This year's Miami Rum Renaissance Festival was bigger than ever. In its new home at the Miami Airport Convention Center at the Doubletree by Hilton, there was ample room for rum exhibitors, seminars, and even on outdoor cigar lounge where attendees could enjoy a spirited smoke.
Tasting our way thr ... More >>
Miami is filled with interesting characters, to say the least. There's that guy who rides around on a motorized bicycle, that man who practically spends all day riding the Metrorail jammin' on his violin, that dude who walks around Hialeah carrying a banjo and wearing a Stetson hat -- the list goes ... More >>
The king of the antibiotic and hormone-free black Angus beef burger patty, Shake Shack, recently launched its first-ever dark chocolate bar.
For $9 a pop you get fancy wrapping with a New York backdrop, paying homage to the first Shake Shack location in Madison Square Park and the scenery that surr ... More >>
Xperimento, named New Times' Best Fusion Band this year,
blends the band members' Latin roots with the American culture that
they all grew up with into a style they've dubbed, "Latin reggae urban soul."Crossfade recently got a chance to talk to the band, who will be playing at Jazid on July 9, ... More >>
Dim Ssam a Gogo and every other truck in South Florida will be out and about this weekend.Yesterday's roundup listing was anemic, perhaps because all of those food trucks were resting their little tires and batteries for this weekend.
Tonight through Sunday, there are nine roundups planne ... More >>
Mr. Chuck Livid.The line between weekdays and weekends gets blurry on Thursday night. For college students, it signals the end of the school week. For working stiffs who gotta get up early Friday morning, it's more of an "I'll go out for a few beers, won't stay out too late, shit it's 3:00 a.m., ... More >>
via U.S. Marshals ServiceJose Figueroa Agosto was arrested this weekend after a decade-long run from the law. He moved boatloads of Colombian cocaine through the Caribbean to U.S. shores, bought dozens of luxury homes and built a house in the Dominican Republican with his own personal zoo, police ... More >>
This time of year, everything should be decided using tournament brackets. Riptide picks our breakfast by scrawling our kitchen's options on a whiteboard. Yogurt and oatmeal always get knocked out in the first round, and Honey Bunches of Oats is highly seeded.
Today a champion will eme ... More >>
Eventually, we're all going to end up unwittingly shooting one of our friends. It happens. It happened to Dick Cheney and his hunting buddy. It happened to Charlie Sheen when he inadvertently capped then-fiancée Kelly Preston. It happened to Plaxico Burress and his thigh. Now the Marlins' Jose ... More >>
Twitter proved a powerful communication tool when a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the island nation of Haiti yesterday afternoon, followed by a series of additional earthquakes well past midnight. Tweets began immediately after the first quake.Trending topics on Twitter this morning ab ... More >>
Opa-locka is unique. There's outlandish Arabian-style
architecture. Gunfights take place in the open. And in 2007, city commissioners
passed a law prohibiting -- and Riptide is not making this up -- saggy pants.
Now a couple of South Florida
entrepreneurs have patented a pants design aimed at s ... More >>