If you're anything like the average American, you spend at least 40 hours a week slaving away in a cubicle.
Yep, you work hard. But chances are you play even harder. And you friggin' deserve it. The good news is you don't have to blow all your hard-earned cash on beer, parties, and debauchery. All ... More >>
Khong River House may have opened just days ago, but on a Thursday evening, the place was already as lively as its sister establishment Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. Like Yardbird, Khong's colors are warm. Repurposed Thai shipping crates serve as wood wall decor. Edison bulbs cast a warm copper ... More >>
Halloween is that time of the year when it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
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By the size of the crowd at yesterday's BurgerFi friends and family event in Aventura (18139 Biscayne Boulevard), you would think the burgers were made of gold bullion instead of free-range, grass-fed beef.The Aventura BurgerFi is the sixth restaurant in the chain, which itself is just over a year o ... More >>
Looks like the South Miami/Coral Gables area is becoming a hotspot for burger joints and gastropubs with ROK:BRGR Burger Bar Gastropub announcing a late summer opening.ROK:BRGR is already a popular eatery in Fort Lauderdale, and owner Mark Falsetto is expanding the popular concept, with plans to o ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose
booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free
speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This
week, Luke explains why Twitter is the social media network preferred
by minorities.Everybody is talking about Facebook's
forthcomin ... More >>
The Virginia Key Grassroots Music Fest is almost here, and that means a stellar music lineup, camping in the cool winter beauty of the subtropics, and more hippies, rastas, and traveling kids than you can shake a beach at.
Meanwhile at Jimbo's, $2 beers, Southern rock and roll, and topless biker ... More >>
Steve Jobs, one of the greatest innovators of both the 20th and 21st Centuries is dead. But his name will ring out eternally through history. 'Cause damn, that motherfucker changed the world and shit.
iTunes is just one of many ingenious inventions to come out of the Apple camp. From apps t ... More >>
Luther "Luke" Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke addresses the absence of bigotry in children.When I drop my 2-year-old son off at day care, I am so amazed at how ... More >>
2 Live Crew's Fresh Kid Ice and Brother Marquis hanging in their natural habitat.If, like Crossfade, you've actually attended the annual Exxxotica Expo at the Miami Beach Convention Center (or some comparably antiseptic megavenue in Chicago, Los Angeles, or New Jersey) and not just feverishly da ... More >>
Edison Gonzalez is an electrician by trade, and allegedly a pervert by habit. Now he's behind bars for using his skills as an electrician to install a secret video camera in a light fixture in the bathroom of his girlfriend's 15-year-old daughter. Back when another Edison invented the lightbulb, ... More >>
Michael MillerDon't blink or you'll miss tonight's playoff actionLet us now praise soon-to-be-famous men, before their college careers, NFL contracts, reality TV shows, and pet pigeons get in the way.Miami high school football playoffs begin tonight with a juicy rematch between Northwestern and C ... More >>
Not long ago, New Times ran a story titled "Escape From South Beach," which makes the case that the epicenter of the gay community is no longer in South Beach. Miami Beach's gay paper, Wire Magazine, apparently took it personally. This week, editor Thomas Barker dedicated an entire issu ... More >>
Forget Edison, Franklin, even Steve Jobs. If there's one innovator we truly love and respect here in South Florida and the Caribbean, it's Charles Ponzi.The guy, let's face it, invented pretty much the best scheme ever. Why do complicated stuff like "invest money" when you can just take it and prete ... More >>
Normally, we wait to print letters to editor in our actual print edition, but the letter we received today by Miami-Dade County teacher Paul A. Moore concerning the recent layoffs at the Miami Herald and its possible closure brings up a lot of good points that we just couldn't wait until then to sha ... More >>
Riptide is live today from Ft. Myers, Florida for Barack Obama's first visit to Florida as President of the United States of America. He'll be continuing the themes from his stop in Elkhart, Indiana and his first press conference last night, talking up the need for a stimulus package.
The event ... More >>