From singing and playing her guitar on the streets and in the subway stations of Madrid to Grammy-winning success, Natalia Jiménez has been living the dream. "It was pretty cool when you're 15 and you've got nothing to lose," laughs Jiménez as she recalls her teenage metro days. "I would just go ... More >>
Ever wanted to become the next Gloria or Emilio Estefan and share the story of Miami's favorite power couple through song, music, and dance under the shiny lights of Broadway? If so, you had better get On Your Feet! and head out to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts on September 21 f ... More >>
Power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan's restaurant, Larios on the Beach, reopens to the public today. Last night members of the press were invited to a grand re-opening party to take a look at the new digs. "Tonight brings back memories from when we first opened Larios on the Beach 22 years ago," ... More >>
Earlier this month, Botran Rum and Grammy award-winning producer Emilio Estefan announced a partnership promoting the mantra, "The night begins with Botran." Last night was the unofficial kickoff with an evening under the Miami sky at the Cardozo Hotel on Ocean Drive. A band played on as rum cockt ... More >>
The South Beach Wine & Food Festival will enter its 13th year when it kicks off this Thursday, February 20. Termed "spring break for chefs" by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse, the event attracts culinary A-listers and some 60,000 fans to Miami Beach for a weekend of parties, dinners, and drinking in t ... More >>
Yasmine Kobt's deep brown eyes have a hard time hiding her real feelings about her restaurant, Mina's Mediterraneo. The large, airy space was a dry-cleaning facility decades ago, but when Kobt recently purchased the property, it was a skeleton of a building. In a project that took more than a year ... More >>
Latin crooner Marc Anthony is hitting up the Fillmore on June 26, but perhaps the more exciting news is that his opening act is President Barack Obama. The two are hitting up the historic concert hall for a fundraiser, and tickets are selling for up to $5,000.
Gloria and Emilio Estefan's decision to hold a swanky $30,400-per-couple fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee featuring Barack Obama didn't sit well with many in Miami's largely Republican Cuban-American community. Hell, Herald columnist Jackie Bueno Sousa even gave ink to the idea ... More >>
I kid you not. The multi-million-record-selling, Grammy-toting Nuyorican salsa singer announced in a press conference yesterday that he has bought a stake in Miami's beloved Fins. The deal places Anthony alongside fellow Latin music royalty, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, who gave new meaning to the ... More >>
CuCu DiamantesThursday, March 5, 2009The Viceroy, Icon BrickellBetter than: The $7 million chandelier in the lobby. So, impresarios and Miami royalty Gloria and Emilio Estefan, actress Selma Blair, Food Network star Ingrid Hoffman and Emmy-winning Mad Men star Jon Hamm walk into a posh hotel. ... More >>
If there's such a thing as Miami royalty, Gloria Estefan is undoubtedly the queen. Along with husband, producer, musician and impresario, Emilio Estefan, she's literally changed the landscape of the Magic City over the years, first putting the town on the map with Miami Sound Machine's run of ... More >>
Gloria Estefan Friday, October 24, 2008 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood Better Than: The Santiago de Cuba Carnival Who can pack a crowd of Gringos and Latinos equally in one South Florida concert arena? If you guessed Gloria Estefan, you are right. Step to the head of the class. Est ... More >>
One of Miami's best-known songwriters was nearly killed in a possible contract hit.
Daniel René, local boy and former member of Menudo, grows into adult success.
Here’s a sound machine for Gloria Estefan: the cash register — Ka-ching! Ka-ching!
Fate may make MSM and JD Natasha the new voices of Latin pop, but they couldn't look or sound more different
It's all about the music, drinking, drugging, and spontaneous consumer frenzy
Hot duo Sin Bandera brings Spanish R&B to the masses
Miami's Latin pop and indie worlds collide
Hecho a Mano "Times Square Records"
Latin alternative music is showing signs of sustainable development
Latin Grammy Awards
Peru's biggest pop star is the latest cog in Miami's sound machine
More debate over athletics versus academics
From the Issue of February 21, 2002
From the week of February 13, 2002
Juan Carlos Diaz had a healthy escort business going. He was ready for the next enterprise
Wherein the author learns that Arturo Sandoval is not a trumpeter, old is young, and tsetse flies don't bite
We are the United States
From the issue of September 13, 2000
The emperor's clothes are wearing thin, as both his top songwriter and the Latin Grammys leave the Estefan court
If it ain't your party, you better fight for your rights
So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.
Is prime time really ready for Latin music?
Shakira's Amphibious Tour 2000
Love him or hate him, Miami Sound Machine architect and Crescent Moon Records visionary Emilio Estefan is a major force in contemporary Latin music