The final season of Mad Men premeired last night, which means it's time to start salivating. While some of us will froth at the mouth over Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm) and others will drool over Joan Harris (played by Christina Hendricks) all of us will slobber over the slew of classic cocktails ... More >>
1826 Restaurant & Lounge has been open for only a month, but already the restaurant has been generating buzz. Scarpetta's Nina Compton tweeted pictures of her date night at the restaurant and at a recent awards ceremony, several chefs discussed the restaurant. It could be the restaurant's multi-lev ... More >>
Father's Day is this Sunday, and it's an obligatory holiday. One exception: If you're a fetus whose dad has dubbed himself "Yeezus," you have our permission to ignore the holiday from now until forever. But for the rest of us, it's time to start the mad scramble for a last-minute gift. This isn't l ... More >>
Hungover? Haven't you ever heard the best cure is a shot of what got you drunk in the first place? That used to be the only solution for those who love booze. But now there is so much more that every lover of alcohol ought to have for yesterday, today, tomorrow, and all year round. We'll call it Boo ... More >>
Miami is about to get a dose of classic style when Cipriani Downtown Miami opens tomorrow, Friday, May 10.
The sixth season of Mad Men premieres this Sunday, April 7, at 9 p.m. on AMC, and already the spoilers are coming in from blogs and online magazines. We won't share any of them, except to state the obvious -- the two hour episode will have Don Draper, Roger Sterling, Joan Harris, and the rest of Ste ... More >>
Betty has a big season ahead of her.
We know we keep telling you, but Christmas is, like, almost tomorrow. I mean, it's 11 days away, but that might as well be tomorrow. Have you planned? Have you shopped? Have you stopped to smell the roses? STOP SMELLING THE ROSES AND HUSTLE. You don't want to be caught at the eleventh hour scroung ... More >>
The spy is ever less relevant — and still beloved. Why?
The first episode of The Franchise: Miami Marlins featured a shitload of F-bombs and was narrated by Don Draper, officially making The Franchise the greatest thing on TV ever.The first episode covered Ozzie Guillen's Fidel Castro comments, the team's blowing shit up in May, and their shit-the-b ... More >>
You might miss the entrance to the Miami Club Rum distillery (2320 N Miami Avenue, Miami), housed alongside the locked galleries and thrift shops that line North Miami Avenue in Wynwood. The nondescript building is rather small when compared to most rum distilleries in the Caribbean, which come equi ... More >>
Matthew Weiner's commitment to authenticity is second to none. His Mad Men series is a televised portal back in time, a weekly peek into 1960s Manhattan, the advertising industry, and all it entails--booze, cigarettes, depression, submissive wives, etc. But the 1960s were also a time of celebri ... More >>
The two-hour season premiere of Mad Men is this Sunday, and we're desperate to catch up with Don Draper, Peggy Olsen, and Joan Holloway. We're pretty much guaranteed a couple of hours of smartly dressed people behaving badly, drink and cigarette in hand at all times. If only we could go back to t ... More >>
At the end of this week, two hordes of men who have suffered, bled, and fought for five months will meet on a neutral site to bash each others' heads in, to test the limits of their physical strength and stamina, all in the name of sport, conquest, and achieving the status of legend.But who cares ... More >>
Our fellow Floridians, another round of primary elections is upon us and with it comes the usual sleazy political drama. Attack ads clog our airwaves; politicians deliver lofty promises they can't keep; and national news organizations have another chance to bring up the "hanging chad" incident.This ... More >>
First off: Is there any better evidence that the Miami Heat's Big Three is really a two-headed beast than the fact that Dwyane Wade and LeBron James always hold a tandem press conference with Chris Bosh later speaking to reporters alone? If this team is a circus, Wade and LeBron are the tight ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins are in the midst of a two-game losing streak. They just fired their special teams coach after they single-handedly lost the game against the New England Patriots. The starting quarterback position is in doubt. Their football czar is about to walk away, leaving a lot of question ... More >>
The Jackie Papers Uckfay Ooyay (Stiff Pole Records) www.stiffpolerecords.com In honor of Richard "Big Stiff" Konwinski, who passed this past July in Tampa, I'll be juggling between the County Grind and Crossfade blogs doing my Blast From the Past thing on the record label that he founded, Stif ... More >>
Everyone's favorite crazy Miami-based ad agency, Crispin Porter Bogusky, has done a hell of a job selling Americans cheap dead cow meat patties and oily potato slices through its work for Burger King. Now the outside-of-the-box ad agency's next goal is to trick us into eating something nutritio ... More >>
via ticketmaster.comBritney Spears has been an object of desire for more than a decade. Her jailbait "...Baby One More Time" video became a salacious sensation in 1998. Shamefully, often secretively, we've followed her kinky, wacky, outrageous endeavors ever since. If you believe the wisdom of Do ... More >>
Psssst....Drink Me!It isn't often that we New Timesers get a bottle of $200 whiskey in the mail. We did, not long ago, thanks to the folks at Canadian Club, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year with the release of a primo 30-year-old, 80-proof, white-oak-barrel-aged blended whiskey r ... More >>