From the moment Tessanne Chin grabbed the mic and sang her heart out to Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing" on season five of The Voice, the singer sent shivers down spines and made millions of Americans (and Jamaicans) jump off their couches and stare in awe at the TV screen. Chin may have gained i ... More >>
Maybe it's fitting that Valentine's Day's beginnings were filled with tales of saints and martyrs. If you feel forced to celebrate the day with poems, hearts, and flowers, blame it on 18th-century England, where the day evolved into what we now recognize as the opportunity for confectioners and flor ... More >>
Each year, the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon sees 25,000 athletes bounding through the streets of our fair city. This year, the race takes place on February 2, 2014 and, while that may seem far away, training starts now.
How do you know when your immigration system is truly messed up? When people pay $16,000 to be smuggled more than 10,000 miles just to end up in jail and on the wrong side of an STD joke in South Florida.That's exactly what happened to some poor Brazilian bastards who posed as tourists in order to t ... More >>
Essex, England-birthed five-piece Modern English boasts a legacy that's pretty much the reverse of its '80s post-punk peers. Where similar outfits enjoyed serious commercial success in their homeland but only cult-band status in the U.S., frontman Robbie Grey and Modern English achieved the opposi ... More >>
In an effort to force citizens to make healthier choices, a few countries have instituted a "fat tax" or "junk food tax," which requires consumers to shell out more for unhealthy foods. So far, Denmark and Hungary have done so. France has so far restricted its levy to sweetened drinks.Health advocat ... More >>
Photo by Joni WilliamsExterior of the new Rusty Pelican.They may have kept the old name, but everything else at the Rusty Pelican is new. And there isn't a tiki in sight.The menu has been overhauled and now features trendy items like the ahi tuna taco, eel foie gras and duck-fat fried Australian ... More >>
England's favorite frumpy, never-been-kissed, feel-good-story of 2009 has a new album, Someone to Watch Over Me, dropping November 1. And it's generating mad buzz with the 55-to-70-year-old demographic. Susan Boyle's new record will feature a sweet blend of slow jams ranging from Joni Mitchell' ... More >>
I happened to stop by Churchill's Pub in Little Haiti yesterday for lunch and was blessed to find jill-of-all-trades Barbara Eisenhower there. She prepared a fresh batch of shepherd's pie. After eating the delectable beef meal ($6), I researched the history of the dish and found that the folks at ... More >>
Fontainebleau Miami BeachChef de Cuisine Simon Bowker technically has the biggest job at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. He oversees the banquet program, which encompasses more than 220,000 square feet of event space (and you thought your two thousand square foot apartment was impressive). H ... More >>
Founder Neal Gottlieb with a modest six-scooperWell, it starts with organic Three Twins Ice Cream, which isn't cheap -- $5.25 for one scoop, two scoops for $6.95. Plus you've always gotta pay a little more for anything organic. And it's not just any sundae, but a banana split. Fruit ain't free. But ... More >>
These Cantonese crowd pleasers can't be beat.
Recognized, if not widely, as one of the planet's grandest griddlecake events.
Big, distinctive food and a distinctively big bill.
Getting your hair styled has never been so eventful.
Have no fear Socavivor is here!
Local band Nothing Rhymes with Orange has one of its own.
Apparently Aladdin is a Daydream Believer.
Tis the preseason to witness the Panthers newest pick
Celebrate Sir Paul with coffee and music
Gamonet gets digital
Casa Bacardi presents illustrations of history
Revel in well-executed Indian cuisine that stretches beyond the scope of fare featured in our other few Indian eateries
America's most international city was scandalously lubed
The Miami International Film Festival, now over at Miami Dade College, turns yet another leaf
South Florida offers a veritable world tour of frozen goodness
Cheap shots and high steaks