No attitude. No cover. No bullshit. That's been the motto at Purdy Lounge since the day the bar first opened its doors 13 years ago. Ever since, we've all come across the SoBe hotspot at one time or another, having started, ended, or ended up staying all night at 1811 Purdy Avenue. While Purdy's ... More >>
Suit up for the second annual iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party and catch some rays at the world-famous, anything-but-subtle Fontainebleau Miami Beach. It's all going down this weekend. And because this wet 'n' wild bash is Clear Channel's baby, we'll be gettin' a poptastic lineup loaded with supers ... More >>
You thought last year's iHeartRadio pool party was, like, the Ultimate. After all, Flo Rida stripped down for the crowd while Enrique and Adam Levine humped out the hits. All the wasted white girls got wasted. And even tatted-up bros felt the love. But just wait for the 2013 edition of iHeartRadio ... More >>
Thanks to the Internet, nothing is a secret. Were you drunk leaving a club this weekend? That little gem is probably on some bouncer's Instagram as we speak. Are you sexting your nanny? A screenshot of that will be on Facebook in no time unless you give her a raise. And if you leave an importa ... More >>
See also "Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias Announce Summer Tour -- plus "Essential Enrique: From 1995 to 'Tonight (I'm F#$%in' You).'" Who is the real Jennifer Lopez? Well, earlier this month, the Australian edition of 60 Minutes praised the entertainer's seemingly grounded, surprisingly un-d ... More >>
Hey local chains, time to get brand smart. Miami celebs, time to get hip to your local chain restaurants. Mr. 305 himself is doing it. Last week Miami Subs partnered with Miami artist Pitbull in a big push to expand the chain. We know of a few more local chains that could use a some famous endorse ... More >>
Lots of successful people have degrees from the University of Miami. Everyone from Gloria Estefan to, like, 10 percent of the NFL. But some of the school's most famous former students never graduated -- either opting to transfer or quit college altogether. Current UM kids, don't take this as inspira ... More >>
Michael Jordan's Charlotte Bobcats may have lost to the Miami Heat last night, but MJ has officially won something else that's hot and from Miami: the hand of Yvette Prieto. According to Charlotte news station WCNC, Jordan asked Prieto to marry him on Christmas Eve. Obviously, she said yes.
To close out the year, Crossfade is picking its favorite albums by 305 artists. Check out the full list of Miami's Best Albums of 2011. Pitbull Planet Pit (Sony) If you grew up in Miami, it's absolutely impossible not to like Pitbull.
Two thousand eleven is almost over, and some of us had better years than others. For most, this year seemed like a downer. But, hey, at least you didn't accidentally spend almost $20K at a strip club, get recalled from office, or embarrass yourself on national television. It really could have bee ... More >>
Ray Mickshaw / FOX On last night's episode of X Factor, we saw "hipster" Philip Lomax sing "Don't Stop the Music" to Rihanna. We saw Simon tap his toe, Paula look intensely happy, Nicole emote, and L.A. shake his head back and forth in approval. Future mechanic Tora Woloshin made us feel old, then ... More >>
Armando Christian Pérez is a boss. El tipo es tremendo performer, Dr. Pepper's best bilingual spokesperson, y Miami's biggest act since Gloria Estefan. Pitbull is undeniably one of pop music's favorite male artists. And no, not just in our Cuban-American eyes, but in the eyes of the 2011 Ameri ... More >>
Calle 13 killin' it at the Latin Grammys.Earlier today in a swanky ballroom at the Avalon Hollywood, the Latin Recording Academy announced its nominations for the 12th annual Latin Grammy Awards. Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 led the field with ten nods while Venezuelan singer Franco De Vit ... More >>
Anna Kournikova, who turned a somewhat successful tennis career into a much more successful career of being a professional blonde sexy lady, has put her Miami Beach home on the market for $9.4 million according to AOL. The seven bedroom, 6,630-square-foot mansion located on the Sunset Islands boa ... More >>
Slip right into Gloria Trevi's dressing room.The Billboard Latin Music Awards are here once again -- and along with it, all the glitz, glamor, and celebrities you can stomach. There will be singers and rappers, songbirds and crooners, hip-hoppers and rockers, actors and starlets, and all manner o ... More >>
Pitbull's gonna drop it on the floor at the Billboard Latin Awards.We're now officially entering the final week of the Last Chance registration phase for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference. The absolute deadline is April 25. So all you wannnabe música Latina superstars and ... More >>
Tonight I'm...WINNING!The 22nd annual Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference rolls into town next week -- and with it, a multitude of stars, celebs and industry types who will descend upon Miami Beach to partake of parties, panels and poolside cocktails at the Eden Rock Renaissance. But the ... More >>
General admission? It wasn't supposed to be.Julieta VenegasPresented by Jack DanielsGusman Center for the Performing ArtsSunday, February 27, 2011Better Than: The last time she was here, at a smokey Dolce and very pregnant. And that show was damned good.Without question, Julieta Venegas is one of ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanKaty Perry is a naughty Santa.Miami seemed to be in a post-Basel slump this weekend. Things were eerily quiet. Still, there was the Y100 Jingle Ball at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise. The annual holiday concert brought together a who's who of chart-toppers including Kat ... More >>
With only a little more than a month until Lil Wayne gets released from Rikers Island, the Weezy buzz continues to build. Of course, it helps that while incarcerated, the reigning rap king has released more music than many of his free-man counterparts. The latest entry in the Wayne canon is I am ... More >>
LIV's signature sky boxes are mimicked at its Sun Life Stadium outpost. Last month, Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee announced a partnership between Sun Life Stadium and Miami Marketing Group to bring the South Beach nightlife experience to Dolphins home games. Well, this diabolical concept has a name ... More >>
I got a text from my friend Tamar the other day, saying, "You wanna go to a Pitbull video shoot?" Hell yeah! I love Pitbull! I grabbed the Kodak and drove to a studio near Coconut Grove. Some of the hottest women I have ever seen were walking around in bikinis, chillin' and posing for the c ... More >>
DJ EFX has been heavy on the South Florida mixtape scene and definitely left a mark on creating highly demanded instrumental mixtapes - as well as "Best Of" mixtapes. And more recently over the past couple years, EFX has been driven in the "Music Video DVDs" market that not a lot of people dive ... More >>
Jowell y RandyAs I'm sure you know by now from previous posts this week, last night was Premios Juventud and some of Latin music's biggest names convened on the 305 to take part in the festivities. Sounds like a good time to hit afterparties, no? Well, that's exactly what I did. In particular, I ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" RosarioFlo-Rida teams up with the ultra-trendy David Guetta to releases his latest single off his upcoming album The Only One. The song is also featured on the Step Up 3D soundtrack. The song is called "Club Can't Handle Me" where Flo handles the main vocals and David Guetta ... More >>
Canadian companies attend America's largest food and beverage show, coming soon to Miami Beach. [GovMonitor]Miami-based Benihana restaurants to donate 100% of Fiji Water sales revenue to Best Buddies charity for month of November. [Reuters]8th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival this weekend at Mark ... More >>
Perhaps you're not an avid follower of the vast array of traditional styles that generally get lumped together under the banner Regional Mexican. And I won't lie to you, neither am I. But millions upon millions of record sales annually (and the fact they're playing the AAA) indicate that there is ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsPulling out of the Sony Ericsson Open this week further delayed Maria Sharapova's return to tournament glory, but it hasn't slowed down her celebrity status. Sharapova still made the trip to Miami, but is instead partying and playing fashionista. She made a promotional appearan ... More >>
So we were driving through Hialeah a few days ago when we saw a billboard advertising Daddy Yankee's cologne. Yeah, yeah, it launched a couple of months ago, but this is the first we've heard of it, and before you blast us for old news you should consider the ramifications of revealing you're on Dad ... More >>
They crank-called Fidel Castro and got busted. Now they're back on the air.
Multiperspective, mega-annoying Vantage Point.
Okay, so Jaime Bayly ain't Jay Leno. But little Mega TV is listo for the big-time.
Performance artist Michael Israel soars to new heights
What's the secret behind Spanish quintet La Oreja de Van Gogh's stateside success? Not surprisingly, they aren't telling
Big Sugar, conspiracies, local talent, and Newspeak
Cuban trade, crabby cabbies, and peace marchers
Your chance to get hot, wet, and sexy -- live on the Beach!
Enrique Iglesias makes gringos look sexy!
Dig what Jorge Moreno has to say
After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same
It's time to stop pointing fingers and start to jump and wave!
November 5 - 11, 1998