hands ... More >>
Lit-up with accusations of wage violationsThe Starlite Hotel -- better known as that place next to Wet Willie's where you keep waking-up naked on Sunday mornings -- is under investigation for allegedly underpaying its staff.Ex-employees claim the Starlite Café, a restaurant attached to the hotel ... More >>
Image viaThe child will probably need countless hours of therapy to recover from thisIt's there, lurking in your closet buried underneath mounds of clothes. You'd donate it to Goodwill but you know you are obligated to wear it once a year to prove to grandma that you "absolutely love it." Beside, ... More >>
Dinner at these establishments will cost at least $500-plus for you and your loved one. With apologies to China Grill, Grass, and Naoe, all of which just missed the cut at $200 per person.The Setai: Dom Perignon dinner, six course wine dinner, string quartet. Cash bar after 11! $450Blue Door at Dela ... More >>
Decorated FBI agent John Connolly soon goes on trial for murder in Miami. Too bad he wasn't here when the shots were fired.
Hydroponic marijuana production is growing up
It all began when I got that job at the Mutiny Hotel
During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.
Billions in cash generated by the cocaine trade fueled Miami's economy
Casablanca had Rick's, Vegas had the Stardust, Miami's cocaine jazz age had the decadent Mutiny Hotel
Life lessons from Mutiny nights
Can Ray "Benzino" Scott's new hip-hop club survive his reputation?
Nooo, all cheeseburgers are not created the same....
Clothes don't make the MIA
Mack Emerman founded Criteria Recording Studios, made a fortune, lost it all, then lost his mind. Now he's back from the dead and ready to work.
Casablanca had Rick's; Vegas had the Stardust; Miami's cocaine jazz age had the decadent Mutiny Hotel
Miamians' lust for contraband Cohibas has turned the blazing cigar craze into a smuggler's dream
When put to the test, many local sports-theme establishments don't live up to the hype
In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law
Want to know why restaurants charge so much for a bottle of wine? Because they can get away with it, that's why.